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Migrant workers

Gujarat: Alpesh Thakor refutes allegations of inciting mob

Congress MLA  Alpesh Thakor Tuesday refuted all allegations of inciting mob violence against migrant workers from Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Madhya Pradesh in Gujarat.

Oct 09, 2018, 12:34 PM IST

BJP forcing migrant workers to flee Gujarat, Modiji stop this politics: Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam

Several migrant workers from Bihar, UP and MP were forced to flee fleeing Gujarat after mob attacks in connection with the rape of a toddler.

Oct 08, 2018, 10:47 AM IST

11 migrant workers die in Saudi Arabia house fire

Eleven migrant labourers died of asphyxiation in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday in a fire that engulfed the windowless house they shared, Saudi authorities said.

Jul 12, 2017, 20:42 PM IST

Kochi Metro honours 'Real Heroes' with 'Sadya', entertainment programmes

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Saturday travel on a Kochi Metro train when he inaugurates Kerala's first metro.

Jun 15, 2017, 15:57 PM IST

India retains top spot as world's largest remittance recipient country in 2016, receives $62.7 billion: UN report

The study said India was the top receiving country for remittances in 2016 at USD 62.7 billion, followed by China (USD 61 billion), the Philippines (USD 30 billion) and Pakistan (USD 20 billion).

Jun 15, 2017, 10:52 AM IST

After PM Modi raised abuse of migrant workers, Qatar reassures India

Qatar has reassured India that labour reforms will improve the conditions of more than half a million Indian migrants.

Jun 06, 2016, 18:57 PM IST

Jaya Bachchan raises concern over migrant workers being targeted, warns of 'second partition'

Jaya Bachchan on Wednesday warned of a second "partition" in India.

Mar 17, 2016, 02:20 AM IST

China to issue urban residence permit to migrant workers

China is set to issue urban residence permits to migrant workers which will allow them to move to cities and towns with their families.

Nov 16, 2015, 15:51 PM IST

Qatar to launch major labour reform for migrant workers

 Qatar on Tuesday officially launches one of its most "significant" labour reforms to guarantee migrant workers` wages, but rights groups are concerned over implementation of the new regulations.

Aug 17, 2015, 07:53 AM IST

No DNA retest from Brit tourist bodies at Thai murder trial: Lawyer

The defence team for two Myanmar nationals accused of murdering a pair of British backpackers in Thailand confirmed Sunday that they will not be able to retest crucial DNA samples taken from the victims` bodies.

Jul 12, 2015, 16:01 PM IST

Bihar's migrant workers vow never to return to Nepal

Fear is still writ large on the faces of migrant workers from Bihar who have returned from earthquake-ravaged Nepal. Though they are worried over livelihood, jobs and their future, they vow never to go back to the Himalayan country for work.

May 01, 2015, 15:09 PM IST

Odisha steps up measures to prevent swineflu

In a bid to prevent spread of swineflu by migrant workers, health officers of Odisha's Ganjam district will keep track of their return, mainly from Gujarat where the disease has affected many.

Mar 08, 2015, 15:13 PM IST

Odisha steps up measures to prevent swineflu

In a bid to prevent spread of swineflu by migrant workers, health officers of Odisha's Ganjam district will keep track of their return, mainly from Gujarat where the disease has affected many.

Mar 08, 2015, 13:24 PM IST

Telangana to unveil policy to address migrant workers' woes

Telangana government plans to unveil a detailed policy to address problems faced by the workers from the state working overseas, Infotech and Panchayat Raj Minister KT Rama Rao said here on Monday.

Dec 15, 2014, 22:33 PM IST

Migrant workers among seven dead in Libya air raid

Seven people were killed, including five African migrant workers, as pro-government forces carried out air strikes Tuesday on the coastal city of Zuara in western Libya, an official said.

Dec 03, 2014, 01:56 AM IST

Soccer World Cup hosts Qatar still failing migrant workers: Amnesty International

Qatar`s efforts to prevent the abuse of migrant workers have been "woefully inadequate" since the Gulf state pledged to confront exploitation following an outcry over the 2022 World Cup, Amnesty International said on Wednesday.

Nov 13, 2014, 14:36 PM IST

Germany says UK reaching `point of no return` on EU: Report

 German Chancellor Angela Merkel has warned British Prime Minister David Cameron he is approaching a "point of no return" with the European Union over his immigration proposals, a report Sunday said.

Nov 02, 2014, 15:37 PM IST

Over 250,000 Cambodian migrant workers flee Thailand

More than 250,000 Cambodian migrant workers, mostly undocumented, have fled Thailand fearing the military junta`s crackdown on illegal foreign workers, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said Thursday.

Jun 26, 2014, 13:44 PM IST

More than 110,000 Cambodian migrants flee Thailand: official

More than 110,000 Cambodians have fled Thailand to return home in the past week, an official said Sunday, amid fears of a crackdown on migrant workers after last month`s military takeover.

Jun 15, 2014, 12:55 PM IST

Singapore plans centres outside city for migrant workers: Report

Singapore plans to build more recreation centres in the suburbs to draw migrant labourers away from the city after a rare riot in the congested Little India district last year, a report said Monday.

May 05, 2014, 15:22 PM IST