Centre increases limit on forest land use in Maoist-hit districts

State governments can now set up public interest projects on upto five hectares of forest land in Maoist-affected districts without seeking permission from Centre instead of two hectare earlier.

SC slams Centre for limiting BPL people per state

The Centre was pulled up for limiting the BPL people in a state to 36% of its population.

UK hints at rethink on cap on Indian professionals

Faced with considerable opposition
from UK companies, PM David Cameron today hinted that the annual cap on recruiting professionals from India and other non-EU countries would be relaxed.

UK defends limit on Indian professionals

UK today
defended its decision to introduce an interim limit on skilled
workers from India and other countries outside the European
Union, despite concerns raised by the Confederation of British
Industry (CBI) and others.

Report limits blame over Manila hostage crisis

Only one of eight government and police officials blamed for last month`s bungled hostage rescue in Manila that left eight Hong Kong tourists dead should face criminal charges.

Zero-alcohol drink-drive limit looms in the UK

Drivers in the UK face a drastic
reduction in the limit of drinks they can consume before
taking to the wheels even as the authorities gear to impose
zero-alcohol limit.

Gratuity limit hike to Rs 10 lakh gets Parl nod

Parliament on Wednesday approved enhancing
the gratuity limit for employees from Rs 3.5 lakh to Rs 10
lakh as also the exemption threshold from income tax on it.