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HM to discuss Indo-Myanmar border issues with NE CMs and officials  

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will chair a review meeting on Indo- Myanmar Border issues on June 12, 2017, at Aizawl, Mizoram. The Chief Ministers of Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur, and Mizoram will attend the meeting. The meeting will discuss the status of border infrastructure along the Indo-Myanmar border, implementation…

Shome selected for Director (P&P) MOIL

Dipankar Shome (ED, MOIL) hwas on 07 June 2017 selected for the post of Director (P&P), MOIL. Only two candidates had appeared for selection interview including Ravindra Kumar Nigam (SECL/CIL.  

Railway gets new GMs

  Harinder Rao and Anil K Gupta have been appointed as General Manager (GM) of the Eastern and the Western Railway zone respectively. Both Rao and Gupta belong to the Indian Railway Service of Electrical Engineers (IRSEE). According to an order issued by the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT),…

What a coincidence?

It appears a sheer coincidence that the Allahabad High Court which had kept the orders reserved for last six months suddenly waking up on 28th March 2017 to state that it will pronounce the judgement (subjudiced on IRS C&CE cadre) on 04th April 2017. Many wonder whether it’s mere coincidence…

CBI to probe Arunachal former CM

The Supreme Court on Monday set aside a Gauhati High Court order to conduct a CBI probe against former Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki over corruption charges during his tenure as PWD Minister of the state in 2006. A bench led by Chief Justice of India J S Khehar…

Gangwar tipped for Member (Tech) IWAI

Indianmandarins has reliably learnt that S K Gangwar may be appointed as Member (Tech) of Inland Waterways Authority of India. Gangwar is a 1994 batch officer of Central Water Engineering Service, currently serving as chief engineer (Director-rank) in Ministry of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation. With the appointment…

Prabhu again eyes for Maruti as his PS

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu’s search for a private secretary (PS) has brought back his attention on Pingaley Vijay Maruti (IAS:2004:TN) who was his original choice for PS when he took over the reins of Railways. In 2014, late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa had refused to relieve Maruti, a…

IT raids Tamil Nadu chief secretary P Rama Mohana Rao’s residence

In a surprise move that has rattled the power corridors of Tamil Nadu, Income Tax officials raided  state chief secretary P Rama Mohana Rao’s residence in Chennai in the wee hours of Wednesday. At the time of posting this report, IT officials were said to have been carrying out the…

PESB to re-advertise the post of Dir (Engg), BSCL

Selection interview for the post of Director (Engineering), Burn Standard Company Limited (BSCL) was held today by PESB which decided to see more candidates. Reportedly, the post will be re-advertised shortly. Presently the post of Director (Engg) in BSCL is vacant. As many as four candidates had appeared before PESB for…

IAS freshers to interact with Union ministers 

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In a first, the government has set into motion an unique initiative to train new IAS officers from various cadres through interaction with Union Ministers from that state. The initiative would not only help the freshers to understand the ground realities of the cadre they belong to but would also…

NBCC gives dividend of Rs.108 cr for 2015-16 to the Government 

National Buildings Construction Corporation (NBCC) on Thursday presented a dividend cheque of Rs.108 cr for 2015-16 to Minister of Urban Development M.Venkaiah Naidu. Complimenting NBCC for a sustained increase in turnover and profits over the last few years, Naidu asked the company management to further expand and diversify its business…

NTPC pays Rs 1,995 cr dividend to government for FY’16

NTPC  has paid a total dividend of Rs 1,995.28 crore to the government for the 2015-16 financial year. “NTPC Ltd paid a total dividend @ 33.5 percent of its paid-up capital for the financial year 2015-16, amounting to Rs 2,762.23 crore. The dividend payment is fourth highest among public sector…

Sinha appointed as the next HC to UK

Yashvardhan Kumar Sinha (IFS:1981) has been appointed as the next High Commissioner of India to the United Kingdom. Presently he is serving as the High Commissioner to Sri Lanka. Sinha will succeed Navtej Sarna, who was apppointed the new Ambassdor to United States last week. He will take up his new…

Centre makes peace gestures, unions adamant

The Centre on Tuesday sought to make peace with Central trade unions, which have given a notice for a nationwide strike on September 2, by raising the minimum wage for non-agricultural unskilled workers (Category C) to Rs 350 per day from Rs 240 per day, as recommended by the Minimum…

RBI staff oppose public debt management agency

Employees of Reserve Bank of India have expressed concern over the setting up of the proposed Public Debt Management Agency (PDMA). In a letter written to Parliamentarians, RBI’s employees’ union has said that holding of government securities by the central bank in a developing economy is always advantageous. “The argument…

Appointment of new Chairman of UIDAI shortly

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to take final call regarding the appointment of new Chairman, UIDAI; a post which fell vacant in March 2014 when Nandan Nilekani resigned after joining the Congress Party to contest Lok Sabha elections from Bengaluru. Indianmandarins has reliably learnt that two senior civil…

7th CPC arrears to be paid with August salary

The Government may disburse Rs 34,600 crore to its employees in August salary as arrears because of the implementation of the 7th pay panel recommendations, India Ratings and Research said today. The government had last month announced that it will pay its employees arrears arising out of the implementation of…

Prasad gets rare two- year extension of service

Senior IAS officer B K Prasad, who probed the Ishrat Jahan missing files case, was on Thursday appointed Secretary, National Commission for Denotified, Nomadic and Semi-nomadic Tribes. Working as Additional Secretary in Home Ministry, he was due to retire on May 31 after completing 60 years of age of superannuation….

Rajan: Stress in PSBs triggered credit slowdown

Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan said on Tuesday that the slowdown in credit was largely linked to stress in public sector banks stemming from past mistakes in lending. This will not be fixed just by a cut in policy rates. Instead, what is required is a clean-up of…

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