01 Sep 2014
New Delhi: In a step aimed at checking harassment of government employees in grant of pension, a head of office will now be responsible for any failure to ascertain non-qualifying service period and will undertake preparation of paper work one year before an employee is due to retire.
30 Aug 2014
Mogadishu: A military court in Somalia has sentenced two Islamist Shebab gunmen to death for killing a journalist, the Information Minister said on Friday.
14 Aug 2014
Dehradun: Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi on Thursday said the country should be grateful to those who laid down their lives for its freedom which earned it the distinction of being the world's largest democracy.
09 Aug 2014
Mumbai: Floral tributes were paid to freedom fighters here on the occasion of the 72nd anniversary of Quit India movement on Saturday.
28 Aug 2014
New Delhi: In a decision that could have an impact on the provident funds of millions of salaried employees in the country, the monthly wage ceiling for EPFO schemes has been raised to Rs 15,000 from Rs 6,500.
22 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Following an official memorandum from the Department of Pensions & Pensioners Welfare, Delhi University Vice Chancellor has said the varsity is bound to challenge the recent High Court order allowing the staff to avail GPF scheme even if they have not opted for it.
27 May 2014
Madurai: The Madras High Court has ruled that getting State Freedom Fighters' Pension (SFFP) would not automatically entitle a person to Swatantra Sainik Samman Central Pension (SSSCP).
17 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Delhi University has decided to challenge a recent judgement of the Delhi High Court allowing the varsity staff to avail of the GPF scheme even if they have not opted for it.
24 Mar 2013
A delegation of the Puducherry Freedom Fighters Welfare Movement will call on UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi at New Delhi soon seeking her intervention for sanction of pension to genuine freedom-fighters.
15 Aug 2014
Mumbai: Freedom for women, of expression and of thought that's what a string of small screen actors like Toral Rasputra, Shabbir Ahluwalia and Karanvir Bohra feel can make the country truly ‘independent’.