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Centre backs big labour reforms in UP, MP to attract investments

New Delhi, May 9 -- The Centre on Friday came out strongly in favour of structural labour reforms to spur economic growth, saying it supports the sweeping labour law changes and exemptions brought in ... Read More


Gujarat offers 1,200-day labour law exemptions for new industrial investments

New Delhi, May 8 -- A day after Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh made bold labour reforms, the Gujarat government on Friday announced that it will allow new industrial units to not comply with labour ... Read More


CBSE Class 10, 12 board exams to take place between 1-15 July

New Delhi, May 8 -- Bringing clarity to more than 1.2 million students, the central board of secondary education (CBSE) Friday said it will conduct the remaining exams of class 10 and 12 between July ... Read More


EPFO income dips as deposits are deferred, withdrawals rise

New Delhi, May 8 -- The Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) is set to face an income crisis, which will have a direct bearing on millions of its subscribers' PF earnings in 2020-21. A millio... Read More


Uttar Pradesh invokes ordinance to exempt businesses from all key labour laws

New Delhi, May 8 -- The Uttar Pradesh government has brought in an ordinance exempting companies from complying with almost all labour laws except three acts for the next three years to boost investme... Read More


JEE-Advanced exam to be held on 23 August: HRD ministry

New Delhi, May 7 -- The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) will conduct the joint entrance examination -Advanced (JEE-Advanced) on 23 August, the human resource development ministry said Thursday.... Read More


Labour crunch stalls the Big Reboot

New Delhi, May 7 -- The government sought trade unions' help to dissuade migrant workers, rendered jobless by a nationwide lockdown, from returning to their home towns as businesses complained that th... Read More


CBSE Class 10 board exam suspended for the year: HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal

New Delhi, May 5 -- The central board of secondary education (CBSE) class 10 board exam has been suspended for the year, the union human resource development minister Ramesh Pokhriyal said Tuesday day... Read More


India's unemployment rate climbs to 27.1%, 121.5mn out of work: CMIE

New Delhi, May 5 -- India's unemployment rate climbed to a staggering 27.1% in the week ended 3 May and some 121.5 million Indians were out of jobs in April as India continues to be on a lockdown mode... Read More


IIT-JEE, NEET exams to be held in July

NEW DELHI, May 5 -- The union government on Tuesday said joint entrance exam (JEE) for admission into top engineering colleges and the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) for admission into ... Read More