08 Mar 2014
Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government's ambitious 'Samajwadi Pension' scheme has run into rough weather.
06 Mar 2014
Panaji: The Goa government has proposed a new pension scheme for sports personalities above 60 years of age, who have represented the state at the national and international level.
03 Mar 2014
Chennai: Oscar-winning composer AR Rahman says he agreed to compose music for upcoming Tamil period-drama ‘Kaaviya Thalaivan’ because it gave him the scope to innovate with folk music like never before.
01 Mar 2014
Guwahati: With Manmohan Singh visiting Myanmar next week, the Assam branch of the All India Patriotic Forum has urged the Prime Minister to talk with the authorities there regarding proper preservation of sites related to India's freedom movement.
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.
28 Feb 2014
New Delhi: Eyeing on the Lok Sabha polls, the Central Government on Friday raised Dearness Allowance (DA) from 90 percent to 100 percent, benefiting its 50 lakh employees and 30 lakh pensioners.
25 Feb 2014
Chandigarh: Claiming that he had made "little" contribution in the decision to bring in the 'One Rank, One Pension' scheme, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Monday said it should have been introduced 25 years ago.
16 Aug 2012
Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Wednesday announced an increase in the monthly pension of freedom fighters and their widows from Rs 15,000 to Rs 20,000.
17 Feb 2014
Beijing: Days after US Secretary of State John Kerry asked Chinese leaders to support Internet freedom, Beijing on Monday retorted by asking why he did not mention whistleblower Edward Snowden in a meeting with its bloggers.
17 Feb 2014
Beijing: US Secretary of State John Kerry has expressed his support for online freedom in China during a meeting in Beijing with Chinese bloggers concerned about a crackdown by authorities on Internet discourse.