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Government employees to get 7 percent additional dearness allowance


March 23rd, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) The over four-million central government employees will go home with an increased pay packet from now, with the union cabinet Friday hiking the dearness ... Read more...

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Delhi legislators’ pay nearly tripled to Rs.80,000 (Lead)


September 6th, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The Delhi assembly Monday approved a hike in salary, allowances and reimbursements of legislators, nearly tripling their monthly pay packet to Rs.80,000, an official said.A ... Read more...

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Mizoram lawmakers’ pay hike causes heartburns in Tripura


August 1st, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Aizawl/Agartala, Aug 1 (IANS) Tripura legislators have another reason to demand a pay hike. A new law in neighbouring Congress-ruled Mizoram has jacked up lawmakers' monthly salary to Rs.75,000, as ... Read more...

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Indian football team coach Houghton resigns


April 23rd, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr. 23 (ANI): Indian football team coach Bob Houghton resigned from his post on Saturday, two years before his contract with the All India Football Federation (AIFF) was to end.Houghton, ... Read more...

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Pitt, Jolie hunt for super-nanny, ready to pay up to $150,000


April 22nd, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 22 (IANS) Hollywood's golden couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are looking for superwoman as a nanny, who can look after their six children, and they are ... Read more...

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Scholes agrees to new one-year deal with Man U


February 24th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 24 (ANI): Midfielder Paul Scholes has informed Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson that he will sign a new one-year deal.Scholes, 36, had hinted he could retire in the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

New Zealand anchor who quit gets payout


October 11th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, Oct 11 (IANS) A New Zealand television anchor who quit after making offensive remarks about Indians that sparked a diplomatic row, has reportedly got an exit pay packet of six ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘You can’t survive only as an athlete in Australia’


October 8th, 2010 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Bharat Sharma New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) If you thought only athletes in India find it hard to make a living out of sports and are forced to pick up a job ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Bank of England boss freezes his own pay raise


June 3rd, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri London, June 3 (IANS) The chief banker of England has refused a pay hike of over 15,000 pounds in the next two years, putting into practice what he preaches about ... Read more...

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South Korea has at least 300 Indian restaurants


May 18th, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Seoul, May 18 (IANS) If you feel like tucking in some tandoori chicken or aloo gobi while traversing the lanes of the South Korean capital, walk right in to one ... Read more...

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Three Indians among Forbes 500 top paid CEOs


May 2nd, 2010 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 2 (IANS) PepsiCo's Indra Nooyi, Quest Diagnostics' Surya N. Mohapatra and Adobe Systems' Shantanu Narayen are three Indian Americans figuring in the Forbes list of highest paid CEOs of the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Is it the pressure of the dress or the pressure of the money keeps Sanju going?


March 30th, 2010 - 11:42 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
March 30, 2010, (Sampurn Wire): If sources were to be believed, The Game Master Sanjay Dutt who participated in the game for Pepsi has charged nothing less than 2cr. The heavy ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

EPL footballers fourth highest paid sportsmen in world


March 29th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 29(ANI): A new survey has revealed that English Premier League (EPL) footballers are the fourth highest paid sportsmen in the world.According to a study by sportingintelligence.com, the Premier League ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Man City billions trying to tempt Mourinho back to Premier League


March 21st, 2010 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 21 (ANI): Manchester City is trying to tempt Jose Mourinho back to the Premier League, and has asked the Inter Milan coach to name his transfer price.City is ... Read more...

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$280,000 a year job offer for Chennai patent holder


March 9th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 9 (IANS) Downturn or upturn, US corporations pick the best of young Indians. R. Shivaraman, a nanotechnology research scholar here, has been hired by hardware manufacturer Seagate Technology at an ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Mayawati announces huge salary hike for legislators


February 8th, 2010 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 8 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Monday announced a substantial hike of over 66 percent in the salary and allowances of the state's legislators, who will now receive around ... Read more...

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Simon Cowell tops 2009 UK rich list


January 26th, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 26 (IANS) Simon Cowell's annual pay packet of 50 million pounds last year makes him number one in OK! magazine's rich list. Dailystar.co.uk reports that also living the high life ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Kalmadi announces substantial pay packet for women’s hockey team


January 22nd, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Bhopal, Jan 22 (ANI): Indian Olympic Association President Suresh Kalmadi on Friday announced that the Sports Ministry has collected Rs 1 crore for the women's hockey team.It is reported that the Associated ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Mussolini was a British spy


October 14th, 2009 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 14 (IANS) Italian fascist leader Benito Mussolini was a British spy in 1917 - paid to write newspaper articles during the First World War, a Cambridge University historian said quoting ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

No hike in salary but IIT row resolved ‘within norms’(Lead)


October 2nd, 2009 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) There will be no increase in the salary of the protesting Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) professors but many aspects of their row with the government was ... Read more...

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IIT teachers to work on ‘empty stomach’ Thursday


September 23rd, 2009 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Almost all teachers of the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) will attend office and take classes Thursday while they hold a hunger strike, after the government rejected ... Read more...

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Button bid for F-I glory in double trouble


September 15th, 2009 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep.15 (ANI): Formula One pace setter Jenson Button is locked in contract talks with Brawn GP after asking for a five million pound pay rise.But his racing team has come back ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

IITs, engineering colleges may start joint counselling


September 3rd, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) In order to ensure that engineering seats don't fall vacant after the selection procedure is over, the Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) and other leading engineering colleges ... Read more...

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Bangladesh border guards to have new name, uniform


August 20th, 2009 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 20 (IANS) Bangladesh Rifles (BDR), the country's border guards whose troopers mutinied in February killing 73 people, will soon have a new name, uniform, insignia and a law to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Kerry Katona axed from Iceland ads following drug scandal


August 18th, 2009 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 18 (ANI): Kerry Katona has been sacked as the face of frozen food giant Iceland after latest drug allegations.The ex-Atomic Kitten was axed by Iceland after she was allegedly caught ... Read more...

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Clichy blasts Adebayor for leaving Arsenal for money


July 25th, 2009 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 25 (ANI): Arsenal defender Gael Clichy has slammed former teammate Emmanuel Adebayor for leaving the team 'only for the money'.Adebayor had claimed that abusive Arsenal fans forced him ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Eto’o’s Man City stratospheric offer dwarfs Ronaldo’s pay


June 29th, 2009 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 29 (ANI): Manchester City have offered Barcelona striker Samuel Eto'o a stratospheric amount of 250,000-pounds a week, a sum that most certainly dwarfs the pay packet that Real Madrid's new ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Britons head out to Middle East, other regions to beat recession


June 28th, 2009 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 28 (IANS) Fed up of the recession and bad weather, large numbers of Britons are moving out to the Middle East and other sunnier regions abroad to find jobs and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Slowdown side-effect: Bangalore IT philanthropists go missing


June 16th, 2009 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
By Maitreyee Boruah Bangalore, June 16 (IANS) Call it the "side-effect" of the global economic slowdown: voluntary organisations in India's tech hub Bangalore are facing a tough time these days. Small non-profit organisations ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

British charity fundraiser bags ‘dream job’


May 6th, 2009 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 6 (DPA) British charity fundraiser Ben Southall Wednesday bagged the caretaker's job on an island in the Great Barrier Reef in Australia. There were 34,000 applications for the job and 16 ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Australian banker takes 99 percent pay cut


May 1st, 2009 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 1 (DPA) The head of Australia's most admired financial institution was stoic Friday after taking a 99 percent pay cut following investment bank Macquarie Group's first fall in profit in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

16 mn pound bonus for Indian-origin banker


April 12th, 2009 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 12 (IANS) Karam Butalia, former global head of private equity at Standard Chartered, took home a 16 million pound pay packet before leaving the bank last year, making him the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Sri Lankan cricketers likely to get a pay hike


April 12th, 2009 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 12 (IANS) Sri Lankan cricketers are all set to receive a substantial salary increment when their annual contracts are renewed later this month. According to a media report, the Cricket ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Applicants galore for Australia’s dream job


February 19th, 2009 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 19 (DPA) An Osama bin Laden impostor and someone claiming to work for the Pope are among the 20,000 vying for the highly paid job of looking after a tropical ... Read more...

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Williams rewards himself 5.5 mn pounds


January 31st, 2009 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 31 (IANS) British pop star Robbie Williams has rewarded himself with a pay packet of 5.5 million pounds. Thesun.co.uk reports that Williams has paid himself for not doing anything ... Read more...

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