first_imgThe minimum wages have been increased by ₹6 a day in Rajasthan following a proposal to revise the surcharge imposed on stamp duty, which is spent on welfare and protection of cows. Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje made the announcement during her visit to Sawai Madhopur district over the weekend.Addressing a “Jan Samvad” programme in Chauth Ka Barwara, Ms. Raje said the minimum wages in all categories of work had been increased in view of inflation and to provide relief to labourers.The wages of unskilled labourers have been increased from ₹207 to ₹213 a day. The enhanced daily wages will be ₹223 for semi-skilled labourers, ₹233 for skilled labourers and ₹283 for highly skilled labourers. The increased wages will come into effect retrospectively from January 1, 2018.The State government is also considering doubling of surcharge on stamp duty for welfare and protection of cows from the existing 10% to 20%. Around ₹235 crore worth of revenue has been generated from the 10% surcharge levied in April last year on those making rent and lease agreements and making property transactions on stamp papers.According to the official sources, the State Cabinet has approved a notification for increasing the surcharge twofold and sent the proposal to Governor Kalyan Singh for approval.Extended grantsThe State needs about ₹490 crore annually to meet the expenditure for providing fodder and shelter to 9,60,000 cows in 2,562 authorised gaushalas. The State, which has a dedicated Ministry for cow welfare, has extended the grants for water and fodder to gaushalas from three months to six months.last_img

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first_imgSEA Games in Calabarzon safe, secure – Solcom chief Hadi totaled 13.450 via an almost impeccable routine that involved high-value movements against the backdrop of Arabian-inspired music.De Guzman, 17, turned in a similar performance—a lot of high-scoring jumps to the tune of a funky jam. But the rookie could only aggregate 13.025 to settle for silver. Indonesia’s Rifda Irfanaluthfu was third with 13.000.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutIn balance beam, De Guzman wound up third. Reyland Capellan brought home another bronze in vault, matching his result in the same event two years ago.“It was very good, solid performance by the team,” said women’s co-head coach Jasmin Ortega. “I think we did very well this season. It’s still a marked progress.” Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Kaitlin De Guzman who bagged the the Gold medal for Womens Gymnastics Uneven Bars with Reyland Capellan who won Gold for Men’s Floor Exercises also in gymnastics in the 29th Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) in Kuala Lumpur. INQUIRER/ MARIANNE BERMUDEZKUALA LUMPUR—The Philippines’ artistic gymnastics team didn’t get to fulfill the promise of four gold medals but it did improve on its performance two years ago.Newcomer Kaitlin De Guzman settled for a silver after failing to dislodge defending champion Farah Ann Abdul Hadi of Malaysia in floor exercise Wednesday.ADVERTISEMENT LeBron James has ‘nothing but respect’ for Kyrie Irving The gymnasts had already stashed two golds through Capellan, who defended his floor exercise title, and the 17-year-old De Guzman, who ruled in uneven bars.All in all, it was two golds, one silver and two bronzes for the Philippines.The Philippines won one gold, one silver and two bronzes in the Singapore SEA Games in 2015.ADVERTISEMENT PH billiards team upbeat about gold medal chances in SEA Games PLAY LIST 03:07PH billiards team upbeat about gold medal chances in SEA Games05:25PH boxing team determined to deliver gold medals for PH02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games00:50Trending Articles01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students03:04Filipino athletes share their expectations for 2019 SEA Games00:45Onyok Velasco see bright future for PH boxing in Olympics02:25PH women’s volleyball team motivated to deliver in front of hometown crowd01:27Filipino athletes get grand send-off ahead of SEA Games MOST READ View comments LATEST STORIEScenter_img LIST: Class, gov’t work suspensions during 30th SEA Games Read Next Catriona Gray spends Thanksgiving by preparing meals for people with illnesses Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. WATCH: Streetboys show off slick dance moves in Vhong Navarro’s wedding SEA Games: PH’s Alisson Perticheto tops ice skating short program LOOK: Venues for 2019 SEA Games UPLB exempted from SEA Games class suspensionlast_img

first_imgLacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ Robredo should’ve resigned as drug czar after lack of trust issue – Panelo Against the Philippines, however, Kim was thrust much earlier when she entered the floor near the end of the first set when the Filipinos were attempting to break the Koreans in the opening period.READ: Facing KYK huge challenge, morale-booster for PH volleybellesKim would finish of the first set and eventually lead the Koreans to a sweep, 25-23, 25-18, 25-12.“It was close in the first set and in the beginning of the second set so I expected to play,” said Kim who had 12 points against the Philippines.The Philippines were leading 10-7 in the second set when Kim made her second appearance, and for good measure she started the third set for Korea.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ CONTRIBUTED PHOTOBIÑAN, Laguna—Korea captain Kim Yeon-koung had played just 10 minutes during the group stages of the AVC Asian Women’s Volleyball Championship so it came as a huge surprise when she stepped up against the host in the classification stages.Kim sat out the first two games in the preliminaries as she got permission from Korea head coach Hong Sungjin to take a breather after just competing in the FIVB World Grand Prix.ADVERTISEMENT Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss PLAY LIST 02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. And even though she led the beating, Kim had high praise for the Philippines.“I think they are so much better now, I saw them like two or three years ago and they did not play like that,” said Kim of the 79th-ranked Philippines in the FIVB world rankings. “I mean, they’ve improved a lot especially that they are very young. I’m sure they can improve after this.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next DILG, PNP back suspension of classes during SEA Games LATEST STORIEScenter_img The Fenerbahce outside hitter, though, told Hong that she was ready to play against the Philippines in their first game in the classification round.READ: AVC: Philippines loses second straight as Korea stays undefeatedFEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSWin or don’t eat: the Philippines’ poverty-driven, world-beating pool stars“I spoke with our coach and he said to be ready for the game so I told him that I was ready,” said Kim Sunday at Alonte Sports Arena.Kim played late against Vietnam in Korea’s final group stage game as she entered the match in the fourth set to lead the 10th-ranked team in the world to a 25-23, 25-19, 17-25, 25-22 win. Trump signs bills in support of Hong Kong protesters NATO’s aging eye in the sky to get a last overhaul Robredo should’ve resigned as drug czar after lack of trust issue – Panelo Playing against royalty in 2017 SEA Games Celebrity chef Gary Rhodes dies at 59 with wife by his side NGCP on security risk: Chinese just technical advisers View commentslast_img

first_imgAdvertisementYerry Mina’s header in the 74th minute proved to be the decisive goal of the match as Colombia edged past Senegal 1-0 to book a place in the round of 16. By virtue of this defeat Senegal exited the tournament having received more yellow cards than Japan.Colombia went into the match having had to get a draw if Japan lose or a win if Japan go undefeated. Abel Aguilar was rested as a precaution after being forced off against Poland due to injury, so Mateus Uribe started and fellow midfielder Carlos Sánchez returned after a one-game ban in place of Wilmar Barrios.Senegal made a bright start in the match creating a lot of chances. They were rewarded with a penalty in the 17th minute but was taken back after Davinson Sanchez’s tackle was deemed fair by the VAR. Throughout the first half Colombia were the second best team as they couldn’t play to their best. James Rodriguez also had to be withdrawn on the half hour mark as he suffered a calf injury.Coming back from break Colombia improved their game play when compared to the first 45. Once having known that Poland had taken the lead vs Japan, the Colombian crowd went berserk. This reflected in their teams performance as Yerry Mina converted a corner in the 76th minute to give his team the lead.Senegal then tried all their best to equalise but all their efforts went win vain. Thus Colombia and Japan go through finishing 1st and 2nd respectively. Senegal finish 3rd by virtue of accumulating more yellow cards and exit the tournament.Here are the highlights of the match:Also Read:FIFA World Cup 2018: Stats of the Day – Day 14 Advertisementlast_img

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