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By Ila Choudhary On Sunday, January 28th, 2018

Mosquitoes remember human smells, but also swats: study

New York: Your grandmother’s insistence that you receive more bug bites because you are ‘sweeter’ may not be that far-fetched as a study claims that mosquitoes can rapidly learn and remember the More...

By Manisha Sen On Sunday, December 17th, 2017

Smita Nagaraj takes over as UPSC member

New Delhi: Senior IAS officer Smita Nagaraj took over as member of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), that conducts civil services examination to select country’s bureaucrats.Smita Nagaraj today took More...

By Ila Choudhary On Saturday, November 4th, 2017

Shamika Ravi to be appointed as member of PM economic panel

New Delhi: Shamika Ravi, a senior fellow at Brookings India, would be appointed as part-time member of the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM), a senior government official said. Shamika Ravi More...

By Ila Choudhary On Sunday, October 29th, 2017

Note ban hit poor but they forgave Modi: Ex-planning comm member

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s note ban hit the poor but they forgave him because they believed he was on their side and the move was aimed against “filthy rich people”, says former More...

By Ila Choudhary On Saturday, October 28th, 2017

Member of Punjab SC Commission arrested for accepting bribe

Chandigarh: A member of the Punjab State Scheduled Caste Commission was arrested “red handed” while accepting a bribe of Rs 50,000 by sleuths of the state vigilance bureau.Member of Punjab SC Commission More...

By Manish Sen On Friday, October 20th, 2017

MSRTC strike: Staff members tonsure head in protest

Mumbai: Some staff members of the Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) on Friday tonsured their heads on the fourth day of the indefinite strike in the state demanding implementation of 7th pay commission. Some More...

By Ila Choudhary On Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

Govt appoints two new Railway Board members

New Delhi, Oct 11 (PTI) The government today appointed M K Gupta and D K Gayen as the two new members in the Railway Board.M K Gupta has been appointed as Railway Board member. The Appointments Committee of the More...

By Manisha Sen On Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

UPSC member Chhatar Singh resigns

New Delhi: UPSC member Chhatar Singh has resigned, over three months after he was questioned by the CBI in connection with alleged irregularities in the allotment of 14 industrial plots in Haryana’s Panchkula.UPSC More...

By Manish Sen On Friday, July 14th, 2017

4 new members appointed in CBEC

New Delhi: Senior bureaucrat John Joseph and three other officials have been appointed as members in the Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC). Vanaja N Sarna Chairperson of CBEC, the nodal national agency More...

By Manisha Sen On Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

Guj-based educationist Manoj Soni takes over as UPSC member

New Delhi: Gujarat-based educationist Manoj Soni today took charge as a member in the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), that conducts recruitment exams to select country’s top bureaucrats. Gujarat-based More...