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Aug 28, 2019
India appoints Pavan Kapoor as next ambassador to UAE; 1990 cadre IFS officer to replace Navdeep Singh PuriKapoor has served in different capacities in the Indian Missions in Moscow, Kyiv, London and Geneva
Aug 15, 2019
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.
Oct 03, 2018
UPSC IFS main exam 2018 schedule released; candidates can check timetable on upsc.gov.inThe 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.
Oct 01, 2018
UPSC to allow candidates to withdraw applications; process to begin with ESE 2019On 27 September, the UPSC released notification for ESE on its official website- upsc.gov.in.
Jun 10, 2018
Arvind Saxena appointed acting chairman of UPSC: to take over from Vinay Mittal on 20 JuneUPSC member Arvind Saxena has been appointed as the acting chairman of the commission from June 20, a government order said.
May 01, 2018
T Shahid, madrasa-educated man from Kerala, clears UPSC exam, says he wanted to break terror stereotypeBattling 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.
Jan 29, 2018
Vijay Gokhale takes over as foreign secretary: Fixing neighbourhood policy, checking China's rise top prioritiesAfter S Jaishankar's retirement, Vijay Gokhale on Monday took office as the new Foreign Secretary of India.
Nov 19, 2017
Seasoned diplomat Gautam Bambawale to take charge as Indian envoy to ChinaA Mandarin speaker, Gautam Bambawale has also served as the deputy chief of mission of the Indian Embassy in Beijing earlier
Oct 22, 2017
Shashi Tharoor's call for special foreign service examination begs the question if diplomats are passéRather 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
Oct 21, 2017
Shashi Tharoor says govt should increase number of diplomats, pitches for separate exam for IFSShashi 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