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NITI Aayog rubbishes report of unemployment in India at 45-year high, says its 'not verified'

NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar said that the govt didn't release the report. 

Jan 31, 2019, 19:10 PM IST

Members of National Statistical Commission who quit never expressed concerns, clarifies govt

Two independent members of the NSC -- PC Mohanan and JV Meenakshi -- had on Tuesday tendered their resignation from the prestigious institute over 'disagreement' with the government on some important issues.

Jan 30, 2019, 16:48 PM IST

Govt hikes General Provident Fund interest rate to 8% for October-December quarter

The rate is in line with that for Public Provident Fund.

Oct 16, 2018, 15:46 PM IST

Govt hikes interest on small savings scheme; PPF, NSC to now fetch interest rate of 8%

Interest rates for small savings schemes are notified on a quarterly basis.

Sep 20, 2018, 12:53 PM IST

As FD rates fall, here's where you can invest for higher returns

In the present scenario, where interest rates are following a downward slope, investors dependent on income from traditional financial instruments such as fixed deposits (FDs) don't have much to cheer about.

Aug 15, 2017, 16:26 PM IST

Falling FD rates: Invest in these financial instruments to get attractive returns

In the present scenario, where interest rates are following a downward slope, investors dependent on income from traditional financial instruments such as fixed deposits (FDs) don't have much to cheer about.

Aug 10, 2017, 19:02 PM IST

29 Indian cities and towns highly vulnerable to earthquakes

The NCS has also carried out microzonation of cities like Delhi and Kolkata to study the possible impact of earthquake in these mega cities.

Jul 30, 2017, 16:22 PM IST

Small savings schemes: Interest on PPF, NSC slashed by 0.1% to 7.8% effective July 1

The government on Friday reduced the interest rates on small saving schemes, including National Savings Certificates (NSCs), Public Provident Fund (PPF) and Kisan Vikas Patra (KVP), by 10 basis points.

Jun 30, 2017, 20:04 PM IST

Two Earthquake hit Nepal

Two moderate intensity earthquakes hit Nepal, including the Kathmandu Valley.

Feb 27, 2017, 11:23 AM IST

Govt cuts rates on short-term post office schemes by 0.25%

The government on Tuesday cut rates on short-term post office deposits by 0.25 percent but left long-term instruments such as MIS, PPF, senior citizen and girl child schemes untouched.

Feb 16, 2016, 20:33 PM IST

Interest on PPF, NSC left unchanged; cut by 0.25% on Kisan Vikas Patra, 5-year RD

Government on Tuesday cut interest rates on small savings of 1, 2, 3 year term deposits; Kisan Vikas Patra and 5-year Recurring Deposit by 0.25 percent.

 

Feb 16, 2016, 19:40 PM IST

Supreme Court notice to government on IOA plea opposing National Sports Code

The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to the central government on a plea by the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) challenging the enforcement of the National Sports Code (NSC) which prescribes the age and tenure of its office bearers as well as of the other national sports federations.

Feb 13, 2015, 23:53 PM IST

R-Day parade: NSC praises the grand display by all-women military contingent

As US President Barack Obama attended the annual Republic Day parade as the Chief Guest at Rajpath on Monday, his National Security Council (NSC) took to Twitter to praise the display by the all-wo

Jan 26, 2015, 15:53 PM IST

Obama attends R-Day parade, NSC tweets 'impressive display by all-women military contingent'

As US President Barack Obama attended the annual Republic Day parade as the chief guest at Rajpath on Monday, his National Security Council (NSC) took to Twitter to praise the display by the all-women military contingent.

Jan 26, 2015, 13:07 PM IST

NCP student wing to campaign ahead of Assembly polls

Nationalist Students Congress (NSC), the students wing of NCP, has initiated a statewide campaign for the party ahead of the Assembly elections.

Aug 07, 2014, 23:24 PM IST

China`s NSC draws up security plan in maiden meet

China`s newly established National Security Commission headed by President Xi Jinping held its first meeting, drawing up plans to build an integrated command structure

Apr 16, 2014, 17:46 PM IST

Afghanistan hints at Pakistan link to hotel attack

Afghanistan on Sunday said an attack on a Kabul hotel that left nine civilians dead, including an AFP journalist, was planned "outside the country" in a veiled reference to Pakistan.

Mar 24, 2014, 01:24 AM IST

Ryder and Bracewell`s behaviour under investigation

New Zealand Cricket (NSC) will investigate behaviour of Test squad members Doug Bracewell and Jesse Ryder, who have confirmed spending time in a bar, hours before the start of the ongoing first Test against India.

Feb 08, 2014, 06:34 AM IST

Prez Xi to head China`s first National Security Commission

President Xi Jinping was appointed as the head of China`s first National Security Commission (NSC), further consolidating power in the hands of the country`s most influential leader in two decades.

Jan 24, 2014, 22:49 PM IST

PM to chair meet on security of govt sensitive cyber domains

The National Security Council (NSC) meeting is expected to decide on the steps to be taken to protect the country's cyber architecture and designate organisations to counter such offensives, sources said here.

Jun 27, 2012, 16:43 PM IST