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Govt wants to increase your take-home pay to beat the slump

New Bill gives employees option to reduce their PF contribution, resulting in higher take-home pay.


Dec 09, 2019, 09.54 AM IST



Now, PM-Kisan payments only via Aadhaar-linked bank accounts

Under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-Kisan) Yojana, the central government provides income support of Rs 6,000 per year to all farmer families in the country, paid in instalments of Rs 2,000 every four months. The instalment for the December 2019 to March 2020 will be transferred to Aadhar-authenticated bank accounts at one go this month.

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  • The findings of this report come close on the heels of TikTok suspending an American teen, Feroza Aziz, from its platform for posting a video which slammed China’s treatment of Uighur Muslims. That video would go viral on other digital platforms like Twitter, before Aziz’s account was reinstated.

    Section 272B of the Income Tax Act provides for a levy of Rs 10,000 every time a wrong ID number is quoted.

    India has cemented its position as the second largest market for LinkedIn, the Microsoft-owned professional-networking firm, with a 24% jump in its Indian user base in the past one year, taking the total to over 62 million users, second only to US.

    CBDT issued a notification in August where it stated that if someone without a PAN card quotes their Aadhaar number, then the income tax department will consider this an auto-application for PAN and it will be issued to the individual.

    There are three proposals to connect the IGI and Jewar international airports which are 80-km-apart.

    The group claimed the responsibility for Usman Khan's knife rampage on the streets of London. The news emerged as former schoolmates of the 28-year-old terrorist, who was shot dead by armed police officers, revealed he had been seen preaching under the ISIS flag as a young teenager after he dropped out of school in Stoke-on-Trent in central England.

    According to an official document of the Jal Shakti ministry, which is implementing the ambitious programme of providing tap water connection to every household (‘har ghar nal se jal’) in less than five years, the Aadhaar link will be done for “targeted delivery and monitoring of specific outcomes”.

    Here are the interest rate on home loans charged by the banks under the external benchmark regime. The interest rate is liked to the RBI repo rate. The table given below is applicable to salaried individuals and self-employed persons.

    The neuro science research technique collects data from respondents by brain recordings and facial coding in specialised labs, instead of verbal or emailed responses. It involves respondents, who are paid to sign up for the research, after which they are invited to a Nielsen lab which collects data from them through brain mapping, facial coding and biometrics.

    Ministry of rural development currently revises the unskilled wage rate under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme based on consumer price index for agricultural labour (CPI-AL) every year for all states/UTs. Besides, the wages are calculated using December month index only.

    Stating that she held a very cordial hourlong meeting with the Bangladesh prime minister, Banerjee said: “It was just a courtesy meeting. We discussed a lot of matters regarding bilateral ties. Hope the relationship between both the countries will further flourish in the days to come,” she said after the hour-long meeting."

    The Supreme Court in September last year had upheld the Constitutional validity of Aadhaar, making it a legal proof of identity and address for over 1.2 billion holders.

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