Madhya Pradesh govt hikes honorarium of Muslim clerics

Bhopal: The Madhya Pradesh government on Tuesday more than doubled the honorarium paid to Muslim clerics and muezzins in the state. Chief Minister Kamal Nath gave his nod to a proposal to hike the honorarium of imams from Rs 2,200 to Rs 5,000 per month and that of their deputies – muezzins – from Rs 1,900 to Rs 4,500 a month Chief Minister More...

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By Manish Sen On Tuesday, February 25th, 2020
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Bank strike: No role in management-staff disputes, RBI to Gujarat

Surat: The Reserve Bank of India on Tuesday told the Gujarat High Court that it has no role to play in disputes between concerned banks and their employees. RBI today told the Gujarat High Court that it has no role More...

By Manish Sen On Tuesday, February 25th, 2020
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Labour Min implements EPFO’s decision to restore pension commutation; to benefit 6.3 lakh pensioners

New Delhi: The labour ministry has implemented retirement fund body EPFO’s decision to restore pension commutation under the Employees’ Pension Scheme, a move that will benefit 6.3 lakh pensioners. Pension More...

By Manish Sen On Tuesday, February 25th, 2020
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Over 10,000 posts vacant in Odisha Police, hiring on the way: Minister

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Monday told the Assembly that 10,054 posts in different categories in the state police were lying vacant. Minister of State for Home D S MishraAs many as 78 IPS posts of Odisha More...

By Manish Sen On Tuesday, February 25th, 2020
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Drunk headmaster of Odisha school suspended

Kendrapara: The headmaster of a government-run upper primary school in Odisha’s Kendrapara district was suspended on Tuesday after he allegedly came to the school in an inebriated state and abused some students, More...

By Manisha Sen On Tuesday, February 25th, 2020
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DGP has tendered apology, CM informs Punjab Assembly

Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday informed the state assembly that Director General of Police Dinkar Gupta has tendered an apology for his purported remarks made in connection with the More...

By Ila Choudhary On Monday, February 24th, 2020
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Odisha govt stops pension of 6 officials for corruption

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government on Monday stopped pension of six retired officers and asked two other officials to take voluntary retirement from service after they were convicted in different corruption cases. Chief More...

By Ila Choudhary On Monday, February 24th, 2020
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10,054 posts in Odisha Police vacant: Minister

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Monday told the Assembly that 10,054 posts in different categories in the state police were lying vacant. Minister of State for Home D S Mishra As many as 78 IPS posts of Odisha More...

By Ila Choudhary On Monday, February 24th, 2020
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India pours on the pageantry with colorful welcome for Trump

Ahmedabad: Basking in adulation from a massive, colorful crowd, President Donald Trump and India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi lavished each other with praise Monday in a reaffirmation of U.S.-India ties as the More...

By Manish Sen On Monday, February 24th, 2020
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Coronavirus-hit China postpones annual Parliament session for 1st time in decades

Beijing: In an unprecedented move, China on Monday postponed the annual session of Parliament from March 5 due to the coronavirus outbreak, state media reported as the country grapples with the deadly virus that More...