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    Wearing mask mandatory for candidates taking civil services preliminary exam on Oct 4: UPSC

    "Wearing of mask/face cover is mandatory for all candidates. Candidates without mask/face cover will not be allowed entry into the venue. Further, candidates are allowed to bring their own hand sanitizer in transparent bottles," the Commission said in a statement issued on Wednesday.

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    • The civil services examination is conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) annually in three stages -- preliminary, main and interview -- to select officers for Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS) and Indian Police Service (IPS) among others.

      The Maldives Police Service(MPS) executed the project through a cash grant assistance of MVR 8 million from India. This project is part of the 29 grant projects covering different facets of Maldives-India cooperation that are being implemented across the Atolls with a total Indian grant assistance of about MVR 200 million i.e $ 12.6 million.

      In the last one and a half years India-Maldives relationship has been revitalized. During this period, Prime Minister of India has met President Solih four times, including two visits by PM to Maldives, in addition to virtual interactions. As many as 18 Agreements and MoUs have been signed in various areas in the last one and a half years.

      On May 19, Union finance ministry gave a nod to the CAG for the dismissal of 1991-batch Indian Audit and Accounts Service (IA&AS) officer Sharada Subramaniam. The ministry upheld Union Public Service Commission's advice of imposing “major penalty” for her alleged grave misconduct of indulging in corruption, aware CAG sources told.

      Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Manishi Chandra, Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Govind Sharma, and Inspectors Vinay Kumar, Sanjay Gupta, Rajesh Kumar, Kailash Singh Bisht, Dharmender Kumar, Ravinder Joshi and Vinod Kumar Badola were among those who were awarded the Police Medal for Gallantry.

      Keeping in view the large number of candidates of the civil services (preliminary) examination, 2020 (including the Indian Forest Service (preliminary) examination, 2020) and requests received from the candidates for changing their centers, the Commission has decided to give an opportunity to them to submit their revised choice of centre," the UPSC said in a statement on Wednesday.

      In his message on the occasion of civil services day, he called upon all civil servants to remain engaged in a relentless battle against the coronavirus pandemic.

      The statue, which is across the road from the Indian Embassy, was vandalised on the intervening night of June 2 and 3, prompting the Indian embassy to register a complaint with the local law enforcement agencies. The incident happened during the week of nationwide protests against the custodial killing of Floyd in Minneapolis on May 25.

      IRS officer Pradeep Singh ranked first while third rank holder Pratibha Verma topped among the women candidates. Jatin Kishore got the second position in the list of successful candidates.

      The 22-year-old jawan, Shubham Singh Parmar, was on sentry duty at Air Force Station, Udhampur when he shot himself dead on Saturday, a police official said.

      Leader of Opposition Debabrata Saikia stated that the Legal Department of the All India Congress Committee (AICC) will provide assistance to activist Gogoi and others of the Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) during his future bail hearings in the High Court.

      Due to the prevailing conditions caused by COVID-19, as a precautionary measure, the Union Public Service Commission has deferred the personality tests of the candidates of the civil services (main) examination 2019 scheduled from March 23, 2020 to April 3, 2020 until further orders, the statement said.

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