Hyderabad, 15 February. Over 1,200 peasants, labourers, home-based workers, sanitation workers and human rights defenders gathered at the Sindh Hari and Mazdoor Convention organised by the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP). Labour rights activists, including men and women from the bonded labour camps near Hyderabad, called on the government to recognise and address the
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FILE PHOTO: The logo of Samsung Electronics is pictured at the company’s factory in Tijuana, Mexico, June 1, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Duenes/File Photo (Reuters) – British nanotechnology company Nanoco said on Monday it has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Samsung Electronics Co and affiliates in a district court in Texas relating to quantum dots. Nanoco,
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BEIJING: Organisers of China’s biggest car show announced Monday (Feb 17) the event was the latest to be postponed due to the outbreak of COVID-19. More than 70,000 people have been infected by the epidemic, which started in central Hubei province and has spread across China. Advertisement Advertisement The outbreak has claimed 1,770 lives and
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SINGAPORE: No extra restrictions have been imposed on face masks and hand sanitisers brought into Singapore, the Singapore Customs said on Monday (Feb 17). “No additional Customs restrictions have been imposed on the import of face masks and hand sanitisers,” a spokesperson said in response to queries by CNA. Advertisement Advertisement “As with all goods
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FILE PHOTO: Fireworks light up the sky near the illuminated Olympic rings at a ceremony to mark six months before the start of the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan in this photo taken by Kyodo January 24, 2020. Mandatory credit Kyodo/via REUTERS/File Photo TOKYO (Reuters) – ‘United by Emotion’ was revealed as the motto
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TOKYO: Tokyo 2020 organisers on Monday (Feb 17) rolled out the motto for this year’s Olympics, “United by Emotion”, which they said reflected the “universal values” and “unifying power of sport”. “Crowds of spectators who do not know each other prior to the Games will come together and learn that there is more that unites
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Josh Archibald capped a two-goal performance by scoring 3:57 into overtime to give the Edmonton Oilers a 4-3 victory against the Carolina Hurricanes on Sunday in Raleigh, N.C. Feb 16, 2020; Raleigh, North Carolina, USA; Edmonton Oilers right wing Josh Archibald (15) scores the game winning goal the overtime against Carolina Hurricanes goaltender James Reimer
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CHICAGO – Anthony Davis made a walk-off free throw and Team LeBron defeated Team Giannis in the 69th NBA All-Star Game on Sunday. Feb 16, 2020; Chicago, Illinois, USA; Team LeBron forward LeBron James of the Los Angeles Lakers and Team LeBron forward Kawhi Leonard of the LA Clippers celebrate after defeating Team Giannis in
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LONDON (Reuters) – European corporate disclosures on climate change and other sustainability issues are generally poor, a study on Monday showed, as regional policymakers mull toughening up the rules. FILE PHOTO: EU Executive Vice-President in charge of the European Green Deal Frans Timmermans speaks at an event with youth during the U.N. Climate Change Conference
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