The Labour party (PVDA) lost one seat but remains the biggest party in Leeuwarden following Wednesday’s local elections.
Some 300,000 people were eligible to vote in several dozen areas in the north and south following boundary changes, which meant new local authorities have to be elected.
In Leeuwarden itself, the PvdA...
The Netherlands is increasingly popular with foreign tourists: 12.4 million of them visited in the first eight months of the year, an increase of more than 13% over the year-earlier period, the national statistics office CBS said on Thursday.
In particular, the number of Asian tourists jumped 25% to...
Staffing agency giant Randstad is relocating dozens of smaller branches in the Netherlands from prime locations to industrial estates, in a push to go largely digital.
From 2018, the Randstad branches in city centres will be limited to a number of ‘flagship stores’ in around 10 big cities. None of the other branches will close. Instead they will mo...
New Delhi: The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC), under the chairmanship of Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, today reviewed the procurement of a number of key military platforms.
Sources said the DAC, the defence ministry's highest decision making body on procurement, deliberated on a number of proposals on acquisition of equipment and
The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) said on Monday that Aadhaar data is completely safe and secure. Aadhaar number, it said, is not a secret number and it is to be shared with authorized agencies if one wishes to avail a certain service or benefit of government welfare schemes or other services.
“Aadhaar data is fully safe and s
Ajith Athrady, New Delhi, DH News Service, Nov 22 2017, 1:46 IST
The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs and Department of Land Resources are discussing the proposal and working on modalities to implement this through state governments.
"Though the issue is being discussed at the highest level of the government, it is at