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Two Railway GMs get additional charge

M K Gupta (IRSE) GM, Modern Coach Factory (Rae Bareli) has been given the additional charge of the post of GM, Rail Coach Factory...

Deepak to head two committees simultaneously

JS Deepak who will take charge as India’s Ambassador to the WTO in Geneva on June 1 will simultaneously head two committees constituted to...

Joshi selected for CMD, NHPC

The public sector headhunter on May 31 selected Balraj Joshi for the post of Chairman & Managing Director, National Hydro Power Corporation (NHPC). Currently...

Latest appointments: Updated @ 07:00 PM (31 May)

Central deputation tenure of Ms Sujata Prasad (IDAS:1986) has been extended for period of six months ending 26 November 2017. Currently she serves as...

Coalgate: Justice paralyzed by undue considerations

In the Watergate scandal that threw out that scum of the earth called Richard Nixon from the office of US President, judges resorted to...

PESB picks Mall for CMD, IRCTC

The public sector headhunter on May 30 selected Mahendra Pratap Mall for the post of Chairman & Managing Director, Indian Railway Catering & Tourism...

JS Security, Parliament: 04 names in consideration

Indianmandarins has reliably learnt that as many as four IPS officers have been under consideration for the much-sought post of Joint Secretary (Security), Parliament....

DWS Secy & Min in Mumbai: Toilet – Ek Prem-Katha 

Union Minister for Drinking Water & Sanitation Narendra Singh Tomar and Union Secretary P Parameshwaran Iyer (Retd IAS:1983:UP) are said to have gone to...

Portals being used for assessing officers online

The DoPT, in assistance with ministries, has installed three new software portals to assess the performance of Central government officers including IAS and IPS....

Railway PSU RITES records 18% rise in revenue in FY 17 

RITES Ltd, a Ministry of Railways PSU, has recorded an 18% increase in its total income in FY 2016-17 compared to 2015-16. Despite severe...

PESB picked Sharma for CMD post in HCL

The public sector headhunter on May 29 selected Santosh Sharma (Director- Operations, HCL) for the post of CMD, Hindustan Copper Limited (HCL). As many...

Eligibility for CMD, BCCL: Fresh hope for 04 directors

The PESB has issued clarifications on its website regarding the ‘job hopping’ clause. This follows on the heels of four Directors on the board...
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CBDT panel to recommend ways for recovery of arrears 

The CBDT is reportedly examining the issue of expanding the scope of its policy of “naming and shaming” of tax defaulters by sharing such...

Search begins for successors of Arundhati

The government has initiated the process of finding a new chief of State Bank of India (SBI) as Arundhati Bhattacharya’s extended term may end...

PSBs slow down recovery of loans in FY17

Even as the RBI has been pushing for an action plan to implement the NPA (non-performing asset) ordinance, banks have reportedly been slow in...

Demise of an unsung and vilified hero

  The lion, former DGP of Punjab Kunwar Pal Singh Gill, 82, is dead and gone. In life, for saving India and its Punjab from...

The light that couldn’t be hid under the bushel

Sanjeev Chaturvedi (IFS:2002:UD) on 11th May 2017 secured an outstanding Annual Performance Appraisal Report (APAR) rating of 9.5 out of 10 in his cadre...

Ms. Kumar may soon move from President Sectt to Brussels

Indianmandarins has reliably learnt that Ms. Gaitri Kumar (IFS:1986) may soon move from President Secretariat to Brussels (Embassy of India, Belgium, Luxemburg & EU)....

IT sleuths hunting down benamidars

The Income-tax Directorates of Investigation has identified more than 400 benami transactions up to 23 May 2017. These include deposits in bank accounts, plots...