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  • Delhi: Under-secretary of Staff Selection Commission arrested for rape October 8, 2014

    New Delhi: A 29-year-old married woman has accused an Under Secretary of the Staff Selection Commission of raping her following which the official was arrested by the police. According to police, the accused, identified as 55-year-old Neshram was arrested by the staff of Vasant Kunj (South) Police Station on Monday...
  • DDA doesn't rule out 'ghost' employees as 1600 still 'missing' September 21, 2014

    New Delhi: With over 1,600 employees still "unaccounted for", mystery seems to have deepened regarding the apparent inconsistencies found in the DDA's muster roll. Last month, the housing authority had reported that over 2,200 employees "did not" turn up for submitting their fingerprints even after an official order but the...
  • Fliers face trouble as AISATS staff strike over salary hike September 13, 2014

    New Delhi: A section of ground handling staff of AISATS has gone on a strike demanding salary hike and reinstatement of one of their colleagues,causing inconvenience to fliers as delivery of baggage to them was delayed. The strike started due to which airlines who have taken services of AISATS were...
  • Boeing delivers fifth maritime patrol aircraft to India September 11, 2014

    Washington: Boeing has delivered the fifth maritime patrol aircraft to India, on schedule as part of a contract for eight aircraft to support the Indian Navy's maritime patrol requirements. The aircraft arrived at Naval Air Station Rajali, after a flight from Seattle's Boeing Field, and joined the four previously delivered P8Is,...
  • BJP councillors told not to appoint relatives as personal staff August 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Following the footsteps of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the BJP's Delhi unit on Saturday directed its councillors to not appoint their relatives as personal staff, a statement said. Party president Satish Upadhyay, in a letter written to all councillors, said: "It has been observed that the relatives of public...
  • Modi's parting gift: Rs 21 lakh for educating Gujarat staff's daughters May 24, 2014

    As a parting gift to the cause of girl education in his home state, Prime Ministerdesignate Narendra Modi has donated Rs 21 lakh from his personal savings to create a corpus fund for educating daughters of drivers and peons working with the Gujarat government. A foundation would be set up for...
  • PM Manmohan Singh bids goodbye to personal staff in South Block May 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday personally bid goodbye to his personal staff in his South Block office while thanking them for their assistance. He met 110 personal staff members and expressed his gratitude towards them, sources said. Singh, who became the Prime Minister in 2004, met them in...
  • Rs 20 lakh compensation announced for families of landmine blast victims April 26, 2014

    The families of eight people, who were killed in a landmine blast in Jharkhand's Dumka district on Thursday on their way back from a polling booth, would get Rs 20 lakh each as compensation, an official statement said. "The kin of five security personnel and three polling staff killed during election...
  • RAW staff member commits suicide after killing his wife, children March 1, 2014

    New Delhi: A Research and Analysis Wing staff member allegedly committed suicide after killing his wife and two children in Delhi on Saturday. The 52-year-old staff member, attached to technical wing, was found hanging from the fan in his house. The wife (43), son (17) and daughter (12) were probably hammered...
  • SSC to hold exam again after reports of unfair means January 29, 2014

    Staff Selection Commission is set to conduct Combined Graduate Level Examination2013 at some test centres again, following reports of use of unfair means at those exam venues. SSC had conducted CGLE2013 in two phases Tier I on April 21 and May 19, last year and Tier II on September 29,...
  • Hooda confidant Nand Lal Poonia resigns after court rap January 2, 2014

    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 and...
  • Devyani case: Salaries for embassy workers based on local wage rates, says US January 1, 2014

    New Delhi: The US has said that the salary of its embassy staff is based as per the local wage rates of the particular country. "Generally, compensation plans for locally employed staff at US Missions abroad are based upon prevailing wage rates and compensation practices for corresponding types of positions...
  • General Bikram Singh takes over as new CoSC December 31, 2013

    New Delhi: Army Chief General Bikram Singh on Monday took over as the new Chairman, Chiefs of Staff Committee (CoSC) to succeed Indian Air Force Chief Air Chief Marshal NAK Browne, who is superannuating on December 31, 2013. The baton of the CoSC was handed over to General Singh by the...
  • PSU banks' staff go on strike, operations hit December 18, 2013

    Normal banking operations like cheque clearances, withdrawing and depositing of money at branches were hit across the country as employees of public sector banks went on a oneday strike on Wednesday to press for wage revision and other demands. All the members affiliated to nine bank employees and officers unions have...
  • 22 more encephalitis deaths in Gorakhpur; leave of all doctors, paramedical staff cancelled November 6, 2013

    With another 22 deaths due to encephalitis in the past five days in Gorakhpur, the Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday cancelled the leave of all doctors and paramedical staff, an official said. This has been done to ensure that the health department is present in full strength to attend to the...
  • Cuttack: 2 students rusticated for planting fire cracker in VC's chamber November 5, 2013

    Two students of Ravenshaw University were rusticated for two years and were barred from appearing four consecutive semester examinations for allegedly bombing the official chamber of the ViceChancellor inside the campus. While no one was injured in the incident late on Sunday night, the chamber of the VC has received extensive...
  • 75 pc less staff; clean loos, simple menu at White House October 9, 2013

    Washington: Now in its second week, the partial government shutdown has taken its toll on the White House, where about 3 of 4 staffers have been furloughed, barred even from checking the BlackBerrys they usually clutch like worry beads. Of the 1,701 advisers, assistants, numbercrunchers, butlers, chefs and landscapers who work...
  • BlackBerry lays off dozens of US sales staff: Report September 11, 2013

    Bangalore: Struggling smartphone maker BlackBerry Ltd cut several dozen jobs from its US sales team on Monday, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The layoffs are part of rolling job cuts that have been ongoing for several weeks, the people told the paper. "I can confirm a...
  • 3 jail inmates use a rope to escape, prison staff suspended August 22, 2013

    Three inmates escaped from Etawah district jail after which the entire prison staff on duty at the time of the incident has been suspended with immediate effect, official sources said in Etawah on Thursday. Three inmates, including one who was serving life sentence, escaped from the prison by scaling walls...
  • Speaker SS Bhokta to look into allegations against Assembly staff July 26, 2013

    Jharkhand Speaker S S Bhokta on Friday assured the state Assembly that he would look into the allegations made against House reporters that they had failed to mention the name of Chief Minister Hemant Soren during his speech during the trust vote on July 18. Bhokta said strict action would be...
  • US bugged EU offices, gained access to computer networks: German magazine June 30, 2013

    Berlin: The United States bugged European Union offices and gained access to EU internal computer networks, according to secret documents cited in a German magazine on Saturday, the latest in a series of exposures of alleged US spy programmes. Der Spiegel cited from a September 2010 "top secret" document of...
  • Three close aides of Achuthanandan thrown out of CPIM May 13, 2013

    New Delhi/Thiruvananthapuram: The longdelayed sacking from the CPIM of three staff members of Kerala's Leader of Opposition VS Achuthanandan was effected on Sunday at the twoday politburo and central committee meeting of the party in New Delhi. Those booted out were Achuthanandan's press secretary K Balakrishnan, additional private secretary VK Sasidharan...
  • TN: College lab assistant throws acid on staff, girls May 4, 2013

    Coimbatore: A lab assistant in a local private college today allegedly threw acid on two staff injuring them and two girl students, and later tried to commit suicide by consuming cyanide, police said. Police said Muthusamy (47) threw acid on Ravisankar and Laxmansamy this afternoon over some personal dispute. Some...
  • Manpower crunch: Indian Army short of 9,590 officers April 17, 2013

    New Delhi: The Indian Army is short of 9,590 officers. Sources told CNNIBN on Wednesday that the current intake of officers at various academies will ensure that the deficit will be cut by two per cent every year. Intake of officer cadets at the National Defence Academy rose from 1,800 to...
  • Ensure cleanliness, Bansal tells rail officials April 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal on Wednesday expressed concern over cleanliness and the quality of food served in trains and at stations and urged zonal managers to regularly monitor the situation. "He also asked senior officers to pay attention to punctuality of trains and safety of the network," said...
  • On IPL eve, Mallya pays two months' salary to Kingfisher staff April 2, 2013

    Mumbai: Kingfisher Airlines on Tuesday started remitting two months' salaries to its employees who have not been paid for the last 10 months. "We have released two months salaries to our staff," a Kingfisher Airlines spokesperson told PTI in Mumbai, without elaborating on the period for which the salary was paid....
  • Armstrong says sorry to cancer foundation staff January 15, 2013

    Texas: Former champion cyclist Lance Armstrong apologized to the staff of the cancer foundation he started on Monday, the same day Oprah Winfrey was scheduled to interview him in what is widely expected to be his first admission of doping. "He had a private conversation with the staff, who have done...
  • Delhi Metro to set up hostel for its women staff December 30, 2012

    New Delhi: Delhi Metro will soon have a working women's hostel for its staff staying alone in the capital, a move that comes in the backdrop of the brutal gangrape and assault of a 23yearold paramedical student. The new age transport system has also cancelled the annual celebrations at the...
  • Delhi: Indigo passenger turns violent, slaps airhostess November 7, 2012

    New Delhi: A passenger onboard a MumbaiDelhi Indigo flight on Wednesday allegedly triggered a high drama when he turned violent and slapped an airhostess. The passengers onboard the Indigo fight, however, managed to overpower him. The plane landed at New Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport at 6 pm. After the plane...
  • KFA convinces staff to end strike, will approach DGCA next October 25, 2012

    New Delhi: It has been 25 days of protest, a lockdown and a suspension of licence, for Kingfisher Airlines. Its employees have finally agreed to return to work. The employees who wanted fourmonth salaries, agreed in the end to the management's proposal of three months' salaries. Employees, who haven't been paid...