Daily Archive: Sunday, October 30, 2016

30 Oct 2016

Cabinet approves new productivity-linked reward for port,dock workers

The Cabinet, on Thursday, approved a new productivity-linked reward scheme for port and dock employees for the period 2015-16 to 2017-18, a move that would benefit about 37,870 workers. The Union Cabinet under the Chairmanship of Prime
30 Oct 2016

India’s forex reserves rise $1 bn to $367.14 bn

India’s forex reserves rose by $1 billion to $367.14 billion for the week ended October 21, on the back of increase in the core currency assets, the Reserve Bank said on Friday. Total reserves had dipped by
30 Oct 2016

India ranks poorly in Commonwealth youth index

India has ranked very poorly at 133 in a new Global Youth Development Index compiled by the Commonwealth Secretariat on the countries’ prospects for young people in employment, education, health, civic and political spheres. India ranked 133rd
30 Oct 2016

Govt to fix min wage rate; farm worker to get Rs 350 a day

Labour Ministry has decided to fix the minimum wage at Rs 350 per day for unskilled agricultural labour in C-class towns in central sphere to be effective from November 1, 2016. At present, agriculture workers in the
30 Oct 2016

Union Government reconstitutes Inter-State Council

The Union Government has reconstituted the Inter State Council (ISC) and the Standing Committee of the ISC under Clause 2 of the Inter State Council order,1990. The Inter-State Council is a constitutional body to facilitate coordination between
30 Oct 2016

New superfast train between Ballia and Anand Vihar launched

Ahead of Diwali, Railways today launched a new weekly superfast train services between Ballia and Anand Vihar in view of the growing demand of the passengers from the region. Terming the launch of the new train service
30 Oct 2016

Institute of Indian Interior Designer(IIID)’s ‘Design yatra’ in city for 3 days

Aiming to spread awareness and take designs to the masses, India’s first ‘Design Yatra’, launchedby the Institute of Indian Interior Designer (IIID),will be in the city for three days from today. Launched on February 20 this year,
30 Oct 2016

Delhi Govt. to set up air treatment system to deal with air pollution in city

In a first, the Delhi government on Friday announced a three-tier air treatment system which includes setting up of wind purification units, mist fountains and virtual chimney at five major traffic intersections on trial basis to deal
30 Oct 2016

Dr. Jitendra Singh launches Employees Online (EO) Mobile App of DoPT

The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr.Jitendra Singh launched the Employees Online (EO) App here today. EO App is
30 Oct 2016

World Bank appoints Kristalina Georgieva as chief executive

Kristalina Georgieva, a former head of EU humanitarian affairs and vice-president of the European commission, has been appointed chief executive of the World Bank. The Bulgarian, who recently lost out in the race to become UN secretary
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