Axis Bank pledges support to war widows

  Kargil, Jul 27: On the occasion of `Kargil Vijay Diwas,’ Axis Bank, India’s third largest private sector bank, pledged its support to the welfare of Kargil War widows and their dependents. As a token of gratitude, honoring the contribution made by their families for the country, the bank disbursed a total amount of Rs46 […]

PF subscribers may get choice of investments for higher returns

New Delhi, Jul 27: Provident fund subscribers may soon have flexibility to park their savings in equity, debt or a combination of both as per their choice, with the labour ministry firming up a policy to do away with the existing cap on investments. The new policy will allow five crore subscribers of the Employees’ […]

‘ACs, cement, large-screen TVs may soon witness GST cut’

  New Delhi, Jul 27: In a blog post published on social media on Friday, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley hinted that Goods and Services Tax (GST) tax rate on luxury and sin goods such as cement, air-conditioners and large screen televisions, among others, could be cut soon. The finance minister has said that “within a […]

SBI, PNB, BoB may introduce performance linked pay for senior management

SBI, PNB, BoB may introduce performance linked pay for senior management

  New Delhi, Jul 27: State Bank of India (SBI), Punjab National Bank (PNB) and Bank of Baroda (BoB) are planning to introduce performance-linked salary structure for the senior management — a first-of-its-kind move among public sector banks (PSBs). PNB Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Sunil Mehta said: “The bank is seriously thinking of […]

Imran’s statement generates hope

Imran’s statement generates hope

Pakistan’s Prime Minister in waiting Imran Khan has said that his country is ready to improve ties with India. “If they take one step towards us, we will take two, but at least (we) need a start,” Khan said in his first public address after leading his party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf to victory in the general […]

Samoon reviews traffic management, road safety in JK

Samoon reviews traffic management, road safety in JK

Srinagar, Jul 27: Principal Secretary, Transport Department, Dr. Asgar Samoon today convened a meeting to review the implementation of Governor’s directions regarding traffic management and road safety in the State. Threadbare discussions were held on the implementation of road safety measures, road safety audit of all major Roads, declaration of major roads as State Highways, […]

Several delegations call on Advisor Ganai

Several delegations call on Advisor Ganai

  Srinagar, Jul 27: Various delegations today called on the Advisor to the Governor, Khurshid Ahmed Ganai, to apprise him about their issues and demands. A delegation of Tourist Facilitators, Landscapers, and Garden Workers requested the Advisor for preparing a roadmap for their regularization on the analogy of ‘Rehbar-e-Sehat’. The Advisor was informed that they […]