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Major News and Events of 11 August 2016

What Happened on 11 August 2016


Haryana's Cow Protectors to Possess "Gau Rakshak" ID

As an attempt to prevent the extortion of truckers, the Haryana cow commission has decided to issue “Gau Rakshak” identity cards to cow protectors. The initiative has come up just four days after PM Modi said that a massive count of ‘gau rakshaks’ are anti-socials and proclaim themselves as the protectors of cows in order to seal their misdeeds.

Ola Cabs to be Equipped with Auto Connect WiFi

Ankit Bhati, the co-founder and chief technology officer of Ola Cabs announced all Ola cabs to have auto connect WiFi facility. With over 200 terabyte (TB) of data being consumed each month by users of Ola Prime (sedan & SUV service), the cab aggregator would be soon making the WiFi service available across all categories including Micro, Mini and auto-rickshaws. As per the auto-connect WiFi feature, the user would be required to do a one-time authentication followed by automatically connecting with Ola’s network.

Lok Sabha Nods Bill on Doubling Overtime for Factory Workers

As an initiative to boost job opportunities in the manufacturing sector, the Lok Sabha has approved a Bill to double the overtime working hours to 11 in a single quarter for the factory workers. Named as The Factories (Amendment) Bill, 2016 has been passed after Congress and Left parties proceeded for a walkout during the Parliament session. The bill was earlier opposed by Congress, Left parties, JDU, TMC and IUML.




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