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These civil appeals, which have been heard through video conferencing, have been filed by three surviving dependents (who are two minor daughters and father) of the two deceased, impugning the judgment dated 17.07.2017 of the High Court of Delhi through which motor accident compensation of Rs 40.71 lakhs awarded by the Motor Accident Claims Tribunal, Rohini (hereinafter, "Tribunal") on 24.12.2016 under Section 168 of the Motor Vehicle Act, 1988 ("MV Act"), was reduced to Rs 22 lakhs.

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Almost 13,000 contract doctors to be given permanent positions within three years, says PM

A total of 12,800 contract doctors are expected to be absorbed into permanent positions within the next three years, says the Prime Minister. Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim (PH-Tambun) said that the government through the Budget 2023 has allocated an amount of RM19.7bil in emolument, which saw an increase of RM3bil from previous years. “Of this RM3bil additional allocation, RM1.2bil was allocated for pay rise, RM600mil for contract appointment and RM1.1bil for absorption to permanent positions. “For 2023, it means that a total of RM1.7bil is allocated for recruiting more contract doctors and to absorb existing ones to permanent positions,” he said in response to Datuk Seri Madius Tangau (PH-Tuaran) in Dewan Rakyat on Tuesday (April 4). With the allocation in place, Anwar said that 12,800 contract doctors will be in permanent positions in three years.

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Cafe that hires 11-year-olds sparks criticism amid push for minimum age for Australian workers

A regional cafe which employs children as young as 11 to make jams and relishes has been criticised amid a push for a national minimum age for child workers, but others have defended the cafe against social media uproar. The federal government is considering a recommendation to make the minimum working age 15, or 13 for “light work”, with some exemptions for those under 13. On the weekend, the ABC reported on a cafe in country New South Wales where most of the 100 workers are school-age children. The Long Track Pantry in Jugiong, faced with a workforce shortage, hired children aged 11 and older to work in the factory kitchen and cafe.

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