Thursday, 8 December 2016

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National-Miners-Day-celebrated The nearly 100 000 men and women in the aggregates industry were recognised by the NSSGA for National Miners Day. The day was designated by Congress in 2009 to honour the contributions and sacrifices of miners both past and present. The great achievements of the quarrying industry are jointly recognised by the NSSGA and MSHA. “The people in this industry

Bill English Will Be New Zealand's Next Prime Minister

Bill English Will Be New Zealand's Next Prime Minister WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND:  Bill English is set to become New Zealand's next prime minister following the shock resignation this week of John Key. The two other challengers for the role both conceded on Thursday, saying that English had secured the majority support he needed from his 58 National Party colleagues in the parliament.The

Mars One Puts Back Planned Colonisation Of Red Planet Mars

Mars-OnE-Puts-Back-Planned-Colonisation-Of-Red-Planet-Mars  THE HAGUE:  A British-Dutch company planning to install a community of humans on Mars admitted on Wednesday that it's project will be delayed by several years. The Mars One consortium said its first manned mission to the Red Planet would now not happen until 2031, having previously targeted 2026. Its first unmanned

This Hidden Smithsonian Vault Contains The Oldest Things In The Solar System

 This Hidden Smithsonian Vault Contains The Oldest Things In The Solar System Everything in the lab gleams. There is no smell and no sound but the insectlike whir of the machine that pumps nitrogen gas into the dozen or so glass storage tanks lining the walls. The pressure of the gas inflates the white rubber gloves attached to the tanks and makes them reach, ghostlike, toward the center of

Greenland's Ice-Free Past Exposes Sea Level Rise Danger

Greenland's Ice-Free Past Exposes Sea Level Rise Danger PARIS:  The massive Greenland ice sheet has melted away at least once during the last 1.4 million years, according to a study published on Wednesday, raising fears that manmade climate change could provoke dangerous sea levels.Bedrock samples retrieved through more than three kilometres (two miles) of ice reveal for the first time that the

Giraffes, Rarer Than Elephants, Put On Extinction Watch List

Giraffes-Rarer-Than-Elephants-Put On-Extinction-Watch List WASHINGTON:  The giraffe, the tallest land animal, is now at risk of extinction, biologists say. Because the giraffe population has shrunk nearly 40 percent in just 30 years, scientists put it on the official watch list of threatened and endangered species worldwide, calling it "vulnerable." That's two steps up the danger ladder from its

World Bank Cancels $100 Million Loan For Pakistan Gas Project

World Bank Cancels $100 Million Loan For Pakistan Gas Project ISLAMABAD:  The World Bank has cancelled a $100 million loan to Pakistan for a natural gas efficiency project due to no progress in achieving the development objectives and a lack of interest on the part of the gas distribution company. The project, which was to be carried out by Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) in its distribution

"My Odyssey: Memoirs of the Man behind the Mangalyaan Mission".

With 'Childlike Reluctance' Abdul Kalam Had To Miss Mangalyaan Launch, Reveals Book NEW DELHI:  Former President APJ Abdul Kalam wanted to witness Mangalyaan mission's launch on September 24, 2014 but had to leave Bengaluru with "childlike reluctance" the day before as he had a university convocation to address, says the then ISRO chief K Radhakrishnan in his

Himachal Pradesh becomes 18th State to join UDAY

Himachal Pradesh-becomes-18th State-to-join-UDAY: an overall net benefit of approximately Rs. 823 crores to accrue to the State . Government of India signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the State of Himachal Pradesh and the State DISCOM under the Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY) today, the for operational and financial turnaround of the DISCOM.

Army Commanders’ Conference Commenced in New Delhi

Army -Commanders’-Conference-Commenced in-New Delhi  The biannual Army Commanders’ Conference commenced in New Delhi on 08 December 2016. The deliberations which are taking place at Manekshaw Centre, are centred around the Chief of the Army Staff, General Dalbir Singh appraising the prevailing security scenario with the Army Commanders and senior officers of the Army HQ. The

President Mukherjee to host a summit of ‘laureates and leaders’ for children

President Mukherjee to host a summit of ‘laureates and leaders’ for children which aims to advance the fight against Child Labour, child slavery and violence against Children . The Rashtrapati Bhavan will host a ‘Laureates and Leaders’ Summit for Children from December 10 to 11, 2016. The Summit being organized by the Kailash Satyarthi Children’s Foundation will deliberate

Former Judge of Madras High Court passes away

Former Judge of Madras High Court passes away Justice K Sampath, former Judge of Madras High Court, died at his residence following cardiac arrest, family sources said. Justice Sampath (75) is survived by wife, a lawyer, and two sons.Justice Sampath, who retired in 2003, was the head of the Commission of Inquiry appointed by the government to probe into the causes of the fire that killed 94

Game of Thrones Actor Peter Vaughan Passes Away

Game of Thrones Actor Peter Vaughan Passes Away Veteran British character actor Peter Vaughan, who played the enigmatic Maester Aemon in Game of Thrones, has died aged 93.Vaughan's agent Sally Long-Innes says he died Tuesday, surrounded by his family. Vaughan's face — if not his name — was familiar to generations of television viewers in Britain and around the world.

India has improved by 21 spots as per latest Gender Gap Report of World Economic Forum

India has improved by 21 spots as per latest Gender Gap Report of World Economic Forum  As per the Global Gender Gap Report 2016 by World Economic Forum, India ranks at 87th in respect of Global Gender Gap Index (GGI) among 144 countries of the World. According to the Human Development Report 2015 brought out by UNDP, India ranked 130 on the Gender Inequality

Triple talaq unconstitutional, violates rights of Muslim women: Allahabad high court

Triple-talaq-unconstitutional-violates-rights-of-Muslim-women-Allahabad-high-court The Allahabad High Court has ruled that the practice of triple talaq (Talaq-e-bidat) among Muslims is unconstitutional and violates the rights of women enshrined in constitution. The order was passed by HC Justice Suneet Kumar while hearing a petition filed by a woman who claimed her husband

Amrut scheme:Will clean-up Ulhas river: Maharashtra to NGT

Amrut scheme:Will clean-up Ulhas river: Maharashtra to NGT MUMBAI: The Ulhas river clean-up will be taken up under the state government's Amrut scheme. The Ulhas and Waldhuni rivers cover 122 km long stretch. The Ulhas river originates in the Sahyadri hills at Karjat and flows down to the Thane creek, a distance of 122 km where it meets the Arabian sea. The Waldhuni river

2 Abu Dhabi banks to merge into largest Gulf Arab bank

2 Abu Dhabi banks to merge into largest Gulf Arab bank Stockholders at two Abu Dhabi banks approved a plan to merge the firms into the biggest bank of all Gulf Arab countries with assets of USD 178 billion amid a regional economic slump. Shareholders at the National Bank of Abu Dhabi and First Gulf Bank approved the tie-up at two separate meetings, a move first publicly discussed by the two

Ramesh Bantakal conferred Basavaratna National Award

Ramesh-Bantakal-conferred-Basavaratna-National-Award Karkala, 08 Dec 2016: Ramesh Bantakal, arts teacher of Government High School, Belman, near here was conferred coveted Basavaratna National Award jyoti Award by Sri Basaveshwara Karmaveera Kala Sahitya Samskruti Vedike®, Aheri, Vijayapura taluk/district during state level Vachana Vijayotsav and twelfth anniversary,

National Miners Day celebrated

National-Miners-Day-celebrated The nearly 100 000 men and women in the aggregates industry were recognised by the NSSGA for National Miners Day. The day was designated by Congress in 2009 to honour the contributions and sacrifices of miners both past and present. The great achievements of the quarrying industry are jointly recognised by the NSSGA and MSHA. “The people in this industry

Cabinet clears more funds to National Industrial Corridor

Cabinet clears more funds to National Industrial Corridor The Union Cabinet on Wednesday cleared an additional Rs 1,584 crore to the re-designated National Industrial Corridor Development & Implementation Trust (NICDIT). "The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has sanctioned an additional Rs.1,584 crore for the integrated development of industrial corridors

Supreme Court backs move to ban highway liquor vends

Supreme Court backs move to ban highway liquor vends The Supreme Court indicated on Wednesday that it would order shutting of all liquor vends on national and state highways for the safety and security of commuters who get “distracted” after seeing the shops, causing accidents.A bench headed by Chief Justice TS Thakur came down heavily on states for not heeding the Centre’s advice to not

Cabinet approves phase-1 of Pune Metro project

CabineT-approves-phase-1-of Pune-Metro-project The union cabinet, chaired by prime minister Narendra Modi, on December 7, 2016, approved the development of Pune Metro Rail Project Phase-1, an official release said. The project will comprise of two corridors Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC) to Swargate (16.589 kms) and Vanaz to Ramwadi (14.665 kms) and entail a total

Cabinet approves MoU between with Thailand on cooperation in controlling narcotic drugs

Cabinet approves-MoU-between withThailand-on cooperation in controlling-narcotic-drugs.  New Delhi [India], Dec. 7 (ANI): The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday gave its approval to the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Thailand in controlling narcotic drugs, psychotropic substances, their precursors and chemicals and

Cabinet approves reforms for made ups to benefit 11 lakh workers

Cabinet approves reforms for made ups to benefit 11 lakh workers NEW DELHI: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved a set of reforms including simplified labour laws and technology upgradation for the made-ups sector. "The interventions are expected to boost employment in the textile sector and create employment for upto eleven lakh persons, lead to increase in exports and enhance

IOC approves venues for five new sports at Tokyo Olympics 2020

IOC approves venues for five new sports at Tokyo Olympics 2020 Lausanne: Yokohama Stadium will host the baseball and softball competition at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Yokohama was among the venues approved on Wednesday by the IOC executive board for the five new sports on the Tokyo program, along with karate, skateboarding, sport climbing and surfing. The Yokohama stadium, which

'Kabali' top trending movie trailer on YouTube in 2016

'Kabali' top trending movie trailer on YouTube in 2016    NEW DELHI: YouTube on Wednesday released the top 10 trending videos, music videos and bollywood trailers of the year 2016.While Rajnikanth-starrer 'Kabali' became the top trending movie trailer, comedian Kapil Sharma's show featuring actor Salman Khan was the top trending video of the year, YouTube said in a blog post. A

NASA awards $127 million contract to Space Systems for its robotic spacecraft

NASA awards $127 million contract to Space Systems for its robotic spacecraft NASA has awarded a $127 million contract to the California-based satellite company Space Systems/Loral for giving shape to its robotic spacecraft equipped with the tools, technologies and techniques needed to service satellites currently in orbit. During its mission, the Restore-L servicer, a free-flying mission

Gigi Hadid Wins The International Model Of The Year Title; Her Best Fashion Moments So Far

Gigi Hadid Wins The International Model Of The Year Title; Her Best Fashion Moments So Far The results are in, and Gigi Hadid has been officially crowned 'International Model' of the year at the 2016 Fashion Awards, retaining her place at the very top of the fashion food chain. Alessandro Michele, Gigi Hadid and Alexander McQueen were just some of the names to claim top prizes at the

Jodhpur ranked 10 globally in travellers' choice for 2017

Jodhpur-ranked-10- globally-in-travellers'-choice-for-2017 MUMBAI: Jodhpur has been ranked 10 globally and third most attractive tourist spot in Asia by the TripAdvisor's global 'Travellers' Choice awards for 2017 as Rajasthan continues to attract travellers. Jodhpur, the second largest city in Rajasthan, has secured the number 10 spot in the TripAdvisor's global 'Travellers' Choice awards for

TIFR Researchers discovery challenges theory of superconductivity

TIFR-Researchers-discovery-challenges-theory-superconductivity Researchers’ team from Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) have discovered that bismuth semi-metal in bulk form becomes a superconductor. The team was lead by Dr. S. Ramakrishnan of the Department of Condensed Matter Physics and Material Sciences at TIFR, Mumbai.  What researchers have

Union Cabinet approves MoU between India and UK to support Ease of Doing Business in India

Union-Cabinet-approves-MoU-between India-UK to support Ease of Doing Business in India  The Union Cabinet has given its approval to Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and United Kingdom (UK) to support Ease of Doing Business in India. The MoU was signed between both countries earlier in November 2016 during the official state visit of UK Prime Minister Theresa May to

Union Cabinet approves Reforms to boost employment generation and exports in Made-ups Sector

Union Cabinet approves Reforms to boost employment generation and exports in Made-ups Sector The Union Cabinet approved proposal of the reforms to boost employment generation and exports in the Made-ups manufacturing Sector. It approved budget of Rs. 6,006 crore for the apparel package in a time bound manner. The main objective is generating direct and indirect employment of

Union Cabinet approves MoU between India and Afghanistan on Cooperation in the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space

Union-Cabinet-approves-MoU- between-India-and-Afghanistan-on-Cooperation-in-the-Peaceful Uses-of -Outer- Space The Union Cabinet has approved Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Afghanistan on cooperation in the peaceful uses of outer space. The MoU envisages cooperation between both countries for application of space technologies in various sectors. It will

Wednesday, 7 December 2016

Chapecoense awarded Copa Sudamericana in posthumous tribute

Chapecoense awarded Copa Sudamericana in posthumous tribute Brazilian football club Chapecoense have been awarded the Copa Sudamericana title by the CONMEBOL, the South American football association.  The South American football confederation, Conmebol, decided to award the Copa Sudamericana to Chapecoense, the Brazilian club who lost 19 players in a plane crash last week while

Bank of Baroda has raised Rs 1,000 crore by issuing bonds

Bank of Baroda has raised Rs 1,000 crore by issuing bonds Public sector player Bank of Baroda has raised Rs. 1,000 crore by issuing bonds that are compliant with global capital adequacy norms or Basel III. The bank has issued and allotted bonds with issue size of Rs. 1,000 crore on December 2, 2016, it said in a regulatory filing. The bonds will carry interest rate of 8.5 per cent. The bonds are in

International Civil Aviation Day observed

International-Civil-Aviation-Day-observed-on-December-7-2016 International Civil Aviation Dayi. Every year 7th December was celebrated  as the International Civil Aviation Day since 1994  to promote safety, efficiency of air transport.  2016-Theme: “Working together to ensure no country is left behind”.  The day has been celebrated by the International Civil Aviation Organization, it was

Heisman Trophy winner and former NFL player Rashaan Salaam dies

Heisman Trophy winner and former NFL player Rashaan Salaam dies US National Football Player Rashaan Salaam found dead in Colorado, US on December 6, 2016. He was 42. Salaam has won the U.S. college football’s highest honor Heisman Trophy in 1994. He is the only player from the University of Colorado . He was chosen in the first round of the 1995 NFL draft and he played for the Cleveland

Argentina-win-women’s-Hockey-Junior-World-Cup-2016

Argentina-win-women’s-Hockey-Junior-World-Cup-2016 Argentina women’s hockey team defeated Netherlands women’s team to win the women’s Hockey Junior World Cup 2016 in Santiago, Chile. For the first time Argentina team win the gold medal in 23 years. 

Spain Dominguez announces retirement

Former Spain defender Dominguez announces retirement Former Spain defender Dominguez announces retirementi. Former Spain international footballer Alvaro Dominguez Soto announced his retirement due to health problems on December 7, 2016.  27 year old Dominguez has started his career in 2007. He played mainly a central defender but also as a left back. He joined German top flight club

Helen-Marten-wins-UK’s-Turner-prize

Helen-Marten-wins-UK’s-Turner-prize 31 year old UK artist Helen Marten was named as the winner of the 2016 Turner prize. He received award with £25,000 prize by the writer Ben Okri at a ceremony at London’s Helen Marten wins UK's Turner prizeTate Britain gallery . The nominees for the 2016 award were Michael Dean, Anthea Hamilton, Helen Marten, and Josephine Pryde. Marten recently won

Vijaya-Bank -&- Corporation- Bank- Wins -Awards -at the- 4th- SMEs- Excellence- Award

Vijaya-Bank -&- Corporation- Bank- Wins -Awards -at the- 4th- SMEs- Excellence- Award-2016 Vijaya Bank has been honored with ‘Best Bank for SME Lending award’  at the fourth SMEs Excellence Award function held in New Delhi. The Best MSME Bank Award 2016 was given to The Corporation Bank by the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM).

Mahila-E-haat-ties-up-with-India-Post,-State- Bank-of -India -for-Wider-Payment-Option

Mahila-E-haat-ties-up-with-India-Post,-State- Bank- of -India -for- Wider- Payment- Option
The Women and Child Development Ministry has tied up with India Post and State Bank of India to offer more payment options to buyers and simplify shipping of products bought from “Mahila E-haat”.
SBI users can use various options for making payments such as draft, cheque, e-banking and e-wallet

100 banks join National Financial Switch network as direct members

100-banks-join-National-Financial-Switch-network-as-direct-members  100 banks have joined the National Financial Switch (NFS) network as direct members established ATM networks, now NFS network comprise of 745 members said by Maharashtra based National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI)  on December 7, 2016. The network has established 2,30,000 ATMs till date. National

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JPSC Civil Services Admit card 2016 Released Jharkhand 6th CCS Prelims Hall Ticket download jpsc.gov.in

JPSC Civil Services Admit card 2016 Released Jharkhand 6th CCS Prelims Hall Ticket download jpsc.gov.in The Jharkhand Public Service Commission (JPSC) published the notification of Civil Services exam and invited the online applications forms. And now the Commission notified that the 6th Combined Civil Services examination is going to conduct on 18th December 2016. For that exam, the

RVUNL JE Admit Card 2016 Released: Download @ energy.rajasthan.gov.in

RVUNL JE Admit Card 2016 Released: Download @ energy.rajasthan.gov.in  RVUNL Junior Engineer Hall Ticket is released. Applicants who have registered their name for JE and Jr Chemist can immediately download this RVUNL JE admit card 2016. Authorities decided to conduct examination on 29th and 30th December 2016. For more details, please visit official website

Apply for Govt Teaching Jobs, 900+ Vacancies Open for Recruitment for Lecturer & Other Posts

Apply for Govt Teaching Jobs, 900+ Vacancies Open for Recruitment for Lecturer & Other Posts
Good news for teaching job aspirants as more than 900 vacancies are open for recruitment. This will be a great opportunity for govt job aspirants as now they have more options before them. Considered to be one of the most sought after job options among graduates, teaching job has its own share in job

AIATSL Recruitment 2016 for 112 Customer Agent and Jr. Customer Agent Posts

AIATSL Recruitment 2016 for 112 Customer Agent and Jr. Customer Agent Posts Air India Air Transport Services Limited (AIATSL) invited applications for recruitment to the posts of Customer Agents and Junior Customer Agent. The eligible candidates can appear for the interview along with required documents on 16 December 2016.

CSPHCL Recruitment 2016, 91 Line Attendant Vacancies, High School Pass outs are eligible to apply

CSPHCL Recruitment 2016, 91 Line Attendant Vacancies, High School Pass outs are eligible to apply Chhattisgarh State Power Holding Corporation invited applications from dependants or the disestablished landowner, whose land has been acquired for CSPHCL Projects; Candidates possessing requisite qualification can apply for Line Attendant Posts. The candidates eligible for the post can apply

HLL Lifecare Limited Recruitment 2016 for Lab Technician and Other Posts

HLL Lifecare Limited Recruitment 2016 for Lab Technician and Other Posts HLL Lifecare Limited under the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India invited applications for recruitment to the posts of Senior Lab Technician, Lab Technician and Radiographer (MRI/CT). The eligible candidates can appear for the interview on 09 December 2016.

JCI Recruitment for 02 Protocol Assistant Posts, Apply at jci.gov.in

JCI-Recruitment-for-02-Protocol-Assistant-Posts-Apply-at-jci.gov.in  Jute Corporation of India Limited (JCI) Job Notification: JCI invited applications for recruitment to 02 Protocol Assistant posts. The candidates eligible for the post can apply in prescribed format on or before 15 December 2016.

UPSC-Recruitment-2016-Apply-for-7-CISF-Assistant-Commandant-Posts

UPSC-Recruitment-2016-Apply-for-7-CISF-Assistant-Commandant-Posts. UPSC invited applications from departmental candidates for Departmental Competitive Examination 2017 for recruitment to the post for Assistant Commandant (Executive). The candidates eligible for the post can apply in prescribed format on or before 30 December 2016.

MPSC Recruitment 2016 for 7 Assistant Commissioner Posts, Apply by 16 Dec

MPSC Recruitment 2016 for 7 Assistant Commissioner Posts, Apply by 16 Dec SSC Issued e-Admit Card for Sub-Inspectors in Delhi Police, CAPFS & ASI in CISF Tier-II Exam 2016Maharashtra Public Service Commission (MPSC) invited applications for recruitment to the posts of Assistant Commissioner. The eligible candidates can apply online to the post in the prescribed format on or

SSC Issued e-Admit Card for Sub-Inspectors in Delhi Police, CAPFS & ASI in CISF Tier-II Exam 2016

SSC Issued e-Admit Card for Sub-Inspectors in Delhi Police, CAPFS & ASI in CISF Tier-II Exam 2016 Staff Selection Commission (SSC) issued e-Admit Card for Sub-Inspectors in Delhi Police, CAPFS & ASI in CISF Tier-II Exam 2016. The admit card is released by SSC for various regions. Candidates who are shortlisted for Sub-Inspectors in Delhi Police, CAPFS & ASI in CISF Tier-II Exam

SIDBI Recruitment 2016 for 03 Treasury Officer Posts

SIDBI Recruitment 2016 for 03 Treasury Officer Posts Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI), Jobs Notification: Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) invited applications from eligible candidates for Chief Treasury Officer Posts. Eligible and Interested candidates can apply online on or before 22 December 2016.

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President-Pranab-Mukherjee-inaugurate-International-Gita-Mahotsav-Kurukshetra President of India Shri Pranab Mukherjee will inaugurate the first ever International Gita Mahotsav at The Brahma Sarovar in Kurukshetra, Haryana on December 6, 2016.The festival which is scheduled to be held from December 6 to December 10 will focus on spreading the message of Gita to the world community.

Horse racing not animal cruelty: SC

Horse racing not animal cruelty: SC   The Supreme Court has ruled that horse racing per se is not animal cruelty. It held that it is different from Jallikattu, which metes out specific methods of torture to bulls. This observation was made by a Bench of Justices A.M. Khanwilkar and D.Y. Chandrachud on a

Andhra Pradesh Government launches AP Purse mobile app to promote digital transactions

Andhra Pradesh Government launches AP Purse mobile app to promote digital transactions Andhra Pradesh Government has launched AP Purse mobile application to promote digital transactions among the people. It was launched by Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu in Vijayawada to solve the cash crunch problem in the state following demonitisaton of high value old currency notes.

Former MP governor Bhai Mahavir passed away

Former MP governor Bhai Mahavir passed away Former Madhya Pradesh governor Bhai Mahavir passed away in Delhi  after brief illness. He was 94 and survived is by his two daughters. His wife passed away earlier. Mahavir served as the Madhya Pradesh governor from April 1998 to May 2003. Born on October 30, 1922 in Lahore, Mahavir joined RSS as Pracharak and had also served as the

Karnataka girl, Srinidhi Shetty, becomes second Indian to win Miss Supranational 2016

Karnataka girl, Srinidhi Shetty, becomes second Indian to win Miss Supranational 2016 India has earned yet another feather in the cap as far as beauty pageants go. Mangaluru girl, Srinidhi Shetty , was crowned Miss Supranational 2016 at a grand ceremony in Krynica Zdroj, Poland. She also won the title of Miss Asia-Oceania. Srinidhi became the second Indian to win the title after Asha Bhat in 2014.

Govt bans manufacturers from emitting greenhouse gases

Govt bans manufacturers from emitting greenhouse gases The government has issued directions prohibiting certain manufacturers from emitting a potent greenhouse gas with high global warming potential into the atmosphere, the Rajya Sabha was informed . “The government has issued orders on October 13, 2016 directing manufacturers of hydrochlorofluorocarbon (HCFC-22) not to emit or vent

Social Security Scheme for Domestic Workers

Social Security Scheme for Domestic Workers In order to provide social security benefits to the workers in the unorganised sector including domestic workers, the Government has enacted the Unorganised Workers’ Social Security Act, 2008. The 2008 Act stipulates formulation of suitable welfare schemes for unorganized workers on matters relating to: (i) life and disability cover, (ii) health

11- MoUs-Signed-during-PETROTECH-2016

11-MoUs-Signed-Web Portals- of 3-Start-Up- Funds-Launched,-Books-and- Knowledge- Papers -Released- during- PETROTECH- 2016 . In the Petrotech-2016, on the last day today 11 memorandum of Understanding were signed, including a consortium agreement between IOCL, BPCL and HPCL, intending to set up India’s biggest oil refinery cum petrochemical complex with a ~60

Credit linked Capital Subsidy Scheme under Ministry of MSME

Credit-linked -Capital -Subsidy -Scheme- under -Ministry- of- MSME . The objective of Credit Linked Capital Subsidy Scheme (CLCSS) is to facilitate technology upgradation in Micro and Small Enterprises (MSEs) by providing capital subsidy of 15 per cent (limited to maximum of Rs.15.00 lakhs) on institutional finance availed by them for induction of well-established and improved technology in the

Advanced Heavy Water Reactor Technology

Advanced Heavy Water Reactor Technology  Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), a constituent unit of Department of Atomic Energy, is working on the research and development of the Advanced Heavy Water Reactor (AHWR). It is a thorium fuel based vertical pressure tube type, heavy water moderated and boiling light water cooled reactor. The 300 MWe capacity AHWR designed by

RBI announces 5th bi-monthly policy review

RBI-announces-5th-bi-monthly-policy-review RBI announces its first monetary policy after demonetisation, repo rate and reverse repo rate remain unchanged; retail inflation at 5 per cent in the fourth quarter of current fiscal.In the policy key interest rates have been kept unchanged. While Repo

India Set To Host First Ever ITTF World Tour Event

India Set To Host First Ever ITTF World Tour Event New Delhi: India is all set to host its first ever ITTF World Tour event here from February 16-19, making the $120000 tournament also the biggest in terms of prize money outside the World Championships bracket. India last hosted an International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) event of this stature before the 2010 Commonwealth Games here but that

NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover Develops Drill Glitch

NASA's-Curiosity-Mars-Rover-Develops-Drill-Glitch WASHINGTON:  NASA said its Curiosity Mars rover is not currently using its arm for science as it has detected an issue with a motor that moves the rover's drill. Curiosity is at a site on lower Mount Sharp selected for what would be the mission's seventh sample collection drilling of 2016. The rover team learned this week that Curiosity

India Puts Remote Sensing Satellite RESOURCESAT-2A Into Orbit

India-Puts-Remote-Sensing -Satellite- RESOURCESAT-2A-Into-Orbit SRIHARIKOTA, ANDHRA PRADESH:  India on Wednesday morning successfully put into orbit its own earth observation satellite Resourcesat-2A in a text book style. "Today we had a successful launch of RESOURCESAT-2A to provide three tier imaging data. The satellites solar panels were deployed. The

Google Celebrates 340th Anniversary Of The Determination Of Speed Of Light With A Doodle

Google Celebrates 340th Anniversary Of The Determination Of Speed Of Light With A Doodle NEW DELHI:  What is the speed of light? The answer of this question was discovered 340 years ago, on December 7, 1676. Google marked the 340th anniversary of determination of the speed of light with fascinating Google Doodle today. The speed of light was discovered by a Danish

NASA-To-Build-Robotic-Spacecraft-To-Repair-Refuel-Satellites

NASA-To-Build-Robotic-Spacecraft-To-Repair-Refuel-Satellites, WASHINGTON:  NASA is building a robotic spacecraft equipped with the tools and technologies needed to repair or refuel satellites currently in orbit.The US space agency has awarded a $ 127 million contract to the California-based Space Systems/Loral of Palo Alto for Restore-L Spacecraft Bus and Support Services. Space

Paytm Launches Payment Method For Non-Internet Users

Paytm Launches Payment Method For Non-Internet Users MUMBAI:  Digital payments platform Paytm today announced a toll-free number to enable consumers and merchants without an internet connection to pay and receive money instantly and also recharge their mobile phones. Customers and merchants will need to register their mobile number with Paytm and set a four digit paytm PIN, the

Anoushka Shankar's Refugee Album Vies For Grammy

Anoushka Shankar's Refugee Album Vies For Grammy NEW YORK:  Sitarist Anoushka Shankar was nominated for a Grammy Award on Tuesday for her album inspired by the global refugee crisis, vying with veteran winners in the world music category. "Land of Gold," which features rapper M.I.A. and spoken word by actress Vanessa Redgrave, is in the running for Best World Music Album at the

Indian Guru's Cake Is Record Breaking, Fire Extinguisher For Candles

Indian Guru's Cake Is Record Breaking, Fire Extinguisher For Candles  A new Guinness World Record has been set in the US for most candles on a birthday cake - where a staggering 72,585 candles were lit on the occasion of late Indian spiritual leader Sri Chinmoy's 85th birth anniversary.Chinmoy Kumar Ghose, better known as Sri Chinmoy, taught meditation in the West after moving to New York

India Pledges Aid To UN Relief Agency For Palestinian Refugees

India Pledges Aid To UN Relief Agency For Palestinian Refugees UNITED NATIONS:  India pledged USD 1.25 million to the UN relief agency for Palestinian refugees as it voiced concern over the fragile situation and ongoing conflicts in the Middle east region that is aggravating problems of refugees. A total of 20 donors today announced contributions, or their intention to contribute, to the

EU approves Microsoft-LinkedIn $26.2 billion deal with conditions

EU approves Microsoft-LinkedIn $26.2 billion deal with conditions The European Union on Tuesday approved the mega USD 26.2 billion buyout of professional networking site LinkedIn by US tech giant Microsoft Corporation however with conditions that are related to fair competition. According to The Wall Street Journal, the condition states that, post-merger, Microsoft must “allowed

NCRTC approves Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut rapid rail corridor

NCRTC-approves-Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut-rapid-rail-corridor Board of NCR Transport Corporation on Tuesday approved the long-awaited 92 km Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut rapid rail corridor which entails a capital investment of Rs 21,902 crore and is expected to bring down travel time between Delhi and Meerut to less than an hour. Board of National Capital Region Transport Corporation

Cho Ramaswamy passes away

Cho-Ramaswamy-passes-away Cho Ramaswamy, political commentator, theatre personality and editor of Tamil magazine Thuglak, breathed his last around 4 a.m. on Wednesday at Apollo Hospitals, Chennai. The body has been shifted to his residence. He was 82 and is survived by his wife, son and daughter.The funeral will be held at 3 p.m. at the Besant Nagar crematorium.He has been ailing for

JS Khehar to be next Chief Justice of India

JS-Khehar-to-be-next-44th-Chief-Justice-of-India Chief Justice of India TS Thakur wrote to the government on Tuesday recommending the name of Justice JS Khehar as his successor. Justice Khehar will be sworn in as the head of Indian judiciary on January 4, 2017, a day after Justice Thakur demits office. First Sikh to be India’s Chief Justice, Justice Khehar will hold the post till August

Maharashtra to launch own e-wallet, to be first state to insure its deposits

Maharashtra to launch own e-wallet, to be first state to insure its deposits NAGPUR: In a first initiative of its kind by any state, the Maharashtra government will not only launch its own e-wallet to assist in the transition to a cashless economy, but also insure the deposits. Officials said that unlike private apps such as Paytm, Freecharge and Mobikwik, deposits in the Maha e-wallet "will be

RBI relaxes norms for online card transactions up to Rs 2,000

RBI relaxes norms for online card transactions up to Rs 2,000 MUMBAI: In a bid to speed up small value online transactions, the RBI today relaxed norms for additional factor of authentication (AFA) for payments up to Rs 2,000. Relaxing the norms for AFA requirement for transactions up to Rs 2,000 for online CNP (card not present) transactions, the RBI said only authorised card networks will

Francois Hollande names Bernard Cazeneuve as new French PM

Francois-Hollande-names-Bernard-Cazeneuve- as- new -French -PM Paris: French President Francois Hollande on Tuesday appointed Bernard Cazeneuve, the former Interior Minister, as the new Prime Minister, replacing Manuel Valls, media reported.The Elysee Palace's announcement of Cazeneuve's appointment came minutes after Valls left the President's office where he handed in his

L-G appoints Dilraj Kaur as Member Secretary in DCW

L-G appoints Dilraj Kaur as Member Secretary in DCW Lt Governor Najeeb Jung today appointed IAS officer Dilraj Kaur as Member Secretary of Delhi Commission for Women (DCW). The move comes eight days after Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had sought removal of incumbent Alka Dewan terming her appointment "unconstitutional".Kaur, who is Secretary (Social Welfare), has been given

Badal govt appoints top Army officer associated with regiment of dalit Sikhs as PPSC chief

Badal govt appoints top Army officer associated with regiment of dalit Sikhs as PPSC chief , For the coveted post of Punjab Public Service Commission (PPSC) chairman, Lieutenant General NPS Hira, currently the Deputy Chief of Army Staff (Information Systems and Training), appears to have beaten other decorated officers from Army background in the fray due to his association with a

Monetary Policy Committee keeps RBI’s key repo rate unchanged at 6.25%

Monetary Policy Committee keeps RBI’s key repo rate unchanged at 6.25% Factors such as the impacts of the US elections worldwide, domestic financial concerns as well as the modest Q2 global growth were taken into account. Monetary Policy Committee keeps RBI’s key repo rate unchanged at 6.25%. In a surprise move, the Monetary Policy Committee on Wednesday kept the Reserve Bank of

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MoES-Conducts-Winter-Fog-Campaign-WIFEX-2016-17-in-New-Delhi

MoES-Conducts-Winter-Fog-Campaign-WIFEX-2016-17-in-New-Delhi To better understand the science of fog formation over New Delhi, the Ministry of Earth Sciences inaugurated the Winter Fog Campaign at the New Delhi Airport. The Ministry Of Earth Sciences (MoES) launched an ‘observational’ campaign at Indira Gandhi International Airport on December 6, 2016 to conduct an

Google-launches app-‘Trusted-Contacts’

Google-launches app-‘Trusted-Contacts’  Search engine giant Google has launched a personal safety app ‘Trusted Contacts’ to Google appgive your nearest location to your selected contacts. Concerned contacts can request location data to the users. Users can respond to the request and signal that they are safe to their contacts by denying the location data request. If there is no response, then the location

Alexander-Van-Der-Bellen-Sworn-in-as-Austrian-president

Alexander-Van-Der-Bellen-Sworn-in-as-Austrian-president  Ex-leader of the Greens, Alexander Van Der Bellen has won the Austrian presidential election, gaining 7.6 percent of votes more than his opponent Norbert Hofer. On December 4, 2016, Austria held a presidential re-run between Green candidate Van der Bellen and far-right Freedom Party (FPO) candidate Norbert Hofer in which Bellen

AirAsia India appoints Amar Abrol as Managing Director

AirAsia India appoints Amar Abrol as Managing Director Amar Abrol was Managing Director of Chennai based AirAsia India during the company’s board meeting held on 29 November 2016. Abrol was appointed as CEO of the airline in April 2016.

Shavkat-Mirziyoyev-Wins-Uzbekistan-Presidential-Election-replaces-Islam-Karimov

Shavkat-Mirziyoyev-Wins-Uzbekistan-Presidential-Election-replaces-Islam-Karimov Interim leader Shavkat Mirziyoyev become the new President of Uzbekistan after he has secured 88.6 percent of the votes in the presidential election.Shavkat Mirziyoyev Wins Uzbekistan Presidential Election, replaces Islam Karimov.  Shavkat will replace Islam Karimov who became Uzbekistan’s Communist

9-Indian-Companies-listed-in-least-empathetic-companies-in-the-world

9-Indian-Companies-listed-in-least-empathetic-companies-in-the-world . The latest 2016 Empathy Global Index lists nine Indian companies at the bottom 10 among 170 companies of the world.None of the Indian companies were ever listed in the least empathetic companies till date.

Vijayawada Parliamentary constituency becomes first to have health insurance for all

Vijayawada Parliamentary constituency becomes first to have health insurance for all  AP government with Tata Trusts has launched a health insurance scheme, Swatha Kutumbam in Vijayawada which became India’s first constituency to have health insurance for all people include new born for a year from December 1, 2016 to November 30, 2017.  Under this insurance scheme every

HDFC Life launched two micro insurance products, Jeevan Suraksha and Credit Suraksha

HDFC-Life-launched-two-micro-insurance- products-Jeevan-Suraksha-and-Credit-Suraksha , Life insurance provider HDFC Life has launched two micro-insurance scheme named Jeevan Suraksha and Credit Suraksha to provide financial security to its customers. Aim : To address the needs of the Employees of Micro Finance Institutions, Co-operatives and Members / Employees of

RBI Authorize RXIL for 1st trade receivables exchange platform

RBI-Authorize-RXIL-for- 1st -trade -receivables -exchange -platform The Reserve Bank of India, on December 1, 2016,  authorised the Receivables Exchange of India (RXIL), promoted by SIDBI and NSE, to launch the country’s first trade receivables exchange platform, TReDS, for MSMEs, buyers and financiers. The trade receivables discounting systems (TReDS), an automated system driven

Railway Ministry Mandates Aadhaar-based ticketing system for senior citizens from April 1

Railway Ministry  Mandates Aadhaar-based ticketing system for senior citizens from April 1. Railway Ministry has come up with a decison to implement Aadhaar-based ticketing system for senior citizens.The programme will be implemented in a two-phased manner.  Phase 1: From January 1 to March 31, 2017, requirement of Aadhaar verification for getting concessional tickets for senior

Haryana Government Announces Ban on Carrying Arms At Wedding Function

Haryana-Government-Announces-Ban-Carrying- Arm-Wedding-Function The Haryana government made an official announcement on December 5, 2016 to ban carrying of arms at wedding functions. The ban was announced after several incidents of celebratory firing were reported, including the death of an orchestra dancer in Bhatinda. The ban was imposed under Section 144 of the Criminal

Haryana CM approves implementation of Rs. 50-crore National Hydrology Project

Haryana- CM- approves -implementation -of  -Rs. -50-crore -National -Hydrology- Project Chief Minister of Haryana Manohar Lal Khattar has given administrative approval for implementation of the Rs 50-crore National Hydrology Project to be set up in the state with 100 per cent assistance from the Centre. The project aimed at improving the extent, quality and accessibility of information about

President Pranab Mukherjee to Inaugurate International Gita Mahotsav in Kurukshetra

President-Pranab-Mukherjee-inaugurate-International-Gita-Mahotsav-Kurukshetra President of India Shri Pranab Mukherjee will inaugurate the first ever International Gita Mahotsav at The Brahma Sarovar in Kurukshetra, Haryana on December 6, 2016.The festival which is scheduled to be held from December 6 to December 10 will focus on spreading the message of Gita to the world community.

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Australia-keen-to- broaden- skill- engagement- with-India India’s target of skilling 400 million people by 2022 was impressive, and mind-blowing by Australian standards, Australian education and training minister Simon Birmingham said. Australia has expressed keen interest in broadening its skill engagement with India and working closely with the country to explore innovative and creative ways to