13 Apr 2020
Over 1,000 have recovered from the deadly coronavirus in India
To say that the world is going through gloomy times would be an understatement since the coronavirus pandemic has taken 114,247 lives and infected 1,848,503. However, just like the COVID-19 disease, even humans aren't giving up.
18 Dec 2019
#CareerBytes: UPSC CSE 2020- Important dates and details to know
Every year, the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts the Civil Services Examination (CSE) for recruiting candidates to various Civil Services of India.
27 Jul 2019
Foundation course, UPSC rank to determine IAS/IPS/IFS cadre allotment
According to reports, Narendra Modi-led Central government has now decided that ranking in the civil services exam will no longer serve as the sole determinant in the process of allotment of services to candidates selected by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC).
23 Jul 2019
Five IFS officers who became Ambassadors at a young age
The UPSC Civil Services Examination (CSE), one of the most challenging exams, is conducted for recruitment to various Civil Services, including Indian Foreign Service (IFS).
26 Jun 2019
This petrol pump worker's son cracked UPSC in first attempt
When results of the coveted Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) examinations were declared back in April, 759 candidates were recommended by the Commission for appointment to various services like IAS, IPS, IFS, etc.
02 Jun 2019
UPSC conducts CSE #Prelims2019: Paper analysis and more details here
Every year, the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts the Civil Services Examination (CSE) for recruitment to various Civil Services like IAS, IPS, IFS, and IRS among others.
23 May 2019
Five famous civil servants in Modi government to know about
The Indian Civil Services are a dream for lakhs of youngsters.
08 May 2019
#CareerBytes: Didn't clear CA? Here are some alternate options
In India, Chartered Accountancy (CA) is one of the most sought-after and toughest professional courses.
24 Feb 2019
#CareerBytes: How to fill UPSC IAS Prelims form online?
Every year, the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts the Civil Services Examination for recruitment to prestigious posts in the administration including IAS, IPS, and IFS among others.
19 Feb 2019
Online registration of UPSC Civil Services 2019 exam begins today
The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has begun its online application process today- February 19, 2019, according to UPSC's official website.
08 Jan 2019
Vikram Misri takes charge as India's new envoy to China
India's new ambassador to China Vikram Misri took charge of the post yesterday, and met top Chinese officials during which they discussed Sino-India ties.
20 Dec 2018
#UPSC Civil Services Main-2018 results out; Here's how to check
The Union Public Service Commission has released the much-awaited results of the Civil Services (Main) Examination-2018 for recruitment to the prestigious IAS, IPS, IFS, and other civil services.
28 Oct 2018
Far greater India-UK cooperation on issue of fugitives: Indian envoy
India's outgoing High Commissioner to the UK, YK Sinha, believes he is concluding his tenure at a time when there is far greater cooperation between both governments.
28 Oct 2018
Life of an IFS officer: Roles, functions, salary-structure and perks
Indian Foreign Services (IFS) is one of the premiere civil services under the Government of India.
05 Oct 2018
What does an Indian Foreign Services (IFS) officer do?
Indian Foreign Services or IFS is one of the premiere civil services under the Government of India.
19 Aug 2018
Over 6,000 applications for 10 vacancies in the Central govt.
Over 6,000 aspiring candidates have put in their applications in response to a recent job vacancy announcement for the posts of 10 joint secretaries in the Central government.
04 Aug 2018
Want a government job? Do appear for these 5 competitive-exams
Each year, lakhs of graduates in India appear for a number of competitive exams to secure one of the coveted posts in various Government departments and corporations.
03 Aug 2018
Upper age-limit for civil services exam fixed at 32: Government
The government has informed the Rajya Sabha that it has decided on an upper age limit of 32 years as of August 1, 2018, for the Civil Services Examination (CSE) conducted by the UPSC.
11 Jun 2018
Government invites applications from public, private-sector employees for joint-secy posts
In a rare move, the government has published public ads inviting applications for 10 junior secretary posts.
10 Jun 2018
Arvind Saxena appointed acting UPSC chief to replace Vinay Mittal
Union Public Service Commission member Arvind Saxena has been appointed as the acting Chairman of the Commission from June 20.
07 May 2018
No paper-admit card for June 3 civil services prelims: UPSC
Candidates appearing for the preliminary examination of the June 3 civil services will not be issued a physical copy of admit cards but will have to download it and carry a printout with them, the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) said today.
07 May 2018
Admit cards for 2018 UPSC Prelims are out
With less than a month to go for the UPSC Prelims 2018, the Union Public Service Commission has released admit cards for candidates.
09 Apr 2018
Nehru's wedding venue, Haksar Haveli, is now a garbage dump
All the Nehru-Gandhi family homes are well-known: 1, Safdarjung Road, Teen Murti House (Nehru Museum) and even Anand Bhawan (Allahabad).
08 Feb 2018
2018 UPSC exam notification is out: All you should know
The notification for the 2018 UPSC exam is out. The prelim will be held on June 3, and the deadline to apply is March 6.
06 Feb 2018
UPSC Prelims on June 3, notification to be out tomorrow
The UPSC is scheduled to issue notification for its 2018 Civil Services exam tomorrow on its official website.
02 Jan 2018
Will new Foreign Secretary Gokhale change India's approach towards China?
Former ambassador to China Vijay Gokhale, a 1981 batch IFS officer, has been appointed India's new foreign secretary. He will replace the incumbent S Jaishankar on January 28.
25 Dec 2017
Bike-borne robbers snatch diplomat Eenam Gambhir's phone in Delhi
Even Eenam Gambhir, the first secretary of India's Permanent Mission to the UN, couldn't escape Delhi's notorious snatchers.
22 Sep 2017
Here's why Eenam Gambhir is winning internet and our hearts
In a spectacular rebuttal, India silenced Pakistan over the Kashmir crisis at the UN General Assembly on Friday. Courtesy Eenam Gambhir, India's First Secretary of the Permanent Mission to the United Nations.
02 Sep 2017
Cabinet Reshuffle: Know the new faces
In a bid to fill vacancies and bring in fresh thoughts, the Modi government is set to induct nine new cabinet ministers on Sunday, right before PM Modi leaves for China to attend the 9th BRICS Summit.
28 Jul 2017
UPSC Prelims 2017: Results declared
The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) declared the result of the civil services preliminary examination on Thursday.
01 Jun 2017
UPSC 2016: Andhra farmer's son secures 3rd place
Gopala Krishna Ronanki, the son of a farmer in the remote village of Parasamba in Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh, secured the third rank.
31 May 2017
UPSC declares civil services result, KR Nandini is the topper
The results of Union Public Service Commission exmainations 2016 were announced on May 31. 1099 candidates have been shortlisted.
30 May 2017
Delhi- IAS trainee drowns while saving friend
Thirty-year-old trainee IAS officer Ashish Dahiya drowned in a swimming pool in South Delhi's Ber Sarai while trying to save a drowning friend.
05 Dec 2016
Tamil Nadu's Amma is no more
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, J. Jayalalithaa has passed away.
05 Dec 2016
Rumors of Jayalalithaa's death do the rounds
Local media sources reported that TN Chief Minister Jayalalithaa passed away at Apollo hospital in Chennai.
05 Dec 2016
No news on Jaya's health, Chennai tense
In light of CM Jayalalithaa's sudden change in health, tension are running high across Tamil Nadu.
04 Dec 2016
Jayalalithaa suffers cardiac arrest, being monitored by experts
According to a statement by Apollo Hospitals, Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalithaa, who is undergoing treatment there, suffered a cardiac arrest on Sunday evening.
18 Nov 2016
Jayalalithaa breathing without respiratory support: Reports
The AIADMK has assured their supporters that Chief Minister Jayalalithaa is breathing without respiratory support and is expected to be discharged any day now.
08 Nov 2016
Jayalalithaa under physiotherapy, may be discharged in 15 days
AIADMK spokesperson C Ponnaiyan said CM Jayalalithaa may be discharged "in less than 15 days" and that "all her vital parameters are under control."
12 Oct 2016
Jayalalithaa's portfolios handed over to Finance Minister
Tamil Nadu Governor C Vidyasagar Rao said all of CM Jayalalithaa's portfolios have been handed over to state Finance Minister O Panneerselvam.