X-rays capture unprecedented images of photosynthesis in action


Summary:An international team of scientists is providing new insight into the process by which plants use light to split water and create oxygen. In experiments, ultrafast X-ray lasers were able to capture atomic-scale images of a protein complex found in plants, algae, and cyanobacteria at room temperature.

Never mind the story of Moses parting the Red … Read More

Status of check dams in the Country


Central Ground Water Board (CGWB) has prepared a conceptual document entitled “Master Plan for Artificial Recharge to Ground Water in India” during 2013, which envisages construction of different types of artificial recharge structures including Check Dams in the Country. The Master Plan envisages construction of 1.11 crore structures including… Read More

Home & Health Ministers address 44th Convocation of AIIMS


“In addition to the world-class tertiary healthcare, the government is also focused on improving the quality of care through tertiary, primary and secondary healthcare systems.” This was stated by Shri Rajnath Singh, Hon’ble Union Home Minister during his address at the 44th Convocation of AIIMS, New Delhi, here today. He further said that in view… Read More

Rights based Empowerment-International Day for Persons with Disabilities


According to the Census 2011, there are 2.68 crores (2.21%) persons with disabilities in India, though according to some estimates, the actual number may be as high as five per cent of our population. However, there has been a paradigm shift in the approach towards the persons with disabilities (PWDs) during last some years. The government’s focus now is … Read More

Pending and ongoing irrigation projects


The Central Government has received requests from various States/UTs for grant of approval pertaining to various projects. The Ministry has received 148 project proposals of Major/Medium Irrigation (MMI) projects and Extension, Renovation and Modernization (ERM) projects for grant of techno economic clearance during the current plan period out of … Read More

PM salutes Divyangs on International Day of Persons with Disabilities


Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, on the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, has saluted the determination of our Divyangs and has conveyed his best wishes to them.

“On International Day of Persons with Disabilities, I salute determination of our Divyang sisters and brothers and convey my best wishes to them.

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Dharmendra Pradhan launches digital awareness campaign


Minister of State (I/C) for Petroleum & Natural Gas Sh. Dharmendra Pradhan today launched the Customer Awareness Campaigns for digital transactions at Auto Care Centre, a flagship HPCL Retail Outlet at Niti Marg, New Delhi and also at BPCL Outlet at Moti Bagh, New Delhi.

The Customer Awareness Campaign focuses at spreading digital awareness and facilitating… Read More

Rakesh Asthana given additional charge as Director- CBI


Shri Rakesh Asthana IPS (Gujarat 1984) has been given additional charge of the post of Director, Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), vice Shri Anil Kumar Sinha, IPS(Bihar 1979).

IndianBureaucracy.com wishes Rakesh Asthana the very best.… Read More

Cleaning of Yamuna River


Discharge of sewage and industrial effluents and over-exploitation of fresh water from the river are the main reasons of deterioration of Yamuna river water quality.  Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) monitors the water of river Yamuna at various locations from Yamunotri to Allahabad.

Conservation of rivers is an ongoing and collective effort of… Read More

Swachhability run at Noida


A ‘Swachh-Ability Run 2016’ being organized in seven cities, over seven days culminated with the last 10 Km run at Pathways School, Noida, today, to commemorate the ‘International Day of Persons with Disabilities (PwD)’.  ‘Veer Naris’ (War Widows), were invited as guest of honour to flag off the run in each city and Smt Meena Nayyar, … Read More

A k Jain takes charge as National President- Bharat Scouts & Guides


Newly elected Dr. Anil Kumar Jain here took Oath of the office of National President of The Bharat Scouts and Guides. The Minister of State (I/C) for Youth Affairs and Sports Shri Vijay Goel and several other dignitaries were present on the occasion.

IndianBureaucracy.com wishe Dr. Anil Kumar Jain the very best.… Read More

Sports at School level


The Minister Of State (I/C) for Youth Affairs and Sports Shri Vijay Goel said in the Lok Sabha that a scheme called “Khelo India – National Programme for Development of Sports” is being implemented by this Ministry as a Central Sector Scheme from the current financial year 2016-17.

In a written reply he said, the Scheme, inter-alia, provides for holding… Read More