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New report by American Bar Association exposes the dark underbelly of Indo-US sandstone trade

Often exports made by a country to the rest of the world is seen in a positive light by us. It is because exports not only earn precious foreign currencies (that can be used for importing goods and services or simply be used for building forex reserves), it also helps in generating effective demand for goods and services produced in that country and hence, contributes to economic or GDP growth....

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Over 5,000 children abandon education in mica mining districts of Jharkhand, Bihar: survey

-PTI In its survey, the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights said it has observed that a section of children in the mica mining areas are deprived of opportunities and have started working as labourers to supplement their family income Over 5,000 children in the age group of six to 14 years have abandoned education in mica mining districts of Jharkhand and Bihar, and a section of them have started working...

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26 Child Labourers rescued from Parle G biscuit factory in Raipur

-IANS The children were sent to the state government's children home after the rescue and an FIR was lodged under Section 79 of JJ Act. RAIPUR: The District Task Force (DTF) has rescued 26 children from the biscuit manufacturing unit of a popular brand called Parle-G, who were working there as Child Labourers, an official said here on Saturday. "Under the direction of District Collector, we carried out an operation and rescued 26...

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80-90% of Child Labourers in Telangana Belong to SC, ST Communities: Survey The first phase of the survey by the labour department also found that most Child Labourers do not attend school. New Delhi: A sample survey by the Telangana labour department has found between 80-90% of Child Labourers in the state belong to Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe communities. According to The News Minute, the first phase of the survey across 10 districts in 56 mandals identified 9,724 Child Labourers. Most of these...

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For almost 15 million migrant children, education remains a luxury -Navya PK Sushil was attending 10th standard at the school in his village, when his parents decided to move to a city. They had found seasonal work in a brick kiln there. Sushil’s only option was to move to the kiln site and work alongside his parents. He had given up hopes of completing high school education, when he realised that other Child Labourers at the kiln were going to a ‘classroom’...

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