Pradeep Kasni submits report on Millennium City land deal

Pradeep Kasni Senior IAS officer and commissioner of Gurgaon has sent his report on Millennium City land deal to State Chief Secretary P K Gupta. According to sources, the report shed light on how government land worth crores in Harsaru village, which has almost become a part of the Gurgaon urban conglomerate, was illegally transferred to private companies… Read More

Chandra Bhushan Kumar is the new Chief Electoral Officer of Delhi

Chandra Bhushan Kumar, IAS 1985 batch AGMUT cadre, is appointed as Chief Electoral Officer(CEO), Delhi. He replaces Mr. Vijay Kumar Dev who is now the new Adviser to the UT Administrator, Chandigarh.
Previously, Mr. Kumar was the Chief Electoral Officer of Arunachal Pradesh.… Read More

Vijay K. Dev appointed Adviser to the Administrator Chandigarh UT

Vijay Kumar Dev, 1987 batch IAS of AGMUT cadre, is appointed as the new Adviser to the Administrator of the Union Territory of Chandigarh with immediate effect. He is replacing Shri K. K. Sharma, 1983 batch IAS officer of the same cadre. Presently, Mr. Dev is the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), Delhi.… Read More

Dr. Shakuntala Devi empanelled for Joint Secretary in GoI

Dr. Shakuntala Devi (ICAS) currently serving as Chief Controller of Accounts in the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, New Delhi, has been empanelled for the posts of Joint Secretary or equivalent. Dr Devi is 1989 batch officer of Indian Civil Accounts Service (ICAS). wishes the very best.… Read More

Children Caught in Crossfire – Schools to be Zones of Peace in Jharkhand

Ranchi, Jharkhand: Speaking at the roundtable organised during the screening of Save the Children’s movie ‘Caught in Crossfire’, which depicts the dire situation of children living in conflict areas, experts from government, civil society and media called for declaring schools in naxal-affected districts of Jharkhand as ‘Zones of Peace’.… Read More

B N Prasad promoted as Director DONER

Shri B N Prasad, serving as Deputy Secretary – M/o Development of North Eastern Region (DONER), Vigyan Bhawan Annex, New Delhi, is now promoted as Director DONER as per order dated Nov. 10, 2014. He is responsible for NLCPR Projects for the states of Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland and Meghalaya. wishes you all the success in your new role.… Read More

Farida Naik promoted as Director Mines

Mrs. Farida M Naik, serving as Deputy Secretary – Ministry of Mines, CGO New Delhi, is now promoted as Director Mines as per order dated Nov. 10, 2014. Mrs. Naik is part of Metal-IV team overlooking the operations of 3 Centres of Excellence set up for research in specialised areas, namely;
National Institute of Rock Mechanics (NIRM), Kolar Gold Fields… Read More

Air Marshal B Suresh Takes Over as Senior Air Staff Officer Western Air Command of IAF

Air Marshal B Suresh (AVSM, Vayusena Medal) takes over as Senior Air Staff Officer of the Western Air Command of the Indian Air Force.

He is a graduate of the ‘Rashtriya Indian Military College’, Dehradun, and the ‘National Defence Academy’ Khadakwasla. He was commissioned as a fighter pilot in the Indian Air Force on 13 Dec 1980.

He is a meritorious … Read More

Lt Gen BK Chopra appointed DG AFMS

Lt Gen BK Chopra, Senior Colonel Commandant of Army Medical Corps assumed the appointment of Director General Armed Forces Medical Services.

Lt Gen Chopra is a graduate of Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi Memorial Medical College Kanpur and did his post-graduation in Surgery and Orthopaedics. He was commissioned in the Army Medical Corps in 1977 and has held various… Read More

‘Make in India’ will give boost to defence manufacturing: HAL CMD


The ‘Make in India’ concept in the defence sector has potential to raise defence manufacturing in the country from its present 30 per cent to 70 per cent in the next few years. “This could be achieved by making India a hub of maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) business, by investing in research and technology processes and by focusing on development… Read More

Chinese crackers banned this Diwali


Fancy Chinese fireworks will not be up for grabs for customers this Diwali as the government for the first time is enforcing guidelines of the Explosives Act, 2008, according to which possession and sale of foreign-made explosives is a punishable act. Most of these fireworks are smuggled into the country through container route.

In order to ensure that such… Read More

I am going to make an India of your dreams- PM’s address at Madison Square

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today exhorted Indians to join in the development effort as a mass movement. “I am going to make an India of your dreams,” the Prime Minister said as he exhorted the Indian American community to join in the development effort for India. He was addressing the Indian diaspora at a historic event at Madison Square… Read More