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Cabinet nod to 5 per cent hike in DA for central government employees

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday decided to increase DA of central government employees and pensioners by 5 per cent. Briefing the media after the cabinet meeting, Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar said that the decision will benefit 50 lakh central government employees and 65 lakh pensioners. He said it will entail an expenditure of Rs 16,000 crore. The decision has been taken close to Diwali and will be effective from July this year.

Ayodhya matter: Arguments concluded, SC reserves order

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday wrapped up arguments in the Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid land dispute case. The top court wrapped up the arg...

Cong 'breathing its last' due to nepotism: PM Modi

Partur (Maharashtra): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday targetted Congress stating the party was on its deathbead as nepotism has overshadowed...

DRDO must make indigenous fifth generation fighter project happen: IAF Chief

New Delhi: Lauding DRDO for successfully delivering indigenous weapon systems, IAF chief RKS Bhadauria on Tuesday said that the defence research agenc...

Animals in need of help after floods in Bihar

New Delhi: International animal welfare charity, World Animal Protection, along with Veterinary Emergency Response Unit (VERO) Bihar is responding to ...