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Kathleen just a stop-gap till Obama finds new envoy to India

Kathleen Stephens, a career foreign service officer who has never served in India but was United States Ambassador to South Korea from 2008 to 2011, will only be a stop-gap charge at Roosevelt......

Now, fixed two-year tenure for civil servants

Officers of the three premier services -- Indian Administrative Services, Indian Police Service and Indian Foreign Service -- will now spend a minimum of two years at each posting and any exception......

Desi diplomat to assist US secretary Nisha Desai Biswal

Atul Keshap, a senior Indian American career diplomat and one of the rising stars in the United States foreign service, has been picked by Nisha Desai Biswal, the newly appointed assistant......

'In India, there is very little trust in China'

Kenneth Lieberthal, senior fellow in Foreign Policy and Global Economy and Development at think tank The Brookings Institution and an expert on China, talks to Aditi Phadnis on the changes China is......

How the IFS is finding its soul

A number of younger diplomats have begun to search for the soul of the foreign service, to give its members a sense of belonging and pride, observes former ambassador T P Sreenivasan. Every......

DGCA to act against pilots quitting without proper notice

With a large number of senior pilots quitting jobs in Indian carriers for greener foreign pastures, aviation regulator DGCA has warned of stringent action, including cancellation of licences,......

IT services, pharma could drive hiring in 2013

Information Technology services and pharmaceuticals are likely to drive hiring growth in 2013, to fill mid and senior positions, said HeadHonchos.com, a leading job search and career management......

Indian-American father-son duo leaves Obama Administration

Possibly the only father-son duo serving in senior positions in the Obama Administration, who also happen to be Indian-Americans, has announced to leave their positions for private sectors......

Service tax on forex dealings capped at Rs 5,000

The government said that service tax on foreign exchange transactions would be capped at Rs 5,000. The announcement will provide relief to market participants who feared high tax incidence would......

Single policy for FDI in banking, insurance soon

India will unveil a single policy for foreign direct investment, including in sectors such as financial services, insurance and banking by March 31, Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma has......

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Rose
Q. Spot the personality: Venu Rajamony !!
Rose:  A.  more

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Rose
Q. After the Union Cabinet recently cleared the proposed legislation, which permits foreign universities to set up campuses in India, Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal observed that a revolution larger than the one in the telecom sector awaited the education sector -HOW MUCH DO YOU ACCEPT IT?
Rose:  A. No Education system is absolute and noting there to be insignificant. Kapil Sibal is not a new man in India..........since 1947 experiments are...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/after-the-union-cabinet-recently-cleared-the-proposed-legisl/23922775/answers/16781184

soumyen sarkar
Q. Mr. President becomes Mr. Citizen over night when he vacates the white house the most powerful office in the world. How will he reconcile with this change?
Soumyen Sarkar:  A. What? Ex presidents in the Untied States are entitled to CIA briefing's. Many opt to get out of politics and just sort of enjoy retirement or just...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/mr.-president-becomes-mr.-citizen-over-night-when-he-vacates/16778330/answers/16637314

Good Citizen
Q. To become close to a person, do we need to know him/her fully? Though we emphasize on transparency in relations, how we become close to certain persons, especially in virtual world, when we don\'t even know their basic or real whereabouts? What are the magical factors which make this happen?
Good Citizen:  A. Hi Muktha > I am rather late in submitting answer on this `All corner relating` question; and though Rachana has expressed almost all the mouths...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/to-become-close-to-a-person-do-we-need-to-know-himher-fully-/16634347/answers/16506946

Muktha Radhakrishnan
Q. "ATITHI DEVO BHAVA !" Do you mean it ?
Muktha Radhakrishnan:  A. Athithi devo bhava (guest is God) India Tourism, DubaiPublished: January 25, 2007, 00:00 The government of India aims to develop the country into a...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/quotatithi-devo-bhava-quot-do-you-mean-it-/16499038/answers/10895647

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Tata AutoComp, KATCON Enter Into A JV

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THE RAFALE FIGHTER JET DEAL AND WHY IT MAKES CHINA NERVOUS

There were six in contention; four were dropped, and one became the Chosen One: The Rafale. In French, Rafale poetically means a sudden gust... ...

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Will The Festive Fervor Uplift Consumer Demand?

The sluggish growth in industrial production has undermined hopes of a sharp rebound in manufacturing. The festive season may not bring much of a... ...

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