EMPLOYEES

  • Need to boost staff capabilities to meet people's aspirations: PMO official April 13, 2015

    New Delhi: There is a need to enhance skills and capabilities of government employees to meet people's aspirations, a senior official in the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) said on Sunday. Addressing a training programme in the national capital, PK Mishra, Additional Principal Secretary in the PMO said the goal of the...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories April 7, 2015

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob April 7, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Maharashtra government makes mandatory screening of marathi films in multiplexes April 7, 2015

    Screening of Marathi films during the prime time slots of 6pm to 9pm in multiplexes has been made mandatory by Maharashtra government. ...
  • Dearness Allowance hiked by 6 per cent; to benefit over 1 crore employees, pensioners April 7, 2015

    Mumbai: In a bonanza to over one crore central government employees and pensioners, the Cabinet on Tuesday hiked Dearness Allowance (DA) by 6 per cent to 113 per cent of their basic pay with effect from January. The decision benefiting 48 lakh government employees and 55 lakh pensioners would lead to...
  • Microsoft turns 40: Read the full text of Bill Gates' email to employees April 4, 2015

    New Delhi: As Microsoft turns 40 today, its co-founder and former CEO Bill Gates has sent a letter to the employees of the software giant, reminicing less on the past and focusing more on the future. Originally tweeted by Amit Roy Choudhary, which Microsoft confirmed, the email talks about how the...
  • Yoga classes for central government employees from April 1 March 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Yoga classes will be held for central government employees and their dependents across the country from April onwards. "The Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) is organising regular Yoga training sessions from April 1, 2015 for the benefits of central government employees and their dependents," an official order issued...
  • Arun Jaitley asks bank employee unions to withdraw strike call February 21, 2015

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday appealed to bank employee unions to call off their proposed four-day nationwide strike from February 25 as talks are on for a revision of wages of employees. The Minister said banks are already in negotiations with their unions and associations for wage...
  • 5 arrested in Petroleum Ministry documents leak case sent to 3 days of police custody February 21, 2015

    New Delhi: Five corporate employees accused of procuring Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas documents fraudulently have been sent to three days of police custody. The police informed the court that the documents pertain to national security and may slap the 'Official Secrets Act' on the accused. Intelligence agencies have been...
  • PMO asks intelligence agencies to strictly probe officers in Oil Ministry document leak case February 21, 2015

    New Delhi: After Delhi Police arrested 12 officials over the leak of documents from the Oil Ministry, the Intelligence agencies on Saturday were warned by the Prime Minister's Office to strictly probe officers involved. The list with the names of almost 15 joint secretary level officials is with PMO and...
  • 5 arrested in Petroleum Ministry documents leak case to be presented in court February 21, 2015

    New Delhi: Five corporate employees accused of procuring Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas documents fraudulently will be presented in court on Saturday. Sources said that all 12 suspects arrested by Delhi Police, which busted the corporate espionage ring, have claimed that they passed the documents accessed to their seniors. A...
  • AAP government stops termination of contractual employees in Delhi February 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Delivering on its poll promise, the AAP government on Tuesday put a restriction on termination of services of any contractual employee till a thorough review of the issue was completed, a move which will benefit around one lakh employees. The decision was taken at a high-level meeting presided over...
  • Airports authority staff to go on strike March 11 February 16, 2015

    New Delhi: The employees unions of state-run Airports Authority of India (AAI) have called for a countrywide strike from March 11 to protest against the government's move to hand over airports to private operators. Airports Authority Employees Union general secretary and joint forum member Balraj Singh Ahlawat conveyed the decision on...
  • Cut salaries of staff responsible for flight delays: Government tells Air India February 3, 2015

    New Delhi: With employees found responsible for up to 15 per cent of Air India's flight delays, the airline has been directed by the government to penalise them by cutting salaries in a bid to fix accountability. The state-owned airline, meanwhile, said that it is...
  • Government offers 'petticoat','dupatta' to female canteen employees January 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Female canteen employees in central government departmental canteens who wear sarees will get a 'petticoat' while those who don salwar kameez will be given a 'dupatta'. "The matter regarding issue of uniforms to entitled female canteen employees has been reviewed and it has been decided to authorise issue...
  • It's time for flexible hiring January 13, 2015

    Significance of Quality Workforce Doubtlessly, the biggest strength and backbone of any organization are the employees. As an individual, you might think of an excellent idea but in order to implement it, you require serious teamwork. Cohesive teamwork is the decisive factor for a fruitful venture. All the employees need to...
  • SpiceJet says has cleared employee salaries, fuel dues December 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Troubled carrier SpiceJet Ltd has paid employees' salaries for November and cleared dues of fuel companies as of Friday, its chief operating officer said. Sanjiv Kapoor met senior officials in the Aviation Ministry on Friday along with co-founder Ajay Singh, who sources have said is planning to team up...
  • Lokpal: Central government employees get four more months to file information on assets December 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Central government employees have got four more months, till April next year, to file details of their assets and liabilities under the Lokpal rules. The forms for providing such declarations are also being revised by the Centre. The Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) on Thursday extended the...
  • Delhi HC orders free liver transplant for poverty-stricken 10-year-old boy December 20, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday directed the Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences (ILBS) to immediately commence free treatment of a 10-year-old patient who urgently needs a liver transplant. Justice Vibhu Bakhru also directed Employee's State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) to consider the case of the kid for grant...
  • Delhi rape case: Uber cab driver Shiv Kumar Yadav to be produced in court today December 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Trouble is escalating for Uber as the accused driver, Shiv Kumar Yadav, who is in police custody will be produced in court on Thursday. He allegedly raped a 25-year-old MNC employee on December 5 night. Meanwhile, the company's Asia Pacific head was grilled by the Delhi Police on Wednesday....
  • Delhi rape: Nitin Gadkari opposes ban on cabs, says need to fix the system December 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday opposed the ban on some taxi services saying there was a need to fix the system instead. Gadkari's remarks came in the backdrop of a Uber cab driver raping a 25-year-old MNC employee on December 5. Gadkari said, "Train main hua to...
  • Police question close associate of Uber cab driver accused of raping woman December 7, 2014

    Mathura: The police on Sunday were questioning a close associate of the Uber taxi driver in Mathura, who allegedly raped a 25-year-old MNC employee in Gurgaon, sources said. In her statement, the woman said she hired the cab from Gurgaon on Friday night and fell asleep in the vehicle. The...
  • Public Sector Bank employees on a day-long strike on Wednesday seeking wage revision November 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Banking operations were affected all over India Wednesday as over a million bank employees went on a day's strike in support of their various demands, including pay revision, an official said here. The strike was total in 75,000 branches of 27 public sector banks, and 25,000 branches of 18 private...
  • Government employee can't seek promotion after refusing it: SC October 24, 2014

    New Delhi: A government employee, whose promotion is canceled owing to his refusal to accept it, cannot ask for it at a later stage, the Supreme Court has said. The apex court set aside the order of the Madhya Pradesh High Court which had directed the state government to restore...
  • Foreign employees to get PF money in their own countries October 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Retirement fund body EPFO has started a new facility to transfer provident funds of foreign employees to bank accounts in their own countries. The facility will help international workers to avoid opening of bank accounts in India for settling their PF claims with with the Employees' Provident Fund Organisation...
  • Government employees' attendance surveillance system goes online October 9, 2014

    New Delhi: An electronic surveillance system to keep track of punctuality of government officials will become fully operational by the month end as part of Narendra Modi Government's efforts to discipline employees. Online trial run of the live biometric attendance system (BAS) have begun and attendance of over 50,000 employees from...
  • Rajasthan: Railway employee arrested for raping minor October 9, 2014

    Jaisalmer: A six-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a railway employee in Pokharan city following which he has been arrested, police said. The incident happened when accused Dilip Dixit allegedly lured the girl to the roof of his house located in Railway colony here and raped her, they said adding...
  • J&K government asks employees to return to work September 24, 2014

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir government on Wednesday asked the hitherto absent employees to immediately report for work at their offices which have now reopened after remaining closed for several days due to massive floods that ravaged the state. "According to General Administrative Department, the employees of the state government who have...
  • EPFO's Rs 1,000 minimum pension to benefit 32 lakh immediately September 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Government's decision to amend the Employees Pension Scheme, 1995 (EPS-95) run by EPFO to provide minimum monthly pension of Rs 1,000 will immediately benefit around 32 lakh pensioners who get less than this. Earlier, estimates of EPFO had suggested that the immediate beneficiaries who were getting less than Rs...
  • Haemorrhaging talent, Infosys' new CEO allows staff to use Twitter, Facebook September 24, 2014

    Mumbai: Infosys Ltd's new CEO has come up with a novel approach to reviving the financial fortunes of India's trailblazing outsourcing firm: use Facebook at work, tweet, but get the job done. Infosys has long been run as a conservative company known for keeping strict tabs on work hours and sometimes...