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SAIL Production Capacity to be Enhanced

SAIL Production Capacity to be Enhanced to 23 MTPA by September 2015 Further Augmented to 50 MTPA by 2025: Narendra Singh Tomar

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi dedicated to the nation today, SAIL’s 4.5 million tonnes per annum (mtpa) Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) modernised and expanded with an investment of Rs 12,000 crore. The event was witnessed by Governor… Read More

Relief for Manmohan Singh as SC stays summons against ex-PM

The Supreme Court stayed court proceedings and a summons issued by a special CBI court against former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and five others in the case of allocation of Talabira-II coal block in Odisha in 2005 to Aditya Birla group company Hindalco. The stay, which also applied to Hindalco Chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla, former Coal Secretary PC Parakh… Read More

IAS officer Ashok Khemka transferred for the 46th time in 22 years

IAS officer Ashok Khemka has been transferred for the 46th time after the Haryana government issued orders to move him from his post of Transport Commissioner and Secretary in the Transport Department. He has now been moved to ostensibly a defunct position, as Secretary and Director General in the Archaeology and Museums Department.… Read More

Shri Justice Sunil Kumar Sinha Appointed as Chief Justice Of The Sikkim High Court

In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (1) of article 217 of the Constitution of India, the President is pleased to appoint Shri Justice Sunil Kumar Sinha, Judge of the Sikkim High Court, to be the Chief Justice of Sikkim High Court with effect from the date he assumes charge of his office.… Read More

Appointment of Additional Judges of the Calcutta High Court

In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (1) of article 224 of the Constitution of India, the President is pleased to appoint (i) Shri Malay Marut Banerjee, (ii) Shri Md. Mumtaz Khan, (iii) Shri Sankar Acharyya, (iv) Shri Mir Dara Sheko, (v) Shri Debi Prosad Dey, (vi) Miss Asha Arora, (vii)Shri Siddhartha Chattopadhyay, and (viii) Shri Shivakant Prasad,… Read More

The Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojna (RSBY ) Scheme

The Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojna (RSBY ) of the Labour and Employment Ministry will now be implemented by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. In pursuance of a recent policy decision of the Government, the Labour and Employment Ministry is handing over the RSBY scheme to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare with effect from  1st April 2015.The… Read More

Additional Judges appointed to the Bombay High Court

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In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (1) of article 217 of the Constitution of India, the President is pleased to appoint (i) Shri Justice Pradeep Narhari Deshmukh, (ii) Shri Justice Ashok Iqbal Singh Cheema, (iii) Shri Justice Sunil Balkrishna Shukre, and (iv) Shri Justice Suresh Chandrakant Gupte, Additional Judges of the Bombay High Court, to … Read More

Booking Reserved Train Tickets Increased from 60 Days to 120 Days

The Ministry of Railways has decided to increase the Advance Reservation Period (ARP) for booking accommodation in trains from 60 days to 120 days (excluding the date of journey). Accordingly, from tomorrow i.e 1st April 2015 the booking in trains from train originating stations will open and remain available for 120 days. For instance, as on 1.4.2015, for… Read More

EIL signs MoU for 2015-16 with Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas

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EIL signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for 2015-16 with the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas (MoP&NG) on March 31, 2015. The MoU was signed by Shri Saurabh Chandra, Secretary, MoP&NG and Shri A K Purwaha, C&MD, EIL in the presence of EIL Functional Directors, Government Director on EIL Board and other senior officials of the Ministry… Read More

Vikram Kumar Doraiswami to be the Ambassador of India to the Republic of Korea

Vikram Kumar Doraiswami

Vikram Kumar Doraiswami, IFS-1992, appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the Republic of Korea. Doraiswami is currently serving as Ambassador of India to Uzbekistan. Mr Vikram K Doraiswami, 45, joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1992. Prior to joining the Indian Government,he worked as a journalist. He took a Masters’ Degree in History from the… Read More

DCNS offers modified Mistral Helicopter Carrier to India

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We have offered the Mistral-class. But because of the very specific requirements of the Indian Navy we have been obliged to propose significant changes to the Mistral-class design – original design. And initially, very frankly, we thought that the best value for money for India would be to acquire the Mistral as it is – maybe with some modifications, as we did… Read More