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The worst hit U.S. state of Alabama has asked for federal assistance. According to the data the storms have claimed the life of at least 131 people in the state.
"Today, we'll ask the president to declare an expedited major disaster request" that would swiftly free up federal assets to assist with rescue and recovery operations, Alabama Governor Robert Bentley told a conference call, adding there were as many as half a million to a million people in the state without electricity.
At least 15 people died when a tornado hit a university campus. According to the mayor of
In the state of
A state of emergency was declared in seven states.
According to the U.S. National Weather Service nearly 300 tornadoes lashed the southeastern states since the end of last week. On Wednesday solely the tornadoes were 130.
President Barack Obama said the authorities were ready to help the residents of
There have been 6 flight cancellations in Mumbai and 7 in
The ICPA decided to go strike following breakdown of talks involving the Association, the management and the Chief Labour Commissioner. The talks were being held over a period of several weeks.
The 800-odd pilots belong to the erstwhile Indian Airlines and owe allegiance to the ICPA. The merged entity--Indian Airlines and Air
According to airline sources, the services of pilots belonging to management cadre will be roped in to ensure there is no large scale disruption of flights of the national carrier.
The ICPA want the pay for pilots of Indian Airlines to be on par with Air
It has claimed that there are differences in salaries and working conditions of pilots of Indian Airlines and Air
The 400 pilots who operate international flights belong to the Indian Pilots Guild (IPG).
The ICPA claims that while the Air
The Association claims that while their entire pay package depends on the hours they fly every day, the airlines has been curtailing the number of flights by 30 to 40 per cent.
"The management is instigating and provoking us to go on a strike so that they can derecognise our union. They have done it in case of two major unions -- AIR Corporation Employees Union and the union representing the aircraft engineers," ICPA leaders from southern region said.
The ICPA leaders welcomed the Union Civil Aviation Minister Vayalar Ravi's initiative in setting up a three-member committee to look into pay parity issue. The committee is to submit its report in five months.
They maintained that they have been cooperating with the management, including for operations to
The ICPA had given strike notice on February 23 demanding better working conditions and fixed pay component.
The union, which had threatened to go on strike from March 9, had deferred their agitation till March 15 following tripartite talks with the carrier's management and the CLC.
Taking note of the situation, Civil Aviation Ministry constituted a three-member committee to examine the wage parity issue in Air
The brain can store a vast number of memories, so why can't we find these memories when we need to? A new study provides insights into this question.
Our brains are crammed with a massive amount of that we have formed over a lifetime of experiences. These memories range from the profound (who am I and how did I get here?) to the most trivial (the license plate of the car at a stoplight). Furthermore, our memories also vary considerably in their precision. Parents, for instance, often know the perils of a fuzzy memory when shopping for a birthday gift for their child: remembering that their son wanted the G.I. Joe with Kung Fu Grip rather than the regular G.I. Joe could make an enormous difference in how well the gift is received. Thus, the “fuzziness” of our memory can often be just as important in our daily lives as being able to remember lots and lots of information in the first place.
In the past several decades, cognitive psychologists have determined that there are two primary memory in the human mind: a short-term, or “working,” memory that temporarily holds information about just a few things that we are currently thinking about; and a long-lasting memory that can hold massive amounts of information gained through a lifetime of thoughts and experiences. These two memory systems are also thought to differ in the level of detail they provide: working memory provides sharp detail about the few things we are presently thinking about, whereas long-term memory provides a much fuzzier picture about lots of different things we have seen or experienced. That is, although we can hold lots of things in long-term memory, the details of the memory aren’t always crystal-clear and are often limited to just the gist of what we saw or what happened.