23 Jun 2019
'TMKOC': Disha Vakani might not return; who will replace her?
With her famous role as Dayaben on popular SAB TV series Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah, Disha Vakani became a household name.
03 Jun 2019
Win for gender equality: Zomato announces 26-weeks paid parental leave
Setting a precedent for gender equality, the restaurant search and food delivery service Zomato introduced paid parental leave for men and women for a period of 26 weeks (roughly six months).
04 Aug 2018
World Breastfeeding Week: 5 reasons why babies should be breastfed
Nutritionally, and otherwise, breast milk is the best for babies, and the benefits of breastfeeding are myriad.
22 Jul 2018
Maharashtra-govt employees to get 7th pay panel salaries from Diwali
The Maharashtra government will implement recommendations of the Seventh Pay Commission for its employees from Diwali (falls in November this year), State Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar said.
04 Jul 2018
Maharashtra government's women, widower employees to get six-month childcare leave
To enable better parenting, Maharashtra government has decided to give six months' paid leave to its women and widower employees for childcare.
14 Jun 2018
India among countries having no paid-paternity-leave for new fathers: UNICEF
India and Nigeria, which have high infant populations, are among the 92 countries that don't have national policies in place that ensure new fathers get adequate paid time off with their newborn babies, according to UNICEF's new analysis.
22 Mar 2018
Tax ceiling for gratuity increased to Rs. 20 lakh
The Rajya Sabha today passed the Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill without discussion.
13 Dec 2017
2-years of maternity leave for women employees of Tripura government
Women employees of the Tripura government will now be able to avail 24 months of maternity leave for their first two children, the Left Front ruling party recently announced.
18 May 2017
Maternity Benefits- Centre cuts spending, only firstborns to receive coverage
In changes introduced to the Maternity Benefits Programme (MBP), the Modi government limited the applicability of the Programme from "first two live births" to "firstborns", almost halving the number of beneficiaries.