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Who are the people risking their lives on India’s ‘dirtiest job’?

Anadolu Agency 30 May 2023
Legally, the practice has been outlawed in India since 2013 under the Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation Act ... “Sewage workers die regularly in India, but the central and state governments are not taking a single step to prevent these deaths, simply because the workers are Dalits.”.

A glimpse of golden pomfret breeding base in Zhanjiang City, south China

Xinhua 30 May 2023
This aerial photo taken on May 27, 2023 shows fishery workers lifting a net cage in an aquafarm of Xilian Township of Xuwen County, Zhanjiang City, south China's Guangdong Province ... Besides supplying the Chinese market, Zhanjiang's pomfrets are also exported to the United States, India and Malaysia.

10k Indian workers to replace Palestinians: Israeli government

The Siasat Daily 30 May 2023
Workers from India are hard-working, experienced and fluent in English, the spokesman added ... However, security incidents, military escalation and the lack of a political solution make the dependence on workers from India – who are not affected by these ...

Despite world-beating growth, India's lack of jobs threatens its young

Khaleejtimes 30 May 2023
On a hot summer afternoon, 23-year old Nizamudin Abdul Rahim Khan is playing cricket on a muddy, unpaved road in the Rafiq Nagar slum in India's financial capital, Mumbai. Here, there is scant evidence of India's fast-growing economy ... India is overtaking China to become the world's most populous nation with over 1.4 billion people.

Israel to bring thousands more foreign workers to tackle high living costs

The Jerusalem Post 30 May 2023
The Israeli government announced in late April a plan to bring thousands of workers from India and China to lower the high cost of living in the country ... Earlier this month, Israeli Foreign Minister Eli Cohen signed agreements with India that will see the entrance of 34,000 Indian ...

‘In a hot oven’: India heatwaves take a toll on most vulnerable

Al Jazeera 30 May 2023
Recurring heatwaves in India’s capital New Delhi have taken their toll on construction worker Mamta as she labours and sweats through a gruelling 12-hour work day ... “India has always been a hot country and extreme heat is a fact of life,” Aditya Pillai of the Centre of Policy Research (CPR) told Al Jazeera.

Unemployment falls in Volusia, Flagler. But is that good or bad news?

Daytona Beach News-Journal 30 May 2023
During the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic, unemployment peaked at 14% in both Volusia and Flagler, as tens of thousands of workers were laid off or furloughed ... In Flagler, the ranks of employed workers grew to 50,586, up 2,290 from 48,296 a year ago ... manufacturing plant in Bunnell for Bangalore, India-based Vidya Herbs.
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Indian farmers working in sugarcane field  in the afternoon in Jammu, India, 06 January 2018.

Israel brings in 10,000 Indian labourers to replace Palestinians

Middle East Monitor 29 May 2023
Instead of relying on Palestinian workers, Israel has decided to import 10,000 workers from India ... India are diligent, experienced and fluent in English.

Pilots offered extra Rs100,000 a month to stay at Go Air

Gulf News 29 May 2023
Go Airlines India plans to raise salaries of captains by Rs100,000 ($1,211) a month and by Rs50,000 for first officers as it tries to salvage its operations after filing for insolvency on May 2 ... India’s biggest carrier IndiGo aims to hire 5,000 workers in fiscal 2024, while Air India plans to add more than 4,200 cabin crew and 900 pilots this year.

Go Air pilots offered extra 100,000 Rupees a month to stay: Report

Hindustan Times 29 May 2023
Go Airlines India Ltd ... Read Here ... Last week, India’s aviation regulator gave Go Air 30 days to submit a revival plan, including details on how many pilots it has ... India’s biggest carrier IndiGo aims to hire 5,000 workers in fiscal 2024, while Air India Ltd ... Get Latest India Newsalong with Latest Newsand Top Headlinesfrom India and around the world ....

Go Air plans to raise salaries of pilots by Rs 1 lakh per month to stay

Financial Express 29 May 2023
Follow Us. Go Airlines India Ltd ... Also ReadExplainer. India & The Cape Town Convention ... Last week, India’s aviation regulator gave Go Air 30 days to submit a revival plan, including details on how many pilots it has ... India’s biggest carrier IndiGo aims to hire 5,000 workers in fiscal 2024, while Air India Ltd ... .

Is India’s rural economy diversifying?

Business Line 29 May 2023
The continuing preponderance of workers in primary activities in India is also unlike most middle-income countries at present.

Foreign nurses 'legal limbo’ has been resolved - Healthmark CEO

Independent Online 29 May 2023
This problem arose, Sant Portanier said, because most workers coming from Nepal, India, the Philippines, and Bangladesh are initially employed as carers and after following the required courses, some are promoted to nurses ... Sant Portanier said that it is her company's responsibility to prepare enough workers that government estimates it will need.


Malaysian National News Agency 29 May 2023
The influx of Indian diaspora into Malaya regions has its origins from the mighty ‘Cholas’ time in history which was further facilitated during the British Raj regime in India where plantation workers from the Indian southern state of Tamil Nadu started migrating to Malaysia.

Inside South Korea's race to become one of the world’s biggest arms dealers

Reuters 29 May 2023
At a Hanwha Aerospace factory on South Korea's southern coast, six huge automated robots and more than 150 production workers are churning out 47-ton K9s destined for Poland ... Major powers such as Australia and India operate them ... Oh said Hanwha Aerospace operates successful technology-sharing arrangements in India, Egypt, and Turkey.

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