Elaborate security arrangements have been made across the country ahead of the Supreme Court judgement in the communally sensitive Ayodhya land dispute case on Saturday, while the political leaders, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and religious leaders urged people to maintain peace and respect the verdict.Authorities said social media posts will be monitored to ensure that no attempt is made to vitiate the atmosphere by spreading fake or inflammatory content and necessary arrangements have been made to ensure safety and security of religious places.Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi on Friday morning held an hour-long meeting with Uttar Pradesh Chief Secretary Rajendra Kumar Tiwari and Director General of Police Om Prakash Singh who apprised him about the security arrangements made to maintain law and order in the state.Uttar Pradesh government announced closure of all educational and training institutes till Monday after the Supreme Court website posted around 9 p.m. that … [Read more...] about Ayodhya verdict: Educational institutions closed in U.P. till November 11; security beefed up across country
Bureau of Energy Efficiency under Ministry of Power on Thursday conducted a National Level painting competition for the students from classes 4 to 9 in Delhi. The competition was held as part of National Energy Conservation day which is celebrated on December 14 and is being observed from December 9 to December 14, 2019 by the Bureau of Energy Efficiency.The competition, aimed at making students aware about the importance of Energy Conservation, was held at two different venues. For Group A (students of Classes 4 to 6) the competition was held at Power Management Institute Noida, UP in association with NTPC and for Group B (students of Classes 7 to 9) it was conducted at Gurugram in association with Power Grid Corporation of India. The topics for Group-A students were “Be a bright spark, lights off till it’s dark” and “Do Your Part, Be Energy Smart” whereas topics for Group B students were “Energy Efficiency, a pulse for Eco building” and … [Read more...] about National level painting competition on energy conservation held, 26 winners to be awarded tomorrow
NEW DELHI: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) released National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Examination (II), 2019 written examination result on Thursday, December 12, 2019. The candidates, who appeared for the NDA & NA (II) examination, can now visit the official website of the Commission to check and download their result online. The National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Examination, (II) 2019 was conducted by the Union Public Service Commission on November, 17, 2019. On the basis of written examination, UPSC has shortlisted candidates for interview. The personal interview of the shortlisted candidates will be conducted by the Services Selection Board (SSB) of the Ministry of Defence for Admission to Army, Navy and Air Force Wings of the National Defence Academy for the 144th Course and for the 106th Indian Naval Academy Course (INAC) commencing from July 2, 2020. As per the result notification, "Candidates are requested to register themselves online on the … [Read more...] about UPSC NDA & NA (II) written exam result 2019 announced @upsc.gov.in, check here
'Those who follow the workings of the establishment believe that Indian diplomacy has managed more by the individual flair and brilliance of a few individuals than its systemic strength or organisational excellence,' says Ambassador B S Prakash.IMAGE: Three of India's finest diplomats: Shivshankar Menon, former foreign secretary, right, with Foreign Secretary Dr S Jaishankar, centre, and Gautam Bambawale, high commissioner-designate to Pakistan, left. There is a wise and wicked saying that 'little minds discuss people, average minds discuss events, great minds discuss ideas.' All the three are important for diplomats -- people, events and ideas -- and the interplay among them as developments unfold. But, an organised mind discusses patterns and systems. This is the thought that struck me as I read recently Diplomacy At The Cutting Edge by Ambassador Kishan S Rana, a senior colleague of mine who has carved out a special niche among the large numbers of retired diplomats who are now seen … [Read more...] about How good are India’s diplomats?
UPSC on Friday issued notification announcing dates and procedure for applying for various selection posts. There are sixteen posts and 30 vacancies to be filled through this recruitment process.Interested candidates should apply online for recruitment by selection to the following posts:# One Extension Officer, Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare (PH-01). # Three Deputy Registrar of Trade Marks and Geographical Indications, Office of the Controller General of Patents,Designs and Trade Marks, Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade, Ministry of Commerce and Industry (OBC-01, UR-02).# Two Anthropologist (Physical Anthropology Division), Anthropological Survey of India, Ministry of Culture (ST-01, OBC-01). # Two Assistant Keeper, Anthropological Survey of India, Ministry of Culture (ST-01, OBC-01). # Four Senior Scientific Officer Grade-I, Integrated Headquarters, … [Read more...] about UPSC Recruitment 2019: 30 vacancies notified for various selection posts at upsc.gov.in