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Haryana government shifts 11 IPS officers

Govt of Haryana

The Haryana government Friday issued posting and transfer orders of 11 Indian Police Service (IPS) officers and one Haryana Police Service (HPS) officer with immediate effect.

IPS officer Bharti Arora, joint commissioner of police, Faridabad, has been appointed new joint commissioner of police (JCP) for Gurgaon, an official said Friday.

A.K. Dhul, director… Read More

Govt to infuse 6,990 cr into nine public sector banks

The government has decided to infuse Rs.6,990 crore in nine public sector banks (PSBs) soon, out of the current year’s budget, for which orders are being issued, an official statement said Saturday.

The banks that will be the beneficiaries of the infusion are: State Bank of India, Rs.2,970 crore; Bank of Baroda, Rs.1,260 crore; Punjab National Bank,… Read More

PM announces constitution of three sub-groups within NITI Aayog, asks all states to set up two task forces

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, has announced that the NITI Aayog would constitute three sub groups: of Chief Ministers on the following themes:

• Sub-group to study the 66 Centrally Sponsored Schemes and recommend which to continue, which to transfer to states, and which to cut down.
• Sub-group to recommend how NITI Aayog can promote skill development… Read More

Dr.M.O. Garg assumes charge as DG of CSIR

Director, CSIR-Indian Institute of Petroleum (CSIR-IIP), Dehradun, Dr. M.O. Garg, has assumed charge as the Director General of the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR). Dr. Garg, an outstanding chemical engineer, has contributed significantly in bringing together CSIR and the petroleum industry with a focus on indigenization of … Read More

HAL Bags Rs. 1090 crore contract for supplying 14 Do-228 Aircraft to IAF

HAL has bagged a major Defence contract for supplying 14 Do-228 aircraft produced by HAL to the Indian Air Force. “Apart from these aircraft, the contract valued at around Rs. 1090 crores includes six reserve engines, one flight simulator and associated equipment”, says Mr. T. Suvarna Raju, Chairman, HAL. “This also reflects the trust of the Defence… Read More

L.C. Goyal assumes office as new Home Secretary

Senior IAS officer L.C. Goyal Thursday took over as the new union home secretary replacing Anil Goswami who was removed Wednesday.

Goyal, a 1979 batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer of the Kerala cadre, is the former rural development secretary.

He earlier served as joint secretary for internal security in the home ministry from 2002 to 2007.… Read More

Justice Vineet Saran transferred to the Karnataka High Court

The President, after consultation with the Chief Justice of India,has transferred Justice Vineet Saran, Judge of the Allahabad High Court, as a Judge of the Karnataka High Court and to direct him to assume charge of his office in the Karnataka High Court on or before 18th February, 2015.… Read More

Vandana Kumari Jena gets additional charge of Rural Department

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the assignment of additional charge of the post of Secretary, Department of Rural Development to Ms. Vandana Kumari Jena, IAS (OR:79), Secretary, Department of Land Resources, Ministry of Rural Development for a period of three months with immediate effect or until further orders, whichever is earlier.… Read More

Ajay Shukla takes Charge as New Member Traffic, Railway Board

Ajay Shukla  has taken the charge as the new Member Traffic, Railway Board. It is in addition to his own duties as Additional Member (Commercial) Railway Board. Shukla is a senior officer of 1979 batch of Indian Railway Traffic Service.

He has rich and varied experience of working on several important posts in the Indian Railways, like Chief Passenger Traffic… Read More

S Kishore tenure extended

Extension of central deputation tenure of S. Kishore, IAS (WB:89), Development Commissioner, Andhra Pradesh Industrial Infrastructure Corporation Limited at Achutapuram, Vishakhapatnam for a period from March 11, 2014 to December 31, 2014… Read More

SC allows Murugesan to continue in CBI

Velusamy Murugesan will continue in CBI till the apex Court allows his repatriation.

The Department of Personnel and Training, was forced to follow the Supreme Court directions of May 8, 2013 and withdraw its order of May 12, 2014 regarding premature repatriation of Murugesan, IPS (UK:1997), DIG CBI.… Read More