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  • 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...
  • BPO employee gangrape: Delhi court to pronounce verdict on Monday September 21, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi court is likely to pronounce its verdict on Monday in the sensational abduction and gangrape case of a 30yearold BPO executive from the northeast in Dhaula Kuan in 2010. Additional Sessions Judge Virender Bhat had on September 8...
  • Government to release additional installment of DA September 4, 2014

    New Delhi: The government on Thursday said it will release an additional installment of dearness allowance (DA) to central government employees and dearness relief (DR) to pensioners from July 1 2014. "This is an increase of seven per cent over the existing rate of 100 per cent of the basic pay,...
  • How a father combined his love for his newborn and Apple into a website will bring a smile to your lips August 28, 2014

    New Delhi: This is what we call a true fanboy. A former Apple employee Andreas Kleinke, who also appears to be a big fan of Apple's design, style, and presentation, has gone the Apple way in announcing the birth of his son, who is now a weekold. The Apple fanboyturnedfather...
  • Unidentified men loot Rs 9.5 lakh from petrol pump employees August 8, 2014

    Armed miscreants today looted Rs 9.5 lakh from two employees of as many petrol pumps in Bihar's Navgachhia police district, a police official said. The incident took place near road number 14 as four miscreants riding on two bikes intercepted a bike and looted a bag containing Rs 9.5 lakh at...
  • World's top billionaires advocate 3day working week, HR experts say India not ready August 4, 2014

    New Delhi: World's top billionaire business leaders like Carlos Slim and Richard Branson may be advocating for 3day working week to boost employee productivity, but HR experts believe India is not ready for such a model. Mexican billionaire Slim, the second richest in the world, and British businessman Branson are...
  • 14 EPFO employees get fiveyear RI for fraudulent withdrawals August 2, 2014

    A special CBI court in Bhopalawarded five years rigorous imprisonment to 14 people from the Employees Provident Fund Office (EPFO) and one year RI to another besides imposing a total fine of 25.53 lakh on them for fraudulently withdrawing money in the name of unknown persons thus causing losses to...
  • Canara Bank withdraws its controversial recruitment form that seeks candidate's medical history July 13, 2014

    Chennai: Canara Bank has dragged itself into a controversy over its recruitment process that needs a candidate to submit his/her private medical details including a woman's menstrual history, chest measurement and even evidence of pregnancy. "It is an affront on the candidates who already have undergone two streams...
  • Proposal for Rs 1,000 minimum monthly pension approved: Government July 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Government has approved minimum monthly pension of Rs 1,000 under Employees Pension Scheme 1995 (EPS95) run by the retirement body Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO), Parliament was informed on Monday. The decision of the government would immediately benefit 28 lakh pensioners including 5 lakh widows getting less than Rs...
  • I&B Minister Prakash Javadekar acts tough, sends back late comers June 30, 2014

    New Delhi: In a stern step to change the lax attitude of government employees, the Information & Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar sent all those who came late to work on Monday on casual leave. Javadekar was on an inspection on Monday morning in his ministry when he found that majority of...
  • Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly raises retirement age of government employees to 60 June 23, 2014

    Hyderabad: The Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly today unanimously passed a Bill amending the AP Public Employment (Regulation of Age of Superannuation) Act, 1984, enhancing retirement age of government employees to 60 years from 58. Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu moved the amendment Bill in the House and requested the members...
  • LTC scam: 5 government employees jailed for four years June 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Five Finance Ministry employees, three of whom have retired, and another person have been sent to four years in jail by a Delhi court for fraudulently withdrawing and disbursing Rs 4.2 lakh as Leave Travel Concession (LTC) advances. Special CBI judge Sanjeev Jain held the six men, including three...
  • This is awesome! Starbucks to provide free college education to thousands of its workers June 16, 2014

    In a move that will definitely improve the lives of its employees, US coffee chain Starbucks will provide a free college education to thousands of its workers through an arrangement with the Arizona State University, the New York Times reported adding that the company and the university will announce this...
  • Telangana: Delay in government employees allotment may cause tension May 28, 2014

    Hyderabad: The Centre is likely to come out with the provisional allotment of All India Service, state service and other staffers by June 2. It means the Union government will issue orders that till a final decision is taken, the government employees will work on 'work where you are basis'. This...
  • Andhra Pradesh Governor approves DA for state government employees May 14, 2014

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Governor ESL Narasimhan on Wednesday approved the sanction of DA to the employees of state government payable from January 2014. Following the fresh hike, the DA per cent in the salary of an employee has gone up to 71.9 per cent. This is for the first time in...
  • 6 employees injured in 'hot water spillage' at Kudankulam Nuclear plant May 14, 2014

    Kudankulam: As many as six employees of the Kudankulam Nuclear power plant suffered injuries following 'hot water spillage'. "There was a small incident. Some maintenance work was going on when there was hot water spillage. Three of our employees and three contract workers suffered injuries," KKNPP Director R S Sundar told...
  • Leaving the dream: Infosys battles worker exodus May 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Infosys Ltd, once a bellwether for India's $100 billionplus IT outsourcing industry, is losing its cachet as the employer of choice for a generation of young IT workers, with staff leaving at an unprecedented pace as the Bangalorebased company struggles to regain ground lost to rivals. Current and former Infosys...
  • BPO employee robbed of cash, valuables in Noida May 2, 2014

    A BPO employee was robbed of cash and valuables from near Sector 15A here by armed men, police said on Friday. The incident happened on Thursday when Sumit Khanna was returning home to Mayur Vihar. When he reached Sector 15A area in Noida, a car overtook him and forced him to...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai May 1, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: My father died for the country, Priyanka's retort to Modi May 1, 2014

    Hitting out at Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial nominee Narendra Modi for his 'daughter' remark, Priyanka Gandhi said that she did not appreciate such remarks for his father. "My father died for this country more than 20 years ago. I loved him more than anyone in the world. I really...