President Appoints Justice T. S. Thakur as the new Chief Justice of India

In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (2) of article 124 of the Constitution of India, the President is pleased to appoint Justice Tirath Singh Thakur, Judge of the Supreme Court, to be the Chief Justice of India with effect from 3rd December, 2015.

Born on 4th January, 1952, he was enrolled as a Pleader in October, 1972 and joined the Chamber of his father… Read More

Kanwar Singh Appointed Director (Civil), SJVN

Shri Kanwar Singh has been appointed Director (Civil) of public sector SJVN Limited by Govt. of India. Prior to joining SJVN, Shri Singh was Executive Director (Contracts and Arbitration) Division of NHPC Limited. He has over 33 years of experience in Hydro sector. He joined NHPC in 1982 as Trainee Engineer, worked in various positions and rose to the… Read More

Skills linked Entrepreneurship to be the Key for development : Rudy

Addressing a gathering of young entrepreneurs and representatives from the Industry and Start up ecosystem, the Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, shri Rajiv Pratap Rudy highlighted the significance of linking skills with entrepreneurship to enable a constructive framework bridging the existing gap… Read More

India’s government employees need a real HR department


Soon after coming to power in 1984, Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi changed the education ministry’s bland name to the Ministry of Human Resource Development, in an apparent recognition of the importance of nurturing talent beyond the simple goal of bookish education.

The ministry seems to have changed little except in name: most of its programmes are related… Read More

HRD Minister Addresses Leaders’ Forum at 38th Session of UNESCO Gen-Conference

While addressing The Leaders’ Forum on an official visit to UNESCO Headquarters at Paris the Minister of Human Resource Development Smt Smriti Irani affirmed India’s solidarity with the people and Government of France in the wake of the recent terror attacks in Paris. Later in the day and on behalf of the people of India, she placed a wreath at the Bataclan… Read More

Extension of Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and Systems Project

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval to the proposal of the Ministry of Home Affairs for a major revamp of the Crime and Criminals Tracking Network and Systems (CCTNS) Project and has decided to implement Integrated Criminal Justice System (ICJS) by integrating CCTNS with E-Courts.… Read More

Milipol 2015: Thales unveils new HD zoom lens for Security Services

With State security increasingly under threat, protection and surveillance missions require highly capable optronics solutions offering the same levels of performance as military systems. As the European leader in optronic equipment, Thales draws on its extensive experience in the defence sector to propose a range of products tailored to the requirements… Read More

President confers National Awards for Excellence in Journalism

The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee said that prestigious awards were public recognition of talent, merit and hardwork by peers and leaders in the profession. Such awards should be cherished and valued by those who receive them.  As proud Indians, we must have confidence in the idea of India and the values and principles enshrined in our Constitution. … Read More

Social Innovation is not possible without Social Harmony: Vice President

The Vice President of India, Shri M. Hamid Ansari has said that Social Innovation is not possible without Social Harmony. He was addressing the inaugural session of 3rd National Seminar on Social Innovation in Pune, organized by the Pune International Centre (PIC) which was attended by the Governor of Maharashtra, Shri C. Vidyasagar Rao, Guardian Minister… Read More

Modi govt planning ‘reforms’ booster doze for the Indian economy

Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Indian government is coming up with a fresh round of reforms. After announcing a slew of reforms including the renewed Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) policy, the Modi government is going to announce new bankruptcy law, subsidy rules, monetary policy, single-window for multi-stoery buildings, among others.

Reportedly,… Read More

India Signs MoUs with six countries in the International Civil Aviation Negotiations

ICAN (International Civil Aviation Negotiations),2015 was held in Antalya, Turkey .  The Conference was attended by 106 countries out of ICAO membership of 191 countries

  1. The Indian delegation representing Ministry of Civil Aviation participated in the Conference and negotiated with the delegations from 11 countries. During these negotiations,“Memorandum
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