Daily Archives: April 2, 2017

Children who play outside more likely to protect nature as adults

nature

Protecting the environment can be as easy as telling your kids to go outdoors and play, according to a new UBC study. Research by Catherine Broom, assist. prof. in the Faculty of Education at UBC Okanagan, shows that 87 per cent of study respondents who played outside as children expressed a continued love of nature as young adults. Of that group, 84 per cent said… Read More

Amendments in Mega Power Policy 2009 for Provisional Mega Power projects

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the time period for the provisional Mega projects (25 projects), for furnishing the final Mega certificates to the Tax authorities be extended to 120 months instead of 60 months from the date of import. Developers would be required to keep their Fixed Deposit… Read More

Central Assistance for Tamil Nadu released

The Central Government released an amount of Rs 2014.45 crore as Central Assistance for Tamil Nadu yesterday. The Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh had chaired a High Level Committee meeting for the above assistance to Tamil Nadu, on March 23, 2017.

The above assistance to Tamil Nadu includes Rs 1748.28 crore for drought (Kharif), Rs 264.11 crore for cyclonic… Read More

NLCIL Creates new records !

NLCIL has registered an all time high record in the history of the organization in respect of Overburden excavation, lignite excavation, power generation.

NLC India Limited, a “Navratna” Public Sector Enterprise, under the administrative control of Ministry of Coal (MoC), Govt. of India, has witnessed a sustained growth since its inception in 1956.… Read More

Support people with Asthma to manage their illness, its not easy

Asthma

Summary:Every person with asthma should have access to a personal action plan to help them control their condition, researchers say. Helping people with asthma take control of their own illness reduces symptoms, improves quality of life, reduces emergency use of health services and even prevents deaths, research has shown.

People with asthma should be … Read More

RPF organized its investiture Parade -2017

The Railway Protection Force (RPF) organized its Investiture Parade – 2017 on 01.04.2017 at 6th Bn. RPSF, Dayabasti, New Delhi.  The Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu was the Chief Guest.  On this occasion Chairman, Railway Board Shri A.K.Mital, Member Staff Railway Board, other Board Members, senior Police officers of Central Police… Read More

Akshay Kumar empties toilet pit with Minister DWS in MP

Union Minister, Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, Shri Narendra Singh Tomar, and eminent film personality, Shri Akshay Kumar, undertook a toilet pit emptying exercise in Reghwan village, in Khargone district of Madhya Pradesh. The Minister and Shri Kumar personally led a team of senior officers of State and Central government, to a household in… Read More

UK & France launch next-generation strike missile project with MBDA

United Kingdom and France have signed an agreement to launch a joint concept phase of the Future Cruise / Anti-Ship Weapon (FC/ASW) programme with MBDA. The agreement was signed by Laurent Collet-Billon, head of France’s Defence Procurement Agency (DGA -Direction générale de l’armement), and Harriet Baldwin, UK Minister of Defence Procurement.… Read More

All India Institute of Ayurveda established at cost of 157 cr

All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA), Sarita Vihar, New Delhi has been established as an Autonomous Body under the aegis of Ministry of AYUSH at a cost of Rs. 157.00 crore. AIIA is a 200 bedded referral hospital and shall impart PG & Ph.D degree courses in Ayurveda. 1st Batch of P.G. course has been started in 2016. Institute has started OPD & IPD facility… Read More

Boost to Indigenous Urea Production

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for amendment in Para 5 of New Urea Policy (NUP) – 2015 relating to the production beyond Re-Assessed Capacity (RAC) and inclusion of Para 8 in NUP – 2015.

The said amendment will protect the production beyond RAC by the urea units and… Read More

Link between Vitamin D treatment & Autism prevention

Summary:Giving vitamin D supplements to mice during pregnancy prevents autism traits in their offspring, researchers have discovered. The discovery provides further evidence of the crucial role vitamin D plays in brain development.

Giving vitamin D supplements to mice during pregnancy prevents autism traits in their offspring, University of Queensland… Read More

India doesn’t require F-16s when it has the LCA Tejas

PM Narendra Modi’s visit to the US to meet President Donald J Trump is now on the front burner, with an emphasis on ‘deliverables’. If Delhi is keen on easing the H1B visa regime for Indian techies, Washington is eager that Modi sign up for the fourth generation F-16, a deal seen as ‘open sesame’ for endless future transactions on military hardware,… Read More