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To meet the statutory payout rate exempted PF trusts can take money from their reserves

fund organizationThe Employees Provident Fund Organization or EPFO will very soon free two thousand seven hundred exempted trusts to use their reserves for paying out the statutory rate.

This move will be taken by the body to give benefits to the trusts. Samirendra Chatterjee, the Central Provident Fund Commissioner (CPFO) gave these facts.

Mumbai Airport escaped a major accident

mumbai airportMumbai Airport could avert a major accident when a wing of a Jet Airways plane thrashed the tail of a Kingfisher carrier. The incident took place on Saturday at five minutes past two am in the morning.

However there were no passengers in the Kingfisher plane but the Jet Airways was carrying one hundred and twenty two passengers in its tummy. Thank God no injuries had been reported so far.

Ten Games projects looked into by CVC

central vigilance commissionTen projects in the capital city is being closely inspected by the Central Vigilance Commission or CVC. These ten projects were part of the many projects that were executed in a rush to be completed and ready for use before the Commonwealth Games that Delhi hosted recently.

Government has announced that it will grant job visas only to highly skilled foreigners

employment visaThe government is showing leniency in the employment visa rules and allowing Indian companies to employ foreigners on their firms, if required.  

However there are restrictions imposed by the government on the minimum salary scale for appointed foreigners to make sure only skilled techies come to India and not cheap labors.   

Sudhanshu Mittal says he is being made a political scapegoat

sudhanshu mittalBJP leader and businessman Sudhanshu Mittal has denied corruption charges and claimed that he is being made a political scapegoat in the investigations into corruption in the recently concluded Commonwealth Games in Delhi. He made the comments after his premises were raided by tax officials.

Provisional DDA report impeaches Emaar –MGF

jaipal reddyMr. Jaipal Reddy, the Urban development minister will be taking action against the builders of the Commonwealth Games Village, called Emaar-MGF, that received criticism from all quarters before the game. There were allegations that the builders have violated the sanction plan and agreement on the development of the project.

Central Branch of Intelligence to investigate the corrupt activities of the games

common wealth gamesTwenty cases of specific allegations will be investigated by the Central Branch of Intelligence. The CBI has entered the scenario to probe in to the alleged cases of corruption related to the Common Wealth Games