EPFO may reduce PF contributions to 10% for better take home salary

EPFO may reduce PF contributions to 10% for better take home salary

Trustees of retirement fund body EPFO may approve a proposal tomorrow to reduce the mandatory contributions toward social security schemes run by it to 10 per cent for workers as well as employers.

Sensex flies past 31000, Nifty tops 9600 as markets cheer Modi's 3 years
Sensex flies past 31000, Nifty tops 9600 as markets cheer Modi's 3 years

Indian benchmark indices, Sensex and Nifty, continued their stellar rallies, crossing crucial levels of 31,000 points and 9,600 points respectively for the first time ever, even as the nation celebrates Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 3 years in power.

Indian Army foils Pakistan's Border Action Team's attack in Kashmir's Uri, kills 2
Indian Army foils Pakistan's Border Action Team's attack in Kashmir's Uri, kills 2

Indian Army today foiled an attack by Pakistan's Border Action Team (BAT) at Uri Sector in Jammu and Kashmir

Narendra Modi in Assam Live Updates: We want to double farmer's incomes by 2022, says PM
Narendra Modi in Assam Live Updates: We want to double farmer's incomes by 2022, says PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated India's longest Dhola-Sadiya Bridge in Assam.

Airtel takes on Jio: Offers 1000GB free data for 1 year on broadband plans: here are the details
Airtel takes on Jio: Offers 1000GB free data for 1 year on broadband plans: here are the details

Bharti Airtel is offering its customers 1000GB of extra data on a few broadband plans. Consumers can find and avail the Airtel 'Unlimited Internet offer' on the company's web portal.

3 years of Narendra Modi government: Rahul Gandhi hits out, says anger and hatred will not convert into jobs
3 years of Narendra Modi government: Rahul Gandhi hits out, says anger and hatred will not convert into jobs

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi today slammed the NDA government on the completion of its third anniversary saying that since it has failed to deliver on the promises made

Narendra Modi in Assam: PM announces food scheme 'Sampada'; says farmers' income should be doubled by 2022
Narendra Modi in Assam: PM announces food scheme 'Sampada'; says farmers' income should be doubled by 2022

The new projects in Assam are aimed to accelerate the development of the state and other North-Eastern states.

SCIENCE

NASA's Juno probe unveils Earth-sized cyclones on Jupiter
NASA's Juno probe unveils Earth-sized cyclones on Jupiter

The findings from the first data-collection pass, which flew within about 4,200 kilometres of Jupiter's swirling cloud tops on August 27 last year, appear in the journals Science and Geophysical Research Letters.

Horoscope: By Peter Vidal

Today ( 26 May )This Week ( 21 May - 27 May )

SAGITTARIUS Your creative energy should now be at a peak, but not perhaps because the stars are all on your side. On the contrary, challenging romantic stars remind us of the cliché that all great art stems from… read more