Daily Archives: April 3, 2017
Most older Americans drink alcohol. Given that this segment of the population is projected to almost double by 2050, reaching 112 million, in the future, there will likely be many more older drinkers in the United States than currently. Importantly, older individuals are more sensitive to alcohol’s effects than their younger counterparts, and are… Read More
The Union Minister for Human Resource Development, Shri Prakash Javadekar addressing at the release of the “INDIA RANKING 2017”, in New Delhi on April 03, 2017. The Minister of State for Human Resource Development, Dr. Mahendra Nath Pandey, the Secretary, Department of Higher Education, Shri Kewal Kumar Sharma and other dignitaries are also seen.… Read More
NBCC Services Limited (NSL) – a wholly owned subsidiary of NBCC (India) Limited, under its CSR initiative, distributed aids and assistive devices such as Motorized Tricycle, Smart Cane, Hearing Aid etc. to 15 Beneficiaries identified by Artificial Limbs Manufacturing Corporation of India (ALIMCO). The aids distribution ceremony held recently… Read More
Ms. Aruna Sethi ICoAS (1985) has been elevated to the position of Chief Adviser (Cost) in the Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure w.e.f. 1st April, 2017. She is the first lady ICoAS officer who has reached this position. Earlier, she headed ICoAS from 1st February, 2016 , being the senior most Indian Cost Accounts Service (ICoAS) officer.… Read More
Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot, Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment inaugurated a “National Conference on Autism” organized by The National Trust for the welfare of Persons with Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Mental Retardation and Multiple Disabilities under Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment here today. Ministers of State for Social Justice… Read More
In a new paper published in National Science Review, a team of scientists from the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology, the Shandong Tianyu Museum of Nature, and the Nanjing Institute of Geology and Paleontology (all in China) described the most exceptionally preserved fossil bird discovered to date.
The new specimen from the rich… Read More
Shri Rajiv Kumar Chander IFS(1983) presently Consul General, Consulate General of India, Vancouver, has been appointed as Ambassador and Permanent Representative of India to the United Nations Offices in Geneva. He is expected to take up his assignment shortly.
Shri Chander earlier served as Deputy Permanent Representative in the Geneva office from 2006… Read More
Slow Wi-Fi is a source of irritation that nearly everyone experiences. Wireless devices in the home consume ever more data, and it’s only growing, and congesting the Wi-Fi network. Researchers at Eindhoven University of Technology have come up with a surprising solution: a wireless network based on harmless infrared rays. The capacity is not only … Read More
Shri Rajeev Sharma, CMD, PFC presented a token of remittance for Rs 56.43 crore towards “Swachh Bharat Kosh” to Shri Ashok Lavasa, Finance Secretary & Secretary (Expenditure) Ministry of Finance, GoI and the Chairperson of the Swachh Bharat Kosh (SBK). The amount of Rs 56.43 crore also includes contributions by PFC Subsidiaries i.e. PFC Consulting… Read More
Rio Olympics silver medallist P V Sindhu produced a superlative performance to beat reigning Olympic champion Carolina Marin of Spain 21-19, 21-16 to lift her maiden India Open Super Series title. In front of a cheering home crowd at the Sirifort Sports Complex, the third seeded Indian dominated the match from the start. Sindhu had last defeated Marin in the… Read More