26 Aug 2015
New Delhi: The Cabinet today extended by four months the term of the Seventh Pay Commission, which was set up in February 2014 to revise remuneration of some 48 lakh Central government employees and 55 lakh pensioners.
31 Aug 2015
New Delhi: The Law Commission today recommended by a majority 'swift' abolition of death penalty except in terror-related cases, noting it does not serve the penological goal of deterrence any more than life imprisonment.
24 Aug 2015
Cincinnati: Roger Federer moved into pole position for a US Open title run on Sunday, capturing his seventh Cincinnati Masters with a dominant 7-6 (7/1), 6-3 win over Novak Djokovic.
28 Aug 2015
New Delhi: No headway was today made in resolving sticky issues for OROP implementation during talks between agitating ex-servicemen and government even as two more veterans on indefinite hunger strike were shifted to the Army hospital following doctor's advice.
22 Feb 2015
New Delhi: Country's largest border guarding force BSF has made a strong pitch for a special 'border service' pay for its men stating the troops are deployed well ahead of the Army along international borders and they face the "first brunt" of an enemy attack.
28 Aug 2015
New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee today laid a wreath at the Amar Jawan Jyoti to pay tribute to the soldiers as India marked the 50th year of the 1965 Indo-Pakistan war. Also, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today paid rich tributes to the brave soldiers, saying they had triumphed over every obstacle to protect India's unity and integrity.
14 Aug 2015
New Delhi: Rising trend in gold continued for the seventh straight day as prices rose by Rs 10 to trade nearly one-month high at Rs 26,200 at the bullion market today on sustained buying by jewellers amid a firming global trend.
07 May 2014
New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday declined to stay the functioning of the Seventh Pay Commission while hearing a plea that challenged a notification on inclusion of a former IAS officer as a member of the panel.
20 Aug 2015
New Delhi: Giving a breather to small firms, retirement fund body EPFO has allowed employers, whose statutory contribution is less than Rs 1 lakh, to make payment through bank drafts, banker's cheques and local cheques till December this year.
14 Aug 2015
New Delhi: In a bid to give tough competition to its rivals, Korean electronics giant Samsung launched a new mobile payment service named 'Samsung Pay'.