Monday, 23 May, 2022
TopicGovernment jobs

Topic: government jobs

Unemployment and unlimited data pack — UP’s youth are neither angry nor idle

Afternoons are to charge phone batteries, evenings are to play digital games in parks, and nights are to climb rooftops, catch network, and escape into videos and Insta reels.

‘Marks tampering, leaks, confusion’ — series of controversies hits Maharashtra govt job exams

Paper leaks and malpractices in three government recruitment exams in Maharashtra have led to several arrests and a political slugfest. Students, meanwhile, are bearing the brunt.

Failing UPSC Mains sends you back to square one. Replace Prelims with a new exam system

We can make the UPSC less costly and time-consuming. Enter the Civil Services Foundation Exam.

Railways to implement plan to trim staff positions, says move won’t shrink number of jobs

In a letter dated 24 November, the Railway Board has asked general managers of zones across the country to put a freeze on all new posts and surrender 50% of vacancies.

Punjab govt relaxes rules to give jobs to married kin of soldiers killed in Galwan Valley

The state govt chose to make an exception and give jobs to the brothers-in-law of three soldiers, who died fighting Chinese troops and patrolling the LAC.

Govt job aspirants protest delay in results, issuance of admit cards with a trending hashtag

Hashtag #speakupforSSCRaliwaystudents trends on Twitter with over 3 mn posts in support of govt job aspirants protesting delay in SSC CGL results & postponement of RRB NTPC exam.

Cabinet clears National Recruitment Agency to conduct common test for Central govt jobs

The nod to National Recruitment Agency will allow setting up of exam centres in every district to help youth, especially women, from rural and faraway areas, to take recruitment tests.

4% quota announced for Ladakh students in J&K institutes, residents say it’s not enough

In a tweet, Department of Information and Public Relations stated that the announcement was made in a meeting chaired by J&K chief secretary B.V.R. Subrahmanyam in Srinagar.

How BJP is undoing three decades of Mandal gains and still getting OBC support

The Modi govt wants to include salary earnings to calculate household income to determine the 'creamy layer' among OBCs. If implemented, it will exclude even the lower middle class.

Army’s Tour of Duty ill-conceived. Neo-nationalism will only create political militias

Leaked report of Army's internal study of a recruitment plan is basically military hierarchy using media as a sounding board for its ‘hunch and gut’ ideas.

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Inflation made luxury cars even more expensive but sales remain in fast lane. See Mercedes

For years, the luxury car market in India was biased towards the entry-level. But today, cars below Rs 40 lakh account for the smallest fraction of sales.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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