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JEE Advanced 2019 exam date announced; check details here

The gateway to gain admission to one of the 23 IITs in the country, Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced examination 2019 is scheduled to be conducted in May 19. The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee, which will conduct the examination next year, has released the exam date on its official website -jeeadv.ac.in. Interested candidates […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
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#MeToo movement: Union Minister MJ Akbar resigns

New Delhi: Following a spate of sexual harassment allegations, Union Minister of State for External Affairs (MEA) MJ Akbar resigned from his post today. The resignation came a day before a Delhi court is to take up the defamation case filed by Akbar against one of the journalists. Earlier on Monday, Akbar had filed a […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
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OJEE dates announced; check more details here

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government is likely to conduct the Odisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE) on May 12, 2019. Special OJEE will be conducted on July 21. OJEE Chairman, Sudip Kumar Chand informed that the decision on the tentative dates was taken at the Policy Planning Board meeting today. The examination will be conducted for Lateral […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
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Asian Games 2018: Indian Sport Climbing squad announced in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: The Indian Sport Climbing squad for the upcoming Asian Games to be held in Indonesia from August 18 was announced by the Indian Mountaineering Foundation in Bhubaneswar on Wednesday. This is the first time that a sport climbing squad will represent India in the prestigious championship. The team comprising Karnataka’s Bharath Pereira, Manipur’s Maibam […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
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Puri Srimandir's Patitapaban Bana: Flag that symbolises the Lord

Puri: For lakhs of devotees thronging the Jagannath Temple in Puri, the flag atop the 12th-century shrine named ‘Patitapaban Bana’ is the first glimpse of the lord before setting foot inside temple. It is believed that a mere sight of the flag uplifts the downtrodden – that’s how it derived its name – Patitapaban. Jagannath […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
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14-Day Lockdown Begins In Odisha: Know Revised Norms, What's Open, What's Shut

Bhubaneswar: To contain the unabated rise in the COVID-19 cases in the State, a 14-day lockdown has begun in Odisha from today. With the lockdown coming into effect, several restrictions have been imposed on the regular activities across the State with several establishments and units remaining shut during the 14-day lockdown. So, know what will […]

  • Tuesday, 27 July 2021
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Ex-Defence Minister George Fernandes no more

New Delhi: Former Defence Minister George Fernandes died here on Tuesday after prolonged illness. He was 88. Fernandes was suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. Recently, he contracted swine flu, his family sources said. Fernandes, a long-time socialist, rose to political prominence when he led the Bombay Taxi Unions Association and defeated “uncrowned king of Bombay” S.K. […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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7th Pay Commission: No Republic Day Bonanza for Central Govt Employees?

7th Pay Commission: The wait of Central government employees seems to be not going to end soon. There were reports of hike in the minimum pay the CG employees ahead of Republic Day, but it is believed that the wait will be a bit longer. As per reports, the Narendra Modi government is not going […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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7th Pay Commission: Another Big Hike Announcement For Central Govt Employees

7th Pay Commission: In a big  announcement ahead of Republic Day, the Narendra Modi government has made two major announcements under 7th Pay Commission for the Central government employees. After announcing a 200 per cent hike in the running allowance for the employees of Indian Railways, the Modi government has approved 300 per cent hike in […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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7th Pay Commission: 'Republic Day Bonanza' for These Central Govt Employees

7th Pay Commission: Much ahead of the Republic Day, the Narendra Modi government has reportedly decidied to come up with a bonanza for some of its Central government employees. According to a ZeeBiz report, the Indian Railways has decided to increase the running allowance of its guards, assistant loco and pilots loco pilots by more […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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7th Pay Commission: New Year Gift! Govt Approves Recommendations

New Delhi: In a New gift to the lakhs of employees, the Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) has approved a proposal to extend the seventh pay commission recommendations to academic staff of government and aided technical institutions. The government has reportedly granted Rs 1,241 crore for this purpose. “This will directly benefit 29,264 teachers […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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7th Pay Commission: 'Disappointment' Follows Central govt employees!

A year already passed, but the demand of the Central government employees is yet to be met… One after another, several expected dates of an announcement passed and disappointment never left the CG employees alone. Adding to the woes, the decision of the government to come up with an interim budget has once again dashed […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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7th Pay Commission: New Year Bonanza! Revised Salaries, Pending Arrears by March 2019?

7th Pay Commission: The pay hike as per the recommendation of the commission has been a coffee and lunch-break discussion since the very of its implementation. While the Central government employees have been demanding a minimum pay hike, there seems to be no head way in this regard as the government has recently cleared that […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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UPSC Civil Services Exam 2019: Big Announcement on Age Criteria by Govt!

Bhubaneswar: Amid media reports that had been making rounds that the age limit to appear the UPSC civil services exam might be reduced, government today clarified that there is no such proposal to make any revision in the same. Minister of State for Prime Minister’s Office, Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Jitendra Singh told ANI […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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7th Pay Commission: No Pay Hike for Central Government Employees!

In yet another disappointment for the Central government employees, the government has reportedly denied of having any proposal for a pay hike of the employees beyond the recommendation of the 7th Pay Commission. The Central government employees have been demanding a further hike in the minimum pay but the recent news has almost put an […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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London Court orders extradition of Vijay Mallya to India

London: The Westminster Magistrates’ Court of London today ordered extradition of absconding liquor baron Vijay Mallya to India. After the extradition order, a CBI spokesperson said, “We hope to bring him soon and conclude the case. CBI has its own inherent strengths. We worked hard on this case. We are strong on Law and facts […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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7th Pay Commission: Central Government Employees Minimum Pay Hike! Details So Far

When will the Narendra Modi-government listen to the demands of its 50 lakh Central government employee and increase their minimum pay? The question is yet to be answered as the government has not made any announcement in this regard yet. But reports are coming out at regular intervals whenever any concerned ministry official hints at […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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7th Pay Commission: Central Govt Employees’ Pay Hike On The Cards?

Bhubaneswar: The Central government employees have been demanding a further hike in the minimum pay but uncertainty looms large over the fate of the demand. Further hike in the minimum pay against what was recommended by the 7th Pay Commission has been the demand of the employees but the Narendra Modi government is yet to […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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IRCTC: Revised Railway Fare From March 15; Here's The Detail

New Delhi: The revised flexi-fares for premier trains will be applicable from March 15, 2019 — and advance bookings have commenced as the changes required in the software have been executed. Aimed at giving relief to passengers and also offering convenience and competitive fares to passengers, as well as generating revenue for the Indian Railways, […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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SBI Brings In Strict Norm For Its Internet Banking Customers

Bhubaneswar: The State Bank of India (SBI) has come up with a new norm for its crores of customers related to the registration of mobile numbers. The largest public sector bank has asked its customers to register their mobile number with the bank by November 30. Any customer if fails to do so, will be […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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7th Pay Commission: Hike For Central Govt Employees But Not As Expected

Further hike in the minimum pay against what was recommended by the 7th Pay Commission has been the demand of the Central government employees since the implementation of the revised pay. However, the Narendra Modi government is yet to take a concrete step in this regard. While the disappointment and resentment among the CG employees […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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Odisha govt hikes 2% DA for employees of State-owned PSUs

7th pay Commission: The Odisha government has announced a 2 per cent hike in Dearness Allowance (DA) over the existing rate of 7 per cent for the employees of its State-owned public sector undertakings. The hike will be effective from July 1, 2018. The announcement of the government to increase 2 per cent DA is […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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7th Pay Commission: Central govt employees 'just look on Diwali Bonanzas'

The Central government employees have been demanding a hike in their minimum pay since the implementation of the 7th Pay Commission last year. While the Narendra Modi government is yet to consider their demands, the CG employees are just looking on all the so called Dussehra and Diwali bonanzas announced by different state governments for […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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SBI changes cash withdrawal norms for account holders; know the detail

Bhubaneswar: The country’s largest lender- State Bank Of India (SBI), has slashed the ‘daily cash withdrawal limits’ for Classic and Maestro Debit Cards. As per the new changes, the withdrawal has been reduced from Rs 40,000 to Rs 20,000 per day with effect from October 31, 2018 Earlier, SHI had updated the upper cap for […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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7th Pay Commission: Employees Unmoved Despite Govt's Warning?

The Uttar Pradesh government had warned the State employees not to resort to any means of protest demanding pay hike beyond the recommendation of the 7th Pay Commission. However, it seems the employees are in no mood to bent down irrespective of any threatening. Around 100,000 State government employees are likely to take out a […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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7th Pay Commission: Good News; Cabinet Clears Extra benefits for Employees

In a good news for the employees and pensioners of the Bihar government, the State cabinet on Tuesday cleared a dearness allowance (DA) by two per cent beyond the recommendation of the 7th Pay Commission with effect from July 1, 2018. Informing the development, Bihar cabinet secretariat department Principal Secretary Sanjay Kumar said that the […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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7th Pay Commission: Pay Hike for Central govt employees in the Offing

After the Dussehra disappointment, it seems the good news is on the cards for the Central government employees as reports are there that they will get their demand related to further hike in the minimum pay fulfilled after much hue and cry. The Narendra Modi-led NDA government has reportedly taken a decision to increase the […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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7th Pay Commission: Dussehra Bonanza far from Reality for Central govt employees

Further hike in the minimum pay of the Central government employees as against the recommended hike by the 7th Pay Commission has become a matter of hope and disappointment – sunrise gives birth to hope and sunset vehemently crushes it. After much expectations for a hike announcement on Independence Day, which didn’t happen, expectations were […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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Republic TV's Journalist Attacked By Mob In Sabarimala

Thiruvananthapuram: Republic TV’s South Bureau Chief Pooja Prasanna her vehicle and crew were surrounded by an over 100-strong mob of men, some of whom were masked, at Nilakkal enroute Sabarimala, where the famed Sabarimala Temple is on Wednesday set to open its doors to all women devotees for the first time. Visuals of the attack […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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Over Rs 17,000 Bonus for Railway Employees; What about CG Employees' hike under 7th Pay Commission?

Bhubanesar: Railway employees are likely to get a bonus of 78-day work this year and the Railway Board has proposed the 78-day wages as productivity-linked bonus (PLB) for 2017-18 after detailed discussions with rail unions. The proposal is likely to be approved by the Cabinet soon… It is what IANS reported citing a senior Railway […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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7th Pay Commission: Central govt employees to get hike but 'below demand'

After much hue and cry, it seems something good is on the cards for the Central government employees as news are making rounds that the Narendra Modi government will raise the minimum pay of the CG employees but not as per their demand. There will be an increase in the minimum pay but it will […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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Sandeep Bakhshi named new MD & CEO of ICICI Bank

New Delhi: Sandeep Bakhshi, the former head of ICICI’s life insurance arm, was appointed as Managing Director and CEO of ICICI Bank after Chanda Kochhar, who was mired in allegations of quid pro quo and conflict of interest, on Thursday resigned as from the top post of the bank. Kochhar, 57, whose second five-year term […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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7th Pay Commission: Central Govt Employees’ minimum pay hike next month?

The demand of the Central government employees for a 3.68 times fitment factor hike or an increase in the minimum pay to Rs 26,000 is yet to be met by the Modi government. However, the CG employees are likely to get some good news next month. The government is not avoiding any issue or demand […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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7th Pay Commission: Employees threaten BJP govt of dire consequences

Bhubaneswar/Jaipur: The government employees in Rajasthan have reportedly threatened the Vasundhara Raje-led BJP government in the state of dire consequences in the ensuing general elections if their demands are not met. It has already been 10 days since around 100,000 employees of various government departments of the state government are on cease-work agitation. The government […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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7th Pay Commission: Central Govt Employees' 3.68 Times Fitment Factor Hike- Wait Continues

Though the demand for a 3.68 times fitment factor hike by the Central government employees still uncertain as the Modi government doesn’t seem taking any step further towards increasing the minimum pay of the 50 lakh employees, there’s something to be happy about. Yes, the CG employees can keep their hope alive as one after […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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7th Pay Commission: ‘Modi govt’s Dussehra gift can’t lift CG employees’ financial position’

“It’s not a gift, neither Dussehra nor Diwali. Demand was hike in the minimum pay… While no step has been taken by the Modi government in this regard so far, extension of benefits of LTC scheme is hyped as if it will have a big impact on our financial position,” rued a Central government employee. […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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7th Pay Commission: Warning to Central government employee may backfire

The Central government employees observed September 19 as ‘All Indian Protest Day’ with an aim to put pressure to get hike beyond the recommendations of the seventh pay commission. The day was observed by the employees despite warning from the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) which warned deduction in wages and appropriate disciplinary action […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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CBSE Schools lacking affiliation: Here's what parents must know

Bhubaneswar/Hyderabad: Questions related to the affiliation of Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) schools have always been in news for one or more reasons. Now, a report shows that most of the CBSE schools in Hyderabad lacks proper affiliation. According to a report of Sadaf Aman of The New Indian Express, schools need a ‘No […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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7th Pay Commission: Employees' resentment might prove costly for NDA govt

While the Central government employees’ demand for hike in the minimum pay is yet to pay heed by the Narendra Modi-led NDA government, the brewing resentment across the country took the shape of a strike in Rajasthan on Monday. Over 4,500 buses remained off the roads in the western Indian state today as the employees […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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Indian Rupee plunges to record low of 70.52 per dollar

Mumbai: The Indian rupee plunged to a record low of 70.52 during the noon-trade session on Wednesday. It had retreated sharply on Monday to hit a closing low of 70.16 against the US dollar, plunging by 25 paise despite a huge rally in equities amid easing worries over near-term monetary policy tightening by the US […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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