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Salaries of central government employees to rise? Govt plans dearness allowance hike

Dearness allowance is a cost of living adjustment allowance paid to government employees and pensioners. It is a component of salary, and is counted as a fixed percentage of the person's basic salary.

From counting jobs to measuring inflation! India badly needs to solve its statistics problem

India has a huge official data and statistics problem and the problem is only growing bigger by the day.

Challenging times ahead for aviation sector as losses rise

According to ratings agency ICRA, the aggregate loss of the aviation sector is expected to reach Rs 3,600 crore in 2018-19, up from around Rs 2,500 crore in 2017-18.

Commercial vehicle makers in for bumper sale as government increases carrying capacity of trucks

The move, the first in over three decades, will likely to result in greater cost efficiencies for logistic companies as they would be able to ferry more goods per trip.

Govt working on new version of UDAN; 104 airports, heliports to be connected, says Jayant Sinha

So far, 30 state governments/Union Territories have signed MoUs with the Civil Aviation Ministry for participating in UDAN and providing various concessions to the airline operators. 

Thu Jul 19 05:21:03 IST 2018

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