INDIAN FOREIGN SERVICE
India recalls envoy to Austria over fund misuse allegation
The Ministry of External Affairs has reportedly recalled Ambassador to Austria Renu Pall on alleged charges of 'misappropriation of funds'. Although there was no official word on this development, Pall is scheduled to leave Vienna by Sunday and return to headquarters by December 30.
Vikas Swarup appointed Secretary (West) in foreign ministry
The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has approved the appointment of S...
Harsh Vardhan Shringla takes charge as new Foreign Secretary
"I am as committed to the ministry's role in nation-building as I was 36 years a...
CDS or NSA: A bone of contention in India's strategic affairs
Experts are of the opinion that all three armed forces in India push their own management in communicating directly, with the Defence Minister or the Prime Minister of the country without any central point to co-ordinate among them.
2004 batch IFS officer Vivek Kumar appointed Private Secretary to PM
Kumar was earlier a Director in the Prime Minister's Office (PMO). He was appointed in the PMO as Deputy Secretary in 2014.
Sanjeev Kumar Singla appointed as India's Ambassador to Israel
New Delhi, Jul 19 () Senior diplomat Sanjeev Kumar Singla has been appointed as the next Indian Ambassador to Israel, the Ministry of External Affairs said on Friday.
UPSC civil services prelims exam results declared
The results of the examination held on June 2 can be seen on UPSC web site-- www.upsc.gov.in.
Vikas Swarup appointed Secretary of Overseas Indian Affairs
Vikas Swarup has been appointed as the Secretary in the External Affairs Ministry with effect from August 1, 2019, the order said.
Govt to induct 40 private sector specialists at crucial mid-level of bureaucratic hierarchy
Usually these posts are manned by government servants selected through various Group A services like the IAS.
Barring Puri, Alphons, babus-turned-politicians win for BJP
Both Puri, Minister of State (Independent charge) for Housing and Urban Affairs, and Union Minister of State for Tourism Alphons are Rajya Sabha members.
Civil services topper gets 55.35 per cent marks
Kanishak Kataria, a B.Tech from IIT Bombay, scored 1,121 marks -- 942 in written and 179 in personality test
India’s new US envoy Harsh Vardhan Shringla presents credentials within two days of arrival
Shringla, a 1984-batch Indian Foreign Service diplomat, presented his diplomatic credentials to the US President at the Oval Office of the White House Friday.
Harsh Vardhan Shringla appointed new Indian Ambassador to US
At present, Shringla is serving as Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh.
Donald Trump calls India a true friend: US official
"Over the last two years, we have been able to host Prime Minister (Narendra) Modi here in Washington for a successful summit with President Trump," Wells said.
UPSC declares civil services main examination results
On basis of the results, the successful candidates have qualified for the personality test for selection to the IAS, IFS, IPS and other central services (Group A and Group B), an official statement said.
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