Officers

  • Illegal arms sale: SC voices anguish over Armymen being let off with reprimand Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday expressed its anguish over top-ranking Army officers being let off with minor punishment of "reprimand" and small fine for their involvement in illegal sale of weapons and kept its option open to order probe in all Army commands. Indicating that it may consider a...
  • From swimming pools in Infosys to a driving range in TCS: 30 photos of the most extravagant corporate IT campuses in India Yesterday

    An engineering student's journey towards Infosys or TCS begins from the campus placement interviews. There are popular jokes and memes about most engineers eventually landing up at these two tech companies by default. But it's only when you enter these campuses that an engineering student realises all those sleepless nights...
  • AIIMS doctors begin signature campaign against Chief Vigilance Officer Sanjiv Chaturvedi's removal 4 days ago

    New Delhi: In the national capital a group of doctors from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Saturday have started a signature campaign protesting the removal of Chief Vigilance Officer Sanjiv Chaturvedi. According to the Health Minister, Sanjiv Chaturvedi was removed from his post by the government as...
  • Monkey, or any other animal, that takes a selfie does not own the copyright of the photo, rules US Copyright Office 5 days ago

    The US Copyright Office has confirmed that a monkey - or any other animal - that takes a selfie does not own the copyright of the photo. A selfie taken by a black macaque on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi three years back has become a tug of war between Wikipedia...
  • 'Turtles' tops again, beats 'Guardians' at North American box office August 18, 2014

    Reuters: "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles," last weekend's most popular film, collected ticket sales of $28.4 million to top the U.S. and Canadian box office rankings for a second consecutive week, beating" Guardians of the Galaxy" in a battle of superhero misfits. "Guardians of the Galaxy," which has collected $419 million worldwide...
  • Cloudy Sunday in Delhi August 17, 2014

    New Delhi: It was a sunny Sunday morning with a minimum temperature of 25.8 degrees Celsius, a notch below the season's average. The Met Office has forecast a cloudy day. "The sky will be partly cloudy. There is a possibility of thundershowers in some areas," said an official of the...
  • PM Modi directly deciding on postings of senior officers, say reports; is the Home Minister powerless? August 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The transfers and postings of senior officers are being directly decided by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, with Home Minister Rajnath Singh only signing the files once the PM has taken a decision, reports have suggested. Senior officers like Special Secretary Internal Security in the Ministry of Home Affairs, Secretary...
  • Another administrative reshuffle in UP, 6 IPS officers transferred August 12, 2014

    In a significant reshuffle, Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday transferred six IPS and 35 PPS officers. SP, Intelligence, Bareilly, Ratankant Pandey has been posted as SP of Kaushambi cancelling the earlier transfer order of Kirit Kumar H Rathore for the post, a Home Department spokesman said. SP, Rural, Gorakhpur, Harish Chandra has been...
  • Amit Shah to announce new team of BJP office bearers soon August 12, 2014

    New Delhi: After the ratification of his appointment as BJP President, Amit Shah is all set to announce his new team of office bearers. Party sources said that the all-new team under Shah could be unveiled in a day or two, ahead of crucial Assembly elections in the states of Haryana,...
  • Furore over dancing with woman police officer sexist: Shah Rukh Khan August 12, 2014

    Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan hit back at those who criticised a woman police officer for dancing with him at an event in Kolkata recently. The actor said the furore of the incident is silly and sexist. Sub-inspector Sampa Haldar was seen dancing to a popular number from the Khan-starrer...
  • SRK's dance with Kolkata police officer draws criticism, opposition targets Mamata Banerjee August 11, 2014

    Kolkata: Politicians Sunday criticised a woman police officer for dancing in uniform alongside Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan at an event here. They pointed fingers at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee who was also present. Sub-inspector Sampa Haldar was seen dancing to a popular number from the Khan-starrer "Jab Tak Hai...
  • 77 IAS officers transferred in Madhya Pradesh August 8, 2014

    In a major administrative reshuffle, Madhya Pradesh government has transferred 77 Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers, including two divisional commissioners and 24 district collectors, a senior official said on Friday. The transfer orders were issued by the General Administration Department after midnight following long discussions between Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan...
  • Circle officer arrested for allegedly taking bribe of Rs 1 lakh August 8, 2014

    A circle officer was arrested in the district on Thursday for allegedly taking a bribe of Rs 1 lakh through a middleman. Nathuram, the Ringas CO, had allegedly demanded the bribe from one Narayan Singh for closing a case against him. Upon Singh's complaint, Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) sleuths laid a trap and...
  • Rajasthan BJP appoints state office bearers August 7, 2014

    Rajasthan BJP has appointed state office bearers and 39 district presidents. The appointments were made by BJP state president Ashok Parnami, according to a party release. Ramkishan Meena, Santosh Ahlawat, Chunnilal Garasia, Anita Bhadel, Nandkishore Solanki, Bhajan Lal Sharma, Mohan Lal Gupta and Mahendra Bohra were made vice presidents and Narayan...
  • Government officer found guilty by Committee of Privileges August 7, 2014

    Jharkhand Assembly on Wednesday gave assent to punishment recommended by the Committee of Privileges against a senior government officer, finding him guilty of offending an RJD MLA in 2011. Placing the findings of the report in the House, Speaker Shashank Shekhar Bhokta said the Committee found the then Deputy Development Commissioner Dilip...
  • 'Kick' BO report: With over USD 10 million, it's the highest overseas grosser of 2014 August 7, 2014

    Salman Khan's Kick continues to crush it at the Box Office. The film, which has already entered Rs 200 crore club and surpassed friend Aamir Khan's '3 Idiots' BO collection, has pulled off another feat by turning the highest overseas grosser of this year. According to trade analyst Taran Adarsh's...
  • Pradeep Kasni, 6 other IAS officers transferred by Haryana government August 6, 2014

    Chandigarh: Haryana IAS officer Pradeep Kasni was transferred by the state government on Tuesday. Kasni had questioned appointments of commissioners to two commissions by Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda. Six other IAS officers were also transferred by the Haryana government. Administrative Reforms Department secretary Kasni has been posted as the Administrator...
  • No one should comment without knowing facts: Victims August 2, 2014

    Mumbai: The Mumbai-based model who has filed a complaint of rape against senior IPS officer Sunil Paraskar hit out at the Shiv Sena on Saturday morning over the editorial in its mouthpiece 'Saamana', saying that a comment should not be made in such cases without knowing the facts. "This matter...
  • Kanpur: Police officer kisses murder accused, calls him 'good boy', transferred August 2, 2014

    Kanpur: A senior police official probing the murder case of a woman in Kanpur has been transferred after footage emerged of him kissing the main accused and victim's husband Piyush Dasani on the forehead inside a police station. Swarup Nagar police station circle officer Rakesh Nayak was also seen telling...
  • Bhupinder Singh Hooda mismanaging Haryana Congress unit: Selja Kumari July 30, 2014

    Haryana: There seems to be no end to the problems surrounding Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda. After being the target of several Congress leaders, another senior colleague Selja Kumari has hit out at the CM for mismanaging the Congress unit and affairs of the state. She said Hooda was not...
  • e Lounge: Salman Khan's movie 'Kick' breaks all records July 29, 2014

    Salman Khan's 'Kick' has had its golden run at the box office. It has broken all box office records and has made a whooping Rs 83 crore in the opening weekend. ...
  • Salman's 'Kick' breaks box office records, earns Rs 83.73 crore in 3 days July 29, 2014

    Bollywood actor Salman Khan continues his golden run at the box office with his latest film 'Kick'as it has already broken box office records including the highest opening day and weekend collections of the year. The film's opening weekend collections stood at a very impressive Rs 83.73 crore. The collection...
  • Government to allow women Army officers to command certain battalions July 28, 2014

    New Delhi: In a major step to increase role of women in armed forces, the NDA government is going to allow lady officers to command battalions in Army's branches such as aviation, engineers and signal. The government is planning to file an affadavit in the Supreme Court where it will say...
  • Mumbai: IPS officer seeks pre-arrest bail in rape case July 25, 2014

    Mumbai: Senior IPS officer Sunil Paraskar, who has been accused of rape by a city-based model, on Friday filed an anticipatory bail application before the sessions court here which granted him interim protection till July 31. "Paraskar has sought pre-arrest bail and has been granted interim protection from arrest till...
  • Jet Airways appoints Sivakumar as chief commercial officer July 25, 2014

    Mumbai: Private airline Jet Airways on Friday appointed its senior vice president Raj Sivakumar as chief commercial officer with immediate effect, besides appointing Rajeev Nambiar as vice president for sales (domestic market). In addition, Jet Airways has also approved the appointment of Martin Drew as vice president for cargo, a statement...
  • Jaipur Police announces reward for information on IAS officer absconding in rape case July 22, 2014

    Jaipur: The Jaipur Police has announced a reward of Rs 5,000 for information on IAS officer BB Mohanty, who is accused of raping a 23-year-old woman. The woman lodged an FIR in January claiming that Mohanty had raped her repeatedly after promising to clear her civil services exam. Mohanty has...
  • Light to moderate rainfall continues in parts of Rajasthan July 20, 2014

    Light to moderate rainfall on Sunday continued in parts of Rajasthan with Malsisar in Jhunjhunu district recording maximum of 12 cm rains. According to MeT office, Chabbara (Baran) and Tibbi (Hanumangarh) towns also recorded 8 and 7 cm rains respectively. Many places in Jaipur, Kota, Ajmer and Bikaner and few places...
  • 'Hate Story 2' gets a bumper opening; collects 5.92 crores on day one July 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Bhushan Kumar's Hate Story 2 has taken bumper opening with Friday collections adding upto 5.92 crores. With a fantastic pre release buzz, distributors asked for increase in the number of screens from 600 to 1200 screens all India. Hate Story 2, starring Surveen Chawla, Jay Bhanushali and Sushant...
  • Moderate to heavy rains in UP July 19, 2014

    Moderate to heavy rains or thundershowers occurred at most places in Uttar Pradesh in the past 24 hours, the Met office said here on Saturday. South-west monsoon remained normal in east UP and was active in the western part of the state. Dhampur received the highest rainfall at 22 cms, followed...
  • Post-mortem report confirms gangrape of Lucknow victim: UP Police ADG Sutapa Sanyal July 18, 2014

    The state government confirmed the gangrape of the victim who had 12 injuries on her body including a lacerated wound in pelvic region according to the autopsy report even as it remains to arrive at any concrete conclusions in the case. The government is however clueless over the person involved...