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16-hour BEST strike hits city hard, Sena chief intervenes

16-hour BEST strike hits city hard, Sena chief intervenes

The undertaking's worker unions, representing over 35,000 employees, had gone on strike from midnight today to press for their demands , including timely payment of salaries. "He also promised that the budgets of BEST and BMC will be merged", said Shashank Rao, President, BEST Workers Union.This comes at a time when BEST showed losses to the tune of Rs 590 crore, and they have to repay loans of almost Rs 2,000 crore.The employees were not happy as the union leaders and the Sena chief spoke ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Paul scores fall on reading, math tests

Paul scores fall on reading, math tests

Overall, 60.1 percent of Minnesota public school students tested proficient in math, a decline of 1.2 points. In reading 54.3 percent met or exceeded expectations and in science 56.8 percent scored that high. Those identifications will determine which schools can receive state support under federal Title I law. Proficiency is measured by the number of students who "meet" or "exceed" standards. Consulte Mais Informação

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Manchin says he doesn't give a s- about getting reelected

Manchin says he doesn't give a s- about getting reelected

Manchin's response was sparked after he was asked if Morrisey's' call for him to step down from the Senate's Democratic Party leadership related to his decision not to sign a letter establishing a party line on tax reform. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., and Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., didn't sign either. Senator Joe Manchin , Democrat in name only, would like the citizens of West Virginia to know that he's not prepared to kowtow to criticism just because he's supposedly a Democrat. Consulte Mais Informação

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North Korea vows harsh retaliation against new United Nations sanctions

North Korea vows harsh retaliation against new United Nations sanctions

In Manila, Tillerson said he hoped the North would "choose a different pathway and when the conditions are right, that we can sit and have a dialogue". Shin Beomchul of the Seoul-based Korea National Diplomatic Academy said sanctions that can force a change from North Korea would include a ban on China's annual, mostly free shipment of 500,000 tons of crude oil to North Korea and the deporting by United Nations member states of the tens of thousands of North Korean workers now dispatched ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Bus Safety Event Seeking Zero Fatalities In The 2018 School Year

Bus Safety Event Seeking Zero Fatalities In The 2018 School Year

She continues to receive praise from DeKalb community members on her dedicated service as DeKalb County's school bus driver. If you're interested in driving a bus, you can find more information here. "Children need to give the bus 10-feet clearance all the way around, front, back and both sides", Bangle said. "It is very, very important". "It's important for us to mentor, it's important for us to show up on the first day of school with our children, it's important for us to be there on the ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Mozilla prepping Firefox 55 for tomorrow's release

Mozilla prepping Firefox 55 for tomorrow's release

Come August 8, Mozilla will roll out their latest major update for PC in Firefox 55 . Another big update coming with Firefox 55 is Firefox Screenshots . Firefox will finally be able to match Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge in this department. There's a small chance that Mozilla will discover an issue with Firefox 55 between now and it's official release tomorrow so be careful if you go digging through the FTP server looking for the upcoming release. Consulte Mais Informação

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Chicago will sue Trump administration for withholding funds from sanctuary cities

Chicago will sue Trump administration for withholding funds from sanctuary cities

The city of Chicago will sue the Trump administration over its threat to cut off certain federal funding to so-called sanctuary cities that provide asylum to illegal immigrants. And they also demanded federal immigration officials be given unlimited access to local police stations and other law enforcement facilities. " Chicago can comply with the Department's new notice condition and provide DHS with 48 hours of lead time prior to arrestees' release only if the City detains ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Israel moves to shut down local operations of Al Jazeera

Israel moves to shut down local operations of Al Jazeera

As Common Dreams reported last month, Israeli forces clashed with thousands of Palestinians during protests against the al-Aqsa mosque's new security apparatus-and Israel's decision to ban Palestinian men under the age of 50 from Friday prayers-which were seen "as the latest example of Israeli authorities using Israeli-Palestinian violence and tensions as a means of furthering control over important sites in the occupied Palestinian territory". Consulte Mais Informação

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