Sunday, Nov 28, 2021


Himachal Govt Announces New Pay Scales For Its Employees

Nov 27, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The Himachal Pradesh government has announced new pay scales as per the 6th Pay Commission for its employees, an official spokesperson said. It has also reduced the period of contractual employees for their regularisation from three years to two years. 

J&K Govt Asks ‘Panicked’ Migrant Staff Not To Leave Valley; Work Or Face Action

Oct 13, 2021 Naseer Ganai

The Jammu and Kashmir government in its order said that if migrant staff fails to join their duties, they will face action as per service rules.

Migrant Workers Win Labour Suit Against Goodyear In Malaysia

The plaintiffs were the third group of foreign workers to win a case against Goodyear in the Industrial Court

New Wage Code Explained: Employee Working Hours, Salary Structure Likely To Change By April 1

Mar 28, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The Central government plans to roll out a scheme that allows institutions to have four working days a week by increasing the daily working hours to 12.

4-Day Work, Free Medical Check-Ups: Centre’s New Labour Code For Employees

The organisations would have three choices - deploying employees for four days at 12 hours per day, five days at around 10 hours per day and six days at eight hours per day.

20 January, 2020

'Negative Surprise': IMF Cuts India's Growth Estimate To 4.8% For 2019


The IMF gave India the lowest growth projection of the three made by the international organisation this month -- all of which downgraded it from previous estimates.

13 January, 2020

Walmart India Fires 56 Executives Including 8 From Senior Management


In a statement, Walmart India said it is looking for ways to operate more efficiently, "which requires it to review its corporate structure to ensure that it is organized in the right way".

01 November, 2019

Govt, Army Officials In 20 Countries Targets Of WhatsApp Hacking: Report

Outlook Web Bureau

The hacking of a wider group of top government officials’ smartphones than previously reported suggests the WhatsApp cyber intrusion could have broad political and diplomatic consequences.

25 September, 2019

No Plans To Reduce Retirement Age Of Central Employees, Says Govt

Outlook Web Bureau

Sources said the reports of reducing retirement age of the central government employees are 'unfounded and baseless'.

08 August, 2019

Jammu And Kashmir Administration Asks Government Employees To Resume Duties Immediately

Outlook Web Bureau

District administration Samba has announced that all the educational institutions shall re-open with effect from August 6, 2019, to function as usual.

21 February, 2019

Employee Provident Fund Rate Hiked To 8.65% For 2018-19

Outlook Web Bureau

The proposal would now go to the Finance Ministry for approval, Labour Minister Santosh Gangwar said after the CBT meeting.


19 September, 2018

Facebook Gets Sued for Discrimination Against Women Seeking Jobs

Outlook Web Bureau

Women job seekers accused Facebook for targeting advertisements for jobs in male-dominated fields to younger male Facebook users only

06 August, 2018

Singapore's Mustafa Centre Retail Hub Under Probe For Employment Offences

Outlook Web Bureau

Most of the foreign employees at the Mustafa Centre are from India.

01 July, 2018

Restrained From Going On Strike By HC, Delhi Metro Staff Resort To Symbolic Protest

Outlook Web Bureau

A section of the DMRC Staff Council had threatened to go on strike from midnight yesterday, after talks between its representatives and the Delhi Metro authorities failed.

30 March, 2018

MP To Raise Retirement Age For Govt Employees To 62 Years

Outlook Web Bureau

The state's appeal against the order is pending in the SC with the latter ordering a status quo. This, officials said, has kept on hold promotions of state government employees.


22 February, 2018

EPFO Lowers Interest Rate To 8.55 Per Cent, Lowest In Five Years

Outlook Web Bureau

After the CBT's decision on interest rate, the proposal is vetted by the finance ministry. Once approved by the finance ministry, the rate of interest is credited into subscribers' account.

Photo Gallery

Leader of Opposition in Uttarakhand Assembly Pritam Singh during a protest near the State Secretariat against the Devasthanam Act, in Dehradun.

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Indian Player Mayank Agarwal plays a shot during third day of the first Test cricket match between India and New Zealand, at Green Park stadium in Kanpur.

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MP & Bollywood actor Sunny Deol with his son Karan Deol (L) during Karan's birthday celebrations, at Sunny Super Sound studio in Mumbai.

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Sharad Agarwal, Head, Lamborghini India flags off a convoy of over 50 Lamborghinis as part of the Lamborghini Espierenza Giro India 2021, at Manesar in Gurugram.

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Lok Janshakti Party (Ramvilas) President Chirag Paswan inspects Bapu Auditorium for preparation of his party foundation day function, in Patna.

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Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry

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Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

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Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

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India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.

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