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...

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...

Schemes in Cong manifesto based on taxing middle class, says Union Minister Puri

Hyderabad: Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri Monday alleged that the Congress manifesto for the Lok Sabha elections makes no reference to the middle class and the schemes proposed 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 by the More...

Peru’s ex-President Alan García dies after shooting himself to avoid arrest

Lima (Peru): Peru’s former president Alan Garcia died in a hospital in Lima on Wednesday, hours after shooting More...

Central forces working for BJP: Mamata Banerjee

Arambagh/Khanakul(WB): Trinamool Congress president Mamata Banerjee Tuesday alleged that the central forces were working for the...

Jet employees’ union opposes allocation of slots to other airlines

New Delhi: A Jet Airways employees union has asked aviation regulator DGCA to stop allocation of...

Tax evasion of over Rs 1,350 cr detected in raids against co owned by Kamal Nath’s nephew

Bhopal: The Income Tax department has detected tax evasion of more than Rs 1,350 crore during...

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 More...

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...

Jamia gets its first woman vice-chancellor

New Delhi: Professor Najma Akhtar was Thursday appointed as the first woman vice-chancellor of Jamia Millia Islamia, making her the first..

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 More...

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..

Congress-BJP’s plan to lower retirement age to weigh on young

New Delhi: The BJP-Congress fight for Lok Sabha polls 2019 but both plan to lower the retirement age for central government..

MP Lokayukta refuses to share details on IT searches against corrupt public servants

Bhopal: The Madhya Pradesh Lokayukta has refused to share details on search operations conducted by the Income Tax department against corrupt..

Presiding officer among two officials suspended in Kishtwar

New Delhi: Two officials including a presiding officer of a polling booth in Kishtwar district of Udhampur Lok Sabha constituency were..

Common sleep myths could be seriously harmful to your health

Washington: People holding sleep myths- like five hours of sleep is sufficient for them, snoring has no harm or drinking helps..