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AbbVie Inc (ABBV) Surges on European Union���s HUMIRA Approval

2016-04-04 bidnessetc
AbbVie Inc (NYSE:ABBV) shares climbed after the company announced that the European Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) had issued a positive statement for HUMIRA medication. Shares of the drugmaker are up more than 3% during the midday trading session.

‘Scrap customs duty on bauxite ore exports’

2016-04-04 thehindubusinessline
The low grade bauxite exporters from Gujarat have urged the Centre to remove customs duty of 15 per cent as it was done in the case of iron ore in the recent Budget.

A pipeline's being expanded 400 ft from my home – wouldn't you be worried? | Courtney M Williams | Opinion | The Guardian

2016-04-04 theguardian
The Spectra Energy pipeline expansion has been given the go-ahead, but inadequate safeguards make me scared for my children’s health


2016-04-03 caselaw.findlaw
Esmeralda CASTANEDA; Joshua J. Peters; Andrew Ruiz; Angelica Gutierrez; Joann S. Lopez; Mariano Gallegos; Tim Praeuner; Dawn Allmer; Samuel Sanchez; Adan Abdullahi; Amino N. Galal; Istahil Farah Jama; Abdirizak M. Abdi; Muhyadin Au; Mohamed Horor; Habibo A. Elmi; Hibo H. Maalin; Faiuma Jama; Batula Awl; Sadi M. Adan; Abdirizak Ahmed; Ahmed Ali Gelle; Habiba Abdi; Kuresha S. Noor; Mohamed Isse; Mohamed A.

Cigarette firms halt production on lack of clarity on health warnings

2016-04-01 livemint
Move will result in a daily production loss of Rs.350 crore and affect the livelihoods of an estimated 45.7 million people dependent on the industry, lobby says

M K Surana takes over as HPCL chairman

2016-04-01 business-standard
The Union government has appointed Mukesh Kumar Surana as chairman and managing director of Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd. He takes over effective April 01, 2016 from Nishi Vasudeva who superannuated on March 31, 2016. Prior to taking over as CMD, Surana was holding the position of chief executive officer – Prize Petroleum Company Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary and upstream arm of HPCL, since September 2012.


2016-03-29 caselaw.findlaw
Hallmark–Phoenix 3, L.L.C. petitions for review of an order of the National Labor Relations Board requiring Hallmark to make severance and accrued vacation payments to its former union employees. The Board cross-applies for enforcement of its order under 29 U.S.C. § 160(e).

ANU Asian language budget cuts may see top academics go

Associate Professor McComas Taylor says, "There has never been worse morale, and people are angry and upset." Photo: Jamila Toderas

Ambedkar should get Nobel Prize, says Paswan

Mumbai: Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan today demanded Nobel Peace Prize for Dalit icon Babasaheb Ambedkar. “Babasaheb Ambedkar deserves the Nobel Prize. He should be honoured the way Dr Martin Luther King and Nelson Mandela were,” Paswan told PTI here.


2016-03-23 caselaw.findlaw
In a two-to-one decision, the National Labor Relations Board (Board) held that Dover Energy, Inc., Blackmer Division (Blackmer) committed an unfair labor practice when it warned one of its employees, Tom Kaanta, to stop submitting “frivolous” information requests that his union, the United Auto Workers Union, Local 828 (Union), had not authorized. Because the record—viewed with the deference due the Board—lacks substantial evidence in support of the Board's decision, we grant Blackmer's petition and deny the Board's cross-application for enforcement.

Call to action for a TB-free India

2016-03-21 financialexpress
Kavita Ayyagari, Project Director-Challenge TB at The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union) and Jamhoih (Jamie) Tonsing, Regional Director – The Union South- East office highlight the growing menace of TB and calls for concerted efforts to halt its advance

‘Rubber imports needed to bridge supply-demand gap’

2016-03-18 thehindubusinessline
Maintaining that there have been no excess rubber imports, the consuming industries stated that imports are critical to bridge the widening gap between domestic production and consumption.

Ganga clean-up plan to be announced between April and May

Jodhpur: The government will announce a comprehensive action plan to clean up the Ganga in the next two months, Union water resources minister Uma Bharti today said.

Sasan gets govt nod to raise coal production

2016-03-16 business-standard
The Union coal ministry has given permission to Anil Ambani-promoted Reliance Power's Sasan Ultra Mega Power Project (UMPP) to increase coal production up to 17.20 million tonnes per annum (mtpa) from its Moher and Moher Amlohri extension coal mines during 2015-16. The move comes after Reliance Power contested the decision to restrict coal production from the mines attached to the 4,000-Mw UMPP. In June 2015, the coal ministry had directed Sasan Power Limited (SPL) in Madhya Pradesh to limit annual coal production to 16 mtpa.

New scanner will spot milk adulteration in 40 seconds: Govt

2016-03-16 thehindubusinessline
The Union government on Thursday said 68.4 per cent of milk in the country does not conform to standards laid down by the food regulator. It said the most common adulterant found in it was detergent, caustic soda, glucose, white paint and refined oil, all which are considered “very hazardous” for health.

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