Category: India

Madhya Pradesh Finance Minister, wife looted in train

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: Madhya Pradesh Finance Minister and his wife Jayant and Sudha Malaiya were robbed in the AC coach of Jabalpur-Nizamuddin Express during the intervening night of March 18 and 19. They were travelling to Delhi The robbers, about a dozen in number, looted the minister and his wife of cash and jewellery at

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New orders this week affecting GOI, CBI postings

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: This week, Monday through Thursday, orders have been issued by government of India affecting transfers, postings, additional charge and extension of deputation of 10 officers from the IAS, IPS and other all-India services.   S.No. Order No. & Date Concerned Officer(s) Details View 1. 18/8/2014-EO(MM-I) 17/03/2015 Rishikesh Singh, Indian Postal Service, 2000  

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Sewage sludge and pig farming in the heart of Bhopal: A continuing disaster

Newsroom24x7 Desk Bhopal: There is nuisance as sewage is being allowed to flow freely in the heart of Char Imli, a residential area in Bhopal, the capital of the central Indian State of Madhya Pradesh, where many state ministers and senior bureaucrats live. People all over the globe recognise that hog farming or sewage sludge,

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CBI registers case in the huge Antrix-Devas scam

Lalit Shastri The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered a case against K.R. Sridharamurthi (former MD of ANTRIX), Ram Vishwanathan of USA based Forge Advisors LLC, MG Chandrasekhar, a former ISRO official and chairman of Devas and Devas Multimedia Pvt Ltd of Bangalore in the huge Antrix-Devas S-band Transponders scam. The 2005 agreement between

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Pilot gets DGCA notice for reporting late by 60 seconds and Air India woes

Lalit Shastri By serving notice to an Air India pilot this past Friday accusing him of reporting late by 60 seconds on flying duty, the Director General of Civil Aviation, the regulatory body governing the safety aspects of civil aviation in India, has not come through with flying colours. Instead this one action by DGCA

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Sawan’s music transcends dimensions

Newsroom24x7 Desk Listening to Sawan Datta’s music is elevating and so exhilarating. Listen to her music once and you would want more of it – music created unpremedidatedly. Sawan’s music transcends dimensions. Her newly launched website http://www.sawandutta.com/ opens the window to tell a “bit about her” – by underscoring the graffiti “Architecture is Frozen Music” scribbed across the canteen wall

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Gas disaster victims condemn absence of Dow Chemical in Bhopal Court

Newsroom24x7 Desk Bhopal: Five organisations, fighting for the rights of the survivors of the 1984 Union Carbide gas disaster in Bhopal, have expressed anger at the repeated non-appearance of The Dow Chemical Company, USA, current owner of Union Carbide, in response to the notice sent by the Bhopal District court. The organizations blamed the Indian

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Mahatma Gandhi’s statue in London celebrates the universal power of his message: David Cameron

Newsroom24x7 Desk London: Unveiling a statue of Mahatma Gandhi in Parliament Square in London in the company of over historical figures such as Winston Churchill and Abraham Lincoln this past weekend British Prime Minister David Cameron said that in putting Gandhi in this famous square we are giving him an eternal home in our country.

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List of eligible officers for promotion as ITO is only “draft list”

Newsroom24x7 Desk Mumbai: The Income Tax department in Mumbai has issued an in-house clarification indicating that the revised list of Eligible Officers for Promotion to the post of Income tax Officers (Grade-B)-Mumbai that had been circulated on March 12 is only a draft list and is not final. Income Tax Mumbai office issued a clarification

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Two hardcore criminals planning a murder arrested by Delhi Police

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: Delhi Police have arrested two hardcore criminals planning a murder and recovered from them a loaded revolver with six rounds, a pistol with 4 rounds and a motorcycle they had robbed earlier. Those arrested have been identified as Shahnawaj “Abid Mota” (25), resident of Mustafabad in Delhi and Anil “Sonu Matka” (30), resident of Harijan

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54 IAS officers empanelled for posting as Joint Secretary in GoI

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: Fifty-four IAS officers of the 1997 batch have been empanelled for appointment to the posts of Joint Secretary or equivalent at the Centre. Maximum 5 officers each have been empanelled for posting as Joint Secretary at the Centre from Gujarat, Maharashtra, and Tamil Nadu. 3 officers each have been empanelled from

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CBI arrests FCI Area Manager for accepting bribe

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested an Area Manager and an Assistant, both working in Food Corporation of India (FCI) at Nabha in Punjab, for allegedly demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs.50,000 from a rice miller. A case was registered under Section 120-B of IPC and Section 7

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Government will stand behind the hail-hit farmers: Shivraj

Directives issued for fair assessment of damage to standing and harvested crops due to hailstorm Bhopal: Chief Minister of the Central Indian State of Madhya Pradesh Shivraj Singh Chouhan has directed the official machinery to conduct immediate survey assessment of damage to standing and harvested crops due to the hail storm last week. The chief

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Gang of carjackers arrested by Delhi Police

Accused were apprehended at 212 Bus Stand at Nand Nagri in Delhi in an Accent Car They were having loaded country made pistols and also a sharp edged weapon The apprehended persons are in the 21-24 age group One Khaki color jacket, one hand blinker and a military color lower was also recovered from inside

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