Author: Newsroom24x7 Network

Bihar politics dips to the extreme

Newsroom24x7 Desk Patna: Bihar politics plunged to its nadir today with Bihar Chief Minister Jeetan Ram Manjhi, a day before trial of strength in the Bihar Assembly, tried to attract JD(U) MLAs to his side by throwing the offer of a ministerial berth in his Cabinet as a bait. If this is not horse-trading what

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PESB selections for top slots this month

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: Public Enterprises Selection Board (PESB) this month selected B.K. Mishra, GM, SECL/CIL, for the post of Director (Technical), Western Coalfields Limited (WCL), Subir Chandra, GM, MCL/CIL , for the post of Director (Technical), Central Coalfields Limited (CCL), Mrs. R S Borah, DIR (FIN), Oil India Limited (OIL) for the post of Chairman And

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England’s Charity Commission has opened formal investigations into Global Aid Trust and Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh (UK)

Newsroom24x7 Desk London: The Charity Commission, which is the independent regulator of charities in England and Wales, has opened formal investigations, known as statutory inquiries under section 46 of the Charities Act 2011, into 2 registered charities — Global Aid Trust Limited (registered charity number 1123560) and Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh (UK) (registered charity number 267309). Both

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Curtain comes down on Modi’s personalized suit controversy

Newsroom24x7 Desk Surat (Gujarat): The curtain has come down on the controversy generated by the famous personalized suit Prime Minister Narendra Modi wore with his name written all over on Republic Day–this brought him under spotlight and there was plenty of media criticism. It also turned him into a sartorial talking point and a male style icon

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D.J. Patil becomes the First US Chief Data Scientist

Newsroom24x7 Desk Washington DC: Dr. DJ Patil, better known among friends as DJ, has become the first US Chief Data Scientist. He will be the Deputy Chief Technology Officer for Data Policy and Chief Data Scientist at the White House in the Office of Science and Technology Policy. According to Megan Smith, the US U.S.

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PEB scam: Madhya Pradesh Governor Ram Naresh Yadav faces heat

Newsroom24x7 Desk Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Governor Ram Naresh Yadav is facing the heat and pressure is mounting on him to resign after his son Shailesh Yadav’s name got linked with the massive State Professional Examination Board scam. The former OSD to the Governor and his relative Dhanraj Singh Yadav has been arrested in this case.

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Terror Boat: Government sticks to its version, puts Coast Guard DIG in dock

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: The reported statement by a Coast Guard Deputy Inspector General that he had ordered a suspected terror boat to be blown up, which contradicts the Indian Government’s claim that the boat had blown itself up, has raised a huge controversy directly linked to national security. The Coast Guard officer in question DIG

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PEB scam: CM Shivraj writes to SIT, seeks probe into Digvijay’s “misleading” complaint

Newsroom24x7 Desk Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has written to the special investigation team (SIT) chief to immediately probe the “misleading complaint” by Congress general secretary and former Chief Minister Digvijay Singh regarding the examinations for contractual school teacher-2, contractual school teacher-3 and assistant grade-3 conducted by the State Professional Examination Board

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FIIs/RFPIs can now invest up to 49 per cent in Bharti Infratel Limited

Newsroom24x7 Desk Mumbai: The Reserve Bank of India has today notified that Foreign Institutional Investors (FIIs)/Registered Foreign Portfolios Investors (RFPIs) can now invest up to 49 per cent of the paid up capital of Bharti Infratel Limited under the Portfolio Investment Scheme (PIS). The Reserve Bank has stated that the company has passed resolutions at

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4 senior GoI posts are being filled

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: Applications are invited for filling four senior Government of India posts. These are the posts of Chief Advisor (Cost) in the Union Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance; Director General, National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj (NIRD and PR); and two posts of Airports Economic Regulatory Authority Appellate Tribunal (AERAAT). The deadline

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Children being recruited for conflict in South Sudan

Newsroom24x7 Desk Despite the global commitment to put an end to the serious human rights violations. recruitment and use of children by the parties to the conflict in South Sudan is going on and according to UNICEF, 12,000 children were reportedly forced to participate in the conflict in 2014. The conflict that has resulted in the

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ISIL militants burn to death 45

Newsroom24x7 Desk Baghdad: BBC, quoting a local police chief has reported that ISIL militants have burned alive 45 people in the western Iraqi town of al-Baghdadi local police chief on Tuesday. The identity of those reportedly massacred by the ISIL has not been established. The local police chief Col Qasim al-Obeidi said those killed are

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Shootings in Copenhagen: A Repeat of France

Newsroom24x7 Desk Paris: What happened this past weekend in Copenhagen was a repeat of France more than a month ago. The Danish Police is treating the shootings as a terrorist attack similar to the one on Charlie Hebdo in Paris In a statement at the Danish Embassy M. François Hollande, President of France pointed to the

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US department of Justice to appeal against Texas Judge order on immigration actions

Newsroom24x7 Desk Washington DC: The US Department of Justice has indicated that it will appeal the decision of a Texas judge which “wrongly prevents” lawful, commonsense policies to help fix our broken immigration system. A White House spokesperson today said that the US Supreme Court and Congress have made clear that the federal government can set priorities in enforcing the

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