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Monthly Archives: January 2018

Shailendra Kumar Joshi, senior IAS officer has been appointed as the chief secretary of the Telangana government. Joshi is currently serving as the special chief secretary in the irrigation department. He joined the Indian Administrative Service in 1984. He had a nine-year stint in the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests in two spells (from 1991...

G Vijay Krishnan Yadav,an Indian Police Service (IPS) of 2015-batch officer posted as probationary Sub-Divisional Police Officer (SDPO) at Nanded, had allegedly demanded Rs 3 lakh from a man facing theft charges to dilute his case.The man lodged a complaint with the ACB, which laid a trap and caught Yadav’s aide Sunny Singh Bugai (34) while accepting...

Dr Vinod Paul, Member, NITI Aayog has been awarded the prestigious IhsanDoğramacı Family Health Foundation Prize by the World Health Organisation (WHO). He is the first Indian to receive this global honour, which is conferred in recognition to his services in the field of family health. The award, confirmed by the WHO Executive Board on 27thJanuary,...

Vijay Keshav Gokhale has assumed charges as the new Foreign Secretary of India.The 1981 batch officer of the Indian Foreign Service (IFS), Gokhale was the Indian ambassador to China from January 20, 2016, to October 21, 2017, and played a major role in resolving the 73-day-long Doklam Standoff between New Delhi and Beijing.Gokhale earlier served as...

NBCC, a Navratna CPSE under the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA), Govt. of India, has recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) for the period of 5 years. The MoU was signed...

By Staff Reporter on Jan 27th, 2018

The total revenue received under GST for the month of December 2017(received in December/January up to 24th January) has been Rs. 86,703 crore till 24th January 2018. The Last Date for filing of GSTR 3B return for the month of December 2017 was 22nd January 2018. One crore taxpayers have been registered under GST so far till 24th January, 2018 of which...

Celebrating 25 years of India – ASEAN relationship, Airports Authority of India signed a historic agreement with Lao Air Traffic Management, Department of Civil Aviation Lao PDR for providing SkyRev360, a comprehensive e-data gathering, invoicing and collection system. SkyRev360 has been developed in collaboration with the International Air Transport...

The Appointments Committeeof the Cabinet has approved the following: (i) Appointment of Shri Sharad Aggarwal, IPS (AGMUT:1997), DIG, CBI as Joint Director, cel from the date of assumption of charge of the post, for a tenure upto 31.05.2021 ( 5th year) or until further orders, whichever is earlier, against an existing vacancy; (ii) Appointment of Shri...

Every year, the officers and staff of the Central Board of Excise & Customs (CBEC) Department are considered for grant of Presidential Award of Appreciation Certificate for ‘exceptionally meritorious service rendered at the risk of life’ and for Presidential Award of Appreciation Certificate for ‘specially distinguished record of service’...

Om Prakash Rawat took charge as the new Chief Election Commissioner of India in Delhi, on Tuesday.Born on December 2, 1953, Rawat is a 1977 batch IAS officer from Madhya Pradesh cadre.During his career, he has served at various levels, both at state and Centre. Besides serving in Defence and Heavy Industries ministries, Rawat had also been Principal...