S Chandra becomes chairperson of CBDTThe IIT graduate officer has served as a member of CBDT since December 2015Sharad Kumar reappointed as DG, NIAHe has been reappointed as Director General, NIA with effect from November 1st, 2016IAS officers register protest over searchThey met chief secretary and registered protest against the way vigilance conducted the examinationRaid on transport officer reveals assets worth croresThe Andhra official has denied any wrongdoing and says the assets are worth Rs 3 croreIPS officers demand pay parity with IASLong standing demand for parity among all India services was examined by the 7th pay commission8 IAS officers reshuffled in HaryanaMajority of officers will be looking into the matters of more than one departmentUP transfers 15 IPS officersTransferred officers also include police chiefs of several districtsAnand Jain becomes DIG in NIAPrior to this, the officer was appointed as Director in the Ministry of Home Affairs4 IPS appointed as Jt Director, CBIAll the Indian Police Services officers chosen to be Joint Directors, belong to 1996 batchNS Suri is Ambassador to United Arab EmiratesThe officer has served in India's diplomatic missions in Cairo, Damascus etc70 IPS Officers transferred in Uttar PradeshProminent district police chiefs who have been transferred are Kanpur, Mainpuri, MathuraAK Bhalla, IAS becomes DGFTAs Director General of Foreign Trade (DGFT), he replaces Anup WadhwanSeveral IPS officers shifted in GujaratRajkumar Pandian, discharged in fake encounter case, becomes Inspector General of Junagadh RangeRenu Pall becomes Envoy to AustriaAs Ambassador to Austria, the officer will replace Rajiva MishraShivaji, IAS becomes Executive Director, ADBShivaji is an IAS officer of 1986 batch and belongs to Maharashtra cadreUnion Ministers interact with young IAS officersRam Vilas Paswan said that young officers should be responsive to the needs of peopleSushil Chandra becomes Chairperson, CBDTChandra is an Indian Revenue Services (IRS-IT) officer of 1980 batchMeeran C Borwankar becomes Director, NCRBThe officer has been given the additional charge as Director of National Crime Records BureauM Sathiyavathy becomes Secretary, LabourThe officer has also served as the first woman Director General of Civil Aviation14 IPS and 23 IAS officers shifted by GovtInterestingly, all IPS and IAS officers transferred by government belong to AGMUT cadreUP IAS Association gets new PresidentHe will replace Anil Kumar Gupta who retired from service on FridayRetd IAS S Sinha appointed as Director, NMMLThe officer has also served as private secretary and joint secretary to Atal Bihari Vajpayee in 1998-99IPS officers shifted in DelhiSix IPS officers shifted include Additional Commissioner of Police (Security) BK MishraYK Sinha becomes High Commissioner to UKInterestingly, he will replace Navtej Sarna who has been posted to US as envoy recentlySenior bureaucrat, son commit suicideAccording to the police, both were found hanging in separate rooms by their maid13 new addl secys appointedSome of them have been shifted from one ministry to another, says a report on MondayOm Prakash Singh becomes DG, CISFOm Prakash IPS officer of 1983 batch and belongs to Uttar Pradesh cadreKheya Bhattacharya is now Indian Envoy to MoroccoThe officer is a PhD in Molecular Biology from Indian Agricultural Research InstituteNavtej Sarna is new Indian Ambassador to USSarna was sent to London as the High Commissioner about eight months backDelhi government reshuffles 6 IAS officersWhile three have been given totally new departments, three have been given additional chargesDr Nanda becomes President of MGMIDr Nanda is the director of Navratna Company NMDC LimitedGujarat transfers senior IAS officersAjay Bhadoo will no more be the Secretary to Chief Minister at the CMOUPSC releases IAS exam scheduleThe examination will be conducted from December 3 to 9 in morning and afternoon sessionsAlka Sirohi, retd IAS to become Chairperson, UPSCThe officer belongs to Uttar Pradesh and is a member of UPSC since her retirementMuthukumarasamy is First Secy to Yangon, MyanmarThe officer is an IAS officer of 2007 batch and belongs to Uttar Pradesh cadreEx UP Chief Secretary Singhal becomes Chairman, SVCDeepak Singhal’s position of UP Chief Secretary was taken away from him on September 13UP Govt transferred 23 senior IAS officersMany officers replaced each other within the state, in the surprized reshufflingDeepak Singhal removed from Chief Secretary postRahul Bhatnagar has been appointed as new Chief SecretaryMP posts five IAS to SecretariatSabhajit Yadav has been appointed as Deputy Secretary of Technical Education and Skill Development9 IAS officers transferred by Bihar GovermentWhile two have been given additional charges, one has been kept waiting for postingThree IAS officers shifted in GoaAngelo Fernandes has been appointed new Collector of North Goa30 IRS promoted to pay scale of Chief CommissionerThe officers have been promoted to HAG + scale of Rs 75500-80000Rajendran becomes TN’s new DGPRajendran has been given the after the retirement of Ashok Kumar from the postSatyanarayana appointed as part time CEO, UIDAIThe officer served an IAS officer of 1977 batch belonging to Andhra Pradesh cadreIgnore Hurriyat, says ex-home secyCommon people in Jammu and Kashmir were more interested about economic issues, says PillaiIPS officers transferred in MPAround 16 senior Indian Police Services (IPS) officers have been transferred in Madhya PradeshGarg appointed as Jt Secretary, CSThe officer has also served as Private Secretary (PS) to Minister Jagat Prakash NaddaAshraf appointed as Indian Ambassador to SingaporeThe officer is currently working as Joint Secretary in the Ministry of External AffairsThree IPS officers transferred by Bihar GovtTwo have been given totally new posts while one has been given additional chargeDelhi Govt withdraws Kumar’s suspension ordersRajendra Kumar was arrested by CBI on July 4 in an alleged corruption caseFive IAS officers Shifted in Delhi GovernmentAll the officers IAS shifted belong to AGMUT cadreTS Sandhu new High Commissioner to Sri LankaHe has earlier served in the country as head of Political Department in High Commission of IndiaHS Arora becomes Director General Air, OperationsThe officer has more than 2600 hours of experience of flying MIG 21, MIG 29 and other aircraftsKarnataka Chief Secretary faces land grab allegationsKarnataka’s CM has asked for a record of reports that accuse the officer of grabbing 8.2 acres of landNagpur and Nashik get new Commissioners of PoliceK Vyankatesham has been replaced by S Jagannathan who earlier served as Commissioner, NashikAppointment of 23 Jt. Sec/ SAG level, approvedThe appointed officers also done to include prematurely repatriated officersGOI promotes 10 IFS officers to Grade-II, HAGOut of 10 officers, two belong to 1985 batch while rest of them belong to 1986 batchGovt to interview 5 candidates for LIC ChairpersonIf the process takes time, then the most senior candidate will be given the charge as officiating chairpersonNCP MLA slaps Raigad’s Deputy CollectorThe legislator however denied having assaulted the official, no complaint has been filedAnita Nayar is India’s new Ambassador to ChilePresently, the officer is appointed as Indian Ambassador to LebanonGujarat Government transfers 10 IAS officersAll the officers have been shifted in place of each otherVK Bidhuri appointed as PS to Babul Supriyo againVijay Kumar Bidhuri is an IAS officer of 2005 batch and belongs to AGMUT cadreBS Yadav to serve as Indian High Commissioner to GhanaPresently, he is working as Joint Secretary in the Ministry of External Affairs'Lateral entry in civil services need political consensus'There is no proposal to constitute a panel to study feasibility of lateral entry in civil services, says govtMaharashtra Govt transfers 30 IAS officersWhile most of them have been given new posts, some of them have been posted in place of each other11 IAS officers transferred by UP GovernmentRenuka Kumar has been given an additional responsibility of Social Welfare departmentThree officers appointed as Pivate Scretaries to ministersAmongst them, S K Pandey will serve as Private Secretary to Arun JaitelyFormer Chief Secretary of Meghalaya becomes CICThe officer was given Manipur-Tripura cadre after joining Indian Administrative ServicesSandeep Tula becomes Director, NMDCHe has been appointed for a period of five years from the date of assumption of chargeVT Singh has become Indian Ambassador to IrelandThe officer has served as Indian high commissioner to Singapore prior to this1983 batch IAS officers now become Special SecretariesBhaskar Khulbe, 198 batch officer will now serve as secretary to Prime Minister in PMOCirculated wrong Photo, SDO gets suspendedThe officer circulated Bangladesh’s 2014 floods photograph in place of recent floods of AssamAK Mital reappointed as Chairman, Railway BoardHe was appointed as Chairman, Railway Board in the year 2014Government of India gets 15 new secretariesMost of the officers have been given their posts by upgrading their current postsIAS officers to go under Mid Career Training ProgrammeExemptions are there for the officers who have less than three years of service after the training is doneThree IAS officers shifted by RajasthanThe officers include Umesh Kumar, who has recently come back from his deputation in Manila, PhilippinesFirst Indian woman representative to UN no moreArundhati Ghose was former Indian Representative to United Nations and joined IFS in 1963Civil Services toppers get Rajasthan cadreThe toppers including Tina Dabi were allocated Indian Administrative services after they toppedVikram Misri is now Anbassador to MyanmarBefore this, Vikram Misri was India’s Ambassador to SpainDelhi Govt transfers two IAS officersOne has been given additional charge while other one has become chairmanKarnataka Government transfers IAS officersThe transferred officers also include Chief Executive officers of several Zilla PanchayatsAbhay Thakur appointed High Commissioner to MauritiusHe will take up his new assignment shortly, MEA announces at a press statementAnshu Prakash becomes Addl Secy, Family WelfareHe has replaced Ambuj Sharma, IASofficer of 1983 batch, Tamil Nadu cadreCentre selects 48 IAS officers for secy posts42 officers belong to 1983 batch, 5 to 1985 batch and 1 to 1986 batchUtpal Kumar Singh appointed as Addl Secy, AgricultureBefore this, he served as Joint Secretary under same department and ministrySuresh Kumar appointed as Addl Secy, DefenceHe was Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Defence prior to thisCentre Reshuffles 28 Joint SecretariesCentre has also appointed 19 additional secretaries and repatriated 1 officer prematurelyPatnaik to be NATGRID, CEOAshok Patnaik happens to be former Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh’s son in law.Delhi CM’s IRS wife takes VRSShe was seeking for this VRS (voluntary retirement scheme) from a long timeGopal Gupta appointed as DG, RailwaysHe is a 1983 batch IPS officer and was born in Kheri, Uttar PradeshRamesh Negi to be Delhi's acting chief secretaryNegi is presently the Principal Secretary of Urban Development Department and is retiring on July 30Four IAS Officers Transferred By Delhi GovtWhile two officers have been posted in Finance Department, one has become Chief Secretary GoaBureaucrats to participate in a cricket tournamentVenue of the tournament is not yet decided but probably it will be held in DelhiDeepak Singhal is new UP chief secyHe is the third officer that has been appointed as Chief Secretary under SP's ruleCWM post to be created in RailwaysThe post of Chief Works Manager (CWM) is important in Diesel Component Factory, DankuniSixteen IPS Officers Shifted Within HaryanaRajvant Pal Singh, Director V and S, HVPNL, Panchkula has been posted as DGP OSD Rules Police HQIPS and IAS officers on target of al QaedaAl Qaeda feels the officers to be responsible for incidents against the minorities in IndiaCOCSA requests Centre to end IAS supremacyAssociation includes IPS, Indian Revenue Service, Indian Forest Service, Railway Officers AssociationRetention of an officer beyond five years is made possibleMinisters made empowered to take a call on deputation of officers beyond 5 years without referring to DoPTMP Chaudhari to be CMD of MOILMP Chaudhari is currently the Director (Finance) of MOILIPS officers to teach young civil services aspirantsThe officers have been preparing the list of students secured more than 90 percent in 10th and 12thIPS officers to teach young civil services aspirantsThe officers have been preparing the list of students secured more than 90 percent in 10th and 12thIPS officers to teach young civil services aspirantsThe officers have been preparing the list of students secured more than 90 percent in 10th and 12thEight IPS officers transferred by Gujarat GovtDipak Meghani has become the new SP of Surendranagar districtUP gets three IPS officersDevendra Singh Chauhan who was in ADG Prison has been sent to CBCIDIPS officer Joydeep Nayak arrestedThe officer is accused of bungling of huge amount in the name of training SC/ST studentsNo retired judge selected at CICNo retired judge selected at CIC despite five having applied and one even shortlistedDr Karthik to be prematurely repatriated to Punjab cadreKarthik, 36, is a doctor turned IAS officer and originally belongs Andhra PradeshParking row: Judge takes action against IAS officersTussle between judiciary and IAS officers over parking row in Sonepat intensifiedRajasthan Govt transfers 23 IAS officersBhaskar Atmaram Sawant has been posted as secretary, department of personnel (DoP)IAS officers of 2013, 2014 batches to be posted in DehiThey will be posted in central govt depts. for a period of three months beginning from August29 IAS officers appointed as Additional SecretariesThe officers include Bipin Bihari Mallick, Jayashree Mukharjee, of Maharashtra cadreRural Department dept gets new Principal SecretaryThe officer is presently working as Principal Secretary, Environment and Forests Department, Tamil NaduGujarat government defends DGP appointmentSpecial CBI court granted bail to Pandey in February in the Ishrat fake encounter caseIAS Association praises politician's dismissalThe SP politician says that it was all part of some conspiracy against himHaryana gets six new IAS officersSuresh Kumar Goyal, has been posted as Director General and Secretary in technical educationCentre Shortlists Three Applicants for CMD of OILThe list of the 10 shortlisted candidates has already been forwarded to the (PMO)G Ashok Kumar appointed as DC of Naval StaffHe has also served as the Navigating Officer of Indian Naval Ships Beas, Nilgiri, Ranvir and VikrantRSS leader Krishna Gopal to address IAS candidatesA mentoring session in Delhi with over 600 successful civil services candidates is scheduled on July 17Haryana: 34 bureaucrats shiftedState government issues transfer and posting orders of one IAS and 33 HCS officersSenior Delhi govt official arrested for graftIt has also recovered Rs 500,000 from his home, an official said on FridayJat stir: Action awaited against top bureaucratsState government is still to initiate action against top officers indicted by the inquiry committeeIAS officer Gangwar denies commenting against PMGangwar was removed from his post due to his recent attack on saffron brigade via Facebook PostAshok Lavasa takes over as Finance SecretaryThe post was lying vacant since Ratan Watal retired in April, this yearDoPT fast tracks requests of IAS couplesPANEL clarifies from IAS couple before taking a call for their requested extension of deputationIAS officer transferred after praising Nehru on FacebookHis Facebook post supported former PM Jawaharlal Nehru's secularism and appeared to jab at the BJPDoPT seeks names of officers for retentionThe officers will be retained under the Central Staffing Scheme for the second trancheIAS Officer Gyanesh Kumar appointed as Joint SecretaryCentre issued appointment orders of several officers, mainly at the rank of joint secretaryCentre appoints Kiran Bedi as Puducherry Lt. GovernorShe had joined BJP ahead of the February 2015 Delhi Assembly polls and was the party's CM nomineeRamesh Chandra to be Indian Ambassador to RomaniaHe is appointed in place of M Manimekalai, IFS officer and Indian Ambassador in RomaniaCentre appoints 7 Additional SecretariesGujarat Cadre IAS officer Girish Chandra Murmu has been shifted to financial services departmentPensions of retired IAS, IPS officers to be increasedThe same rule will be followed even if they have served less than 33 years before retirementAddl chief secy sacked over negligence during Jat stirHaryana Govt indicted around 90 officers including IAS & IPS for deliberate disregardArround 206 under secretaries to be reshuffledThese officers are expected to complete the prescribed tenure of six years on July 1, 2016SC got four new judgesWith this, strength of apex court has increased up to 29 with two slots still vacantUP govt blinks, reinstates suspended IPS offerAmitabh Thakur was suspended after he lodged an FIR against SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadavseven states get new chief justicesAll chief justices and judges to assume their duties before May 23, as the president has directedDelhi based girl tops the Civil Services Examination - 2015Results of Union Public Service Commission declared on TuesdayCentre appoints 16 new Joint SecretariesOne IPS officer has been appointed as joint secretary in Panchayati RajIAS officer apologises for his act, calls it unintentionalHe was criticised for putting his left foot resting on bedrail while talking to a patientCentre dismissed 72 revenue officersThe officers who are deemed or sacked will lose all retirement benefitsSunil Lanba to be Next chief of naval staff soonRK Dhowan soon to get retire giving the lead to Sunil Lamba as a navy ChiefChief Justice of Uttarakhand transferred to AP High CourtActing Chief Justice of HC of Andhra Pradesh will now be the new Chief Justice of Madhya PradeshAllahabad High Court rejects plea seeking IAS’s terminationRajeev Kumar presently in jail after being convicted for allotting plots in Noida when he was Deputy CEO15 Officers 'Retired' Under 60-Year-Old RuleMore officers are under scrutiny and may face removal, a news channel report saysS K Bhagat appointed RPF DGHis appointment was approved by Appointments Committee of the CabinetNew I&B, environment and expenditure secys namedMore than new appointments, reshuffle was more of interchanging of secretariesInter-cadre deputation for woman officers extendedGovt comes out with some clarity regarding inter-cadre deputation for woman officers of Northeast IndiaPul asks bureaucrats to rededicate themselves to dutyHe urged them to to carry out their duties in the highest traditions of objectivity10 districts receive PM’s AwardSeveral states, which are often considered progressive, have failed to make a markUP government suspends IAS officer convicted of graftCM Akhilesh Yadav signed order for the suspension of Rajiv Kumar, who was former deputy CEO of NoidaPMs awards for excellence in Public AdministrationTwo-day Civil Services Day function is being organised at Vigyan Bhawan in New DelhiGovt may bend rules for IAS, IPS coupleCentre may change rules to give post-marriage life of couple a happy endingTop bureaucrats in fray for OIL Chairman postSenior IAS officers Anil Kumar Jain and Ravi Kapoor are among the 10 candidates in fray at Oil India Ltd5 IAS officers empaneled as addl secretariesAppointments Committee of the Cabinet approved their name for postsHaryana Police chief replaced by K P SinghTransfer come just before the Prakash Singh committee, a panel to check lapses during Jat agitationIAS officer Ashok Khemka gets new postingHe has been appointed as principal secretary, Science and TechnologyGovt empanels 12 IES officers as GOI joint secretariesThese 12 Indian Economic Service (IES) officers are of 1993 batch who were empanelled as Government of India joint secretariesMuktesh Chander is new DGP of GoaBachelor of engineering and 88 batch IPS, Mr Chandra was heading Delhi Traffic PoliceTwo IFS women officers appointed envoysK. Nandini Singla and Shubhdarshini Tripathi have been appointed as ambassadorsRajbala Verma is new Chief Secretary of JharkhandRajbala Verma has been appointed as new Chief Secretary of Jharkhand, said officialsAdditional members in railway board appointedGirish Pillai appointed in Tourism & Catering. Ambrish Kumar Gupta will be heading for Traffic TransportJustice Permod Kohli appointed chairman of CATBorn in 1951 in Rajouri, he became advocate general of Jammu and Kashmir in 1990Arun Kumar Sinha to head Special Protection GroupKerala cadre cop has spent most of his career in the stateLt Gen N P S to take charge over as Deputy chief of ArmyHe has rich experience of counter insurgency operations in J&KJustice Chauhan is new Law Commission chairmanEx-Supreme Court judge Balbir Singh Chauhan has been appointed Cchairman of the 21st Law Commission, a post that was lying vacant since September last year.Mukesh Ambani tops Indian billionaires in Forbes listReliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani once again topped 84 Indian billionaires in Forbes 2016 list of the world's richest people.Justice H.L. Dattu joins NHRC as ChairpersonEx-chief justice of India, Justice H.L. Dattu, on Monday joined National Human Rights Commission of India as the new chairperson.Rajendra Singh takes over as new Coast Guard chiefRajendra Singh on Saturday took over as the Director General of Indian Coast Guard.Ashok Chawla is new Chairman of TERIFormer Union Finance Secretary and former Chairman of CCI Ashok Chawla appointed as new Chairman of TERI by its Governing Council where as former Chairman R K Pachauri proceeded on leaveRK Verma takes over charge as Secretary, Railway BoardR. K. Verma, a 1980 batch Indian Railway Service of Engineers (IRSE) officer has assumed the charge of the post of Secretary, Railway Board on February 9.Chokalingam joins today, to assume charge as Dir Fin on Feb 11The post of Director (Finance) was vacant since May 31, 2015 after the retirement of P K Bajpai.J&K Governor N N Vohra appoints advisorsThe PDP and the BJP — two largest political parties in the state legislative Assembly—are yet to decide on the government formation.Shyam Agarwal takes over as new Secretary Tribal AffairsDr. Agarwal was Secretary, National Commission for Scheduled Tribes before taking over the present assignment. He succeeds Shri Arun Jha.Sengar takes charge as IG, NDRFIn his new stint he replaced Sandeep Rai Rathore who repatriated to Tamil Nadu after completing his tenure at CentreAmar Sinha took over as Secy Eco RelationsManpreet Vohra has replaced him in Kabul as new Ambassador of India to Afghanistan.Pavan Kapoor to be the next Ambassador of India to IsraelPavan Kapoor,an IFS officer of 1990 batch, has been appointed as the next Ambassador of lndia to lsrael.He had been serving as the High Commissioner of India in Maputo.R K Mathur sworn-in as CICMathur will have a tenure of about three years till he attains the age of 65 years.Atul Sobti to be the new CMD OF BHELAtul Sobti took over as new CMD of BHEL,a public sector power plant equipment manufacturer based in New Delhi.Madhu S Nair to be the new CMD of Cochin Shipyard LimitedMadhu S Nair has been appointed as the new Chairman and Managing Director of Cochin Shipyard.He has succeeded K Subramaniam, who served with Cochin Shipyard for five years as CMD.S Javeed Ahmed appointed new Uttar Pradesh DGPS Javeed Ahmad,an IPS Officer of 1984 batch, has been appointed as DGP of Uttar Pradesh. He was serving as DG Railways in the government of Uttar Pradesh.DC Vows To Change Girdih’s FateThirty villages affected by Naxalites are going to be mainstreamed through various schemes like ‘Parasnath Work Scheme’.Amitabh Kant to be new CEO of NITI AayogThe incumbent Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion Secretary Amiatbh Kant has been given additional charge of CEO of NITI Aayog.Sanjay Mitra to be new secretary of road transport,highwaysSanjay Mitra,an IAS officer of 1982 batchand the incumbent Chief Secretary to the Govt of West Bengal, has been appointed as new Secretary, Ministry of Road Transport & Highways.Gautam Bambawale appointed High Commissioner of India to PakistanBambawale will replace TCA Raghavan as the next High Commissioner of lndia to Pakistan. He is expected to take up his assignment shortly.K Sreekant selected for Director (Fin), PGCILSreekant will succeed R T Agarwal the incumbent Director (Fin) in PGCIL who took charge in July 2011.Jaideep Sarkar appointed as the next Ambassador of India to BhutanHe is expected to take up his assignment shortlyPathak, Barve & Jaiswal in chase of Mumbai Police CommissionerAs per the sources,the three names of IPS that are up for serious consideration are Subodh Jaiswal, Sanjay S Barve and K K PathakAkhilesh Mishra to be the next High Commissioner of India to MaldivesAkhilesh Mishra,an IFS officer of 1989 batch has been appointed as the next High Commissioner of lndia to the Republic of Maldives.PMO returns the JS empanelment file of 1998 batch IASAs many as 80 officers are aspiring to see themselves on the list out of which only 49 have brighter prospects.A K Jain Appointed New CBDT ChiefHe will have short tenure of two months, till January 2016, officials said.Mohammad Jamshed takes charge as Member TrafficMohammad Jamshed, General Manager, NEFR, has taken over the responsibility as Member (Traffic) in the Railway Board.Babudom may see changes at senior levelAccording to sources, three senior IAS officers are superannuating on December 31, 2015.Ahmed Javed is the new ambassador to Saudi ArabiaAhmad Javed has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He will succeed Hamid Ali Rao, the current envoy to Saudi Arabia.Major shakeup in MEAOnce again the Ministry of External Affairs is going to witness a major reshuffle which will be third one since SeptemberBJP targets Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi over National Herald caseNew Delhi: Targetting Sonia and Rahul Gandhi, the BJP on Thursday alleged that ''Young India'', a company in which Congress President and her son are said to have majority stake,India-China anti-terror drill concludes, PLA seeks to boost defence tiesBeijing: Over 300 troops of India and China today concluded their fifth round of military exercises, holding for the first time simulated anti-terror drills at the borders as the PLA evinced interest in expanding military ties with India.Pakistan's ties with India critical to its future: USWashington: Pakistan''s relationship with India is critical to Islamabad''s future, the US today said as it emphasised on normalisation of ties between the two countries.