Friday, June 25, 2010

Central government employees in Delhi to get a holiday on Closing Ceremony of Commonwealth Games 2010

 IF YOU are working in a Central Government office located in Delhi, you will get a special bonus on October 14 this year. The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved declaration of a holiday for Central government offices, including Central Public Sector Undertakings, located in Delhi and New Delhi on the October 14, 2010 (Thursday) under explanation to Section 25 of the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 on the occasion of Closing Ceremony of Commonwealth Games 2010.
The decision was taken to facilitate the movement of traffic and ensure greater participation of public in the closing ceremony of the Commonwealth Games -2010. In fact, the Opening Ceremony of the Games that will be held at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on October 3, 2010, falls on a Sunday.
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Pak Agenda for Rao and Pillai
India’s foreign secretary Nirupama Rao, a 1973 batch IFS and home secretary GK Pillai, a 1972 batch Kerala cadre IAS, arrived in Islamabad on Wednesday by a special flight. The special aircraft landed at the Chaklala Air Force base rather than the Benazir Bhutto International Airport--- Islamabad’s commercial airport. Ms Rao will also call on Pakistan foreign minister Makhdoom Shah Mehmood Qureshi. Mr Pillai is meeting his Pakistani counterpart Qamar Zaman Chaudhry and Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik. The Director of the Intelligence Bureau, Rajiv Mathur, has a schedule meeting with his Pakistani counterpart as part of the SAARC home ministers’ conference.

Action and Appointments
a) Defence secretary Pradeep Kumar, a 1972 batch Haryana cadre IAS, flagged in NCC Boys Mountaineering Expedition to Gangotri -1 peak, in New Delhi on Thursday.
b) Major General Pramod Behl took over as the Director General Resettlement (DGR), in New Delhi on Thursday.

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