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Assam Rifles gets new chief


August 24th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The government Friday appointed Lt. Gen. Ranbir Singh, currently posted with the country's Strategic Forces Command, as the next director general of Assam Rifles, a ... Read more...

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Belgium to help India modernise railway stations


August 2nd, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Indian Railways Thursday signed an agreement with Belgium to modernise and make some of the country's railway stations world class, said an official statement."Indian and ... Read more...

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Rajamony takes over as president’s press secretary


August 2nd, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Venu Rajamony, an Indian Foreign Service officer, who has served in Indian missions in Beijing, Washington and Geneva, Thursday assumed charge as the press ... Read more...

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Dayal is Maharashtra’s new police chief


July 31st, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Sanjeev Dayal, a 1977-batch IPS officer took over Tuesday as the new director general of police of Maharashtra from his predecessor K. Subramanyam, who has ... Read more...

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Delhi cop arrested for cheating woman


July 30th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) A 34-year-old Delhi Police constable was arrested here for cheating a widow whom he married to allegedly extract the compensation amount which she had got ... Read more...

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Eight IAS officials transferred in UP


July 20th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 19 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government transferred eight senior Indian Administrative Service (IAS) late Thursday, including two divisional commissioners.According to the appointments department, K. Ravindra Nayak, divisional commissioner ... Read more...

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Congress complains to Bengal governor about law and order


July 17th, 2012 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 16 (I ANS) In a snub towards alliance partner Trinamool Congress, Congress leaders in West Bengal Monday submitted a memorandum to Governor M.K. Narayanan expressing concern over the alleged ... Read more...

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More smart Indians opting to be space scientists: ISRO


July 15th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore (Karnataka), July 15 (IANS) More and more smart graduates and research scholars across India are opting for an exciting career in space science, as evident from thousands of ... Read more...

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Passport offices manpower increase mooted, says official


June 23rd, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Additional Secretary in the Ministry of External Affairs B.K. Gupta said Saturday that manpower issues in passport offices were on the government's agenda."In 1992, we ... Read more...

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IPS officers reshuffled in Uttar Pradesh


June 20th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 20 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Wednesday transferred six Indian Police Service (IPS) officials, including the deputy inspector generals (DIG) of Agra and Faizabad and the Special Investigative ... Read more...

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Air India pilots’ strike affects Kozhikode flights


May 10th, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, May 10 (IANS) The Air India pilots' strike, which ran into its third day Thursday, partially hit operations at Kozhikode but flights at two other Kerala airports remained unaffected.An ... Read more...

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Top Delhi Metro official resigns


April 19th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) A top official of the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) overseeing the construction of key Phase-III projects has resigned from his post, it was announced ... Read more...

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Himachal assembly passes Lokayukta bill (Lead)


April 6th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 6 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh assembly Friday passed the Lokayukta bill in the absence of the opposition Congress, with Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal saying it is "more ... Read more...

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Chaudhary new Haryana chief secretary


April 3rd, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 3 (IANS) The Haryana government Tuesday appointed Pradeep Kumar Chaudhary as the state's new chief secretary, an official spokesman said here.Chaudhary replaces Urvashi Gulati, who retired March 31.The ... Read more...

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Jawed Usmani takes over as UP chief secretary


March 23rd, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 23 (IANS) Senior Indian Administrative Service officer Jawed Usmani Friday took over as chief secretary of Uttar Pradesh.The unassuming, 1978-batch officer returned from a central deputation with ... Read more...

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UP abolishes Cabinet Secretary’s post


March 21st, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 21 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government has done away with the Cabinet Secretary's post, put in place by erstwhile chief minister Mayawati.As per a new government order issued ... Read more...

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New Punjab chief secretary, police chief appointed


March 15th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 14 (IANS) The Punjab government Wednesday evening appointed Rakesh Singh, a 1978 batch IAS officer as new chief secretary of the state. Sumedh Singh Saini has been appointed ... Read more...

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Politics of hatred has triumphed in Gujarat: Harsh Mander (A decade since Gujarat riots)


February 26th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) The story of Gujarat is more about the triumph of politics of hatred, symbolised by Chief Minister Narendra Modi, than the development indicators he ... Read more...

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Multi-crore land scam accused continues in Delhi government (IANS Special)


February 12th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) One of the accused in Delhi's multi-crore land scam in 2007, who allegedly allotted plots to fictitious people and sold them at exorbitant rates and ... Read more...

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Industries sagging in Jammu and Kashmir


February 9th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 9 (IANS) Industries in Jammu and Kashmir are showing signs of decline despite the incentives and concessions provided by the central government since 2002.Entrepreneurs and economy watchers say ... Read more...

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Another IAS officer appears before CBI in Jagan case


February 4th, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 4 (IANS) Another senior Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer Saturday appeared before the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the case involving alleged illegal assets of YSR Congress ... Read more...

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Syed Akbaruddin is new spokesperson of India’s Foreign Office (Lead)


December 7th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Syed Akbaruddin, a senior diplomat who has served in key capitals, will be the next spokesperson of India's external affairs ministry.Akbaruddin will succeed Vishnu Prakash, ... Read more...

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Unscrupulous Left workers joining Trinamool: Congress


November 27th, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 27 (IANS) The Congress' West Bengal unit Sunday alleged that several Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) workers have infiltrated the Trinamool Congress to jeopardise the relationship of ... Read more...

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Telecom service cadre asks government for ‘apt’ jobs


November 23rd, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Officers of a specialised telecom service cadre Wednesday alleged that the government was not utilising their high-tech skills and "many of them are just sitting ... Read more...

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CBI questions retired bureaucrat in illegal mining case


November 23rd, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 23 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Wednesday questioned retired bureaucrat K. Prabhakar Reddy in the illegal mining case involving Obulapuram Mining Company (OMC) owned by former ... Read more...

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IAS officer appears before CBI in mining case


November 20th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 20 (IANS) Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer M.G.V.K. Bhanu Sunday appeared before the CBI in connection with an illegal mining case involving the Obulapuram Mining Company (OMC) of ... Read more...

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Noida gets second CEO in two days


November 2nd, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 2 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh's Noida got its second chief executive officer (CEO) in two days, with the state government Wednesday reversing its decision of re-intalling a previous ... Read more...

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Cabinet clears position of Prasar Bharati employees


November 1st, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) The union cabinet Tuesday approved amendment to the Prasar Bharati (Broadcasting Corporation of India) Amendment Bill, 2010, making it clear that employees recruited between ... Read more...

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Army colonel in dock over cash, pistol in luggage


October 10th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) A colonel of the Indian Army, deputed to a paramilitary force and posted in the northeast, has landed in the dock after a pistol and ... Read more...

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A ‘watershed’ project for uplift of villagers (Feature)


October 9th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Oct 9 (IANS) An integrated approach in a Rs.365-crore project funded by the World Bank appears to have worked wonders in some 600 villages in the hills of Himachal ... Read more...

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Anil Kaushik is new Punjab top cop


September 30th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 30 (IANS) Anil Kaushik, a 1975-batch Indian Police Service (IPS) officer, Friday took over as the Director General of Police (DGP) in Punjab.Kaushik replaces Paramjit Singh Gill who ... Read more...

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Bangladesh jails 3,036 border guards for 2009 mutiny


September 12th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 12 (IANS) A special court in Dhaka Monday sentenced to jail 182 border guards for their involvement in the February 2009 mutiny, bringing the total of convicted troopers ... Read more...

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Left Front to protest ‘atrocities’ in Bengal


July 7th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 7 (IANS) Alleging that efforts were on to snatch lands tilled by marginal farmers in parts of South 24-Parganas and Bankura districts, West Bengal's main opposition Left Front ... Read more...

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PMO set for a makeover, Sonia confidante may stage comeback


July 1st, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) The Manmohan Singh government seems headed for a major makeover, could also include a bureaucratic shake-up in the Prime Minister's Office (PMO).The changes in ... Read more...

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Tainted IAS officer likely to be held


July 1st, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 1 (IANS) After being suspended by the Bihar government on charges of corruption, Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer K. Senthil Kumar is likely to be arrested, an official ... Read more...

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