Acknowledging the problems being faced by the people in hard-to-access areas of the state, Drabu announced a special duty allowance of 10 per cent of basic pay for state government employees posted in such areas.He said the government would also work to bring these remote areas at par with the other “developed” regions.
It is, therefore, not too early to be sounding alarm bells, given India’s own past experience with import protection.In addition, over 60 per cent of the population was below the poverty line.
A halo of positive energy surrounds this sugar town turned surf mecca on Maui’s wind-swept North Shore.Less than an hour from the popular beaches of Wailea and Ka‘anapali, tiny Pa'ia never shrugged off its counterculture leanings—Willie Nelson remains its most famous denizen.
In what seems to be right out of an episode of Friends, a man recently attempted to board a flight from Iceland to London—wearing all of his clothes.He claims that he could not afford the baggage fees and had been told by British Airways that he could board the flight if he wore the extra clothes, but was then rejected.
The letter BlackRock’s Larry Fink sent CEOs yesterday highlights themes familiar to CEO Daily readers.As a result, society increasingly is turning to the private sector and asking that companies respond to broader societal challenges.
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Think of the GTE as a Passat GT with hybrid drive rather than a GTI, and it makes more sense.That means all models feature an AdBlue filler next to the fuel filler, while the Passat's electronics will warn when the AdBlue tank needs refilling.
But you're also a pro at lying on a beach and doing nothing except taking all the scenery in.Whether you're going to Marrakech, Tangiers, Chefchaouen, or want to explore the Atlas mountains, you'll fall deeply in love with Morocco.
Umberto Nucci, right, with fellow taxi drivers at the Pyramid of Cestius, a Roman tourist site.”
The six-week course aims to improve how taxi drivers deal with foreign customers, including how to dispense basic information in a variety of languages.
The 2018 Winter Olympics, PyeongChang 2018, will take place from Feb.For more information on schedules, visit the official PyeongChang 2018 website, or download the official mobile app, available for Apple iPhones or Google Android devices.
Now, three decades later, the PyeongChang Winter Games are nearly upon us.The XXIII Winter Games, set among the temple-dotted mountains of South Korea’s northeastern Gangwon Province, will take place February 9 to the 25th.
A Hillside Home in Lower Saxony
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A SIX-BEDROOM HOUSE IN THE COUNTRYSIDE $1.The house was designed and built in 1998 by the owner, said Rainer von Stosch-Diebitsch, an agent with Engel & Voelkers Braunschweig, which has the listing.
“Head up to 4,000 feet, then we’ll let the falcon fly a bit,” said Mr.A new tour above the 87-square-mile Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve combines an introduction to falconry with a spectacular aerial sightseeing experience.
(Reuters / Gary Leff; View from the Wing)
American Airlines CEO Doug Parker revealed he’s never actually flown on the company’s new Boeing 737 MAX planes, which feature more seats and smaller bathrooms.UNITED AIRLINES FLIGHT DIVERTED AFTER 'TOILETS REACH CAPACITY'
Shortly after the announcement, American scrapped the plan due to concerns from customers and team members.
Philippines Mayon volcano spews lava, causes mass evacuations
One of the world's most active volcanoes, the Mayon volcano, began spewing lava and plumes of smoke.Residents of the Albay province evacuated while airlines warned pilots not to fly too close to the eruptions.
If you’re planning on flying American Airlines out of Miami International Airport, don’t forget your debit card.”
For those traveling with cash, the airliner is partnering with Ready Credit, a company that will convert cash into debit cards.
A husband and wife rescued a baby sloth clinging to life on the Osa Peninsula - one of the world's most biodiverse regions of Costa Rica.But Monday morning, they heard an unusual noise coming from the rocks of the coastal area of Punta Tigre and discovered a baby sloth clinging to life.
The kitchens and lodging at President Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort were cited for a number of health and safety violations in November.”
The two main kitchens at Mar-a-Lago were cited for 15 food violations during a state inspection on Nov.
CaliforniaYou'll have your pick of stunning views in Big Sur, along California's rugged northern coast.Bring a waterproof jacket no matter the weather -- you'll probably get sprayed.
And forget that wrong impression of the Taj Mahal being a plain, white building—it’s wildly colorful.The Taj Mahal was built in 1631 as a tomb for Shah Jahan’s adored favorite wife, Mumtaz Mahal.