Irked with pension grade, retired govt employee tries to set ablaze MP official

Shivpuri (MP), Jan 19 (PTI) A retired government employee on Tuesday tried to set ablaze a forest department official in anger over pension issues he was facing, police in Madhya Pradesh’s Shivpuri district said. DFO Lavit Bharti However, before retired forest department clerk Kailash Narayan Bhargava could light a match after pouring petrol on More...

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By Manisha Sen On Sunday, January 17th, 2021
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Electronic pension payment order promises ease of living for retiring officials: Jitendra Singh

New Delhi, Jan 17 (PTI) Union minister Jitendra Singh on Sunday said that the recently-introduced electronic pension payment order (e-PPO) promises ease of living for retiring officials. Union minister Jitendra More...

By Ila Choudhary On Friday, January 15th, 2021
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Delhi civic bodies councillors, officers living like lords, while COVID-19 workers don’t get pay: HC

New Delhi, Jan 15 (PTI) New Delhi: The Delhi High Court Friday said it intends to stop all non-essential, discretionary expenses of the three municipal corporations here, including the perks of councillors and More...

By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, January 14th, 2021
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East and North Delhi civic bodies ‘bankrupt’, can’t pay salaries to employees: Sisodia

New Delhi, Jan 14 (PTI) Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia claimed on Thursday that East and North municipal corporations in the national capital are ‘bankrupt’ and are not in a position to pay More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, January 5th, 2021
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UP govt increases monthly allowance of medical interns to Rs 12,000

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], January 5 (ANI): The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has increased the monthly allowance of MBBS and BDS interns in the state from Rs 7,500 to Rs 12,000, the Chief Minister’s More...

By Ila Choudhary On Wednesday, December 23rd, 2020
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Central officers in Pay Level 9 to 11 allowed to get travelling charges in tour city without production of vouchers

New Delhi: The Central government has allowed it’s officers in Pay Level 9 to 11 to get local travelling charges in tour city without production of vouchers under Daily Allowance on tour. Central government More...

By Ila Choudhary On Monday, December 14th, 2020
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Karnataka transport employees call off strike

Bengaluru, Dec 14 (PTI) Karnataka state-owned transport corporation employees, who were on strike since December 10, called it off on Monday evening following talks with the state government. Karnataka transport More...

By Ila Choudhary On Monday, December 14th, 2020
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Retail inflation declines to 6.93 pc in Nov

New Delhi, Dec 14 (PTI) Retail inflation declined to 6.93 per cent in November on softer food prices, though it remained above the comfort level of the Reserve Bank. A health worker takes the temperature of shoppers More...

By Ila Choudhary On Friday, December 11th, 2020
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Pandemic effect: FinMin mulling 75 pc reduction in foreign travel budget for FY22

Mumbai, Dec 11 (PTI) The COVID-19 pandemic and the ensuing restrictions in mobility may result in a 75 per cent reduction in the budgetary allocation for foreign travel in FY22, a senior finance ministry official More...

By Ila Choudhary On Friday, December 11th, 2020
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One million Indian doctors on strike to protest surgeries by ayurveda doctors

MUMBAI (Reuters) – Around a million doctors in India went on a day-long strike on Friday amid the coronavirus pandemic to protest against a new federal government rule that allows ayurveda doctors to perform More...