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Rajasthan govt restores 8-hour working in factories; says factory management, employees working as per norms
Business

Rajasthan govt restores 8-hour working in factories; says factory management, employees working as per norms

Labour minister Tikaram Jully management of factories and workers employed there are working as per the guidelines issued by the Centre and the state government regarding social distancing and safety.

Coronavirus Outbreak: RPG Group's infrastructure firm KEC International resumes operations at all factories
Business

Coronavirus Outbreak: RPG Group's infrastructure firm KEC International resumes operations at all factories

Infrastructure firm KEC International on Thursday said it has resumed operations at all its factories in the country in a phased manner

Coronavirus Outbreak: India restarts small businesses, farming in rural areas as pandemic cases rise
Business

Coronavirus Outbreak: India restarts small businesses, farming in rural areas as pandemic cases rise

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government said some activities, including factories and farming, would be allowed from Monday in the hinterland which has been less-hard hit by COVID-19.

Getting India back in the fast lane: Factories, industrial units should be allowed to resume under supervision, writes Naveen Jindal
Business

Getting India back in the fast lane: Factories, industrial units should be allowed to resume under supervision, writes Naveen Jindal

Many industrial units in India have their own townships. Whether in Bokaro, or Greater Noida, or in Tuticorin, they are often self-contained.

Air pollution from transport, factories clear out in European countries during coronavirus lockdown
World

Air pollution from transport, factories clear out in European countries during coronavirus lockdown

Air pollution causes around 400,000 premature deaths each year in Europe, EEA data show.

Why is air pollution so harmful to us? Human being's DNA may hold the answer
science

Why is air pollution so harmful to us? Human being's DNA may hold the answer

Some genetic variants from a human's past can be helpful as it may allow people to have a long life despite smoking

Manufacturing sector activity rises seven-month high in December; companies cautious on 2020 outlook, may impact investment
Business

Manufacturing sector activity rises seven-month high in December; companies cautious on 2020 outlook, may impact investment

The IHS Markit India Manufacturing PMI rose from 51.2 in November to 52.7 in December, registering the "joint-strongest" improvement in 10 months.

Planting trees near factories can cuts down air pollution by 27 percent, study
science

Planting trees near factories can cuts down air pollution by 27 percent, study

The key finding from the study is to start looking at nature and learn from it and respect it.

'Place of coal', one of the worst air-polluted towns in the world, says Greenpeace
science

'Place of coal', one of the worst air-polluted towns in the world, says Greenpeace

Electricity production in South Africa consists of two percent from green energy and 86 percent form coal.

HDFC's Deepak Parekh says economy has derailed in short term due to demonetisation
Business

HDFC's Deepak Parekh says economy has derailed in short term due to demonetisation

With the economy showing signs of slowdown, it is in this regard HDFC's Parekh indicated that business confidence has been hit by demonetisation and factories are not working at full capacity

Night shifts for women: Maharashtra govt's move evokes mixed responses
Mumbai

Night shifts for women: Maharashtra govt's move evokes mixed responses

Maharashtra government's decision to make changes in the Factories Act, 1948, that will allow women to work in night shifts in factories, has evoked a mixed response from different sections of society.

Maharashtra govt to allow women to work in night shifts
Mumbai

Maharashtra govt to allow women to work in night shifts

Maharashtra government today decided to make necessary changes in the Factories Act, 1948 to allow women to work in factories in night shifts.

Factory shutdowns, traffic limits: How Beijing plans to control smog
World

Factory shutdowns, traffic limits: How Beijing plans to control smog

Vehicle emissions are blamed for about a quarter of the pollution, with coal-fired plants and factory production blamed for most of the rest.

Indian brands including Boroplus, Onida being copied and sold in China
Business

Indian brands including Boroplus, Onida being copied and sold in China

The government today said cases where products belonging to popular Indian brands like Natraj Pencil, Boroplus antiseptic cream, Raymond, Onida etc., are being copied and sold in China have come to light.

Samsung in trouble after group alleges labour law violations in factories
News & Analysis

Samsung in trouble after group alleges labour law violations in factories

Fresh off a billion-dollar loss in a patent fight with rival smartphone maker Apple, embattled Samsung Electronics Co now finds itself accused by a labour rights group of mistreating workers in China and illegally using child labour.

Samsung in trouble after group alleges labour law violations in factories
Business

Samsung in trouble after group alleges labour law violations in factories

Fresh off a billion-dollar loss in a patent fight with rival smartphone maker Apple, embattled Samsung Electronics Co now finds itself accused by a labour rights group of mistreating workers in China and illegally using child labour.

Here's why Indian factories can shrug off power blackouts
Economy

Here's why Indian factories can shrug off power blackouts

Indian cities and their companies are well prepared to keep business moving during power cuts because they always have to cope with unreliable supplies.

Factory output in May likely to have risen to 1.8%: Survey
Economy

Factory output in May likely to have risen to 1.8%: Survey

A poll of economists predicts that India's industrial output picked up to 1.8 percent from 0.1 percent in April signalling that the overall demand environment is still weak.