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Medical negligence at its peak! Jaipur woman forced to deliver baby on road after hospital refuses admission

Medical negligence at its peak! Jaipur woman forced to deliver baby on road after hospital refuses admission

As per reports, the doctors on duty allegedly refused to admit her citing that it was not yet time for the baby to be born, and asked her to come back the following morning.

Jul 29, 2017, 16:31 PM IST
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.

May 01, 2017, 16:54 PM IST
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.

Jan 23, 2017, 21:27 PM IST
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".

Jan 02, 2017, 15:52 PM IST

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.

Jul 06, 2016, 13:55 PM IST

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!

Jun 17, 2016, 13:52 PM IST

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.

Oct 26, 2015, 16:19 PM IST

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.

Sep 05, 2015, 19:57 PM IST

Respect for labour should be national trait: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said respect for dignity of labour should be our national trait.

Aug 15, 2015, 10:14 AM IST

Maharashtra govt to register workers in unorganised sector

Maharashtra Labour Minister Prakash Mehta on Tuesday said the state government will undertake a campaign from August 9 to register workers in the unorganised sector and is considering a proposal to include farm labourers as well.

Jul 21, 2015, 20:31 PM IST

Kerala planning legislation to address migrant labourers issue

 The Kerala government on Wednesday said it is mulling a new legislation to address the issue of migrant labourers in the wake of their huge influx to the state in search of unskilled jobs.

Jul 15, 2015, 14:16 PM IST

British government moves to restrict strikes, outrages unions

Britain`s Conservative government announced on Wednesday it would seek to pass a law restricting the conditions under which workers can stage strikes in a move that outraged the country`s unions.

Jul 15, 2015, 06:16 AM IST

Spanish workers to get raise after 3 years of frozen wages

Spanish unions and employer organisations signed an agreement Monday to raise salaries after having kept wages frozen for the past three years, another sign of the rebound in Spain`s economy.

Jun 08, 2015, 18:34 PM IST

Brazil gives more rights to domestic workers

President Dilma Rousseff on Tuesday approved legal changes giving more workplace rights to Brazil`s estimated 6.5 million-strong army of maids and other domestic helpers.

Jun 03, 2015, 00:17 AM IST
Ban all forms of labour employing children below 14 years: Kailash Satyarthi

Ban all forms of labour employing children below 14 years: Kailash Satyarthi

Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi on Saturday demanded a complete ban on all forms of labour involving children below 14 years, against the backdrop of Union Cabinet's nod to amend child labour law to allow them to work in family enterprise.

May 16, 2015, 21:49 PM IST

1,859 child labourers rescued in Erode district

A total of 1,859 child labourers were rescued in the district last year, a senior official has said.

May 13, 2015, 12:04 PM IST

Labour of love revives Ray's 'The Apu Trilogy'

 Working frame by frame for over a thousand hours in a labour of love spread over seven long years, top notch technicians have restored Indian master filmmaker Satyajit Ray's masterpiece "The Apu Trilogy".

May 10, 2015, 14:59 PM IST

UK's Conservatives, Labour level in Ashcroft poll as voting starts

 Britain`s ruling Conservatives and opposition Labour were tied on 33 percent in the final national opinion poll from Lord Ashcroft on Thursday as voting was under way.

May 07, 2015, 15:41 PM IST

Qatar hopes to end 'kafala' system in 2015: Minister

Qatar`s labour minister said Monday he hopes the country`s controversial "kafala" system, which critics have likened to modern-day slavery, will be abolished before the end of this year.

May 05, 2015, 00:01 AM IST

British PM in `career-defining` election slip

Politicians are often accused of pursuing their own interests and British Prime Minister David Cameron did little to dispel the impression Friday when he called next week`s general election "career-defining".

May 02, 2015, 02:31 AM IST