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Conditions Under Which You Can Withdraw From Your Provident Fund Account

Employees’ Provident Fund or EPF is a government-run pension scheme focused on salaried individuals. Currently, investment in EPF fetches interest at the rate of 8.65 per cent. In EPF, a mandatory contribution is deducted from the salary of an employee and contributed towards the provident fund. Employees’ Provident Fund Organization (EPFO), the nodal agency that

Important information for Indian Railways passengers: This facility announced ahead of Diwali

Amid huge demand for trains for going home from passengers ahead of the Diwali festival, Indian Railways has announced special express train between Delhi and Indore. This weekly special train will make a total of eight rounds between the cities. From the national capital, the proposed Indore-Delhi-Indore weekly special express (09302) train will start its

Pay tax, get rewards from the government

NEW DELHI: A cup of tea with the state governor, priority check-in at the airport, passports on priority, dedicated toll lanes, airport lounge access — these are some of the rewards that could be offered to exemplary taxpayers. The government is looking to put in place an incentive programme to reward and recognise honest taxpayers

Petrol, diesel price cut: Happy now? For these companies, Modi govt delivers massive blow

The government’s decision to ask state-owned oil marketing companies (OMCs) to absorb Re 1 cut on petrol/diesel is expected to hit the latter’s marketing margins severely, leading to cumulative losses of close to Rs 7,200 crore over a period of six months, according to industry executives and experts. Senior OMC executives said the decision will

Ayushman Bharat: Why PM Modi wants you to remember this one toll-free phone number

Launching the government’s flagship ‘Ayushman Bharat’ healthcare programme, Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged every citizen of the country to memorise the toll-free helpline number — 14555. Speaking at the launch on Sunday, Modi said the helpline number of Ayushman Bharat should be memorised by one and all. He said people can learn more about the