Anuradha Shankar is CVO HPCL

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi, Feb. 2: The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the appointment of Anuradha Shankar, IPS (MP: 90) as Chief Vigilance Officer in Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited in Mumbai under the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas initially for three years, extendable by another two years. The Government of India today… Read More Anuradha Shankar is CVO HPCL

Surge of H1N1 influenza in few States, Centre closely monitoring situation

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi, Feb 2: There has been a surge of H1N1 influenza in a few States and the Union Health Ministry, which is closely monitoring the situation, has deputed senior level public health teams to Telangana and Rajasthan to assess the situation. Giving this information, Minister for Health & Family Welfare J P… Read More Surge of H1N1 influenza in few States, Centre closely monitoring situation

Ultra Wide Band systems, modern communication & Indian space scientists

Newsroom24x7 Desk Chandigarh, Feb. 2: Chandigarh, Feb. 2: Ultra Wide Band (UWB) systems, with their main passive components–the antenna and filter–are gaining world-wide popularity in modern communication era, particularly for short and medium range communications. Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North-Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic… Read More Ultra Wide Band systems, modern communication & Indian space scientists

Shivraj commends the contribution of NRIs, Investors in NYC

Newsroom24x7 Desk CM launches Friends of MP website New York City, Feb. 1: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s six day US visit began with formal meetings with Indian Consul-General Dnyaneshwar M. Mulay, non resident Indians belonging to Madhya Pradesh and potential US investors. The Consul-General hosted a dinner at the Indian Consulate here in… Read More Shivraj commends the contribution of NRIs, Investors in NYC

President, PM greet Paes on winning Australian Open

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi, Jan. 1: Both the President and Prime Minister of India have congratulated Leander Paes for winning the Australian Open Mixed Doubles title. Leander Paes and Swiss Martina Hingis yesterday registered a sensational victory over the Canadian-French pair of Nestor and Kristina to win the Australian Open mixed-doubles final to raise their… Read More President, PM greet Paes on winning Australian Open

Vodafone case opens the gate to non-adversarial tax regime

Newsroom24x7 Analysis The Bombay High Court’s order in the transfer pricing case linked with British Telecom giant Vodafone has helped Government of India reiterate commitment for a non-adversarial tax regime and leave a positive impact on foreign investors. Following the High Court ruling in the Vodafone case, the Union Cabinet led by Prime Minister Modi, was prompt… Read More Vodafone case opens the gate to non-adversarial tax regime

World leaders condemn ISIL Murder of Japanese Journalist Kenji Goto

Newsroom24x7 Desk Washington DC, Feb. 1: World leaders have condemned and called the murder of Japanese hostage Kenji Goto by ISIL as a barbaric act. The death of Japanese journalist Mr. Goto comes close on the heels of the slaughter of Haruna Yukawa. Japanese Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe called the killings “despicable terrorist acts”. US… Read More World leaders condemn ISIL Murder of Japanese Journalist Kenji Goto

New postings at Secretary level in GoI

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi Jan. 31: Government of India issued orders late tonight affecting the transfers and postings of 6 officers at the secretary level. The officers transferred and posted in different ministries are Gauri Kumar, IAS , GJ , 1979; Shankar Agarwal, IAS, UP, 1980; Madhusudhan Prasad, IAS, HY, 1981; Lov Verma, IAS, UP, 1978;… Read More New postings at Secretary level in GoI

States show the way forward for building smart cities

Two-day stakeholders’ consultations on the directive of Prime Minister conclude today States suggest two-stage selection of cities fixed tenures for Mayors and municipal cadres  e-governance online service delivery hike in FAR user-fee based concessions Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi, Jan. 31: The smart cities building initiative crossed a major milestone today with the states and other… Read More States show the way forward for building smart cities

President, PM Congratulate DRDO on the Successful Test-Firing of Agni-V

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi, Jan. 31:President of India Pranab Mukherjee has congratulated DRDO on the successful test-firing of the third developmental trial of Agni-V surface-to-surface missile. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has also saluted the scientists on the successful test-firing of Agni V missile. The successful test-firing of Agni V from a canister makes the missile… Read More President, PM Congratulate DRDO on the Successful Test-Firing of Agni-V

Rajan Katoch will continue as Enforcement Director, Krishna Chaudhary is DG ITBP

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi, Jan. 31: Government of India has decided to continue the additional charge of the post of Enforcement Director, Directorate of Enforcement assigned to Rajan S. Katoch, IAS (MP:79), Secretary, Department of Heavy Industry, for a period of three months beyond January 31. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet yesterday approved the appointment… Read More Rajan Katoch will continue as Enforcement Director, Krishna Chaudhary is DG ITBP

Shivraj leaves for USA to launch Friends of MP website

Newsroom24x7 Desk Bhopal, Jan. 30: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan left for United States of America late tonight to launch the official Friends of MP website in New York City on February 1. During the launch ceremony of the Friends of MP website, Mr. Chouhan will address a convention of NRIs from Madhya… Read More Shivraj leaves for USA to launch Friends of MP website

“Mental agony and tension” forces Natarajan to hit out at Congress leadership?

  Lalit Shastri Former Union Minister of State for Environment and forest and Congress spokesperson Jayanthi Natarajan’s outburst unleashed through her letter of November 5, 2014 to Congress President Sonia Gandhi, which has been flashed widely in the public domain by the media today, goes on to expose in large measure how she was working as… Read More “Mental agony and tension” forces Natarajan to hit out at Congress leadership?

PM pays homage to Mahatma Gandhi

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi, Jan. 30: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has paid homage to Mahatma Gandhi and all Martyrs who laid their lives for the Nation, On Martyrs` Day. Paying tributes to Mahatma Gandhi, Mr. Modi said: “पूज्य बापू को उनकी पुण्यतिथि पर शत् शत् नमन। On Martyrs` Day I pay homage to Martyrs for their supreme… Read More PM pays homage to Mahatma Gandhi

“Tension between Europeans”

Newsroom24x7 Desk Paris, Jan. 30: The Monde.fr– the online edition of Le Monde, has drawn attention towards Greece with the news item titled “Greece: first little tension between Europeans” The news by Cecile Ducourtieux says:  Germany’s Martin Schulz, President of the European Parliament Thursday, Dutchman Jeroen Dijsselbloem, the President of the Eurogroup (Ministers of Finance… Read More “Tension between Europeans”

The outlook is stable for Tata Motors Limited

Newsroom24x7 Desk Mumbai, Jan. 30: The consolidated profile of Tata Motors Limited (TML) is expected to remain strong over the medium term despite its large capex plans (FY14 Capex: INR 269bn) says Fitch Ratings. Fitch expects the capex to be funded largely from TML’s operational cash flows supported by the continuing sound operations of Jaguar Land… Read More The outlook is stable for Tata Motors Limited

US condemns terrorist attacks in Egypt

Newsroom24x7 Desk Washington DC, Jan. 30: The United States has strongly condemned the latest terrorist attacks in Egypt’s North Sinai Governorate in which at least twenty nine Egyptian citizens were killed and dozens others wounded. In the first major outburst of violence after the main militant Islamist group active in the Sinai region came out… Read More US condemns terrorist attacks in Egypt

2 convicted for running illegal telephone exchange

Newsroom24x7 Desk Ahmedabad, Jan. 30: Two persons Sarad Varia and Pratik Mehta have been convicted for running an illegal telephone exchange by a designated Court here. Both the accused have been sentenced to undergo three years rigorous imprisonment. While Sarad Varia has been concurrentlty sentenced a fine Rs. 70,000, Pratik Mehta will pay a fine… Read More 2 convicted for running illegal telephone exchange

Termination of Sujatha Singh’s tenure as Foreign Secretary raises questions

Lalit Shastri Why Sujatha Singh’s tenure as Foreign Secretary of India was curtailed abruptly after US President Barack Obama’s departure from New Delhi is a question being asked by discerning citizens. When Mr. Obama was in New Delhi for the Republic day, in her capacity as Foreign Secretary of India, Ms. Singh had briefed the… Read More Termination of Sujatha Singh’s tenure as Foreign Secretary raises questions

DG National Centre for Good Governance (NCGG): GOI looking for the right candidate

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi, Jan. 29: Government of India has initiated steps to fill the post of Director General, National Centre for Good Governance (NCGG) on deputation basis or on contract basis. Department of Personnel and Training under Union Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievance and Pensions has invited applications from eligible officers working in the… Read More DG National Centre for Good Governance (NCGG): GOI looking for the right candidate