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Govt Appointments

Anandiben Patel Appointed UP Governor, Lalji Tandon Replaces Her In MP

Jul 20, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

The government Saturday transferred two governors and made fresh appointments in some states.

Shortage Of Nearly 1,500 IAS Officers In Country, Says Govt

Feb 07, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

Officers in position as on January 1, 2017, is 5,004 against the total authorised strength of 6,500

Sudeep Lakhtakia Appointed New DG Of National Security Guard

Jan 19, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

He will take over from incumbent S P Singh who will retire from the post of NSG DG on January 31.

Central Govt Employees Can Now Take Advance Upto Rs 25 Lakh For Purchase Of New Home

Earlier, the maximum borrowing limit was Rs 7.50 lakh with interest rate slabs ranging from 6 per cent to 9.50 per cent.

27 October, 2017

Rakesh Asthana's Elevation As CBI Director Unanimously Cleared By Panel, Says CVC

Outlook Web Bureau

Earlier in August, the CBI's Delhi Unit had registered a FIR against three senior Income Tax Commissioners for accepting bribes from the Gujarat-based Sterling Biotech and Sandesara Group of Companies.

23 October, 2017

Government 'Hell Bent On Destroying Independence, Integrity Of CBI,' Says Bhushan On Asthana Appointment

Outlook Web Bureau

On Sunday, Gujarat cadre Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Rakesh Asthana was appointed as the special director of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).

18 September, 2017

You Read It Here In August: Gautam Bambawale Appointed Envoy To China, Bisaria To Fill In His Shoes In Pakistan

Outlook Web Bureau

Will there be a new foreign secretary by the end-January 2018 when S.Jaishankar's term is slated to end?

06 September, 2017

Trump Nominates Kenneth Juster As US Envoy To India 

Outlook Web Bureau

Juster, 62, played a key role in enhancing the Indo-US ties under the Bush Administration. He would replace Richard Verma as the top American diplomat to India if his name is confirmed.

28 August, 2017

Justice Dipak Misra Sworn-In As The 45th Chief Justice Of India

Outlook Web Bureau

64-year-old Justice Misra has practised in Constitutional, Civil, Criminal, Revenue, Service and Sales Tax matters in the Orissa High Court and the Service Tribunal.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

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Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz