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Five top female IAS officers you should know about

18 Oct 2019

Five top female IAS officers you should know about

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

Five lady IAS officers who brought positive changes to society

27 Sep 2019

Five lady IAS officers who brought positive changes to society

The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is the country's most prestigious Civil Service and joining the IAS is a dream for many. However, being an IAS officer is tough and needs great commitment.

This IAS officer is helping local trade by curbing plastic

23 Sep 2019

This IAS officer is helping local trade by curbing plastic

Odisha's Keonjhar district administration is cutting down on its plastic waste by retracing the local roots.

6 UPSC rank-holders who cleared CSE despite failures, other challenges

21 Sep 2019

6 UPSC rank-holders who cleared CSE despite failures, other challenges

The UPSC Civil Services Examination (CSE) is one of the most challenging competitive exams.

Tabrez Ansari lynching: Days after outrage, accused charged with murder

19 Sep 2019

Tabrez Ansari lynching: Days after outrage, accused charged with murder

A few days back, Jharkhand police had willy-nilly dropped the murder charges against 11 people accused of lynching Tabrez Ansari, a Muslim man, in June.

Five IAS officers who made India better with their initiatives

15 Sep 2019

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.

This IAS officer set up cafe run by disabled persons

25 Aug 2019

This IAS officer set up cafe run by disabled persons

Over 2.21% (2.68cr people) of the Indian population is disabled, as per the 2011 Census (2016 updated).

Inspiring stories of five visually-challenged IAS officers to know about

04 Aug 2019

Inspiring stories of five visually-challenged IAS officers to know about

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

This IAS officer was raised in orphanage; became Kollam Collector

04 Jul 2019

This IAS officer was raised in orphanage; became Kollam Collector

On Monday, IAS B. Abdul Nasar assumed office as the Kollam District Collector. Nasar had dreamt of this day for decades, even as he worked odd jobs as a child living in orphanages.

Inspiring stories of five visually-challenged IAS officers to know about

29 Jun 2019

Inspiring stories of five visually-challenged IAS officers to know about

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

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

24 Jun 2019

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.

6 Indian civil servants who have made the nation proud

20 Jun 2019

6 Indian civil servants who have made the nation proud

The Indian civil services are a dream for lakhs of youngsters. Being a civil servant is a tough job and needs great commitment.

Inspiring stories of 5 differently-abled people who cracked UPSC CSE

16 Jun 2019

Inspiring stories of 5 differently-abled people who cracked UPSC CSE

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

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

15 Jun 2019

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.

Inspiring stories of 5 differently-abled people who cracked UPSC CSE

13 Jun 2019

Inspiring stories of 5 differently-abled people who cracked UPSC CSE

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

This IAS officer donates his office ACs to malnourished kids

12 Jun 2019

This IAS officer donates his office ACs to malnourished kids

As the extreme heatwave in various parts of India is expected to persist with the delay in monsoon, a district collector in Umaria, Madhya Pradesh, donated his air conditioners to state-run shelters for malnourished children.

How a Class-XII dropout became IAS officer after 19 years

09 Jun 2019

How a Class-XII dropout became IAS officer after 19 years

Every year, lakhs of students appear for the Union Public Service Commission civil services examination, having prepared extensively to become IAS officers. However, only a few hundred get to achieve their dreams.

6 UPSC rank-holders who cleared CSE despite failures, other challenges

04 Jun 2019

6 UPSC rank-holders who cleared CSE despite failures, other challenges

The UPSC Civil Services Examination (CSE) is one of the most challenging competitive exams.

Five lady IAS officers who brought positive changes to society

26 May 2019

Five lady IAS officers who brought positive changes to society

The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is the country's most prestigious Civil Service and joining the IAS is a dream for many. However, being an IAS officer is tough and needs great commitment.

6 Indian civil servants who have made the nation proud

24 May 2019

6 Indian civil servants who have made the nation proud

The Indian civil services are a dream for lakhs of youngsters. Being a civil servant is a tough job and needs great commitment.

Five top female IAS officers you should know about

16 May 2019

Five top female IAS officers you should know about

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

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

14 May 2019

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

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.

Inspiring stories of 5 differently-abled people who cracked UPSC CSE

11 May 2019

Inspiring stories of 5 differently-abled people who cracked UPSC CSE

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

IAS officer sends out postcards to first-time voters

17 Apr 2019

IAS officer sends out postcards to first-time voters

The six-week polling for the Lok Sabha Elections of 2019 kick-started on April 11 and will end on May 19.

This Sikkim IAS officer launched project to adopt, transform villages

25 Mar 2019

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.

6 Indian civil servants who have made the nation proud

25 Jan 2019

6 Indian civil servants who have made the nation proud

The Indian civil services are a dream for lakhs of youngsters. Being a civil servant is a tough job and needs great commitment.

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

13 Oct 2018

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.

UPSC: Roles and responsibilities of an IAS officer

02 Oct 2018

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.

Chhattisgarh's "Swachhta Warrior" to create awareness on importance of voting

19 Aug 2018

Chhattisgarh's "Swachhta Warrior" to create awareness on importance of voting

A 25-year-old Chhattisgarh woman, who played a key role in making 82 village panchayats open defecation-free, will now educate people of Raigarh district on the importance of voting and enrolment of eligible electors.

TN: Disaster management drill goes wrong, student falls to death

13 Jul 2018

TN: Disaster management drill goes wrong, student falls to death

In a shocking incident, a 19-year-old BBA student in Coimbatore died when she was pushed from the second floor during a disaster preparedness drill yesterday.

#FightForJustice: This 80-year-old award-winning-teacher's been fighting for 'reward' for six-decades

10 Jun 2018

#FightForJustice: This 80-year-old award-winning-teacher's been fighting for 'reward' for six-decades

Ramavtar Sharma, a winner of National Award to Teachers, has been chasing officials for his extra increment reward for nearly six decades.

Doctors get free-stay in hotels to combat malnutrition in Karjat

31 May 2018

Doctors get free-stay in hotels to combat malnutrition in Karjat

District Collector of Maharashtra's Raigad, Dr. Vijay Suryawanshi, has mooted a novel idea to rope in doctors to combat the menace of malnutrition in tribal areas of Karjat tehsil on weekends by offering them "free stay" in local hotels.

Sit-ups for two revenue-inspectors as they were late for meeting

17 May 2018

Sit-ups for two revenue-inspectors as they were late for meeting

Two revenue inspectors in Kendrapara district (Odisha) were forced to do sit-ups when they turned up 15 minutes late for a meeting at Rajnagar.

CM thanks Tendulkar for sanctioning Rs.40L for North Kashmir school

30 Mar 2018

CM thanks Tendulkar for sanctioning Rs.40L for North Kashmir school

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Friday thanked cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar for sanctioning over Rs. 40 lakh from the MP Local Area Development (MPLAD) funds for construction of a school building in Kupwara district of North Kashmir.

Gujarat: 26 killed as truck falls off bridge in Bhavnagar

06 Mar 2018

Gujarat: 26 killed as truck falls off bridge in Bhavnagar

As many as 26 people of a wedding party were killed when their truck plunged into a drain from a bridge near Randhora village in Gujarat's Bhavnagar district this morning.

Faulty EVMs: Madhya Pradesh Government removes top officials in Bhind

02 Apr 2017

Faulty EVMs: Madhya Pradesh Government removes top officials in Bhind

A video that went viral on social media purportedly showing a faulty Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) that registers votes only for the BJP, resulted in the Madhya Pradesh government taking swift action against top officials of Bhind, from where the video surfaced and an Assembly by-election is scheduled.