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By Ila Choudhary On Saturday, May 5th, 2018

HC directs TN govt to appoint new members in JJBs in 32 dists

Chennai: The Madras High Court has directed the Tamil Nadu government to proceed with the appointment of new members in Juvenile Justice Boards in all 32 districts, based on its new rules in consonance with the More...

By Manish Sen On Thursday, May 3rd, 2018

Ashok Lahiri appointed full-time member of 15th Finance Commission

New Delhi: Former chief economic adviser Ashok Lahiri has been appointed as full-time member of the 15th Finance Commission, according to an order issued by the Personnel Ministry. Former chief economic adviser More...

By Manisha Sen On Monday, April 9th, 2018

Labour Secretary M Sathiyavathy appointed UPSC member

New Delhi: Labour Secretary M Sathiyavathy today took over as a member of Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). Labour Secretary M Sathiyavathy today took over as a member of Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). Senior More...

By Manish Sen On Friday, March 23rd, 2018

CBEC member holds meeting with exporters on GST refunds

New Delhi: In a bid to expedite GST refund clearances to exporters, the Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) today held a meeting with leading industry and export bodies to discuss solutions for clearing the More...

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...