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4 Labourers Died In Tragic Lift Collapse Mishap: Greater Noida

In a shocking incident that has come into light from Greater Noida, four labourers lost their lives in a tragic lift collapse mishap. The incident reportedly took place on Friday in an under-construction building of of Amrapali Group in the Bisrakh Kotwali area. The labourers were shifted to a nearby hospital immediately after the tragedy took place. However, they were declared dead at the hospital.

Fri, 15 Sep 2023 - 12:25 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: labourers, Greater Noida, accident, Death, National


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Explosion Reported At Cold Storage Unit In Meerut, Workers Trapped

In Uttar Pradesh's Meerut, an explosion of the compressor at cold storage was reported. In the incident which occurred on February 24 afternoon, 15 workers are suspected to be trapped under the lenter of the unit. The lenter plunged due to the jolt of the explosion and the pressure of the burst.  There were over 25 workers in the unit, of which 12 are evacuated. A rescue operation is underway.

Fri, 24 Feb 2023 - 06:48 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Uttar Pradesh, Meerut Explosion, Cold Storage, labourers, RESCUE OPERATION

Courtesy: India Today

Mayor Kritikumar J Parmar

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Gujarat: 7 Labourers Die After Centring Collapse, Mayor Assures Strict Action

In Ahmedabad, seven labourers were reported dead after a centring in the Navrangpora area collapsed. The incident happened on September 14 evening, following which the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation launched an investigation.  The Municipal Corporation Mayor Kritikumar J Parmar said, "We will access if they broke the rules and regulations of the municipal corporation. He also assured strict action against those who constructed the building… read-more

Thu, 15 Sep 2022 - 11:16 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: labourers, Centric Collapse, municipal corporation, Death Reported, Mayor Kritikumar J Parmar

Courtesy: ANI

Labourers died after wall collapse

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Two Labourers Die After Boundary Wall Collapsed In Bhopal, MP

In Madhya Pradesh's Bhopal, two labourers died after the boundary wall of a nullah (drain) collapsed. As per the PTI, the police confirmed the incident on June 21, and said, "The bodies were taken out after an 11-hour effort by teams of NDRF, SDRF as well as civic and police personnel. A case has been registered and further probe is underway". 

Tue, 21 Jun 2022 - 05:34 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Madhya Pradesh, Bhopal, labourers, Police, died

New Born baby

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Odisha Couple Sales New Born For Rs 12,000, Police Launches Investigation

A couple in Odisha sold their newborn baby for Rs 12,000, on January 29. The couple, a resident of Jajpur district, allegedly sold their girl child to a relative, who happens to be childless. Notably, the couple is a daily wage laborer and unable to feed the family of six, as they already have three daughters. Meanwhile, the Jajpur DCPU Tapan Kumar Panda registered a case and is investigating the matter. 

Sun, 30 Jan 2022 - 09:00 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Odisha, labourers, couple, New born, child

Courtesy: Republic World

One lakh rupees returned to labourer by Delhi Constable

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Delhi Constable Returns Bag With 1 Lakh To Labourer

While on duty, Delhi Police constable, Narendra Kumar found a bag containing Rs. 1 lakh cash and was safely returned to the owner, Vijay Kumar, the laborer had mistakenly left it at Shivaji Bridge railway platform. The constable enquired passengers at the station if the bag belonged to someone. However, Vijay returned to the station, and the bag was handed over to him.

Tue, 06 Jul 2021 - 10:20 AM / by Bornika Das

Tags: Delhi, Police Constable, labourers, money

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Farmers' Protests

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Labourers To Join Farmers In Nationwide Rail Blockade On March 13

As labourers have also joined the ongoing farmers’ protest, the farm unions have announced a nationwide rail blockade on March 13. Bharatiya Kisan Union Spokesperson Darshan Pal Singh stated, “This is our next move to intensify the ongoing protest." He added that, together with labourers, they will also protest against corporatisation and privatisation. Singh further expressed his helplessness towards the internet shutdown and FIRs against… read-more

Sun, 07 Mar 2021 - 11:45 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Rail Blockade, Farmer Unions, labourers, Farmers' Protest, Farm Bill

Courtesy: India Today

Roof Collapsed

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4 Workers Die After Factory's Roof Collapses In Delhi

In a tragic incident, four people have been killed after a factory's roof had collapsed in New Delhi’s Khayala area on December 19. In addition to it, two people have been critically injured due to the accident. Police have confirmed that around six labourers, including three women, were in the building during the accident. Moreover, the cops have charged the factory's owner Mahendra Pal regarding the accident.

Sat, 19 Dec 2020 - 05:14 PM / by Sakshi Teresa Emmanuel

Tags: collapse, Factory, labourers, roof collapse, Khayala, New Delhi

Courtesy: Zee News

Disputed site of Delhi's building collapsed

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22-Year-Old Labourer Died After Building Collapse in Delhi

A 22-year-old labourer Virender was killed after debris from three-story-building came crashing down in Delhi's Trinagar on November 10. Reportedly, the labourers were carrying out the demolition process of the building when the accident occurred. The Fire Service Officer, Atul Garg informed that fire tenders were immediately sent to the area and a rescue operation was initiated. The surroundings in the residential areas were also vacated as… read-more

Tue, 10 Nov 2020 - 05:14 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Delhi, labourers, Death

Courtesy: India TV News

International Labour Organization Logo

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Huge Unemployment Rate Among Highly Educated People in Low-Income Countries: ILO

According to the data reported by The International Labour Organisation (ILO), the unemployment rate of youth with higher education level are higher in comparison to those with basic education level in 82% of the low-income countries and 70% of the lower-middle-income countries. Similarly, share of people with basic education qualification or lesser have been largely unemployed in 84% of the high-income… read-more

Tue, 25 Aug 2020 - 11:27 PM / by Tania Mukhopadhyay

Tags: Unemployment rate, jobs unemployment, labourers, RICH COUNTRIES

Courtesy: Economic Times