Supreme Court cancels 214 coal blocks allocated since 1993

The Supreme Court on Wednesday cancelled 214 coal blocks allocated since 1993, except four vested with the NTPC and other public sector undertakings.

Reserve three percent govt jobs for disabled: SC to Centre, states

The Supreme Court directed the Centre and state governments to provide three percent job reservation to disabled persons in their departments, companies and PSUs.

Adaptation technologies should be public sector domain: Ramesh

Technologies that support
adaptation to the increasing impacts of climate change in the
area of water, health and agriculture must be in the domain of
public sector rather than private, India said on Tuesday.

Public sector pay rises in Britain despite recession: Report

Public sector employees in Britain are enjoying bigger pay rises, working fewer hours and receiving pensions worth up to three times than those of in the private sector, says media report.

Ireland hit by public sector strike against cuts

Recession-hit Ireland was severely disrupted by a one-day strike Tuesday as about 250,000 public sector workers protested at planned austerity cuts in next month`s budget.