Need for policies and guidelines for diabetes management in PSE’s

Dr APJ Abdul Kalam inaugurated the 2nd National NCD Summit on 18th July,2014 organized by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and Eli Lilly and Company with IMS Health as the exclusive knowledge partners.

“Rapid economic development in Asian countries, particularly India has led to a shift in health problems from communicable diseases to non-communicable… Read More

Jaitley Clears Rs 34,260 Crore Military Deals at One Stroke

Two months after Narendra Modi took charge as Prime Minister, his pre-poll promise of quicker decisions on arms purchases was put into action, with Finance-cum-Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday chairing his first military acquisition meeting that cleared procurement, cumulatively worth Rs. 34,260 crore, at one go.

And the Defence Acquisition… Read More

Technology transfer from Dassault Aviation to be fully compliant

The proposal submitted by French firm Dassault Aviation in the multi-billion dollar combat aircraft deal for Transfer of Technology has been found to be fully compliant to the requirements specified in the tender, Rajya Sabha was informed today.“The Request for Proposal for procurement of MMRCA is included in a full section on ToT requirements. TheRead More

IAS couple Arvind Joshi and Tinoo Joshi terminated

Graft-tainted Madhya Pradesh IAS couple Arvind Joshi and Tinu Joshi have been terminated from service, officials said on Tuesday.
The couple already under suspension since February 2010, after an income-tax raid on their house, which led to detection of wealth in excess of Rs 350 crore and recovery of Rs three crore in cash. The Joshis are facing cases for… Read More

Sanjeev Singla to be PS to PM

Sanjeev Kumar Singla (IFS 1997) has been appointed Private Secretary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.He will replace Vikram Misri , who was working with ex-PM Manmohan Singh and assisted Modi during the first two months. Vikram is now headed to Madrid as Indian ambassador to Spain.
Singla’s posting comes close on the heels of the appointment of Rajeev… Read More

Launch of DoPT’s Basic Leadership Skills Module and Learning Resource Centre

Dr. S. K. Sarkar, Secretary, Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) inaugurated the rollout of the Basic Leadership Skills (BLS) Module for Central Secretariat Services (CSS) Officers at the Institute of Secretariat Training and Management (ISTM) here today. This was followed by the inauguration of the Learning Resource Center (LRC) by Dr. SarkarRead More

Revised Rules for Declaration of Assets by Public Servants Under Provisions of the Lokpal Act


The Central Government has notified fresh rules for the public servants to furnish information and annual return containing declaration of assets and liabilities. Under the Public Servants (Furnishing of Information and Annual Return of Assets and Liabilities and the Limits for Exemption of Assets in Filing Returns) Rules, 2014 every public servant shall… Read More

Boost for Medical Tourism

The Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Culture & Tourism Shri Shripad Yesso Naik has said that the Ministry of Tourism provides financial assistance under its Market Development Assistance (MDA) scheme for promotion of Wellness & Medical Tourism in the overseas markets to the following eligible stakeholders:

(i) Representatives of Hospitals… Read More

Debasish Mallick Appointed as Deputy Managing Director- Exim Bank of India

The Appointment Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has approved the appointment of Debasish Mallick as Deputy Managing Director (DMD), EXIM Bank of India from the date of taking over the charge of the said post. He is presently the MD & CEO, IDBI Asset Management Company Ltd .

Shri Mallick, a post graduate in Economics and a Certified Associate of Indian Institute… Read More

David Rasquinha Appointed as Deputy Managing Director – Exim Bank of India

David Rasquinha

The Appointment Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has approved the appointment of David Rasquinha as Deputy Managing Director (DMD), EXIM Bank of India from the date of taking over the charge of the said post. He is presently the Executive Director, Export-Import (EXIM) Bank.

He headed the Overseas Lines of Credit and Structured Trade Finance Groups of the Exim… Read More

General Bikram Singh visits Western Command

General Bikram Singh, Chief of Army Staff visited Headquarter Western Command on 20 and 21 July 2014. The COAS was received by Lieutenant General Philip Campose, General Officer Commanding in Chief, Western Command. He was briefed on operational aspects pertaining to the Command area of responsibility. 

The COAS, who is superannuating at the end of thisRead More