Central Industrial Security Force

Dec 16, 2019, 06.43 PM IST



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  • The outcry from industry watchers, analysts and civil society comes amid the draft bill suggesting that the Centre will be empowered to exempt any government agency from the application of the Act and verify social media users. The bill, which was cleared by the Cabinet last week, is likely to be introduced in the Lok Sabha in the next couple of days.

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

    Banks earn 5.15% via the repo window while four-year government bonds are yielding 6.55%.

    The second two-plus-two dialogue between India and the US will take place on December 18 in Washington. The Indian side will be represented by External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said.

    External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will arrive here next week for the second round of '2+2' dialogue with their US counterparts Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defence Secretary Mark Esper on December 18. The inaugural '2+2' Indo-US dialogue was held in New Delhi in September last year.

    Annual retail inflation increased to 5.54% last month, faster than the 4.62% rate in October.

    The pack of PSU stocks has remained largely depressed amid a crippling slowdown.

    Under the new framework, statutory auditors, in verifying whether an NPA has been correctly identified by the bank, should not confine to the objective tests laid down but “display a greater degree of scepticism and independence” in scrutinising banks’ exposure to big borrowers.

    At present, India has as many as 17 national-level geospatial policies and rules (four in draft stage) under six ministries/departments. There are no clear guidelines on data sharing between various ministries and their departments. When a department gathers data for its own use, it doesn’t share the information with another arm of the government.

    From Washington through European capitals to Moscow, Beijing and Tokyo, the world is taking a more relaxed view of Pakistan. At the same time, the view about India is taking a beating. Apart from major powers and the developed economies, almost all of India’s neighbours are also willing to carry on business as usual with Pakistan. Why?

    In a unique ceremony, Hina, Kite, Jelly, Jessy, Lucy, Lovely and the lone male dog Veer were accorded a warm send off by the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) after they completed their varied tenures in securing the Delhi Metro against various threats and nefarious activities.

    The industrial relations code is the third of four labour codes that have got approval from the Cabinet. The Bill consolidates essential elements of three laws—the Trade Unions Act, 1926, the Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Act, 1946, and the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947—helping improve ease of doing business.

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