Thursday , 21 February 2019

National News

Mining industry to face skilled manpower shortage

NEW DELHI: India, ranked among the top five global players in production of several major minerals, is poised for rapid growth in its mining industry -- about five per cent of the GDP. However, lack of skilled workers is set to hit the industry, creating a demand-supply gap of over 2,200 people by 2025, according to a study on mapping of human resources and skills for the mining industry in India by Confederation of Indian Industry.

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Quashing of appointment as CVC: Thomas to move SC

NEW DELHI: Former Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC), Mr P J Thomas has decided to move the Supreme Court seeking review by a Constitution bench  of its March 3 judgement quashing his appointment, claiming that judiciary has no right to decide his eligibility for the post without prior reference from the President,
His counsel, Mr Wills Matthews said that Mr Thomas was waiting for the Centre to file a review petition and in the event of it not being filed the former CVC would file it before April 2. A review petition has to be filed within 30 days of the judgement.

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