Email By Caroline Zielinski Updated August 27, 2019 18:05:37 Photo: Kylie Lewis decided it was best to leave the company. (Supplied: Kylie Lewis) Related Story: The gender pay gap is narrowing, but women are still earning $25k less per year Related Story: Women may have to wait another 80 years until they're top dog Related Story: Fact check: Has the gender pay gap shrunk under the Coalition Government's policies? Related Story: Stubborn gender stereotypes harming women's careers, costing the economy billions Map: Australia Ten years ago, Kylie Lewis was on top of the world.Her boss had just given her the go-ahead to start a new department, she got to lead her very own major project and she got her dream office."When they gave me my own team, we moved to this hub, where along the back wall … it was just all glass, overlooking the city," the 38-year old recalls. "It was where all the 'important' people had their offices and, finally, I got my own."Soon after, her … [Read more...] about Can a relationship survive when professional jealousy takes hold?
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Residents of Bonn, Fairy Dell, Nanneella, Rochester, Strathallan and Timmering have been told it is “too late to leave.” “The grassfire is travelling in a south-easterly direction towards Webb Road, east of Rochester,” the emergency warning said. “You are in danger, act now to protect yourself. It is too late to leave. The safest option is to take shelter indoors immediately.” It comes amid another Emergency Warning which has been issued for an out of control fire at Firmans Rd in Mount Glasgow, 50km north of Ballarat, with residents being told it is too late to leave. Residents of Clunes, Dunach, Evansford, Glengower, Mount Cameron, Mount Glasgow, Red Lion, Stony Creek have been told the grassfire is travelling in a southerly direction towards Dunach. “You are in danger, act now to protect yourself,” the alert said. “It is too late to leave. The safest option is to take shelter indoors immediately.” There is a bushfure at … [Read more...] about Mallee, Northern Country residents urged to evacuate amid code red bushfire warning in Victoria
Delhi’s air quality remained in the “very poor” category for the second day on Thursday as the wind speed slowed down in the region and is likely to deteriorate in the next two days, According to data provided by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), the air quality index (AQI) of the national capital rose to 354 on Thursday morning from 301 on Wednesday — both in the “very poor” category. The AQI value for Tuesday was 242, which was in the “poor” category. An AQI between 201 and 300 is considered “poor”, 301-400 “very poor” and 401-500 “severe”, with the last category dangerous for the health of vulnerable people such as children and the elderly.Experts said changing weather conditions and slowing down of the speed of winds in the region have contributed to the deteriorating air quality in the Capital.The weather scientists also forecast that the air quality to … [Read more...] about Delhi’s air quality remains in ‘very poor’ zone, to dip further over next 2 days
NEW DELHI: Electric bus suppliers have quoted high prices in tenders floated under the Centre’s subsidy scheme because of payment security risks in states with weaker transport departments and tough bidding conditions. Some state transport departments have cancelled the electric bus tenders and floated them afresh while others are negotiating with the original equipment suppliers over prices. However, the states have to speed up the process to ensure completion of delivery of the buses in 12 months to avail subsidy under the phase II of Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric (& Hybrid) Vehicles, or Fame, scheme. The lowest quote received by Dehradun Smart City Ltd for 12-metre buses in the recent tender is Rs 90.90 per km and Rs 73.80 per km for a 9-metre bus. Jaipur City Transport Service Ltd has received L1 quote of Rs 85.95 per km in response to its tender while the L2 quote is Rs 89 per km, a state official said. On the other hand, Rajkot Rajpath Ltd received a … [Read more...] about E-bus suppliers quote high prices for tenders under FAME II scheme
The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and the CII Foundation have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with the State departments of Health and Education to rebuild or renovate health centres and schools affected by the floods. The MoU with the Health Department was signed here on Wednesday in the presence of Minister K.K. Shylaja.The agreement with the Education Department for the reconstruction GLSP Kayanad was signed by Director of General Education Jeevan Babu and Ms. Arora.The rehabilitation initiative will cover six health centres at North Paravoor, Moothakunnam, Chittattukara, Puthuvype, Mulavukadu, and Avoly and the GLPS Kayanad. The institutions damaged during the floods in 2018 were identified on the basis of interactions by the CII National Task Force and the Kerala Rehabilitation Committee with the government and local bodies. … [Read more...] about Industry lends helping hand to Rebuild Kerala