Bihar cabinet approves proposal for creating 7,800 new govt posts

The Bihar cabinet on Tuesday approved proposals for creating around 7,800 new posts in different departments of the state government, officials said. Among these are 7,595 additional posts of ‘surveyors’ and ‘amins’ in the Revenue and Land Reforms Department. Besides, 200 additional posts for two prisions in Arwal district, and Paliganj sub-division … Read more

Cal/OSHA posts guidance on protecting workers from monkeypox

The California Department of Industrial Relations on Thursday posted guidance on monkeypox for workplaces including health care facilities, public health services, medical transport and police. The guidance applies to workplaces covered by the Aerosol Transmissible Diseases rule. Monkeypox spreads primarily by close or direct contact but can also become airborne, according to a statement by Cal/OSHA.  … Read more

Wall Street posts fourth straight day of gains ahead of CPI report

Wall Street extended its winning streak on Monday, rallying to a sharply higher close as investors awaited crucial inflation data that could provide clues about the duration and severity of the Federal Reserve’s tightening policy. Energy and technology shares helped the three major U.S. stock indexes touch two-week highs and notch their fourth straight session … Read more

Assam govt to create 100 new posts in lower judiciary, says CM Sarma

Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Saturday said that around 100 new positions would be created in the lower judiciary by the Assam government as a step towards faster dispensation of justice in the state. The Centre has approved Rs 9,000 crore for improvement of judicial infrastructure and Assam would receive around … Read more

Uttarakhand Public Service Commission to conduct recruitment to 7,000 posts

The Uttarakhand Cabinet on Friday decided to take away the responsibility of conducting recruitment to 7,000 government posts from the state Subordinate Service Selection Commission as the body is facing a probe in a paper leak case. The government handed over the responsibility to the State Public Service Commission. It has been done to maintain … Read more

Tamil Nadu posts 436 fresh coronavirus cases; active tally at 4,918

Tamil Nadu on Friday recorded 436 fresh COVID-19 cases, taking the total caseload to 35,72,802. A lone passenger from Canada added to 436 positive cases today. There have been 38,038 fatalities due to the contagion so far and no death was reported today, according to a bulletin from the State health … Read more

Lloyd’s sets aside $1.3 billion for Ukraine claims, posts H1 loss

(Reuters) — Lloyd’s of London has set aside £1.1 billion ($1.26 billion) to pay claims related to the war in Ukraine, the commercial insurance market said Thursday, as it recorded a first-half pre-tax loss of £1.8 billion. The reserves for the Ukraine claims were net of reinsurance, Lloyd’s said in a statement. Insurers buy reinsurance to offload some of the … Read more

China’s exports for August misses forecasts; posts trade surplus over weak imports

The country saw a trade surplus of $79.39B in August vs. expected 92.7B, prior 101.3B, driven by weaker import numbers, after it saw a record $101.26B in trade surplus in July, which was a record for single-month goods trade balance for any country in history. Source link

3,000 CISF posts at airports abolished; pvt security guards inducted

The government has abolished more than 3,000 CISF posts as part of a major security architecture overhaul at Indian airports under which non-sensitive duties will be rendered by private security personnel aided by smart technology tools for surveillance and protection, officials said. A 2018-19 action plan, jointly initiated by the Union ministries … Read more

Gazprom posts record half-year profit, will pay dividends (OTCMKTS:OGZPY)

BalkansCat/iStock Editorial via Getty Images Russia’s Gazprom (OTCPK:OGZPY) said on Tuesday it earned a record net profit of 2.5T rubles ($41.75B) in H1 2022, “despite sanctions pressure and an unfavorable external environment,” after posting a net profit of 2.09T rubles for all of 2021. Gazprom’s (OTCPK:OGZPY) board said it would pay interim dividends after skipping … Read more