STAFF SELECTION COMMISSION
Parliamentary panel flags staff shortage at SFIO, Competition Commission
The SFIO and the CCI are among the institutions under the ministry that are well short of their respective sanctioned strength. In a report tabled in Parliament on Tuesday, the Standing Committee on Finance noted that the ministry's various regulatory entities are critically important for a smooth-functioning economy.
91 cadets commissioned as Army officers from Gaya academy
Of the 91 newly inducted officers, four cadets were from Bhutan and five were from ...
Indian Navy commissions sixth Dornier aircraft squadron
The Indian Naval Air Squadron 314, called Raptors, which will operate with four newly...
Govt to roll back fee hike if JNU students talk, stop laying siege
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.
Only 1 agency to do majority of public sector recruitment through single exam: Centre
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.
China on mind, India set to hand over sub to Myanmar
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.
Manmohan Singh blames Narsimha Rao for 1984 massacre
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”.
7 Pakistan Generals teamed up with SC chief justice to block Qamar Javed Bajwa's extension
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.
Loaded with anti-India panelists, Congressional Commission to hold hearing on Kashmir
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.
Nearly seven lakh vacant posts in central government departments: Personnel Ministry
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.
How TCS is helping Staff Selection Commission with live feed of candidates for fair examinations
TCS has helped SSC on another count too – by providing its plethora of physical examination venues across the country for the exams.
Chinese spies come in from the cold
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.
RSS body wants no English test for selection of Class IV staff
The outfit of educational activists stressed on the Staff Selection Commission exams for multi-tasking (non-technical) posts in central government offices.
Sanjeev Nandan Sahai new power secy; Pankaj Kumar to be UIDAI chief
"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 H S Arora takes charge as Vice Chief of Air Staff
Air Marshal Arora was commissioned into the fighter stream of the Indian Air Force in December 1981.
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