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Migrants queue up for clinical trials


Chennai: Making a fast buck is no mo­re a tough job for mig­rant workers and unemp­lo­yed youths in the city.
Several clinical research organisations have started to accept volunteers from the disad

Land owner to get Rs 75L compensation


Chennai: The Madras high court has directed the slum clearance board to pay a compensation of Rs 75 lakh to an owner of a prime property for acquiring the land for constructing tenement blocks in 197

Railways asked to pay Rs 10K for harassment to passenger


New Delhi: Indian Railways has been directed by a consumer forum here to pay Rs 10,000 as compensation for the harassment suffered by a passenger, who was made to run from one station to another to g

Compensation of Rs 1.5L to be paid within 2 days

The state government on Monday announced Rs 1.5 lakh compensation for the next of kin of those who died in the recent floods.

The money will be paid within two days.

The official death toll is 25 an

Indian couple gets USD 36.48 million in accident compensation

An Indian couple was awarded over USD 36 million by a US court in compensation for injuries sustained in a car accident with an 18-wheeler in 2010 during a visit to the country.

A Riverside County S

Retrenched AI employees win compensation


Nine former Air India staffs of its Singapore office have won SGD 25,667 shortfall in retrenchment compensation at the Industrial Arbitration Court (IAC) here.

The court said they were underpaid by

AI asked to pay over Rs 1 lakh in compensation to passenger


National carrier Air India has been asked to cough up over Rs 1 lakh by a consumer forum as compensation with punitive damages to make its 'rude' staff 'learn a lesson' for their 'callous' service tow

Stay on Rs.75 lakh compensation to Mangalore crash victims


A division bench of the Kerala High Court on Thursday stayed a single bench verdict ordering national carrier Air India to pay Rs.75 lakh ($168,000) each to the families of 158 passengers killed in th

Japan pays $1mn to innocent jailed for 17 years

Tokyo: A Japanese court on Thursday awarded $1.1 million, the maximum possible compensation, to a 64-year-old man who spent 17 years in jail after being wrongly convicted of a child's murder.

The dis

UK to pay millions to former Guantánamo Bay detainees

London: Britain would reportedly pay out millions of pounds in compensation to former detainees held in the US military prison at Guantánamo Bay.

Some of the men, who are all British citizens or res

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