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State of the Union 2024: Time, date, where to watch US President Joe Biden's address live?

US President Joe Biden's State of the Union 2024 address will be delivered on Thursday night. We have all details pertaining to timing and live streaming. Key Points

Economic Times

Congress-backed INTUC says INDIA ally CPI 'colluded' with BRS to win Telangana coal workers' Union polls

AITUC victorious in Singareni coal workers' Union polls, INTUC a strong second. BRS-linked union, the previous victor, became inactive this time after party's loss in assembly polls. Key Points

ThePrint

Centre gives nod for new bridge over river Ganga in Bihar

New Delhi [India], December 27 (ANI): The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, gave its approval on Wednesday for the construction of a new 4.56-kilometer-long, six-lane bridge over the Ganga connecting Digha and Sonepur in Bihar. The bridge, once completed, will connect north and south Bihar. Large ships will be able to pass […] Key Points

ThePrint

Centre raises minimum support price for copra

New Delhi [India], December 27 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved raising the Support Price for copra for the 2023-24 marketing season. The MSP for milling copra has been increased by Rs 300 to Rs 11,160 per quintal. Similarly, the MSP for ball copra has been increased by Rs 250 to Rs 12,000 per […] Key Points

ThePrint

A Damning Report Claims the Union That Defeated Uber Had a Culture of Abuse and Toxicity

An independent report obtained by WIRED claims a UK Union that won a major case against Uber mistreated its staff and grappled with incidents of racism. Two of its most senior figures have now stepped down. Key Points

WIRED

Union Cabinet approves Pradhan Mantri Janjati Adivasi Nyaya Maha Abhiyan

In a significant development, the Union Cabinet, under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has given its approval to the Pradhan Mantri Janjati Adivasi Nyaya Maha Abhiyan (PM-JANMAN). This transformative scheme, unveiled by Prime Minister Modi on Janjatiya Gaurav Diwas in Jharkhand's Khunti, focuses on 11 critical interventions spanning various ministries. Key Points

Economic Times

Centre extends this scheme by another 5 years, 81 crore Indians will benefit

The government will spend a total of ₹ 11.80 lakh crores over next five years, Union minister Anurag Thakur announced. | Latest News India Key Points

Hindustan Times

A Damning Report Claims a Major Gig Economy Union Had a Culture of Abuse and Toxicity

An independent report obtained by WIRED claims a UK Union that won a major case against Uber mistreated its staff and grappled with incidents of racism. Two of its most senior figures have now stepped down. Key Points

WIRED

Exclusive: Trucking firm prepares long-shot bid for Yellow, seeks US Treasury support

One of the largest U.S. privately owned auto transport companies is quietly mounting a long-shot bid - with increasing help from the Biden administration - to rescue trucking giant Yellow Corp (YELLQ.PK) from bankruptcy liquidation and bring back some 30,000 Union jobs, according to multiple sources familiar with the discussions. Key Points

Reuters

Gabrielle Union: From The Inspection to Bring It On, top 5 movies of versatile American actresses

Gabrielle Union, known for her remarkable versatility, enjoys a devoted fan base. Her on-screen journey commenced with a debut on the sitcom Family Matters in 1993. She achieved significant success through her roles in films such as 10 Things I Hate About You in 1999 and the iconic Bring It On in 2000. As Gabrielle Union approaches her 51st birthday on October 29, 2023, we celebrate this beloved American actress by highlighting her top 5 movies. Key Points

Economic Times

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to chair the 52nd GST Council Meeting today

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will chair the 52nd Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council meeting in New Delhi. The meeting will be attended by Union Minister of State for Finance, MP Poonia, along with finance ministers from various states and Union territories. The council discusses matters related to the GST regime, including tax rates and administrative issues. Key Points

Economic Times

UAW strikes expand as 7,000 more workers join picket line at two plants

The United Auto Workers Union has escalated strikes against Detroit automakers, instructing an additional 7,000 workers to go on strike in Illinois and Michigan. The strikes are aimed at pressuring the companies to enhance their proposals in contract talks. Key Points

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Hollywood's striking actors, studios to resume negotiations next week

(Reuters) - Negotiators for the striking Hollywood actors and the studios will meet for talks on Oct. 2, the parties said in a joint statement on Wednesday. The SAG-AFTRA actors union, Hollywood's Key Points

ThePrint

Amid buzz over cabinet reshuffle, Finance Minister Sitharaman calls on President Murmu

Union Finance and Corporate Affairs Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday called on President Droupadi Murmu at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here. The meeting comes amid a buzz over a possible reshuffle of the Union council of ministers. Key Points

Economic Times

Amazon workers at UK warehouse to strike for three days in July

Nearly 900 Amazon (AMZN.O) workers at a warehouse in Britain will stage a strike for three days in the coming week over a pay dispute, labour Union GMB said on Saturday. Key Points

Reuters

UPS drivers strike from midnight of July 31? Far-reaching implications for U.S economy; all you need to kn

Contract negotiations between UPS and the Teamsters Union have reached a deadlock, with both sides blaming each other. A strike authorization has been granted, potentially impacting UPS's operations and the US economy. The parties have struggled to reach an agreement on key issues, including the economic package. Key Points

Economic Times

Largest strike in decades leaves Germany at a standstill

A 24-hour strike has been called by the Verdi trade Union and railway and transport Union EVG, on behalf of around 2.5 million employees in the public sector. Key Points

India Today

SKM team calls on Narendra Singh Tomar: ‘We will wait till April 30

The farmers also held a day-long protest at New Delhi's Ramleela Maidan. This nationwide mahapanchayat was held on the SKM call to protest against non-fulfilment of pending demands by the Union government. Key Points

The Indian Express

G-20 meet at Amritsar: Why farm unions, teachers are protesting

On Wednesday, a protest rally was held on the outskirts of Amritsar by different unions. Here is why they are opposing the G-20 meet on education being held in the city. Key Points

The Indian Express

Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade's relationship timeline: A decade of love

Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade stand as one of the most adored couples in the Hollywood industry. Their initial encounter occurred in February 2007, and by 2010, they chose to share news of their relationship with their fans. Subsequently, in 2014, Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade exchanged vows and became husband and wife. Key Points

Economic Times

Kaiser healthcare workers ratify new contract

Kaiser Permanente's healthcare workers voted to ratify a new contract with the hospital chain, the Union said on Thursday, ending a months-long negotiation that resulted in the largest recorded strike in the U.S. medical sector. Key Points

Reuters

PM's firm policy is to ensure development of all states without exception: Nirmala Sitharaman

The Finance Minister sanctioned loan letters to 1.41 lakh beneficiaries in the Union Territory to the tune of Rs 2,628 crore under different programmes including Housing and Mudra schemes of the Central government operated by the public sector banks. Key Points

Economic Times

FM Sitharaman reviews public sector banks amid volatility in U.S. banking system

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on March 25 chaired a meeting to review the performance of government-owned banks. Various financial, efficiency and health parameters in the banking sector were reviewed. Key Points

The Hindu

Liverpool vs Union Saint-Gilloise Europa League live streaming: Kick off time, where to watch soccer match

Liverpool vs Union Saint-Gilloise Europa League match will be played on Thursday. The live streaming will be available for soccer fans in the US. Key Points

Economic Times

Will work to gain everyone's faith...will fulfil Modi Ki Guarantee : Chhattisgarh CM-designate Vishnu Deo

Tribal leader and former Union Minister Vishnu Deo Sai has been chosen as the new Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Sai pledged to work with honesty and fulfill Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Modi Ki Guarantee' promises. He stated that the first task would be to provide 18 lakh 'Awas' to the people. Sai, a prominent figure in the BJP, won the recent assembly polls from Kunkuri in north Chhattisgarh. Key Points

Economic Times

Ujjwala scheme: Govt increases LPG subsidy for beneficiaries to Rs 300 per cylinder

Ujjwala beneficiaries currently pay Rs 703 per 14.2-kg cylinder as against the market price of Rs 903. After the decision of the Union Cabinet, they will now pay Rs 603. Key Points

Firstpost

Govt hikes LPG subsidy for Ujjwala beneficiaries to Rs 300 per cylinder

The government has increased the LPG subsidy for Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana beneficiaries from Rs 200 to Rs 300 per cylinder. This comes after the Union Cabinet approved an additional 75 lakh LPG connections for women under the Ujjwala scheme. The first refill and stove will also be provided free of cost to beneficiaries. This move follows the recent decision to reduce the prices of LPG cylinders by Rs 200. Key Points

Economic Times

Australia No.3 bank reaches Union deal that lets staff work from home

National Australia Bank (NAB) (NAB.AX), the country's No.3 lender, reached a deal that lets employees work from home, a Union representing staff said on Friday, one of the first in the world to give legal protection for remote work. Key Points

Reuters

Airport strikes lead to cancellations in Berlin, Hamburg

In Berlin, all 220 departures and 70 out of 240 incoming flights were canceled, German news agency dpa reported. Due to a walkout announced at short notice by trade Union ver.di, the airport in Hamburg announced in the early morning that 50 of 160 departures had been canceled. Key Points

Economic Times

In protest against Rahul Gandhi’s disqualification, Congress MLAs in Tamil Nadu wear black shirts to Assembly

The MLAs said they condemn Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Union government for committing “murder of democracy”. The members also urged the Union government to apologise to Rahul Gandhi. Key Points

The Indian Express

From ₹6,000 crore fishery scheme to telecom spectrum auction, key decisions by Union Cabinet today

The Union Cabinet extended the Fisheries Infrastructure Development Fund for another three years and approved the auction of telecom spectrum bands at a base price of ₹96,317.65 crore. Key Points

mint

Saurabh Mukherjea picks 3 new stocks for HNI investors in his PMS fund

Mukherjea said City Union Bank's valuations are attractive at 1.1x FY25E P/B. Marcellus said that considering the banks stability and strong track record in the management team and its conservatism through multiple cycles in the past, the trend of consistent growth can continue in the future as well. Key Points

Economic Times

Goyal's Lok Sabha debut, shake-up in Karnataka: 10 takeaways from BJP's 2nd list

Union ministers Sadananda Gowda, Ramesh Pokhriyal were dropped from their seats. 31-year-old ‘king’ ' Yaduveer Wadiyar is a surprise entry from Mysuru. | Latest News India Key Points

Hindustan Times

Nitin Gadkari unveils world's first 100% ethanol powered car developed by Toyota

Union Minister of Road Transport & Highways, Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday launched World's first Prototype of BS-6 (Stage II) ‘Electrified Flex Fuel Vehicle developed by Toyota Kirloskar Motor. It is the dream of all of us to have cars, two-wheelers and autos running on ethanol, said the minister during the event. Key Points

Economic Times