Aadhaar number not a must for EPFO members

Now EPFO's over 5 crore members need not necessarily have Aadhaar numbers to avail the benefits of PF body's schemes as these are excluded from Centre's Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) programme.

LPG subsidy directly in bank accounts from June 1 in 18 districts

The scheme was to be rolled out in 20 districts initially but the launch in Mysore in Karnataka and Mandi in Himachal Pradesh has been put off by a month due to assembly and Parliamentary bypolls, official sources said.