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2011-05-20 12:11:00

AMSTERDAM, May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Companies Have Taken Steps, But Exploitation Remains Widespread Big garment brands and retailers have their products made under exploitative and unhealthy conditions by girls in Tamil Nadu, South India. The girls, mostly younger than 18 and from a Dalit ('outcaste') background are employed under the Sumangali Scheme.

2009-03-30 08:00:00

HOUSTON, March 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NBL) announced today a natural gas discovery at the Dalit prospect in the Michal license, offshore Israel. Located in approximately 4,500 feet of water and 30 miles offshore, the well was drilled to a depth of 12,000 feet.

2008-08-30 09:01:03

By Faiz Rahman Siddiqui KANPUR: With 20 more deaths being reported from the Kanpur Dehat region during the last 24 hours, the mystery fever continued to take a heavy toll, especially among the poor Dalit families.


Word of the Day
cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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