Bangladesh hijras voice anger at gender test failures
Bangladesh hijras voice anger at gender test failures

Bangladesh`s hijra community voiced outrage Thursday after nearly all those appointed to government jobs set aside for transgenders were disqualified after an official medical test deemed them fully male.

Telangana to launch recruitment for government jobs

 Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Tuesday announced that notification for recruitment for 25,000 government posts will be issued in July.

Shopkeepers call two-day bandh over loss during Gujjar stir

A day after the Gujjars called off their 8-day long agitation over demands of five per cent quota in government jobs, the shopkeepers in Sikandara town of Dausa called for a two-day shutdown of the market against the loss incurred by them during the agitation.

Gujjar quota stir enters day 2, leaders reject govt talk offer

Rejecting the state government's offer for talks, members of Gujjar community on Friday continued their agitation here for the second day to press for five per cent quota in jobs which led to disruption of train services.

Rajasthan CM promises one lakh government jobs

 Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Friday said that her government would provide jobs to one lakh youths in the government sector, having already provided over 165,000 jobs, mostly in the private sector, last year.

Timing of Maharashtra Muslim quota decision "wrong": Congress MP

Congress on Saturday justified its decision to provide reservation in education and government jobs to Muslims in Maharashtra though it conceded the timing of the move was "wrong", while it slammed the BJP-Shiv Sena administration over the ban on cattle slaughter in the State.

Maharashtra Assembly passes bill on Maratha quota, leaves out Muslims

The Maharashtra Assembly on Tuesday passed a bill providing 16 per cent reservation for the Maratha community in education and government jobs but it left out the Muslims, leading to a vociferous protest by the opposition.

Police baton charge blind protesters in Pakistan

 Pakistani police in the eastern city of Lahore Wednesday baton charged dozens of blind people protesting against the government for failing to implement an official quota for government jobs.

1.4 million apply in Chinese civil service exam

Nearly 1.4 million people today appeared in China's annual national public service examination for 22,200 government jobs.

Uttarakhand govt to give pension to statehood agitationists

Uttarakhand government has announced that it will give pension to statehood agitationists aged over 60 years and enact a law in the state Assembly granting 10 per cent reservation to their kin in government jobs.

Quashing of job advertisement: HC asks Centre, Delhi govt to reply

Delhi High Court asked Centre and city government to respond to PIL seeking quashing of advertisement for jobs as seats have not been reserved for those with disabilities like visual-impairment.

Parliamentary panel recommends increasing retirement age to 65

A parliamentary committee has recommended that retirement age should be increased from 60 years to 65 years, citing the increase in ageing population and their productivity.

Form norms to check post retirement jobs by babus: Parliamentary Panel

Government should without delay come out with guidelines to check post-retirement jobs by senior officials who held vital posts so sensitive information is not divulged parliamentary committee said.

Transgenders get government jobs in Pakistan

In a first, the Sindh government in Pakistan has employed transgendered persons in different departments.

Upper age limit for govt jobs reduced in Uttarakhand

The upper age limit for direct recruitment in government jobs in Uttarakhand has been reduced from 40 to 35 years following an interim order of the state High Court.

Government jobs must be last choice for Kashmiri youth: Omar

Government jobs in states with financial deficit like J&K should be the last choice for educated, trained youth, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said Sunday.

Provide 3% reservation in govt jobs to disabled: SC to govts

The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Central and all state governments to provide reservation to disabled persons in government jobs.

Muzaffarnagar riots: 33 families of victims` given govt jobs

Thirty three family members of victims of recent riots in the district were given government jobs by the district authorities on Sunday.

Muzaffarnagar riot victims to get govt jobs: UP govt

An order has been issued by the Uttar Pradesh government to provide government jobs to those killed during riots in Muzaffarnagar and adjoining areas, a official spokesman said here.

Ban religious headwear in government jobs: Quebec

Quebec is proposing a law that would forbid government workers from wearing religious headwear such as hijabs, turbans, and kippas.