Daily Archives: April 10, 2017

New role for immune cells in preventing Diabetes & Hypertension

Immune cells which are reduced in number by obesity could be a new target to treat diseases such as type 2 diabetes and hypertension that affect overweight people, according to a collaborative study between The University of Manchester, Lund University and the University of Salford.

In a study published in the journal Scientific Reports, the researchers

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Indian Navy Ships respond to Piracy Attack on Foreign Merchant Vessel

A distress call was received from a foreign merchant vessel MV OS 35 (Tuvalu registered vessel), which was attacked and boarded by pirates in the Gulf of Aden late night on 08 April. Indian Navy ships Mumbai, Tarkash, Trishul and Aditya proceeding on deployment to the Mediterranean and passing through the Gulf of Aden, responded to the call and rapidly closed… Read More

Ajit Kumar Srivastava appointed CBDT Member


Shri Ajit Kumar Srivastava IRS (IT 1980) has been appointed as Member, Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT).

IndianBureaucracy.com wishes Shri Ajit Kumar Srivastava the very best.… Read More

Saab Gripen fighter completes test flights with 100% biofuel

A Saab Gripen fighter has for the first time undergone a series of test flights with 100% biofuel. This demonstrates that the aircraft can be flown entirely with an alternative fuel and gives valuable knowledge for future possible use of alternative fuel.

The tested fuel—Catalytic Hydrothermal Conversion Jet fuel (CHCJ-5)—was made from rapeseed oil.… Read More

Shabri Bhattasali appointed CBDT Member

Ms. Shabri Bhattasali IRS (IT 1981) has been appointed as Member, Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) .

IndianBureaucracy.com wishes Ms. Shabri Bhattasali  the very best.

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Government infused Capital Investments in Banks

The Government infused a sum of Rs. 25000 crore in 19 PSBs during financial year 2015-16 and Rs. 24997.182 crore into 16 PSBs during the FY 2016-17.The capital is calculated/ provided keeping in view overall macroeconomic scenario, credit estimation, basel requirement and Reserve Bank of India recommendations if any. The Bank-wise details of capital infused… Read More

For a modest personality trait, intellectual humility packs a punch

“Intellectual humility” has been something of a wallflower among personality traits, receiving far less scholarly attention than such brash qualities as egotism or hostility. Yet this little-studied characteristic may influence people’s decision-making abilities in politics, health and other arenas, says new research from Duke… Read More

New Development Bank from BRICS

New Development Bank (NDB) is the first Multi-lateral Development Bank established by developing countries and emerging economies – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) – in accordance with the agreement on New Development Bank signed on 15th July, 2014 in Fortaleza, Brazil. The NDB members represent 42 percent of world population,… Read More

Rajnath Singh reviews A&N Islands projects at Port Blair

The Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh, who is on a three day visit to the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, laid the foundation stone for the Solar Power Plants of 17 MW capacity (Manglutan) and 8MW (Chidiyatapu), at Guptapara Village in South Andaman District.

Later, at Car Nicobar, the Home Minister visited the Mus Church and laid wreath at the Memorial of Late… Read More

Mukta Dutta Tomar appointed Ambassador to Germany

Ms. Mukta Dutta Tomar  IFS (1984), presently Additional Secretary in the Ministry of External Affairs has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the Federal Republic of Germany. She is expected to take up the assignment shortly.

IndianBureaucracy.com wishes Ms. Mukta Dutta Tomar the very best.… Read More

Boeing Energy Conservation Program Lauded by EPA

Boeing will be recognised by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with a 2017 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award for the company’s continued leadership in protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency. Boeing will receive the award April 26 in Washington, D.C. This is the seventh consecutive… Read More