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Amazon warehouse workers in Europe protest on Black Friday, calling working conditions ‘inhuman’

Amazon warehouse workers in Europe protest on Black Friday, calling working conditions ‘inhuman’

  On the biggest shopping day of the year, U.K.-based trade union GMB is organizing a protest against Amazon for what it calls “inhuman” conditions for warehouse workers. Amazon has been under a microscope recently as it gets ready to bring 25,000 jobs to each of two new “headquarters” locations in New York and Arlington, [...]

November 24, 2018 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Amazon warehouse workers in Europe protest on Black Friday, calling working conditions ‘inhuman’

Who knew? Modi’s black money move kept a closely guarded secret

Who knew? Modi’s black money move kept a closely guarded secret

Prime Minister Narendra Modi handpicked a trusted bureaucrat, little known outside India’s financial circles, to spearhead a radical move to abolish 86 percent of the country’s cash overnight and take aim at the huge shadow economy. Hasmukh Adhia, the bureaucrat, and five others privy to the plan were sworn to utmost secrecy, say sources with [...]

December 10, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Who knew? Modi’s black money move kept a closely guarded secret

Real estate shouldn’t be treated as cash cow; govt needs to overhaul tax structure to curb black money

Real estate shouldn’t be treated as cash cow; govt needs to overhaul tax structure to curb black money

There are several reasons why black money exists within real estate, and some of these are natural consequences of legacy structural issues. The most complex issue is that of tax. Taxation in real estate is considerably regressive. The corrupting areas in real estate – land transactions, for the most part, followed by permissions, followed by [...]

December 2, 2016 Saheli Real Estate Comments Off on Real estate shouldn’t be treated as cash cow; govt needs to overhaul tax structure to curb black money

Black Bedroom with Wood Wall Decor by OES Architekci

Black Bedroom with Wood Wall Decor by OES Architekci

For those who are not afraid of strong accent and original ideas. The bedroom is designed in a modern style, with dark tones centered on a dominant decorative wooden element. The combination of materials – wood, concrete, steel and glass gives the whole interior a chic and sophisticated feel. A variety of lighting creates a [...]

September 10, 2016 Saheli Home Deco Comments Off on Black Bedroom with Wood Wall Decor by OES Architekci

Black Lives Matter protesters close London City Airport runway

Black Lives Matter protesters close London City Airport runway

Flights at London City Airport were disrupted after protesters gained access to the runway. The Met Police said it was called to the site at about 05:40 BST after nine protesters erected a tripod and “locked themselves together” on the runway. The Black Lives Matter UK movement confirmed it was responsible for the protest. City [...]

September 6, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Black Lives Matter protesters close London City Airport runway

Hispanic, Black Students Less Likely To Receive Help For Mental Health Problems

Hispanic, Black Students Less Likely To Receive Help For Mental Health Problems

Black and Hispanic students are less likely to get proper mental health treatment than their white counterparts despite having similar rates of mental health problems, a new study shows. Led by Dr. Lyndonna Marrast, of the Harvard Medical School, researchers examined data involving youngsters under 18 years old and young adults aged 18 to 34 [...]

August 14, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Hispanic, Black Students Less Likely To Receive Help For Mental Health Problems

Black, Hispanic Students Less Likely To Receive Mental Health Treatment Than White Students: Study

Black, Hispanic Students Less Likely To Receive Mental Health Treatment Than White Students: Study

A new study has found that despite having a similar rate of mental health problems as white students, black and Hispanic students are less likely to receive proper mental health treatment, showcasing inherent racial inequalities that may be plaguing educational institutions. The research, led by Dr. Lyndonna Marrast, then of the Harvard Medical School, was [...]

August 14, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Black, Hispanic Students Less Likely To Receive Mental Health Treatment Than White Students: Study

observe: irregular heartbeat more deadly in black sufferers

observe: irregular heartbeat more deadly in black sufferers

Black people with a commonplace heart rhythm ailment are at better hazard than whites for seriouscoronary heart headaches and death, a brand new study unearths. The ailment, referred to as atrial fibrillation, influences approximately 1 percentage of yankee adults and greater than five percent of those 65 and older. Atrial fibrillation can boost a person‘s [...]

June 23, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on observe: irregular heartbeat more deadly in black sufferers

Sikorksy lands new UH-60 Black Hawk order for Mexico

Sikorksy lands new UH-60 Black Hawk order for Mexico

WASHINGTON, April 12  —Sikorsky Aircraft, now a division of Lockheed Martin, has received a U.S. Army contract to build seven specialized variants of its UH-60M Black Hawk combat helicopter for the Mexican military. The $54 million contract, through the U.S. Foreign Military Sales program, will cover the construction and modification of the “uniquely configured” Black [...]

April 13, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on Sikorksy lands new UH-60 Black Hawk order for Mexico

Black Single Mothers Are More Than Scapegoats

Black Single Mothers Are More Than Scapegoats

If I had a dollar for every time a single mother got blamed for the problems in the African American community, I’d be rich. If I had two dollars for every time someone said a single mother’s problems would be solved with the addition of a man to the household, I would be even richer. [...]

April 7, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Black Single Mothers Are More Than Scapegoats

WHITE IS THE NEW BLACK: A famous apartment returns to market with digital makeover

WHITE IS THE NEW BLACK: A famous apartment returns to market with digital makeover

The Black Apartment” has gone white. A famed coal-colored lacquer loft in Chelsea well-known for its sexed-up Shanghai nightclub theme is returning to market, stripped of the décor that made it famous. Gone are the erotic accessories, the decorative handcuffs, the nude portraiture, the animal skins and the Gucci chain saw. Instead, the apartment, which [...]

April 3, 2016 Saheli Home Deco Comments Off on WHITE IS THE NEW BLACK: A famous apartment returns to market with digital makeover

Departing UN Official Calls Organization a ‘Black Hole’ of Bureaucracy

Departing UN Official Calls Organization a ‘Black Hole’ of Bureaucracy

Which operation has the United Nations bungled most badly? The ponderous response to the Ebola epidemic — or the ongoing deployment of 4,500 troops in Haiti? Or was it the dispatch of peacekeepers to the Central African Republic who have ended up accused of raping and abusing the people they’re supposed to be looking out [...]

March 19, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Departing UN Official Calls Organization a ‘Black Hole’ of Bureaucracy