Everything you need to know about Civil Secretariate: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Civil Secretariate: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Washington, June 17 (IANS) Siding with the Obama administration, the US Supreme Court Monday tossed out a provision in a Arizona state law requiring proof of citizenship for registration as a voter.
Guwahati, June 17 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Monday announced compensation of Rs.5 lakh each to the three people who tested HIV-positive after receiving blood from a state-run hospital, and said the government would bear the expenses for their treatment.
Guwahati, June 15 (IANS) Assam's Mangaldai town witnessed massive protests Saturday over the allegation that four people contracted AIDS after undergoing blood transfusion at a government blood bank.
Islamabad, June 11 (ANI): The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has submitted a resolution against drone attacks in the National Assembly.
Gurgaon, June 10 (IANS) The Haryana Civil Medical Services Association (HCMSA) has alleged that Narnaul's chief medical officer (CMO) was suspended for not accommodating Haryana health minister's men in the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) staff appointments and threatens stir.
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir), June 10 (ANI): Several state employee unions staged mass protests over their pending demands in Srinagar on Monday.
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) A two-day job fair organised by Delhi University students union (DUSU) will begin here Tuesday.
Washington, June 6 (ANI): The United States has signed an "Open Skies" agreement with Saudi Arabia which will give the Saudis "unrestricted" access to U.S. airspace, according to the U.S. State Department.
Tel Aviv, June 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Chechen businessman is to become an unlikely part-owner of one of Israel's biggest and most stridently nationalist football teams, the current majority owner said.
Mumbai, May 31 (IANS) Debt-ridden Kingfisher Airlines Friday reported a net loss of Rs.4,301.11 crore for the financial year ended March 31, 2013 against a loss of Rs.2,328.01 crore the previous year.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 31 (IANS) Unable to arrive at a consensus on the induction of state Congress president Ramesh Chennithala into the cabinet, the state Congress unit has sought the party high command's intervention.
Beijing, May 31 (IANS) About 80,000 orphans were given free insurance contracts Friday to cover the costs of treating 12 critical illnesses, an official said.
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Washington, May 24 (ANI): Former American president Abraham Lincoln's scribbled note ordering a disabled 14-year-old boy to be released from the Army in response to the boy's father's plea, has been put on sale at 15000 dollars as part of a rare collection of Lincoln's children-related documents.
Beijing, May 24 (Xinhua-ANI): The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) issued a certification for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner Thursday, a milestone for the 787 to begin commercial service in China.
Quito, May 23 (IANS/EFE) The Ecuadorian Civil Space Agency issued an alert Wednesday about a possible collision of its Pegaso satellite, launched last month, with the wreckage of a Russian rocket.
Washington, May 21 (ANI): New York City high school admissions policies are racially biased against black and Hispanic students.
New Delhi, May 21 (ANI): Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh has taken a decision to award minor penalty of censure to four officers of DGCA namely James George, Assistant Director (Airworthiness), V.P. Massey, Director (Airworthiness), R.K. Yadav, Assistant Director (Airworthiness) and Rajiv Gaur, Assistant Director (AE) for non-intimation of employment of their dependents in the private airlines or any sector under Ministry of Civil Aviation.
Bangalore, May 18 (IANS) Renowned automobile designer Dilip Chhabaria Saturday unveiled his design studio here to showcase his award-winning and innovative designs.
Cairo, May 18 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirtaes (UAE) and Egypt have held talks over enhancing cooperation in the civil aviation sector.
Beijing, May 18 (IANS) China has opposed the European Union's (EU) unilateral decision to incorporate international flights originating from countries outside of the EU into its carbon trading scheme, reported Xinhua.
Washington, May 15 (ANI): Amy Winehouse was controlled and manipulated by her husband, Blake Fielder-Civil, through drugs and "emotional S and M," a new book has claimed.
The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has revealed the Civil Services Main Exam 2013 scores of the successful candidates. Earlier this month, UPSC had declared the results of Civil Services Main Exam 2012 in which Haritha V Kumar from Kerela secured the first rank.
New Delhi, May 15 (ANI): Air India will resume domestic operations of grounded Boeing 787 Dreamliner planes from today.
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) The losses of the cash-strapped national carrier Air India are expected to come down by Rs.1,209 crore in the current fiscal, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh said Tuesday.
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Air India will Wednesday resume domestic commercial operations of the reinstated Boeing-787 Dreamliner and international operations by May 22.
New Delhi, May 13 (ANI): Expressing profound grief over the death of 24-year-old civil services aspirant from Bangalore, who committed suicide on Saturday with his family blaming an alleged goof-up in the UPSC exam results as the reason for his act, the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on Monday said V.Y. Manjunath with the roll number 538950 had failed to clear the preliminary examination and hence his claim was not correct.
London, May 12 (ANI): Amy Winehouse tried to kill herself when she was just ten years old after her dad Mitch left her mum Janis for another woman less than a year earlier, a new book claims.
Shimla, May 10 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh has allowed the entry of private retail outlets, including Bharti-Walmart, to open stores so that consumers could get quality products at cheaper rates, state Food and Civil Supplies Minister G.S. Bali said here Friday.
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) National carrier Air India Friday said it will lower the free baggage allowance (FBA) by five kg on economy class of all its domestic flights from May 13 and will impose a flat rate of Rs.250 per kg for baggage over the FBA.
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) Airline major Jet Airways Thursday said it will lower the free baggage allowance from 20 to 15 kg on economy class of all its domestic flights from May 15, while cabin baggage will be restricted to seven kg.
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Abu Dhabi, May 8 (IANS/WAM) Three people were killed and eight injured Tuesday when a fire engulfed a third floor apartment of a building here.
Thiruvananthapuram/New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) For the first time since 1991, a Keralite has topped the Civil Services Examinations while the second and fourth positions have also been bagged by people from the state. A Delhi resident has taken the third position.
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Describing the decision on 49 percent FDI in aviation as one which will transform the sector, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh said Friday the government envisages investment of $12.1 billion in the sector in the 12th Plan period (2012-2016).
Thiruvananthapuram, May 3 (IANS) For the first time since 1991, a Keralite has come first in the Civil Services Examinations while the second and fourth positions have also been bagged by people from the state.
Dhaka, May 3 (IANS) The toll in last week's building collapse on the outskirts of Bangladesh capital Dhaka climbed to 501 Friday, the authorities said.
Riyadh, May 1 (IANS) Saudi Arabia announced that 13 people were killed and four others were missing in Riyadh, Baha, Hail and Quwayiyah due to recent rains and floods, Xinhua reported Wednesday.
Washington, April 30 (IANS) Even as it acknowledges India as the world's most populous democracy, the Economist magazine's Index of Democracy 2012 ranks India 38th among 165 nations with an overall score of 7.52.
New Delhi, Apr. 29 (ANI): Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh has decided to permit scheduled airlines to unbundle certain services and to charge fees for these services separately.
Brasilia, April 29 (IANS/EFE) Five Brazilian police officers have been arrested for their suspected role in the murders of journalist Rodrigo Neto de Faria and press photographer Walgney Carvalho, the daily Folha de Sao Paulo said.
New Delhi, Apr. 25 (ANI): The officer trainees of Indian Administrative Service (IAS) of 2012 Batch and Royal Bhutan Civil Services called on Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari here on Thursday.
New Delhi, April 25 (ANI): The Government of Arunachal Pradesh has initiated action for acquiring 320 hectares of land for the proposed greenfield airport project at Holongi on the outskirts of Itanagar, the state capital.
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday said the government could not differentiate between "one poor man and another poor man" while offering subsidised foodgrain under the targeted public distribution system.
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Civil servants should understand the philosophy, values and principles of India's democratic polity, Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Monday said.
Beijing, April 22 (IANS) A strong quake in southwest China's Sichuan province has left 188 people dead and 25 missing as of Monday, authorities said.
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday stressed the need to build a climate favouring enterprise and investment while Observing that the current economic downturn was only temporary.
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday said there was need to identify the best practices in disaster management, and disseminate them widely for better preparedness.
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) As protests against the brutal rape of a five-year-old continue, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday said "vast improvement" was needed in the security accorded to women.
New Delhi, April 21 (ANI): Addressing participants at the 8th Civil Services Day function here on Sunday, the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, urged bureaucrats and other government employees to to build environment of creativity, entrepreneurship and enterprise.
New Delhi, April 21 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has said there was a need to make vast improvements to ensure women's safety in the country, while Citing the horrific Delhi gangrape incident and the gruesome assault on five-year-old girl.
Los Angeles, April 19 (IANS) Tom Hiddleston is excited to play the lead role in an upcoming biopic, based on late Jewish-Hungarian combat photographer Robert Capa. The actor plans to visit "the places he stayed at".
New Delhi, Apr. 18 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, will inaugurate the eighth Civil Services Day being held in New Delhi on April 21.
Washington, April 18 (IANS/EFE) US authorities Wednesday returned to Spain a 16th-century tapestry that was stolen in 1979 from the San Vicente Martir Cathedral.
Quito, April 15 (IANS/EFE) Ecuador will send its first domestically produced satellite into orbit in late April from a launch centre in China, said the Andean nation's President Rafael Correa.
Dubai, April 8 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Australia have signed a cooperation agreement to facilitate rapid expansion of civil aviation operations between them.
Abu Dhabi, April 1 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been elected as one of the facilitation panel members by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) in Canada.
Beijing, March 29 (IANS) Nearly 24 million people have been affected by drought in China's various provinces since last October while causing a big financial loss to the government, authorities said Thursday.
Moscow, March 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Opponents of Russia's ruling United Russia party should be given an opportunity to express their views, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has said.
New Delhi, Mar 26 (ANI): Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh on Tuesday said that India would be the third largest aviation market by 2020.
New Delhi, Mar 26 (ANI): Government gives green signal to AirAsia's proposal to set up a joint venture for running a passenger airline with the Tata Group.
New Delhi, Mar 26 (ANI): India on Tuesday said it has cleared Malaysian budget carrier AirAsia's proposal to start a passenger airline in India in partnership with the Tata Group with an investment of Rs 81 crore.
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) The government Tuesday approved Malaysian budget carrier AirAsia's proposal to set up a new airline in the Indian civil aviation sector with partners Tata Group and Arun Bhatia-promoted Telestra Tradeplace.
Chandigarh, March 26 (IANS) Punjab is headed for a record wheat procurement of 140 lakh tonnes this season, officials of the state food and supplies department said here Tuesday.
London, Mar 16 (ANI): A US appeals court has ruled that the CIA must give a fuller response to a lawsuit seeking the spy agency's records on drone attacks.
Port Louis, Mar 12 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday said Mauritius today figures high in economic and social development indicators in Africa and has become a role model to many countries because of its economic success story.
Moscow, March 12 (IANS) Russia would build a system to protect the Earth from meteors and other space debris, Russian federal space agency Roscosmos said Tuesday.
Los Angeles, March 12 (IANS) British comedian Russell Brand is being sued for $185,000 by pedestrian Victor Sneed.
London, Mar 10 (ANI): Two human rights and political activists have been sentenced by a Saudi Arabian court for setting up an illegal organisation and rebelling against the authority of the king.
Beijing, Mar. 8 (ANI): In a bid to avoid a new property sales tax imposed by the government, Chinese couples are now rushing to divorce.
The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has declared the results of Civil Services (main) examination 2011 on Thursday........................
Union Public Service Commission has issued the notification for the civil services preliminary examination, 2013.
Beijing, March 4 (IANS) At least 30 people were injured when a 5.5-magnitude earthquake hit southwest China's Yunnan province Sunday, officials said.
Beijing, Mar 1 (IANS) China will make efforts to increase funding for funerals, construct more non-profit tombs and improve funeral services, an official said Friday.
London, Feb. 28 (ANI): Amy Winehouse's former husband Blake Fielder-Civil has confessed that he introduced the tragic singer to heroin for the first time.
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) The government Monday withdrew all international operations slots given to now defunct Kingfisher Airlines, and said they will be distributed among other airlines.
Los Angeles, Feb 25 (IANS) Christoph Waltz picked up the best supporting actor trophy for "Django Unchained" at the 85th Academy Awards ceremony.
Moscow, Feb 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) State awards will be given to people who distinguished themselves in responding to the recent meteorite strike in Russia's Chelyabinsk region, a minister has said.
New Delhi, Feb. 20 (ANI): Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh on Wednesday said the ministry will introduce the proposed Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) Bill in the second part of the Budget Session of parliament.
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) would soon be replaced with a Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) to regulate the troubled sector, which has been facing mounting financial and operational issues, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh said Wednesday.
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) India and Britain Tuesday decided to launch negotiations on a civil nuclear agreement and boost trade as visiting British Prime Minister David Cameron and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh held wide-ranging talks on a wide gamut of issues, including regional and global issues.
COMEDK PGET 2013 Test Score and results are highly awaited by the medical students who have written the COMEDK PGET 2013 held on 3rd February 2013.
Shimla, Feb 14 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh will augment its storage capacity of foodgrains by 42,000 tonnes, state Food and Civil Supplies Minister G.S. Bali said Thursday.
New Delhi, Feb 13 (ANI): Two attendants of Air India have been suspended following instructions from Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh on grounds of dereliction of duty.
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Wednesday demanded that subsidised pulses and cooking oil be included in the food security bill. It also sought the coverage of all residents of the state under the bill.
Santa Cruz (Spain), Feb 11 (IANS/EFE) Five crewmen from a British cruise ship docked in Santa Cruz de La Palma, a city in Spain's Canary Islands, were killed and three injured Sunday when a lifeboat plunged into the water during an evacuation drill, authorities said.
London, Feb 10 (IANS) A British Airways Boeing 777 flight with over 150 people was forced to make an emergency landing in Canada after suspected toxic oil fumes were reported on the flight deck, a media report said Sunday.
New Delhi, Feb 8 (ANI): Fresh cases of epidemic swine flue emerged in New Delhi, killing three and hospitalising many others.
The national capital has been put on high alerts after emerging fresh cases of swine flu in New Delhi. According to news report, three persons have died and many hospitalized due to suffering from this deadly disease. The number of patients admitted with swine flue is on the rise and hundreds of people are rushing to the general hospitals.............................
Mumbai/Bangalore, Feb 5 (IANS) Debt-ridden Kingfisher Airlines Tuesday reported a net loss of Rs.755 crore for the third quarter of the current fiscal.
London, Feb 4 (ANI): Ben Affleck has won the top film honour for his Iran hostage drama, 'Argo' from the Directors Guild of America.
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) The stake-sale deal between Jet Airways and the Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways will infuse new lease of life into the troubled Indian aviation industry, a leading business chamber said Sunday.
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 30 (IANS) The recently commissioned Air India hangar here will do 12 C-checks on Air India Express flights in the next one year. The A- B- C- and D-checks are conducted on aircraft at regular intervals to ascertain their fitness for continued use.
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 30 (IANS) Minister of State for Civil Aviation K.C.Venugopal Wednesday said reservations on national carrier Air India and its subsidiaries would be revamped, in the wake of instances of irregularities reported recently.
London, Jan. 27 (ANI): Chief Operating Officer of Facebook, Sheryl Sandberg, has said that companies should be able to ask their employees about whether they hope to have children.
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) A group of civil society organisations Saturday urged the finance ministry to hold an annual consultation to ensure people's participation in the pre-budget processes.
Kabul, Jan. 26 (Xinhua-ANI): A suicide attack rocked Afghanistan's Ghazni city on Saturday, killing and injured over a dozen people, a local official told Xinhua but declined to give his name.
CMRL Chennai Metro invites application station Controller, JE and technicians. The process of online applications has already begun and candidate can apply online till 16th February 2012.
Beijing, Jan 22 (IANS) The most auspicious and romantic day in 10,000 years for weddings in China turned out to be a big flop as many couples who vowed "until death do us part" filed for divorce barely days later.
Jerusalem, Jan 22 (IANS) Israel's education ministry is trying to encourage army recruitment in high schools across the country by giving economic benefits to those teachers that motivate more students to join the military draft.