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Macron unveils flagship labour reform programme Macron unveils flagship labour reform programme
- September 02, 2017

The employer can, with the reforms, negotiated directly with the staff about the conditions of their departure, doing away with rigid rules and bypassing unions. "We are the only large economy of the European Union that has not overcome mass unemployment for more than three decades". Among the big global banks, only HSBC has so far said it would shift a large number of jobs to Paris with plans to move 1,000 posts if Britain opts for a hard Brexit. (more...)
Five takeaways from France's labour reforms Five takeaways from France's labour reforms
- September 02, 2017

The reform makes no direct reference to France's 35-hour week but gives employers more flexibility to negotiate deals with employees to work around it. Macron said that changing labor rules was but one "instrument" to attain something larger, "the freeing up of energies". De Bresson said that despite the introduction of measures resisted by unions before, Macron's strategy to hold months of talks with them over the summer had convinced majority to hold off from calling for protests. (more...)
Policeman killed, 7 injured in militant attack Policeman killed, 7 injured in militant attack
- September 02, 2017

According to the newspaper, Pakistani Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist group (banned in Russia) has claimed responsibility for the attack. Militants on Friday evening fired upon a police vehicle at Panthachowk on Srinagar Jammu National Highway. (more...)
Spain to reduce number of North Korean diplomats in Madrid
- September 02, 2017

The situation on the Korean Peninsula has become aggravated in recent months due to Pyongyang's missile launches and nuclear tests, all conducted in violation of UN Security Council resolutions. The Japanese side appears to be seeking measures that include an oil embargo against North Korea as additional U.N. Security Council sanctions. Early Thursday, May visited a United States naval base on the outskirts of Tokyo with Japanese Defence Minister Itsunori Onodera before attending a ... (more...)
White House Requests An Initial $5.9 Billion to Fund Harvey Recovery White House Requests An Initial $5.9 Billion to Fund Harvey Recovery
- September 02, 2017

Trump is traveling to Texas on Tuesday, and said he may return to the area on Saturday. He told reporters, "This is a life safety, life sustaining mission". Congress stepped forward with enormous aid packages in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and Superstorm Sandy in 2012, though some GOP conservatives - including then-Indiana Rep. (more...)
Hero turned villain Dr Kafeel arrested for children's death at Gorakhpur hospital Hero turned villain Dr Kafeel arrested for children's death at Gorakhpur hospital
- September 02, 2017

Dr Rajiv Mishra and his wife Dr Purnima Shukla had been arrested earlier this week and remanded to judicial custody while non-bailable warrants had been issued against Dr Khan and the other accused on Friday. Both Dr. rajiv Mishra and Dr. Purnima Shukla were booked according to the report submitted to Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath by the chief secretary. (more...)
AICTE to close down 800 engineering colleges across India AICTE to close down 800 engineering colleges across India
- September 02, 2017

According to TOI report AICTE chairman Anil Dattatraya Sahasrabudhe has said that it has made a decision to close down those technicalcolleges which recorded less than 30 per cent admissions in the last five years.Anil D Sahasrabuddhe, chairman of the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), which is the regulator fortechnical education in the country, said such colleges will be closed down from next year. (more...)
Massive landslide on Chandigarh-Shimla National Highway, no casualties Massive landslide on Chandigarh-Shimla National Highway, no casualties
- September 02, 2017

At least 6 cars which were parked on the road at the time of the landslide got buried under debris. A video released by news agency ANI shows that a part of the hill fell down on roads taking away many cars which were plying on the road. (more...)
Massive landslide on Chandigarh-Shimla NH Massive landslide on Chandigarh-Shimla NH
- September 02, 2017

Travellers didn't see it coming and before they knew, a huge portion of the hill collapsed while sweeping many vehicles in the process. A video of the landslide has gone viral. The traffic to Dhalli bypass has been diverted via Chotta Shimla and Lakkar Bazar. According to HT report, Vipul Sharma, owner of a vehicle, said his auto was parked near a temple on the highway. (more...)
Ghaziabad: BJP leader Gajendra Bhati shot dead in broad daylight Ghaziabad: BJP leader Gajendra Bhati shot dead in broad daylight
- September 02, 2017

It was a shocking incident for locals as a local BJP leader - Gajendra Bhati - was killed in Ghaziabad. BJP leader Gajendra Bhati and his aid Balbir Chouhan were shot dead by unidentified criminals in Ghaziabad's Khora Colony on Saturday. (more...)
Sikkim Blocks West Bengal Police From Arresting GJM Leaders Sikkim Blocks West Bengal Police From Arresting GJM Leaders
- September 02, 2017

There were no arrest warrants, no search warrant or even a court document. The Sikkim police said that the Bengal police killed the GJM supporter in cold blood. "Corroborating evidence indicates that the person was shot at by West Bengal police officials", he added. The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) today announced of its participation in the September 12 Government-sponsored meeting at Siliguri as instructed by its supremo Bimal Gurung and unanimously resolved to expel Assistant General ... (more...)
Distance Limit of Bars from Schools Reduced to 50m Distance Limit of Bars from Schools Reduced to 50m
- September 02, 2017

Opposition leader and former state president of the Congress party Ramesh Chennithala commented that the LDF government would now go for bar-attached schools and bar-attached temples to cater to tourists. The government has surrendered before liquor barons in return for their help received in the Assembly polls. "The government has declared war against the people by taking the decision", he alleged while adding that the government had "deceived" the people with the decision. (more...)
Shikhar Dhawan to leave for India to attend his ailing mother Shikhar Dhawan to leave for India to attend his ailing mother
- September 02, 2017

Shikhar Dhawan would be leaving for India tomorrow i.e. September 3rd to see his ailing mother", said BCCI in a media release. In case you didn't know. India are eyeing a 5-0 whitewash win against Sri Lanka in the ODIs as well as another victory in the T20I next week, to complete a sensational and flawless tour victory. (more...)
Three new ministers inducted in Karnataka Three new ministers inducted in Karnataka
- September 02, 2017

A controversial video grab in which he allegedly told the Dakshina Kannada police not to spare RSS ideologue Kalladka Prabhakar Bhat, known for his controversial speeches, had led to a political row. While Siddaramaiah has succeeded in having his way in the choice of new entrants to the ministry, he may not be able to wish away the discontent creeping in the party on account of that. (more...)
GDOT to open interstate lanes for Labor Day weekend GDOT to open interstate lanes for Labor Day weekend
- September 02, 2017

Tuesday, Sept. 5. The crackdown runs through Monday, September 4. Motorists can expect a "highly visible" police presence on NY roads this weekend as part of an effort to crack down on drunken driving, Gov. Superintendent George P. Beach II said, "Our goal during this campaign is to step up our enforcement efforts to ensure we can take intoxicated and drug impaired drivers off our roadways before they injure or kill other motorists and their passengers". (more...)
Trump aide Keith Schiller intends to leave White House, sources say Trump aide Keith Schiller intends to leave White House, sources say
- September 02, 2017

Schiller earns a $165,000 annual salary at the White House - a downgrade from his annual earnings before he followed Trump to the White House... Before that, he worked within the Trump Organization as a bodyguard and head of security for almost two decades. (more...)
Multiple fatalities in high-speed, fiery crash in Kalamazoo Township Multiple fatalities in high-speed, fiery crash in Kalamazoo Township
- September 02, 2017

Authorities say the officer shut off his lights and siren and stopped chasing the auto. The officer saw the Charger round the curve near Humphrey Street and continue on, but by the time the officer made it around the curve himself - the Charger was no where to be seen. (more...)
Kate Middleton reveals that Princess Charlotte loves to dance, just like Diana Kate Middleton reveals that Princess Charlotte loves to dance, just like Diana
- September 02, 2017

Taking advantage of his presence, the duchess of Cambridge has revealed that her daughter Charlotte , the sister of prince George , aged 2 years, was already taking dance classes. They shared how their father and the Queen tried to protect them during those days and that they did not expect the scale of the reaction to their mother's death until they were forced to go back to London. (more...)
Companies pledge money, supplies to help Hurricane Harvey victims Companies pledge money, supplies to help Hurricane Harvey victims
- September 02, 2017

It also hopes to increase comfort in the shelters by providing items such as TVs, DVDs, games and stuffed animals for children and healthy snacks. The company has almost 600 Wal-Mart and Sam's Club stores in Texas, which is more than any state. (more...)
USA heavy bombers, jets deliver show of force against N. Korea
- September 02, 2017

The B-1Bs were flown in from Andersen Air Force Base in Guam while the F-35Bs came from a USA base in Iwakuni, Japan . Nuclear-armed North Korea has warned Tokyo against "imminent self-destruction" for siding with Washington , as tensions soar after Pyongyang fired a missile over Japan . (more...)
Russian Federation has drafted formal 'note of protest' to US Russian Federation has drafted formal 'note of protest' to US
- September 02, 2017

The letter of protest was handed to US Embassy in Moscow Deputy Chief of Mission Anthony F. Godfrey, the Russian Foreign Affairs Ministry website reported. On Friday, Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova said the Federal Bureau of Investigation was planning to search the general consulate premises, including homes of the diplomatic staff, which would violate diplomatic immunity. (more...)
Trump, Moon to boost SKorean missile power Trump, Moon to boost SKorean missile power
- September 02, 2017

South Korea on Saturday announced plans to strengthen its missile deterrence capabilities, as part of its response to North Korea's recent missile launches. North Korea escalated regional tensions once again this week by firing a ballistic missile over Japan in defiance of United Nations resolutions and fresh sanctions imposed last month which are expected to slash its export revenues by a third. (more...)
Trump, Abe agree to strengthen pressure on North Korea Trump, Abe agree to strengthen pressure on North Korea
- September 02, 2017

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis met with South Korea's Defense Minister Song Young-moo Wednesday. "We must work together to enhance our collective response to the threats to the worldwide order and global peace and security", she said . A United States ban on travel to North Korea comes into effect on Friday, curbing one of its few remaining supplies of foreign currency. However, diplomats expect resistance from Russian Federation and fellow veto-wielding power China , particularly as ... (more...)
Girl kills herself after 'teacher publicly shames her for period stain' Girl kills herself after 'teacher publicly shames her for period stain'
- September 02, 2017

The child, a student of class 7, jumped off a 25-foot-high building in her hometown in Tirunelvelli, over 600 kms from Chennai . After the girl's death, the teacher is now facing charges of abetment of suicide. When the teacher came to knew about it she chided her. Menstruation has always been a taboo in India, despite women activists rallying for acceptance and and spreading awareness of how periods are a biological process. (more...)
Mexico Has Officially Qualified For The 2018 World Cup Mexico Has Officially Qualified For The 2018 World Cup
- September 02, 2017

The game will kick-off at 21:30 ET / 20:30 local on Friday, September 1st. Considering the game of the Panama national team in the current selection, I think the next round match with the participation of the pair Mexico - Panama cannot be avoided. (more...)
Trinity United Methodist Church: Rally Day to take place September 10 Trinity United Methodist Church: Rally Day to take place September 10
- September 02, 2017

Casual service of prayer and devotion with readings from all faiths. Pastor Doug Taylor. Nursery provided. A 11 a.m. September 10 service will also be held. Tuesday. Beginning Sept. 17, two services will be offered. The Cox City Baptist Church will celebrate its 90th anniversary at 11 a.m. Sunday, Sept. (more...)
Harvey triggers gasoline-price surge just in time for Labor Day Harvey triggers gasoline-price surge just in time for Labor Day
- September 02, 2017

As pipelines and refineries affected by the hurricane come back online and roads continue to open, supply trucks will be able to provide gas stations around Texas with gasoline from suppliers around the country. The Trump administration tapped into the emergency Strategic Petroleum Reserve Thursday in response to the major refinery outages on the U.S. Gulf Coast caused by Hurricane Harvey . (more...)
Trump agree with South Korea Moon on revising bilateral missile treaty
- September 02, 2017

It also objected to the translated title of the South Korean edition as "Capitalist People's Republic of Korea" and the book's cover that replaced the red star in North Korea's official seal with the US dollar mark. CPJ called Chosun Ilbo to request comment, but the call was disconnected. While the North Korean court singled out the newspapers, they weren't the only South Korean publications that reviewed the book. (more...)
Deserve criticism when you don't win: Lehmann Deserve criticism when you don't win: Lehmann
- September 02, 2017

The selectors will make at least one change in Chittagong for a second Test which gets under way on Monday after Josh Hazlewood flew home due to a side injury, with spinner Steve O'Keefe called up to replace him. However, the more likely option would be either two seamers and two spinners or three spinners and a pacer. "You are not going to have too many overs bowled by the quicks as the game goes on". (more...)
PM May says agreed with Japan to speed up North Korea sanctions
- September 02, 2017

However, after a long-range rocket test by North Korea in 2012, Seoul managed to negotiate the near three-fold increase in the range limit to 800 kilometers, putting North Korean military facilities which were previously out of range within reach, as well as parts of China and Japan. (more...)

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