Employees’ union urges Centre to implement Lavasa Committee report

Jammu: A Jammu-based employees union on Sunday urged the Centre to implement the recommendations of the Ashok Lavasa Committee report ahead of the upcoming Lok Sabha polls to benefit More...

7th Pay Commission: Minimum pay likely to be increased ahead of general elections

New Delhi: Central government will raise the minimum pay from current Rs 18,000, which was recommended by the 7th Pay Commission, National Joint Council of Action (NJCA) chief More...

Govt approves 7th pay commission recommendations for teachers of technical institutions

New Delhi: The Ministry of Human Resource Development Tuesday approved a proposal to extend the seventh pay commission recommendations to academic staff of government and aided More...

Finance ministry ratifies 8.65% interest rate on EPF for 2018-19

New Delhi: The Finance Ministry has approved 8.65% rate of interest on Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF) for 2018-19 as decided by retirement fund body EPFO, benefitting more More...

I-T dept revises format of TDS certificate issued by employers

New Delhi: The Income Tax department has revised Form 16 by adding various details, including income from house property and remuneration received from other employers, thereby More...

Customs officer, father arrested in DA case

Representative Image. Panaji: The CBI arrested a Customs officer and his father in a disproportionate assets (DA) case. The More...

NHAI official, 3 others held by CBI in graft case

Hyderabad: Four people, including a senior National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) official were Sunday arrested More...

Accompanied by top NDA leaders, Modi files nomination for Varanasi Lok Sabha seat

Varanasi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi filed his nomination papers for the Varanasi Lok Sabha seat on...

Dimple Yadav touches Mayawati’s feet, seeks blessings to win election

Kannauj (Uttar Pradesh): In a show of mahagathbandhan unity, Samajwadi Party (SP) leader and wife of...

Huge crowds greet PM Modi in Varanasi

Varanasi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi staged a show of strength on Thursday in his home city...

Former Army Chief Dalbir Suhag appointed High Commissioner to Seychelles

New Delhi: Former Army chief Dalbir Singh Suhag has been appointed India’s next high commissioner to Seychelles, More...

Election Commission appoints special observer for West Bengal

Kolkata: The Election Commission has appointed former Bihar Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Ajay V Nayak as special observer for West Bengal,..

Nine pvt sector specialists selected as joint secretaries in govt depts

New Delhi: In a first, nine private sector specialists have been selected for appointment as joint secretaries in central government departments...

Over 1,100 IAS officers’ service records reviewed to check ‘deadwood’

New Delhi: The service records of over 1,100 IAS officers have been reviewed by the Centre in about past four More...

Former ISI chief Durrani appeals against Pak Army’s decision forfeiting his pension

Islamabad: Pakistani spy agency ISI’s ex-chief Lt Gen (retd.) Asad Durrani has appealed to the high court here against Pakistan Army’s..

Former union minister Ali Ashraf Fatmi quits RJD

New Delhi: Former Union Minister Ali Ashraf Fatmi on Wednesday resigned from the primary membership of the Lalu Prasad-led Rashtriya Janata..

MP govt spent Rs 1.58 cr for stay of Kamal Nath, 3 Secretaries in Switzerland: RTI

Bhopal: About Rs 1.58 crore was spent for making arrangements for the stay of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, three..

EC bars IAS officer Mohsin from election duty after CAT lifts suspension

New Delhi: The Election Commission Thursday barred IAS officer Mohammed Mohsin, who had checked Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s helicopter in Odisha,..

Exercise improves memory in older adults: study

Washington: Recent findings suggest that when it comes to older adults, just one session of exercise can increase activation in the brain..