Daily Archives: April 7, 2017

Lifestyle intervention leads to 10-point drop in Systolic BP

blood pressure

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

CBWE Financial Assistance for Creating Awareness

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

Maninder Singh Juneja appointed MD & CEO- NBHC

National Bulk Handling Corporation (NBHC), India’s leading provider of integrated commodity and collateral management services of agri-commodities today announced the appointment of Mr. Maninder Singh Juneja as the Managing Director and CEO. Mr. Juneja joined True North (Erstwhile India Value Fund Associates) in December 2016 as the Managing Director… Read More

SAIL CMD sets the ball rolling for higher sales in FY18

Shri P.K. Singh, Chairman, Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL), reviewed the strategic sales initiatives charted out by the company’s Marketing team for the current financial year, at a meeting held at SAIL’s Marketing headquarters here. The meeting was also attended by SAIL Director (Commercial) Ms. Soma Mondal, Director (Technical) Shri Raman and… Read More

Power Ministry achieves milestone, 13000 villages electrified

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

Restoration of Water Bodies with assistance from WB

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

ONGC Everest Expedition 2017 flagged off


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.ONGC Everest Expedition 2017 -IndianBureaucracy

Earlier, Hon’ble Minister of State (I/C), Petroleum & Natural Gas, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan flagged… Read More

Real Time Water Quality Monitoring Stations for Ganges

Ganga River

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 to operate non-stop flight from Delhi to Washington

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

TRAI orders JIO to withdraw Summer Surprise plan

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India, TRAI, has ordered Reliance Jio Infocomm to withdraw its Summer Surprise plan. Following an advisory from the TRAI, the telecom company said it would withdraw its complimentary offer through which it had extended its free offerings for three months for consumers subscribing to Jio Prime.

In a statement, the mobile operator… Read More