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
India appoints Pavan Kapoor as next ambassador to UAE; 1990 cadre IFS officer to replace Navdeep Singh Puri
Kapoor has served in different capacities in the Indian Missions in Moscow, Kyiv, London and Geneva
India vs West Indies: BCCI goes back on decision to recall Sunil Subramaniam after administrative manager tenders 'unconditional apology'
The BCCI on Wednesday went back on its decision to call back the national team's administrative manager Sunil Subramaniam after he tendered "an unconditional apology" for misbehaving with senior officials from the country's High Commissions in the West Indies.
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.
UPSC member Arvind Saxena has been appointed as the acting chairman of the commission from June 20, a government order said.
T Shahid, madrasa-educated man from Kerala, clears UPSC exam, says he wanted to break terror stereotype
Battling severe financial crisis at home, T Shahid, who studied at a madrasa, has secured rank 693 in the UPSC Civil Services Exam 2017 in his sixth attempt.
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.
A Mandarin speaker, Gautam Bambawale has also served as the deputy chief of mission of the Indian Embassy in Beijing earlier
Shashi Tharoor's call for special foreign service examination begs the question if diplomats are passé
Rather than starting a special Indian Foreign Service examination as called by Shashi Tharoor, India may do well by starting call centres who can actually help citizens and that too at a fraction of the cost
Shashi Tharoor has said the government should increase the number of diplomats and asserted that there was a need for a separate exam for the IFS
India's harsh rebuttal to Shahid Khaqan Abbasi's UN speech: Meet Eenam Gambhir who hit out at two Pakistan PMs
The diplomat who rebutted Abbasi was Eenam Gambhir, India's First Secretary to the Permanent Mission to the United Nations.
The civil services preliminary examination to select IAS and IPS officers among others has been scheduled to be held on 3 June, 2018, the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has said.
Union minister Jitendra Singh and senior bureaucrats told the top 20 rank holders of the UPSC civil services exams to remain humble and committed to their job.
The results for Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Civil Service Exam conducted in 2016 have been declared on Wednesday evening.
If there is a kernel of concern, in this current drama and the swift manner in which Amazon saw its bottom line with India wrinkling and promptly withdrew the offending item from its Canadian website, it is the Sushma Swaraj element
That there are serious problems, both in quality and quantity (size) of the elite Indian Foreign Service (IFS) — the service that is primarily responsible for India’s interactions with the outside world — was pointed out last week by the parliamentary standing committee on external affairs led by former minister of state Shashi Tharoor
The new lot in civil services are not just lured by beacon light and paraphernalia of ‘Collector Saab’. They want to ‘bring change’.
The Opposition made a strong pitch for setting up of a Joint Parliamentary Committee to probe the matter, saying it involved the career of lakhs of students.
The three-member committee under the chairmanship of former Secretary of Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) Arvind Varma was formed in March this year to look into demands of students for changes in the pattern of civil services examination.