27 Apr 2011
In a bid to connect more than 72,000 villages to banking services by March 2012, the nationalized banks, which were giving voluntary retirement schemes (VRS) to their staff a few years back are now gearing up for huge recruitments.
03 Jul 2012
The board of cash-strapped Air India (AI) on Tuesday discussed the feasibility of offering VRS to some of its nearly 29,000 employees as the national carrier fights for survival in the face of mounting debt.
02 May 2012
RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Wednesday opposed the government's policy of giving free accommodation to President and Vice-President after their retirement.
25 Jan 2013
Ghaziabad Development Authority is all set to launch group housing scheme in Indirapuram area of Ghaziabad.
04 Jan 2013
CPI(M) has questioned the legality of the government's cash transfer scheme, saying the law on which the pogramme is based has not yet been passed by Parliament.
29 Feb 2012
After the final verdict on the age of Army Chief, the Army has issued a retirement note to Gen VK Singh communicating to him that his tenure will end on May 31, 2012.
19 Feb 2012
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday assured to consider raising the retirement age for college lecturers from 60 to 65.
27 Dec 2011
In a recent survey conducted by the Canara HSBC Oriental Bank of Commerce Life Insurance on Indians’ outlook on retirement, it is found that Indians do not save much for their post-retirement days and have least concern for financial hardship in fag end of their lives.
26 Oct 2012
Moving ahead with the ambitious plan for direct electronic cash transfer, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday set up a high-powered committee headed by him which will identify the schemes to be covered and ensure smooth rollout of the programme within specified timelines.
07 Jun 2012
Facing demographic problems with swelling ranks of people above 60 years, China plans to embark on pension reforms which include increasing the retirement age