Daily Archives: April 7, 2017
In the first randomized, double-blinded trial of an online behavioral intervention for high blood pressure, participants in web-based lifestyle counseling reduced their systolic blood pressure (the higher number in a blood-pressure reading) by 10 mmHg, compared with a 6 mmHg reduction for those taking part in a web-based control intervention, a statistically… Read More
The Central Board for Workers’ Education (CBWE) is providing financial assistance for bringing awareness among the workers of organised and unorganised sector in the country.
The impact of the Programmes implemented by CBWE is assessed regularly in the meetings of Governing Body/ Regional Advisory Committee of CBWE, which is represented by Members … Read More
The Ministry of Power has achieved another milestone in village electrification where out of 18,452 unelectrified villages, over 13,000 villages have been electrified under Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojna (DDUGJY). All the remaining 4,481 un-electrified villages are targeted to be electrified by 1st May, 2018. The latest data on village electrification… Read More
Government of India is implementing the Dam Rehabilitation and Improvement Project (DRIP) with the financial assistance of the World Bank for the repair and rehabilitation of about 225 dam projects across the seven states of India, namely Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Jharkhand (DVC) and Uttrakhand (UJVNL). The Project with estimated… Read More
Kathmandu: In a historic moment, the 11-member ONGC Everest Expedition Team has embarked on to scale the Mount Everest from Namchi Bazar, Nepal. This is first time that a corporate has taken a Mission to send a team to mount the highest peak of the Earth.
Earlier, Hon’ble Minister of State (I/C), Petroleum & Natural Gas, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan flagged… Read More
The Government has proposed for installation of 113 Real Time Water Quality Monitoring Stations (RTWQMS) along the main stem of river Ganga and its major tributaries (Yamuna, Ramganga, Kali River). At present, 36 such RTWQMS stations has been installed along the stretch of river Ganga in the first phase. In addition, a network of eight RTWQMS constructed … Read More
Air India will operate a non-stop flight from Delhi to Washington from July 7, 2017, to connect the capitals of India and the USA. This will be the only direct flight connecting Delhi with Washington with a B777-200LR aircraft. Washington will be Air India’s fifth non-stop destination in USA after New York (JFK), Newark (EWR), Chicago (ORD) and San Francisco… Read More
Boeing has selected a site in Plano, Texas, for the headquarters of its new Global Services business unit, which will be operational in July.
Boeing Global Services headquarters will be located in the Legacy West mixed- use development in West Plano. Global Services President and CEO Stan Deal, several of his leadership team members and some support staff … Read More
The government has notified River Ganga (Rejuvenation, Protection and Management) Authorities Order, 2016. Under the order, the government has constituted National Council for Rejuvenation, Protection and Management of River Ganga (referred to as National Ganga Council), under the provisions of the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986. As per para … Read More