Government announces Seventh Pay Commission for central employees

NEW DELHI: Ahead of elections, the government on Wednesday announced constitution of the Seventh Pay Commission, which will go into the salaries, allowances and pensions of about 80 lakh of its employees and pensioners. “Prime Minister Manmohan Singh approved the constitution of the 7th Pay Commission. Its recommendations are likely to be implemented

Manmohan leaves for US, to have summit meeting with Obama

[hindu] Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday embarked on a visit to the U.S. to chart a course for “future cooperation” by expanding and deepening bilateral relations in a host of areas, including trade and investment, defence and counter-terrorism. During his week-long visit, Dr. Singh will hold talks with President