23 Nov 2014
Kolkata: Prevailing social norms such as early marriage and child labour are the biggest challenge in implementing child rights in the country, a UNICEF official said.
21 Nov 2014
New Delhi: The Centre on Friday decided to phase-out manual attendance system and use an Aadhar enabled bio-metric attendance system (AEBAS) in all its offices.
31 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Government is likely to approve a hike in dearness allowance (DA) to 107 percent from the existing 100 percent, benefiting around 30 lakh Centre's employees and its 50 lakh pensioners including dependents.
22 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Asserting that Indian women have a significant role to play in nation building, Minister of State for Commerce Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday said women should start "documenting their achievements".
21 Nov 2014
United Nations: The "sophisticated" 2008 Mumbai terror attacks highlight that violent extremism can become even more dangerous when "abetted by the capacities of a sovereign State", Canada has said, a veiled reference to Pakistan where LeT, the perpetrators of the attack, is based.
22 Nov 2014
Mumbai: Maintaining that there was an urgent need to improve the economy of Maharashtra, State Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar said the state government is trying to remove the loopholes in the existing taxation system and bring in evaders into the tax net.
04 Sep 2014
New Delhi: Government on Thursday approved 7 percent hike in dearness allowance (DA), taking it to 107 percent of basic pay, a move that will benefit around 30 lakh central employees and 50 lakh pensioners including dependents.
19 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Indian employees are more engaged than their global counterparts but still 54 percent of them remain somewhat dissatisfied in their jobs signaling an urgent need for companies to take proactive steps, says a report.
17 Nov 2014
New Delhi: The government employees must be considered for promotions in case meetings of the Departmental Promotion Committees (DPCs) are held after their retirement, the Centre has said.
20 Nov 2014
Mumbai: Maharashtra MPs should take up development-related issues with the Centre, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said here on Thursday. Fadnavis, who addressed a meeting of MPs from all parties from the state ahead of Parliament session beginning from November 24, said the state government will soon operationalise a mechanism at Delhi and in the state to ensure follow up of Maharashtra-related issues at the Central level.