African Savannas extensive tree loss | Blame it on human-started fires, not elephants

African savannas-

Summary:Elephants are often blamed for extensive loss of woody vegetation in Northern Botswana, but study results suggest that this may not be the case.

A new study by Virginia Tech researchers tracks land cover changes in the Chobe district of Northern Botswana and provides information that will allow governments and nonprofit organizations to improve… Read More

Online Examination Web Portal of Indian Air Force Inaugurated

Subhash Ramrao Bhamre

Today morning Raksha Rajya Mantri Shri Subhash Bhamre inaugurated the online examination web portal of Indian Air Force at Air HQ (VB). Speaking on the occasion he congratulated the IAF for contributing towards the vision of ‘Digital India’ of the Prime Minister. He also congratulated IAF for developing the online examination system in collaboration… Read More

J P Nadda launches new initiatives on Universal Health Coverage Day 2017

J P Nadda

We are committed to advancing the agenda of Universal Health Coverage in the country, and have rolled out various initiatives to meet this aim. This was stated by Shri J P Nadda, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare at a function to observe Universal Health Coverage Day, 2017, here today. Shri S.P. Shukla, MoS (Finance), was also present at the function.… Read More

Ravi Shankar Prasad launches first NIC CERT

National Informatics Centre,

Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad, Hon’ble Minister of Law & Justice and Electronics & Information Technology inaugurated the “NIC-CERT”, a setup of National Informatics Centre, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology on 11thDecember 2017.

During the inauguration, Hon’ble Minister said that as part of its Digital India initiatives,… Read More

Air India launches service between Chandigarh, Bangkok

Air Service from Bihar Cities

Chandigarh got air connectivity with Bangkok , with Air India launching a direct flight to the famous south-east Asian tourist destination from here.The flight of the national carrier, which will be operating thrice a week – Monday, Wednesday and Friday – took off from here at about 1350 hrs carrying over 120 passengers.

The maiden flight from… Read More

K Jeeva Sagar appointed Ambassador to Kuwait

K Jeeva Sagar IFS

Shri K Jeeva Sagar IFS (1991), presently Joint Secretary, Ministry of External Affairs has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the State of Kuwait. He is expected to take up his assignment shortly.

IndianBureaucracy.com wishes Shri K Jeeva Sagar the very best.… Read More

J P Prakash gets addl charge as Secretary | Chemicals & Petrochemicals

Jai Priye Prakash IAS

Shri Jai Priye Prakash IAS (Assam-Meghalaya 1982) presently Secretary, Department of Pharmaceuticals, Government of India, has been given additional charge of Secretary, Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals .

IndianBureaucracy.com wishes Shri Jai Priye Prakash the very best.… Read More

Manoj Kumar Singh appointed PS to R K Singh

Manoj Kumar Singh IAS

Shri Manoj Kumar Singh IAS (Bihar 2009) presently posted as Collector & DM, Jehanabad District Government of Bihar has been appointed as Private Secretary to Minister of State Power and New&Renewable Energy, Shri R.K Singh).

IndianBureaucracy.com wishes Shri Manoj Kumar Singh the very best.… Read More

P K Pujari appointed CERC Chairman

P K Pujarim IAS

Shri Pradeep Kumar Pujari former IAS (Gujarat 1981) presently Secretary , Ministry of Power has been appointed as Chairman of Central Electricity Regulatory Commission(CERC) Ministry of Power, Government of India.

IndianBureaucracy.com wishes Shri Pradeep Kumar Pujari the very best.… Read More

HAL facilities of National Importance, Cannot be Allowed to be Idle

HAL

Dr. Subhash Bhamre, Raksha Rajya Mantri (Minister of State for Defence) assured HAL that work load for Nashik will continue to flow even after Su-MKI manufacturing and production activities conclude in next few years. “HAL has the world class facilities and given the successful integration of BraMos on Su-30 MKI,  40 more aircraft will undergo such integration.… Read More

Dhirendra Khadgata gets additional Charge as Secretary | Haryana Board of School Education

Dhirendra Khadgata IAS

Shri Dhirendra Khadgata IAS (Haryana 2012) presently ADC cum CEO , Jind and Secretary, RTA Jind has been given additional Charge as Secretary, Haryana Board of School Education, Bhiwani vice Shri Anil Nager HCS..

IndianBureaucracy.com wishes Shri Dhirendra Khadgata the very best.… Read More

Believe in Gods | Religious belief is not linked to intuition or rational thinking

Religious belief

Summary:Religious beliefs are not linked to intuition or rational thinking, according to a new study. Previous studies have suggested people who hold strong religious beliefs are more intuitive and less analytical, and when they think more analytically their religious beliefs decrease. But new research suggests that is not the case, and that people are… Read More