May 29, 2017
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Union Cabinet Approves IIM Bill 2017 Granting IIMs Autonomy To Confer Degrees


In a major move aimed at granting autonomy to Indian Institutes of Management, the country’s premier management institutes, the Union Cabinet has cleared the IIM 2017 bill. The bill will grant “complete autonomy” to the elite B-schools and, significantly, will also allow them to issue degrees instead of diplomas which are the norm now. The IIMs will also be declared as …

Indian Railways to Connect Bhutan, Myanmar, Nepal, Bangladesh Within Links


Ministry of Railways has moved ahead with an innovative idea to connect 4 neighbouring countries with India as the railway lines will help all the commuters to visit nations without any hurdle thus making it easy and feasible. Indian Railways have started off with layout plan where nations like Bhutan, Bangladesh, Myanmar and Nepal will be linked altogether for conveyance …

7th Pay Commission: Good News For Fixed-Pay Employees in Gujarat As Salary Packages Hiked Substantially


The Gujarat Government has announced that it will implement the recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission in a move that will affect the more than one lakh fixed-pay employees in the state. A steep hike of between 63 and 124 percent has been announced. Gujarat’s deputy CM Nitin Patel stated the intention of the government in a press conference in …

Narendra Modi Set To Be ‘Most Followed Leader of State’ Today As Barack Obama Leaves White House


The Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi is all set to be the Most Followed Leader of State today at approximately 10.30 PM as outgoing US President Barack Obama vacates the White House while President-Elect Donald Trump takes the oath to become the 45th President of the United States. Known popularly as the POTUS, whoever occupies this post is the …

UP Elections 2017: Akhilesh Yadav Promotes On Call Vote


Amidst collaborating with Congress Party, Samajwadi Party is going ahead with all the strategic moves to attract the voters from all over the State. Present CM Akhilesh Yadav has started with an on call vote process where people can make a call to the Chief Minster and cast his vote. Specifically initiated for tier II and III cities and village-towns, …

7th Pay Commission: Implementation Will Be Good News Across All Echelons, Here’s Why


The 7th Pay Commission’s recommendations are set to be implemented by the Central Government after the Cabinet cleared the recommendations more than six months ago. While the recommendations will benefit an estimated 47 lakh central government employees and 53 lakh pensioners which include 14 lakh serving employees and 18 lakh pensioners in defence forces, the recommendations are far from agreed upon. There …

UP Elections 2017: Akhilesh Yadav Handed Over Party’s Symbol ‘Cycle’


Amid a rare politico-personal feud within Son-Father duo, who also happens to be Samajwadi Party chief and Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Akhilesh Yadav as well as the Party’s supremo, Mulayam Singh Yadav, the tiff for Party’s symbol has finally come to an end. The fight for owning Party symbol ‘Cycle’ has been handed over to present CM Akhilesh Yadav and not …

7th Pay Commission: Revised Payments and Allowances Won’t Directly Affect Autonomous Bodies


The Finance Ministry has clarified in a recent memorandum that the pay scale revisions in accordance with the recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission will not directly apply to the country’s autonomous organisations and has gone on to state that the revision in pay scales of employees of such institutions will be revised to reflect a minimal burden on the …

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