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The mysterious money plant in EPFO’s backyard

By Tensing Rodrigues
EPFO is Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation, a statutory body under the Union Ministry of Labour and Employment. It functions under the overall superintendence of the policies framed by the Central Board of Trustees, a tripartite body headed by the Union Minister for Labour as chairman.

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Farmers, workers demand withdrawal of NIOH report

MUMBAI: An expert panel of lawyers and scientists shared details of how `The Right to Information Act (RTI)’ helped expose and confirm the fundamental flaws in a scientific study on pesticide residue analysis by the National Institute of Occupational Health (NIOH), Ahmadabad, said a press release.

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Future of cricket world cup uncertain

England and Australia have done away with the 50 over format in their domestic circuit, writes D M Deshpande

The new edition of One Day International (ODI) has begun in right earnest. The inaugural was a spectacular show in Dhaka in Bangladesh; so much so that there is now a feeling that Bangladesh has become the home of ‘true’ cricket.

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Sensex snaps 3-week losing streak, gains 483 pts

MUMBAI: A benchmark index for Indian equities markets rebounded nearly three percent in the weekly trade, snapping three consecutive weeks of losses, as inflation moderates and investors take fresh position ahead of the Union Budget. The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) ended the week at 18,211.52 points, up 2.72 percent or 482.91 points from the previous week’s close of 17,728.61 points.

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ECONOMIC SCAN

Sesa Goa distributes judo mats, guees

PANJIM: As part of its CSR activity judo mats and guee (judo garments) were given to the Immaculate Conception High School, Kirlapal Dabal by Sesa Goa Ltd. Mr. Joseph Coelho general manager - mining distributed the gifts, said a press release. Miss Shubhali Gaonkar and Miss Shweta Shetkar, both students of Immaculate Conception high school, represented Goa at national level during the year.

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Sinha assumes office as 8th Sebi chairman

MUMBAI: Mr Upendra Kumar Sinha assumed the office as the chairman of the Securities and Exchange Board on Friday from the outgoing chairman Mr Chandrashekar Baskar Bhave, who had considerably raised the bar of the authority of the institution during his three-year tenure.

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