Under the ABRY approved by the Union Cabinet in December last year, the government pays mandatory employees provident fund contributions of workers as well as employers for new recruits for a period of two years.
The focus of opening up in the immediate run, T V Narendran said, should be on economic activities including restarting the supply chains as they are essential for reviving the growth and ensuring livelihoods to the vast majority of the workforce.
Myanmar’s military leader Min Aung Hlaing has left for Russia to take part in an international conference on security, reported state media
The dollar held near multi-month peaks against other major currencies on Monday, after the US Federal Reserve surprised markets last week by signalling it would raise interest rates
The US is preparing additional sanctions against Russia over the alleged poisoning of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan has said
After 500 police officers raided the Apple Daily newsroom in Hong Kong last week to arrest executives and top editors, a Hong-Kong based reporter on Sunday said that the incident has “sent shudders”
A Tibetan scholar arrested on unspecified charges by Chinese authorities in 2019 has still not been brought to trial, and family members are being kept in the dark about his fate, said Tibetan sources
Amid nationwide criticism over Pakistan’s newly introduced federal budget, PDM chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman on Sunday lashed out at the ruling government, terming the country’s budget a ‘pack of lies’
US President Joe Biden would meet Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and its CEO Dr Abdullah Abdullah at the White House on June 25, a presidential spokesperson said.
Japan’s defence minister Nobuo Kishi has urged European nations to have a stronger military involvement in the Indo-Pacific to counter China’s influence in the region