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Tihar Director General Vimla Mehra transferred

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 23:37

Delhi`s Tihar jail Director General Vimla Mehra, the second woman to serve as the DG after Kiran Bedi, was on Thursday transferred by the Union Home Ministry.

David Bergvinson to be next ICRISAT Director General

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 14:23

The Governing Board of the Hyderabad-based International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) today announced the appointment of Dr David Bergvinson as the next Director General of ICRISAT for a five-year term, effective January 1, 2015.

HC issues notice to DGP on petition over man`s murder

Last Updated: Sunday, March 23, 2014, 02:41

The Madras High Court has ordered issue of notice to the Director General of Police and authorities on a petition from a woman seeking a CBI probe into the death of her husband who was allegedly murdered by a gang of land encroachers led by a local councillor.

US Senate confirms Indian-American for key admin post

Last Updated: Saturday, March 15, 2014, 09:23

The US Senate has confirmed an Indian-American Arun M Kumar to a key administration post that would make him responsible for foreign trade.

BSF gets temporary chief as DG set to retire

Last Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2014, 15:59

Senior IPS officer D K Pathak has been appointed as temporary chief of Border Security Force as incumbent Director General Subhash Joshi will retire Thursday.

Strictly implement safety measures: DGCA to Indian carriers

Last Updated: Friday, February 14, 2014, 22:48

Aviation regulator DGCA on Friday asked top officials of Indian carriers to strictly implement all safety measures stipulated in the rules and take immediate corrective steps in case any discrepancies were found.

CAT Bench quashes appointment of IPS officers as DGP

Last Updated: Monday, February 03, 2014, 19:26

Kolkata Bench of Central Administrative Tribunal on Monday set aside appointments of five IPS officers to post of Director General of Police in West Bengal, including the present DGP of the state.

Ministry forms panel to codify discovery-recognition norms

Last Updated: Thursday, January 02, 2014, 15:39

Amid disputes over recognition of oil and gas finds, the Oil Ministry has formed a panel headed by the Director General of Hydrocarbons (DGH) to codify globally recognised industry practices for adoption in India.

UP`s new top cop favours commissioner system of policing

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 01, 2014, 16:38

Newly-appointed Uttar Pradesh Director General of Police Rizwan Ahmed on Wednesday said he would push for prompt implementation of the commissioner system of policing in select towns and cities on a top priority-basis in the coming days.

Kingfisher Airlines assets attached on tax default

Last Updated: Sunday, December 15, 2013, 18:32

The Income Tax department has attached all assets of cash-strapped Kingfisher Airlines for failing to remit taxes amounting to Rs 350 crore, a senior official said Sunday.

Suspended ADGP moves Madras HC to quash summons

Last Updated: Thursday, October 24, 2013, 08:16

The Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption had registered corruption cases against Sait, his wife and elder daughter following complaints of allotment of plot under Government Discretionary Quota.

Officials to visit China, Europe to study trade practices

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 08, 2013, 18:13

A group of officials from the ministries of finance, environment and railways will visit China and European nations to study the best trade facilitation practices with a view to adopting them to reduce transaction cost and boost shipment.