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Everything you need to know about A.gs. Staff Quarters: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Bhubaneswar, June 17 (IANS) Odisha created 537 posts of police sub-inspectors Monday to deal with crimes against women and children in the state, officials said.
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday issued notice to the central government and the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) on a plea of a candidate seeking cancellation of the CGL examination in April on grounds the paper was leaked a day before the test.
Washington, June 17 (ANI): Michigan Republican Rep. Mike Rogers said that China's role is questionable in light of Edward Snowden's leaking NSA secret intelligence and his subsequent fleeing to Hong Kong despite its extradition treaty with US.
Washington, June 14 (ANI): The US intelligence officials fear that Edward Snowden who is in hiding after leaking details about the spy surveillance programme may leak sensitive secrets of America to China.
Islamabad, June 13 (ANI): A top American military officer has said the United States is gradually rebuilding its bilateral relationship with Pakistan.
Abu Dhabi, June 13 (IANS/WAM) The UAE has held discussions with Greece and Britain on improving ties.
Islamabad, June 8 (IANS) A trilateral meeting of military commanders from Pakistan, the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) and Afghanistan was held Saturday in the garrison city of Rawalpindi.
Dehradun, June 8 (ANI): As many as 631 Gentlemen Cadets passed out from the prestigious Indian Military Academy (IMA) after a ceremonial parade here on Saturday.
Tokyo, May 31 (ANI): All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan's largest airline group, has chosen renowned fashion designer Prabal Gurung to design new uniforms for its cabin crew and ground staff.
Washington, May 30 (IANS) A US Army soldier intends to plead guilty in the killing of 16 Afghan villagers in March 2012, in order to avoid the death penalty, his lawyer said.
Los Angeles, May 29 (IANS) Beyonce Knowles' security guards have reportedly been asked to watch out for obsessed fan Bassey Essien when the singer headlines Sound of Change concert Saturday.
London, May 29 (ANI): Beyonce has beefed up security at her Twickenham stadium gig, amid fears of a British stalker.
London, May 29 (ANI): Rihanna chooses not to use any numbing cream before waxing because she "loves the pain".
Islamabad, May 29 (ANI): A petition has been moved in the Supreme Court of Pakistan calling for the issuance of a declaration that no person, civil or military, should engage in any contact or negotiation with the Taliban.
Melbourne, May 28 (ANI): A company in Melbourne, which was once awarded with the best employer accolade, is in strife after deducting wages from staff members for toilet breaks.
Islamabad, May 23 (IANS) The Chinese government will unswervingly stick to its friendly policy toward Pakistan and support the South Asian nation in realising stability and better development, visiting Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said here Thursday.
Beijing, May 18 (Xinhua-ANI): President Barack Obama intends to nominate Army Lt. Gen. Curtis Scaparrotti to succeed Army Gen. James Thurman as the commander of the U.S. Forces in Korea, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced on Friday at a Pentagon press conference.
Washington, May 17 (ANI): President Barack Obama has warned a spate of sexual assaults in the military is endangering US national security and vowed to do everything possible to fix the problem.
IBPS or Institute of Banking Personal Selection has released the updated available vacancies of Clerical Staff in Participating Organisations for 2013-14 in regard to IBPS CWE Clerks-II recruitment in its official website: http://ibps.in/. The selected candidates have also been intimated via email and SMS in their registered email address and phone numbers.
New Delhi, May 1 (ANI): Chief of Army Staff General Bikram Singh briefed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) on the incursion by Chinese troops in Ladakh.
Washington, Apr. 28 (ANI): A new survey at The Ohio State University has supported what previous research has shown to be true - people, who have higher beliefs in their ability to engage in healthy lifestyle behaviours also have more participation in behaviours that support their overall health.
London, April 28 (IANS) Volunteers at Britain's Ely Cathedral have reportedly been instructed not to bother Hollywood actress Mila Kunis or her co-star Channing Tatum while they shoot in the church.
Tokyo, Apr. 27 (ANI): China has regarded the Japanese administered Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea as its core interest, China's foreign ministry has announced for the first time.
Beijing, Apr. 26 (Xinhua-ANI): Visiting top U.S. military officer Martin Dempsey met here Friday with Japanese military chiefs and vowed to cooperate closely with Japan on defense to cope with regional threats.
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Beijing, Apr. 25 (ANI): China has revealed its plans to build more aircraft carriers after commissioning its first last year.
Washington, Apr 23 (ANI): A top Chinese military officer has said that the damaging consequences caused by cyber war 'may be as serious as a nuclear bomb.'
Beijing, April 22 (IANS) The interaction between Chinese and US armies is of great importance, Fang Fenghui, chief of the general staff of the Chinese People's Liberation Army, said here Monday.
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) The government Saturday amended Defence Procurement Procedure (DPP) to improve efficiency in the procurement process, strengthen defence manufacturing base and provide a level playing field for Indian firms in the defence sector.
New Delhi, Apr. 20 (ANI): With the twin objective of infusing greater efficiency in the procurement process and strengthening the defence manufacturing base in the country, the Defence Acquisition Council, the apex decision making body of the Ministry of Defence, took a series of decisions today, including amendments to Defence Procurement Procedure (DPP).
Beijing, April 16 (IANS) China Tuesday issued a white paper on national defence, elaborating on its new security challenges in times of peace and the diversified employment of its armed forces to cope with these challenges.
Further to the notification issued on March 01, 2013 regarding the Recruitment in Clerical Cadre in Participating Organizations, Institute of banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has issued the schedule of activities for candidates successful in both CWE and Interview of IBPS Common Written Examination for Clerical Cadre 2012 held on 15th / 16th / 22nd / 23rd / 29th and 30th December 2012.
Abu Dhabi, April 15 (IANS/WAM) Chief of British Defence Staff General David Richards is currently on a visit to the UAE.
The Combined Graduate Level Examination, 2013, which was scheduled on 14th April, 2013,
London, Apr. 11 (ANI): Michael Jackson's pet chimp Bubbles, who was once the most pampered and powerful primate in pop, has now been abandoned by the singer's family.
Washington, Apr. 8 (ANI): A top US military officer has said that the Taliban is likely to remain a military threat in some parts of Afghanistan long after American troops complete their combat mission in 2014.
Hyderabad, April 3 (IANS) Protests by opposition parties in Andhra Pradesh continued Wednesday to press for a rollback of the recent hike announced in electricity tariff.
Colombo, April 3 (IANS) An office of a Tamil newspaper was attacked in the northern Sri Lanka Wednesday, police said.
Moscow, April 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian armed forces are expecting to call up 153,200 conscripts for military service in the annual spring draft that started Monday and will last through July 15.
Hyderabad, March 30 (IANS) Ignoring opposition protests and despite an unprecedented electricity shortage, Andhra Pradesh government Saturday hiked the electricity tariff by about 15 percent, imposing over Rs.6,000 crore burden on people.
Hyderabad, March 30 (IANS) History appears to be repeating itself in Andhra Pradesh with the opposition parties closing ranks for state-wide protests over the severe electricity shortage and the proposed hike in tariff.
Hyderabad, March 30 (IANS) In a midnight crackdown, Hyderabad police forcibly shifted fasting leaders of the main opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) to a state-run hospital after their condition deteriorated.
Hyderabad, March 29 (IANS) The condition of some of Telugu Desam Party (TDP) leaders deteriorated Friday onn the fourth day of their indefinite fast demanding rollback of the hike in electricity tariff.
Karachi, Mar. 29 (ANI): To strengthen the defence of Gwadar Port and to enhance the security of vital assets and installations along the western coast, the Pakistan Navy has commissioned the 3rd Pak Marines Battalion.
Washington, March 27 (Xinhua-ANI): U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday appointed U.S. Secret Service official Julia Pierson to be the agency's first female director.
Hyderabad, March 26 (IANS) Even as police arrested leaders of Left parties who were on hunger strike for last four days to protest hike in electricity tariff, leaders of the main opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) Tuesday night launched an indefinite fast here on the same issue.
London, March 25 (ANI): Teachers are blaming timid parents for breeding a generation of rowdy schoolchildren, according to a new survey.
Washington, Mar. 25 (ANI): The US military is still weighing its lessons a decade after the start of America's invasion of Iraq.
New Delhi, Mar. 22 (ANI): India and China have agreed to finalise the plan of bilateral exchanges between the armed forces of the two nations during the Defence Secretary-level talks held here on Friday.
New Delhi, Mar. 22 (ANI): The Defence Secretary-level talks between India and China are expected to focus on enhancing confidence-building measures (CBMs).
The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has advertised for Recruitment for various posts in Cabinet Secretariat 2013, which application forms are open for filling......................
Islamabad, Mar. 20 (ANI): The Pakistan Army, in a meeting, has resolved to continue the fight against terrorism.
Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has released a list of incomplete on-line applications of Multi Tasking (Non-Technical) Staff Examination, 2013.
Beijing, March 18 (IANS) US Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew will visit China March 19-20, said authorities.
Madrid, March 16 (IANS/EFE) The Spanish mission in Afghanistan began its withdrawal from Qala-i-Naw to its main base in Herat with the moving of equipment, vehicles and personnel.
Moscow, March 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Salaries for staff of the Russian government's central apparatus have been doubled, as have those for staff of the presidential administration, a Kremlin spokesman said.
Washington, March 13 (IANS/EFE) US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel Tuesday decided to review the criteria for presenting the newly created and so-called "drone award".
Beijing, March 12 (IANS) China is willing to work with the US to explore a "new type" of relations, based on mutual respect, cooperation and seeking win-win situations, a Chinese foreign ministry spokeswoman said Tuesday.
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Staff members of Tihar Jail Saturday walked the ramp as they showcased dress and jewellery designed by female inmates of the jail.
Moscow, March 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Women should not replace the thousands of men dodging military service in Russia's Armed Forces but should bring up children instead, Russia's sole female army General Yelena Knyazeva said in an interview.
Moscow, March 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has invited US Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Martin Dempsey to Moscow for talks that will include the missile defence issue, his Russian counterpart General Valery Gerasimov said.
Moscow, March 7 (IANS/RIA Novsoti) The Russian defence ministry is set to create a special operation unit, the chief of the General Staff said.
Moscow, March 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) About 250,000 Russians dodged compulsory military service last year, a military official said.
Moscow, March 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Sheikh Abdulla, an elderly-looking, impoverished widower working as a traditional healer in Afghanistan, has been found to be a Soviet soldier who went missing during a nine-year-long war that began when the Soviets invaded Afghanistan in 1979.
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Recycling sewage for human use is the solution for depleting water in rivers and lakes, and rising domestic and industrial waste in Indian cities and towns, said participants at a seminar here Monday.
The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has declared the results of Sub - Inspectors (Executive) in Delhi Police, 2012 on Friday (March 01, 2013) which examination was held on 19 August 2012.....................
Moscow, Mar 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A proposed Russian permanent naval task force in the Mediterranean Sea may consist of up to 10 combat and auxiliary ships, a high-ranking military source said.
Moscow, Feb 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A series of random checks in the Russian Armed Forces has revealed a number of systemic shortcomings, General Staff chief Valery Gerasimov said.
Washington, Feb 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US military is bracing for a looming wave of across-the-board budget cuts known as the "sequestration" that Pentagon officials say would dangerously erode the United States' defences.
Islamabad, Feb. 15 (Xinhua-ANI): Pakistan on Friday tested a missile that can carry nuclear warheads, the second such test in a week, the military said.
Moscow, Feb 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The level of existing and potential military threats for Russia may increase significantly by 2030, and wars for natural resources should be expected, according to Russian General Staff chief Col. Gen. Valery Gerasimov.
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Wednesday pledged "strongest action" if it is proved that bribes swung the $750 million deal for 12 VVIP helicopters for the IAF, as the opposition prepared to raise a storm in parliament opening a week later.
New Delhi, Feb.11 (ANI): Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Bikram Singh has embarked on a four-day goodwill visit to Japan to strengthen bilateral relations and defence cooperation.
Islamabad, Feb 11 (ANI): Pakistan has conducted a successful test fire of Short Range to Surface Missile Hatf IX (NASR).
New Delhi, Feb 7 (ANI): Finance Minister P. Chidambaram has said the army's rigidness against any dilution or amendment to the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), is making it difficult for the government to move forward on this proposal.
London, Feb 7 (ANI): UK mobile store owners have denied claims by BlackBerry boss Thorsten Heins that some the company's new Z10 smartphones are selling better than expected.
RRB Bhubaneswar has announced exam date of paramedical categories. As per notification given by the RRB Bhubaneswar, the exam is scheduled to be held on 24th February 2013.
Islamabad, Feb. 5 (ANI): Former military ruler and Pakistan president, Pervez Musharraf, had kept his top commanders in the dark about his 'secret understanding' with the US to support the invasion of Afghanistan, according to his former military aide.
Moscow, Feb 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will hold the 2014 Group of Eight (G8) summit in its southern Black Sea resort of Sochi, the city that will also host the 2014 Winter Olympic Games, the Kremlin said Monday.
Moscow, Feb 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Brazilian defence ministry intends to discuss purchasing air defence systems from Russia during talks with Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev later this month, the ministry said Sunday.
London, Feb 1 (IANS) A man in South Africa was horrified when he opened the casket at his dead wife's funeral and found a stranger inside.
Sydney, Feb 1 (ANI): Facebook's COO Sheryl Sandberg has described a cultural manifesto released by the video streaming and DVD rental company, Netflix, as the 'most important document ever to come out of the Silicon Valley'.
Lahore, Jan.31 (ANI): Describing former Pakistan chief of army staff Lt. Gen. (retired) Shahid Aziz as an imbalanced personality who has indulged in uncalled for character assassination, former president and army chief General (retired) Pervez Musharraf, justifying the 1999 Kargil War, said there was absolutely no need to inform everyone about the operation.
BSSC Graduate Level Main answer key has been released. Previously the exam of Bihar BSSC graduate level mains was held on 28th January 2013 at the various centers in the capital city Patna.
The reason why nations place a significant part of their nuclear arsenals on board nuclear-propelled ballistic missile submarines (SSBNs) is because of their invulnerability, in comparison with static airforce bases and missile sites or even mobile launchers. Once at its patrol station, a few hundred meters underwater, the SSBN is considered safe from prying sensors, including satellites.
Islamabad, Jan 28 (IANS) Pakistan is expected to receive maritime surveillance P3C Orion aircraft from the US this year, state media quoted the country's ambassador in Washington as saying.
Islamabad, Jan. 28 (ANI): Pakistan is expected to receive maritime surveillance P3C Orion aircraft from the United States this year.
Moscow, Jan 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's armed forces are ready for a major war, chief of the military's General Staff Colonel General Valery Gerasimov said Saturday.
London, Jan. 24 (ANI): U.S. Defence Secretary Leon Panetta has decided to lift the ban on women military personnel serving on the front line, opening more than 230,000 front line positions and elite commando posts for them.
Washington, Jan 24 (IANS) The US has decided to abolish a 1994 rule excluding women from combat, opening hundreds of thousands of frontline jobs to servicewomen, reported the American Forces Press Service, Pentagon's information wing, Wednesday.
New Delhi/Tel Aviv, Jan 20 (IANS) Indian Air Force (IAF) chief N.A.K. Browne is on a four-day visit to Israel, during which he will discuss ongoing military cooperation programmes.
Islamabad, Jan. 19 (ANI): Lt General Rashad Mahmood has been appointed as the Chief of General Staff (CGS) in a major reshuffle in the Pakistan Army at the general headquarters (GHQ) in Rawalpindi.
Hyderabad, Jan 17 (IANS) Concerned over indications that the central government has decided to carve out Telangana state out of Andhra Pradesh, ruling Congress party leaders from Rayalaseema and Andhra regions Thursday said the state's division is unacceptable to them.
Washington, Jan.17 (ANI): A U.S. Marine pleaded guilty in a court-martial for urinating on the bodies of dead Taliban extremists and then getting himself photographed with the corpses.
Hyderabad, Jan 17 (IANS) Police arrested dozens of pro-Telangana students here Thursday as they tried to disrupt a meeting of Seemandhra leaders, opposing the proposed division of Andhra Pradesh.
London, Jan 12 (ANI): An Iranian government-affiliated arts bureau has planned to produce a film to offer the country's own version of the 1979 hostage crisis.
Washington, Jan 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) When US President Barack Obama announced that White House Chief of Staff Jack Lew was his pick to be the next US treasury secretary, it of course drew plenty of media attention, but not all of it for the reasons one might expect.
Washington, Jan 11 (ANI): US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has said that American officials are discussing with Middle East governments the steps needed to ensure that Syria's chemical and biological weapons sites are secured when President Bashar al-Assad leaves office.
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) is strengthening its VIP fleet with four new Embraer 145 aircraft and AW101 chopppers.
London, Jan 8 (ANI): Journalists at a major Chinese media firm have staged a rare protest against censorship rules in the country.