News Headlines

US House of Representatives votes to ban imports from China’s Xinjiang over forced labor

WASHINGTON: The US House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to ban imports from China’s Xinjiang region, vowing to stop what lawmakers say is systematic forced labor by the Uighur community. Despite opposition by US businesses, the act passed 406-3 in a sign of growing outrage over Xinjiang, where activists say more than one million Uighurs […]

News Headlines

3 workers die after balconies of 2 flats collapse in Surat

By: Express News Service | Surat | September 23, 2020 6:19:53 am Balconies of flats that collapsed in Rander, Surat. (Photo by Hanif Malek) Three labourers died on Tuesday after balconies of two flats collapsed in Rander zone in Surat. The apartment was empty as the Surat Municipal Corporation had earlier asked all the flat […]

News Headlines

Updates: MoS for Railways Suresh Angadi passes away due to COVID-19 – The Economic Times

!1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Wrap Up: All you need to know about the news that matter Minister of State for Railways Suresh Angadi passes away in AIIMS, Delhi. He was tested positive for COVID19Deepika Padukone has been summoned on September 25 while Shraddha Kapoor and Sara Ali Khan have been summoned on […]

News Headlines

Nitin Patel defends Rajkot hospital staff who ‘pinned down, beat up’ Covid patient

By: Express News Service | Gandhinagar | Updated: September 23, 2020 6:10:32 am Nitin Patil. (File) Defending the medical staff at the Gujarat government-run PDU Hospital in Rajkot, in reference to a recent incident of paramedics beating and pinning down a Covid-19 patient at the hospital, Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel, on Tuesday, said that […]

News Headlines

FinCEN Files — Antiques smuggler in Tamil Nadu jail, and a trade that flourished even after his arrest

Written by Shyamlal Yadav | New Delhi | Updated: September 23, 2020 4:37:59 pm 110 media organisations in 88 countries teamed up with ICIJ and BuzzFeed News to trace the Indian entities and banks named in these SARs filed with FinCEN between 1999 and 2017. Data from the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), the US […]

News Headlines

Four labour bills passed in Gujarat Assembly : Easier for small firms to lay off workers

By: Express News Service | Gandhinagar | September 23, 2020 4:50:49 am Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Dilipkumar Thakor, tabled the Bill. (File) The Gujarat Assembly on Tuesday passed four Bills of the labour and employment department that watered down existing provisions of The Industries Disputes Act, 1947 and the Factories Act, 1948, […]

News Headlines

Oppn to boycott RS till suspension revoked, Govt says ‘express regret’

Written by Manoj C G , Esha Roy | New Delhi | September 23, 2020 4:48:49 am Many prominent MPs were missing from the Monsoon Session of Parliament this year. (PTI) DRAWING THE battle lines, the Opposition on Tuesday decided to boycott Rajya Sabha proceedings till the suspension of eight members is revoked. But the […]

News Headlines

Shapoorji ready to exit as Tata offers to buy out its stake

By: ENS Economic Bureau | Mumbai, New Delhi | Updated: September 23, 2020 11:31:51 am The Tata Group said it is open to buying shares held by the SP Group to aid the latter’s fund-raising efforts, its lawyer told the Supreme Court. (File) THE SHAPOORJI Pallonji (SP) Group said in the Supreme Court Tuesday that […]