The organized sector employees may soon get an option of increasing their take-home salaries by reducing their monthly contribution to the employees’ provident fund (EPF). According to reports, the Social Security Code Bill, 2019, which has been approved by the cabinet and is likely to be tabled in Parliament this week, is likely to allow employees to pay less than the current 12% statutory contribution. However, the employer contribution will stay unchanged at 12%.Notably, it is not yet clear that by what percentage can employees reduce his/her EPF contribution under the new provision.According to current rules, the mandated EPF contribution is 24% of basic pay, which is divided equally between employers and employees. Such contributions are compulsory for all employees who earn more than Rs 15,000 a month and for all employers with at least 20 workers.The move basically aims to boost consumption in a slowing economy by putting more money in people’s hands. However, … [Read more...] about Employees may soon get option to raise take-home pay by reducing EPF contributions
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Those two words are driving people crazy at the moment after an innocent question about a toilet roll caused a massive divide online. So, are you someone who hangs your toilet roll with the paper sitting over the roll – or are you firmly in the opposite camp and let your toilet paper trail down the wall? One social media user shared two photos of her toilet roll in both scenarios to the cleaning and home organisation group Mrs Hinch Made Me Do It and asked which way was correct. The response has been overwhelming, with many feeling passionately about the option they adopt in their own homes. Over … Picture: Facebook / Mrs Hinch Made Me Do ItSource:Instagram … or under. Picture: Facebook / Mrs Hinch Made Me Do ItSource:Facebook RELATED: Simple bedroom task divides Australians RELATED: UK woman lists what Aussies consider bad manners “Definitely the first photo – bad manners to use the other way round,” one person said. “If I see the … [Read more...] about Toilet roll debate: Which way should you hang yours?
JAIPUR: Several theatres here stopped screening Ashutosh Gowariker's 'Panipat' on Monday, amid criticism by Jat groups over the film's portrayal of Bharatpur's Maharaja Surajmal. Jat groups and political leaders, including state ministers, have criticised the portrayal of Maharaja Surajmal and demanded a ban on the film. The state government has also sought a response from film producers over objections to the movie. According to the management at some cinemas, the shows were cancelled in view of growing resentment and protest against the film. The shows were cancelled at several cinema halls, including Raj Mandir, Cinepolis and Inox theatres at Jaipur. "All shows of the film have been cancelled. The 12 noon show had to be cancelled due to a protest. No untoward incident was reported due to police presence," Raj Mandir manager Ashok Tanwar said. "Several cinema halls have discontinued the screening of the film in view of the protest. Cinema halls have to bear the brunt in such a … [Read more...] about Jaipur theatres stop screening ‘Panipat’; Jat community chief seeks ban on film
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Vishnu Unnikrishnan, who shot to fame with his performance in 'Kattappanayile Rithwik Roshan', got engaged to Aishwarya on Sunday. Announcing the engagement through his social media handle Vishnu Unnikrishnan also shared a picture from the ceremony. Vishnu was seen dressed in an off-white embellished kurta and kasavu mundu while his beautiful fiancé Aishwarya was seen decked in a dark green flittering lehenga. The engagement was a private ceremony held in the presence of the duo's family and friends. Vishnu Unnikrishnan's showbiz friends including actors Bibin George and Hareesh Kanaran attended the function. Vishnu entered the showbiz as child artist with 2003 release 'Ente Veedu Appuvinteyum', however the actor rose to fame with 'Kattappanayile Rithwik Roshan' wherein he played the lead for first time. Vishnu scripted the movie along with actor Bibin George. The Nadirshah directorial saw Vishnu essaying the role of Kichu, a young man who dreams of becoming superstar. It is a … [Read more...] about ‘Kattappanayile Rithwik Roshan’ actor Vishnu Unnikrishnan gets engaged