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Over 6,000 pvt specialists apply for 10 joint secy posts in govt

PTI NEW DELHI Over 6,000 candidates have shown interest in ten posts of joint secretaries in the central government offered to private sector specialists as part of the Modi government’s bid to bring in fresh talent in bureaucracy, officials said on Sunday. The Personnel Ministry had recently announced recruiting ten joint secretaries in select government departments through ‘lateral entry’ mode, ... Read More »

KERALA INTERRUPTED

* The death toll due to rains and floods in Kerala has gone up to 357,  as 22 more deaths were reported on Saturday * Some 50,000 people were rescued in different parts of the state, and red alert continued in 11 districts following prediction of more rains * Prime Minister Narendra Modi, along with Kerala Governor P Sathasivam, Chief ... Read More »

Kerala flood death toll 357

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The death toll due to rains and floods in Kerala has gone up to 357 this monsoon season, as 22 more deaths were reported on Saturday and red alert continued in 11 districts following prediction of more rains. Please like & share: Read More »

SRINAGAR: Indian and Pakistani troops traded fire on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara district resulting in minor injuries to two civilians, police said on Saturday. The Pakistan Army violated the ceasefire by targeting Indian positions in Karnah sector on Friday evening using small arms and mortars. “The Indian troops retaliated and firing exchanges continued between the two ... Read More »

Thousands mourn as Vajpayee cremated with full state honours

NEW DELHI: Bugles sounded the last post, uniformed soldiers gave a gun salute and silence fell over the crowd as former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s mortal remains were consigned to the flames on Friday evening, the sun setting on the life of a poet-politician who combined accommodative politics with graciousness. Please like & share: Read More »

Explore possibility to reduce water level in Mullaperiyar dam: SC

NEW DELHI: Expressing grave concern over the flood “crises” in Kerala, the Supreme Court on Friday suggested that the Disaster Management sub-committee, National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC) and the court-appointed committee should meet to explore the possibility of reducing the water-level in the Mullaperiyar Dam reservoir there to 139 feet. Please like & share: Read More »

Moved 4,000 people to safety, 51 teams in Kerala: NDRF

NEW DELHI: The NDRF said Friday it has moved more than 4,000 people to safer places and rescued another 44 from flooded areas in Kerala during the past nine days, even as its personnel struggle to reach remote areas cut off due to landslides. Please like & share: Read More »