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By Ila Choudhary On Friday, May 31st, 2019

External Affairs Ministry goes to former Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra’s Modi’s surprise addition to the Union Cabinet, former Foreign Secretary Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, was appointed as the External Affairs Minister on Friday. Former More...

By Ila Choudhary On Friday, April 26th, 2019

Finance ministry ratifies 8.65% interest rate on EPF for 2018-19

New Delhi: The Finance Ministry has approved 8.65% rate of interest on Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF) for 2018-19 as decided by retirement fund body EPFO, benefitting more than 6 crore formal sector workers. The More...

By Manish Sen On Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019

HRD ministry seeks EC’s nod to start recruitment process in central varsities; Delhi govt objects

New Delhi: The HRD ministry has sought the Election Commission’s nod to start recruitment process in central universities while the model code of conduct is in effect.HRD ministry has sought the Election Commission’s More...

By Manish Sen On Sunday, March 17th, 2019

CBI arrests two senior IFS officers for bribing ministry official

New Delhi: The CBI has arrested two senior Indian Forest Service  (IFS) officers for allegedly bribing an environment ministry official, officials said Sunday. IFS officer D Gogoi was nabbed Sunday.(Photo Courtesy: More...

By Manish Sen On Wednesday, February 6th, 2019

Air India boss Pradeep Singh Kharola to steer Civil Aviation Ministry as secretary

New Delhi: Air India chief Pradeep Singh Kharola has been appointed Civil Aviation secretary, a year after he came on board the national carrier, as part of a minor top-level bureaucratic reshuffle effected More...

By Manish Sen On Tuesday, February 5th, 2019

No dearth of funds for paying allowances to personnel: Defence Ministry

New Delhi: The Defence Ministry on Tuesday clarified that there was no dearth of funds for paying temporary and permanent duty allowances to Army personnel, adding that adequate funds have already been allocated. Defence More...

By Manish Sen On Monday, February 4th, 2019

Kolkata police-CBI face-off: WB governor submits report to home ministry

Kolkata: West Bengal Governor K N Tripathi has submitted a report to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on the situation that unfolded in the city after a CBI team was allegedly obstructed by the police from questioning More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, January 29th, 2019

Number of sanctions sought to prosecute IPS officers cannot be revealed: Home Ministry

New Delhi: The Home Ministry has refused to disclose the number of sanctions sought from it to prosecute IPS officers since 2014 on the grounds that it was a personal information and has no public interest. Home More...

By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, January 24th, 2019

Defence Ministry sacks five civilian officers over poor performance

New Delhi: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman approved the sacking of five civilian officers of the Defence Ministry over poor performance in the job. Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman gave nod for compulsory More...

By Manish Sen On Friday, January 18th, 2019

Rajasthan medical college implements dress code , Health ministry slams it

Jaipur: Resident doctors, medical staff and undergraduate students of Jaipur’s Sawai Man Singh Medical College will now be required to follow a blue dress code, including donning blazers worth Rs 3000 of the More...