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Dec 14, 2019, 06.43 PM IST

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  • The students plan to march to Rashtrapati Bhavan on Monday and also boycott exams. The issue has been taken up in Parliament and has also been discussed in detail by the Human Resource Development ministry with both Home Minister Amit Shah and the Prime Minister’s Office.

    The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts civil services examination annually to select officers of Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS), Indian Police Service (IPS) and Indian Forest Service (IFoS), besides other Group A and Group B (gazetted) services.

    The impending transfer of the INS Sindhuvir is part of India’s continuing policy to counter China’s strategic inroads into Myanmar. The 3,000-tonne INS Sindhuvir may be 31 years old but it has undergone regular refits in India and Russia over the years, with the latest modernisation work being undertaken on the diesel-electric boat in Visakhapatnam.

    Former prime minister Manmohan Singh had referred to former PM IK Gujral’s meeting with then home minister PV Narasimha Rao, saying that if his advice to press the army into action had been heeded, then “perhaps the massacre that took place in 1984 could have been avoided”.

    The seven Generals, including one who had served as a defence attache in Pakistan High Commission in Delhi, were opposed to granting a three-year extension to Bajwa as this would spoil their chances for the coveted post. If Bajwa would get an extension for three years, the most senior Generals will not remain eligible for the post of Army Chief.

    A bipartisan Congressional Commission is ready to hold a hearing on human rights situation in Jammu and Kashmir post revoking Article 370 by the Indian government on August 5. The commission has raised suspicion over the sudden hearing without notice and choosing a panel that is "loaded against India" and is expected to be a one-sided affair.

    Based on the vacancies reported by the user departments, the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has started recruitment process to fill up 1,05,338 posts during the year 2019-2020, Minister of State for Personnel, Jitendra Singh said.

    TCS has helped SSC on another count too – by providing its plethora of physical examination venues across the country for the exams.

    Wang, just 27 years old, claimed to have had a hand in the kidnappings of the Causeway Bay booksellers in Hong Kong, infiltrating Hong Kong student organizations, and conducting information operations in Taiwan. These were impressive scalps for one of such a tender age in the intelligence community. Indeed, he asserted he was the "boss" of a cyber army in Taiwan.

    The outfit of educational activists stressed on the Staff Selection Commission exams for multi-tasking (non-technical) posts in central government offices.

    "Pankaj Kumar, Additional Secretary, MeitY as CEO, Unique Identification Authority of India in the rank and pay of Secretary by temporarily upgrading the post," the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet said, as per an official statement.

    Air Marshal Arora was commissioned into the fighter stream of the Indian Air Force in December 1981.

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