PRODUCTIVITY OF EMPLOYEE
No menopause policy for women employees in government, private sectors
The minister said before taking any decision on the issue of formulation of menopause policy for women employees in government and private sectors, consultations with stakeholders and experts and careful consideration of all aspects of the matter is required.
TCS becomes first Tata company to extend medical cover benefits to LGBT employees
Up to 50% of the cost of sex/gender reassignment surgery wi...
Saudi delivers deeper cuts as OPEC+ oil producers back new pact
Brent oil rose 2 per cent to more than $64 a barrel after the announcement.
Creating an equitable space in the workplace
Tata Steel replaced the term ‘spouse’ with ‘partner’. Partners will now be eligible for medical benefits, insurance coverage, honeymoon package, child-care leave, newborn parent leave, transfer and relocation expenses, domestic travel coverage for new hires, among a host of other benefits permissible under the legal statutes.
Opec’s output cut to have muted impact
A $10 increase in global crude oil prices shaves off India's GDP by up to 30 bps.
Companies make efforts to support employees with disabilities
As the world marks the International Day of Persons with Disabilities on Tuesday, MNCs in India and local cos are moving beyond just setting up infrastructure and lip service to making inroads into championing the cause of disabled employees, by providing leadership opportunities, mentorship and making interventions to help chalk out their career progression.
Bond ETF comes at right time; investors shifting to index-based products globally: Jason Giordano, S&P DJI
Move to generate more participation and grow debt market, says Jason Giordano of S&P DJI.
Do index funds score better than other MF products?
Index fund is quite a popular product in developed markets. But in India, it is still at a nascent stage. That, even when the risk-reward an...
Pakistan's ailing economy gets USD 1.3 billion infusion from ADB
The ADB's quick dispersing special policy-based loan is part of a multi-donor economic reform programme led by the IMF to stabilise Pakistan's economy after a major deterioration in its fiscal position in 2018, according to a statement by the Manila-based regional lender.
More reforms needed to boost jobs, incomes: OECD
Restoring growth to the higher levels needed to provide ample jobs and ease inequality will require accelerating the pace of structural reforms to revive investment and exports.
Bluehost expands in India with full suite of WordPress products
Bluehost offers a variety of hosting packages including shared hosting, virtual private servers, dedicated servers, eCommerce hosting, and managed WordPress packages, such as WP Pro.
Sugar production plunges 53% YoY till Nov: ISMA
In Maharashtra, sugar mills started late in the current season on 22nd November 2019.
About 92,700 BSNL, MTNL employees opt for VRS; firms to save Rs 8,800 crore annually
MTNL Chairman and Managing Director Sunil Kumar said that the PSU too has exceeded the target set for VRS.
Base year depends on global, national economic situation, data availability: Rao Inderjit Singh
As per the United Nations System of National Accounts (UN SNA)-2008, base year of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) series is revised from time to time to better capture structural changes in the economy. The member countries are required to revise the base year of their macro-economic indicators like Gross Domestic Product (GDP).
Growth rate to go up again like earlier: Rao Inderjit Singh
"There is nothing to be worried about it. 4.5 per cent is the second quarter (September quarter) assessment. In the next quarter, we hope that it would go up again," said Singh, who is Minister of State for Statistics, Programme Implementation and Planning, in the Rajya Sabha.
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