Narendra Modi government to provide social security to 40 crore informal sector workers, says Bandaru Dattatreya

Narendra Modi government to provide social security to 40 crore informal sector workers, says Bandaru Dattatreya

Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya today said that 40 crore workers from unorganised sector will be covered under social security schemes such as Employees State Insurance and Employees Provident Fund.

Three years of Narendra Modi government: From surgical strikes to triple talaq, NDA gets big thumbs up from India, shows survey
Three years of Narendra Modi government: From surgical strikes to triple talaq, NDA gets big thumbs up from India, shows survey

The survey showed a 9 percent increase in the vote share for NDA, resulting in a 342 seats victory in Lok Sabha.

Snapdeal raises over Rs 113 cr from Nexus Venture Partners, founders Kunal Bahl, Rohit Bansal
Snapdeal raises over Rs 113 cr from Nexus Venture Partners, founders Kunal Bahl, Rohit Bansal

Snapdeal has raised over Rs 113 crore from early investor Nexus Venture Partners and founders Kunal Bahl and Rohit Bansal, amid talks of a potential sale of the e-commerce firm to larger rival Flipkart.

Three years of Narendra Modi government: Rajnath Singh says will resolve Kashmir issue
Three years of Narendra Modi government: Rajnath Singh says will resolve Kashmir issue

The minister added that India won't fall prey to Pakistan's tactics to destabilise the country. Rajnath Singh said, ''The neighbouring nation is not only trying to destabilise Kashmir but the whole country.

Earthquake tremors felt in parts of Jammu and Kashmir
Earthquake tremors felt in parts of Jammu and Kashmir

Earthquake in Jammu and Kashmir: Tremors felt at 4.4 magnitude on Richter scale

Oil India profit dips 96 per cent on royalty payments, lower gas price
Oil India profit dips 96 per cent on royalty payments, lower gas price

State-owned Oil India Ltd today reported 96 per cent drop in its March quarter net profit after it brought on books the additional royalties paid to Assam and Arunachal Pradesh.

Row rages over ban on cattle sale for slaughter, Mamata Banerjee says won't accept it
Row rages over ban on cattle sale for slaughter, Mamata Banerjee says won't accept it

The raging row over ban on sale of cattle for slaughter at animal markets kept the political pot on the boil today, with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee declaring her government will not accept it.

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Exploring Egypt's Red Sea Riviera
Exploring Egypt's Red Sea Riviera

Occupying almost 50 km of Red Sea Riviera's coastline in Egypt, Hurghada is a vibrant city with many exciting attractions for the global Indian traveller who would like to explore the different facets of the ancient country

Horoscope: By Peter Vidal

Today ( 29 May )This Week ( 28 May - 03 Jun )

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