• NEWS
    7th Pay Commission: Central government employees may get good news on allowances soon, crucial meet today

    The long wait of Central government employees for allowances may end soon. The Empowered Committee of Secretaries (E-CoS) is expected to hold a meeting today to discuss various points regarding the Seventh Pay Commission. The Ashok Lavasa-led Committee on Allowances has already submitted its review report on Seventh Pay Commission to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley nearly a month ago. […]

  • ALL DEALS
    In Telangana, KCR Government Says Every 5th Land Deal Is Benami

    HYDERABAD: Every fifth property registered in Telangana is a benami or proxy deal, according to the K Chandrasekhar Rao government, which has ordered a massive crackdown on government offices quietly registering dubious land transactions. The practice of buying property in the name of someone other than the buyer with black money has been rampant in […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Government Seeks to Boost Electronics Manufacturing

    As part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Make in India and Digital India initiatives, the government approved a proposal for extending for five years the capital subsidy provided to electronic manufacturing units, officials said in New Delhi on Wednesday.A senior official said the scheme, extended for five years beyond July 25, 2015, has also been […]

  • NEWS
    Maharashtra Government Bans Use of Private Email Accounts for Employees

    HIGHLIGHTS Last month Locky virus infected Maharashtra Mantralaya computers. It encrypted all the files to the Locky type. Private email services have been asked not to be used. After the file-encrypting ‘Locky’ virus infected computers at the Mantralaya (the secretariat) recently, Maharashtra government has banned use of private email accounts by the staff for official […]

  • COMPUTERS
    Singapore Blocking Internet Access on Government Computers

    Singapore confirmed Wednesday it would cut off Internet access for government work stations within a year for security reasons, a surprise move in one of the world’s most wired countries. The decision will not disrupt government operations, the Infocomm Development Authority (IDA) said after local daily The Straits Times reported that some 100,000 computers would […]

  • NEWS
    Government Unveils Twitter Sewa for Telecom, Postal Sector Complaints

    Government Unveils Twitter Sewa for Telecom, Postal Sector Complaints The government on Tuesday launched a Twitter Sewa service for addressing the complaints and concerns of the common man and other stake-holders in the telecom and postal sectors. The initiative was launched by Minister of State for Communications (Independent Charge) Manoj Sinha. The Twitter Sewa handle […]

  • ALL DEALS
    Government Serious About Curbing Rising Cybercrime: Rijiju

    At a time when cyber-attacks are growing and cyber criminals are targeting organisations, we must not compromise when it comes to security, Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiran Rijiju said on Friday. The Union Home Ministry is always open to incorporate ideas and suggestions from various stakeholders, he added, inaugurating the ninth annual […]

  • COMPUTERS
    Government Unveils Digital Literacy Drive in Rural India at Budget 2016

    The government would soon launch two novel schemes to spread digital literacy in rural India for deriving greater benefit from demographic advantage, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said in New Delhi on Monday. “We now plan to launch a new digital literacy mission scheme for rural India to cover six-crore additional households within the next three […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Government Invites Merchant Bankers For Hudco Stake Sale

    New Delhi: Government has invited applications from merchant bankers to assist in carrying out the proposed disinvestment of Housing and Urban Development Corporation (Hudco). “The government of India is considering to divest 10 per cent paid-up equity capital of Hudco out of its shareholding of 100 per cent in the domestic market through initial public […]

  • COMPUTERS
    Maharashtra Government Bans Use of Private Email Accounts for Employees

    HIGHLIGHTS Last month Locky virus infected Maharashtra Mantralaya computers. It encrypted all the files to the Locky type. Private email services have been asked not to be used. After the file-encrypting ‘Locky’ virus infected computers at the Mantralaya (the secretariat) recently, Maharashtra government has banned use of private email accounts by the staff for official […]