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Govt to refund employers for seven weeks of maternity leave given to employees

The government will provide employers with the salaries for seven of the 26 weeks of maternity leave for women earning more than Rs 15,000 a month, the Women and Child Development ministry announced on Thursday. The announcement, which includes the government as well as the private sector, comes in the wake of complaints that many …

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Weavers, designers, academics have committed to publishing the innovations in the handloom sector in India. Legal experts will help construct new protection mechanisms to save creativity. The NALSAR Law University, Hyderabad, has offered to create a special group, work with weavers and write a new law that will highlight their concerns to strengthen the struggling …

Bill to protect work permits of H4 visa holders introduced in US Congress

A legislation seeking to prohibit the Trump administration from revoking the work authorization of spouses of H1-B visa holders, which comprise Indians, has been introduced in the US Congress by two lawmakers who said that eliminating this advantage would force many foreign workers to use their talents to compete against American businesses. H-4 visas are …

PM Modi changed work culture in the country

A policy paralysis existed in the UPA regime and Prime Minister Narendra Modi changed the “work culture” after coming to power, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said here on Friday. He was saying at the release of ‘report card’ of Anil Shirole, the Lok Sabha member from Pune. “We are experiencing a change in overall political work culture. Before Modi …

Rahul Gandhi addresses the media on Rafale deal issue

Congress president Rahul Gandhi has accused CEO of Dassault Aviation Éric Trappier of lying on the Rafale deal. Gandhi on Friday alleged that Dassault created Anil Ambani’s Reliance Defence as its offset partner after purchasing land for Ambani. Dassault Aviation had recently stated that it selected Reliance Defence over Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) reason being …

Smart cities, IT to feature in Modi’s talks with East Asia Summit partners

Introducing the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Support and Outreach programme, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday announced the 12 historic decisions including 59-minute loan portal for sanction of up to Rs 1 crore for small and medium enterprises. He said the move will boost small and medium enterprises. “12 major decisions taken by the Central government for MSMEs …

Saraswati Cycle Scheme

 Chhattisgarh Government has formulated an incentive scheme called “Saraswati Bicycle Supply Scheme (Free)” which was launched in 2004-05 with an objective to encourage girls enrolment and reduce the dropout of the girl child in the age group of 14-18 at secondary and senior secondary level. Objectives: Secondary education is a crucial stage in the educational …

cheme for Welfare of Working Children. Education, Financial Assistance Bihar

 Child Labour is the harsh reality of our country which is creating our economy hollow from inside. To eliminate this menace, Indian Government has been in the regular pursuit of making every state to take proper steps,  this view Directorate of Social Welfare under Bihar Government has come up with a new scheme for the …

VP praises Nehru for the vision to make India scientifically advanced nation

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu praised Jawaharlal Nehru for his vision of a people-centric governance and initiatives to create India a scientifically advanced nation. Addressing the civil servants attending the 93rd Foundation Course, here on Wednesday, the Vice President also recalled how Sardar Patel foresaw the necessity of a competent civil service for the unity …

Uber India to launch fuel price index to boost drivers’ income

Leading cab aggregator Uber India said that it will be rolling out a national fuel price index to correlate the drivers’ earnings with altered in the fuel prices. The new incentive will be first launched in Mumbai. The drivers of popular cab aggregators Ola and Uber went on a 12-day strike in October due to …

Real estate sales to go up by 9-12% this festive season

The real estate sales anticipated going up by 9-12 percent in Q4, 2018 (Festive season quarter) as against Q3, 2018. “However, the ongoing liquidity crisis in Indian real estate could, to some extent, play spoilsport for developers this festive season,” proposed Anuj Puri, Chairman – Antirock Property Consultants. According to Puri, it is still too …

Rafale deal Centre says procurement procedure ‘completely followed’

The Defence Procurement Procedure was “completely followed” in the procurement of 36 Rafale fighter jets from France and the deal was apparently approved by the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS), the Centre informed the Supreme Court on Monday. The Centre’s stand was reflected in a document given to the court, which had asked the government …