Modifications in govt employee NPS financially untenable: FinMin

The Finance Ministry has ruled out proposals by a federation of central and state governments employees seeking modification in the National Pension Scheme (NPS), saying its corpus is invested in a prudential manner to ensure optimal returns and suggested that changes will be financially untenable. Manjeet Singh Patel, president of Delhi unit of the More...

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By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, May 21st, 2020

Delhi HC judge Sangita Dhingra Sehgal resignation accepted for joining as Prez of Delhi State Consumer Commission

New Delhi: The Central government has accepted the resignation of Delhi High Court judge Justice Sangita Dhingra Sehgal. She is set to take charge as the President of the Delhi State Consumer Redressal Commission More...

By Ila Choudhary On Friday, May 15th, 2020

Brazil’s health minister resigns after just weeks on the job

Brasilia: Brazil’s health minister Nelson Teich handed in his resignation on Friday after less than a month on the job, adding to turmoil in the government’s handling of the novel coronavirus as the country More...

By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, May 14th, 2020

BSNL orders compulsory retirement of employee-woman activist who tried to enter Ayyappa temple

Kochi: State-run telecommunications company, BSNL, has ordered compulsory retirement of its employee and activist Rehana Fathima, who had attempted to enter the Lord Ayyappa temple at Sabarimala, for her “intentional” More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, May 12th, 2020

Gujarat High Court declares BJP minister Chudasama’s election as void

Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court on Tuesday declared state BJP minister Bhupendrasinh Chudasama’s election in 2017 as void on grounds of malpractice and manipulation. Gujarat BJP minister Bhupendrasinh Chudasama Justice More...

By Ila Choudhary On Monday, May 11th, 2020

FICCI warns of massive job losses

New Delhi: There is a critical and immediate need for a significant stimulus of Rs 9 lakh crore to 10 lakh crore or four to five per cent of the GDP to stimulate demand and supply for averting a long-term economic More...

By Manish Sen On Thursday, May 7th, 2020

Khattar turns down IAS officer’s resignation, says Union Minister K P Gurjar

Chandigarh: Haryana Chief Minister M L Khattar has “turned down” IAS officer Rani Nagar’s resignation and recommended to the Centre to change her cadre to her home state Uttar Pradesh, Union Minister of State More...

By Ila Choudhary On Wednesday, May 6th, 2020

More than 20 million jobs vanish in April in US

Baltimore: US businesses cut an unprecedented 20.2 million jobs in April, an epic collapse with coronavirus outbreak closing the offices, factories, schools, construction sites and stores that propel the US economy. It More...

By Ila Choudhary On Monday, May 4th, 2020

Haryana cadre IAS officer resigns, cites personal safety on govt duty’ as reason

New Delhi: A 2014-batch IAS officer of the Haryana cadre resigned on Monday, citing ‘personal safety on government duty’ as the reason for it. IAS officer Rani Nagar has resigned from service. The Opposition More...

By Ila Choudhary On Friday, May 1st, 2020

BMC raises retirement age for civic health officers as coronavirus crisis deepens

Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has increased by one year the retirement age health officers working in all the civic-run hospitals as a temporary measure in view of the coronavirus pandemic. BMC More...