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7th Pay Commission Report and the Need for Timeliness

Written By Admin on April 16, 2014 | Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Background of the 7th Pay Commission

The 7th pay commission report - when is it going to be submitted?

The announcement about the 7th pay commission report came out on September the 25th of 2013. This pay commission unlike the 6th pay commission was set up well in advance. This became possible due to significant efforts of various organisations, union lists and the finance commission report. Announcements say that the 7th pay commission will be implemented from 1.1.2016 and it will take approximately 18 months time for the report to be submitted.

Govt woman employee can get uninterrupted two-year leave for child care: SC
The Supreme Court held that a woman employee of central govt can get uninterrupted leave for two years, which also includes needs like examination and sickness. Reuters

The Supreme Court today held that a woman employee of central government can get uninterrupted leave for two years for child care, which also includes needs like examination and sickness.

Project Updates - April '14

CBS go live photos of Nagaur HO (15-04-2014) and Didwana HO (09-04-2014)

Written By Admin on April 15, 2014 | Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Nagaur HO sucessfully Go live dated 15-04-2014 .

Didwana HO sucessfully Go live dated 09-04-2014 
Congratulation to all of YOU.
ADPS Jodhpur             S.L. Patel
Supdt of Nagaur dn.    Devaram Purohit
ASP   (OD)                   Rakesh Kumar Dhingra
ASP HQ                       Gopilal mali
ASP SD                        Kaluram Prajapat
IPO  Didwana              Narendra singh dhawal
Postmaster  Didwana  D.R. Choyal
Postmaster Nagaur      N.R. Choudhary
System Manager         Kaluram Sankhla
System Manager         Onkar Singh
PMU                            Gajesingh Solanki

MUMBAI GPO, Maharashtra Circle has been successfully migrated to CBS - Finacle on 15.04.2014.

MUMBAI GPO, Maharashtra Circle has been successfully migrated to CBS - Finacle on 15.04.2014. 

Deoria HO ( Uttar Pradesh Circle ) has successfully migrated to CBS Finacle on 15.04.2014

List of Allowances and Advances to be increased by 25% from 1.1.2011

100% D.A from January 2014 – Some Allowances and Advances Rise by 25%

The Fifth Central Pay Commission had recommended uniform neutralization of DA at 100% to employees at all levels and increase in DA calculation too, according to the 12 monthly average of AICPIN for Industrial Workers (1982=100) as on 1st January 1996, of 306.33.

25% Hike in Allowances - Confederation writes to Dopt to issue necessary orders

25% Hike in Allowances - Confederation writes to Dopt to issue necessary orders

Confederation Secretary General writes to the Secretary of Department of Personnel & Training to issue appropriate orders on hike in certain allowances by 25% as a result of Dearness allowance to 100% with effect from 1.1.2014...

TNPSC: GROUP-II A SERVICES-2014 Supplementary Notification (Last Date: 30.04.2014)

Advt. No./
Date of Notification
Name of the Post
Online Registration
Date of Examination
9/2014 16.04.2014

Daily Current Affairs Updates: 14 April 2014

Daily Current Affairs Updates: 14 April 2014

1) 123rd birth anniversary of Dr. B.R Ambedkar celebrated: The 123rd birth anniversary of Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar was celebrated across India. It was celebrated as as Ambedkar Jayanti every year in India. On this dayhomage is paid to Babasaheb’s statue at the Parliament by the President, Prime Minister and other dignitaries. Ambedkar was born on April 14, 1891 to the Ramji Maloji Sakpal and Bhimabai in a poor Mahar family in Mhow, Central Provinces, British India (Madhya Pradesh). He died on December, 6 in 1956 at the age of 65.


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Disclaimer:- All the Information provided in this post are prepared & compiled by A. Praveen Kumar, SPM, Papannapet SO-502303, Telangana State  for in good faith of Postal Assistant Exam Aspirants. Author of blog does not accepts any responsibility in relation to the accuracy, completeness, usefulness or otherwise, of contents.

The economy of India is the 11th largest economy in the world by nominal GDP and the fourth largest by purchasing power parity (PPP). Economists predict that by 2020, India will be among the leading economies of the world.

Daily Current Affairs: 13 April 2014

Daily Current Affairs: 13 April 2014

1) Kenya's Kipsang sets London Marathon record:  Kenya's world record-holder Wilson Kipsang won the men's London Marathon in a new unofficial course record of two hours, four minutes and 27 seconds on Sunday. Fellow-Kenyan Stanley Biwatt came second. Tsegaye Kebede of Ethiopia, last year's winner was third, and Ayele Abshero of Ethiopia was fourth. Britain's Mo Farah, reigning Olympic and world 5,000 and 10,000 metres champion, finished in eighth place having failed in his goal to break Steve Jones's British record of 2:07:13, which has stood since 1985.

Tentative Date of Results published by SSC

Friends..SSC has today published the tentative dates of results of various competitive examinations it had conducted. The same is as follows:

Chohtan SO (Rajasthan Circle ) has successfully migrated to CBS Finacle on 15.04.2014

Chohtan SO, Barmer Division (Rajasthan Circle ) has successfully migrated to CBS Finacle on 15.04.2014 

Chief guest Shri J.S. Gurjar, Superintendent of Post offices of Barmer Dn. inaugurated the CBS in Chohtan SO

Shri R.S. Bhati, Shri Manoj Panigrih, Rajeev IP Chohtan, Raju Chhajer System Manager and Jeewana Ram SPM Chohtan SO were participated in this  inauguration function. 

Memorials of Famous Persons: PA/SA Exam Study Material

 Mahatma Gandhi - Rajghat

Lal Bahadur Shastri - Vijayghat

Jawaharlal Nehru - Santhivan

B.R. Ambedkar - Chaithra Bhoomi

Jagjeevan Ram  - Samathasthal

V2 SBCO Software : After upgradation procedure - Some database is missing

Error: While Indexing previous Year ( SB 2013-14 )


Postal Exam ( PA / SA ) date announced - Update as on April 14, 2014

Update as on April 14, 2014

Schedule of Examination (Paper I) for the following Postal Circles is as follows : -

Postal CirclesExam DateExam Time
Delhi (15), Kerala (22), Rajasthan (28)             27-Apr02:00PM to 04:00PM
Assam (12), Chhattisgarh (14), North East (25), Odisha (26)             27-Apr10:00AM to 12:00NOON

Candidates may download the Admit Cards for above stated Postal Circles by Logging into the recruitment website from 14.04.2014 to exam date.

Please keep visiting the website for exam schedules for other Postal Circles & updates.

Admit Card / Hall Ticket Download for Postal / Sorting Assistant Exam 2014

Friends.. as said in our earlier post, PA/SA Exam 2014, for 07 Postal Circles, viz. Delhi, Kerala, Rajasthan, Assam, Chhattisgarh, North East, Odisha is scheduled for 27 April 2014. Click Here to see the schedule.

Candidates applied for the above 07 Postal Circles can now download their Admit Card/Hall Ticket from the website by entering your registration number and password.

Postal ( PA / SA ) Exam Date announced - Update as on April 13, 2014

Written By Admin on April 14, 2014 | Monday, April 14, 2014

April 14- Dr B.R Ambedkar Jayanti

Ambedkar Jayanti is a festival observed on April 14 every year to commemorate the memory of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar.  This day is celebrated as birth anniversary of Dr. Ambedkar who born on this day in the year 1891. It is a public holiday in all of the Indian states. It is a customary tradition to pay homage to Babasaheb’s statue at the Parliament, New Delhi by the President, Prime Minister, Leaders of prominent parties etc. on this day. It is celebrated throughout the world especially by formerly oppressed communities who embraced Buddhism under his guidance. In India, large number of people visit Babasaheb's statue at the prominent place of their village/city in procession with lot of fanfare of dhol, tasha, dance etc. throughout the day and unto late night.


"Send a postcard and receive a postcard back from a random person somewhere in the world!"

‘Shashank received 137 Postcards and sent 144 Postcards so far. He has also received currencies  from various countries through direct swapping. He is very happy in Postcrossing than facebook etc. ...’ While Ramesh Hegde was eagerly explaining this to our roommates, I was lost deep myself updating some VB stuff.
It was on the Third day, I got time to ask Ramesh what Postcrossing really meant. ‘Just go to, it works even in Siffy network’ - Ramesh said

Question Papers of Postal/Sorting Assistant Exam ( PA / SA ) 2013 held in all Circles

Friends.. we have already shared all the Question Papers of PA/SA Exam held during last year (2013). As now exam dates for PA/SA Exam 2014 are announced and very short time is available for preparation, it is very important to have a look at the previous papers so as to get an idea about the question paper and pattern. Hence here we have compiled all the questions for your easy reference. Hope this helps you. Prepare well….all the best in advance.

Check out these 5 Motivational and Inspiring short stories about life, stories that will make you smile.

1. Everyone has a Story in Life

A 24 year old boy seeing out from the train’s window shouted…
“Dad, look the trees are going behind!”
Dad smiled and a young couple sitting nearby, looked at the 24 year old’s childish behavior with pity,
suddenly he again exclaimed…
“Dad, look the clouds are running with us!”
The couple couldn’t resist and said to the old man…
“Why don’t you take your son to a good doctor?”
The old man smiled and said…
“I did and we are just coming from the hospital, my son was blind from birth, he just got his eyes today.

Every single person on the planet has a story. Don’t judge people before you truly know them. The truth might surprise you.

Postal Exam 2014 - Exam Dates Announced

Written By Admin on April 13, 2014 | Sunday, April 13, 2014

Postal Exam Update as on April 13, 2014  -  Exam Date Announced

Tentative schedule for Postal Circle wise exams is as follows:

Exam Date
Postal Circles
Assam (12), Chhattisgarh (14), Delhi (15), North East (25), Odisha (26), Rajasthan (28)
Jharkhand (20)
Source :

Shadow is the measurement of Sun's Position

Written By Admin on April 12, 2014 | Saturday, April 12, 2014

 It’s a fine sunny day in the forest, and a lion is sitting outside his cave, lying lazily in the sun. Along comes a fox, out on a walk.

Veteran film lyricist and director Gulzar chosen for Dadasaheb Phalke Award 2013

 >> Veteran poet and film lyricist Gulzar has been chosen for the coveted Dadasaheb Phalke Award for 2013, the ministry of information and broadcasting announced on Saturday.

11 April 2014: Daily Current Affairs Updates

11 April 2014: Daily Current Affairs Updates

1) Justice R.M. Lodha appointed next Chief Justice of India:  Justice Rajendra Mal Lodha has been appointed as the next Chief Justice of India and he will assume charge on April 27. On Friday, the law ministry issued a press note saying the President has appointed Justice Lodha as the next CJI. Justice Lodha (64) is the most senior judge of the Supreme Court after CJI P Sathasivam. He will have a brief tenure of five months as CJI as he is scheduled to retire on September 27. Read more from here.

Bio-data of Hon’ble Mr. Justice Rajendra Mal Lodha B.Sc., LL.B., LL.D. (Honoris Causa)

Born on September 28, 1949 at Jodhpur.
Son of Justice S.K. Mal Lodha, former Judge of Rajasthan High Court.
Enrolled with Bar Council of Rajasthan in February, 1973.

Adoption of Self Certification, Rationalization of Affidavits - Guidelines by DARPG


Rationalization of Affidavits

Introduction: The following issues are covered:

(i) Affidavits.
(ii) Self attestation of original documents.
(iii) Need-Based Services - System of Reports/Verifications by Revenue Officials/ Lambardars/Municipal Commissioners/Sarpanches (for issuance of area/ residence/SC/Income certificates etc.).
(iv) Issuance of Residence/Domicile/Area/Income/Identity Cards/Other Misc. Certificates (e.g. dependant/marriage status etc.) – Designating Appropriate Authorities.
(v) Verification of Character and Antecedents: Central and State Governments.

Question paper of Postal Asst./Sorting Asst. Exam- held on May 2007

Previous Year Exam Question Paper 2007

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Answer Key

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LTC - Will Air Travel Continue for the Next 2 Years?


Will Air Travel Continue for the Next 2 Years?

For a number of years, Central Government employees have been enjoying the benefits of Leave Travel Concession (LTC). When a Central Government employee is employed at a place that is not his home town, then, once every two years or twice every four years, he/she is eligible to reimburse the travel expenses incurred for travelling to and back, along with the entire family.

Justice R.M. Lodha to be next Chief Justice of India

Justice Rajendra Mal Lodha has been appointed as the next Chief Justice of India and he will assume his charge on April 27.

“In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (2) of Article 124 of the Constitution of India, the President is pleased to appoint Shri Justice Rajendra Mal Lodha, Judge of the Supreme Court, to be the Chief Justice of India with effect from April 27, 2014,” a Law Ministry statement said.

A poem about Vaisakhi


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