Anurag Srivastava takes charge as MEA spokesperson; 1999-batch IFS officer had served as India's Ambassador to Ethiopia
Anurag Srivastava, a 1999-batch Indian Foreign Service officer, was serving as India's Ambassador to Ethiopia
Vinay Mohan Kwatra appointed India's envoy to Nepal; 1988 batch IFS officer served in countries including China, South Africa, Uzbekistan
Kwatra, IFS 1988 batch officer, replaces Manjeev Singh Puri who has retired from service
Harsh Vardhan Shringla takes charge as Foreign Secretary, says he will ensure 'undifferentiated and unambiguous' approach to terrorism
A 1984-batch officer of the IFS who last served as India's envoy to the US, Shringla replaces Vijay Gokhale and has a fixed two-year tenure
UPSC exams 2019: Question on ‘secularism’ objectionable, makes exercise to recruit civil servants flawed
If the question on secularism, asked in the UPSC exam, was drafting error then it can be overlooked, but if the tone was deliberate then it raises serious questions on propriety of the one who framed it, especially since the exam paper that is meant to recruit administrators whose conduct are tested on litmus of objectivity
Pavan Kapoor appointed as Ambassador to UAE: IFS officer earlier made his mark with measures to boost ties with Israel
1990-cadre Indian Foreign Services (IFS) officer Pavan Kapoor will replace Navdeep Singh Puri as the Ambassador to United Arab Emirates
Article 370 to be revoked: How Union Territories of J&K and Ladakh will be served by administrative services
The existing All India Service Officers — namely IAS, IPS and IFS of Jammu and Kashmir cadre — will be allocated to serve in the Union Territory (UT) of Jammu and Kashmir and Union Territory of Ladakh
This is the first stage of a three-stage examination conducted by UPSC to select candidates for prestigious Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS), Indian Police Service (IPS) and various other central services.
UPSC Civil Service Online Registration 2019: Submission of online applications ends today; apply at upsc.gov.in
The online application form submission for the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Civil Services Examination 2019 will be closed on Monday (18 March, 2019). Those who wish to apply for the UPSC Civil Services Examination can submit the application form on the official website - upsc.gov.in.
Chhattisgarh govt carries out major bureaucratic reshuffle, transfers 40 IAS, two IFS officials; 12 district collectors also changed
In a major bureaucratic reshuffle, the Chhattisgarh government has transferred 40 Indian Administrative Service (IAS) and two Indian Forest Service (IFS) officials in the state
Senior diplomat Sunjay Sudhir appointed as India's envoy to Maldives; 1993 batch IFS officer to take charge shortly
Senior diplomat Sunjay Sudhir has been appointed as India's Ambassador to the Maldives, the Ministry of External Affairs announced on Monday.
UPSC aspirants protest outside Amit Shah's home, demand extra attempt to adapt to changes in exam pattern after 2011
Several UPSC aspirants staged a protest outside BJP president Amit Shah's residence to press for their demand for one more attempt to crack the civil services exam, claiming they were affected by abrupt changes in rules between 2011 and 2015.
The Indian Foreign Service (IFS) Main Exam 2018 schedule has been released by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on the official website upsc.gov.in.
On 27 September, the UPSC released notification for ESE on its official website- upsc.gov.in.
Lateral hiring: Modi govt only making transparent a process which earlier depended on politicians' whims
It’s not as if Narendra Modi went to bed one night last week, dreamed of “lateral entry”, woke up the next morning and put in an advertisement.
28-year-old UPSC aspirant denied entry in exam hall for being late, commits suicide in Delhi's Rajendra Nagar
A 28-year-old UPSC aspirant committed suicide by hanging himself in Delhi's Rajendra Nagar on Sunday after being denied entry in the examination hall for reaching late.
UPSC prelims 2018: Most students find first paper of the civil services exam tougher then previous years
The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on Sunday conducted the civil services preliminary examination across the country for around about 782 vacancies.
UPSC says no paper admit card will be provided for prelims, students will have to carry printout of e-admit cards
Candidates appearing for the preliminary examination of the civil services on 3 June will not be issued a physical copy of their admit card but will have to download it and carry a printout with them, the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) said
Karnataka IFS officer trampled to death by elephant in Nagarhole Tiger Reserve; PM offers condolences
A wild tusker on day attacked and killed a senior Indian Forest Service Officer in a thickly forested area in the Nagarahole Tiger Reserve, officials said.
UPSC 2018 Civil Services preliminary exam notification to be out on 7 February, check details on upsc.gov.in
The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will release the official notification for Civil Services Exam 2018 on 7 February on the website upsc.gov.in
Vijay Gokhale takes over as foreign secretary: Fixing neighbourhood policy, checking China's rise top priorities
After S Jaishankar's retirement, Vijay Gokhale on Monday took office as the new Foreign Secretary of India.