Selection

  • Sandeep Patil returns to head Mumbai selection panel 08-04-2014 04:27 PM

    Mumbai: After quitting the selection panel last year as he was unable to devote time to watch local cricket due to his tight schedule as chief national selector, former India batsman Sandeep Patil has accepted the offer to head Mumbai's senior panel and has been named as the chairman of...
  • SSC to hold exam again after reports of unfair means 29-01-2014 02:34 PM

    Staff Selection Commission is set to conduct Combined Graduate Level Examination-2013 at some test centres again, following reports of use of unfair means at those exam venues. SSC had conducted CGLE-2013 in two phases -- Tier I on April 21 and May 19, last year and Tier II on September...
  • Hooda confidant Nand Lal Poonia resigns after court rap 02-01-2014 11:52 PM

    Haryana School Teachers Selection Board (HSTSB) chairman Nand Lal Poonia, a confidant of Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda, resigned from his post on Thursday after a recent rap from the state high court. Poonia, a retired brigadier, was appointed chairman of Haryana Staff Selection Commission (HSSC) by Hooda in 2005...
  • Kejriwal Cabinet in action, Sisodia orders scrapping of exam 30-12-2013 07:21 AM

    New Delhi: A day after taking over as Delhi's Education Minister, Manish Sisodia on Sunday ordered cancellation of examination for appointment of primary teachers in municipal schools after he found that the question paper was leaked. The examination was held for around one lakh posts of teachers on Sunday, in...
  • Some Indian laws reinforce gender inequality: UN 14-11-2013 09:39 PM

    New Delhi: Some Indian laws promote a preference for sons over daughters, the United Nations said on Thursday in a report that highlights the country's struggle to reverse a long-term decline in the number of girls. Bans on child marriage, pre-natal sex selection tests and dowries are poorly enforced, while...
  • Delhi: Battle within AAP as candidate challenges selection process 21-10-2013 08:50 AM

    New Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party is hoping to be the game-changer in the Delhi Assembly elections and are making fight against corruption their main plank. Keeping that in mind, AAP has been trying to pick its candidates carefully. Even before the electoral battle there is a battle within...
  • Pre-conception sex selection on rise, affecting child sex ratio: Lawyer 28-09-2013 06:42 PM

    New Delhi:Sex selection of the baby at the pre-conception stage is on the rise, and now a Rs.15 crore business, a lawyer said in New Delhi on Saturday while addressing a symposium on the challenges in the implementation of the law on the issue. "The sex determination of foetus pre-conception...
  • 'Sex-selection abortions cause of missing girls in India' 12-09-2013 11:50 AM

    Washington: Promotion of sex-selection abortions as a population control strategy, crafted in the US and then exported worldwide, has resulted in millions of missing girls in India, China and elsewhere, a Congressional human rights panel has been told. "It was development professionals who first promoted sex-selective abortion as a potential...
  • Indian campaigner seeks US support against sex selection 11-09-2013 01:05 PM

    Washington: An Indian campaigner wants the US government ban Internet companies like Google from advertising and legitimising new technologies of sex selection in India. "Sex selection tourism is worse than trafficking," Sabu M George, a member of India's Campaign Against Sex Selection, told a House panel on Tuesday accusing Google...
  • Over 20,000 Indians want to settle on Mars 10-09-2013 07:39 AM

    Washington: India is ranked second in the list of countries whose people are interested in settling on Mars permanently, with as many as 20,747 applying for the opportunity being provided by a non-profit foundation. Mars One will establish a permanent human settlement on the Red Planet in 2023 and is...
  • Will wholesale changes give Indian hockey the right end of the stick? 25-07-2013 02:12 PM

    New selection panel. New chief coach. New national coach. New goalkeeping coach. New video analyst. Hockey India (HI) has been on an appointment drive over the last few weeks. The door was slammed on Michael Nobbs, while opened for quite a few, ranging from change in roles to fresh offer...
  • David Warner's wobbles continue as he fails in Ashes trial 19-07-2013 07:55 PM

    London: Disgraced batsman David Warner's hopes of playing in the third Ashes Test looked slim on Friday after he failed in both innings of Australia A's tour match against a Zimbabwe Select XI in Harare. After managing just six in his side's first innings, Warner was out for 11 on...
  • Indian selectors' foresight brought the Champions Trophy home 26-06-2013 03:20 PM

    When MS Dhoni and his boys - clad in white ICC jackets - held the Champions Trophy aloft, a certain five men did their own set of high-fives for taking decisions in the best interest of Indian cricket. The Indian selectors deserve a fair share of the applause Team India...
  • Land Bill should be sent back to Select Committee: CPI(M) 22-04-2013 10:27 PM

    New Delhi: CPI(M) Politburo Member Brinda Karat reiterated the Left party's demand to send the Land Bill back to a Select Committee. Karat was speaking to CNN-IBN's Rupashree Nanda. Here's the transcript of the interview: CNN IBN: The signal that came out of the all party meet that was held...
  • Jaitley, Sushma seek stay on CBI chief's appointment 23-11-2012 02:21 PM

    New Delhi: Leaders of Opposition Sushma Swaraj and Arun Jaitley on Friday wrote to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh expressing disapproval over the appointment of the new CBI director in the wake of the tabling of the Select Committee's report on Lokpal Bill in the Rajya Sabha that recommends that a...
  • RS Select Committee adopts draft note on Lokpal Bill 19-11-2012 02:54 PM

    New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha Select Committee has adopted its draft report on the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Bill on Monday. The Select Committee has suggested bringing Prime Minister under the purview of Lokpal. It also suggested that Lokayuktas be set up within a year. The report will be tabled within...
  • Zaheer, Moin not keen on Yousuf return 30-04-2012 08:40 PM

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