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Rajya Sabha passes bill to amend Apprentices Act

Nov 26, 2014

Rajya Sabha passes bill to amend Apprentices Act

The Apprentices (Amendment) Bill, 2014 was passed by voice vote with a majority of speakers favouring the legislation, saying it is aimed at enhancing the skills of youth and make them employable. #Economy #Rajya Sabha #1994 policy #labour #Bandaru Dattatreya #Apprentices Act
Pope Francis slams 'haggard' Europe, warns of 'vast cemetery' in Mediterranean

Nov 26, 2014

Pope Francis slams 'haggard' Europe, warns of 'vast cemetery' in Mediterranean

Pope Francis launched a withering attack today on a "haggard" Europe, urging it to reclaim global leadership after years of crisis and to take in migrants before the Mediterranean becomes a "vast cemetery". #World #Economy #NewsTracker #Europe #TheySaidIt #Pope Francis
Russia losing $40 bn a year due to sanctions over Ukraine

Nov 24, 2014

Russia losing $40 bn a year due to sanctions over Ukraine

The EU and the United States have imposed several rounds of sanctions on Russia over its role in Ukraine, sending the ruble plunging and inflation soaring. #Barack Obama #US #crude oil #NewsTracker #Russia #Germany #European Union #OPEC #Vladimir Putin #oil and gas #UK #Sanctions #Western democracies #Russian gas #Russian Economy #Ruble
Winter session of Parliament begins today, Opposition unites to take on NDA govt

Nov 24, 2014

Winter session of Parliament begins today, Opposition unites to take on NDA govt

Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed confidence that the winter session of parliament beginning Monday will be as productive as the budget session. #Economy #India #Congress #NewsTracker #Trinamool Congress #parliament #Modi #Winter session #JD(U) #Prime Minister Narendra Modi #Indian political parties #Indian Parliaments
Obama signs order expanding U.S. Afghanistan role - NY Times

Nov 22, 2014

Obama signs order expanding U.S. Afghanistan role - NY Times

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obamahas signed a secret order authorizing a broader military mission inAfghanistanin 2015 than originally planned, the New York Times reported on Saturday. The decision ensures a direct role for American troops in fighting in Afghanistan for at least another year, it said, adding Obamas decision was made during a White House meeting with national security advisers in recent weeks. #Economy #facebook #United States #India #China #Brazil #Arabic #Afghanistan #Russia #Argentina #Latin America #Mexico

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Bill Gates is wrong, the rich-poor divide is only getting wider

Feb 03, 2014

Bill Gates is wrong, the rich-poor divide is only getting wider

The former Microsoft bosss faith in the system that gave him all the money he now spends to fight inequality is perhaps instinctive. But there is ample evidence now that inequality is inbuilt in the capitalist system. #Economy #ToTheContrary #Poverty #Bill Gates #poor