Articles about District Magistrate

Meet IAS officer Tushar Sumera who barely cleared Class 10

13 Jun 2022

India
Meet IAS officer Tushar Sumera who barely cleared Class 10

Several educational boards declared their Class 10 results recently and if you're someone who scored the bare minimum, there's no need to be disheartened.

Bihar: Couple begs to pay hospital bribe for son's body

09 Jun 2022

India
Bihar: Couple begs to pay hospital bribe for son's body

An elderly couple is begging for money on the streets of Samastipur, Bihar to "get their son's body released from a government hospital."

COVAXIN: Doctors, nurses, MBBS students to get first vaccine doses

07 Nov 2020

India
COVAXIN: Doctors, nurses, MBBS students to get first vaccine doses

Health workers will be among the first 30 crore people to be administered Bharat Biotech's COVID-19 vaccine.

Spanish-mountaineer names peak after former Uttarkashi DM for saving him

18 Aug 2020

World
Spanish-mountaineer names peak after former Uttarkashi DM for saving him

Ashish Chauhan, former District Magistrate of Uttarkashi, will soon have a peak in Spain named after him, all thanks to something he did way back in 2018.

10,000 beds, 18,000 tonnes of ACs in Delhi's biggest coronavirus-facility

25 Jun 2020

India
10,000 beds, 18,000 tonnes of ACs in Delhi's biggest coronavirus-facility

The Radha Soami Satsang Beas complex in Chattarpur is being turned into a COVID-19 facility, the largest one in Delhi, to deal with the rapid rise of coronavirus cases.

With 14,516 coronavirus cases in 24-hours, India records steepest jump

20 Jun 2020

India
With 14,516 coronavirus cases in 24-hours, India records steepest jump

India recorded the biggest jump in coronavirus cases again with 14,516 new infections being reported in the last 24 hours. With this, India's tally stands at 3.95 lakh, the Union Health Ministry said on Saturday morning.

Coronavirus: 52 evacuated from Delhi's Chandni Mahal mosques test positive

11 Apr 2020

India
Coronavirus: 52 evacuated from Delhi's Chandni Mahal mosques test positive

Delhi's Chandni Mahal locality has emerged as a containment zone after 52 out of 102 people who were evacuated from 13 mosques in the area tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

Coronavirus-panic: Infected Kanika Kapoor met Dushyant Singh, he other MPs

21 Mar 2020

Politics
Coronavirus-panic: Infected Kanika Kapoor met Dushyant Singh, he other MPs

Bollywood singer Kanika Kapoor, who tested positive for coronavirus on Friday, has sparked fears of mass infection after she met with almost the entire elite circle of Lucknow, Vasundhara Raje and her son Dushyant Singh.

How do Delhi's coronavirus quarantine facilities fare up?

18 Mar 2020

India
How do Delhi's coronavirus quarantine facilities fare up?

In a bid to limit community transmission of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), India has made it mandatory for people arriving from certain virus-hit countries to face a 14-day quarantine.

J&K: Farooq Abdullah released from detention after 7 months

13 Mar 2020

Politics
J&K: Farooq Abdullah released from detention after 7 months

A little over seven months later, National Conference's senior leader Farooq Abdullah was released by the Jammu and Kashmir administration on Friday.

Five IAS officers who have launched eco-friendly initiatives in India

10 Feb 2020

Inspirational
Five IAS officers who have launched eco-friendly initiatives in India

The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is the most prestigious and sought-after Civil Service of the country.

On Ayodhya, don't make unnecessary comments, Modi tells BJP ministers

07 Nov 2019

Politics
On Ayodhya, don't make unnecessary comments, Modi tells BJP ministers

No matter what the outcome of sensitive Ayodhya case is, you shall not make unnecessary comments, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reportedly told BJP ministers on Wednesday.

Five IAS officers who made India better with their initiatives

15 Sep 2019

Inspirational
Five IAS officers who made India better with their initiatives

The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is the most prestigious and sought-after Civil Service of the country.

School/college failures, dropouts who later became IAS and IPS officers

13 Sep 2019

Inspirational
School/college failures, dropouts who later became IAS and IPS officers

The Civil Services Examination (CSE) conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) every year is one of the most challenging exams.

UP: Before roti-salt, kids at Mirzapur school were served rice-salt

04 Sep 2019

India
UP: Before roti-salt, kids at Mirzapur school were served rice-salt

The fault lines in the mid-day meal scheme were exposed last month after it was revealed that students at a state-run school in Mirzapur were served roti with salt.

How this hearing impaired woman cleared UPSC in first attempt

18 Aug 2019

India
How this hearing impaired woman cleared UPSC in first attempt

The Union Public Service Commission exams are as feared as they are admired. However, Indian Administrative Service officer Saumya Sharma cleared the exam in her first attempt despite her hearing disability and a viral fever on the day of the exam.

After breather, security upped in J&K before Eid: Reports

12 Aug 2019

India
After breather, security upped in J&K before Eid: Reports

In Jammu and Kashmir, curfew was re-imposed on Sunday afternoon, a day before Eid celebrations, said reports. Authorities had eased restrictions in some areas to help people prepare for the festival.

UP: 9 shot dead, 25 injured in gunfight over land-dispute

17 Jul 2019

India
UP: 9 shot dead, 25 injured in gunfight over land-dispute

At least nine people were shot dead and 25 others were injured when an alleged land dispute in Uttar Pradesh's Sonbhadra led to a gunfight between two parties.

SP's Azam Khan to be listed on UP's land-mafia portal

14 Jul 2019

Politics
SP's Azam Khan to be listed on UP's land-mafia portal

The District Administration of Uttar Pradesh's Rampur is considering listing Samajwadi Party MP Azam Khan under the "land mafia" category on the state government's Anti-Bhoo Mafia (anti-land mafia) portal set up by CM Yogi Adityanath.

Journalists locked-up as Yogi Adityanath visits hospital; DM denies reports

01 Jul 2019

India
Journalists locked-up as Yogi Adityanath visits hospital; DM denies reports

In a shocking incident that has come to light, a group of local journalists was allegedly locked up during Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's visit to Moradabad's district hospital on Sunday.

Mathura: Mass cheating during LLB exams, teachers found assisting

27 Jun 2019

India
Mathura: Mass cheating during LLB exams, teachers found assisting

Incidents of mass cheating at two big colleges in Mathura, affiliated to the Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar University (formerly Agra University), have come to light.

UP Police launches app for lodging e-FIR: Details here

24 Jun 2019

India
UP Police launches app for lodging e-FIR: Details here

Several people opt out of filing a complaint at police stations in the country, despite the gravity of the crime, as it's tedious.

School/college failures, dropouts who later became IAS and IPS officers

18 Jun 2019

India
School/college failures, dropouts who later became IAS and IPS officers

The Civil Services Examination (CSE) conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) every year is one of the most challenging exams.

Chhattisgarh: This IAS officer launched 'bike ambulances' for remote villages

15 Jun 2019

India
Chhattisgarh: This IAS officer launched 'bike ambulances' for remote villages

Access to healthcare is a serious problem in rural India. In 2018, when Awanish Saran IAS became District Collector of Chhattisgarh's Kabirdham, he realized that basic healthcare facilities couldn't reach people in remote areas, especially Baiga and Gond tribal communities.

Shocked by student's suicide over failure, IAS-officer shares own marks

14 May 2019

India
Shocked by student's suicide over failure, IAS-officer shares own marks

The Chhattisgarh state board exam results were declared recently following which an 18-year-old student from Raigarh committed suicide for failing in board exams for the second time.

Five IAS officers who made India better with their initiatives

14 May 2019

India
Five IAS officers who made India better with their initiatives

The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is the most prestigious and sought-after Civil Service of the country.

Delhi: 2,500 liter diesel found in school's basement

28 Apr 2019

Delhi
Delhi: 2,500 liter diesel found in school's basement

In a concerning incident, nearly 2,500 liter of diesel was recently found inside the basement of KR Mangalam School in Delhi, prompting authorities to launch an investigation.

Engineer from Noida brings over 10 lakes back to life

10 Apr 2019

India
Engineer from Noida brings over 10 lakes back to life

When anything goes wrong, blame the authorities.

Ex-Navy chief to approach EC over Yogi's 'upsetting' #ModijiKiSena comment

02 Apr 2019

India
Ex-Navy chief to approach EC over Yogi's 'upsetting' #ModijiKiSena comment

Former Navy Chief Admiral L Ramdas has said that he would move the Election Commission against the Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath for terming the Indian Army as 'Modiji ki Sena' (Modi's army).

This Sikkim IAS officer launched project to adopt, transform villages

25 Mar 2019

India
This Sikkim IAS officer launched project to adopt, transform villages

Until three years ago, Rongbul, a small village in South Sikkim, suffered from various problems, including irregular power supply, lack of government school teachers, and no development among others.

UP: Shamli DM transferred over discrepancies in by-poll vote counting

15 Nov 2018

India
UP: Shamli DM transferred over discrepancies in by-poll vote counting

Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) MP, Tabassum Hasan, today welcomed the Election Commission's decision to transfer Shamli (UP) District Magistrate, Inder Vikram Singh, over charges of irregularities during the counting of votes in Kairana by-polls.

Noida: 6 criminals booked under Gangsters Act in GB Nagar

24 Oct 2018

Delhi
Noida: 6 criminals booked under Gangsters Act in GB Nagar

Six people were booked under the Gangsters Act on Tuesday in the Gautam Buddh Nagar of Noida for their alleged involvement in committing crimes in the district.

Self-styled godman Rampal, 13 followers get life-imprisonment in murder case

17 Oct 2018

India
Self-styled godman Rampal, 13 followers get life-imprisonment in murder case

A Haryana court sentenced self-styled godman Rampal and his 13 followers to life imprisonment in the second case of murder against them on Wednesday.

Life of an IAS officer: Roles, career path, salary, perks

13 Oct 2018

India
Life of an IAS officer: Roles, career path, salary, perks

Becoming a civil servant is one of the most sought-after, respected and challenging career choices in India.

UP: New Farakka Express derails near Rae Bareli, five dead

10 Oct 2018

India
UP: New Farakka Express derails near Rae Bareli, five dead

On Wednesday morning, five coaches, and the engine, of Delhi bound New Farakka Express derailed near Rae Bareli, Uttar Pradesh, killing 5.

UPSC: Roles and responsibilities of an IAS officer

02 Oct 2018

India
UPSC: Roles and responsibilities of an IAS officer

One of the most prestigious Government positions, civil servants enjoy great power, respect, and bag decent pay-checks.

#BigWin: All women can enter Sabarimala Temple, says Supreme Court

28 Sep 2018

India
#BigWin: All women can enter Sabarimala Temple, says Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Friday allowed entry of women in the Sabarimala Temple of Lord Ayyappa in Kerala, giving a major victory to women's rights crusaders.

UP: Prove yourself a hygiene-champion, become DM for a day

26 Sep 2018

India
UP: Prove yourself a hygiene-champion, become DM for a day

Prove yourself to be a hygiene champion and become Shahjahanpur's District Magistrate for a day, albeit minus financial powers.

NGT seeks UP govt's report on dump yard near school

10 Sep 2018

India
NGT seeks UP govt's report on dump yard near school

The National Green Tribunal has sought a report from UP government on a plea filed by a private school opposing setting up of a dump yard in Sitapur district on the ground that it was a health hazard.

Uttarakhand: 6 family members, including minors, buried alive in landslide

29 Aug 2018

India
Uttarakhand: 6 family members, including minors, buried alive in landslide

Six members of a family, including three minors, were killed today when the rubble from a landslide fell over their house in Kot village of Budha Kedar area in Uttarakhand's Tehri district, an official said.