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Conducting of LDCE for promotion to the cadre of Inspector Posts (66.66%) Departmental quota for the year 2014 and LGO Examination, 2014

Written By Admin on October 24, 2014 | Friday, October 24, 2014

Department of Posts (DE Section) Letter No.A-34012/04/2014-DE dated 17/10/2014 communicated vide C.O. Letter No.RE/30-6/2014 dated 22/10/2014.

LDCE for promotion to the cadre of Inspector Posts for the year 2014.

Date of Examination
Paper No.
22/11/2014 (Suturday)
Paper-I & II
23/11/2014 (Sunday)
Paper-III & IV

LDCE for promotion of LGOs to the cadre of Postal Assistants / Sorting Assistants for the year 2014.

Date of Examination
Paper No.
23/11/2014 (Sunday)
Paper-I & II

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CBS - Finacle Inauguration Function at Tiruvallur Head Post Offices Under TN Circle on 20/10/2014

         Shri.Mahalingam SPOs Kanchipuram has started the proceedings by Lighting the lamp and by cutting the cake. Shri.Devarajalu ASPO's Tiruvallur Sub division, Smt.Sornalatha Aspo's (OD), Shri.K.Selvaraj Postmaster Tiruvallur HO, Shri.Pandurangan APM(C) and Shri.Vedhanayagam APM(accts) were also participated in the function.

Finacle : Transfer of accounts / certificates between finacle CBS and non finacle CBS Post Offices.

Transfer of accounts/certificates between finacle CBS and non finacle CBS Post Offices.

Bureaucrats asked not to act on oral orders from ministers

NEW DELHI: Ministers or their personal staff may no longer be able to get any work done by merely passing an 'oral' order as government officials have been advised not to go ahead with any decision unless written orders are issued by their immediate superiors.

7th Pay Commission visit to Mumbai on 6th and 7th Nov 2014.

The commission has, in its first phase of interaction, been seeking the views of various stakeholders on its terms of reference. To this end, meetings have been held in Delhi with various organisations and heads of various agencies.

Current Affairs : 22 October 2014

Written By Admin on October 23, 2014 | Thursday, October 23, 2014

1) SBI launched mPassBook facility on its smartphone application: The nation's largest lender State Bank of India(SBI) launched a facility called 'mPassBook' on 22 October 2014, on its 'State Bank Anywhere' mobile application, for its retail banking users. Launching the facility, SBI Chairman Arundhati Bhattacharya, said that 'mPassBook' is an electronic application of a physical passbook for savings bank and current accounts. The facility is currently available on Android phones but would soon be available on iOS and Blackberry phones too. The facility empowers users to view their transaction history on their smartphone and maintain an entire year's historical data on it.

Current Affairs : October 2014 Second Week PDF Download

Current Affairs PDF-October 2014

Second Week
Download as PDF- Click Here

Time Table of UPSC Civil Services Main Exam 2014 published

Friends.. Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has published the timetable for Civil Services Mains Exam 2014. Mains Exam is scheduled to be held from December 14 to December 20 in two sessions. There will be 7 papers in the main exam for a total of 1750 marks.
The UPSC (Mains) this year has a revised pattern and consists of the papers as mentioned below :

Current Affairs Updates : 21 October 2014

1) M.L. Khattar to be next Haryana CM: Manohar Lal Khattar will be the next chief minister of Haryana, the BJP announced on Tuesday. The former Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) ‘Pracharak’ was chosen by the newly-elected Bharatiya Janata Party legislators as their leader at a meeting. “I have been chosen by the party legislators and the BJP leadership for this responsibility. I can assure you that we will work for the welfare of the people of Haryana,” Khattar said after being elected the leader of the BJP legislative group. Khattar, 60, will be the first BJP chief minister of the state, which was formed Nov 1, 1966. The BJP got the majority on its own for the first time in Haryana in the results of the elections to the 90-member Assembly declared on Sunday.

Current Affairs : October 2014 First Week ( PDF Download )

Written By Admin on October 22, 2014 | Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Current Affairs PDF-October 2014

First Week
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Current Affairs : 20 October 2014

1) Joko Widodo takes over as Indonesian president: Indonesia's Joko Widodo took over as president of the world's third-largest democracy on 20 Oct 2014 with supporters' hopes high but pressing economic problems and sceptical rivals set to test the former furniture businessman. Widodo's narrow victory over a former general in July's election marked the first time in the young democracy's history that a president was elected from outside the established military and political elite.

Haryana Circle : PA/SA Results 2014

Haryana Postal Circle has published the list of candidates selected under recruitment of Postal Assistant (Post Office/Circle Office/SBCO) and Sorting Assistant for the year 2013 & 2014. You can check the results from below link. Congratulations to all selected candidates!!

Check result from official site: Click Here
Alternate Link: Click Here

CBS Go live migration of Head Post Office Sangrur HPO -148001 SANGRUR Division under Punjab Circle on dated 20/10/2014.

Inauguration by SH . DILBAGH SINGH SURI SPO Sangrur in the presence of Postmaster Sangrur-HO, Sh.Randhir Singh(ASP HQ), Sh.Suraj Parkash (ASPO East), Smt.Jaspinder kaur (C.I) Sh. C.L Meena Postmaster Sangrur HO ,Sh.Sandeep kumar System Manager Sangrur HO,Sh. Vikas Verma System Manager Sangrur HO, Sh.. Pritpal singh System Manager Barnala with great pleasure. 

Nashik Road HO-422101 under Maharashtra Circle is successfully migrated to Finacle on 20.10.2014

CBS Go live migration of Head Post Office Nashik Road HO-422101, Nashik Division, Aurangabad Region, Maharashtra Circle on dated 20/10/2014. 

Inauguration done by Shri N S Wankhede SSPO's Nashik Division and Shri P B Kulkarni (ASP HQ) in the presence of Postmaster Nashik Road HO Smt. Bharati Khadilkar, System administrators Shri. K L Varpe, Subhash Jawade, Prashant Mandavgade, Yogesh Shinganapurkar System Administrator Nashik HO, and other office staff with great pleasure.

Retention of Excess Cash balance in Post Offices

To view Department of Posts (P.O Division) No.21/-03/2014-PO dated 13-10-2014 please Click Here.

Corrigendum to serial number 13(e) of schedule II of Schedule of Financial Powers of Department of Posts

To view please Click Here.

Wish you Happy Deepavali

Written By Admin on October 21, 2014 | Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Uploading of RTI replies on the respective website of Ministry/Department: DoPT's instructions

Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training

North Block, New Delhi-1
Dated : 21-10-2014


Subject: Uploading of RTI replies on the respective website of Ministry/ Department.


CBS Go live migration of Head Post Office Moga-142001, Faridkot Division Punjab on dated 20/10/2014. 

Inauguration by Smt . Kamlesh Chauhan SPO Faridkot in the presence of Postmaster Moga HO Smt. Sita Devi, APM (SB) Sh. Bikker Singh, Shri. Vikas Tandon System Administrator Moga HO, Shri. Jaswinder Singh System Administrator Moga HO, Smt. Parveen Bala ASPO (HQ), Shri. Mahesh Bindal ASPO, Shri. Mohit Sharma IP. with great pleasure.


RBI: Call letters for Online Examination for the Post of Assistants in RBI


Written By Admin on October 20, 2014 | Monday, October 20, 2014

Final list of candidates selected for various divisions in Kerala Circle published today 20/10/2014

Click result from official website : Click Here

Alternate Link : View Result

Current Affairs Updates : 19th October 2014

1) BJP to form govt in Haryana, emerges as single largest party in Maharashtra: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) stormed to power in Haryana on Sunday and was set to form the government in Maharashtra as well, in a verdict that underlined Prime Minister Narendra Modi's indisputable role in helping expand the party's national footprint. Both victories are historic for the BJP. In Haryana, where the party had never been a force, it won 47 seats in a 90-member assembly to take power on its own. In Maharashtra, it emerged as the single largest party, bagging 122 seats in the 288-member House — which is enough to form a coalition government on its own terms.

Current Affairs Updates: 18 October 2014

1) Union Cabinet deregulated diesel price, approves new gas price formula: In much-awaited reform, the government on Saturday deregulated diesel prices, a move that will result in cut of Rs 3.37 per litre in diesel price. Finance minister Arun Jaitely said the Cabinet in its meeting decided to deregulate or free diesel prices. As a result, retail diesel rates will now reflect international movement in oil prices. This is the first reduction in diesel rates in over five years. Diesel rates were last cut on January 29, 2009 when they were reduced by Rs 2 a litre to Rs 30.86.

Windows 10 Will Be Free for Personal Users‏

All eyes are on Microsoft next year, in 2011 the team screwed up by offering a mobile-like experience to Windows customers with Windows 8, alongside pricing it rather highly, compared to Apple who decided to drop the price of OS X and make it free to all desktop users on the platform.

Postal Article Number Format

No. of digits
Speed Post (EMS) Domestic
International EMS Artilces to be delivered in India
Electronic Money Order (eMO)
Registered Mail
Express Parcel Post

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Shrirampur HO-413709 under Maharashtra Circle is successfully migrated to Finacle on 20.10.2014.

Shrirampur HO-413709 under Maharashtra Circle is successfully migrated to Finacle on 20.10.2014. 

Grant of Dearness Relief to CPF beneficiaries in receipt of ex-gratia payment w.e.f. 01.07.2014.

Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare

3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhavan,
Khan Market, New Delhi – 110003

Date: 20th Oct, 2014


Subject: Grant of Dearness Relief to CPF beneficiaries in receipt of ex-gratia payment w.e.f. 01.07.2014.

DoPT's instructions to start in-house Weekly Training in all Ministries / Departments

Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, PG & Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training
(Training Division)
New Delhi, 17th October, 2014


Subject: To start in-house Weekly Training in all Ministries/Departments

Employment News: 18 October 2014 to 24 October 2014

Written By Admin on October 19, 2014 | Sunday, October 19, 2014

1. Indian Army
Vacancies in Permanent Commission
No. of Vacancies – 90
Last Date - 30/11/2014

New India Assurance 1536 Assistant Recruitment 2014

The New India Assurance Company Limited has issued a notification for the recruitment of 1536 Assistant vacancies in Class III cadre from open market at various states/ Union Territories. Eligible candidates may apply online from 18-10-2014 to 10-11-2014. The details are as follows:

Current Affairs Updates : 17 October 2014

1) Supreme Court granted bail to Jayalalithaa in DA case: The Supreme Court has granted interim bail to AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa, who was sentenced to four years in jail in a high-profile corruption case that has lasted nearly two decades. Alongwith Jayalalithaa, her aide Sasikala and two others have also been granted bail. Jayalalithaa was granted bail of grounds of ill health.

Current Affairs Updates : 16th October 2014

1) Arvind Subramanian appointed Chief Economic Adviser: Former IMF economist Arvind Subramanian was appointed Chief Economic Advisor in the Finance Ministry. An alumnus of IIM-Ahmedabad, Subramanian joins the Finance Ministry at a time when the government has started work for the 2015-16 budget which will be the first proper budget of the Modi government. The post of CEA has been lying vacant since Raghuram Rajan left the Finance Ministry to join the Reserve Bank as Governor in September last year. The Finance Ministry has prepared an interim budget and full fledged budget for 2014-15 without a formal CEA in office. A graduate from St Stephens College, Subramanian has been advising the Indian government in different capacities and has been a member of the Finance Minister's Expert Group on the G-20.

Current Affairs Updates: 15 October 2014

1) Australia’s Richard Flanagan wins Man Booker prize with war story: The first Man Booker prize to allow American nominees was on Tuesday night won by an Australian, with Richard Flanagan triumphing for a “magnificent novel of love and war” that tells the harrowing stories of prisoners and captors on the Burma railway. Flanagan won for The Narrow Road to the Deep North as he became the third Australian to win the prize, following on from Thomas Keneally and Peter Carey.

Current Affairs: 14 October 2014

1) PM Narendra Modi announced Rs 1,000 crores for Andhra Pradesh: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who visited cyclone-battered Visakhapatnam on 14 Oct 2014, has announced a Rs. 1,000-crore package to help Andhra Pradesh get back on its feet.

New India Assurance Recruitment of 509 Administrative Officer Posts 2014

Written By Admin on October 18, 2014 | Saturday, October 18, 2014

The New India Assurance Company Ltd invites applications for recruitment of the 509 Administrative Officer (Scale-I) Vacancies. Eligible candidates can apply Online from 11-10-2014 to 03-11-2014. Details are as follows:

Current Affairs: 13 October 2014

1) 2014 Nobel Prize for Economics announced: The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel for 2014 to Jean Tirole “for his analysis of market power and regulation”. The prizes in Physics, Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine, Literature, and Peace have been awarded since the inception of Nobel Prize in 1901, however the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences was created in 1968. The economics prize is officially called the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel. Read details>>

General Awareness Questions asked in IBPS PO Exam: 18 October 2014 (Morning Shift)

Friends.. Here are some GA questions asked in todays' morning shift IBPS PO Online Exam. Thanks to Pankaj Arora and Himanshi for sharing the questions with us. Will be useful for those having exams in coming days.

Current Affairs Updates: 12 October 2014

1) Indian Super League begins: The new order in Indian football announced its arrival with a bang on Sunday! With its exciting freshness, well-packaged avatar and a never-seen-before razzmatazz, the mass entertainment of Bollywood and football, riding on Indian cricket's shoulder, descended on the illuminated Salt Lake Stadium to set the ball rolling for Indian Super League. West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee started the proceedings. And it was left for Nita Ambani, chairperson of the ISL, to strike the right chord when she officially opened it before the world. Atletico de Kolkata won the opening match against Mumbai City FC.

Nobel prize for Economics 2014 to Jean Tirole

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel for 2014 to

Jean Tirole
Toulouse 1 Capitole University, France

“for his analysis of market power and regulation”.

--> Tirole is the third French Laureate awarded the prize in Economic Sciences.

--> Tirole who has used game theory in an attempt to find ways to control the dominance of major companies said he was incredibly surprised when he got the news.

--> 61-year-old Tirole who was awarded the economics prize — the first without an American winner or joint winner since 1999 wins eight million kroner (£700,000) prize.

--> The Academy said, "Tirole is one of the most influential economists of our time. He has made important theoretical research contributions in a number of areas, but most of all he has clarified how to understand and regulate industries with a few powerful firms."


Bangalore, 11 other cities will get new names

BANGALORE: Karnataka got a festival gift on Friday when the Centre approved renaming 12 cities, including Bangalore and Belgaum.

Bangalore's new name will be Bengaluru. Mangalore will be renamed Mangaluru, and Mysore will become Mysuru. Bellary will be called Ballari in official records, while Belgaum will be renamed Belagavi. Hubli will become Hubballi. The new names of other cities are Tumakuru (Tumkur), Vijapura (Bijapur), Chikkamagaluru (Chikmagalur), Kalaburagi (Gulbarga), Hosapete (Hospet) and Shivamogga (Shimoga).

Result of PA / SA Direct Recruitment Examination 2014

On completion of Paper II & subsequent processing respective Postal Circle shall publish Result of PA/SA Direct Recruitment Examination 2014 on its website. Candidate is requested to visit the website of the Postal Circle for updates on regular basis.

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Nobel Prize Winners List - 2014

Written By Admin on October 17, 2014 | Friday, October 17, 2014

Dr. Francis Crick's Nobel Prize Medal on Heritage Auctions
  • The Nobel Prize in Physics 2014: Isamu Akasaki (Japan), Hiroshi Amano (Japan) and Shuji Nakamura (Japan) "for the invention of efficient blue light-emitting diodes which has enabled bright and energy-saving white light sources".

Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) Recruitment for Specialist Officer Posts 2014 :

Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) Recruitment for Specialist Officer Posts 2014 :

Posts : Specialist Officer (Manager)
1. Security Officers: 21 Posts
2. Civil Engineer: 02 Posts
3. Electrical Engineer: 01 Post
4. Mechanical Engineer (Heating Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC)): 01 Post
5. Mechanical Engineer (Vehicle/ Generator): 01 Post

To Start In-House Weekly Training in all Ministries Departments

To view Department of Personnel & Training OM No.T/17/1/2014-CTP(CSS) dated 17/01/2014 please Click Here.