Last time government raised retirement age of central government employees was in 1998
In the poll year, the central government employees may get a pleasant surprise of an increase in their retirement age to 62 years from 60 years at present.
The Cabinet is likely to consider a proposal to this effect later today.
Uttar Pradesh cabinet today decided to purchase sugar for public distribution system (PDS) from the state cooperative sugar mills
Diesel prices, reduced by Rs 3.37 per litre on Sunday, would henceforth be exposed to the volatility in global crude oil prices