Jayali Wavhal

IT sector

With PIL filed in Telangana, exploitation in Indian IT sector surfaces again

India
Recently, three IT employees along with Vijay Gopal, head of Hyderabad based Forum Against Corruption, have filed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) at the Telangana High Court against renowned IT companies, Telangana State Principal Secretary, and the Labour commissioner regarding the issues faces faced by IT employees. Several leading companies like Cognizant, Caspex Technologies, Genpact, Accenture have been named in the PIL. The techies have appealed in the PIL, that 'white-collared slavery prevailing in the state in the name of employment' should end.
Gadchiroli

No contact with more than 100 villages in flooded Gadchiroli

India
Heavy rains in Gadchiroli have caused the Parlakota river to overflow, thus submerging more than 200 villages in the district under water. While almost 500 civilians have been rehabilitated by authorities, contact with more than hundred villages is yet to be established to initiate any rescue operation.
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Medha Patkar ends hunger strike for flood victims after talks with govt

India
Patkar went on an indefinite hunger strike in Madhya Pradesh’s Barwani district demanding rehabilitation of people in flood affected districts of Barwani, Dhar and Aliraipur. She had also demanded opening up the channel gates of the Sardar Sarovar dam, as rising backwaters have flooded areas around Barwani.
Amazon

The Amazon continues to burn, Bolsonaro busy blaming NGOs

Americas
For the last 18 days, more than 9,000 wildfires have spread through the Amazon rainforest, burning it down inch by inch. The forest, also known as ‘lungs of the earth’, plays a vital role in relieving the effects of global warming by absorbing vast amounts of carbon from the atmosphere and regulating the climate.
Salmon

Alaska: Heatwave causes large numbers of Salmon deaths

Americas
Last week, hundreds of salmons were found dead along a river in Alaska. While the cause has been determined as the heatwave and climate change, experts have highlighted how a decline in fish population across the world can negatively impact the environment and economies of developing countries.
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Suspicious movement of EVMs raises eyebrows in Solapur

India
Amid heavy flood situation across the western parts of Maharashtra, a Vanchit Bahujan Aghadi (VBA) member has released two videos of EVM machines being suspiciously transported in two trucks, raising eyebrows just ahead of the assembly elections.
Dhairyasheel Mane

Amid floods, young Sena MP earns praise for owning to failures of gov, alleges negligence

India
The Member of Parliament, Dhairyasheel Mane, who represents the Hatkanangale constituency for the ruling Shiv Sena in the lower house of the parliament, criticised the Maharashtra government, where his party is a member of the ruling coalition, for showing negligence towards the flood affected areas of the state and its victims.
Devendra Fadnavis

Fadnavis faces flak for election campaigning amid Maharashtra flood

India
After facing flak for prioritising his Maha Janadesh tour over the floods in Maharashtra, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis finally surveyed the flood affected areas in Kolhapur on Friday. The flood situation, owing to incessant rains in western Maharashtra has affected nearly 51,000 people in 200 villages along with 67,000 hectares of crops.
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Yemen is undergoing the worst humanitarian crisis of recent times

Mid West
The five-year long war has set Yemen 20 years back in terms of development. Civilians are being killed on a daily basis, lakhs of them starving to death. Women and children are forced into human trafficking, prostitution and deployment in the army. Yet, the UN has failed to bring both war sides at a compromise of power, risking the lives of everyone in between.
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Police ban hawkers on traditional days of Juna Bazaar stalls

India
On July 23, an order was issued by the Joint Police Commissioner (Law and Order) Ravindra Shisve, imposing a 30-day experimental ban on selling any kind of goods at the Juna Bazaar chowk. The order, which was issued after a proposal made by the traffic control branch, also declared the area between the Juna Bazaar chowk to Kumbharve chowk as a no-parking zone.
Sugarcane cutters

The curse of being a sugarcane cutter

India
Sugarcane cutters from Beed and their families are left in appalling conditions due to the drought, extreme poverty, seasonal migration and lack of alternative employment. Despite having a marginal piece of land in their names, they are forced to migrate every season to work as sugarcane cutters in the sugar belt of western Maharashtra, Telangana, Karnataka and few parts of Andhra Pradesh.
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बँक बुडत असताना डॉयच बँकेच्या संचालकांवर महागडे सूट शिवून घेतल्याबद्दल टीका

Europe
दुसऱ्या तिमाहीत ३.१ अब्ज डॉलर्सचा तोटा झाल्यानंतर, डॉयच बँकेने जगभरातील आपल्या १८,००० कामगारांना कामावरून कमी करण्याचा निर्णय घेतला. परंतु, ज्या दिवशी डॉयचने आपल्या कर्मचाऱ्यांना काढून टाकण्यास सुरुवात केली, त्याच दिवशी बँकेच्या लंडन मधील कार्यालयात बँकेचे व्यवस्थापकीय संचालकांसाठी कमीतकमी $१२०० (जवळपास ९० हजार रुपये) प्रत्येकीचे सूट शिवण्यासाठी शाखेत टेलरिंग कंपनीला पाचारण करण्यात आलं होतं.
wari

Wari in the times of Whatsapp

India
Usage of social media and technologyis being conveniently used to enhance the palakhi pilgrimage in the last few years. It is interesting to see that the palakhi tradition is being practiced since decades, and has managed to survive through the changing times, whilst acknowledging the contemporaries and taking them along.