India  /  Published 23.09.20

New labour regime that tilts to the employer

By Basant Kumar Mohanty, Our business bureau in New Delhi

India  /  Published 23.09.20

Law: blanket exemption

A bill on industrial workers’ rights passed on Wednesday empowers the states to grant unconditional exemptions to any new industry, prompting academics and labour unions to voice fears for the f...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 16.09.20

Inventor to demonstrate his device in Jharkhand

A government sanitation worker from Jalaun in Uttar Pradesh has invented a mechanism which ensures a motorbike only starts if the rider is wearing a helmet. He will be live demonstrating his invention...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Calcutta  /  Published 13.09.20

Lifeline chugs back to life on day of NEET

 Metro staff at the stations were busy in the morning and evening guiding students and their family members. “It was good to be back doing what we are used to,” a station superintende...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 10.09.20

Prized company

Sir — This year there will be a 35-day gap between Mahalaya and Mahashasthi because, for only the second time in the 21st century, there will be two new moons in Ashwin. This phenomenon — ...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 09.09.20

Road to hell: Failure of Motor Vehicles Act

The outcome of irresponsibility is seldom favourable; in the worst case, recklessness can even lead to the loss of lives. The latter is what the new Motor Vehicles Act — the amended legislation ...
By The Editorial Board in

West Bengal  /  Published 08.09.20

Ban on extra colour, additives in tea

The Tea Board of India has directed tea producers and merchandisers to not add extra colour to any form of tea made in India and sold in domestic or international markets. Tea Board secretary Rishike...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 29.08.20

Fire safety audit of all Covid hospitals

The public works department has decided to conduct fire safety audit of all Covid hospitals, quarantine centres and safe homes where patients have been put up.  The decision was taken after a fi...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 05.08.20

Railway clocks 97% punctuality in July

North Central Railway has maintained safe and efficient train operations by clocking its highest punctuality rate of 97.02 per cent in July this year, according to a release. It also recorded an overa...
By Our Bureau in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.08.20

Ranchi sweet shops lax with masks

Food safety officials did not find adulteration in any of the milk products sold by sweet shops in the capital during an inspection on Sunday, but some staffers at the shops weren’t wearing face...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


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