Padma awards for Advani, Bachchan and Bill Gates

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi, Jan. 25: Government of India tonight announced the Padma Awards. The Padma Awards – one of the highest civilian Awards of the country, are conferred in three categories, namely, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri. The Awards are given in various disciplines/ fields of activities, viz.- art, social work, public affairs,… Read More Padma awards for Advani, Bachchan and Bill Gates

967 personnel have been awarded police medals

  Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi, Jan. 25: 967 personnel have been awarded police medals on the occasion of the Republic Day this year.  President’s Police Medals for Gallantry (PPMG) have been awarded to 25 personnel, Police Medals for Gallantry (PMG) to 132 personnel, President’s Police Medals for Distinguished Service to 98 personnel and Police Medal for Meritorious Service to 712… Read More 967 personnel have been awarded police medals

Modi, Barack reiterate commitment to deepen ties for the cause of peace, stability and prosperity

Lalit Shastri The High-water mark of the joint-statement by US President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the end of bilateral talks at Hyderabad House here this afternoon was the friendly rapport between the two leaders and the reiteration of commitment by them to carry forward and strengthen bilateral relations and deepen… Read More Modi, Barack reiterate commitment to deepen ties for the cause of peace, stability and prosperity

Nuclear Deal sealed: US concedes India’s demand on tracking clause

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi, Jan 25: The Civil Nuclear Agreement between the USA and India has been sealed. The N-Deal that remained stalled since 2008 will now be operational as US President Barack Obama has used his executive powers to remove the tracking clause, which was inserted in the agreement late last year. It remains… Read More Nuclear Deal sealed: US concedes India’s demand on tracking clause

Partnership with India will be vital to U.S. strategic interests: Obama

Newsroom24x7 Desk Six months ahead of US President Barack Obama’s Visit to India for Republic Day the American Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs in its Fact Sheet (August 25, 2014) had summed up US relations with India by quoting the President himself who had called India one of the defining partnerships of the 21st… Read More Partnership with India will be vital to U.S. strategic interests: Obama

ACC clears senior appointments in IB, CRPF and BPR&D

Newsroom24x7 Desk New delhi, Jan. 24: The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet today approved the appointnment of Divya Prakash Sinha,  Indian Police Service , MT , 1979 as Special Director Intelligence Bureau. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet also has approved the appointment of K Durga Prasad, Indian Police Service, AP, 1981, as Special Director General… Read More ACC clears senior appointments in IB, CRPF and BPR&D

Shivraj will attend Friends of MP Conclave in NYC to build Global Talent Pool

Newsroom24x7 Desk Bhopal, Jan. 24: Close on the heels of the US President Barack Obama’s Delhi visit for Republic Day, Madhya Pradesh government will be taking a big leap towards building a Global Talent Pool to rope in cooperation of NRIs and well wishers of Madhya Pradesh living in different countries and outside Madhya Pradesh.… Read More Shivraj will attend Friends of MP Conclave in NYC to build Global Talent Pool

Civil Nuclear Agreement, Climate Change and Obama’s India visit

Lalit Shastri There were determined efforts from both sides and prolonged negotiations to make the India-US civilian nuclear agreement fully operational during President Obama’s India visit but the unwavering American stand on “flagging rights”, as reported by a section of the media,, has created a temporary stalemate on this issue on the eve of the… Read More Civil Nuclear Agreement, Climate Change and Obama’s India visit

SK Pandey will be OSD to Arun Jaitley for 5 years

Newsroom24x7.com Desk New Delhi, Jan. 23: The appointment of Sanjay Kumar Pandey, Joint Director (Law) Competition Commission, as Officer on Special Duty to the Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Arun Jaitley on a tenure of five years has been approved by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet. The proposal for this appointment was moved by… Read More SK Pandey will be OSD to Arun Jaitley for 5 years

Global coalition meets in London to discuss efforts to defeat ISIL

Newsroom24 Desk London, Jan. 23: US Secretary of State John Kerry said at the Foreign and Commonwealth office here Thursday that the recent terrible events in Paris have reminded us that the battle against ISIL (Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant also called ISIS) is not confined within the borders of Iraq and Syria… Read More Global coalition meets in London to discuss efforts to defeat ISIL

37 Government of India Secretaries retiring this year

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi, Jan. 22: Thirty-seven Government of India Secretaries are retiring this year. Prominent among them are Cabinet Secretary Ajit Kumar Seth, Saurabh Chandra, Secretary Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Anil Goswami, Secretary Ministry of Home Affairs and Bimal Julka, Secretary Information and Broadcasting     Date of Superannuation  January 31 Satish… Read More 37 Government of India Secretaries retiring this year

DoPT issues orders for 2 director level postings

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi, Jan. 22: Gyanesh Bharti, IAS (UT: 1998), has been selected for appointment as Director in the Ministry of power. Another officer Ganesh A Bakade of Indian Telecom Service (1998), has been selected for appointment as Director in the Warehousing Development and Regulatory Authority under the Department of Food and Public Distribution,… Read More DoPT issues orders for 2 director level postings

Officers raise voice against putting property returns in the public domain

Lalit Shastri As the extended deadline is round the corner, pressure has started mounting on officers and public servants, who are yet to file their revised property returns under the Lokpal Act. The voice of dissent is getting sharper among a section of civil servants who are opposed to placing the officers’ property returns in… Read More Officers raise voice against putting property returns in the public domain

Five Questions About China’s Latest GDP Growth Report

COLLEGE PARK, (Maryland, USA), Jan. 22: China’s latest GDP data reinforce the widely held belief that the days of break-neck economic growth are indeed coming to an end. At 7.4 percent, the reported growth rate for 2014 is the slowest since 1990. Anil K. Gupta, the Michael Dingman Chair in Strategy and Entrepreneurship at the… Read More Five Questions About China’s Latest GDP Growth Report

Raising the Justice Agenda at WEF 2015

DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan. 22: Gary Haugen, President and CEO of International Justice Mission is meeting with thought leaders from around the world at the 2015 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland in order to raise the profile of the justice agenda among participants, and emphasize the importance of including a justice element in the new… Read More Raising the Justice Agenda at WEF 2015

7 officers empanelled for appointment as Joint Secretary at Centre

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi, Jan. 21: P.C.Mody and Meeta Nambiar, both officers of Indian Revenue Service (1982) have been empanelled for appointment to the post of Joint Secretary or equivalent at the Centre. V.M. Arora,Indian Forest Service (UP: 1985) has also been empanelled for appointment as Joint Secretary or equivalent at the Centre. Besides four… Read More 7 officers empanelled for appointment as Joint Secretary at Centre

Senior IAS officer’s husband arrested in recruitment scam case

Newsroom24x7 Desk Bhopal, Jan. 20: The Special task Force of Madhya Pradesh Police investigating and handling the huge MP Porefessional Examination Board (PEB) scam today arrested Amit Pandey, husband of a senior IAS officer borne on Madhya Pradesh cadre, after he was interrogated for over two hours at the STF headquarters in the State capital. One… Read More Senior IAS officer’s husband arrested in recruitment scam case

Madhya Pradesh takes lead in creating Global Talent Pool

Shivraj Singh Chouhan to launch website “Friends of MP” in New York Bhopal, Jan. 20: Madhya Pradesh government has taken the lead in creating Global Talent Pool to actively associate NRIs and well wishers of Madhya Pradesh in different countries and outside Madhya Pradesh with the process of state’s development and progress. “Friends of MP” website… Read More Madhya Pradesh takes lead in creating Global Talent Pool

AIIMS should become a guiding force for medical sector in country and abroad: Shivraj

Newsroom24x7 Desk Bhopal, Jan. 20: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan today said that Bhopal’s All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) should become a guiding force for medical sector both in the country and abroad. Mr. Chouhan was addressing AIIMS foundation day function in the State capital. He also gave away prizes to… Read More AIIMS should become a guiding force for medical sector in country and abroad: Shivraj