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By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, September 19th, 2019

U’khand HC denies maternity leave to govt employees in case of third child

Nainital: The Uttarakhand High Court has passed an order denying maternity leave to women in government jobs in case of the third child. Representative image. In an order dated September 17, Chief Justice Ramesh More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, September 17th, 2019

CBI sets up special team to trace former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar: Sources

New Delhi: The CBI has set up a special team to trace former Kolkata police commissioner Rajeev Kumar, who is alleged to have “evaded” agency’s notices to appear before it in connection with the More...

By Ila Choudhary On Wednesday, September 11th, 2019

Pramod Kumar Mishra PM’s new Principal Secy, P K Sinha Principal Advisor

New Delhi: Pramod Kumar Mishra has been appointed as the new Principal Secretary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while former Cabinet Secretary Pradeep Kumar Sinha is new Principal Advisor, the government said More...

By Ila Choudhary On Friday, September 6th, 2019

Another IAS officer quits service

Dakshina Kannada (Karnataka): In yet another high-profile resignation by a bureaucrat, Dakshina Kannada Deputy Commissioner S Sasikanth Senthil on Friday quit the civil service saying “it is unethical for More...

By Ila Choudhary On Monday, September 2nd, 2019

Blueberry consumption good for heart: Study

Washington: Eating 150 grams of blueberries daily reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease by up to 15 per cent, claim researchers. Eating one cup of blueberries per day resulted in sustained improvements in vascular More...

By Ila Choudhary On Monday, September 2nd, 2019

UP: Ex-social welfare officer arrested in over Rs 1.50 cr scholarship scam

Hathras: A retired district social welfare officer has been arrested here in connection with a scholarship scam of over Rs 1.50 crore, police said on Monday. Representative image Virendra Pal Singh, who was posted More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, August 6th, 2019

Pak army chief says military will ‘go to any extent’ to support Kashmir cause

Islamabad: Pakistan’s army chief said on Tuesday the country’s military will “go to any extent” to support people in the contested Kashmir region, after arch rival India revoked special status in its portion More...

By Ila Choudhary On Monday, August 5th, 2019

ONGC, IOC get new directors

New Delhi: State-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) and Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) have got two new directors on their respective boards to replace ones superannuating. Rajesh Kumar Srivastava has taken More...

By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, July 25th, 2019

Finance Secretary Subhash Garg seeks VRS after being shifted to Power Ministry

New Delhi: A day after he was shifted from the high-profile Ministry of Finance to the Power Ministry, senior bureaucrat Subhash Chandra Garg on Thursday applied for voluntary retirement from service, sources said. A More...

By Ila Choudhary On Wednesday, July 24th, 2019

Performance of 1.19 lakh Group A, B officers reviewed under premature retirement clause in last 5 years

New Delhi: Performance of over 1.19 lakh Group-A and Group-B officers has been reviewed by the government between 2014 and 2019 in relation to premature retirement clause, Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday. Minister More...