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IPS officer Peeyush Pandey gets another extension in SPG

Tuesday, March 21, 2017


New Delhi: IPS officer Peeyush Pandey has been given extension till next month-end as Inspector General in Special Protection Group (SPG). The tenure of Pandey, a 1993 batch IPS officer of West Bengal cadre, was in February 2015 extended till December 17, last year. The Appointments Committee of Cabinet has approved for extension of deputation …

17 IPS officers transferred in Punjab

Friday, March 17, 2017


In a major reshuffle, Amarinder Singh led Punjab government today transferred 17 IPS officers and 24 PPS officers with immediate effect. The transferred officers included two ADGP rank officers and 13 SSPs. An official spokesperson said senior IPS officer Gaurav Yadav has been posted as ADGP Administration while Dinkar Gupta has been posted as ADGP …

India’s UN Ambassador Syed Akbaruddin amongst top ten diplomats with most twitter interactions

Thursday, March 16, 2017


Indian Ambassador to the United Nations, Syed Akbaruddin, has been ranked third on the list of diplomats with most twitter interactions. The list is topped by the US Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, with 243, 357 interaction with a rate of 0.27%. Haley has 231,722 followers on Twitter. ALSO READ: Secretary Steven Mnuchin asserted India as …

Six SPs transferred in Chhattisgarh

Monday, March 06, 2017


Raipur: The Chhattisgarh government transferred Sukma District Superintendent of Police Indira Kalyan Elesela in the wake of controversy over his alleged remark on human rights activists. Five other SPs, including R N Dash of Bastar district, were also transferred, an official release said here. According to some local media reports, Elesela, a 2011 batch IPS officer, …

Several key Delhi police officers transferred

Saturday, March 04, 2017


In a major reshuffle in the top authorities in Delhi Police under the new commissioner Amulya Patnaik, 18 officials have been transferred including those who were working on the missing JNU student case and Ramjas College incident cases. Ravindra Yadav, joint commissioner of police (Crime) has been transferred as joint commissioner of police in Eastern range, Praveer …

AK Govil replaces AK Kathpalia as Air India operations head

Friday, March 03, 2017


The government-owned Air India has shunted out its controversial head of operations, AK Kathpalia, replacing him with AK Govil. Last month, aviation regulator DGCA had suspended Kathpalia’s flying licence for three months for allegedly skipping the mandatory pre and post-flight alcohol test. ALSO READ: Here’s what Javed Akhtar tweeted backing his harsh words Kathpalia, who is …

IAS, IPS officers to file performance report online

Wednesday, March 01, 2017


New Delhi: The Centre has decided to amend rules to allow online filing of performance reports of IAS and IPS officers. The move will help in checking delayed submission of the confidential reports and claims of bias in giving low ratings to an officer to affect his or her career growth. ALSO READ: Gopal Baglay takes …

Sanjiv Singh appointed IOCL chief

Tuesday, February 28, 2017


Sanjiv Singh was today appointed Chairman of the Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL), the country’s largest commercial enterprise. The Appointments Committee of Cabinet approved his appointment to the post for a period of five years, an order issued by the Personnel Ministry said. ALSO READ: This open letter on behalf of the Kargil martyr to Gurmehar …

Gopal Baglay takes over as Spokesperson of Ministry of External Affairs

Monday, February 27, 2017


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


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 …

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