Category Archives: International

IndianBureaucracy.com tribute to Neerja Bhanot ASHOK Chakra (7 Sept 1963 – 5 Sept 1986)

neerja bhanot, ashok chakra

Neerja Bhanot AC (7 September 1963 – 5 September 1986) was an Indian model and purser for the airline Pan American World Airways who lost her life trying to save passengers on Pan Am Flight 73, which was hijacked by terrorists during a stopover in Karachi, Pakistan, on 5 September 1986. Posthumously, she became the youngest recipient of India’s highest… Read More

Insurance Regulatory Sector | MoU between India and USA

Insurance Regulatory

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) and the Federal Insurance Office, USA.

Impact:The MoU provides a framework for cooperation and coordination, including for the exchange of information… Read More

Republic of Korea and India to cooperate in the field of Railways

India to cooperate in the field of Railways

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has been apprised of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the cooperation between Research Designs and Standards Organisation (RDSO), India and Republic of Korea Railroad Research Institute (KRRI) to strengthen and promote scientific and technical cooperation in the field of railways. … Read More

Morocco and India Air Services Agreement

Morocco and India Air

The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the revised air services agreement to be signed between India and Morocco. After the new Air Services Agreement comes into force, the existing Air Services Agreement of December, 2004 shall stand superseded.

Benefits:

The Air Services Agreement signifies an important landmark… Read More

Ministry of Shipping | IWAI makes India’s 1st Standardized ‘Modern Ship Design’ for Ganga (National Waterway-1)

Inland Waterways Authority of India

Summary: Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) has made public 13 standardised state-of-the-art ship designs suitable for large barge haulage on river Ganga (National Waterway-1).

This marks attaining of a critical milestone in the growth of the country’s Inland Water Transport (IWT) sector as it will help overcome the unique navigation challenges… Read More

Harsh Vardhan releases India’s National Redd+ Strategy

Harsh Vardhan

Reiterating India’s commitment to Paris Agreement on Climate Change, Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan has emphasised that the cooperation and involvement of the tribals,  other forest dwelling people and  the society as a whole, is crucial for the implementation of the REDD+ strategy.  Speaking at the… Read More

IRS Probationers (Customs And Central Excise) call on The President

IRS Probationers

Summary: Probationers of the Indian Revenue Service (Customs And Central Excise) Call on The President

A group of probationers of the 68th batch of the Indian Revenue Service (Customs and Central Excise) called on the President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, today (August 30, 2018) at Rashtrapati Bhavan.

Addressing the probationers, the President … Read More

Ruchi Ghanashyam IFS appointed High Commissioner to the United Kingdom

Ruchi Ghanashyam IFS

Ms Ruchi Ghanashyam IFS (1982), presently Secretary at Headquarters has been appointed as the next High Commissioner of India to the United Kingdom.  Ms Ruchi Ghanashyam has Masters in Psychology from Bhopal University. She is married to A.R. Ghanashyam, who also joined the Indian Foreign Service the same year and is presently posted as High Commissioner… Read More

Satya Tripathi appointed Assistant Secretary-General & Head of New York Office- UNEP

Satya Tripathi

UN Secretary General Antnio Guterres has appointed veteran Indian development economist and UN official Shri Satya S Tripathi as Assistant Secretary-General and Head of the New York Office of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) . Shri Tripathi was previously the Director and Executive Head of the United Nations Office for Reducing Emissions… Read More

India – Singapore sign 2nd Protocol amending CECA

Singapore CECA Signed

India and Singapore  signed the Second Protocol amending the Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (CECA) in New Delhi. The Protocol was signed by  Deputy Chief Negotiators, Shri Rajneesh, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India and Mr. Francis Chong, Senior Director, Ministry of Trade and Industry, Government… Read More

Creation of 2 Joint Secretary level posts in Interpreters’ cadre of MEA

MEA

The Union Cabinet chaired by PM has approved the creation of two posts equivalent to Joint Secretary level in the Interpreters’ cadre of the Ministry of External Affairs. The decision will help in augmenting expertise of the Interpreters’ cadre and help meet the specialized requirements for training of the Interpreters.

This measure would… Read More