"Worrying is carrying tomorrow's load with today's strength- carrying two days at once. It is moving into tomorrow ahead of time. Worrying doesn't empty tomorrow of its sorrow, it empties today of its strength."
- Corrie ten Boom
"Man is not worried by real problems so much as by his imagined anxieties about real problems"
"Okay, so, flying," I started, taking a deep breath and focusing on the thing I loved most in the world. "Flying is … great. It feels great when you're doing it. It's fun. Pure freedom. There's nothing better."
Dylan smiled, a slow, easy smile that seemed to light up his whole face.
"So the first thing we're going to do," I told him, "is push you off the roof."
- James Patterson, Fang
NEW DELHI, FEBRUARY 20 :
A two days Agriculture Conclave has been organized by Punjab National Bank at Manekshaw Centre, New Delhi. The Conclave is based on the theme "Agri Bank within Bank".
The conclave was inaugurated by Mr Sunil Mehta, Managing Director & CEO, Punjab National Bank. More than 900 agriculture officers of PNB across the country are participating in this GRANDUTSAV.
NEW DELHI, FEBRUARY 20:
Airports Authority of India (AAI) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Honeywell Technology Solutions to develop a long term collaboration in the field of aviation technologies, systems and procedures, with emphasis on improving safety, security, efficiency, capacity and environmental aspects of India's aviation operations and infrastructure.
Fair treatment for the world’s 150 million migrant workers is in everyone’s interest, and requires labour migration to be well-governed and effective, says ILO Director-General Guy Ryder.
Social justice is a cornerstone of lasting peace and prosperous coexistence.
NEW DELHI, FEBRUARY 19 :
Mr Rajesh Kakkar has taken over charge of Director (Offshore) of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) today. As Director (Offshore), he will look after oil and gas production from ONGC’s offshore fields that contribute 70% and 78% of ONGC’s domestic crude oil and gas production respectively.
NEW DELHI, FEBRUARY 17 :
Punjab National Bank (PNB) organised a Corporate Social Responsibility ( CSR) activity was organised at Compassionate Missionaries, a Home for the vulnerable destitute Kashmere Gate, New Delhi on 16th February 2018 wherein food items,medicines and other articles were given for the needy inmates of the organization.
MANGALURU, February 16 :
Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited (MRPL) on Friday received its first cargo of US crude. The crude tanker MT Maran Poseidon carrying 1.0 Million Barrels of Southern Green Canyon crude (1,41,000 MT) arrived at New Mangalore Port (NMPT) for unloading its cargo to MRPL tanks.
NEW DELHI, FEBRUARY 16 :
With an objective of improving overall efficiency of airport operations for the benefit of passengers and other stakeholders, Dr. GuruprasadMohapatra, Chairman, Airports Authority of India(AAI) inaugurated an Airport Operations Control Center (AOCC)and a help desk at Goa International Airporton Friday.
NEW DELHI, FEBRUARY 16 :
Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN) supported the annual 'Kids on Rampage' event organized by India Vision Foundation. 'Kids on Rampage' is India Vision Foundation's annual event jointly organized with Navjyoti Foundation, where young children who they support walked the ramp.
NEW DELHI, FEBRUARY 15 :
The fraud which was detected by Punjab NationalBank (PNB) recently is a standalone incident in one of bank's branches. It was started in March 2011. We have put our Inspection & Audit Department into action and have not found any other similar incidence , according to bank's statement.
NEW DELHI, FEBRUARY 15 :
The Ministry of Culture is in talks with Ministry of Finance (FinMin) to incentivise India's tourism industry, union minister, Dr Mahesh Sharma said at an ASSOCHAM event held in New Delhi on Thursday.
Afsar Syed Mohammad, Senior Technical Specialist and Margherita Licata, Technical Specialist Gender, Equality and Diversity and ILOAIDS Branch
When migrant workers leave their home, many encounter abuse and violence on their journey and discrimination once they arrive. This can be because of their status as migrants but also because of their ethnicity, sex, religion, and HIV status.
NEW DELHI, FEBRUARY 14 :
Punjab National Bank (PNB)organized All India PNB Inter Zone Sports &Cultural meet 2017-18 with gaiety and enthusiasm. Mr Sunil Mehta, Managing Director and CEO of the Bank inaugurated the meet at Karnail Singh Stadium New Delhi recently.
Monitoring team finds strong political will from central government to end fundamental labour rights' violations during the 2017 cotton harvest: Child labour is no longer an issue, while forced labour is being systematically addressed.
GENEVA : A new International Labour Organization report to the World Bank finds that the systematic use of child labour in Uzbekistan's cotton harvest has come to an end, and that concrete measures to stop the use of forced labour have been taken.
DEHRADUN , FEBRUARY 13 :
Meritorious children from underprivileged families in Uttarakhand can now dream of studying in prestigious Indian Institutes of technology and other top engineering colleges. Uttarakh and Government, GAIL (India) and Centre for Social Responsibility and Leadership (CSRL) came together to establish two centres in Kumaon and Garhwal regions to benefit such students.
PBT also up by 25% at Rs 1,858 crore,; Gross Margin at Rs. 2,273 crore, up by 14%
Thesynergyonline Corporate Bureau
NEW DELHI, FEBRUARY 12 :
GAIL (India) registered a 28 per cent increase in Profit after Tax (PAT) in the third quarter of Financial Year 2017-18,(Q3FY'18) as against the corresponding quarter in last fiscal (Q3FY'17) , due mainly to the better performance by Liquid Hydrocarbon (LHC), Gas Marketing & Transmission segments.
Millions of people around the world work, but live in poverty. A recent ILO report shows that more needs to be done to reduce inequalities and improve conditions for the working poor, who face a harsh daily reality.
Thesynergyonline Economics Bureau
Louisette Fanjamalala, has worked hard all her life, yet, like millions of working poor around the globe, she barely makes enough to survive.
Fanjamalala, from Madagascar, lives with four teenaged children – two of her own and two orphans she has adopted. Their home is a cramped one-room house in the Antananarivo suburb of Soavina. Her husband left years ago.
NEW DELHI, FEBRUARY 10 :
In order to strengthen intra-State transmission and distribution infrastructure in Jammu & Kashmir under Govt of India flagship program i.e. Prime Minister's Development Package 2015, Govt. of J&K has entrusted development of Transmission System (project cost : Rs. 426 crore) and rural electrification works for eight districts (project cost : Rs. 489 crore) to Power Grid Corporation of India (PowerGrid) as Project Implementing Agency.
NEW DELHI, FEBRUARY 09 :
Punjab National Bank (PNB) signed an agreement for Information Utility(IU) with National E-Governance Services Ltd (NeSL) at its Head Office, Punjab National Bank, Dwarka, New Delhi.ONGC net profit up 15.2 % q-o- q at Rs 5,015 crore.
Labour inspection is more than just visiting workplaces. With the support of the ILO, the Philippines has been implementing labour inspectorate reforms and developing tools that can make a real difference in the lives of workers and employers.
By Minette Rimando, ILO Country Office for the Philippines
MANILA, Philippines (ILO News) – More than a decade ago, Elmer Riconalla, 53, made a career shift from electrical engineer to labour inspector for the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE). He's never regretted it since. Or almost never.
NEW DELHI, FEBRUARY 08 :
Accelerating its growth momentum, Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has reported a surge in profitability in the third quarter of FY1017-18. The company has registered a quantum jump of 64 per cent in its net profit at Rs.153 crore over the corresponding quarter in the previous fiscal.
NEW DELHI, FEBRUARY 06:
The operating profit of Punjab National Bank (PNB) December 2017 quarter increased to Rs 4245 crore in December 2017 up from Rs 2781 crore in December'16 quarter i.e.y-o_y increase of 52.7 per cent. Net profit for December'17 quarter stood at Rs 230 crore , up from Rs 207 crore as on December 2016 quarter with a y-o-y growth rate of 11.1 per cent.
Male and female economists in Europe hold different views on core precepts and methods as well as policy, according to a study based on a survey of economists in EU countries. Two US academics from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and an ILO expert authored the report.
GENEVA : A new study has found a sizable gender gap among economists in Europe, with women and men holding different views on a broad range of issues such as austerity policy, regulation of high-risk financial transactions, renewable energy, hydraulic fracturing, drilling in the Arctic Refuge and genetically modified crops.
NEW DELHI, FEBRUARY 05 :
IFCI registered operational income of Rs .627 crore in the third quarter FY2018 , higher than Rs 577 crore for the third quarter 3 for FY- 2017.
The operational income or the first 9 months though declined to Rs.1,967 crore from Rs2,162 crore in the similar period last year due to slippages of many standard assets during last quarter of FY2017 and first quarter of FY 2018, leading to reversal of unrealized interest income and non-recognition of post-NPA period interest and also due to pre-payment of some standard assetsof about Rs.2,075 crore in this period.
World's oldest mother 80 year old Rajo Devi Lohan who made headlines around the world by becoming world's oldest first time mother at the age of 70 was shostopper at the Haryana fashion show organised at Heritage village in Dhundhara in Hissar on Sunday .
MUMBAI, FEBRUARY 02 :
Oil and Natural Gas Corporation ( ONGC) has organised a week long Photo Exhibition titled 'The Mangalajodi Inheritence' on birds and life around Chilika Lake in Mumbai from February 2, 2018 till February 8, 2018.
NEW DELHI, FEBRUARY 02 :
Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd (MRPL) has registered a profit-before-tax of Rs 1,481 crpre crore in the third quarter of 2017-18 against Rs 902 crore in the corresponding period of 2016-17, recording a growth of 64.19 per cent.
Brazil promotes decent work for an estimated 7 million domestic workers.
Thesynergyonline Economics Bureau
GENEVA : On 31 January 2018, the Government of Brazil deposited the formal instrument of ratification with the International Labour Office for ratification of the Convention on Decent Work for Domestic Workers, 2011 (No. 189) . Accordingly, Brazil became the twenty-fifth member State of the ILO and the fourteenth member State in the Americas region to ratify this Convention.
NEW DELHI, JANUARY 31 :
Mr Subhash Kumar has taken charge as Director (Finance), ONGC today. Mr Kumar was recommended to the position by Public Enterprise Selection Board (PESB) on October 26 , 2017 and has been appointed to the post by the President of India.
NEW DELHI, JANUARY 31 :
To counter impact of the recent tax reforms by the President Donald Trump Administration in the United States (US) on Indian economy as well as for Indian infra consulting and service providing sector to remain globally competitive the Government of India must contemplate reduction of corporate tax substantially and in no event it should be more than 20 per cent.
NEW DELHI, JANUARY 30 : The Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Mr Edappadi K Palaniswami, laid the foundation stone for the 2x660mw Udangudi Supercritical Thermal Power Project in Chennai. valued at Rs 7,359 crore. The project has been awarded to Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) on EPC basis, by Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Ltd (TANGEDCO).
"It has always been my concern to touch people with leprosy, trying to show in a simple action that they are not reviled, nor are we repulsed." _Diana, Princess of Wales
NEW DELHI, JANUARY 30:
Mr Sunil Mehta, Managing Director & CEO, Punjab National Bank (PNB) presented a cheque to Mr Ram Nath Kovind, President of India in Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi, who is also President of Hind Kusht Nivaran Sangh, as a helping hand towards eradication of leprosy. Mr K V Brahmaji Rao, Dr R S Sangapure and Mr Sanjiv Sharan, Executive Directors of the Bank, were also present on the occasion along with the executives of Hind Kusht Nivaran Sang