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Indian Employers Can File One Paper For EPF, ESI returns
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Indian Employers Can File One Paper For EPF, ESI returns

Taking another step towards ease of doing business, the Centre will on Thursday launch a common registration facility on e-biz portal enabling employers to avoid filing separate Employees' Provident Fund (EPF) and Employees' State Insurance (ESI) returns. The Labour Ministry has decided to integrate the registration process under five Labour Acts with the e-biz portal of the Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP). The five acts covered in this process include Employees' Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952, Employees' State Insurance Act, 1948, Contract Labour (Regulation & Abolition) Act, 1970 and Building and Other Construction workers (Regulation of Employment & Conditions of Service) Act, 1996. A unified 'ShramSuvidha Portal', launched on October ...
Chinese Company LeEco Will Provide Mid Day Meals To Indian Childrens
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Chinese Company LeEco Will Provide Mid Day Meals To Indian Childrens

In a gesture befitting a socially conscious corporate, LeEco, the internet and technology conglomerate has joined hands with Akshaya Patra to support a mid-day meal for two children for every Le Superphone sold (Le 1s and Le Max) on LeEco Day on February 25, 2016. The initiative is part of a program that helps Akshaya Patra feed over a million children, who have the zeal to learn and the potential to contribute to India's social and economic development. LeEco, which recently entered the Indian market has become consumers' favourite brand in a short span of time. Having created a flurry of industry records with its Le Superphones, the corporate's LeEco Day with its bounty of benefits and offers worth Rs. 8 crores, is touted as one of the largest and most attractive shopping carnivals...
Internet Users Count in India May Reach 50 Crores in 5-8 months
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Internet Users Count in India May Reach 50 Crores in 5-8 months

The number of Internet users in the country is expected to go up to 50 crore, from the present over 40 crore, in next 5-8 months, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said today. "The number of people using Internet has crossed 40 crore in the country at present. I am expecting this number to go up to 50 crore in next 5-8 months. "According to our estimate, out of these, 70 per cent people are going to access Internet through mobile phones," Prasad said here at an Indore Management Association function. About 100 crore people, out of the population of India of nearly 125 crore, have mobile phones, the minister said, adding that every month, 20-35 lakh mobile users are added. "The NDA government, led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, is trying to awaken the efficiency and...
Rahul Yadav back with e-governance startup; Flipkart’s Bansals play angels
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Rahul Yadav back with e-governance startup; Flipkart’s Bansals play angels

Rahul Yadav, the ousted co-founder of Housing.com, is back with his new startup and he is funded by the biggest names in the Indian internet industry—Bansals of Flipkart. Yadav’s new startup – Intelligent Interfaces – is about helping various government departments use internet and technology tools to save cost and expedite service delivery. “We will get our first business from a government department in two weeks,” Yadav told VCCircle. Yadav confirmed that he got seed funding from Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal, co-founders of Flipkart. He said the company is not taking funding from any others at this point in time, dispelling rumours that founders of a few other big ecommerce companies could support Yadav in his new venture. “We do not require so much money now. We will raise more ...