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Medvedev enjoying PM’s duties


September 6th, 2012 - 10:06 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Dmitry Medvedev has said he was enjoying his duties as Russia's prime minister."I suppose my happiness lies in performing the duties that I like. I ... Read more...

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Poetry at the monument in Delhi


June 9th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Against the backdrop of quiet monuments that stand mute witnesses to history, a unique poetry recitation programme will be held in the sylvan surroundings ... Read more...

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‘Introvert’ Chinese lady loses civil service race


May 12th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 12 (IANS) A 27-year-old Chinese woman, who was ranked among the top in a civil service test, was eliminated from the race because she was an "introvert".Huang Hong ... Read more...

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Jamia Millia chief backs women’s quota bill


May 2nd, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Jamia Millia Islamia Vice Chancellor Najeeb Jung Wednesday advocated the passage of the women's reservation bill to empower the poor and ordinary Indian women.Giving the ... Read more...

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Anganwadi workers’ pay may go up again


April 24th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The Planning Commission is thinking of raising the remuneration of Anganwadi workers, who currently earn Rs.3,000 a month."We need to dignify the ICDS (Integrated Child ... Read more...

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No witch hunt, take bold decisions: PM to bureaucrats (Lead)


April 21st, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Asking civil servants to take bold decisions, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said the government would not indulge in "witch hunting" against them in ... Read more...

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No witch hunt, PM assures civil servants


April 21st, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Asking civil servants to take bold decisions, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said the government would not indulge in "witch hunting" against them in ... Read more...

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Israel minister sells luxury apartment after public outcry


March 21st, 2012 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, March 21 (IANS) Israeli Defence Minister and former prime minister Ehud Barak has sold his luxury apartment in an effort to deflect public criticism of what was perceived ... Read more...

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Fox forces man into handing over dinner


March 8th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 8 (IANS) A wily red fox in Britain cornered a man and forced him into handing over his dinner, The Telegraph reported Thursday.Seb Baker, 29, was attacked by ... Read more...

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Himachal civil servants can now opt for early retirement


February 29th, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 29 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Wednesday paved the way for its civil servants to take early retirement."Service rules have been amended so that unproductive administrative, police and forestry services ... Read more...

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Japan to cut civil servant’s pay by 7.8 percent


February 19th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Feb 19 (IANS) The salaries of Japanese government employees will be cut by 7.8 percent for two years from the 2012 fiscal year, a media report said Sunday.According to ... Read more...

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Chinese feel moral standards must for society


January 26th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 26 (IANS) A study in China has found over 85 percent of the people advocating moral standards as a must for society.Conducted by the China Youth Daily Social ... Read more...

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Mario Miranda, Bhupen Hazarika in Padma honours list (Roundup)


January 25th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) India's highest civilian awards, the Padma awards, would be conferred on 110 eminent people, including the late Bhupen Hazarika and cartoonist Mario Miranda, showbiz ... Read more...

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Indonesian arrested for not believing in god


January 22nd, 2012 - 10:28 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Jan 22 (IANS/AKI) A 30-year-old Indonesian civil servant has been arrested on charges of blasphemy after he created a Facebook page that said he did not believe in ... Read more...

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A Pakistani official who re-appointed himself


December 22nd, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 22 (IANS) A top official has "just made history" by re-appointing himself for three more years, a Pakistani daily said Thursday, terming this "preposterous".Sadat Anwar Kambrani, chairman of ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

In Chinese province, officials to be judged by performance


December 7th, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 7 (IANS) Achieving a civil servant's position in China has literally meant a sort of guarantee of a lifelong employment in government office. But now things aren't likely ... Read more...

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1.3mn Chinese to compete for 18,000 government jobs


November 26th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 26 (IANS) As many as 1.3 million people in China are all set to contest for 18,000 civil servant posts over Saturday and Sunday, the official Xinhua news ... Read more...

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Civil servants in China to get ethics training


November 3rd, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 3 (IANS) China will launch an ethics training campaign for the country's civil servants over next five years that will focus on training senior officials and civil servants ... Read more...

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Prescriptions from enfant terrible of infrastructure policy (IANS Book Review)


October 31st, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Book: "Infrastructure at the Crossroads: The Challenge of Governance (OUP)"; Author: Gajendra Haldea; Publisher: Oxford University Press; Pages: 232; Price: Rs.575 If a man's impact is judged by the number of his ... Read more...

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Shaan’s tryst with acting! (Movie Snippets)


October 26th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) Singer Shaan showcased his acting skills when he donned different get-ups to represent some popular characters from Hindi movies at the 2nd Chevrolet Global Indian ... Read more...

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Egypt amends law to tackle discrimination


October 16th, 2011 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Oct 15 (IANS) The Egyptian Supreme Council of Armed Forces (SCAF) ratified Saturday an amendment to the criminal law to tackle discrimination among the Egyptians as tension between the ... Read more...

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Disappointed, say Kashmiris to interlocutors’ report


October 15th, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 15 (IANS) Meaningful autonomy, speedy development and a massive economic package...central interlocutors may have suggested all this as a balm for insurgency-hit Jammu and Kashmir, but common ... Read more...

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Kashmir interlocutors submit report, focus on ‘meaningful autonomy’ (Round-up)


October 12th, 2011 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Jammu/Srinagar, Oct 12 (IANS) Advocating "meaningful autonomy" and speedy development, the three interlocutors on Jammu and Kashmir Wednesday submitted their report to Home Minister P. Chidambaram that outlines ... Read more...

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Jammu hopes for fair deal in interlocutors’ report


October 12th, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 12 (IANS) People across Jammu Wednesday said they hoped for a "fair deal" in the report submitted by the three interlocutors appointed by the central government to ... Read more...

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Kashmir interlocutors submit report, focus on development


October 12th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Advocating "meaningful autonomy" and speedy development, the three interlocutors on Jammu and Kashmir submitted their report to Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday, a year ... Read more...

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Former Bhopal MP commits suicide


October 6th, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Oct 6 (IANS) Sushil Chandra Verma, former MP from Bhopal, attempted suicide by jumping from a building here Thursday, police said. He later succumbed to his injuries in hospital."He ... Read more...

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Greek riot police clash with demonstrators during nationwide strike


October 6th, 2011 - 2:23 am ICT by BNO News
ATHENS (BNO NEWS) -- Greek riot police clashed with protesters in central Athens on Wednesday during a nationwide strike over the government's austerity measures, local media reported.According to reports, police forces used ... Read more...

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Greece to lay off more than 27,000 state workers


October 4th, 2011 - 1:26 am ICT by BNO News
ATHENS, GREECE (BNO NEWS) -- Greece has announced it will be cutting the jobs of more than 27,000 civil servant employees by the end of the year as part of its cost-cutting ... Read more...

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Gandhi confidant Pulok Chatterjee joins PMO


October 3rd, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) With the UPA reeling under a host of crises, Pulok Chatterjee, a confidant of Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, Monday joined the Prime Minister's Office ... Read more...

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When poll panel chief talked Beatles, bands


September 22nd, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) It's seldom the chief election commissioner of India gets discussing literature and music, but at the book launch of civil servant Vivek Atray's "Move on ... Read more...

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Anita Desai’s new characters search for wholeness (IANS Book Review)


September 19th, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Book: "The Artist of Disappearance"; Author: Anita Desai; Publisher: Random House India; Price: Rs 350; Pages: 176At the age of 74, Anita Desai's prose and storytelling seem to have arrived at ... Read more...

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More homes of corrupt officials to be seized: Nitish


September 14th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 14 (IANS) Writing in his blog for the first time since returning to power, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has warned corrupt officials that their property would be ... Read more...

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Bihar opens school in tainted officer’s seized house


September 8th, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 8 (IANS) History was made Thursday when the Bihar government fulfilled its promise of opening a primary school in the confiscated Patna property of a high-ranking civil servant ... Read more...

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Woman killed, cops hunt for rapist civil servant


August 29th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 29 (IANS) An elderly woman was found murdered by police staff who went to return her handbag they discovered in a bin. Police are now looking for a ... Read more...

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P.C. Alexander: One who couldn’t be India’s president (Obituary)


August 10th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) P.C. Alexander, who died in Chennai Wednesday, was a trusted and an all powerful aide of prime minister Indira Gandhi who turned bitter after ... Read more...

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