India successfully test-fires Agni-II ballistic missile

Agni-II ballistic missile-I

India’s surface-to-surface Agni-II ballistic missile, with a strike range of 2 thousand kilometres was today test-fired successfully from the Abdul Kalam Island, off Orissa coast at 0838 hrs. As part of user trial, the Strategic Forces Command with logistics support from Defence Research Development Organisation (DRDO) carried out the test.

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UP Government signs 900 MoUs before Investors summit

UP Investor Summit 2018

Uttar Pradesh government has signed 900 Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) with different industrial groups for investment in the state ahead of a two day UP investment summit beginning in Lucknow tomorrow. The amount of investment involved in 900 MoUs is likely to be known after the summit. The sectors for which MoUs have been signed are agriculture, food… Read More

BEL to set up13.5-crore sewage treatment plant to restore Doddabommasandra Lake


Navratna Defence PSU Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) is setting up a 10 MLD (million litres per day) Sewage Treatment Plant to rejuvenate the Doddabommasandra Lake at a cost of Rs. 13.5 crores. BEL has taken up this initiative — a first-of-its-kind — as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility activities, in collaboration with the Karnataka Lake Conservation… Read More

NTPC pays Interim Dividend of 2,251.01 Cr for FY 2017-18

NTPC pays Interim Dividend

For the financial year 2017-18, NTPC Ltd. has paid an interim dividend of Rs. 2,251.01 crore, being 27.30% of the paid-up equity share capital of the Company. The RTGS advice for the transfer of Rs. 1,401.81 crore to Government of India, being the share of Government of India in the interim dividend, was presented by Shri Gurdeep Singh, CMD, NTPC, to Shri R.K.Singh,… Read More

Rajesh Kakkar takes charge as Director- Offshore | ONGC

Rajesh Kakkar ONGC

Shri Rajesh Kakkar has taken over charge of Director (Offshore) of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) . As Director (Offshore), he will look after oil and gas production from ONGC’s offshore fields that contribute 70% and 78% of ONGC’s domestic crude oil and gas production respectively.

Shri Rajesh Kakkar has more than three and a half decades of experience… Read More

Viruses -YES – Viruses- and lots of them are falling from the sky

falling from the sky

Summary:An astonishing number of viruses are circulating around the Earth’s atmosphere — and falling from it — according to new research. The study marks the first time scientists have quantified the viruses being swept up from the Earth’s surface into the free troposphere, beyond Earth’s weather systems but below the … Read More

Murali Ramaswami appointed ED | Vijaya Bank

Murali Ramaswami appointed ED

Shri Murali Ramaswami presently GM, Vijaya Bank has been appointed Executive Director (ED), Vijaya Bank foe a period up to 31.12.2020.Shri  Ramaswami has been the Chief Financial Officer of Vijaya Bank Ltd. since January 25, 2016 and serves as its General Manager and served as its Deputy General Manager. wishes Shri Murali Ramaswami… Read More

Debashish Mukherjee appointed ED | Canara bank

Canara bank

Shri Debashish Mukherjee presently General Manager, United Bank Of India has been appointed Executive Director (ED), Canara bank foe a period of 3 years. wishes Shri Debashish Mukherjee the very best.… Read More

J P Nadda addresses Global Digital Health Partnership Summit at Australia

J P Nadda

Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has great potential towards improvement of delivery of healthcare services. India is committed to reforms in health service delivery using ICTunder Digital India Program of Government of India.” This was stated by Shri J P Nadda, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare during his address at Global … Read More

India and UK upgrade joint research on clean water & clean energy

India and UK

UK-India research projects on ‘Water Quality Research’ and ‘Energy Demand Reduction in Built Environment’were launched today by Dr V K Saraswat, Member, National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog, Professor Ashutosh Sharma, Secretary, Department of Science and Technology (DST) India and Daniel Shah, Director, Research… Read More

World Environment Day 2018

World Environment Day 2018

Terming plastic a serious menace, Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan has emphasised that the Ministry itself must take the lead in discouraging the use of plastic.  “It is the beginning of the end of plastic menace,” Dr Vardhan declared.  Speaking at an event to mark the announcement of India as Global Host … Read More

India – the centre of digital innovation across all sectors | PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi  said, India is the hot-spot of digital innovation across all sectors. Inaugurating the World Congress on Information Technology at Hyderabad through video-conferencing from Mysuru, Mr Modi said, India not only possesses a growing number of innovative entrepreneurs, but it also has a growing market for tech innovation.… Read More