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Higher rent, transport allowance in 29 cities
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New Delhi: The salaried staff in 23 cities, notably employees of the government and state-run companies, stand to gain in terms of their house rent allowance after an upgrade of their places of stay based on Census 2011. Six cities have been upgraded for travel allowance.The decision to this effect was taken at a cabinet meeting presided over by Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on...
Railways to hike AC class fares by 0.5 pc   
New Delhi: Fares for first class and AC class in passenger trains besides freight charges will be increased by 0.5 per cent from June 1 as new service tax will come into effect. "Currently, 3.708 per cent service tax is levied on train fares for AC Class, First Class and freight. This will go up to 4.2 per cent from June which means the rise is only 0.5 per cent," said a senior Railway...
Royal Enfield eyes new markets   29 May, 2015
New Delhi: Iconic motorbike maker Royal Enfield, owned by India's Eicher Motors, is planning to push into Latin America and Southeast Asian markets to boost profits, said CEO Siddhartha Lal.The company, which makes the cult Bullet bike and is one of the world's oldest bike manufacturers, already exports its middleweight motorcycles to countries in these regions, but it now plans to boost...
Chinese watch most porn at work: Survey   29 May, 2015
New York: When it comes to watching porn at work, the Chinese are way ahead of others.At 19 percent, China has the worst record for viewing adult content sites on a work device, with Mexico (10 percent) and the Britain (nine percent) not far behind, a global research study has revealed.Results from the survey, conducted by Blue Coat Systems with 1580 respondents across 11 countries, a market...
Maggi on boil, UP food regulator orders filing of case   30 May, 2015
Barabanki: Nestle India is heading for a legal trouble over safety standards of its famous Maggi noodles, as the Food Safety and Drug Administration (FSDA) has given its go-ahead to file a case against the company and five others in a local court here. "FSDA Commissioner P P Singh has given permission to file a case against Nestle India in a local court here," Barabanki Food Safety...
Cabinet approves 'Namami Gange' programme   13 May, 2015
SpiceJet returns to profit after 7 quarters   28 May, 2015
Most UAE-based NRIs keen to buy property in India   29 May, 2015
India's economy grows 7.5 per cent   29 May, 2015
Private lessons   25 May, 2015
Your wish, our command   23 May, 2015
Etihad reports 52 pct jump in profit   28 May, 2015
Jaitley promises better tax regime for companies   22 May, 2015
Maximum fun   27 May, 2015
Boeing is NASA's first pick for manned ISS flights   29 May, 2015
SBI net profit up by 20 percent   22 May, 2015
Education cess ineffective from June 1   21 May, 2015
SpiceJet says to raise more funds, increase fleet size   21 May, 2015
Global smartphone growth to further slow down: IDC   27 May, 2015
SpiceJet says to increase fleet size   21 May, 2015
Central banks playing with fire: Rajan   20 May, 2015
Tata Motors launches GenX Nano   19 May, 2015
Expectations from new govt were 'probably unrealistic': Rajan   20 May, 2015
Room with a view   16 May, 2015
India ranks highest in global consumer confidence survey   20 May, 2015
Transport fuel prices hiked   16 May, 2015
Central banks should not ignore global responsibilities: Rajan   20 May, 2015
UN raises projections for India's growth   20 May, 2015
Tough times ahead for public sector banks   15 May, 2015
India looking to acquire oil assets abroad   15 May, 2015
Project-exit policy for highways developers   13 May, 2015
India presses Switzerland for info on Indian accounts   16 May, 2015
India approves share sales in IOC, NTPC   13 May, 2015
Myntra on app-only mode from today   15 May, 2015
Facebook ties up with publishers to directly inject news   13 May, 2015
Riding for a fall   11 May, 2015
Meals on the move   11 May, 2015
Maruti gets past 1.5 cr production milestone   12 May, 2015
Modi eyes $10-bn deals during China visit: Daily   14 May, 2015
Imported gas to revive idle power plants   13 May, 2015
iPunch together   11 May, 2015
Global banks want share in start-up boom   11 May, 2015
Rajnath launches social security schemes   10 May, 2015
K.V. Kamath named first BRICS bank head   11 May, 2015
GST bill coming up before RS on Monday   10 May, 2015
Building on pillars of good governance   12 May, 2015
Goa likely to see 10 mn tourists by 2017   09 May, 2015
Flipkart in no rush to go public   07 May, 2015
IBM, Facebook in new partnership   07 May, 2015
Tolls are required, but looking at giving some relief: Gadkari   09 May, 2015
US business urged to seize India's potential   07 May, 2015
IT dept looks to redress taxpayer grievances   11 May, 2015
Nod for pan-India GST regime   06 May, 2015
Sahara agrees to pay bail to release Subrata Roy   08 May, 2015
Climate change sparks tension in tea gardens   05 May, 2015
General Motors set to storm India   04 May, 2015
Facebook launches Internet.org platform   04 May, 2015
'Smart cities can blend heritage'   03 May, 2015
Microsoft opens door to Android, Apple phone apps   30 April, 2015
India becoming one of world's fastest growing economies: IMF   07 May, 2015
AC use poised to spike worldwide   29 April, 2015
Cabinet approves changes to Companies Act   29 April, 2015
Real estate bill to go to select committee   06 May, 2015
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