Tamil Nadu Government appoints retired director general of police (DGP) R.Natraj as the chairman of the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) that is mired in corruption complaints now a days.
India and the World Bank have signed an agreement worth 130 Million US dollars to improve the livelihoods for over three lakh village households in the North Eastern region of the country. The money will be used to finance the Centre's efforts to empower rural communities in the growth-deficient North East region under the North
The People of Andaman and Nicobar Islands becomethe first among Indians to receive the Resident Identity Smart card, RIC under the National Population Register, NPR scheme. Home Minister P Chidambaram distributes the first batch of the RIC smart cards at Porthrapur village in Andaman and Nicobar Islands. RIC cards are distributed to all persons above
Supreme Court dismisses a PIL seeking a direction to the government to restore the Army Chief Gen V K Singh's date of birth as May 10, 1951. The honourable court said that writ petition filed at the behest of an association is not maintainable and this is purely a service matter.
Fifth Jaipur Literature Festival begins in Jaipur on 19th January. About 250 writers from India and abroadparticipating in the 5-day long Jaipur Literature Festival. In a session on 'Truth of Poetry and Truth of Politics', Union Minister Mr Kapil Sibbal says that the Government does not believe in censorship on Internet and that no step