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23 January, 2018 10:53 AM Gratuity up to Rs 20 lakh may become tax-free soon

The government wants to increase the limit of tax-free gratuity from Rs 10 lakh to Rs 20 lakh for workers in the organised sector. Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill, 2017, which will make formal sector workers eligible for tax-free gratuity up to Rs 20 lakh, is likely to be introduced in the forthcoming budget session. According to a labour ministry 34

22 January, 2018 4:55 PM ‘Bad loans to rise to ₹9.5 lakh cr. by March’

‘Rising NPAs an opportunity for ARCs’ India’s banking sector will be saddled with gross non-performing assets (GNPAs) worth a staggering ₹9.5 lakh crore by March-end, rising from ₹8 lakh crore a year earlier, a report said. The high level of stressed assets in the banking system, however, provide enormous opportunity for asset reconstruction companies 17

22 January, 2018 10:58 AM Catalonia's Puigdemont lands in Denmark as Spain seeks new warrant

He is the top candidate to lead Catalonia again after regional elections last month gave separatists a majority. Spain's prosecutor sought on Monday to reactivate a European arrest warrant against Carles Puigdemont, as the former Catalan leader landed in Denmark for his first trip away from Belgium in three months of self-imposed exile. Mr. Puigdemont 24

19 January, 2018 8:44 AM Election Commission Recommends Disqualification Of 20 AAP Lawmakers

New Delhi: The Election Commission has recommended the disqualification of 20 Delhi legislators of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party, accused of holding offices of profit as parliamentary secretaries, source said today. If they are disqualified, bye-elections will held for the 20 assembly seats. The ruling AAP has a massive majority in the 70-member 46

18 January, 2018 8:42 PM Kashmiri-Origin MP Is First Female Muslim Minister To Address British Parliament

London: Nus Ghani, a Kashmiri-origin parliamentarian in the UK, today became the first female Muslim minister to speak from the British Parliament dispatch box. Ms Ghani, born in Birmingham to parents who migrated from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, was cheered by her colleagues as she addressed the House of Commons as a junior minister in the Department 36

18 January, 2018 1:48 PM Bhopal MP Pays Fine, Apologises For Riding Motorcycle Without Helmet

Alok Sanjar along with Bhopal Central MLA Surendra Nath Singh was seen riding a motorbike without wearing a helmet on Monday. Bhopal: Bhopal Member of Parliament Alok Sanjar paid a fine of Rs 250 and apologised for riding a motorcycle without wearing a helmet at a rally at Bhopal. On Monday, while participating in the "Ekatm Yatra", a state-wide mission 44

15 January, 2018 5:09 PM Global Students Shouldn't Be Included In British Immigration Figure: Lawmakers

The all-party committee of politicians called for a major overall of Britain's immigration policy making to help build a greater consensus and trust among the British public about immigration. London: International students should be removed from Britain's immigration figures, a report by the House of Commons Home Affairs Committee said on Monday 38

15 January, 2018 11:56 AM Former Egyptian lawmaker pulls out of presidential race

A former Egyptian lawmaker says he has decided not to run in the presidential election in March, saying the political “climate” isn’t conducive to campaigning. Mohammed Anwar Sadat, nephew of Egypt’s late leader Anwar Sadat, told reporters on Monday that his decision was partially taken to protect his campaign workers from intimidation or arrest by authorities 40

12 January, 2018 8:54 AM Brief introductions to the four justices who raised concerns over Supreme Court functioning

In a move unprecedented in the history of Indian judiciary, four sitting members of the Supreme Court Collegium met mediapersons in New Delhi to signal their "anguish and concern" over certain procedural matters as decided by Chief Justice of India Dipak Mishra. Justice J. Chelameswar, flanked by Justices Ranjan Gogoi, Madan Lokur and Kurian Joseph 17

11 January, 2018 9:44 AM Afzal Guru's son gets distinction in class 12 board exams, scores 88 percent

Afzal Guru's son Galib Guru secured 88 percent in the examination. Srinagar: Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru's son Galib Guru on Thursday passed the higher secondary school examination conducted by Jammu and Kashmir Board of School Education, with a distinction. Afzal Guru was executed in 2013 for his role in the 2001 Parliament attack. Galib secured 45