Railways to hike AC class fares by 0.5 per cent from Jun 1

Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu

New Delhi: Fares for first class and AC class in passenger trains besides freight charges will be increased by 0.5 per cent from June 1 as new service tax will come into effect.Railways More...

Govt employees to get passport without NOC

Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar

New Delhi: No Objection Certificate (NOC) is not now a mandatory requirement for government employees to get a passport. Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar To streamline and check More...

HC to hear on Aug 5 a PIL against MHA notification on LG’s powers in appointing bureaucrats

Delhi Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung

New Delhi, May 29 (PTI) The Delhi High Court today said it will hear on August 5 a PIL challenging the Centre’s recent notification giving the Lt Governor absolute powers More...

Anna Roy, Director in the Department of Financial Services, today has been appointed as Joint Secretary in the same department.

Niti Aayog gets two new advisers; 10 new Joint Secretaries appointed including Anna Roy

New Delhi: Alok Kumar and Jitendra Kumar have been appointed as advisers in Niti Aayog for five years as part of a minor bureaucratic reshuffle effected by the government today.Anna More...

Veena Jain appointed as DG (News) of Doordarshan

New Delhi: ADG (News) AIR Veena Jain has been appointed the Director General (News) of Doordarshan. ADG (News) AIR Veena Jain has been made the Director General (News) of Doordarshan. She More...

Modi govt refuses sanction to prosecute high-profile IAS officer Parimal Rai

High-profile IAS officer Parimal Rai

New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government has refused sanction to CBI to prosecute high-profile IAS officer Parimal Rai, who More...

IAS officers’ posters alleging graft demoralising: IAS body

Tamil Nadu Chief Secretary K Gnanadesikan

Chennai: The Tamil Nadu IAS Officers’ Association has condemned the recent display of posters in public with More...

Punjab Finance Minister Parminder Singh Dhindsa Employees allowed to get advance money from their GPF

Chandigarh: Punjab government today allowed its employees to get advance payment from their respective GPF (General...

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar Formalities over, ‘One Rank One Pension’ will be implemented: Parrikar

Pune: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today said his ministry had completed all formalities in respect of...

Ex-servicemen return medals to demand one rank one pension. Ex-wing commander blames FM, bureaucracy for delay in ‘One Rank One Pension’

Pune: Cut up about the Centre’s delay in taking a firm decision on ‘One Rank One...

Chief Statistician T C A Anant gets extension

Chief Statistician of India T C A Anant

New Delhi: The government on Friday has extended the tenure of the Chief Statistician of India (CSI), with concurrent More...

New guidelines for two-year extension in service after 58 years

Chandigarh: Punjab government today issued fresh set of guidelines for two-year extension in service to employees after the age of superannuation...

ED Director Katoch gets another two-month extension

New Delhi: Government Friday extended by another two-month the tenure of senior IAS officer Rajan S Katoch as the Director of..

R K Mathur retires later this month, no announcement yet on defence secretary

Defence Secretary R K Mathur, who is retiring later this month.

New Delhi: The government is yet to announce the replacement of Defence Secretary R K Mathur, who is retiring More...

Traffic cop attacks woman with brick, dismissed and arrested

New Delhi: In a horrific incident of police brutality, a head constable of Delhi Police today hit a woman with a..

Sub Inspector sends resignation for harassment via Whatsapp

Kanpur: In a first, a sub-inspector posted at Kanpur Dehat district has sent his resignation via Whatsapp to a helpline number..
DoPT Secretary Sanjay Kothari

DoPT withholds info on CIC selection

New Delhi: Department for Personnel and Training (DoPT), which is the nodal authority for handling RTI matters, has refused to furnish..
Additional Commissioner of police Alok Kumar was Saturday suspended in connection with an alleged lottery scam.

Lottery scam: Top IPS officer suspended

Bengaluru: A senior IPS officer serving as Additional Commissioner of police was today suspended in connection with an alleged lottery scam...
Detect eye cancer with smartphone.

Smartphone can detect eye cancer: experts

London: The camera on your smartphone can detect a type of eye cancer found in children under the age of five,..