Officers

  • Bhupinder Singh Hooda mismanaging Haryana Congress unit: Selja Kumari Yesterday

    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 2 days ago

    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 2 days ago

    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 3 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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...
  • Senior IPS officer Ajay Kumar Sharma appointed as the Director General of Lokayukta July 17, 2014

    Senior IPS officer Ajay Kumar Sharma has been appointed as the Director General (DG) of Lokayukta by the Madhya Pradesh government in Bhopal on Thursday. Sharma, a 1989 batch IPS officer, was posted until now as an Additional Director General of Police (ADGP), Hoshangabad Range, an official release said. Besides Sharma, the...
  • NCW holds CBDT guilty in I-T officer sexual harassment case July 17, 2014

    New Delhi: After an Income Tax officer from West bengal alleged that she was sexually harassed by her superior and her complaints to the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) were ignored, the National Commission for Women (NCW) has held the CBDT guilty. The NCW said that the lady officer was...
  • Government transfers 12 senior IAS officers including Ballia DM July 16, 2014

    The Uttar Pradesh government transferred 12 senior IAS officers, including the District Magistrate of Ballia. Special Secretary, Urban Development Department, Yashwant Rao will be the new District Magistrate (DM) of Ballia in place of Muthukumaraswami B, a spokesman said. Hariraj Kishore, under transfer member of Judicial Revenue Board, Allahabad, will be...
  • Block Agriculture Officer held for taking bribe July 15, 2014

    A Block Agriculture Officer of Sadar block was on Tuesday caught red-handed by the vigilance sleuths while accepting bribe from a man in his chamber. A vigilance team raided the chamber of Bindeshwari Mishra and caught him red-handed accepting Rs 2000 bribe from one Rampati Jhora for releasing an instalment of...
  • Prefer self-attestation of documents for government work: Centre July 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The government has decided to do away with the necessity of filing affidavits from a gazetted officer or a notary for a big chunk of government-related work and instead preferred self-attestation of documents. It has also asked states to review the existing requirement of attaching such affidavits with...
  • 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' climbs to top of the US box office charts July 14, 2014

    Los Angeles: 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes,' a sequel about highly intelligent apes that battle with humans for dominance, has knocked the giant 'Transformers' robots out of the top spot on U.S. and Canadian movie charts. The 3D 'Apes' movie collected $73 million in ticket sales from Friday through...
  • CBI to look into NDA meeting for VVIP chopper; may examine its own special Director July 13, 2014

    New Delhi: After recording statements of three Governors in connection with the alleged bungling in purchase of VVIP helicopters, the focus of CBI's probe into the Rs 3,600 crore deal has shifted to meetings held in this connection in 2003 when the previous NDA regime was in power and it...
  • BDO, panchayat samiti chief assaulted by MLA supporters July 12, 2014

    A Block Development Officer (BDO) and a chief of a panchayat samiti were allegedly assaulted by the supporters of an Independent MLA on Friday. Lesligung BDO Angarnath Swarnakar and chief of panchayat samiti Sangita Devi were allegedly assaulted by the supporters of Independent MLA Videsh Singh at the BDO's official chamber. An...
  • Fire breaks out in Ghaziabad's Indirapuram area, damages to property worth crores reported July 11, 2014

    Several cars were gutted in a fire that broke out on Friday afternoon in the basement of a residential building in Indirapuram area in Ghaziabad. There was no loss of life in the fire that struck the basement of Tower Number 2 of ATS residential society in Nitikhand area of Indirapuram...
  • 'If I am FM: I will change the attitude of I-T officers' July 6, 2014

    If I were FM, I will take steps to change the attitude of assesses. The I-T officers should change their attitude and gain people's trust and confidence.A human touch will ensure better compliance. ...
  • Bihar lashed by heavy rainfall July 5, 2014

    Bihar was lashed by heavy rainfall on Saturday and the MET office warned of heavy rainfall at isolated places in the state. More rain is expected over the next 24 hours the local Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) office said and warned of heavy rainfall at isolated places in the state. The...
  • Dry weather conditions prevail in most of Rajasthan July 5, 2014

    Dry weather conditions today on Saturday prevailed in most of the areas in Rajasthan even as light to moderate rains occurred at isolated places. According to MeT office, light to moderate rains occurred at isolated places in Jaipur and Kota division whereas rest of the areas remained completely dry during the...
  • 'Transformers-Age of Extinction' earns Rs 30 crore in India July 5, 2014

    Mumbai: 'Transformers-Age of Extinction', that hit theatres last Friday, has earned Rs 30 crore over its opening weekend in India. Director Michael Bay's fourth edition of the Transformers series has the third biggest opening weekend for a Hollywood film in India, according to its distributors Viacom18 Motion Pictures. The film starring Mark...
  • 35 IAS officers transferred in Uttar Pradesh July 3, 2014

    The Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday transferred 35 IAS officers, including divisional commissioners and district magistrates, an official spokesman said in Lucknow. Principal Secretary, Homeguard and Civil Defence Sanjiv Dubey has been relieved from the additional charge of Institutional Finance Department. Principal Secretary, Finance Rahul Prasad Bhatnagar has been given additional charge...
  • 24 police officers shifted in Punjab July 2, 2014

    Chandigarh: In a major reshuffle, Punjab government on Wednesday transferred 24 police officers, including eight from the IPS cadre, in the state. Among the transferred officers are eight of the IPS cadre and 16 from Punjab Police Service (PPS), a spokesman said. They included officers of IGP, DIG and AIG...
  • 'Ek Villain' earns Rs 50.70 crores in three days of its release July 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Looks like Mohit Suri knows the sure shot formula to make a film a superhit. His latest film 'Ek Villain' has earned Rs 50.70 crores in three days since its release on 27th June. Featuring Shraddha Kapoor, Siddharth Malhotra and Riteish Deshmukh in lead characters, 'Ek Villain' opened...
  • Delhi Gurdwara official held for molesting woman employee June 30, 2014

    New Delhi: A 54-year-old general manager of the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee has been arrested here on charges of molesting a woman employee of the organisation, police said Monday. Harjeet Singh was arrested a few hours after the woman, in her 30s, filed a police complaint on Sunday at the...
  • Kolkata: CBI arrests two Income Tax officers in bribery case June 30, 2014

    Kolkata: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Monday arrested two senior Income Tax officers from Kolkata in a bribery case. Those in arrest include Joint Commissioner I-T, an I-T officer and a Chartered Accountant. CBI sleuths have also seized Rs 3 lakh from their possession. The CA had allegedly taken a...
  • Mumbai: Fire breaks out at Income Tax Office June 27, 2014

    Mumbai: A major fire broke out at the Income Tax Office in Mumbai's Church Gate branch on Friday evening. The blaze started from the basement of the building. At least five fire engines have been pressed into service to douse off the flames. The cause of the blaze has not been...