Uncertainty ends as govt notifies 8.65% interest rate for EPF subscribers

New Delhi, Sept. 24 -- Ending prolonged uncertainty for millions of salaried employees, the Union government on Tuesday notified an interest rate of 8.65% for Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (E... Read More

Govt notifies 8.65% interest rate for EPF subscribers

New Delhi, Sept. 24 -- Ending a seven-month long wait, the Union government on Tuesday finally notified 8.65% interest rate for 2018-19, bringing cheer to over 60 million active subscribers. While th... Read More

Where does India get foreign students from?

New Delhi, Sept. 23 -- Contrary to public perception that only Indians go abroad to study, in 2018-19, India was home to 47,427 foreign students from 164 countries, including 1,518 from the US, as per... Read More

India's higher education student population grows by 8 lakh: HRD ministry

New Delhi, Sept. 21 -- India's student population in higher education grew by 800,000 in 2018-19 as against the previous year taking the absolute number of such students to 37.4 million, the human res... Read More

Indian gig workers may get health, disability and maternity benefits

New Delhi, Sept. 19 -- Millions of gig workforce in India, often referred as lonely in the workplace, may soon get life and disability insurance, health and maternity benefits among others as the unio... Read More

Draft Social Security code is out: Five things you need to know

New Delhi, Sept. 19 -- After years of deliberations, the union government has finally circulated the draft social security code, a key labour law proposal that seeks to amalgamate a clutch of existing... Read More

6,000 institutes must finish accreditation by 2022, says AICTE

New Delhi, Sept. 18 -- Around 6,000 institutes, including B-schools and engineering colleges, will have to complete the accreditation process for all courses before 2022 to meet the minimum standard i... Read More

How delay in EPFO interest payment impacts lakhs of subscribers

New Delhi, Sept. 18 -- Seven months have passed since the Employees Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) announced interest rate for 2018-19. However, the interest amount is yet to be credited to the ac... Read More

IIMs extend CAT registration date following unseasonal floods in several states

New Delhi, Sept. 17 -- The Indian Institutes of Management on Tuesday extended the registration deadline by a week for their admission entrance -Common Admission Test (CAT) to accommodate students who... Read More

Are IITs getting serious about going global?

New Delhi, Sept. 17 -- With a series of initiatives, India's premier engineering and technology schools, the IITs, are getting serious about going global. It's nearly two decades late, as one of the ... Read More