Air India privatisation welcome but clear salary dues first: Pilots


 The proposal to privatise Air India is a welcome move but salary arrears should be settled first as promised earlier, feel pilots at the national carrier. Facing tough financial conditions, Air India had resorted to salary cuts in 2012. Since then, arrears have been accumulating even as certain section of employees accepted revised pay scales. The More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

Govt all set to ring in GST at stroke of June 30 mid-night: Finance Minster

Reminiscent of India’s tryst with destiny at the mid-night of August 15, 1947, Parliament’s historic Central Hall will host a function on the intervening night of June 30-July 1 to ring in the nation’s More...

By newsuttarakhand On Sunday, June 18th, 2017

Relaxation in return filing procedure for first two months of GST implementation

With the objective of ensuring smooth rollout of GST and taking into account the concerns expressed by the trade and industry regarding filing of the returns in GST regime, it has been decided that, for the first More...

By newsuttarakhand On Friday, June 16th, 2017

Data Price Wars: BSNL offers 4GB per day data for 90 days at 444

Amid a highly competitive telecom landscape after the entry of Jio, BSNL or Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited has announced a new 3G mobile data offer priced at Rs. 444 for its prepaid users. Called ‘BSNL Chaukka More...

By newsuttarakhand On Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

RBI To Issue New Rs. 500 Notes With Inset Letter ‘A’; old notes to remain valid

Reserve Bank of India or RBI is issuing a new batch of Rs. 500 banknotes with the inset letter ‘A’, the central bank said today. In a notification, RBI said: “In continuation of issuing of Rs. 500 denomination More...

By newsuttarakhand On Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

RBI keeps key rate unchanged; cuts SLR, lowers GDP projection

The Reserve Bank today left lending rates unchanged citing risks to inflation due to spurt in farm loan waivers by states but raised lending capacity of banks to support economic growth. The government has been More...

By newsuttarakhand On Monday, June 5th, 2017

World Bank projects 7.2% growth rate for India in 2017

Noting that India is recovering from the temporary adverse effects of demonetisation, the World Bank has projected a strong 7.2 per cent growth rate for India this year against 6.8 per cent growth in 2016. Even More...

By newsuttarakhand On Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

NITI Aayog proposes sale of Air India to waive of ₹ 30000 crore debt

The Centre is examining all options, including disinvestment and privatisation of Air India, in order to turnaround the state-owned airline burdened by a mountain of debt, top aviation ministry officials said. A More...

By newsuttarakhand On Sunday, May 28th, 2017

PF (Provident Fund) Body Raises Equity Investment Limit

The Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) will invest Rs. 20,000 crore in exchange-traded funds this fiscal year as it has decided to raise the investment limit, Union Minister Bandaru Dattatreya said More...

By newsuttarakhand On Sunday, May 21st, 2017

Bitcoin Prices double in 2017 to $2000 in just 5 months

The world’s most popular cryptocurrency is now worth over $2,000 per coin.  That’s according to a range of bitcoin exchanges, including Coinbase and Kraken. That valuation puts the total market cap of bitcoin More...