23 Jul 2014
New Delhi: Retirement fund body EPFO has asked its field staff to take steps for enforcing government's decision of raising wage ceiling to Rs 15,000 to cover the organised sector workers under the social security net.
12 Jul 2014
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Centre to bring wages under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) on par with minimum wages prevailing in different states.
08 Jul 2014
New Delhi: Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has notified that the minimum broadband speed has been raised to 512 kilo bytes per second (kbps) from the earlier 256 kbps.
18 Sep 2011
Coming as good news for those who wish to qualify for teaching in primary and secondary schools, the state government has approved that any graduate who clears one year of Bachelor of Education (BEd) is also eligible for the Teachers Eligibility Test (TET) along with the BA, BCom and BSc aspirants.
09 Jul 2014
United Nations: UN has commemorated the centenary of World War I, lauding the courage and sacrifice of soldiers including over a million from India, and underscored the importance of reconciliation through diplomacy.
07 Jul 2014
New Delhi: The government has approved minimum monthly pension of Rs 1,000 under Employees Pension Scheme 1995 (EPS-95) run by the retirement body Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO). The decision of the government would immediately benefit 28 lakh pensioners including 5 lakh widows getting less than Rs 1000 as pension every month. In all, there are 44 lakh pensioners under the EPS-95 scheme.
28 Sep 2011
Opening the gates of opportunities for the BEd degree holders, the Uttar Pradesh government has issued a revised Teachers Eligibility Test (TET) directive for the appointment of teachers in primary schools.
16 Jun 2014
Johannesburg: The family of anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela marked six months since his death with a traditional cleansing ceremony at the family home in Qunu.
16 Jun 2014
Srinagar: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday said fiscal disciplining is required to put the economy of the country back on track as India has witnessed two successive years of sub-five percent growth.
07 Jun 2014
Lucknow: A comprehensive integrated action plan was required to solve problems like Naxalism, separatism, terrorism and his ministry was working on it, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Saturday.