COVID-19: Govt to launch Vaccine Tracker to give week-by-week update on vaccine doses

September 10, 2021

The government will soon launch a COVID-10 Vaccine tracker that will give synergized data with a week-by-week update about vaccine doses, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) Director General Dr Balram Bhargava said on Thursday. Addressing a media briefing on coronavirus, Dr Bhargava said that the Covid Vaccine tracker will be up on the Health Ministry’s website in a few days’ time. “The tracker will be on the health ministry’s…

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7th Pay Commission: BIG changes in DA, gratuity rules, leave encashment calculation – Check here

September 10, 2021

On Thursday, in a big development, the Union Finance Ministry released some details about the computation of gratuity and cash payment in place of leave for all the Central government employees who retired between the time period of January 2020 and June 2021. For all these employees, the amount of Dearness Allowance (DA) has also been published. This DA will help in calculating the gratuity and leave encashment. In a…

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Is the maturity amount of life insurance policies tax-free?

September 10, 2021

After religiously paying your life insurance premiums, the time may be nearing for your policy to mature. Whether it is a money-back or an endowment plan, all traditional life insurance policies have a maturity value to be received by the policyholder on surviving the term of the policy. And, if you had purchased the policy 10-15 or 20 years back, there have been several tax-related changes during the years. So,…

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