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Ten unions on strike tomorrow; Govt expects minimal impact 1.9.2015 deccanherald.com
Essential services like banking and public transport may be impacted tomorrow with ten central trade unions going ahead with their one-day nationwide strike, even as the government appealed to them for calling off the agitation, which BJP-backed BMS and NFITU decided to boycott. While these ten unions claim to have a combined membership of 15 crore workers in public and private sector, including banks and insurance companies, several outfits representing informal sector workers also today announced their support to the strike. Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya, however, said he expects the impact to be minimal. "I dont think essential services will be affected by the strike. I feel that the impact will not be much. I appeal them to call off strike in the interest of workers and nation," Dattatreya told reporters here. The union leaders, however, said the strike will affect the functioning of essential services like banking, transport and supply of power, gas and oil. Countering this claim, Bharatiya ...
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Bhardwaj new AERB chairman 1.9.2015 New Kerala: Tamil Nadu
Chennai, Sep 1 : Nuclear safety expert Shiv Abhilash Bhardwaj has been appointed as the new chairman of the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERD), said a statement on Tuesday.
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Atul Sobti to be BHEL's next CMD 1.9.2015 Latest News
Sobti will assume the charge of the post on or after Jan 1, 2016
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Eset India appoints new country head 1.9.2015 All News-IANS Stories
Eset, a global provider of security solutions for businesses and consumers, on Tuesday said that it has appointed Zakir Hussain Rangwala as its new country head.
India lose to Uzbekistan in Asian Youth Women's Handball 1.9.2015 All News-IANS Stories
Hosts India narrowly missed the chance to win a berth for the World qualifying round as they lost a nail-biting contest to Uzbekistan in the sixth Asian Women's Youth Handball Championships at the IGI Stadium here on Tuesday.
Hungarian railway station denies access to refugees 1.9.2015 All News-IANS Stories
The Hungarian authorities reopened the Keleti train station here after closing it for over an hour but hundreds of refugees waiting to board trains were denied access, a media report said on Tuesday.
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Quietly, Bob Edwards walks away 1.9.2015 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
An announcement that didn't get a lot of notice when it was issued on Friday prompts us to recall one of the most turbulent moments in the history of public radio -- the day NPR canned Bob Edwards, the longtime host of Morning Edition.
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Adani Group wins 50 mw solar power plant in UP 1.9.2015 All Companies Stories
Adani Green Energy Limited has won the competitive bidding for a 50 megawatt (mw) solar power plant in Uttar Pradesh
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Coal India gets 'Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar ' award 1.9.2015 HBL: Home
Promoting rural sports through CSR
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Rs. 410 Crore Allocated to Frequently Drought Affected and over Exploited & Notified Ground Water Blocks 1.9.2015 Govt of india: PIB
In the recent years, there has been a change in the rainfall pattern in the country.
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ERROR: Missing Story Title 1.9.2015 Sify Finance
Wh central trade unions had initially given the strike call to protest against proposed changes in various labour laws, BMS on Saturday decided to pull out. It favoured giving more time to the
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11 Southeastern Asian health ministers to meet in Timor-Leste 1.9.2015 All News-IANS Stories
Health ministers of 11 countries including India will hold meetings from September 7 to 11 to set health priorities and discuss health agenda for the southeast Asian region, the WHO said on Tuesday.
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CWG street lights: Court to announce sentence on September 2 1.9.2015 All News-IANS Stories
A court here on Tuesday reserved its order on pronouncing the quantum of sentence in Commonwealth Games (CWG) street lights case after the CBI requested it to award maximum punishment to the four convicts.
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Penn West to Cut Head Count 35% 1.9.2015 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Penn West Petroleum said that it will cut its head count by 35%, suspend its dividend and scale back its capital spending again amid weak oil prices.
Bharat bandh likely to hit transport, bank services on Wednesday 1.9.2015 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
Ten trade unions to go on strike to protest against changes in labour laws
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Solar installations in India cross the 4 GW-mark 1.9.2015 HBL: Companies
Grid-connected solar power installed capacity has just crossed the 4 GW-mark. As on July 31, 2015, India’s solar capacity stood at 4,102 MW, according to data released today by the Ministry of New...
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Land, resource rights key to Sami people's self-determination: UN expert 1.9.2015 New Kerala: World News
New York, Sep 1 : Securing rights over their land and natural resources is fundamental to the Sami people's self-determination and a prerequisite for them to be able to continue to exist as a distinct people, an independent United Nations human rights expert said after a visit to the Nordic region.
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Water conservation has costly - and stinky - downsides 1.9.2015 LA Times: Commentary
Under orders to slash water use amid a historic drought, cities and towns across the state saved about 75 billion gallons in July, eclipsing Gov. Jerry Brown's once-daunting order for a 25% reduction.
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Daily Crude oil price of Indian Basket was US$ 46.88/bbl on 31.08.2015 1.9.2015 Govt of india: PIB
The Petroleum Planning and Analysis Cell (PPAC) under the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas has reviewed international prices of crude oil and petroleum products during the last month of August 2015.
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ACC Appointments 1.9.2015 Govt of india: PIB
The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the following:
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