Kumar Vaibhav Gaur appointed as Deputy Secy, UPSC

UPSC

Kumar Vaibhav Gaur , Indian Ordnance Factory Service  2002  has been appointed as Deputy Secretary with Union Public Service Commission (UPSC).… Read More

Rajesh Kumar Tiwari appointed as JS UPSC

UPSC

Rakesh Kumar Tiwari, Indian Ordnance Factory Service, 1991 has been appointed as Joint Secretary, Union Public Service Commission (UPSC).… Read More

Pahlaj Nihalani appointed new Censor Board chairperson

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Film producer Pahlaj Nihalani,was appointed the chairperson of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC), along with nine new members.

“The Central Government is pleased to appoint Pahlaj Nihalani as Chairperson of the Central Board of Film Certification in an honorary capacity from Jan 19, 2015 for a period of three years or until further orders,… Read More

BHEL to build Gas based power plant at Bengaluru at a cost of Rs 1,202 cr

In a big PSU news update; Navratna PSU, Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has signed contract of Rs 1,200 crores with Karnataka Power Corporation Limited (KPCL) to build later’s first gas-based Utility Power venture at Yelahanka on the outskirts of Bengaluru

Under the contract, BHEL will commission the Combined Cycle Power Plant (CCPP), on… Read More

Vrinda Sarup given additional charge

Vrinda Sarup

The Competent Authority has approved the assignment of additional charge of the post of Secretary, Department of Higher Education to Ms. Vrinda Sarup, IAS (UP:81), Secretary, Department of School Education & Literacy from 19.01.2015 to 25.01.2015 during the absence of leave of Shri Satya N. Mohanty, IAS (AP:80).

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IAF gets first LCA Tejas

Tejas

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited handed over the first indigenously-built Tejas Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas on Saturday to Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and Air chief marshal Anup in Bengaluru.

The first LCA was handed over to the IAF after Initial Operational Clearance-II, which signifies that Tejas is airworthy in different conditions.

This… Read More

Mass resignations hit Censor Board

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The censor board was Saturday hit by mass resignations a day after board chairperson Leela Samson quit citing coercion and corruption even as Information and Broadcasting Minister Arun Jaitley hit out at those quitting, calling them “UPA appointees” who had themselves to blame for any corruption.

Saturday saw eight of the CBFC members quitting.… Read More

Govt refute report on Indian Diplomat

MEA

The government trashed reports that an Indian diplomat posted in Colombo, reported to be an Indian intelligence official, had been recalled before completion of tenure.

External affairs ministry spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin said that the norm for postings of diplomats in Sri Lanka is three years and all diplomats who returned last year had completed their… Read More

President appoints Governors

Govt of India

The President has been pleased to make the following appointments:-

(a) Shri Kaptan Singh Solanki, Governor of Haryana to discharge the functions of the Governor of Punjab, in addition to his own duties till further orders and also as Administrator of the Union Territory of Chandigarh vice Shri Shivraj V. Patil, who completes his tenure on 21.1.2015.

(b) Shri… Read More

Anupam Shrivastava is new BSNL CMD

anupam srivastava

Anupam Shrivastava has been appointed the chairman and managing director (CMD) of state-run BSNL from January 15. Shrivastava has been appointed CMD of BSNL for a period of five years or till the time of superannuation at the age of 60 years.

Prior to this posting, Mr. Shrivastava has served as director (consumer mobility) BSNL. He has also worked as senior general… Read More

Tamil Nadu PS Shanthini Kapoor dies in road accident

Accident

Senior IAS officer who was also the Principal Secretary of Special Programme Implementation to the Tamil Nadu
Government, Shanthini Kapoor and two others were killed in an accident on the Krishnagiri-Dharmapuri Highway on
Wednesday.… Read More