Friday, July 15, 2016

Tens of thousands of Iraqi people rallied in downtown Baghdad on Friday, in response to the call by the populist Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr to protest against corruption and sectarianism in Iraq.

PM Theresa May new Cabinet

May spent her first full day as prime minister by appointing more politicians to her front bench, at the same time firing a number of well-known politicians, including Justice Secretary Michael Gove.
Leadsom pulled out of the race over the leadership of the governing Conservative Party on Monday, leaving May as the only contender..
Andrea Leadsom, former minister of state at the department of energy and climate change, was named as secretary of state for environment,food and rural affairs, giving her a major job in May’s Downing Street cabinet.
Boris Johnson has been made foreign secretary.
Philip Hammond who was made Chancellor of the Exchequer.
Justice Secretary is  Liz Truss. Education Secretary is  Justine Greening.
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt, caught up in a major wrangle with junior doctors over new working conditions in the NHS, has kept his job.
Chris Grayling, who ran May’s leadership campaign, has also won a cabinet role as Secretary of State for Transport.
Chancellor Philip Hammond ruled out an emergency budget. Hammond said there would be a normal autumn statement in the fall, and a regular budget next spring.Hammond said in a media interview that the British economy was entering a new phase because of the vote to leave the EU, admitting the referendum decision of June 23 had had a chilling short-term effect on the economy.”It has shaken confidence and caused many businesses to pause investment decisions that they were making,” said Hammond, adding the government now needed to send signals of reassurance about the future as quickly and as powerful as it can.
Downing Street tel-bells  have continued to ring all day with messages of congratulation for May, who has become the second female prime minister in British history. Among the phone calls received by May were ones from German ChancellorAngela Merkel, French President Francois Hollande and Irish Taoiseach Enda Kenny.
May also had a 15 minutes telephone conversation with U.S. President Barack Obama. May’s spokeswoman said the prime minister “underlined her commitment to be a key partner with the United States.”
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WorkApps gets USD$1million funding from SRI Capital

US based investor bets on India’s first Enterprise Workflow Collaboration company
New Delhi, July 15, 2016: WorkApps – India’s first Enterprise Workflow Collaboration (EWC) company announced today that it has received seed fund of USD$1million from legendary enterprise SAAS investor – Sashi Reddi, Partner -SRI Capital. WorkApps product is being rolled out simultaneously in US, Europe and APAC later this year. The core management team at WorkApps includes Rudrajeet Desai, MVS Murthy and Shankar Borate.
Rudrajeet is a first-generation entrepreneur in the consumer Internet and mobile industry space. MVS Murthy is a BFSI professional, with 19 years of experience in Product development, Portfolio Management, Channel Management, Strategy & Business Innovation in large corporates like ICICI Bank, Edelweiss & Tata AIG, among others. Shankar Borate is a computer scientist from IIT with 20 years experience in building a wide range of products for giants like Adobe, Symantec, Intuit, Siemens & GE.
Sashi Reddi, Managing Partner, SRI Capital stated, “We foresee the next big wave for Indian start-ups in the Enterprise Collaboration market globally. With over two years of product testing, I’m extremely excited about the potential of WorkApps to be a pioneer in the Enterprise Workflow Collaboration(EWC) category. With Rudrajeet, MVS Murthy and Shankar Borate leading the global product roll-out, I’mconfident that WorkApps will be able to create immense value to large enterprise customers in the Enterprise Collaboration space. WorkApps will create a digital inside enterprise and enable diverse teams to digitally come together to co-create using real-time collaboration.Though there are many players in this space, none of them cater to the Large Enterprise market, which is where WorkApps has built a very robust and scalable product”.
Rudrajeet Desai, Founder and CEO of WorkApps said, “We are excited to have SRI Capital as one of our early investors and to have Sashi join our board. Our next phase is about rolling out the product globally and creating a deeper impact for certain industries.Enterprise Workflow Collaboration (EWC)on SAAS will be a dominant force in the enterprise space and our product will enable large enterprises to augment communication efforts, improve efficiency and change the way people collaborate and work together.”

Sexual Harassment at Workplace
Creating Safe & Secure Workplace

5 August 2016 : New Delhi

?         Is your organisation in compliance with all the requirements laid down under the Sexual Harassment of Women at the Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013?

?         Have you created an Internal Complaints Committee (ICC) in all offices / branches of the organization to which the act applies?

?         Is your organization’s anti-sexual harassment policy aligned with the provisions of the new law such as definition clauses, procedural mechanisms, interim remedies?

?         Have you made changes to the employment contracts to make the employees legally bound for the acts of sexual harassment in the workplace?

We are pleased to inform you that the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) is organizing a Workshop on Sexual Harassment at Workplace - Creating Safe & Secure Workplace on 5 August 2016 (Friday) from 0930-1700 hrs in New Delhi. 
Background:  Sexual harassment is a serious manifestation of sex discrimination at the workplace and a violation of human rights. It undermines equality, calling into question the integrity, dignity and physical and psychological well-being of workers. At the same time, enterprises are being damaged by destroyed work relationships impacting negatively on productivity. Sexual Harassment at workplace is a violation of women’s right to gender equality, life and liberty. It creates an insecure and hostile work environment, which discourages women’s participation in work, thereby adversely affecting their economic empowerment and the goal of inclusive growth.

About the Workshop: This interactive workshop will cover a  detailed overview of what sexual harassment is, explains legal definitions, discusses sexual harassment prevention, and shows how to handle sexual harassment complaints and maintain a positive work environment. Participants will learn to identify, take action and distinguish potential sexual harassment issues before they occur. This Sexual Harassment Workshop will be highly participatory seminar and focuses directly on improving skills to handle any sexual harassment issue or complaint with greater confidence.

This workshop will attempt to help participants understand Sexual Harassment and its complexities, the benefits of a harassment free workplace and how to create such an environment, how to deal with instances of sexual harassment sensitively and sensibly and legal obligations under the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act.


This full day workshop will be a combination of interactive role playing, mock investigation practice, case studies, lecture, and group discussion to help you develop and/or hone all your investigation skills. Using case studies, practical examples, and discussion, this workshop will enable you to understand an overview of the sexual harassment laws. 

Participants will practice issue-spotting, Role Plays & Case Studies, interview documentation, and strategies for handling all common, yet difficult, investigation issues.

What will Participants Get?

Certificate of participation will be awarded to participants upon successful completion of the workshop.

Workshop Outline:

ü  Scope of Definition of Sexual Harassment at Workplace – as per the Act as well as Hon’ble Supreme Court Guideline in Judgment of “Vishakha & Ors Versus State of Rajasthan and Others”
ü  Backdrop in which the Act was enacted
ü  Knowledge on basic features of the Act and Rules
ü  Overview: What is and what is not harassment
ü  Types of Harassment
ü  Gender sensitization
ü  Gender discourse within the legal framework
ü  Mode and manner of Complaint
ü  Mode and manner of dealing with Cases / Complaints of Sexual Harassment (Procedure of Inquiry)
ü  Knowledge on various committees as per the Act (Composition, Qualifications of Members, procedure of Function, remuneration etc)
ü  Guideline on Internal Policy formation on Prevention, Prohibition & Redressal of Sexual Harassment
ü  Punishments as per the Act
ü  Penalties on Organisations for Non Compliance of the Act
ü  Knowledge on organizing Orientation Program for Internal Complaints Committee Members and for other Staff members
ü  Role of Internal Complaints Committee, How to set up Internal Complaints Committee as per law, conduct of Internal Complaints Committee as per law
ü  Do’s and Don’ts for the members of the internal complaint committee
ü  Latest case laws on the Act
ü  Suggestions of creating Safe & Secure Workplace
ü  Rights of Complainant
ü  Rights of Accused
ü  Safeguards against false or malicious charges.

ü  Achieve its Objectives along Organization’s “Values”, “Vision” & “Mission”.
ü  Employees connect with Values, Vision & Mission of their Organization
ü  Gender Sensitive Employees raise Productivity & cut Costs; Grow greater Commitment and Sense of Belongingness; dedicate them in achieving Organization Objectives;
ü  Employees learn to inculcate Respect for Self (Morale) & Respect for Others (Spirit of Collaboration);
ü  learn to effectively deal with Reported or Unreported incidents of Harassment particularly sexual harassment
ü  Create & sustain a Fear-free Workplace where employees work with Dignity and Honour;
The workshop will be followed by a “question-and-answer” session with speakers who will discuss and debate on the perceptions and realities of workplace harassment, encompassing stalking & sexual harassment, online harassment, bullying and other forms of abuse.

Faculty 1 : Ms Talish Ray is a managing partner with TRS Law Offices. An alumnus of La Martiniere Girls College and Lady Shri Ram College she got her degree in Law from Delhi University. Trained as a lawyer in one of India's premier law firms she has traveled around the world interacting and gaining experience in working with young entrepreneurs and corporate houses. She has appeared before the Supreme Court of India as well as the various High Courts around the country. Besides being an empaneled lawyer for various State Bodies she is also Board Member with reputed companies and not for profit entities. She has lectured widely on issues of Internet Governance, IP rights, environment, corporate compliance and risk mitigation and conducts training workshop for the various stakeholders in these fields.

Faculty 2 :  Ms Sunieta Ojha has over a decade of experience as a lawyer and is managing TRS litigation practice for individual & corporate clients covering Commercial, Corporate and Family Law matters and involving appearance and arguments at Courts & Tribunals in Delhi & NCR.  She has done her Bachelors and Masters from Miranda House College and LLB from Campus Law College, Faculty of Law, University of Delhi. She has been awarded Packard Fellowship by International Institute of Education, San Francisco, USA, for her work on promotion of Human Rights of Woman and Children. She has handled disputes across various foras including Supreme Court, High Courts, other civil and criminal courts, Tribunals and Appellate authorities.

Who Should Attend:

HR Managers / practitioners who wish to receive an overview of Employment Laws; Head / President / VP / AVP /Manager - HR, Human Resource Directors, Managing Directors, CEOs, In house Counsels, Compliance Officers, CFOs, PROs, Departmental Heads , NGOs, Social Activists,  Business owners or CEOs, Risk Managers, Legal Officer, Company Secretary, Legal Counsel, Legal Associate, Directors, Members Of The Internal Complaints Committee, Chairperson Of Complaints Committee etc.

Participation Fee:

v  For CII / IWN / YI Members: Rs 5000/-
v  For Non-members: Rs 6000/-
Note: Delegate fee is inclusive of Service Tax.
Includes workshop material, Certificate of participation, Networking tea and Lunch
Companies nominating 4 or more delegates will be entitled to a 10% discount on the delegate fee before 8 July 2016.

For registration: Please email or contact Ms Anjali Chauhan at / 011- 45772053.

We request you to confirm your participation by completing and returning the attached Reply Form. In case you are not able to attend, you may like to nominate your colleague(s) to attend this workshop.

Please note that since we can accommodate a limited number of participants, hence participation would be on first-come-first-served basis.

We look forward to receiving your confirmation / nomination(s).



Does Online Media Have a Political Agenda?


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Sheila Dikshit Delhi Ex CM Triple Loser – UP CM Choice


INC Ought to RE-BOOT Its Economic Agenda, Engage Leaders Who
Understand India, Are Clean and Reliable. INC Should Discard
Parasites, Boneless Leaders & Casual Politician.
David Cameron or Bernie Sanders smilingly resigned as PM and
Presidential Candidate in favor of the winners in elections
‘Glorifying Democratic Traditions’.
India it is entirely different – losers cook up Excuses for the
Defeat. First they blame ‘Winner of Buying Voters’, Second they blame
‘State Machinery Was Biased’, Third excuse they give is ‘Caste &
Communal Equation Was Not in Their Favor’ and Fourth is the ‘News
Media that Promoted other candidate’.
Most often it is not Economic Issues and Public Concerns but
‘Astrologers’ who advice politicians and TANTRICS who manage GODS for
their clients.
Indian Politicians Never Admit [After Losing] to Their Incompetence,
Arrogance, Corruption, Poor Service & DISCONNECT with their Voters.
Sheila Dikshit as CM for 15 years caused maximum harm to INC due to
her Gross Incompetence & Corrupt Rule. She won in 1998 and 2003
because of infighting in BJP in Delhi and poor economic performance in
Her record win in 2008 was 100% credited to PM Dr. Manmohan Singh – at
time GDP growth rate was almost 10% and Bank Deposit growth rate was
23% to 24%. It was DREAM RUN for India that may never be repeated
again and then Opposition Ganged to Defeat Dr. Manmohan Singh’s
government in last year of first five year term when Elections were
due anyway. She had no IDEA OF CORRUPTION & LOOT in Delhi.
Delhi 2013 – INC 15% – AAP 40.7%, BJP 45%
Sheila Dikshit led Delhi to Worst Imaginable Loss in 2013 – from 61%
Vote Share in 2008 to 15.22% votes share and to just 8 seats out of 70
behind AAP with 28 Seats and BJP leading with 32 seats.
After Shameless Loss – she was advised by some Astrologer that she
could be Enjoying Another BIG position and was appointed Governor of
Kerala on March11, 201 exactly 74 days after handing over to Arvind
Kejriwal – As If Her BAD Period is over.
Just after two months INC lost National Elections–LOK SABHA 2014 by
bigger margin. BJP won all 7 seats polled 46.63%, AAP – 33.08% and INC
– 15.22%.
Lok Sabha 2014 INC Kapil Sibal polled 17.94% votes, JP Agarwal –
16.3%, Sandeep Dikshit [Son Of Sheila Dikshit] – 16.98%, Ajay Makan –
18.85%, Krishna Tirath – 11.61%, Mahabal Mishra – 14.33%, Ramesh Kumar
– 11.35%%
Even after such a Pathetic Performance – Sheila Dikshit didn’t accept
moral defeat second time in Six Months – Continued as Governor of
Kerala – she was eased out.
Delhi 2015 – INC Vote Share Down to 9.7% from
15.22% in 2014, and 61% in 2008.
When Rajdeep Sardesai asked ‘—You had retired from Politics – She
She is neither Sacrificial Lamb nor Symbol of Governance But
Corruption Mismanagement & Public Exploitation.
1.  Loot & Exploitation by DISCOMS – in 2001 T&D Losses were 40% when
base tariff was Rs.1/Unit but in July 2002 or 15 months later T&D
Losses were 50% at Rs.1.80/Unit. THIS IS THE BIGGEST LOOT.
2.  Bus service, Public Services, Education, Healthcare, Transport,
WATER, SEWAGE & DRAINAGE situation Worsened, Garbage Heaps Became
MOUNTAINS, Law & Order situation worsened, Unprecedented Price Rise of
Essential Commodities.
3. She silently WATCHED people being Looted By BSES Goons, Recovery
Agents of Private Companies, ELECTRICITY BILLS Going Up Five-Six Fold
– A Consumer who was expected to pay Rs.1200 per month was EXTORTED to
pay Rs.5,00,000/- Fabricating DAE Cases.
‘INC Popularity NOSE DIVED in 2015 to 9.7% in Delhi State Elections
When INC couldn’t Win A Single Seat, from 15.22% in Lok Sabha 2014. It
Was Worst Performance for Oldest Political Party that led Freedom
INC Party Lost 334 Deposits in 2002, 332 in 2007, 240 in 2012 in UP
Elections Fielding Losers – Triple Loser To Lead INC in UP
INC Ought to RE-BOOT Its Economic Agenda, Engage Leaders Who
Understand India, Are Clean and Reliable. INC Should Discard
Parasites, Boneless Leaders & Casual Politician.
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Netanyahu condemns attack in Nice

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu:
Israel condemns in the strongest terms last night’s horrific attack in Nice.
We are again reminded that terrorism can strike anywhere and must be fought everywhere.
Israelis stand united with the people of France today. We join you in mourning those who were killed and wish a speedy recovery to the wounded.
Israel is ready to help the French government fight this evil until it is defeated.”

TALGO Trials On Existing Tracks


France truck attack kill eighty

France Truck Attack: A Lorry by French-Tunisian used to kill 80 people. People celebrating national day on  14 July in Nice France with fireworks.Lorry mowed-people including  several children dead. Preliminary reports said the guns and grenades  found on truck and driver of lorry shot dead in exchange of fires.
Nice in France is attacked by Truck killing eighty person celebrating national day watching fireworks. Qs being asked French on national celebration how the truck could came close to crowd or in that road? Why police came after 20 minutes ? Why the Tyre of truck were not shot to deflate? French security is missing with metal detectors and lack of security system is complaint by the French-in every day life .The French Intel needs to be on their heels the debate continues in International TV Channels .Emergency has been extended for another three months by President Hollande.
  1. I hope the injured recover soon. India shares the pain & stands firmly with our French sisters & brothers in this hour of immense sadness.
  2. Appalled by the horrific attack in Nice. I strongly condemn such mindless acts of violence. My thoughts are with the families of deceased.
France Truck Attack A terrorist attack in Nice by Lorry crushing 80 persons injuring scores people fleeing the area reports BBC
The Tweets of President of India (@RashtrapatiBhvn):India stands shoulder to shoulder with the people and Government of France as it responds to this attack‪#‎PresidentMukherjee‬

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Trump is pulling together an operation
I’ve been digging into the numbers and keeping an eye on where we’re at, Naresh.
So here’s the lay of the land: Trump raised $51 million in June (after he raised only $3 million in May) — a staggering improvement. The Republican convention is next week, which will mean another huge influx of cash for Trump as he formally accepts the nomination. He’s hiring new staff, and he could pick his running mate any minute now. Their operation is pulling together faster and more efficiently than seemed possible just a few weeks ago.
It’s time for us to step up as well. We have the best team of supporters behind us, but Trump is gaining ground, and as of right now, we’re only 16% toward our July fundraising goal — a number we have to hit in order to keep building our campaign in all 50 states. There’s just no guarantee that we’ll hit that goal.
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Launch of the RI Communication campaign by Ministry of Health


From: Sonia Sarkar  Thu, 14 Jul ’16 8:12p
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The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare with strong support from UNICEF, today launched a comprehensive and holistic 360 degree communication campaign to enhance full immunization rates and support the successful Mission Indradhanush across the country. The launch of the campaign happened during an event organized by the MoHFW to celebrate the country’s elimination of MNT and Yaws as well. Another great achievement for India, following the eradication of Polio. But also even more reason to vigorously continue our support to GoI to ensure full coverage of routine immunization for all children will be achieved!

UNICEF is very pleased to also announce that Mr. Amitabh Bachchan, UNICEF goodwill ambassador who has been supporting the polio eradication campaign for years has agreed to wholeheartedly support this campaign!

This RI communication campaign was conceptualized basis the findings from a formative research carried out by UNICEF last year. The survey highlighted that 1) fear of adverse effects following immunization, and 2) low awareness around benefits of full immunization and where to go for vaccination, are important reasons for children being missed out. The campaign was conceptualized and developed in a strong team effort between Health, C4D, Polio and A&C teams, in close coordination with MoHFW.

The multi-media campaign is designed to reinforce the message of complete immunization through the tag line (Paanch Saal, Saat Baar). This indicates the importance of seven visits for immunisation , during the first five years of life.

The  open files of the communication kit which consists of a wide range of mass media and IPC material will be uploaded on the website. The ministry will also initiate the airing of the PSAs in the coming weeks.

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