Arctic is deeply threatened: John Kerry

Newsroom24x7 Desk Anchorage, Alaska: “we believe the Arctic is threatened, deeply threatened; because we believe that there are serious choices to be made about fishing regulations, about transportation, about search and rescue, about security.” US Secretary of State John Kerry made this observation on the opening day of the 2-day Glacier Conference here on Sunday.…

Tamil Nadu case: Landmark Supreme Court judgement on Article 16(4A) of Constitution, accelerated promotion and consequential seniority

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: The Supreme Court of India last week set aside a Madras High Court order and directed the Tamil Nadu government to revise the seniority list of Assistant Divisional Engineers applying the ‘catch up rule’ within four months. The Tamil Nadu Government also has been asked by the Supreme Court that any…

Bhopal prepares to host 10th Vishwa Hindi Sammenlan

Newsroom24x7 Desk Bhopal : Bhopal will attract global spotlight when it will host the 10th Vishwa Hindi Sammelan (aka World Hindi Conference) on 10th of September. A three-day conference, an event organized by Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India will work in partnership with the Government of Madhya Pradesh. Bhopal got nominated as a…

The musical chair of Bihar politics

Newsroom24x7 Desk Patna, Bihar: It all began with a simple vote. A vote cast by a citizen of Bihar (erstwhile Bihar plus Jharkhand) started the Musical Chair of electoral politics. Congress got its chance to sit on the seat. Then RJD came in, ousted Congress and did a long ruling stint. The music was played…

Rajiv Mehrishi appointed Home Secretary

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi : Rajiv Mehrishi has been appointed as Home Secretary in the Ministry of Home Affairs, for a period of two years. He is presently working as Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs under the Ministry of Finance. Government of India has issued transfer and posting orders for a few more officers. The…

#GLACIER Conference and Global leadership in the Arctic

Newsroom24x7 Anchorage, Alaska: A two day Conference on Global Leadership in the Arctic: Cooperation, Innovation, Engagement and Resilience, or GLACIER which started Sunday (30 August) evening here with the Welcoming Reception, will highlight international and domestic priorities in the Arctic. The Department of State will host GLACIER in Anchorage, Alaska on 31 August. The U.S.…

Bangkok Terror attack: Police hunt for more suspects

Newsroom24x7Staff Bangkok: Police investigating the August 17 blasts at the Erawan shrine here, expanded the scope of their probe for more suspects on Sunday after a foreigner was nabbed with fake passports and explosive material during a raid on an apartment block The detained 28-year-old man, who has been in Thailand since January last year,…

‘Predator King’ authors enact the title with a hyphen

  Newsroom24x7 Desk Morocco : ‘Predator King’ authors Eric Laurent and Catherine Graciet, two french reporters have been taken in by Morocco Police on charges of blackmailing the Moroccan King. The French reporters-turned-authors had penned a book in 2012 on  King Mohammad VI. The book criticised the Moroccan King and pointed out disparity in money…