May 19, 2016 1:30 am
The white dust is free crystalline silica, the “powder of death” — lethal byproduct of quartz crushing that causes the incurable and irreversible respiratory disease, silicosis.
May 18, 2016 2:02 am
In October 2013, the NHRC recommended a compensation of Rs 5 lakhs each for their families and asked the state government to submit a compliance report by February 2014.
May 17, 2016 4:20 am
Supreme court directed the Gujarat government to release more than Rs 7 crore as compensation to the families of 238 workers who died due to silicosis after working in Godhra’s quartz and stone crushing industries.
Updated: November 30, 2022 9:27:08 am
In a bid to ease the process, from November 30, people can file forms on https://www.passportindia.gov.in/ and pay for the same online to book appointments.
Updated: November 30, 2022 9:25:52 am
At present, schemes for Divyangs are implemented through the Social Justice and Special Assistance Department's Commissioner, according to sources in the know of the matter.
November 30, 2022 9:25:47 am
BJP, which is seeking to expand its caste outreach in UP and spared no effort in honouring Mulayam on his death, is also recalling the SP founder's contributions in its speeches.
November 30, 2022 9:22:46 am
The concentration of suppliers in China, the site of most production by Foxconn which accounts for 70% of iPhones made globally, has been a key feature for Apple, the world's most profitable smartphone vendor.
November 30, 2022 9:22:35 am
The change of name, announced after a series of consultations with global experts, has been provoked by the racist connotations that “monkeypox” sometimes carries. Both names will be used simultaneously for one year while “monkeypox” is phased out, the WHO said.
Updated: November 30, 2022 9:22:07 am
The experts attributed the improvement in AQI to the change in wind speed direction. Mumbai on Tuesday also recorded a minimum temperature of 17 degrees Celsius, which is three degrees less than normal.
November 30, 2022 9:22:05 am
Scott Clyne was able to get the ring after it fell into the ocean.
November 30, 2022 9:20:45 am
AR Rahman says he is proud of daughters Khatija Rahman and Rahima Rahman as they have chosen to go green.
Updated: November 30, 2022 9:19:59 am
The India Meteorological Department's (IMD) Santacruz observatory recorded the night temperature at 17 degrees Celsius.
Updated: November 30, 2022 9:31:20 am
FIFA World Cup 2022 Day 11 Live Updates, November 30: Argentina look to defeat Poland while Denmark and Australia duke it out.