India among over 90 nations no paternity leave policy for new dads: UNICEF

United Nations: India is among almost 90 countries in the world without national policies in place that ensure new fathers get adequate paid time off with their newborn babies, according to a new Unicef analysis. When children positively interact with their fathers, they have better psychological health, self-esteem and life-satisfaction in the long-term, More...

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By Ila Choudhary On Saturday, June 9th, 2018
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Assam Guv approves pay hike report on university non-teaching staff

Assam Governor Jagdish Mukhi approved pay hike report on university non-teaching staff. Guwahati: Assam Governor Jagdish Mukhi has approved the report of the pay hike Committee 2017 for the non-teaching staff of More...

By Ila Choudhary On Friday, June 8th, 2018
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Air India pilots threaten action over salary delay

New Delhi: More than half the members of Air India’s pilot union have threatened industrial action because of delays in getting their salaries, according to a letter written by the members and seen by Reuters More...

By Ila Choudhary On Friday, June 8th, 2018
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Air India staff may have to wait till June 15 for May salaries

Mumbai: Cash-strapped Air India’s employees will have to wait at least till June 15 for their May salaries. Air India employees generally get paid by the 30th or the 31st of every month. “Disbursement More...

By Ila Choudhary On Friday, June 8th, 2018
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Maha Transport staff go on strike demanding pay hike

Mumbai: Employees of the Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation today went on strike at several of the state-run undertaking’s depots demanding an immediate pay hike. Employees of the Maharashtra State More...

By Ila Choudhary On Wednesday, June 6th, 2018
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Air India delays salaries for third month in a row

New Delhi: Air India, which failed to get even a single bidder for its disinvestment plan, has delayed payment of salaries to its employees for the third consecutive month, according to sources. Air India CMD Pradeep More...

By Ila Choudhary On Wednesday, June 6th, 2018
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Cabinet clears 3-fold hike in basic pay for Gramin Dak Sevaks

The Union Cabinet today approved raising the basic pay of Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS) by over three-fold to up to Rs 14,500 per month, effective January 1, 2016. The arrears after the Gramin Dak Sevaks’ pay hike More...

By Ila Choudhary On Wednesday, June 6th, 2018
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Disabled female govt employees in Haryana to get child care allowance Rs 1500 per month

Chandigarh: Haryana’s physically disabled women government employees will get a monthly child care allowance of Rs 1,500, the state government said today. Disabled women government employees in Haryana will More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, June 5th, 2018
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2 per cent DA hiked for Haryana govt employees

Chandigarh: The Haryana government today announced a 2 per cent increase in dearness allowance (DA) of its employees, effective retrospectively from January 1, 2018. Haryana Finance Minister Abhimanyu The state More...

By Ila Choudhary On Sunday, June 3rd, 2018
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Centre issues fresh guidelines on tour, hospitality allowances of Governors

New Delhi: The Centre has issued fresh guidelines on allowances to be paid to the Governors which include expenses on tours, hospitality, entertainment and furnishings, four months after enhancing the salaries of More...