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Spain’s risk premium hits euro-era record


July 20th, 2012 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 20 (IANS/EFE) Pressure on Spain's debt markets briefly sent the yield on the country's benchmark 10-year bond above 7 percent Thursday and caused the Iberian nation's risk premium ... Read more...

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IIT engineer arrested for sending threat mail to PM


June 10th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 10 (IANS) An Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) engineer has been arrested for sending a threat mail to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Home Minister P. Chidambaram, ... Read more...

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Sacked army officer to challenge chief’s decision


May 29th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) The Indian Army's former Military Secretary, Lt. Gen. Avadesh Prakash, whose dismissal from service by a court martial in a land scam was confirmed by ... Read more...

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54 Indian soldiers rotting in Pakistan jails?


May 7th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) A total of 54 soldiers missing in the 1965 and 1971 India-Pakistan wars are believed to be languishing in Pakistan jails, parliament was informed Monday.Despite ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha ex-speakers may get better retirement benefits (Lead)


April 30th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) The government may soon provide post-retirement facilities to former speakers of the Lok Sabha, as being provided at present to former presidents, vice presidents ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha ex-speakers may get better retirement benefits


April 30th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) The government may soon provide post-retirement facilities to former speakers of the Lok Sabha at par with former presidents, vice presidents and prime ministers. ... Read more...

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Indra Nooyi gets a raise, makes $17 mn in 2011


March 24th, 2012 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 24 (IANS) PepsiCo's Indian-born chairman and chief executive Indra Nooyi received $17.1 million in compensation in 2011, a 5.8 percent increase from her 2010 package, according to a ... Read more...

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BSNL submits proposal on voluntary retirement to DoT


November 30th, 2011 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) State-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) has submitted a proposal of voluntary retirement scheme (VRS) to the Department of Telecom (DoT) for employees who have ... Read more...

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It’s a tough for elderly women in China


November 29th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 29 (IANS) Elderly women in China have to lead a more challenging life than men of their age.According to experts, such a disparity exists due to the elderly ... Read more...

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Share retirement funds with estranged wife, court tells man


October 29th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) A former central government employee has been told by the Delhi High Court to share his retirement benefits with his estranged wife and daughter for ... Read more...

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Apex court cautions on fee waiver for poor litigants (Lead)


July 20th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court has said that before an individual was declared indigent and exempted from paying court fee, subordinate courts must ascertain his true financial ... Read more...

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Central excise, customs and service tax officials stage protest for promotions, better wages


April 21st, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr. 21 (ANI): Superintendents of Central Excise, Customs and Service Tax observed a massive Shantigoshthi at the Jantar Mantar here today.Officers from every corner of the country participated wearing ... Read more...

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20,000 Kerala employees retired Thursday


March 31st, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 31 (IANS) At least 20,000 Kerala government employees retired Thursday, the last day of the financial year.At least half of them are teachers, with 1,000 policemen and 260 ... Read more...

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Former Indian Army general arrested after sentencing in court martial


February 19th, 2011 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, Feb 19 (IANS) Army authorities at the 11 Corps have put a former top general under formal arrest after he was convicted of professional misconduct and sentenced to three years rigorous ... Read more...

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Malaysian government and MIC’s new campaign to help ’stateless Indians’


February 17th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lampur, Feb.17 (ANI): The Malaysian Indian congress along with the Malaysian government are finally addressing the longstanding issues bedevilling local Indians - the lack of official documents.Nearly 40,000 Indians in the ... Read more...

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Deficit Panel Releases Proposal To Reduce Social Security Benefits


November 11th, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Washington, Nov 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A bipartisan panel that was established by United States President Barack Obama issued a proposal on Wednesday with the aim of repealing a number of ... Read more...

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MTNL posts net loss of Rs.605 crore in Q2


November 3rd, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 3 (IANS) State-owned Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL) Wednesday reported a net loss of Rs.605 crore for the quarter ended Sep 30 as against the net profit of Rs.21 crore ... Read more...

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Court-martial against army general in Sukna land scam (Lead)


August 20th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) The Indian Army has ordered the court-martial of a lieutenant general for wrongdoing in the transfer of a 71-acre tea estate adjacent to the Sukna military station ... Read more...

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Compensate teacher for delayed retirement benefits: Rights panel


July 27th, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Describing as inexcusable the inordinate delay in payment of retirement benefits to an employee of Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD), the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Tuesday ... Read more...

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NHRC makes MCD pay 25k to compensate for delayed retirement dues


July 27th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 27 (ANI): Taking a note of the undue delay by Municipal Corporation of Delhi to one of its employees in payment of retirement benefits, the National Human Rights Commission ... Read more...

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Railways explore quota for employees’ wards in jobs


July 16th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee has asked her ministry to explore the feasibility of according some priority or providing some reservation to the wards of lower-grade employees ... Read more...

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Forced retirement may be dropped as penalty for officials


June 9th, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Rana Ajit New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Compulsory retirement may no longer be imposed as a penalty on erring bureaucrats and corrupt officials, if a proposal by the government comes through.The ... Read more...

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Anganwadi workers stage a protest in New Delhi


May 4th, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 4 (ANI): Hundreds of village-level Anganwadi (rural community-level crèche) workers from various parts of India staged a protest march and later a demonstration in New Delhi on Tuesday. ... Read more...

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Give me justice, says retired judge


April 2nd, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, April 2 (IANS) A retired senior judge of Gujarat is battling for justice after being charged with corruption and denied retirement benefits. Vijay Shinde has challenged the administration of the Gujarat high ... Read more...

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No arrogance while discharging duty, advises apex court


February 20th, 2010 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court has advised those in power to ensure that there should be no trace of arrogance and vanity while discharging their official duty. A bench of ... Read more...

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France named best place in the world to live 5th year in row


January 6th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 6 (ANI): France has been named the best place in the world to live for the fifth year in a row in a new survey by International Living magazine.United ... Read more...

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SEPTA Strike On The Verge Of An End


November 7th, 2009 - 6:15 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov. 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The evening of 6th Nov saw many people starting to protest the transit strike at the Suburban Station. Tili Ayala, who started the protest said, "I'm ... Read more...

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Women with large waistlines more likely to have asthma


August 26th, 2009 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 26 (IANS) Women with large waistlines are more likely to develop asthma even if they have a normal body weight, a new study suggests. Obesity is a risk factor for adult ... Read more...

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District panels in Andhra Pradesh to fix school fees


August 7th, 2009 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 7 (IANS) Parents in Andhra Pradesh can heave a sigh of relief as the state government has ordered all private schools to secure prior permission from specially constituted panels before ... Read more...

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No gender discrimination in forces, court directs government


July 24th, 2009 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Rooting for gender equality, the Delhi High Court Friday asked the government to make "some arrangement" to provide women officers in the armed forces at least retirement ... Read more...

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State Bank of Indore staff protest proposed merger with SBI


June 22nd, 2009 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, June 22 (IANS) More than 6,000 employees of State Bank of Indore went on a strike Monday to protest the proposed merger with State Bank of India, staff union leaders ... Read more...

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‘No panel on ex-servicemen’s pay anomalies’


May 11th, 2009 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) The government has not constituted a committee to consider a demand for reducing the gap in the retirement benefits of armed forces personnel, the Election Commission ... Read more...

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Women army officers battle in court for equality


May 4th, 2009 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Kanu Sarda New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Major Leena Grover will have to quit the army in August. She doesn't have a choice. As a woman, she's entitled to just 14 years ... Read more...

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Govt. further hikes PSU officers pay


March 30th, 2009 - 8:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 30 (ANI): The Indian Government on Monday given Central Public Sector Enterprises officers a further increase in salary and allowances, over and above the hikes announced last year.Over four ... Read more...

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Elderly immigrants hit hard by US meltdown


February 13th, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 13 (IANS) It was the dream of many elderly people from around the world, including India, to go to the US, stay with their children or other relatives, work and ... Read more...

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