Vice Admiral Karambir Singh appointed as next Navy Chief

New Delhi: Vice Admiral Karambir Singh was appointed as the next chief of naval staff, succeeding Admiral Sunil Lanba who retires on May 30, the defence Ministry said Saturday. Vice Admiral Karambir Singh has been appointed as the next chief of Indian Navy. The government made the selection following a merit-based approach and did not go with the tradition More...

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By Manish Sen On Saturday, March 23rd, 2019
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Justice P C Ghose takes oath as first Lokpal of India

New Delhi: Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose on Saturday took oath as the first Lokpal of India at the Rashtrapati Bhawan after President Ram Nath Kovind appointed him as the first Ombudsman. Justice P C Ghose today More...

By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, March 21st, 2019
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79 Expenditure Observers appointed for Lok Sabha polls in Tamil Nadu

Chennai: The Election Commission has deployed 79 expenditure observers for the April 18 Lok Sabha polls in Tamil Nadu, with three of them for a particular constituency in the city, a senior official said Thursday. Retired More...

By Manish Sen On Tuesday, March 19th, 2019
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Former Supreme Court Judge P C Ghose appointed India’s first Lokpal

New Delhi: Former Supreme Court judge Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose was Tuesday appointed as the country’s first Lokpal, the anti-corruption ombudsman, according to an official communique. Former Supreme Court More...

By Manish Sen On Tuesday, March 19th, 2019
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ADGP Dhoke appointed nodal officer for elections in Punjab

Chandigarh: Additional Director General of Police R N Dhoke has been given charge of the nodal officer in Punjab for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. Additional Director General of Police R N Dhoke has been given More...

By Ila Choudhary On Sunday, March 17th, 2019
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India to post Customs intelligence officers in China to check financial frauds

New Delhi: India has decided to post Customs intelligence officers in China in its effort to check black money, trade-based money laundering and other financial frauds, officials said Sunday. The CBIC will then More...

By Manish Sen On Tuesday, March 12th, 2019
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Dr AK Mohanty appointed BARC director

New Delhi: Dr A K Mohanty, a well-known scientist, has been appointed the new director of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC). Dr A K Mohanty has been appointed the new director of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre More...

By Manish Sen On Monday, March 11th, 2019
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Transgender woman appointed personal secretary to MP’s DSJDW director

Bhopal: Sanjana Singh, a transgender woman, has been appointed the personal secretary (PS) to Krishna Gopal Tiwari, Director, Department of Social Justice and Disabled Welfare (DSJDW), Madhya Pradesh government. Sanjana More...

By Manish Sen On Sunday, March 10th, 2019
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Bhaskar Khulbe re-employed as Secretary to PM for six months

Bhaskar Khulbe has been re-appointed Secretary, PMO. New Delhi: Senior IAS officer Bhaskar Khulbe has been re-employed as Secretary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for six months, beginning April 1, according to More...

By Manish Sen On Sunday, March 10th, 2019
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Sitanshu Kar gets 6-month extension as govt’s chief spokesperson

Sitanshu Ranjan Kar gets 6-month extension as the Principal DG of PIB. New Delhi: Sitanshu Ranjan Kar, who was scheduled to retire on March 31, was Sunday given a six-month extension as principal director general More...