76.3% of Indian households consume adequately iodised salt: Survey

https://ift.tt/2ZLNID2 Three out of every four Indian households consume adequately iodised salt, necessary for optimal mental and physical development, reflecting the progress made by the country in this regard, a recent survey showed. It covered all 29 states and seven Union Territories of the country, and included a total of 21,406 households. Brought to you […]

What to Look Out for at L Brands’ Investor Meeting

https://ift.tt/eA8V8J With company shares down 35 percent this year, investors are poised to demand answers at Tuesday's meeting. Here are some of the issues likely to be on shareholders’ minds. Brought to you by BOF More: https://ift.tt/2Qa9GLU * * * * * BOF provides Fashion News, Analysis and Business Intelligence from the leading digital authority […]

Government will not shy away from taking bold decisions: S Jaishankar

https://ift.tt/2UJKfz7 The Indian government will not shy away from taking bold decisions and work towards reforming the corporate sector to make it more accountable, responsible and innovative in the long run, external affairs minister S Jaishankar said on Monday. Brought to you by Times of India. Further reading: https://ift.tt/2PYhD6N * * * * * Times […]

Civil society members express concern over child labour amendment act

https://ift.tt/2HXGkcR Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Amendment Act, 2016 makes exception for children aged below 14 years, where a child is permitted to work only to help family, in family enterprise or as a child artist after school hours or during vacations. Several civil society organisations came together on Friday under the banner of CACL […]

Answer to Hong Kong protest crisis lies at home, not in hands of foreign powers

https://ift.tt/eA8V8J The raging protests triggered by the extradition bill continue to be a matter of concern to foreign countries, with some using the crisis to pressure the Hong Kong and Beijing governments for political gain.This is not surprising, given three months of fury have passed and there is still no end in sight. Frustrating as […]

Congress accuses Centre of bypassing auction route in renewing mines, seeks probe

https://ift.tt/303smfE The Congress party on Monday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government at the Centre of not adopting auction route in renewing leases of 358 mines and failing to give an answer to the Supreme Court over allegations that it was done in exchange for “large donations.” Brought to you by Times of India. Further […]

Answer to Hong Kong protest crisis lies at home, not in hands of foreign powers

https://ift.tt/eA8V8J The raging protests triggered by the extradition bill continue to be a matter of concern to foreign countries, with some using the crisis to pressure the Hong Kong and Beijing governments for political gain.This is not surprising, given three months of fury have passed and there is still no end in sight. Frustrating as […]

Answer to Hong Kong protest crisis lies at home, not in hands of foreign powers

https://ift.tt/eA8V8J The raging protests triggered by the extradition bill continue to be a matter of concern to foreign countries, with some using the crisis to pressure the Hong Kong and Beijing governments for political gain.This is not surprising, given three months of fury have passed and there is still no end in sight. Frustrating as […]

Jailing of gym workers sends out strong message

https://ift.tt/eA8V8J Two gym workers convicted of coercing youngsters into buying health packages have been jailed in a landmark ruling under the city’s sales law. This is the first time imprisonment has been imposed in relation to malpractices in the fitness industry.It sends out the right message that high-pressure sales tactics will not be tolerated. The […]

Jailing of gym workers sends out strong message

https://ift.tt/eA8V8J Two gym workers convicted of coercing youngsters into buying health packages have been jailed in a landmark ruling under the city’s sales law. This is the first time imprisonment has been imposed in relation to malpractices in the fitness industry.It sends out the right message that high-pressure sales tactics will not be tolerated. The […]