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Facebook-parent Meta Platforms said on Tuesday it would layoff 10,000 employess, just four months after it let go 11,000 employees, the first Big Tech company to announce a second round of mass layoffs.
Supreme Court rejects Centre's curative plea for enhanced compensation for the victims of the 1984 Bhopal Gas tragedy from US-based firm Union Carbide Corporation, now owned by Dow Chemicals.
The Supreme Court is scheduled to pronounce its verdict on Tuesday on the Centre's curative plea seeking an additional Rs 7,844 crore from Union Carbide Corporation's successor firms to extend higher compensation to the victims of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy that killed over 3,000 people and caused environmental damage.
India slammed Pakistan on Monday at the 146th Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Assembly in Bahrain. During its address at the Assembly, the Pakistan representative referred to Kashmir in its habitual manner. India through a Right to Reply (RoR) slammed Pakistan at the IPU terming it an "exporter of terrorists" and reiterating that Pakistan has no locus standi on Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh.
Delhi court dismisses Christian Michel's bail plea in AgustaWestland case
NEET-PG 2023 results out, Mansukh Mandaviya congratulates students
External Affairs Minister Jaishankar meets delegation from French national assembly
Tamil writer Perumal Murugan makes it to International Booker longlist 2023
Delhi police signs MoU with Truecaller to curb cyber frauds
Brand India has arrived, says Anurag Thakur on winning Oscar awards
Lauding India's achievements at the Oscars, Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur on Tuesday said 'brand India' has arrived as he called for concerted efforts to make the country a content hub of the world.
Speaking in the Rajya Sabha, he said "RRR's" "Naatu Naatu" has not only won hearts in the country but also across the world.
"It is a matter of pride for India that the Indian film industry has won two world awards in Oscars.
LIC appoints Tablesh Pandey as managing director, effective April 1
Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) on Tuesday said it has elevated Tablesh Pandey, executive director of the company, as its managing director.
His appointment is effective from April 1, 2023, according to a regulatory filing.
Pandey will replace present managing director B C Patnaik, it said.
Congress' Shaktisinh files breach of privilege notice against Piyush Goyal
Congress leader Shaktisinh Gohil on Tuesday filed a breach of privilege notice against Piyush Goyal, Leader of the House in Rajya Sabha, for allegedly violating the rules and established procedures by making allegations against a Lok Sabha member.
In his notice to the Rajya Sabha chairman under Rule 188, Gohil said Goyal violated Rule 238, which clearly states that "no allegation of a defamatory or incriminatory nature shall be made by a member against any other member or a member of the House".
Ensure airlines do not practice predatory pricing: Parliament panel tells govt
A parliamentary panel has asked the civil aviation ministry to cap the upper and lower levels of airfares, and ensure that predatory pricing mechanism is not adopted by the airlines under the cloak of free market economy.
"A perfect balance has to be maintained between the commercial interest of the private airlines and the interest of the passengers so as to enable the private airlines to grow and at the same time the interest of passengers should also be kept in mind, so that they are not fleeced in the garb of commercialisation," the panel said.
India logs 402 new Covid infections in a single day, active cases at 3,903
India reported a single-day rise of 402 coronavirus cases while the active cases have increased to 3,903 in the country, according to the Union Health Ministry on Tuesday.
Two fresh deaths one each in Karnataka and Himachal Pradesh due to the virus have been reported, taking the overall death toll to 5,30,784, the ministry data updated at 8 am showed.
The total number of Covid cases in the country stood at 4.46 crore (4,46,91,338).
China to reopen to tourists, resume all visas Wednesday
Congress MP Shashi Tharoor defends Rahul Gandhi amid attacks on him
Australia says nuclear subs needed to counter militarisation
Australia's defense minister said Tuesday a deal to buy nuclear-powered attack submarines from the United States was necessary to counter the biggest conventional military buildup in the region since World War II.
Australian officials said the deal will cost up to $245 billion over the next three decades and create 20,000 jobs. It comes at a time that China is rapidly building up its own military.
BRS MLC Kavitha to hold round table conference on women's quota bill in Delhi on Mar 15
BRS leader K Kavitha would hold a round table conference in New Delhi on Wednesday with political parties, civil society organisations and others over the Women's Reservation Bill in Parliament.
The round table conference would be held at a hotel in the national capital from 3 to 5 PM on March 15, Kavitha's office said here on Tuesday.
PM Modi holds meeting with top ministers in Parliament
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday held a meeting with his top ministers in Parliament. The minister included Union Minister of Coal Pralhad Joshi, Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal, Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar, Union Minister of Law and Justice Kiren Rijiju, Union Minister Information and Broadcasting Anurag Thakur and Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari in Parliament.
On Monday, the second leg of the Budget session of Parliament resumed after a month-long break. The Parliament was adjourned twice after ruckus by the Opposition as Leader of the House Piyush Goyal sought an apology from Rahul Gandhi over his statement in London.
Rajya Sabha members congratulate teams of 'RRR' & 'The Elephant Whisperers' on their Oscar win
SC rejects Centre's plea seeking more funds for victims of Bhopal Gas Tragedy
Lok Sabha adjourned till 2pm today amid ruckus by Opposition MPs
Congress protest in Parliament over various issues including Adani Hindenburg row
SVB resolution reassuring, will bring relief to startups: IT minister Ashwini Vaishnaw
First Published: Mar 14 2023 | 08:36 AM IST