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NewDelhi: Diwali has been advanced for the central government employees by two months. At least so it seems. For, the government has decided to pay salary as per the seventh pay commission report with arrears on Wednesday, the last day of this month. As many as  48 lakh employees  will benefit from this decision. In addition, …

Keeping these points to the Trade Unions, of Union Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Bandaru Dattatreya, had requested them to call off their strike, in national interest. The Union leaders have rejected the government’s request and said that they will go ahead with the nationwide strike on September 2

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra  Modi and Finance minister Arun Jaitley took to twitter to wish happy birthday to  Railway minister, Suresh Prabhu on his 63rd birthday. Wishing my industrious & dedicated colleague who is spearheading the transformation of the railways, @sureshpprabhu ji on his birthday. — Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) 11 July 2016 My best …

Lucknow: Pamulaparti Venkata Narasimha Rao, “Father of Indian Economic Reforms” was an Indian Politician who was the 10th prime minister of India. While serving as the prime minister, he brought many economic reforms in the country. He was born on 28 June 1921 in a village in Warangal District, now in Telangana. He was adopted …

New Delhi: Former finance minister and senior Congress leader  P Chidambaram wondered whether Modi government deserves Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan. Chidambram on Saturday described Rajan as ‘one of the most outstanding economists in the world’. “I am beginning to think whether or not this government deserves Dr Rajan,” was his response to …

New Delhi: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, on Tuesday, announced the rollback of proposed tax on withdrawals from Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF). Jaitley said in a suo motu statement in Lok Sabha that the purpose to tax EPF withdrawals was to encourage a pensioned society. “In view of representations received, the government would like to do a comprehensive …