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Over 1,000 have recovered from the deadly coronavirus in India

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.

#CareerBytes: UPSC CSE 2020- Important dates and details to know

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.

Foundation course, UPSC rank to determine IAS/IPS/IFS cadre allotment

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).

Five IFS officers who became Ambassadors at a young age

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).

This petrol pump worker's son cracked UPSC in first attempt

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.

UPSC conducts CSE #Prelims2019: Paper analysis and more details here

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.

Five famous civil servants in Modi government to know about

23 May 2019

Five famous civil servants in Modi government to know about

The Indian Civil Services are a dream for lakhs of youngsters.

#CareerBytes: Didn't clear CA? Here are some alternate options

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.

#CareerBytes: How to fill UPSC IAS Prelims form online?

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.

Online registration of UPSC Civil Services 2019 exam begins today

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.

Vikram Misri takes charge as India's new envoy to China

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.

#UPSC Civil Services Main-2018 results out; Here's how to check

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.

Far greater India-UK cooperation on issue of fugitives: Indian envoy

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.

Life of an IFS officer: Roles, functions, salary-structure and perks

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.

What does an Indian Foreign Services (IFS) officer do?

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.

Over 6,000 applications for 10 vacancies in the Central govt.

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.

Want a government job? Do appear for these 5 competitive-exams

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.

Upper age-limit for civil services exam fixed at 32: Government

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.

Government invites applications from public, private-sector employees for joint-secy posts

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.

Arvind Saxena appointed acting UPSC chief to replace Vinay Mittal

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.

No paper-admit card for June 3 civil services prelims: UPSC

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.

Admit cards for 2018 UPSC Prelims are out

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.

Nehru's wedding venue, Haksar Haveli, is now a garbage dump

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).

2018 UPSC exam notification is out: All you should know

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.

UPSC Prelims on June 3, notification to be out tomorrow

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.

Will new Foreign Secretary Gokhale change India's approach towards China?

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.

Bike-borne robbers snatch diplomat Eenam Gambhir's phone in Delhi

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.

Here's why Eenam Gambhir is winning internet and our hearts

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.

Cabinet Reshuffle: Know the new faces

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.

UPSC Prelims 2017: Results declared

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.

UPSC 2016: Andhra farmer's son secures 3rd place

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.

UPSC declares civil services result, KR Nandini is the topper

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.

Delhi- IAS trainee drowns while saving friend

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.

Tamil Nadu's Amma is no more

05 Dec 2016

Tamil Nadu's Amma is no more

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, J. Jayalalithaa has passed away.

Rumors of Jayalalithaa's death do the rounds

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.

No news on Jaya's health, Chennai tense

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.

Jayalalithaa suffers cardiac arrest, being monitored by experts

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.

Jayalalithaa breathing without respiratory support: Reports

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.

Jayalalithaa under physiotherapy, may be discharged in 15 days

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."

Jayalalithaa's portfolios handed over to Finance Minister

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.