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Posted under News on 31 Dec,14 8p.m.
The All-India CPI-IW (AI CPI-IW) for the month of November has been released by the Labour Bureau, Government of India. The index remained unchanged for the fourth consecutive month since August and remains at 253. The relaxing inflation and fuel prices contributed to the index value remaining static. With 11 of 12 indices required to calculate the dearness allowance from January 2015 available, D....
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Posted under News on 28 Dec,14 6:57p.m.
The DoPT has added clauses in the asset declaration from public servants to include the details of furniture, fixture, antiques, paintings and electronic equipment (costing more than Rs one lakh) in addition to the details of deposits in foreign banks, from this year onwards in the annual disclosure of assets and liabilities.“Details of deposits in the foreign bank (s) to be given separately,....
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Posted under News on 26 Dec,14 5:52p.m.
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar have said that 'one-rank one-pension' policy would be implemented in the defence forces before the next budget."One-man one-pension policy will be implemented. We are right now working on its detailing," the Minister said. The implementation has lot of financial implications which are being worked out, he said."It has lot of financial implications. Details would b....
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Posted under News on 25 Dec,14 11:35p.m.
Central government has extended the deadline for the employees to file details of their assets and liabilities under the Lokpal rules by four more months, till April 2015. The Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) today extended the date, from this month-end, to April 30, 2015 for filing the property returns. For the current year, the last date for filing these returns was Sep....
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Posted under News on 20 Dec,14 6:40a.m.
The Narendra Modi government had to field its crisis managers on Thursday to end what it called a "strong misinformation campaign," which it feared could hurt the ruling BJP's electoral interests in the Delhi elections due soon.The trouble was causaed by a WhatsApp message that was being circulated fast and furious. It purported to reproduce a government reply in Parliament on whether it was plann....
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Posted under News on 20 Dec,14 6:08a.m.
The EPFO subscribers will get 8.75 per cent interest on their deposits for the current fiscal.The Finance Ministry has ratified the rate for 2014-15, after a decision was taken to retain the interest payout at this level by the Central Board of Trustees of the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation, sources said.As per the practice, EPFO trustees’ decision gets implemented after the concurrence of....
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Posted under News on 18 Dec,14 11:34p.m.
The central government have clarified that there is no proposal to reduce the retirement age of employees from 60 to 58 years. The information was given in a written reply in Rajya Sabha, Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Jitendra Singh said, "The retirement age for Central Government employees was revised from 58-60 years in 1997 on the basis of recommendations of t....
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Posted under News on 17 Dec,14 2:10p.m.
Concerned over ever increasing revenue foregone due to income tax exemptions, which crossed Rs 5.5 lakh crore in 2013-14, the parliamentary standing committee on finance on Tuesday sought a comprehensive review of I-T exemption regime ahead of the Union budget in February.The committee, which tabled its report on revenue in Parliament, said as the matter lingered on for long, it is desired that th....
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