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The deer scent the wolves and stand silent and watchful. They turn and leap off like ballerinas, their plume-like tails raised in alarm." - Kathleen Valentine, Each Angel Burns: A Novel

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"A man can suffocate on courtesy."

"Politeness. Now there's a poor man's virtue if ever there was one. What's so admirable about inoffensiveness, I should like to know. After all, it's easily achieved. One needs no particular talent to be polite. On the contrary, being nice is what's left when you've failed at everything else. People with ambition don't give a damn what other people think about them." - Diane Setterfield, The Thirteenth Tale"

ILO Governing Body decides to
appoint Commission of Inquiry for Venezuela

Thesynergyonline Economics Bureau

GENEVA :  The Governing Body of the International Labour Organization (ILO) has decided to appoint a Commission of Inquiry to examine allegations that the Government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela failed to comply with Conventions on freedom of association, tripartite consultation and setting of minimum wages.

MRPL hosts  38th  Inter Unit PSPB Bridge Tournament at Mangaluru

Thesynergyonline Sports Bureau

MRPL is hosting the 38th Inter Unit PSPB Bridge Tournament at its premises at Mangaluru from March 21 to March 24 2018.  The tournament was inaugurated today at MRPL Employees Club by Shri M Venkatesh, Director (Refinery), MRPL. 

Our impact, their voices

Breaking bonded labour
and gender roles in Nepal

The abolition of bonded labour has encouraged gender equality in Nepal. The ILO’s Bridge Project in Nepal supports workers’ transition from bonded labour to decent work and provides women with skills in traditionally masculine areas of work.

Thesynergyonline Economics Bureau

 KATHMANDU, Nepal, MARCH 20 : Punam Rana, 22, is a freed Kamaiya woman training to be a carpenter. The Kamaiya system was a form of bonded labour in which a worker and their family entered into an informal contract with a landlord to do agricultural work in return for payment-in-kind, such as a small percentage of the harvest.

AAI`s cautions job aspirants on fake
recruitment advertisements published in its name

Thesynergyonline Aerospace Bureau

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has recently noticed various fake advertisements promising jobs to aspirants in its name. Desperate candidates are reaching out to AAI with complaints ranging from fake vacancy advertisements to fraudulent appointment letters for which they have paid money. It has been noticed that fraudulent recruitment advertisements and job offers are being made by some unscrupulous elements forging Airports Authority of India's name/logo and trying to deceive general public and job aspirants by false promises of securing jobs in AAI.

"Landscapes we must owe something to the eye of the beholder. "
― Mary Lascelles, Jane Austen And Her Art

Esquire homes now ready
for possession

Thesynergyonline Real Estate Bureau

Oberoi Realty, India’s real estate development company,  is ready to give possession of its premium luxury residential project Esquire at Goregaon, Mumbai. A part of Oberoi Realty’s flagship project Oberoi Garden City (OGC), Esquire is poised to take care of all your lifestyle needs.

Indian wildlife conservation film

"Gyamo - Queen of the Mountains,
Big Cats" wins top honour

Thesynergyonline Wildlife Bureau

Indian wildlife conservation film "Gyamo - Queen of the Mountains" produced by Riverbank Studios, written & directed by Doel Trivedy and Gautam Pandey won top honors at the UN-sponsored International Big Cats Film Festival organized by Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival On the World Wildlife Day celebrated on March 3, 2018.

MoS Jayant Sinha felicitated Capt
Ashvini K Sharma with Air India Award

Thesynergyonline Aerospace Bureau

Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha on Thursday gave away the award instituted by Air Passenger Association of India (APSA) for best ground handling in aviation sector to Air India Air Transport Services Ltd (AIATSL).

In possible global trade war; India does not have much flexing power despite high imports: ASSOCHAM

Thesynergyonline Aerospace Bureau

India may be running an annual trade deficit of about US$ 150 billion , but a much higher level of imports than exports would not provide the country handle to retaliate , should the world witnesses an escalation in trade war, since most of the Indian imports are unavoidable, said ASSOCHAM.

AAI conducts international workshop for utilizing GAGAN for harmonized Satellite Navigation in APAC

Thesynergyonline Aerospace Bureau

In keeping with the objective of Prime Minister Narendra Modi  using technology as a means of development and co-operation, Airports Authority of India (AAI) has now offered GPS-aided Geo Augmented Navigation (GAGAN) to SAARC and Southeast Asian countries in order to allow them to reap the significant benefits that accrue from such an advanced navigation system.

Ness Digital Engineering 
to acquire Linium, LLC

Thesynergyonline Corporate Bureau

Ness Digital Engineering,a portfolio company of The Rohatyn Group (TRG), has executed a definitive agreement to acquire Linium, LLC, a digital business, engineering, experience and transformation consultancy. Ness Digital Engineering, a global company committed to helping its clients deliver dynamic customer interactions and business operations platforms, is expandingits capabilities in delivering end-to-end digital enablement.


“We are all glorified motion sensors. Some things only become visible to us when they undergo change."

GAIL’s Hawa Badlo movement to combat against pollution affecting traffic policemen

Thesynergyonline Corporate Bureau

 Hawa Badlo movement with the support of GAIL (India) and its startup partner PerSapien Innovations has taken an initiative to gift ‘Airlens’ – smart nasal filters to traffic policemen in Delhi & NCR to combat against Air Pollution.  The official announcement was made in the presence of chief guest  Shri Dependra Pathak, Special Commissioner of Police, Traffic, Delhi at India Habitat Centre in New Delhi.

PNB clarification: Rs 942 cr not
new fraud but recall of credit limits

Thesynergyonline Banking Bureau

The amount of Rs 942 crore were the regular limits sanctioned to Geetanjali Group under consortium lending, and were standard credit exposure at the time of detection of the fraud. Now, this exposure is being added to the existing fraudulent amount. This amount has nothing to do with any new fraudulent LoUs/LoCs ,says PNB statement.

PowerGrid enters into agreement
with SBI for term loan facility

Thesynergyonline Energy Bureau

Power Grid Corporation of India (PowerGrid) has entered into a term loan facility agreement for Rs.5000 crore with State Bank of India (SBI) today for meeting capital expenditure for expansion/ renovation and setting up of various undergoing and new transmission & other projects in the company and in identified SPVs/JVs of the company.

India's first hydrogen fuel cell bus flagged off at IndianOil R&D Centre

Thesynergyonline Corporate Bureau

FARIDABASD , MARCH 12 : IndianOil Corporation Tata Motors Ltd. successfully launched the demonstration trials of India's 1st hydrogen Fuel Cell Bus. Dr R Chidambaram, Principal Scientific Adviser to Govt of India (Goi) in the presence of Chairman and Board Members of IndianOil flagged off the bus at the 47th Foundation Day function of IndianOil R&D on 10th March 2018 at Faridabad. The project is being executed under the partial financial support from DSIR and MNRE.

Younger women in metro cities
have lower ovarian reserve

Dr Pooja Singh, IVF expert, Indira IVF Hospital, New Delhi

Hormonal balance is necessary to get pregnant, carry to term and have a healthy baby. Hormonal imbalance does not happen overnight but slowly over time. With fast paced world full of high demand, our body gets over stressed and our dietary habits are put at the bottom in the priority list. Most hormonal imbalances are a reflection of lifestyle choices over a long-period of time, perhaps months, years and decades.

"Now shall I walk or shall I ride? 'Ride,' Pleasure said; 'Walk,' Joy replied." - W.H. Davies 

60 women leaders from varios fields join

Thesynergyonline Sports Bureau

FICCI Ladies Organisation, (FLO) Women business wing of FICCI in association with Vital Voices organised the Global Mentoring Walk in New Delhi today at the National Crafts Museum, Pragati Maidan, About 60 women leaders from various fields took part in the walk . The mentor walk is held world wide each year as part of International Women's day .

"If you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman" – Margaret Thatcher

PNB  celebrates  International Women’s Day

Thesynergyonline Banking Bureau

On the occasion of International Women’s Day  to motivate the women workforce Punjab National Bank (PNB) organized an event in its premises  approximately  350 women employees were inspired by the deliberations by eminent women achievers of the city.

SriLankan Airlines official airline partner of Hero Nidahas Trophy 2018

Thesynergyonline Aerospace Bureau

Celebrating the Island's independence with the spirit of cricket,SriLankan Airlines, the National carrier of Sri Lanka and a member of the oneworld alliance, becomes the official airline partner of the Hero Nidahas Trophy 2018.

WINGS INDIA 2018 Exhibition & Seminar takes off at Begumpet Airport, Hyderabad

Thesynergyonline Aerospace Bureau

The WINGS INDIA 2018 being organized by Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) in association with Airports Authority of India (AAI), flagship event of Civil Aviation Sector in this part of India ....

ONGC commits to gender parity on International Women's Day

Thesynergyonline Corporate Bureau

NEW DELHI, march 08 : Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) today reaffirmed its commitment to become a role model of gender parity in the corporate world, as the company celebrated International Women's Day across all its workcenters.

AAI celebrates International
Women's Day

Thesynergyonline Aerospace Bureau

To commemorate the International Women's Day on the March 08 , 2018, the Airports Authority of India (AAI) is operating Air Traffic Services with all-women ATCOs at NSCBI Airport Tower, Kolkata, in addition to other positions, from 0700 AM to 0100 PM.

ACI-ASQ Survey:

AAI strikes gold, six of its airports
amongst best rated in the world

Thesynergyonline Aerospace Bureau

Airports Authority of India's persistent efforts in improving passenger conveniences and offering world-class services have resulted in six of its airports being adjudged as amongst the best in the world.

AAI participates in World ATM Congress 2018 at Madrid, Spain

Thesynergyonline Aerospace Bureau

Airports Authority of India (AAI) is participating in World ATM Congress (WATMC) 2018 being held at IFEMA, Feria de Madrid, Spain from March 6 to 8 , 2018.

Deceuninck launches unique shift and
door system Legend Slide for Indian market

Thesynergyonline Corporate Bureau

NEW DELHI, MARCH 05 : Envisaging the retail customers demand, Deceuninck, an 80 year old Belgium-based brand (dealing in UPVC Door & Window system) has recently launched a unique shift and door system Legend Slide...

AAI signs MoU with EESL for
placement of LED lightings at airports and buildings

Thesynergyonline Aerospace Bureau

Airports Authority of India (AAI) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Energy Efficiency Services Ltd. (EESL) to replace existing lights with energy efficient LED lights at various airports and buildings of AAI recently.
Higher data yield at lower cost from
genetic tech will improve diagnosis and disease management capabilities

Praveen Gupta, MD, Premas Life Sciences

*The fast paced progresses in the field of genomics over the past
quarter-century have* resulted in considerable advances in the amount of genomic data available with considerably reduced cost of genome sequencing/genotyping. The underlying costs associated with different methods and strategies for sequencing genomes is of significance as they influence the scope and scale of all genomics research projects.

Embassy Office Parks hosts the
9th Contours Women's Day Run

Over 3000 enthusiastic participants gathered at Embassy Manyata Business Park

Thesynergyonline Sports Bureau

Embassy Office Parks hosted the 9th edition of Contours Women's Day Run at Embassy Manyata Business Park on Sunday.

BHEL wins excellence award

Thesynergyonline Energy Bureau

Among all State and Central Public Sector Enterprises, BHEL has been adjudged as the Best PSE in Strategic Performance, Adoption of Technological Innovations and HR Excellence by an independent jury for the Governance Now PSU Award 2018.

Tata Boeing Aerospace inaugurates
Apache fuselage facility

Thesynergyonline Aerospace Bureau

Tata Boeing Aerospace Limited (TBAL), a joint venture between Boeing  and Tata Advanced Systems  on Friday  inaugurated its state-of-the-art facility in Hyderabad.

"RBI does risk- based supervision
of the bank on annual basis"

Thesynergyonline Banking Bureau

There have been reports in a section of media that Reserve Bank (PNB)of India has not conducted any audit at Punjab National Bank Brady House, Mumbai branch since 2009. The bank clarified that RBI does Risk based supervision of the Bank on annual basis, according to the bank's statement.

Seema Gupta assumes charge as
Director (Operations), PowerGrid

Thesynergyonline Energy Bureau

Mrs Seema Gupta, has assumed the charge of Director (Operations) of Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PowerGRid) on March 01, 2018.

ONGC pays second interim dividend
of 45 %

Thesynergyonline Corporate Bureau

The board of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation
(ONGC) at its 304th meeting held on March 01, 2018 has approved 2nd interim dividend of 45 per cent, i.e. Rs. 2.25 on each equity share of Rs. 5.

PNB increases interest rates on domestic term deposits

Thesynergyonline Banking Bureau

PUNJAB National Bank (PNB) has increased interest rates on domestic term deposits from March 01, 2018.

Q3 GDP growth paint a pretty good picture for Indian economy

Thesynergyonline Economics Bureau

The third quarter GDP growth helped by manufacturing, construction and agriculture , paint a pretty good macro picture for the Indian economy.

Aster DM Healthcare provides ambulance in Gajapati District, Odisha

Free Comprehensive Medical Camp Held Under Aster Volunteers Programme

Thesynergyonline Health Bureau

NEW DELHI(India) , FEBRUARY 28 :  Aster DM Healthcare, one of the leading private healthcare providers in India and the Middle East announced that it is providing a free ambulance service that will enable people from the district of Gajapati in Odisha to access government healthcare facilities. The ambulance service will serve more than 5 lakh people in the district.

International Women's Day

ILO to launch WESO Trends for Women 2018 – Global Snapshot

Thesynergyonline Economics Bureau

GENEVA : The International Labour Organization (ILO) is to launch its "World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends for Women 2018 – Global snapshot," on Wednesday, 7 March at 21:00 GMT, on the eve of International Women's Day marked on 8 March.

GAIl’s Hawa Badlo movement
to inspire school students

Hawa Badlo School Warrior contest closing date is 28 Feb, 2018

Thesynergyonline Corporate Bureau

GAIL (India) Ltd supports a movement against Air Pollution –‘ Hawa Badlo’.
Its objective is to create awareness about the consequences of environmental contamination caused by human activity.

42 BHEL employees win Prime Minister's Shram Awards

 Thesynergyonline Energy Bureau

Among a host of Public and Private Sector companies in the country, employees of Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL) have once again bagged the prestigious Prime Minister’s Shram Awards for their distinguished performance (2011 to 2016).

ILO to launch "Global Online
Access to Legal Information"

Thesynergyonline Economics Bureau

GENEVA : The International Labour Organization (ILO) and its partners will launch a new Research4Life programme called "Global Online Access to Legal Information " (GOALI), on Tuesday, 6 March.

AAI Eastern Region holds
annual sports meet in Kolkata

Thesynergyonline Aerospace Bureau

Airports Authority of India, Regional Sports Control Board (RSCB), Eastern Region, organised Annual Sports Meet on February 23,.2018 and February 24 , 2018 for employees and their family members, at AAI Sports Complex, New Quarters, Kolkata.

Celebrating Vivaha, Luxury
Consultant promote destination wedding

Thesynergyonline Fashion Bureau

An afternoon was hosted by Tarun Sarda & Madhavi Advani, to celebrate an exhibition at Hotel Ashoka New Delhi. Besides clothing, the exhibition also boasted of jewelers, accessory designers, photographers etc that complete the whole paraphernalia as far as weddings are concerned.


"Literature is the most agreeable way of ignoring life."
― Fernando Pessoa, The Book of Disquiet

Former Delhi CM Shiela Dikshit
shares her views on Citizen Delhi: My Times, My Life

Thesynergyonline Literature Bureau

The second day of Delhi Literature Festival started with a panel discussion on 'Nai Wali Hindi' in which eminent writers/speakers Nilotpal Mrinal, Divya Prakash Dubey, Praveen Kumar, Ashish Chaudhary (Westland) & Dilip Kumar Pandey, Member (Hindi) Sahitya Kala Parishad and Chanchal Sharma shared their views on the present day status of Hindi Literature in India. The session was moderated by Vineet Kumar.

PNB  clarifies on media reports terms
them as “misleading” and “baseless”

Thesynergyonline Banking Bureau

Punjab National Bank (PNB)  said on Friday clarified in a statement on some media reports terming them as “misleading and baseless  and “creating confusion in the minds of the public at large”.

PowerGrid  official honoured  with
‘Best Corporate Communicator Award’

Thesynergyonline Energy Bureau

Mr Mukesh Kumar Sinha, Asst. General Manager (Corporate Communications) Power Grid Corporation of India,. has been honored with "Best Corporate Communicator Award of the Year" by the Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment, Mr Ram Das Athawale on the occasion of "12th Media Excellence Award 2018" organized by Media Federation of India at an event held in Delhi.

PNB clarifies on media reports on
employees transfer , says “factually incorrect” 

Thesynergyonline Banking Bureau

There have been reports appearing in the media that the Punjab National Bank (PNB) has transferred close to 18000 employees.

BHEL bags Rs 1,034 crore
captive power plant order

Thesynergyonline Energy Bureau

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has won a prestigious contract for setting up a Gas Turbine based Captive Power Plant on Lumpsum Turnkey (LSTK basis) under International Competitive Bidding (ICB).Airport, New Delhi .

Foundation stone laid for integrated
office complex of DGCA ,BCAS, AREA and AAI

NEW DELHI, FEBRUARY 21 : The Foundation stone for the Integrated Office Complex of Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA),Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS), Airports Economic Regulatory Authority of India(AERA), Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau(AAIB) and Airports Authority of India (AAI) which will be constructed at an estimated cost of Rs 303 crores, was laid by Mr P Ashok Gajapathi Raju, Union Minister for Civil Aviation.

Global Commission on the Future of Work

ILO Global Commission tackles
changes needed for fair future of work

Thesynergyonline Economics Bureau

The Global Commission on the Future of Work convened for the second time at ILO headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, 15-17 February.

GENEVA : The Global Commission on the Future of Work focused its second meeting on a continuing discussion of the main themes that are shaping the future of the world of work.

PNB launches new agriculture

Thesynergyonline Banking Bureau

A two days Agriculture Conclave has been organized by Punjab National Bank at Manekshaw Centre, New Delhi. The Conclave is based on the theme "Agri Bank within Bank".
The conclave was inaugurated by Mr Sunil Mehta, Managing Director & CEO, Punjab National Bank. More than 900 agriculture officers of PNB across the country are participating in this GRANDUTSAV.

AAI signs MoU with Honeywell
Technology Solutions

Thesynergyonline Aerospace Bureau

Airports Authority of India (AAI) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Honeywell Technology Solutions to develop a long term collaboration in the field of aviation technologies, systems and procedures, with emphasis on improving safety, security, efficiency, capacity and environmental aspects of India's aviation operations and infrastructure.

World Day of Social Justice

Social justice for migrant workers
is in everyone’s interest

Fair treatment for the world’s 150 million migrant workers is in everyone’s interest, and requires labour migration to be well-governed and effective, says ILO Director-General Guy Ryder.
Social justice is a cornerstone of lasting peace and prosperous coexistence.

Job centre for Syrian refugees
opens in Jordan camp

Thesynergyonline Economics Bureau

The ILO and UNHCR launch the Azraq Centre for Employment to help refugees access work permits and find employment.

AZRAQ CAMP, Jordan : The International Labour Organization (ILO) and the UN Refugee Agency UNHCR inaugurated the Azraq refugee camp’s first employment centre.

Rajesh Kakkar takes charge as Director (Offshore), ONGC

Thesynergyonline Corporate Bureau

Mr Rajesh Kakkar has taken over charge of Director (Offshore) of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) today. As Director (Offshore), he will look after oil and gas production from ONGC’s offshore fields that contribute 70% and 78% of ONGC’s domestic crude oil and gas production respectively.

PNB holds CSR activity at Compassionate Missionaries

Thesynergyonline Banking Bureau

Punjab National Bank (PNB) organised a Corporate Social Responsibility ( CSR) activity was organised at Compassionate Missionaries, a Home for the vulnerable destitute Kashmere Gate, New Delhi on 16th February 2018 wherein food items,medicines and other articles were given for the needy inmates of the organization.

MRPL receives first cargo of US crude

Thesynergyonline Corporate Bureau

MANGALURU, February 16 :
Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited (MRPL) on Friday received its first cargo of US crude. The crude tanker MT Maran Poseidon carrying 1.0 Million Barrels of Southern Green Canyon crude (1,41,000 MT) arrived at New Mangalore Port (NMPT) for unloading its cargo to MRPL tanks.

AAI takes steps to enhance passenger
convenience at Goa airport

Thesynergyonline Aerospace Bureau

With an objective of improving overall efficiency of airport operations for the benefit of passengers and other stakeholders, Dr. GuruprasadMohapatra, Chairman, Airports Authority of India(AAI) inaugurated an Airport Operations Control Center (AOCC)and a help desk at Goa International Airporton Friday.

SPN supports 'Kids On Rampage' event with India Vision Foundation

Thesynergyonline Entertainment Bureau

Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN) supported the annual 'Kids on Rampage' event organized by India Vision Foundation. 'Kids on Rampage' is India Vision Foundation's annual event jointly organized with Navjyoti Foundation, where young children who they support walked the ramp.

PNB takes proactive stand on
fraud detection, steps up action

Thesynergyonline Banking Bureau

The fraud which was detected by Punjab NationalBank (PNB) recently is a standalone incident in one of bank's branches. It was started in March 2011. We have put our Inspection & Audit Department into action and have not found any other similar incidence , according to bank's statement.

All stakeholders must come together to increase travel & tourism sector's contribution to GDP: ITDC chief

Thesynergyonline Tourism Bureau

The Ministry of Culture is in talks with Ministry of Finance (FinMin) to incentivise India's tourism industry, union minister, Dr Mahesh Sharma said at an ASSOCHAM event held in New Delhi on Thursday.

3-pronged approach to end
discrimination of migrant workers

Afsar Syed Mohammad, Senior Technical Specialist and Margherita Licata, Technical Specialist Gender, Equality and Diversity and ILOAIDS Branch

When migrant workers leave their home, many encounter abuse and violence on their journey and discrimination once they arrive. This can be because of their status as migrants but also because of their ethnicity, sex, religion, and HIV status.

PNB holds sports and cultural activities

Thesynergyonline Sports Bureau

Punjab National Bank (PNB)organized All India PNB Inter Zone Sports &Cultural meet 2017-18 with gaiety and enthusiasm. Mr Sunil Mehta, Managing Director and CEO of the Bank inaugurated the meet at Karnail Singh Stadium New Delhi recently.

Child labour and forced labour

ILO reports important progress on child labour and forced labour

Thesynergyonline Economics Bureau

Monitoring team finds strong political will from central government to end fundamental labour rights' violations during the 2017 cotton harvest: Child labour is no longer an issue, while forced labour is being systematically addressed.

GENEVA : A new International Labour Organization report to the World Bank finds that the systematic use of child labour in Uzbekistan's cotton harvest has come to an end, and that concrete measures to stop the use of forced labour have been taken.

GAIL and CSRL to establish
two centres in the State

Thesynergyonline Corporate Bureau

Meritorious children from underprivileged families in Uttarakhand can now dream of studying in prestigious Indian Institutes of technology and other top engineering colleges. Uttarakh and Government, GAIL (India) and Centre for Social Responsibility and Leadership (CSRL) came together to establish two centres in Kumaon and Garhwal regions to benefit such students.

PNB signs refinance agreement

Thesynergyonline Banking Bureau

Punjab National Bank (PNB) , India's largest public sector lender and National Scheduled Tribes Finance and Development Corporation (NSTFDC)have tied up to provide financial assistance for economic empowerment of persons belonging to Scheduled Tribes (ST) families living below Double Poverty Line (DPL).

GAIL Q3 PAT up 28% at
Rs 1,262 crore on y-o-y basis

PBT also up by 25% at Rs 1,858 crore,; Gross Margin at Rs. 2,273 crore, up by 14%

Thesynergyonline Corporate Bureau

GAIL (India) registered a 28 per cent increase in Profit after Tax (PAT) in the third quarter of Financial Year 2017-18,(Q3FY'18) as against the corresponding quarter in last fiscal (Q3FY'17) , due mainly to the better performance by Liquid Hydrocarbon (LHC), Gas Marketing & Transmission segments.

World Employment and Social Outlook – Trends 2018

The daily reality of working poverty

Millions of people around the world work, but live in poverty. A recent ILO report shows that more needs to be done to reduce inequalities and improve conditions for the working poor, who face a harsh daily reality.

Thesynergyonline Economics Bureau

Louisette Fanjamalala, has worked hard all her life, yet, like millions of working poor around the globe, she barely makes enough to survive.

Fanjamalala, from Madagascar, lives with four teenaged children – two of her own and two orphans she has adopted. Their home is a cramped one-room house in the Antananarivo suburb of Soavina. Her husband left years ago.


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