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China deployed 60,000 soldiers to India's border, claims Mike Pompeo

10 Oct 2020

China deployed 60,000 soldiers to India's border, claims Mike Pompeo

China has deployed over 60,000 soldiers to India's Northern border, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in interviews after returning from Tokyo where he met counterparts from Japan, Australia, and India.

#KeralaGoldSmuggling: Ex-UAE Consulate employee 'main accused'; CMO links allegedly found

07 Jul 2020

#KeralaGoldSmuggling: Ex-UAE Consulate employee 'main accused'; CMO links allegedly found

The customs officials at the Thiruvananthapuram international airport seized 30kgs of gold worth Rs. 15 crore during an operation on Sunday.

What are the responsibilities of India's Chief of Defence Staff?

03 Jan 2020

What are the responsibilities of India's Chief of Defence Staff?

On Monday, General Bipin Rawat stepped into the role of the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS).

#CareerBytes: Career path of Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer

02 Nov 2019

#CareerBytes: Career path of Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer

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

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.

#CareerBytes: A day in the life of an IAS officer

16 Sep 2019

#CareerBytes: A day in the life of an IAS officer

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

Kashmir remark: Trump's adviser says he doesn't 'make things up'

24 Jul 2019

Kashmir remark: Trump's adviser says he doesn't 'make things up'

US President Donald Trump, who made a stunning claim that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had asked him for mediation to resolve Kashmir crisis, found support in his adviser.

US embassies in India hoist Pride flag, defying Trump administration

09 Jun 2019

US embassies in India hoist Pride flag, defying Trump administration

Despite the United States Department of State's rejection of all embassy requests to hoist LGBTQ+ rainbow flags to mark Pride month, several US diplomats around the world, are doing it anyway.

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.

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.

#CareerBytes: Career path of Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer

10 May 2019

#CareerBytes: Career path of Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer

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

#CareerBytes: Career path of Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer

17 Apr 2019

#CareerBytes: Career path of Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer

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

Foreign Secretary Gokhale to discuss regional, global issues with Pompeo

11 Mar 2019

Foreign Secretary Gokhale to discuss regional, global issues with Pompeo

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will meet Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale today, during which the two officials are likely to discuss bilateral, regional and global issues of common interest.

#CareerBytes: A day in the life of an IAS officer

03 Mar 2019

#CareerBytes: A day in the life of an IAS officer

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

US slaps sanctions against UAE-based Indian family for smuggling drugs

21 Feb 2019

US slaps sanctions against UAE-based Indian family for smuggling drugs

The US has slapped sanctions against a UAE-based Indian man and his parents for allegedly running a global money laundering and smuggling network for drugs.

Donald Trump nominates David Malpass for World Bank President

07 Feb 2019

Donald Trump nominates David Malpass for World Bank President

US President Donald Trump has nominated David Malpass, a vocal critic of the World Bank, to head the international financial institution, sparking concerns that he may seek to reduce the role of the global lender.

#CareerBytes: A day in the life of an IAS officer

23 Jan 2019

#CareerBytes: A day in the life of an IAS officer

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

#CareerBytes: Career path of Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer

15 Jan 2019

#CareerBytes: Career path of Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer

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

#CareerBytes: Career path of Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer

03 Jan 2019

#CareerBytes: Career path of Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer

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

Trump signs bill on Tibet into law despite China protest

20 Dec 2018

Trump signs bill on Tibet into law despite China protest

US President Donald Trump has signed a bipartisan bill on Tibet into law that could enrage China, paving the way to impose a visa ban on Chinese officials who deny American citizens, government officials and journalists access to the sensitive Himalayan region, the homeland of the exiled Dalai Lama.

US demands transparency over Chinese debt on Pakistan

29 Nov 2018

US demands transparency over Chinese debt on Pakistan

The US is demanding transparency over China's debt on Pakistan, Under Secretary of Treasury for International Affairs David Malpass told lawmakers during a Congressional hearing, amid concerns that Islamabad is seeking a multibillion-dollar bailout package from IMF to pay back Chinese creditors.

TN: Disqualified MLAs asked to vacate hostel rooms, pay rent

31 Oct 2018

TN: Disqualified MLAs asked to vacate hostel rooms, pay rent

Post the disqualification of 18 AIADMK legislators, their rooms at the MLA Hostel in Chennai have been sealed and the individuals asked to settle pending dues.

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.

After TRAI Chairman's 'embarrassment,'UIDAI says info not taken from Aadhaar-database

30 Jul 2018

After TRAI Chairman's 'embarrassment,'UIDAI says info not taken from Aadhaar-database

The UIDAI yesterday asserted that the personal details of TRAI chief R S Sharma revealed publicly on Twitter are not from the Aadhaar database, and that "hacked information" is easily available on Google, without using the 12-digit unique identity number.

Swiss couple attack: Five, including three minors, arrested

27 Oct 2017

Swiss couple attack: Five, including three minors, arrested

Police have arrested five people for assaulting a Swiss couple in Fatehpur Sikri last Sunday.

President Trump nominates Kenneth Juster as US ambassador to India

02 Sep 2017

President Trump nominates Kenneth Juster as US ambassador to India

The Trump administration announced Kenneth Juster as the US ambassador to India.

US, Qatar ink $12 billion deal on F-15 fighter jets

16 Jun 2017

US, Qatar ink $12 billion deal on F-15 fighter jets

Against the backdrop of Qatar's isolation in the Middle East, US has inked a $12 billion deal for supply of 36 F-15 fighter jets to Qatar.

The core team that drafted the Budget

07 Feb 2017

The core team that drafted the Budget

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley was closely assisted by a team of seven top officials in drafting the Budget for 2017-18.