Day: May 2, 2018

1.3 Million Youth Need Jobs Every Month; 8 Million A Year: World Bank

open view web desk Mumbai: More than eight million jobs are required every year for India to keep its employment rate constant, as its working age population (above 15 years) is increasing by 1.3 million every month, a new study has found. India’s employment rate has been declining […]

Marx at 200: Germany torn over revolutionary’s legacy

dpa/AFP / Harald TittelWith scars from the Cold War still fresh, people from capitalist former West Germany and the once communist East are of two minds about German philosopher Karl Marx open view web desk As Germany prepares to mark Karl Marx’s 200th birth anniversary, the revolutionary philosopher’s […]

Harsimrat writes to PM, urges to waive GST on langar items

open view web desk Chandigarh, May 2:  Senior SAD leader and Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal has urged the prime minister (PM) to waive GST on ingredients used to make ‘langars’ in Gurdwaras. In her April 26 letter to the PM, Harsimrat said she hopes that the religious institutions […]

SC Collegium defers decision on Justice K M Joseph’s elevation

  open view web desk New Delhi, May 2: The Supreme Court Collegium today deferred a decision on the issue of reconsidering its recommendation to elevate Uttarakhand Chief Justice K M Joseph as the judge of the apex court which was sent back by the government last week. The […]

Breast cancer screening failure may have shortened 270 lives in England

open view web desk LONDON – As many as 270 women’s lives may have been shortened after an IT failure in England’s breast cancer screening programme meant 450,000 patients were not invited for appointments, Britain’s health minister said on Wednesday. Jeremy Hunt apologised in parliament for the “serious […]

Indian officials lament inaction of cities with world’s worst air

open view web desk NEW DELHI – Only a handful of India’s 100 most polluted cities have drawn up plans to combat air pollution despite being asked to do so three years ago, senior government officials said on Wednesday after a damning report by the World Health Organisation. […]

India should follow China’s example and clean up the air in its cities, which are among the world’s worst for outdoor pollution, the World Health Organization

open view web desk GENEVA – India should follow China’s example and clean up the air in its cities, which are among the world’s worst for outdoor pollution, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday. The WHO’s database of more than 4,300 cities showed Indian cities such as […]

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