Action & Appointments K M Acharya, a 1974 batch MP cadre IAS and secretary in the ministry of social justice and empowerment will hold additional charge of the post of secretary in the ministry of women and child development for a period of three months or until further orders, whichever is earlier.
NDA & Naval Academy Exam (I), 2010 on April 18, 2010 The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will hold the National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Examination (I), 2010 on April 18, 2010 for admission to Army, Navy and Air Force Wings of NDA for 125th Course and Naval Academy for 45th 10+2 (Executive Branch) Course commencing from December 30, 2010.
Rly officiers to meet Dr Caprez of UNESCO Officials of ministry of railways will hold intensive discussions with an expert team of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) led by Dr Gion Caprez next week to ensure Matheran Light Railway (MLR) a World Heritage Site. Mr Caprez will be in India from 24 - 31 October 2009. Matheran is the tiniest hill station of India, located on the Western Ghats range (about 110 km from Mumbai) in Maharashtra at an elevation of 800 m above sea level. This hill station was connected with Neral station on planes situated nearly midway of the Mumbai-Pune road by constructing a unique two feet narrow gauge railway track by Abdul Hussain, son of the business tycoon, Sir Adamjee Peerbhoy of Mumbai. The construction started in 1904 was finally opened to traffic in 1907.