13 May 2015
New Delhi: In a major overhaul of child labour laws, the Cabinet on Wednesday approved a complete ban on employment of children below 14 years, except for some family businesses, entertainment and sports activities, while raising the punishment for violations to up to three years of jail.
15 May 2015
Washington: US President Barack Obama has welcomed the decision of the Senate to move forward on his ambitious trade deals, saying its absence would make American businesses and workers disadvantageous. Obama said he shares the values of Democratic critics who worry that any trade deal will be detrimental to American workers while warning that blocking a trade deal will be bad for the US.
08 May 2015
London: Britain's Conservative Party and the Labour Party on Friday were competing closely to garner an overall majority in General Election held on Thursday.
07 May 2015
London: The UK went to polls on Thursday with incumbent Prime Minister David Cameron's bid for a second term on knife-edge as his ruling Conservative Party was locked in a tense electoral battle with the opposition Labour in the country's closest election in decades.
02 May 2015
London: Kate Middleton was today admitted to St Mary's Hospital in London in the early stages of labour.The 33-year-old Duchess of Cambridge was admitted to the Lindo Wing of St Mary's Hospital, where her first baby Prince George was born in July 2013.
05 May 2015
New Delhi: In a meeting with the government on Wednesday, trade unions have decided to strongly oppose the new proposals in the Industrial Relations Bill, which makes firing of employees easier and forming of unions difficult.
01 May 2015
Ranchi: Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das said investments made in any sector should be in the interest of the labour force as both were important in the progress of the state.
01 May 2015
New Delhi: Internet giant Google on Friday celebrated 'Labour Day' with tools-enabled colourful Doodle. A set of tools like a pair of gloves, measuring tape, wrench, screws, nuts and insulating tape are put together in order to write its name 'Google'.
30 Apr 2015
New Delhi: Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya on Thursday called for creating a conducive environment for workers and to recognise and respect dignity of labour in the backdrop of government's 'Make in India' programme.
03 May 2015
Mumbai: Labour efficiency and technology development are two critical issues to deliberate upon in the next phase of 'Make in India', according to Boston Consulting Group (BCG) India MD Arindam Bhattacharya .