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Gopal Baglay takes over as Spokesperson of Ministry of External Affairs

Monday, February 27, 2017

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Senior IFS officer, Gopal Baglay, on Monday has been appointed as Spokesperson of Ministry of External Affairs. Baglay who was earlier the Joint Secretary of Pakistan-Afghanistan-Iran replaced Vikas Swarup who was recently named as India’s High Commissioner to Canada. Baglay who belongs to the 1994 batch of the Indian Foreign Service (IFS) had earlier handled media …

12 Haryana bureaucrats transferred

Friday, February 24, 2017

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Chandigarh: The Haryana government on Friday transferred 12 of its bureaucrats, including a senior IAS officer. The eleven other officials, transferred with immediate effect, belonged to Haryana Civil Services (HCS). Gurugram Division Commissioner D Suresh has been given the additional charge of Rohtak Commissioner during the leave period of his Rohtak counterpart Chander Parkash, an …

Nine IPoS officers shifted after promotion to SAG

Friday, February 24, 2017

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As many as nine officers of Indian Postal Service (IPoS) have been promoted to the Senior Administrative Grade (SAG). Accordingly, K K Bhagat has been appointed as PMG, Varanasi region, UP Circle while T Mangminthang was posted as PMG, Aizwal, North East Circle and Ms B P Sri Devi is posted as DDG (Technology), Postal …

Vikas Swarup appointed Indian High Commissioner to Canada

Thursday, February 16, 2017

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Spokesperson of Ministry of External Affairs, Vikas Swarup, has been appointed as High Commissioner of India to Canada. ALSO READ: India and Pakistan were on the brink of a Nuclear War Swarup is an officer of the Indian Foreign Service batch of 1986 and is famous for penning down the novel Q & A, adapted in …

Telephonic Conversation of External Affairs Minister and US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

Thursday, February 16, 2017

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External Affairs Minister Smt. Sushma Swaraj and US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had a telephone conversation on February 15, 2017. The External Affairs Minister and Secretary Tillerson resolved to work together closely to further expand and deepen the multi-faceted strategic partnership between India and the US. They emphasized that close and strong relations between …

Envoys of Four Nations present credentials to the President of India

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

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 Envoys of Tunisia, Morocco, Yemen and Zambia presented their credentials to the President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee at a ceremony held in Rashtrapati Bhavan today (February 15, 2017).  The envoys who presented their credentials were: –   His Excellency Mr. Nejmeddine Lakhal, Ambassador of Tunisia   His Excellency Mr. Mohamed Maliki, Ambassador of Morocco His Excellency …

Govt plays cupid, allows IAS, IPS couples to work in one state

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

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In a Valentine’s Day gift to All India Services officers, the government has played cupid and today amended rules to mandatorily allow married couples from the IAS and IPS get the same cadre state. However, they will not get a cadre which is the home state of either of them. The amendment was cleared by …

9 IGs, 4 DIGs among those transferred in major reshuffle

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

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Jammu: In a major reshuffle, Jammu and Kashmir government has transferred and posted about 60 police officers, including 9 IGPs and 4 DIGs. Senior IPS officer S D Singh Jamwal has been appointed as new Police Chief of Jammu region and Alok Puri as head of the State Crime Branch. 47 Additional SPs, SPs and …

This IAS officer made a difference, here is why?

Wednesday, February 08, 2017

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Four kms from Badnagar, in Jafla village, after independence, first time a Dalit man was able to take his marriage procession. Thanks to the SDM of the region Avi Prasad. After being stopped for taking a procession, Neeraj, son of Ranchod, the groom took the help of the SDM, who immediately came in action and the …

India nominated among the top 5 Missions in Geneva

Wednesday, February 08, 2017

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India has been nominated among the top 5 Missions in Geneva for the Geneva Engage Awards for Social Media Engagement. The Geneva Engage Awards are awarded every year to actors that have been the most effective in their social media outreach and engagement. Also Read: Kangana Ranaut meets BSF jawans in Jammu

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