Govt Refuses to Exempt Mainstream Media from New IT Rules, Asks Them to Comply with Its Provisions

June 12, 2021

The government has refused to exempt the digital news content of mainstream television channels and print media from the ambit of the the IT Rules, 2021 and asked them to take “urgent steps” to comply with the provisions of the digital media rules immediately. The rationale for bringing the websites of the organisations under the ambit of the law is “well reasoned”, the information and broadcasting ministry said in a…

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EPFO ALERT! Now, avail non-refundable advance in case of unemployment

June 12, 2021

The Employee Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has now allowed its members to avail Non-Refundable Advance in case of unemployment. EPFO through its official Twitter handle said, “EPF Members can now avail Non-Refundable Advance in case of Unemployment.” It explained further, “Members who are no longer employed for one month or more can avail a non-refundable advance of up to 75 per cent of the amount available in their Provident Fund…

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Covishield vaccination schedule changed again, these people can get second dose after 28 days

June 12, 2021

The vaccination for COVID-19 is underway in the country in full swing. On Monday, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said that people who have to travel abroad can now take the second dose of the Covishield vaccine after 28 days. Earlier, the second dose of the Covishield vaccine was being administered after 28 days but later, it was extended to 12 weeks. The ministry has issued guidelines to…

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