All units employing 20 or more employees are mandatorily covered under the social security schemes run by the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation.
“The prosecutor general said that she believed the vote was unconstitutional and as a result the state of emergency is also unconstitutional,” one official said.
Punjab National Bank has also decided to adopt strict SWIFT controls after the alleged fraud involving diamantaire Nirav Modi.
Never before has the establishment been so publicly audacious in preaching one thing and practicing another. Even as all the big scammers run amok, the BJP has been increasingly vigilant in monitoring dissenters.
North Korea’s cyber army is closely controlled by the ruling regime – a key difference from other countries’ cyberattack and espionage groups.
From Sergei Eisenstein and Dziga Vertov, there is little doubt that the filmmakers of the time literally took the world by storm.
Saturn’s moons create gaps in the planet’s rings; by studying them, astronomers can discern the presence of the moon. But when this happens around stars, a new force enters the picture.
There were 954 hate groups in the country in 2017, marking a 4% increase over the previous year when the number rose 2.8%, the civil rights watchdog said in its annual census of such groups.
The discovery demolishes the BJP government’s only basis for denying sanction for the chief minister’s prosecution for violence against Muslims in 2007.
The mobile launcher for the Space Launch System rocket, initially meant for the launch of Ares 1, will likely only be used once despite its expensive price tag.
AAP cries foul, says action not being taken on its counter-complaints; BJP, Congress delegations meet L-G to demand the protection of officers and action against hooligans.
Vinod Dua discusses finance minister Arun Jaitley’s statement on the Punjab National Bank scam.
The order overturns a change in the law by Sharif’s ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz that allowed the former premier to lead the party despite being legally banned from holding public office.
Nirav Modi, the billionaire jeweller, along with his relatives, scammed Punjab National Bank of over Rs 11,400 crores in one of the biggest frauds in India’s banking history. How did this go unnoticed and who is responsible?
‘Marriage arrangements help ensure that control over capital doesn’t go out of the community.’
In an age of increased scrutiny, violent and repressive states are turning to subtler methods of removing dissidents and opponents.
Saying “Chandrayaan 2 is cheaper than Interstellar” is pernicious because frugal engineering is not an end unto itself, especially when we seldom celebrate any other aspects of these missions.
Some from within the government have also slammed the taxation changes.
Accepting President Abdulla Yameen’s recommendation, the Maldivian parliament yesterday extended the state of emergency by another 30 days.
A group of divers recently connected two underwater caverns in eastern Mexico to reveal what is believed to be the biggest flooded cave on the planet.
Bhanubhai Vankar died protesting the rampant injustice and apathy that continues against Dalits in broad daylight, re-packaged and marketed as the ‘Gujarat model.’
The regulator’s study shows that the major beneficiaries of profits from inflated prices have been hospitals and not patients or manufacturers.
Researchers who analysed the genetics of the typhoid strain found it had mutated and acquired an extra piece of DNA to become resistant to multiple antibiotics.
Though constitutional guarantees and planned policies say otherwise, Urdu-speaking people in India have had a hard time trying to conserve their language and culture.
“India, it has been an important market for us, but again there is this opportunity cost of the deals that we are not able to do that don’t get discussed,” Trump Jr. said.
A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A.M. Khanwilkar and D.Y. Chandrachud also extended similar relief to the director of the Malayalam movie ‘Oru Addar Love’.
Teachers and parents are upset that the management at Pathways, Gurgaon have so far refused to act.
In conversation with Craig about her last book, autobiography and fiction, her process in writing, the empathic leap that good literature requires of us and more.
The rightwing leader has seen his dominance of Israeli politics threatened by corruption investigations since police recommended that he be indicted for bribery and fraud.
Twice before, the Gujarat high court has rejected his petitions to have the FIR against him quashed.
A federal judge in Delaware has overturned a jury’s verdict requiring Gilead Sciences Inc. to pay a record $2.54 billion because its hepatitis C drugs Sovaldi and Harvoni infringed a patent held by rival Merck & Co Inc.
Without rain, Cape Town could run out of water by July 9, city authorities predict.
The bench considered the submission that deployment of the central armed forces fell under the central government’s administrative domain and allowed it to withdraw the remaining CAPF companies.
Once the station’s reconstruction is complete, “construction of Ram temple will be started” says Vinay Katiyar, BJP MP and prime accused in the demolition of the Babri Masjid.
Will CIL sink like BSNL and MTNL or rise to the occasion? And what will it mean for its bulging employee base?
Haasan is also scheduled to address public meets later in the day at Manamadurai, Paramakudi and Ramanathapuram before the grand launch in the evening.
Bangladesh and Myanmar signed a repatriation agreement in November last year, but there has been considerable delay in the repatriation of refugees.
President Yameen imposed the emergency to annul a Supreme Court ruling that quashed the convictions of nine opposition leaders and ordered his government to free those held in prison.
Pakistan has been scrambling to avoid being added to a list of countries deemed non-compliant with anti-money laundering and terrorist financing regulations by the Financial Action Task Force.
‘The Greatest Urdu Stories Ever Told’ sheds light on the intellectual movements within a culture and the speakers of a language, who were imaginative, rebellious and progressive, not enslaved to an identity.