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Formal sector workers may be paid tax-free gratuity upto Rs 20 lakh

Formal sector workers may be paid tax-free gratuity upto Rs 20 lakh

Formal sector workers may soon be eligible for up to Rs 20 lakh tax-free gratuity as central trade unions have agreed on the proposal in a tripartite consultation with the Labour Ministry.

Is there as much air in BJP's 'balloon' as is made out, asks Sena
Is there as much air in BJP's 'balloon' as is made out, asks Sena

"There is always 'hide n seek' in politics and power play. As a result, the increased percentage is always displayed and the setbacks hidden," the Sena said.

Paytm Mobikwik throw lifeline to laid off empolyees of Snapdeal
Paytm Mobikwik throw lifeline to laid off empolyees of Snapdeal

Interestingly, there are other startups ready to absorb those employees. . This is exactly what is happening at Paytm and Mobikwiik which are essentially mobile payment platforms. They are throwing a lifeline to the technology employees that Snapdeal has laid off.

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High blood sugar may cause Alzheimer's disease: Study
High blood sugar may cause Alzheimer's disease: Study

High blood sugar levels may not only cause diabetes, but also lead to Alzheimer's disease, say scientists who have found that excess glucose damages a vital enzyme involved with inflammation response to the early stages of the neurodegenereative disease.

COMMODITIES

Gold at 3-1/2-month high as Federal Reserve dampens rate hike expectations
Gold at 3-1/2-month high as Federal Reserve dampens rate hike expectations

Gold prices rose 1 percent to a 3-1/2-month high on Thursday after minutes from the latest Federal Reserve policy meeting further dampened expectations for an interest rate hike in March, lowering U.S. bond yields and pressuring the dollar.

Horoscope: By Peter Vidal

Today ( 25 Feb )This Week ( 19 Feb - 04 Mar )

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