15 January 2018

Union Budget 2018: Trade Union urge govt to focus on job generation 15.1.2018 Business Standard: Today
The leaders claimed thousands of people had lost their jobs because of demonetisation
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The Union Finance Minister, Shri Arun Jaitley launches the countrys First Agri-commodity Options Contracts in Guar Seed on the occasion of Makar Sankranti; FM: A significant step in the direction of a 14.1.2018 General News
The Union Finance Minister, Shri Arun Jaitley launches the countrys First Agri-commodity Options Contracts in Guar Seed on the occasion of Makar Sankranti; FM: A significant step in the direction of agricultural trade as this will ensure that the farmers will receive a better price for their commodities.
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Trade union 14.1.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Trade union
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Doing business rankings based on hard data: Word Bank 14.1.2018 General News
With its own chief economist raising doubts over ‘doing business’ rankings of certain countries, World Bank has said ranking indicators and methodology are designed with no single country in mind and rankings are based on “hard data”. The World Bank’s chief economist Paul Romer told The Wall Street Journal on Friday that the organisation changed the methodology of its ‘doing business’ rankings in ways that were unfair and misleading, and the organisation will recalculate the rankings for at least the past four years. “We treat all countries equally in our research, and the Doing Business indicators and methodology are designed with no single country in mind but so that the overall business climate can be improved,” the World Bank said in a statement. Romer had cast doubts over Chile’s ranking and had not said anything on India, which in the latest ranking jumped 30 places to be ranked 100th out of 190 countries after it implemented reforms in most indicators, including ..
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Trade unions urge government to focus on job generation in Union Budget 14.1.2018 Hindu: Business
“The government must consider its capacity to generate productive employment. But its approach is to create more entrepreneurs. The government forgets that the workers’ numbers are much higher than those of entrepreneurs”
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TUs urge govt to focus on job generation in Union Budget 14.1.2018 General News
Trade Unions want the government to allocate more funds in the Union Budget for employment generation and claimed that opening up the retail market to foreign players would lead to further loss of jobs. Though Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had said suggestions made by TU leaders during a pre-budget consultation meet last month would be considered, the leaders felt the government’s economic exercise was only meant to benefit corporate house. The leaders of two major central unions claimed thousands of people had lost their jobs because the government’s demonetisation decision had adversely affected small and medium industries, forcing them to either shut down or sack workers. “We want the government to spend the maximum in job creation. We think after such a big loss of jobs in India because of demonetisation, the government should bring back jobs lost and generate more jobs,” All India Trade Union Congress (AITUC) general secretary Amarjit Kaur told PTI. AITUC and the …
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Traders in PoK protest against load shedding, raise slogans against Pak PM 14.1.2018 Latest News
The people of PoK blame Islamabad for exploitation of its resources and in return keeping the region in the dark
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Traders protest against load shedding in PoK 14.1.2018 General News
Traders in Muzaffarabad, Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK), blocked the Neelum Valley road and burnt tyres to show their anger against load shedding and damage of transformers in the area.The protest was called by the Anjuman Tajiran (trade union) in Muzaffarabad as local businessmen have been facing huge losses due to severe power cuts.The protesters raised slogans against the Water and Power Development Authority and Prime Ministers of PoK and Pakistan.The police tried to disperse the protesters forcibly, causing major tension in the area.A protester said, “We have requested the concerned authority, but they are not listening. Since the PML (N) government has come to power, our problems increased manifold”.It is ironic that the hub of hydropower generation, PoK suffers long and persistent power outages, ranging from four to 12 hours.As per an estimate, PoK produces roughly 1,500 MW electricity through hydropower but fails to get its total requirement of 400 MW.The people of PoK blame .
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12th Festival of Thang – Ta held 15.1.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
12th Festival of Thang – Ta held
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Male models say top fashion photographers harassed them – NYT 15.1.2018 Reuters: Entertainment News
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Male models and assistants who worked with high-powered fashion photographers Bruce Weber and Mario Testino say they were subjected by them to molestation, sexual advances and unnecessary nudity, The New York Times reported on …
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Male models say top fashion photographers harassed them: New York Times 15.1.2018 Reuters: Hollywood News
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Male models and assistants who worked with high-powered fashion photographers Bruce Weber and Mario Testino say they were subjected by them to molestation, sexual advances and unnecessary nudity, The New York Times reported on …
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In the Nuclear Standoff, Ordinary North Koreans Disappear 14.1.2018 The Wire
An advocate for North Korean refugees outlines an alternative approach to political change and regional peace in Korea.

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An Internet for Making Citizenship Stronger 14.1.2018 The Wire
It is time to reflect on the Internet and its role from the perspective of the people, of the public interest and of society.

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Have not received any benefit under GST? Here is the culprit 15.1.2018 Rediff: Business
The anti-profiteering authority has so far got 169 complaints alleging that suppliers of goods or services have not passed on GST benefits to customers.
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DU scholar, supporters continue hunger strike to demand teacher’s arrest 14.1.2018 Education
The relay hunger strike by a Delhi University Ph.D. scholar — who has filed a police complaint over alleged casteist remarks made against him — and his supporters on the campus to demand the arrest of the so-called erring Professor continued for the fourth day on Sunday.
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Kerala youth protest: Support pouring in from various quarters 14.1.2018 General News
Support is pouring in from various quarters for a 29-year-old youth, who has been lying in front of the Secretariat here for the past 766 days, demanding a CBI probe into his brother’s alleged custodial death. For the youth, Sreejith, who has been observing a sit-in protest on the side walk in front of the Secretariat, housing the offices of Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, ministers and bureaucrats, his only mission is to bring those responsible for his brother, Sreejeev’s death, to book. Sreejith is on a hunger strike since the past eight days. As the protest went viral on social media platform, people from various walks of life, especially youngsters, have been gathering in front of the secretariat to express solidarity holding ‘Justice for Sreejith’ banners. They took out a march this morning with women also participating. Congress leader V M Sudheeran and young Malayalam Actor Tovino Thomas were among those who visited Sreejith and extended their support this …
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After 764 Days of Protest, Kerala Man Still Seeking Answers for His Brother’s Death 14.1.2018 Top India News- News18.com
The 30-year-old alleges that his brother Sreejeev was tortured and killed in police custody in 2014, and is demanding an investigation by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).
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