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Jobs, higher wages key focus areas for govt: Bandaru Dattatreya

Jobs, higher wages key focus areas for govt: Bandaru Dattatreya

Union labour minister Bandaru Dattatreya on Monday asserted the government has "moved quite ahead" on the employment generation front and will focus more on increasing wages and social security for workers.

Glucose supplements to women during childbirth may shorten labour time

Glucose supplements to women during childbirth may shorten labour time

A new study has found that glucose supplements given to women during childbirth, especially for the first birth, may shorten the labour time.

Pregnant woman goes into labour, broadcasts it live to 200,000 people on Facebook!

Pregnant woman goes into labour, broadcasts it live to 200,000 people on Facebook!

The mother of two (now three), who is a director at an ad-agency, posted five videos showing live contractions and updates as her baby "moved down the birth canal".

Australian PM Turnbull in reach of hollow election victory

Embattled Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Wednesday pulled within striking distance of the votes needed to form a narrow majority government in a cliffhanger election that has left the country in limbo and his leadership in doubt.

Labour MP Jo Cox shot and stabbed to death in Britain

Labour MP Jo Cox stabbed and gunned to death in Britain. Watch complete news story of News 20 for getting detailed updates!

Light meal during labour benefits most healthy women

Women traditionally have been told to avoid eating or drinking during labour due to concerns they may aspirate, or inhale liquid or food into their lungs.

India pitches for greater mobility of skilled labour at G20

India on Friday favoured greater mobility of skilled labour besides increased movement of goods and capital arguing that it would help the developed nations which are faced with the problem of ageing population.

'Roaring labour costs in China may push investors to India'

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi embarks on a maiden official visit to Europe which aimed at wooing foreign investments, China's official media Thursday said "roaring labour costs" in stricter environmental regulations in the country may push investors to eye India.

Labour panel pitches for enhancing old age pension

Besides, some Members of Parliament on the panel suggested that stringent provisions be made to ensure that workers get their minimum wages as per the law.

Govt looking at archaic labour laws, easy credit to boost manufacturing

Govt looking at archaic labour laws, easy credit to boost manufacturing

'Make in India' is an ambitious programme of Prime Minister Narendra Modi which aims at attracting domestic and foreign investments and boost manufacturing sector growth.

RBI panel for indices on labour, wage to improve policy making

Seeking to address data gap problems, a RBI panel on Tuesday made a case for compilation of separate indices on producer price, labour force, urban wages and household indebtedness with a view to improve monetary policy formulation.

India has more affordable labour than China: Report

India has more affordable labour than China, where the pay is more than double of what is being offered locally, a Towers Watson report says.