Swiss vote on world`s highest minimum wage

Swiss voters are to decide in a referendum today whether to bring in the world`s highest minimum wage, offering each and every worker at least USD 25 an hour.

India among countries with highest HIV adolescents

India has been ranked tenth in the list of countries most affected with HIV in 2009.

India among countries with highest HIV adolescents

India has been ranked tenth in the list of countries most affected with HIV in 2009.

Highest suicide rates occur in happiest places

A new study has suggested that happiest places tend to have the highest suicide rates.

Haryana records highest sex ratio since 1901

In a positive sign, Haryana has registered a significant increase in overall sex ratio in the latest Census -- from 861 females per 1,000 males in 2001 to 877 in 2011 -- the highest since year 1901.

Marianne Faithfull receives one of France’s highest cultural honours

British singer Marianne Faithfull has received one of France’s highest cultural honours at a Paris ceremony.

Highest no of complaints of irregularities in MNREGA from UP

The largest number of complaints
relating to irregularities in implementation of MNREG scheme up to March 2010
was received from UP followed by Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan,
Parliament was informed on Tuesday.

Rajasthan has highest number of pvt varsities, RS told

The country has 77 private
universities with Rajasthan topping the list with as many as
16 such institutions.

Child mortality highest in tribal areas

Child mortality rates in India
are the highest in tribal areas with figures exceeding the
national average, according to a new report.

Atrocities against Dalits highest in UP

The cases of atrocities against
Dalits were highest in BSP-ruled Uttar Pradesh followed by
Bihar and Madhya Pradesh, National Commission for Scheduled
Castes (NCSC) said today.

JVM(P) has the highest winning percentage

Among all the political parties
in Jharkhand, it was former chief minister Babulal Marandi`s
Jharkhand Vikash Morcha (Prajatantrik) which scored the
highest winning percentage.

Online bookings highest with travellers from Mumbai airport

When it comes to on-line booking
of air-tickets, travellers from Mumbai take the lead with as
many as 77 per cent opting for these facilities compared to
travellers at six other leading international airports
globally.

Brazil swine flu toll 577, highest in world

A total of 577 people have died from swine flu in Brazil, putting the South American nation at the top of the list of countries reporting fatalities from the Influenza A (H1N1) virus, the health ministry said.

Brazil swine flu toll 577, highest in world

A total of 577 people have died from swine flu in Brazil, putting the South American nation at the top of the list of countries reporting fatalities from the Influenza A (H1N1) virus, the health ministry said.