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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’

Campus Calling: DU to reserve seats for acid attack survivors, students with thalassemia

Campus Calling: DU to reserve seats for acid attack survivors, students with thalassemia

This year, Delhi University will reserve seats for undergraduate studies in its affiliating colleges for acid attacks survivors and students with thalassemia and dwarfism. The move comes after the university adopted the revised Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016. The law gives not less than 5% reservation to students with disabilities taking admissions in [...]

May 26, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Campus Calling: DU to reserve seats for acid attack survivors, students with thalassemia

Campus Calling: 60,000 register for DU UG admissions but forms incomplete

Campus Calling: 60,000 register for DU UG admissions but forms incomplete

Close to 60,000 applicants have registered for undergraduate admissions through the Delhi University’s online application form even though no one has been able to complete the form. The university has made four out of the nine sections of the form unavailable. Academic details section of the form has been blocked to avoid confusion as the [...]

May 26, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Campus Calling: 60,000 register for DU UG admissions but forms incomplete

WhatsApp Says India Top Market for Video Calling Minutes; Over 55 Million Video Calls Made Per Day Globally

WhatsApp Says India Top Market for Video Calling Minutes; Over 55 Million Video Calls Made Per Day Globally

After intensive testing, WhatsApp started rolling out the video calling feature in November last year across all platforms globally. Now, after six months of the feature being live, WhatsApp confirms that India is the top country in the world to use the video calling feature. In India, a total of over 50 million video calling [...]

May 9, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on WhatsApp Says India Top Market for Video Calling Minutes; Over 55 Million Video Calls Made Per Day Globally

Grand Jury Latest Voice Calling On Eden Health District To Dissolve

Grand Jury Latest Voice Calling On Eden Health District To Dissolve

Grand jurors criticized the district — which no longer owns and operates a hospital or other direct care assets to deliver acute health care solutions — for spending more time managing real estate holdings than focusing on its core mission to provide medical services. East Bay Times: Alameda County Grand Jury Calls For Eden Health [...]

July 17, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Grand Jury Latest Voice Calling On Eden Health District To Dissolve

Study: Calling your kid ‘fat’ could be counterproductive

Study: Calling your kid ‘fat’ could be counterproductive

Two studies highlight the complex relationship between parents’ perceptions and their children’s weights. One study found that no matter a child’s actual weight, those whose parents believed they were overweight gained more weight. The other study found that more than 82 percent of parents underestimate the weight of their overweight or obese children. The first [...]

June 1, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Study: Calling your kid ‘fat’ could be counterproductive