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11 bonded labourers rescued from brick kilns in Kancheepuram

A total of 11 bonded labourers including five kids were rescued on Wednesday from the brick kilns at Paalur in Kancheepuram district.

published on : 21st February 2019

Seven lawmakers quit UK Labour Party over Brexit, anti-Semitism

Seven MPs from Britain's opposition Labour Party on Monday announced they were breaking away and forming an independent group in protest at the party's support for Brexit.

published on : 18th February 2019

Prosecution, conviction for child labour declines

While the number of prosecutions has come down from 2,481 in 2015 to just 545 in 2018, the number of convictions has also seen a decline from 748 to 581 during the same period.

published on : 15th February 2019

24 labourers kept in ‘bondage’ at Sakleshpur brick kiln rescued 

It is said that Manju’s close associates Raju and Murali lured the labourers from Krishnagiri by promising better salary five months ago. 

published on : 6th February 2019

Tamil Nadu: Migrant labourer gets stuck in sludge for over five hours, rescued

On information, firefighters rushed to the spot. Sripaul was later lifted from the pit using a rope. He was taken to Sivakasi Government Hospital. 

published on : 6th February 2019

Three child workers rescued in Odisha, returned to State

Three child labour victims of Andhra Pradesh were rescued by the Government of Odisha and brought to the State on Monday under operation Muskaan. 

published on : 5th February 2019

Sanitation workers are masseurs at this hospital

The 15-bed hospital, plagued by staff crunch, sees 60-70 patients on a daily basis.

published on : 5th February 2019

Rehabilitation of children freed from child labour improves in India: Kailash Satyarthi

The 2014 Nobel Peace Prize winner, who is in the UAE, said that the provisions for children's rehabilitation have become better in countries such as Brazil, Chile, Nigeria and South Africa.

published on : 3rd February 2019

Unaware of benefits, are many of Telangana’s labourers losing out?

Most workers in the construction sector are unable to avail the benefits the State offers, merely due to their lack of awareness regarding the system.

published on : 3rd February 2019

Rescued over 600 minors from child labour in 2018-19, AAP government tells HC

Apart from that 63 cases of child/bonded labour were registered and 43 employers were also arrested, the government has said in its report.

published on : 1st February 2019

NHRC notice to UP government over death of three labourers due to electrocution in Bareilly

In a notice to UP's Chief Secretary, the National Human Rights Commission has also sought the details regarding the relief and rehabilitation that has been provided to the families of the deceased.

published on : 30th January 2019

11 Bihar kids rescued from bangle-making unit in Hyderabad's Chandrayangutta

Eight boys and three girls from Begusaria district of Bihar were rescued from a bangle making unit in Chandrayangutta here on Wednesday.

published on : 25th January 2019

Nine bonded labourers rescued from Kancheepuram rice mill

Confirming the news, S Saravanan, Sub Collector, Kancheepuram, said that an inquiry would be held later in the day. 

published on : 22nd January 2019

Headload workers in Kerala to be trained as lifesavers

Indian Medical Association state secretary Dr Sulphi N said the project would save thousands of lives a year if implemented properly.

published on : 22nd January 2019

Chennai: Strike partially hits banking, insurance services

Government buses, autos and call taxis ran as usual in Chennai and other parts of the State.

published on : 9th January 2019
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