Tens of thousands of Danes have gathered for a torchlit vigil in Copenhagen to commemorate the victims of two shootings that shocked the nation and heightened fears of a new surge in anti-Semitic violence.
As many as 14,000 workers from Andhra Pradesh Film Industry Employees Federation, who have been on strike for the last two weeks over low wages and lack of employment regulations, have finally decided to call off their stir as an amicable agreement has been reached with the producers.
Production activities in the Telugu film industry have been hit with an estimated over 10,000 employees resorting to strike demanding hike in wages and better working conditions. There have been no agreements on wages and working conditions for about past four years, though some of the employees have been getting higher pay packets, noted filmmaker Tammareddi Bharadwaja, who is also into trade union activities, said today.
Pakistani police Wednesday arrested hundreds of people after gunmen opened fire on a passenger plane during its landing approach, as fighter jets hit militant targets in the latest round of an anti-Taliban offensive.