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Labourer held for raping tribal woman in Odisha

A 22-year-old daily labourer was arrested for allegedly raping a tribal woman from Dumuripada in Kandhamal district, police said on Wednesday.

Child labour: Ice cream is a job, not a treat, for Afghan girl

The gaggle of girls outside a school in Herat are all about the same age, but one of them sticks out.

CPI(M) warns Centre against amendment in Labour laws

CPI(M) today warned the Central government against any amendment in Labour laws as they were an outcome of struggle and not from any favour.

Workers at `fatal` unfinished Brazil World Cup stadium go on `indefinite` strike

Workers at the unfinished Itaquerao Stadium in Sao Paolo, where three workers were killed during construction, have reportedly gone on indefinite strike.

Stroke of luck keeps labourer away from building collapse in Goa

Sanjiv Goswami, a casual labourer, has not stopped thanking his friend, who called him over to Margao town to help him out in some government related work.

Two found dead in J&K

Two persons, including a non-local labourer, were found dead in mysterious circumstances in Baramulla and Leh districts, police said on Thursday.

Labourer injured near Kolkata

A labourer was on Friday injured as a hydraulic drilling machine he was operating overturned.

Four men chop-off labourer`s hands in Pakistan

Four men chopped off the hands of a labourer in Pakistan’s Punjab province after accusing him of involvement in a theft, police officials said Wednesday.

Unidentified men push labourer into furnace in Punjab

A labourer suffered burn injuries on his face when some unidentified persons reportedly forced his head into a furnace.

Militants kill six labourers in Pakistan

Six labourers were gunned down by militants in Pakistan`s restive Balochistan Province on Sunday.

Labourers pelt stone after worker injured in factory in Jamshedpur

A handful of contract labourers today indulged in stone pelting after one of their colleagues sustained injury inside Tata Steel works here.

Labourer’s hand chopped off for demanding dues

A labourer`s hand was allegedly chopped off by his employers in Jharkhand after he allegedly demanded his three months’ dues.

Maha to adopt dead labourer woman`s daughters

Maharashtra has decided to adopt the four daughters of Vijaymala Pattewar, the labourer woman from Beed district who died during an illegal abortion.

Labourer dies, 4 injured in factory blast

A labourer died and four
others were injured in a blast at a metal factory in Jagadhri
area here, police said.

Alert labourer averts train mishap

A labourer found around
150 pandrol clips missing from railway tracks and alerted
motorman of a Katwa-bound local near Balgona station in

Man alleges doctor removed his wrong eye

A 45-year-old daily wage labourer went blind in both his eyes after a surgeon allegedly
removed the good eye instead of the ulcer-affected eye.

Centre to amend contract labourer act soon: Minister

The govt proposes to amend
the contract labourer act to ensure that there is no
discrimination against employees working on same post and
under similar conditions in terms of wages and facilities.

Labourer dragged for two km for refusing to work in MP village

An agriculture labourer who refused to cut the standing crop of soybean of a powerful farmer was dragged for nearly two km by the latter by tying him to a motorcycle and later beaten up till he fainted, police said on Tuesday.

Non-Manipuri labourer shot dead in Imphal

A non-Manipuri labourer was allegedly shot dead by two unidentified gunmen in Imphal West district of Manipur, police said Wednesday.

Labourer killed, 7 injured in house collapse in Kathua

A labourer was killed and seven others were injured, one of them seriously, when an under-construction house collapsed due to heavy rains in Billawar tehsil of Kathua district, officials said here Monday.