Tuesday, 29 November, 2022
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Topic: UPSC

PM Modi will launch the ‘Rojgar Mela’, recruitment drive for 10 lakh personnel today

During the ceremony, appointment letters will be handed over to 75,000 newly inducted appointees, a statement from Prime Minister's Office (PMO) said.

Four months on, Yogi govt on the hunt for new police chief. Acting DGP is ‘frontrunner’

After Mukul Goel was shunted from DGP post in May, Devendra Singh Chauhan was appointed acting DGP. UP govt has now submitted list of around 40 IPS officers to UPSC for consideration.

Stations, gymkhanas, bungalows—New book takes Indian Railways past beyond KBC, UPSC questions

Vinoo N. Mathur’s book, which took 10 years in the making is a tour de force of the history and the architectural styles of railway buildings.

‘Outsider tag, hostile IAS lobby’ to blame? Modi govt sees 2nd lateral hire exit since 2020

Of 12 domain experts hired for the civil services as lateral entrants in 2019 & 2021, 9 are in service. There's also been a dip in applications for lateral entry posts.

‘What Next’ for UPSC-negatives? Indians with wasted youth don’t want to return empty-handed

While the passionate preparatory struggle of India's UPSC aspirants is widely acknowledged, their years after the negative result is spent in quiet solitude, loss of esteem, even shame.

For IAS exams, it’s important to know what not to study. Working like a donkey won’t help

In ‘Win All Your Battles,’ Vishwas Nagre Patil writes about what it takes to become an IPS officer.

‘Earn people’s goodwill’ — former Delhi L-G Tejendra Khanna’s advice to UPSC aspirants in new book

Khanna was speaking at the launch of his book ‘An Intent to Serve - A Civil Servant Remembers’ in New Delhi’s India International Centre.

‘All is well’ after 8 years of Modi govt, and the real reason Mona Lisa was ‘defaced’ at Louvre

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

‘My idealism let me down’ says former J&K IAS officer Shah Faesal, hints at possible return

Faesal, 1st UPSC topper from J&K, resigned in 2019 citing 'rising intolerance' in India. According to sources in administration his re-induction process has started, but he is yet to get post.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...

Defence

The Defence Services Staff College in Wellington | Image credit: dssc.gov.in

In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.