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There are reasons why certain archived records are not brought to the public domain. The loss from bringing them to the public domain, is many folds more than the gain. That’s why even after more than half a century, the records of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s Death, are still undisclosed.

But this dilemma is not for the Government of any particular political party. The dilemma is for every Government. Simply because, at stake are the bigger interests of the country, including its relations with other countries.

More than a year has passed, and the new Government is doing exactly what all previous Governments did. Remain silent on the demands of making public the records of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s Death. This tells, how much things change when someone comes in power. Tell you, the present BJP Government will use the cloudiness regarding Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, every now and then; but it will never make public the records of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s Death. And irrespective of how the party, when not in power, used the issue to rattle the Nation; its silence or inaction at present can be understood. Especially by those who see things in a broader perspective.

But, it’s not good to rattle the Nation, simply to get votes. If something can’t be fulfilled, then it cannot be an embellishment of some election speech.

I don’t know, in what tone, India’s first Chief Information Commissioner Wajahat Habibullah made the statement at the Centre for Media Studies Hyderabad, while speaking at the release of book by Information Commissioner Sridhar Acharyulu – RTI Use and Abuse – which is based on his first year of experience in the Commission during which he has delivered around 3,200 orders. To qoute, he said,

“When Prime Minister had gone to Germany, some relatives of Netaji had met him and spoken to him about the records regarding the death of or survival of Netaji and what happened to him in the infamous plane crash in Soviet Union.

“The reason why the papers are not being disclosed, all kinds of arguments are being given, because they are not there. Either they have been eaten up or disintegrated or lost. That is how records of Government of India are being maintained,”

 

Lets not see any sarcasm in the statement; and put the blame entirely on mice. But mice are picky eaters. When they have buildings full of files; they might not have eaten entire files.

Last Date to apply for Language Interpreter posts in Cabinet Secretariat GOI | August 25

Language Interpreter posts in Cabinet SecretariatGovernment of India, Cabinet Secretariat, through its Advt. No 01/15, invites applications for direct recruitment to the Language Interpreter posts in a Government of India Organisation. Below are the key details of  Language Interpreter posts in cabinet secretariat :

Interpreter ( Language Interpreter ) : 20 posts (Arabic 2, Somali 1, Baluchi 1, Bahasa Indonesia 1, Burmese 2, Ulghur 1, Chinese 3, Tibetan 1, Divehi 1, Sinhala 2, French 1, Malaya 1, Korean 1, Urdu 2)

Language Interpreter Pay Scale : PB2 Rs.9300-34800, grade pay Rs.4800

Language Interpreter Age Limit : 30 years as on 25/08/2015. Age Relaxation as per Government Rules.

Language Interpreter Qualification : Bachelor degree in the concerned language OR Degree with a Diploma in the concerned
language.

How to Apply : To apply for the Interpreter posts in Cabinet Secretariat, applications in the prescribed format in an
envelope superscribed with “Application for the post of
Interpreter (name of Language)” must be send to the
address Post Bag No.001, Lodhi Road Head Post Office,
New Delhi 110003 on or before 25/08/2015 (last date is
05/09/2015 for the candidates of far flung
areas).

For more job details about the Language Interpreter posts in Cabinet Secretariat , and other details refer to the Employment News dated 25 July 2015 page No. 43 .

English TGT Posts | HSSC Advt. No.9/2015

Last Date to Apply Online for HSSC Advt. No. 09/2015 for TGT English | September 21

Haryana Staff Selection Commission (HSSC), Bays No. 6070, Sector 2, Panchkula, Haryana — through HSSC Advt. No. 9/2015 — invites online applications from interested and eligible candidates for the 1035 posts of Trained Graduate Teachers English or TGT English. Below are the key details of English TGT Posts for various Government Schools of Haryana Government, HSSC Advt. No. 9/2015 :

1. TGT (English) : 694 posts
2. TGT (English) : 341 posts for Mewat District

Age Limit for TGT Post : 18-42 years as 21/09/2015

TGT Pay Scale : Rs. 9300-34800, Grade pay Rs.4600/

How to Apply : Apply online at Haryana SSC website from
21/08/2015 to 21/09/2015 only.

For more job details about HSSC Advt. No. 09/2015 for English TGT posts ,and for the online submission of applications:

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Bajrangi Bhaijaan Movie Review | In reality everything about the movie is entirely Different

If you read Movie reviews before going to watch one, then Let I tell you most of the Bajrangi Bhaijaan reviews which came yesterday, are grossly inaccurate. I watched first show today and can tell you some things with certainty:

  • The movie doesn’t lack traction or engagement in the first Half. The entire movie is very engaging. And you can’t divide the movie in two parts, pre and post intermission.
  • Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s entry in the second half doesn’t make the movie more interesting or makes the movie more paced. Actually I felt the entire opposite. Nawazuddin’s role in Bajrangi Bhaijaan gels so well with the plot, that you don’t realize the exact moment he enters the movie.
  • Kareena Kapoor is wrongly being tagged as something come and go. Even in small presences she looks authentic and does justice to her character.
  • Salman Khan looks real in his character. Why? As the role brings out something honest about him.

Things which most reviews nailed in accurately are brilliant scenery and compact plot. The Child actor, Harshila, who plays the role of a Pakistani child, who gets detached from her mother, while on a trip to India; is one of the best aspects about the Bajrangi Bhaijaan.

Even when movie’s basic plot has to do much with India and Pakistan; it gives you ample moments to feel emotional about. In addition, the movie offers ample intelligent moments as well; where the viewer not only claps, giggles and laughs; he/she keeps trying to anticipate the plot as well.

Tell you the movie is a must watch… It’s different… It’s about something, which no other movie about India -Pakistan in the past, managed to touch.

Do watch the movie… and see for yourself which chord in you, Bajrangi Bhaijaan touches.

Salman Khan has taken a big task in hand with his Home Production Bajrangi Bhaijaan. The task of presenting India as a Nation where people irrespective of their religion love and respect each other; and see each other as equal stake holders of the Nation. One can see it this way, gone are the times, when merely saying ‘we are One’ was enough. Today, the same thing needs to be said in an interesting manner. Lets hope the movie performs beyond expectations… Amen!

It’s good to see Supreme Court appointed Justice RK Lodha committee imposing lifetime ban on CSK co-owner Gurunath Mayappan and Rajasthan Royals co-owner Raj Kundra for indulging in betting. The move will help cricket’s image in the country.

But the foolish IPL rules are a big injustice to the fans of CSK and RR. Why? As, if people are at fault then punish them, what is the logic behind imposing a two-year ban on CSK and RR? It’s like banning a company for the fault of those who own or work for it. I’m not comparing an IPL franchisee with a company (as I don’t know what it really is). What I’m saying is once an IPL team comes to existence, it is owned by its fans too.  That’s why it’s a sad day for their fans.

Olivier Lafont’s ‘Warrior’ Book Review | An engaging Read!

Are monsoon rains keeping you indoors? Then allow me to suggest a
olivier lafontbook to you — A book which you will enjoy reading amidst the sound of rain on your roof or outside. With a cup of tea and some Indian tea time snacks we usually associate with rains. The book is ‘Warrior‘ by Olivier Lafont or Sanjay Lafont. Who’s Olivier Lafont? A French writer and actor based in Mumbai. Don’t worry, you might have seen him (See his picture on left ) in some Indian movies (3 Idiots , Guzaarish etc. ) and advertisements. He has acted in some Hollywood movies as well (we are told):

His recent advertisement

Why I’m telling you all this, as even after writing such a fine book, he chose not to include his picture, even on the About the Author page or the book cover. Which is not a good thing, as people related with him more as being an actor than an author. That too when it’s obvious that the book intends benefiting from his profession as an actor.

Coming back to the book, the book came earlier this year. I received it about four months ago, but Life’s businesses prevented me from reading it, until July start.

The book

A work of fiction. The novel never disappoints. At a time when heroics of mythological heroes are in air (Baahubali); the book becomes a perfect read.

The novel is based in Mumbai, brought to a standstill, by a blizzard. Mumbaikars are puzzled, fearful and completely clueless seeing their city covered with something they have never seen before. They are seeing an imminent doom and deep inside wishing for their savior to come. A savior who is either God sent or a God Child or God himself or some demi God. Amidst all this chaos, Saam, a watch mender, finds himself in a mind wrenching situation. I will not tell you anything more about the book. As the very essence of the book is that it unfolds itself slowly and keeps the situation  where the reader is always trying to anticipate what will happen next.

Among other things revetting about the novel, is author’s eye for detail. Even if you have never been to Mumbai, like I, the book makes you feel as if you have actually been to those streets and localities. In addition, being an actor, that too based in Mumbai, the book has ample of drama, sometimes seen in engaging Bollywood thrillers. I’m sure, someone will make a movie on this novel soon.

To conclude, the book is a fine work, where the author has managed to interweave human fear of mortality, belief in mythology, human psychology, adventure and heroism finely.

Whether you like the novel or not, I’m sure you will complete 375 pages in a couple of days. I liked the book…

Researchers from the University of Vermont, USA have conducted a Study on 1,263 European-Americans and for that there’s a genetic link between eye color of a person and his/her dependence on Alcohol or alcohol addiction.

The Study published in the American Journal of Medical Genetics early this week suggests that people with blue eye color tend to be more dependent on alcohol if they happen to drink at all, compared to drinkers with other eye colors. In addition, the researchers also found that compared to other eye colors, people with blue eye colors experience more difficulty in reducing the alcohol intake or even quitting it than people with other eye colors.The reason for the link between eye color and alcohol intake is the genetic link between genes associated with alcoholism and genes responsible for eye colors.

Other Eye Colors prone to Alcohol dependency?

Green, and gray eye Colors. People with Blue eye colors have stronger energetic links than people with brown, black or other light eyes.

The study can’t be called conclusive as the researchers have included cultural factors playing role as well.

 

Last Date to apply for teaching posts, other posts BBAU Lucknow | July 17

posts bbau lucknowBabasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University (BBAU), Vidya Vihar, Rai Bareilly Road, Lucknow 226025 (UP) — A Central University — invites Online applications for various Teaching and other posts in BBAU Lucknow. Below are the key details of teaching posts, other posts BBAU Lucknow :

1. Professor : 05 posts
2. Associate Professor : 05 posts
3. Assistant Professor : 12 posts
4. Finance Office : 01 post
5. Nurse : 01 post
6. Semi Professional Assistant : 01 post

How to Apply : Interested candidate should apply on or
before 17/07/2015 only.

For more job details, job advertisement for various posts BBAU Lucknow :

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NEEPCO Shillong Various Posts | July 2015

Last Date to apply for NEEPCO Shillong Various Posts : July 19

NEEPCO Shillong Various PostsNorth Eastern Electric Power Corporation Limited (NEEPCO), Brook land Compound, Shillong, Meghalaya 793003 — a Government of India Enterprise — invited and interested and eligible professionals with brilliant academic record to join NEEPCO. Below are the key details of NEEPCO Shillong Various Posts :

1. General Manager (Finance) : 01 post
2. Manager (Finance) : 02 posts
3. Security Officer : 01 post
4. Medical Officer : 01 post
5. Trainee Accounts Officer : 02 posts

How To Apply: Anon-refundable application fee of Rs.560/ for General and OBC category to be paid in any branch of SBI. The SC/ST/PwD candidates are exempted from paying the fee.

Apply Online at NEEPCO website from 05/07/2015 to 19/07/2015 only.

For more job details, job advertisement and to apply online for the various posts in NEEPCO :

Click Here (Visit the Recruitment Link on the said page)