Daily Archives: April 1, 2017

Fat cells step in to help liver during fasting

Summary:How do mammals keep two biologically crucial metabolites in balance during times when they are feeding, sleeping, and fasting? The answer may require rewriting some textbooks, say investigators.

How do mammals keep two biologically crucial metabolites in balance during times when they are feeding, sleeping, and fasting? The answer may require… Read More

R K Bahuguna takes charge as SCOPE Vice-Chairman

In an Indian Bureaucracy PSU news update, Shri R K Bahuguna presently CMD, RAILTEL Corporation has taken charge as Vice-Chairman, SCOPE Executive Board  presence of representatives from PSEs and Contestants.

Shri Bahuguna is a qualified Electronics and Communication Engineer from I.I.T. Roorkee. His Indian bureaucracy career started in Railways… Read More

Ved Prakash takes charge as SCOPE Chairman

Shri Ved Prakash presently Chairman & Managing Director, MMTC Limited  has taken charge as Chairman, Standing Conference of Public Enterprises ( SCOPE).

Shri Ved Prakash is also member of various professional bodies. Besides, he is Chairman, MTPL, Singapore, Chairman of Free Trade Warehousing Private Ltd. (a JV of MMTC and IL & FS), Director,… Read More

Government approves Grants-in-aid 25 Cr to 12 AERC & 3 AERU

In an Indian government news update, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved to extend the grants-in-aid support to the existing network of 12 Agro-Economic Research Centres (AERCs) and three Agro-Economic Research Units (AERUs) for one more year that is up to 2017-18.

An amount of Rs.25 crore… Read More

New drugs being developed under the AYUSH

AYUSH

In an Indian government news update, Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences (CCRAS) has developed anti-diabetic drug AYUSH-82 and AYUSH-SG for Rheumetoid Arthritis. Central Council for Research in Homoeopathy (CCRH) has developed 9 drugs out of which 2 are of vegetable origin, 5 are from different strains of Dengue virus and two are of chemical… Read More

Government approves transfer of land of HMT Watches Limited

In an Indian government news update, the Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for the following proposals of Department of Heavy Industry:

  1. Transfer of HMT Watches Ltd, land at Bangalore and Tumkur measuring 208.35 acres, to Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) on payment of Rs. 1194.21 crore and applicable
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BEL achieves turnover of Rs 8,800 Cr , growth of 17% over last year

BEL

In an Indian Bureaucracy PSU news update, Navratna Defence PSU Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL)  has ended the year 2016-17 by registering a whopping top line figure of around Rs. 8,800 crores (provisional), a growth of about 17% over the last year turnover of 7,522 crores.

Bharat Electronics Limited flagship projects executed during the year include … Read More

India & Serbia Sign of new Air Services agreement

In an Indian Bureaucracy international news, the Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for updating of the existing Air Services Agreement (ASA) between India and Serbia which was signed on 31st January, 2003. The update is as per latest International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) template keeping … Read More

MoU between Forum of Regulators & NARUC

In an Indian government news update,, the Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Forum of Regulators (FOR) and the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) in the area of large-scale Grid Integration of Renewable Energy.

The… Read More

Eruptions on the sun trigger surprising phenomenon near Earth

Summary:Eruptions on the Sun’s surface not only send bursts of energetic particles into the Earth’s atmosphere causing disturbances in our planet’s magnetic field, they can also strangely decrease the number of free electrons over large areas in the polar region of the ionosphere, new research concludes.

New research from DTU and partners… Read More

Explosion in Tata Steel Plant, No casualties reported

According to reports, no casualties have been reported so far. Meanwhile the concerned authorities are monitoring the situation.

The reason of the explosion has also not been identified yet. Earlier in November 2015, at least 16 contract based labourers were injured in an explosion in Tata Steel Plant. The explosion had occurred in the Coke Plant of Tata Steel… Read More

Cabinet approves revised Air Services agreement with Malaysia

In an Indian government news update, the Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the revised Air Services Agreement (ASA) with Malaysia.

The revised text of ASA was initialed in 2011. However, due to some diversion on Article 13 i.e. related to remittance of earning, the Agreement could not be signed. During the meeting held… Read More