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PF interest rates lowered to 8.55% for FY18; ETF investments fetch a return of 20.65% so far, says labour minister
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PF interest rates lowered to 8.55% for FY18; ETF investments fetch a return of 20.65% so far, says labour minister

Retirement fund body EPFO lowered the rate of interest on employees provident fund to 8.55 percent for its over 6-crore subscribers for 2017-18, from 8.65 percent in the previous fiscal.

Meghalaya Election 2018: BJP promises pension, jobs and pukka roads in manifesto, keeps options open for post-poll alliances
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Meghalaya Election 2018: BJP promises pension, jobs and pukka roads in manifesto, keeps options open for post-poll alliances

In a 17-page manifesto, BJP promised pension, 24X7 electricity to every household and job opportunity to every youth in Meghalaya among other tall promises

Karnataka 6th Pay Commission recommends 30% hike in salary, move to benefit 5.2 lakh employees
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Karnataka 6th Pay Commission recommends 30% hike in salary, move to benefit 5.2 lakh employees

In a bonanza, the Karnataka 6th Pay Commission has recommended 30 percent hike in the salaries of state government employees and pensioners, effective 1 July 2017

Budget 2018: India among biggest importers of arms, yet army lacks sufficient ammunition
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Budget 2018: India among biggest importers of arms, yet army lacks sufficient ammunition

Despite being the world's fifth largest importer of weapons, the major worry for the Indian Army during a war would be a shortage of ammunition

Budget 2018: Maternity benefits, low income taxes and agri infrastructure should be high on Arun Jaitley's agenda
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Budget 2018: Maternity benefits, low income taxes and agri infrastructure should be high on Arun Jaitley's agenda

There's a lot of pressure on Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to deliver in the upcoming Budget 2018-19. Will he chose politics over the economy, or find a way to keep both happy?

Govt working on universal social security scheme, aims to cover workers from informal sector
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Govt working on universal social security scheme, aims to cover workers from informal sector

The government of India is working on the draft of a new social security scheme that would offer a safety cover all workers including those from the informal sector

Milind Deora column: As low interests hit savings, Union Budget should ensure economic security for senior citizens
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Milind Deora column: As low interests hit savings, Union Budget should ensure economic security for senior citizens

The state should ideally encourage and incentivise young people to invest in public equities through mutual funds.

From UAN to PF account seeding with Aadhaar, EPFO will provide all its services on smartphones
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From UAN to PF account seeding with Aadhaar, EPFO will provide all its services on smartphones

In 2017, the EPFO embarked on a digital journey with an eye on providing almost all services on smartphones

BJP's Gujarat manifesto steers clear of extravagant promises, focuses on 'overall development'
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BJP's Gujarat manifesto steers clear of extravagant promises, focuses on 'overall development'

A day before the first phase of polling in Gujarat, the ruling BJP on Friday released its election manifesto with a slew of promises for various sections of society, which included a resolve to "double" farmers' income

In reply to Shashi Tharoor's suggestion, govt says it will examine Rs 5 lakh tax exemption proposal for pensioners
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In reply to Shashi Tharoor's suggestion, govt says it will examine Rs 5 lakh tax exemption proposal for pensioners

MoS for Finance Shiv Pratap Shukla in a letter says proposal for pensioners would be examined during exercise for ensuing Union Budget 2018

EPFO relaxes Jeevan Parmaan life certificate submission rules for pensioners, makes facility available at banks
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EPFO relaxes Jeevan Parmaan life certificate submission rules for pensioners, makes facility available at banks

EPFO says pensioners would have option of submitting digital or paper based certificate to pension drawing bank branches

Demonetisation may hit your PF returns; EPFO likely to cut rate to 8.5%, decision on 23 November, says report
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Demonetisation may hit your PF returns; EPFO likely to cut rate to 8.5%, decision on 23 November, says report

There is a plan to better the utilisation of equity investment by EPFO. This will help offset the rate cut only if the market rally continues

Indian Army soldier Chandu Chavan who crossed over to Pakistan in 2016 court-martialed, sentenced to 2 months imprisonment
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Indian Army soldier Chandu Chavan who crossed over to Pakistan in 2016 court-martialed, sentenced to 2 months imprisonment

Chandu Babulal Chavan who had 'inadvertently crossed the India-Pakistan border' during the 2016 surgical strike has been court-martialed by the army on Wednesday

Delhi sanitation workers to block roads across three MCDs today; demand instant payment of salaries, arrears
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Delhi sanitation workers to block roads across three MCDs today; demand instant payment of salaries, arrears

Sanitation workers of the three municipal corporations of Delhi (MCDs) have threatened to intensify strike on Tuesday by blocking roads in East Delhi if their demands are not met

Want to quit your job at 45? Here's how to ensure income equivalent to your salary
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Want to quit your job at 45? Here's how to ensure income equivalent to your salary

Have an alternative plan for yourself – think of it as this plan with training wheels.

Union Cabinet clears doubling of gratuity to Rs 20 lakh: How it will impact your money life
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Union Cabinet clears doubling of gratuity to Rs 20 lakh: How it will impact your money life

This is a wonderful gesture on the part of the Government. It’s rewarding and incensing the honest tax payers

Cabinet clears Bill to double tax-free gratuity to Rs 20 lakh to provide social security, soften inflation hit
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Cabinet clears Bill to double tax-free gratuity to Rs 20 lakh to provide social security, soften inflation hit

The main purpose for enacting this Act is to provide social security to workmen after retirement, whether it is because of rules of superannuation, or physical disablement or impairment of vital parts of the body.

Want to withdraw your employees provident fund? You can do it online in five simple steps
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Want to withdraw your employees provident fund? You can do it online in five simple steps

Keep in mind that there are certain conditions which you need to fulfill you apply for the EPFO withdrawals online.

Provident fund body directs field offices to settle pension on retirement day
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Provident fund body directs field offices to settle pension on retirement day

There are about 48.85 lakh central government employees and 55.51 lakh pensioners in the country

SC stays contempt proceedings against HRD ministry, Delhi University for denying pension to retired teachers
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SC stays contempt proceedings against HRD ministry, Delhi University for denying pension to retired teachers

The Supreme Court on Monday stayed the contempt proceedings initiated against the HRD ministry, the Delhi University and its vice-chancellor for denying pension to retired teachers despite a Delhi High Court order.