Employees work on an assembly line of Hero Motocorp plant in Neemrana, Rajasthan. Reuters
A rare compensation award to a bonded worker whose child was killed at a textile factory in India could act as a precedent for other slavery survivors seeking justice, human rights campaigners said on Friday.
Even though India boasts of universalisation of primary education, with almost 100 per cent Gross Enrolment Rate (2014-15), quality of education in the last decade has gone down. While ASER 2008 revealed that 50.6 per cent grade 3 children in India could read a grade 1 text, this number reduced to 42.5 per cent
The rise of Narendra Modi as the Prime Minister in 2014 was chiefly attributable to the confidence he inspired among the people on two counts — his personal integrity as a leader and his reputation for administering the government with a strong hand. These had become a dire necessity for the country.
More than a month after Congress President Rahul Gandhi offered his resignation, accepting moral responsibility for the party’s poor performance in the Lok Sabha elections, it remains leaderless. Although Gandhi turned down appeals to withdraw his resignation, efforts are still on to persuade him to stay on.
Global stocks rose on Friday after a top Federal Reserve official cemented expectations of a US interest rate cut later this month, fuelling appetite for riskier assets and keeping a cap on the dollar.
The Abu Dhabi’s real estate market is on solid growth trajectory despite the global trends. The local and foreign investors are upbeat about the capital’s burgeoning property market. Reportage Properties, a leading real estate developer,
The fully integrated, UAE-based, Grandweld Shipyards, has exhibited immaculate operations and achieved a number of landmark milestones during 2018. From environmentally friendly and sustainable services, to closing new deals;