17 Oct 2015

ONCE AGAIN IN - Vyapam Scam: IFS Officer Found Dead On Railway Track, Sparks Fresh Row

EMPLOYEE NEWS CENTER: ONCE AGAIN IN - Vyapam Scam: IFS Officer Found De...: Retired IFS officer Vijay Bahadur  Photo:Facebook Jharsuguda Odisha: The Vyapam scam has once again come into the news after a retired...

RAIL NEWS CENTER: CBI unearths ‘Rail Neer’ scam in railways, recover...

RAIL NEWS CENTER: CBI unearths ‘Rail Neer’ scam in railways, recover...: NEW DELHI: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Friday unearthed a major scam relating to the supply of packaged drinking water “Rail ...

16 Oct 2015

Rs 640 cr suit on Maggi: Now, consumer court orders tests on 13 samples

The apex consumer court on Thursday ordered testing of 13 samples of Maggi noodles to ascertain the claims made in the Centre's Rs 640 crore suit against Nestle India alleging unfair trade practices in relation to lead and MSG content in the product.

A bench of National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) directed that the samples be sent to Central Food Technological Research Institute, Mysore, after verifying the seal and samples.

Earlier the company was given a chance to go through the samples collected by the government authorities and it cleared 13 out of 17. The bench headed by Justice V K Jain has sought reports of the test from the institute within four weeks.

Arun Jaitley targets Kapil Sibal after first 2G acquittal

The special CBI court's decision to set free former telecom secretary Shyamal Ghosh in a case related to the 2G spectrum allocation in 2002 under the NDA government took a political turn as Finance Minister Arun Jaitley charged Congress leader Kapil Sibal of interfering in the case.
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

The special CBI court's decision to set free former telecom secretary Shyamal Ghosh in a case related to the 2G spectrum allocation in 2002 under the NDA government took a political turn as Finance Minister Arun Jaitley charged Congress leader Kapil Sibal of interfering in the case.

The finance minister also called for an inquiry to probe the role of the ministers in the UPA government that led to the pressing of charges in the case.

Why Obama Decided to Leave Thousands of Troops in Afghanistan


File photo of US President Barack Obama.
WASHINGTON: President Obama announced a significant shift to his Afghanistan exit plan Thursday: Instead of exiting, there will now be up to 5,500 U.S troops staying in Afghanistan through at least 2017.

The sudden departure from Obama's proposed strategy in 2014 comes after months of major attacks by insurgent groups across Afghanistan, where the Taliban have recently gained territory -- most notably temporarily holding the key northern hub of Kunduz, the first major city to fall to the insurgents since 2001.

SC to decide today on validity of panel to appoint judges

The government, however, was free to transfer the officer concerned to any department in any of its offices to ensure the employee did not misuse contacts for obstructing the probe, the SC said. (File photo)

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