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Capt Picks Chander Gaind for the post of Commissioner of Patial

(Chd,Pb)Capt Picks Chander Gaind for the post of Commissioner of Patiala
Punjab Government Led By Capt Amarinder Singh has issued transfer and posting orders of 2 IAS Officers and 1 PCS officer with immediate effect.
IAS officer Chander Gaind has been transferred and posted as Commissioner, Patiala Division, Patiala and
IAS officer Ghanshayam Thori, Deputy Commissioner, Jalandhar has been given the additional charge of Chief Executive Officer, Jung-e-Azadi Memorial Foundation, Jalandhar, while
PCS officer Amandeep Bansal has been transferred and posted as Secretary, Punjab Subordinate Services Selection Board and in addition Additional Secretary, Medical Education and Research.

PM Modi Salutes Care Givers and Greets CAs on their Day

(New Delhi) PM Modi Salutes Doctors and Greets CAs on their Day
Prime Minister’s Office
The Prime Minister,Narendra Modi has saluted doctors on the occasion of Doctors’ Day.
In a tweet, PM said, “India salutes our doctors- exceptional care givers who are at the forefront of a spirited fight against COVID-19. doctorsday2020.”
India salutes our doctors- exceptional care givers who are at the forefront of a spirited fight against COVID-19The Prime Minister, Shri
In another tweet, the PM said, “Our industrious CA community has a major role to play in ensuring a healthy and transparent economy. Their services to the nation are deeply valued. Greetings on Chartered Accountants Day.”

Fellowships for Books on Post-Independence India

(New Delhi)Fellowships for Books on Post-Independence India
The New India Foundation fellowships are awarded biennially to Indian citizens for a period of one year and carry a stipend of Rs 1.5 lakh a month in addition to editorial and publishing support.
In a statement, the foundation has announced August 31 as the deadline for applications for the tenth edition of its fellowship programme. The selected fellows will join a community of 21 published authors.
The proposals for the fellowship need to be oriented towards publication and outline a road map towards that destination, it said.
Spearheaded by Ramachandra Guha, Nandan Nilekani, Srinath Raghavan, Manish Sabharwal and Niraja Gopal Jayal, the foundation strives to foster interest in documenting the dynamic and rich landscape of post-Independence India and to encourage high-quality research.
Some of the works of non-fiction supported by the foundation and published in recent years include Rahul Pandita’s “Our Moon Has Blood Clots”, Akshaya Mukul’s “Gita Press and the Making of Hindu India”, Amrita Shah’s “Ahmedabad: A City in the World”, and Saba Dewan’s “Tawaifnama” to name a few.
According to founding trustee Guha, the foundation has published “more than 20 outstanding works of history and non-fiction, many by younger writers that have won a sheaf of prestigious awards”.
“Our ongoing fellowship programme aims to catalyse and produce many more such books that will illuminate in different ways the history and politics of India since Independence,” he said.
Based in Bengaluru, the New India Foundation encourages breakthrough research on contemporary Indian history by awarding fellowships to gifted, energetic, scholars and writers.

शराबनीति पर मंत्रियों से पंगा लेने वाले मुख्य सचिव करण अवतार सिंह को सेवानिवर्ती से एक माह पूर्व पद से हटाया

(चंडीगढ़,पँजांब)शराबनीति पर मंत्रियों से पंगा लेने वाले मुख्य सचिव करण अवतार सिंह को सेवानिवर्ती से एक माह पूर्व पद से हटाया
शराब नीति पर मंत्रियों से पंगा लेने वाले करण अवतार सिंह को हटा कर विनी महाजन को मुख्य सचिव बनाया
पंजाब के दो मंत्रियों के साथ कहासुनी के कुछ सप्ताह बाद शुक्रवार को मुख्य सचिव करण अवतार सिंह को पद से हटाकर विनी महाजन को मुख्य सचिव का पदभार सौंप दिया गया है। वह प्रदेश की पहली महिला मुख्य सचिव हैं।
भारतीय प्रशासनिक सेवा के अधिकारी करण अवतार सिंह को अगले महीने उनकी सेवानिवृत्ति से ठीक पहले पदमुक्त कर दिया गया। गौरतलब है कि एक बैठक में पंजाब के दो मंत्रियों द्वारा उनके व्यवहार का विरोध करने के बाद यह कदम उठाया गया है।
1987 बैच की आईएएस अधिकारी विनी महाजन के पति दिनकर गुप्ता राज्य पुलिस बल में पुलिस महानिदेशक हैं।
सरकारी बयान के अनुसार महाजन की आखिरी नियुक्ति निवेश प्रोत्साहन, उद्योग और वाणिज्य, आईटी और शासन सुधार और लोक शिकायत विभाग में अतिरिक्त मुख्य सचिव के रूप में थी। वह राज्य की स्वास्थ्य क्षेत्र प्रतिक्रिया और अधिप्राप्ति समिति की प्रमुख भी थीं।
महाजन अभी राज्य में पंजाब कैडर की एकमात्र अधिकारी हैं जिन्होंने केंद्र में सचिव का पद संभाला है।
वह पंजाब में उपायुक्त के रूप में तैनात होने वाली पहली महिला अधिकारी भी थीं। तब उन्हें 1995 में रोपड़ जिला सौंपा गया था।
पंजाब सरकार के एक आदेश के अनुसार, 1984 बैच के आईएएस अधिकारी करण अवतार सिंह को अब शासन सुधार और लोक शिकायत विभाग में विशेष मुख्य सचिव के रूप में तैनात किया गया है।
मुख्यमंत्री अमरिंदर सिंह द्वारा 2017 में मुख्य सचिव पद के लिए चुने गये सिंह अगस्त के अंत में सेवानिवृत्त होने वाले हैं।

VINI MAHAJAN TAKES OVER AS PB’S 1ST WOMAN CHIEF SECY

(Chd,Pb)VINI MAHAJAN TAKES OVER AS PB’S 1ST WOMAN CHIEF SECRETARY
Vini Mahajan on Friday took over as the first woman Chief Secretary of Punjab, marking another milestone in an illustrious career which is notable for many landmark achievements.
A 1987 batch IAS officer, Vini has replaced Karan Avtar Singh at the prestigious post, where she brings to the table 33 years of experience in a host of key positions in the Central and Punjab governments. Karan Avtar takes over as Special Chief Secretary, Governance Reforms.
The only Punjab cadre officer currently in the state who is empaneled to hold position as Secretary, Government of India, Vini was till now serving as Additional Chief Secretary, Investment Promotion, Industries & Commerce, IT and Governance Reforms and Public Grievances. She has been playing a crucial role in steering the state government’s response to the Covid crisis as Chairman Health Sector Response & Procurement Committee.
An Economics graduate from Lady Shri Ram College, Delhi University, and a post-graduate from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Calcutta, where she was placed on the Roll of Honour and later also received the Distinguished Alumnus Award, Vini was pivotal in the state’s success in attracting over Rs 20,000 crore new investment every year during her tenure in Investment Promotion and Industries & Commerce.
it was with her at the helm of the department that Punjab participated for the first time in the World Economic Forum at Davos in 2019, and held a highly successful Investor Summit, with focus on MSMEs, in December 2019
It was during her tenure as ACS Housing & Urban Development, that the development of a 5,000 acres new township near Mohali Airport was initiated. Further, during her term as Additional Chief Secretary Revenue, Punjab became the first state in the country to roll out the National Generic Document Registration System.
Vini Mahajan served in the office of the then Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh from 2005-2012
Earlier in 2004-05 as Director in the Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance (GoI), she was involved with India’s external assistance programme, as well as infrastructure issues.
In 1995, she became the first woman officer to be posted as DC in Punjab, when she took over as DC Ropar, in which capacity she carried out a highly effective Total Literacy Campaign, for which Ropar received the National Literacy Award for best performance in the country.
Vini Mahajan has received numerous academic awards, including the National Talent Search Scholarship. She was a Hubert Humphrey fellow based at American University in Washington DC in 2000 –2001. She could be the only student in the country who got admission to both IIT and AIIMS Delhi in 1982 after she finished her 12th grade from Modern School, New Delhi.
Her father, BB Mahajan, was also an IAS officer of the Punjab cadre. Topper of the 1957 batch and known to be a man of integrity, he held important positions, including FCR in Punjab, before retiring as Secretary Food, Govt. of India.

Vijay Shanker to Serve as Associate Judge on the Columbia (Appeals)

Vijay Shanker to Serve as Associate Judge on the Columbia (Appeals)
Vijay Shanker serves as Senior Litigation Counsel in the United States Department of Justice, Criminal Division, and as Deputy Chief of the Appellate Section. Before joining the Department of Justice in 2012, Mr. Shanker was in private practice with the Washington, D.C., offices of Mayer Brown, LLP, and Covington & Burling, LLP. Upon graduation from law school, Mr. Shanker served as a law clerk to Judge Chester J. Straub on the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Mr. Shanker earned his B.A., cum laude, from Duke University and his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law, where he served as a Notes Editor for the Virginia Law Review and was inducted into the Order of the Coif.

President Trump Gives a Call to Display Flags on Father’s Day

President Trump Gives a Call to Display Flags on Father’s Day
Donald J. TRUMP, President of the United States of America proclaims June 21, 2020, as Father’s Day. He calls on United States Government officials to display the flag of the United States on all Government buildings on Father’s Day and invite State and local governments and the people of the United States to observe Father’s Day with appropriate ceremonies.

World Refugees Day,Rights of Victims Of 1947 Denied

(New Delhi)
World Refugees Day,Rights of Victims Of 1947 Denied
Refugees are among the most vulnerable people in the world. The 1951 Refugee Convention and its 1967 Protocol help protect them. They are the only global legal instruments explicitly covering the most important aspects of a refugee’s life. According to their provisions, refugees deserve, as a minimum, the same standards of treatment enjoyed by other foreign nationals in a given country and, in many cases, the same treatment as nationals.
Rights contained in the UN 1951 Convention include:
The right not to be expelled, except under certain, strictly defined conditions;Unfortunately Many Refugees of 1947 Partition Are Still Struggling For Their Legal #Rehabilitation/#Compensation Claims

Sonu Sood Again sends 173 Migrants by Air from Mumbai to Ddun

(Rishikes)Sonu Sood sends 173 Migrants from Mumbai to Ddun
Bollywood actor Sonu Sood on Friday sent 173 migrants in a chartered flight from Mumbai to Dehradun.
The Air Asia plane with 173 migrants arrived at the Jolly Grant Airport this evening
Buses of all 13 districts of Uttarakhand were parked outside the airport to take the migrants to their respective destinations.
It is for the second time in less than a month that Sood has sent migrants in a chartered flight from Mumbai to Dehradun.
Earlier this month, Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat thanked him for the kind gesture and extended an invitation to him to visit the state when the COVID-19 crisis is over.

Sushant Singh Rajput Dead :Found Hanging in Bandra Home

(Mumbai)Sushant Singh Rajput Dead :Found Hanging in Bandra Home
Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput was found hanging at his Bandra apartment on Sunday , He was 34.
Rajput’s last big screen release was Rajkumar Hirani’s Chhichhore .
His manager, 28-year-old Disha Salian, ended her life by jumping from high rise building on June 9.
The actor, who became popular with his starring role in the television show Pavitra Rishta made his foray into films with Kai Po Che! in 2013.
He has starred in movies such as Shuddh Desi Romance , MS Dhoni: The Untold Story , Raabta , Kedarnath and Sonchiriya .
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