Coronavirus lockdown: Flipkart CEO says no salary cuts for staff, including interns

Flipkart had temporarily suspended operations last week and later resumed services the same day after assurance of safe passage of its supply chain and delivery executives by local law enforcement authorities. However, many of the household items still remain unavailable on the platform.

Chris Packham loses High Court bid to stop the clearing of ancient woodlands for the HS2 rail project

WHAT ARE THE PROPOSALS FOR A 1,000-MILE UK HIGH-SPEED RAIL NETWORK? A report by Surrey-based think tank Greengauge 21, titled Beyond HS2, said boosting national productivity should be the guiding priority for re-designing the rail network.

UIDAI terms data leak report false, says Aadhaar remains safe

The journalist who exposed Aadhaar “The UIDAI today has refuted reports in a certain section of media sourced from the news website ZDNet which has quoted a person purportedly claiming to be a security researcher that a state-owned utility company has vulnerability which can be used to access a huge amount of Aadhaar data including […]

Morrisey: Order to reduce abortions, be upheld in court

“We believe that this broad-based prohibition will be upheld because it’s designed to protect the public health and applies to all elective procedures and all elective facilities,” Attorney General Patrick Morrisey told The Associated Press in an interview.

Acko, Bounce, MakeMyTrip, others hardest hit by Covid-19 turn to layoffs, salary cuts

Bengaluru: Startups have started laying off staff and, in some cases, asked employees to take pay cuts as they look for ways to weather the impact of the coronavirus outbreak, according to employees of various firms who spoke to ET. Companies, however, cited that such measures are mainly to keep businesses running as there is […]

Pakistan to challenge court’s verdict in Daniel Pearl’s 2002 murder case

Islamabad: The Pakistan government will challenge in the Supreme Court a lower court verdict that overturned the death sentence of the prime accused and acquitted three others in the murder of American journalist Daniel Pearl in Karachi in 2002, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said on Saturday. The Sindh High Court on Thursday overturned the […]

PetroVietnam cuts salaries to cope with coronavirus, low oil prices

HANOI (Reuters) – Vietnam Oil and Gas Group is cutting employee salaries to rein in costs as it grapples with low oil prices and a coronavirus pandemic that has infected 212 people in the southeast Asian nation, the company said on Wednesday.

N8bn currency scam: Court grants N10m bail to 5 defendants

She, however, discharged Kayode Philip-Togun, the third defendant, from the case after the EFCC counsel Mr Adebisi Adeniyi, told her that another Judge had convicted him in a sister case in which he was involved.

FabHotels lays off over 100 employees, to cut up to 20% salary

New Delhi: Budget hotel chain FabHotels has laid off over 100 of its employees as a result of its ‘resource optimization’ exercise.According to an impacted employee, over 100 employees of the company are being laid off mainly from operations, tech, sales and supply acquisition teams. A letter by the company to a sacked employee said […]

Drunk thug who broke coronavirus lockdown rules threatened to kill neighbour who reported him to cops

A bind over is an order which can be made by both the Magistrates’ Court and the Crown Court and means that a person must not engage in specific conduct or activities for a certain period of time (usually no more than 12 months), in breach of which they will be required to pay a […]