2013

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Implement 'Work from Home' policy to curb spread of virus infections, advises government to companies
Business

Implement 'Work from Home' policy to curb spread of virus infections, advises government to companies

Companies have been strongly advised to put in place an immediate plan to implement the 'Work from Home' policy as a temporary measure till 31 March.

Decriminalise 46 more offences under companies law; lower monetary penalties for startups violations, says panel report
Business

Decriminalise 46 more offences under companies law; lower monetary penalties for startups violations, says panel report

The Company Law Committee, chaired by Corporate Affairs Secretary Injeti Srinivas, has also recommended providing power to enhance thresholds for the applicability of CSR requirements under the Companies Act, 2013

Amit Shah heads government panel dealing with sexual harassment at workplace
India

Amit Shah heads government panel dealing with sexual harassment at workplace

Other than Home Minister Amit Shah, the reconstituted panel will also comprise of Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Union Minister of Human Resource Development Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank and Union Minister of Women and Child Development Smriti Irani.

Union Budget 2019: Corporation tax is one of the biggest source of direct taxation for the central govt
Business

Union Budget 2019: Corporation tax is one of the biggest source of direct taxation for the central govt

Corporations with a net income of over Rs 10 crore need to pay a 12 percent surcharge.

#MeToo in India: NCW urges I&B ministry to direct print publications and production houses to form internal complaints committees
India

#MeToo in India: NCW urges I&B ministry to direct print publications and production houses to form internal complaints committees

The National Commission for Women has urged the Information and Broadcasting Ministry to direct print, publication and production houses to form an internal committee to probe complaints of sexual harassment at workplace.

Committees constituted by 29 states, UTs to look into cases relating to sexual harassment at workplace: MoS Virendra Kumar
India

Committees constituted by 29 states, UTs to look into cases relating to sexual harassment at workplace: MoS Virendra Kumar

As many as 29 states and Union territories have constituted local complaints committees to look into cases of sexual harassment at workplace, Women and Child Development Minister of State Virendra Kumar informed the Parliament.

Jharkhand Opposition call for 'bandh' to protest against amendments in Land Acquisition Act; officials take security precautions
India

Jharkhand Opposition call for 'bandh' to protest against amendments in Land Acquisition Act; officials take security precautions

Joining of all Opposition parties in the bandh could be seen as the unity among the non-BJP parties in view of the upcoming general elections next year.

No Nirav Modi firm featured in list of 2.26 lakh companies deregistered as part of anti-black money measure: Govt
Business

No Nirav Modi firm featured in list of 2.26 lakh companies deregistered as part of anti-black money measure: Govt

As part of larger efforts to curb the black money menace, the corporate affairs ministry has deregistered little over 2.26 lakh companies.

WTO deadlock explained: India seeks permanent solution to food security issue, China wants investment debate
World

WTO deadlock explained: India seeks permanent solution to food security issue, China wants investment debate

The 11th WTO ministerial conference meeting in Buenos Aires is on a brink of a collapse. At the centre of the latest crisis is India and China, two of the world's fastest growing economies.

Manual scavenging is a contravention of human rights: Madras High Court
India

Manual scavenging is a contravention of human rights: Madras High Court

manual scavenging was prima facie a contravention of human rights and the right to live with dignity as per the Constitution, the Madras High Court today directed the Centre and the Tamil Nadu government

Egyptian court sentences 20 people to death for killing 13 policemen in 2013 coup
World

Egyptian court sentences 20 people to death for killing 13 policemen in 2013 coup

The Egypt court also handed 114 people sentences ranging from 15 years to life (25 years) and ordered a juvenile jailed for 10 years, officials said.

WCD ministry to launch online portal for women public servants to record sexual harassment complaints
India

WCD ministry to launch online portal for women public servants to record sexual harassment complaints

An e-platform that will enable women employees of the central government to file sexual harassment complaints online is likely to be launched this month.

India and China conduct joint military excercise in Jammu and Kashmir
India

India and China conduct joint military excercise in Jammu and Kashmir

Indian and Chinese armies on Wednesday conducted a day-long exercise focused on humanitarian aid and relief, where a fictitious situation of an earthquake was emulated, an official statement said.

Rajya Sabha passes Lokpal and Lokayuktas (Amendment) Bill, 2016
Politics

Rajya Sabha passes Lokpal and Lokayuktas (Amendment) Bill, 2016

A bill to amend the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013, was passed by Parliament on Thursday doing away with the time limit for public servants to furnish details of their assets and liabilities, which as per the original act was 31 July every year.

For the first time since July 28, Vettel is not the winner
Sports

For the first time since July 28, Vettel is not the winner

Vettel's retirement snapped a winning streak that started at the Belgian Grand Prix in August.

2013: When cricket lost its favourite son, and some sheen
First Cricket News

2013: When cricket lost its favourite son, and some sheen

Playing his 200th test, Tendulkar retired with much more than just 34,000-plus international runs and a slew of batting records.

The top 10 sporting quotes of 2013
Sports

The top 10 sporting quotes of 2013

From Sachin's farewell speech to Murray's emotional words at Wimbledon and Armstrong's 'sorry' for doping -- here are 2013's best quotes from the world of sport.

Flashback 2013: The death of macho man, rise of Deepika and more
Entertainment

Flashback 2013: The death of macho man, rise of Deepika and more

Here's a look at 2013's trending topics onscreen in Bollywood.

Global stocks make sizable gains in bumper 2013
Investing

Global stocks make sizable gains in bumper 2013

Global stocks are closing out 2013 sitting on sizable gains courtesy of super-easy monetary policies and an improving economic outlook, though some emerging markets have less to crow about as funds return to rich-world assets.

Tennis in 2014: Serena chases history as Federer faces new challenges
Sports

Tennis in 2014: Serena chases history as Federer faces new challenges

The men-behind-the-scenes will certainly be hoping that the tour can look toward the next generation rather than the previous generation to keep the fans engaged in the long run.