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Congress has been warned for years it is not doing enough to stop sexual harassment

With high-profile sexual harassment allegations spreading, congressional leaders are promising to impose the mandatory harassment training.              
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Ryanair’s decision to recognise unions for the first time will not alter its profit forecast for the year, chief executive Michael O‘Leary has said.
Conroy Gold and Natural Resources is likely to finally apply next year for planning permission for the establishment of the Republic’s first commercial gold mine.
The promoters of a €90m extension to the Co Wicklow studios where the hit series Vikings is produced say they need to expand to stop revenues from falling.
Qualcomm spent billions of dollars buying Apple’s loyalty.
European stock markets slid at the start of trading Thursday after large drops in Asia and on Wall Street, as investors predict a series of US interest rate rises.
Wall Street stocks rose early Friday as worries about higher interest rates moderated somewhat ahead of the release of a Federal Reserve monetary policy report.
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Sebi today asked HDFC Bank to identify individuals, including bank officials responsible for leakage of its financial results, as the markets regulator has found inadequate controls at the lender as '
President Donald Trump on Friday trashed the idea of keeping guns out of schools during CPAC 2018 — where attendees are barred from bringing in their guns.... The post Trump trashes gun-free sch
Ukrainian ?onsul met with Pavlo Gryb, who is being kept in Krasnodar Pre-trial Detention Center on Feb.22. Maryana Betsa, spokesperson of Ukraine’s Foreign Ministry wrote this on Twitter. Read more
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India and Canada today signed six agreements, including in the area of nuclear science, energy cooperation and information communication technology. A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed betw
The Attorney General today indicated that Supreme Court judge Justice Amitava Roy, who retires this month end, may soon be seen "manning one of the big tribunal" in the country. The country's top law
The Haryana government would give bicycles free of cost to students belonging to scheduled castes category who live more than two kilometers away from their schools. The students should be studying in
The Bombay High Court today directed the Maharashtra government to inspect at least 10 school buses of different private schools in the city to confirm their compliance with prescribed safety rules. T
The Election Commission today announced that biennial polls to 58 Rajya Sabha seats will be held on March 23, following which the BJP's strength in the Upper House is expected to rise. Fifty-seven of
The Bombay High Court today dismissed an election petition filed by Congress leader Abhay Chhajed seeking annulment of the election of his BJP rival in the 2014 Assembly poll on the ground of alleged
In future, Regional Transport Offices (RTOs) will have to issue driving licenses within a stipulated time after a person passes a computerised driving test, Union transport minister Nitin Gadkari s
The Supreme Court today expressed concern over rampant illegal sand mining in several parts of the country and asked the Centre whether it had a policy to curb this practice. A bench comprising Justic
A high-power delegation,led by Tamil Nadu Industries Minister M C Sampath and rural Industries Minister Benjamin will leave on a five day trip to Japan next week to invite investments from that cou

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