How To Transfer Your EPF (Employees’ Provident Fund) Money Online In 5 Steps

May 23, 2018

EPF or Employees’ Provident Fund is a mandatory contribution from the salary of an individual that every organisation with more than 20 employees has to deduct. EPFO (Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation), which comes under the Ministry of Labour and Employment, is the nodal agency to monitors EPF contributions — shared eually between employees and employer. If one changes their organisation they need to file a transfer claim for EPF money….

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Petrol, diesel price hike: Government can slash petrol price by Rs 25 per litre, says P Chidambaram

May 23, 2018

New Delhi: Coming down heavily on the BJP-led government over the recent petrol and diesel prices upsurge, former finance minister and senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Wednesday said that the oil price can be slashed by Rs 25 per litre but the Centre is reluctant to do it. Worth mentioning here is that petrol price in New Delhi on Friday crossed Rs 77 after a 30 paise increase and…

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3 Dead From Mysterious Nipah Virus In Kerala, Centre Sends Team: 10 Facts

May 22, 2018

New Delhi/Thiruvananthapuram:  After three confirmed deaths from the mysterious new “Nipah virus” in Kerala’s Kozhikode, and more suspected, the centre has sent a team to the southern state. Union Health Minister JP Nadda tweeted on Sunday that he had asked the chief of the central disease control body to visit the affected district and take steps. The Director of National Centre for Disease Control is expected to lead the team…

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Here is How to check Your Name in Voters List and make corrections

May 22, 2018

A number of times errors like spelling mistakes, incorrect address, photo mismatch do come up while issuing a Voter ID. The Election Commission of India has come up with several easy ways to rectify such errors. Voters who find such issues in their voter Ids can follow these simple methods. Steps to make corrections in the Voter ID Card online: * Log on to the official website available for voters the National Voters…

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Passport changes from June 2018

May 22, 2018

A day after Hindustan Times published a report that passports may no longer be valid proof of address as they may not have the last page, regional passport officer in Pune said that the changes will come into effect from June this year. HT in its Friday edition had reported that passports may no longer be a valid proof of address for the reason that they may not have the…

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Good news for unreserved passengers! Indian Railways to soon have 700 Deen Dayalu coaches with cool features

May 21, 2018

Deen Dayalu Coaches in Indian Railways: Unreserved passengers, or general class passengers as they are sometimes called, have a big reason to cheer! Piyush Goyal-led Indian Railways has announced that as many as 700 unreserved Deen Dayalu coaches in total (since introduction in 2016) will be added to Indian Railways trains by year-end. The Deen Dayalu coaches have been dedicated to railway passengers who mostly travel through general coaches of…

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Sridevi’s death: Dawood Ibrahim may have a hand in it, says retired ACP of Delhi Police

May 21, 2018

The events surrounding Sridevi’s death and the post-mortem report provided by the Dubai Police which said the legendary actress died due to accidental drowning are still shrouded in a mystery. Ved Bhushan, a retired ACP of Delhi Police, who came up with an opinion that the actress’ death looked like a ‘planned murder’, also brought a new angle to the case and said that underworld don Dawood Ibrahim may have…

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Two Mumbai Hospitals Protest Over Assault On Doctors, Caught On Camera

May 21, 2018

Mumbai:  The protest called by the doctors of JJ Hospital in Mumbai over the alleged assault of their colleagues by a patient’s relatives entered its third day. Several doctors of the city’s Sion Hospital also joined them today to demand immediate action against the attackers and adequate arrangements at hospitals to ensure safety of the staff. “We’ll continue our protest till our demands are accepted by the government, but no…

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SBI Platinum Card: 10% Reward Points On Railway Bookings

May 21, 2018

Indian Railways’ ticketing arm (IRCTC: Indian Railway Catering And Tourism Corporation) offers a platinum card in collaboration with the country’s largest lender (State Bank of India: SBI) that enables you to save while booking the train tickets, buying petrol at petrol pumps, and making purchases at departmental stores. The IRCTC SBI platinum card enables you to earn 4% of the value back reward points. The total number of value back reward…

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GST return filing deadline for April extended till May 22

May 19, 2018

New Delhi: The government has extended the due date for filing GST summary sales returns for April by two days till May 22 following technical glitches on the online portal of GST Network. An official statement said that certain technical issues are being faced by the taxpayers during the filing of GSTR-3B for April. “In order to resolve the same, emergency maintenance is being carried out on the system. Therefore, in…

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These many people denied ration due to Aadhaar-related factors

May 19, 2018

Aadhaar-related exclusion is low in percentage terms but affects many in absolute numbers — as many as 2 million in just three states of the country, a report has said. The 12-digit biometric ID, which aims for efficient, transparent and targeted delivery of subsidies, has led to exclusion of 2 million individuals from their PDS entitlements every month from the rural regions in Andhra Pradesh, Rajasthan and West Bengal, a…

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Prince Harry And Meghan Markle’s Royal Wedding To Cost 32 Million Pounds?

May 19, 2018

The Royal wedding of thirty-three-old Prince Harry with Meghan Markle, 36, a star of the TV drama Suits, will take place in Windsor Castle’s 15th-century St George’s Chapel at a ceremony set to commence at 4.30 pm on Saturday. The details of her dress, the ring and the order of service have yet to be announced, reported Thomson Reuters on Friday. Prince Harry, who is a former army officer,  met his bride-to-be on…

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