Daily Archives: April 19, 2017

Salty diet makes you hungry, not thirsty

Summary:We’ve all heard it: eating salty foods makes you thirstier. But what sounds like good nutritional advice turns out to be an old-wives’ tale. In a study carried out during a simulated mission to Mars, an international group of scientists has found exactly the opposite to be true. ‘Cosmonauts’ who ate more salt retained more… Read More

Indian Railways takes various initiatives to facilitate travel

Indian Railways

In an endeavour to provide smooth travel experience to the railway travellers, Indian Railways have taken various initiatives for improved passenger experience. Considering the peak season during summers, Indian Railways is poised to offer convenient travel to the passengers without upsetting their plans. To ensure optimal utilisation of available… Read More

Using Electronics to control Plant Growth

Summary:A drug delivery ion pump constructed from organic electronic components also works in plants. Researchers have used such an ion pump to control the root growth of a small flowering plant, the thale cress (Arabidopsis thaliana).

A drug delivery ion pump constructed from organic electronic components also works in plants. Researchers from the Laboratory… Read More

MoU between NSFDC & Development Commissioner Handlooms

The CMD, National Scheduled Castes Finance and Development Corporation (NSFDC) under Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment and Development Commissioner (Handlooms) under Ministry of Textiles signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in the presence of Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot, Union Minister of Social Justice & Empowerment and Smt. Smriti… Read More

Suresh Prabhu commences various works of Indian Railways

Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhu inaugurated Passenger amenities at Adarsh Station – Salauna and commenced the following works through video conferencing from Rail Bhavan –

1.      Doubling of Hajipur – Bachwara

2.      Doubling of Samastipur- Darbhanga

3.      3rd Line of Patratu (Dhanbad) – Sonnagar… Read More

B N Srivastava promotion to grade of Dy DG-Horticulture, CPWD

ACC has approved the proposal for empanelment of Shri B N Srivastava for promotion to the grade of Deputy Director General (Horticulture) Central Public Works Department (CPWD) for the vacancy year 2016-17 w.e.f.the date of assumption of charge of the post.

IndianBureaucracy.com wishes Shri B N Srivastava the very best.… Read More

NBCC bags Hindustan PSU Award for excellence in innovation

NBCC (India) Ltd. bagged the maiden Hindustan Ratna PSU Awards 2017 for ‘Excellence in Innovation’ category at a glittering awards ceremony held at Hotel Taj Palace, New Delhi on April 12, 2017. The Award was given away by S/Shri Nitin Gadkari, Hon’ble Union Cabinet Minister for Road Transport and Highways and Shipping; Manoj Sinha, Hon’ble Read More

SC & ST students awarded with Dr. Ambedkar National Merit Awards

Meritorious Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes students of Secondary and Senior School examination of year 2016 were awarded with “Dr. Ambedkar National Merit Awards” at a function here today. Ministers of State for Social Justice & Empowerment Shri Krishan Pal Gurjar, Shri Vijay Sampla and Shri Ramdas Athawale presented the Awards to the SC… Read More

Equal Rights for HIV infected people

Savita Verma

Parliament has passed a crucial Bill to ensure equal rights to the people infected with HIV and AIDS in getting treatment and prevent discrimination of any kind. The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome – AIDS (Prevention and Control) Bill, 2017 was passed by the Lok Sabha on 11th April and by the Rajya Sabha on March… Read More

Home Minister to inaugurate 2-day Civil Services Day function

Rajnath Singh

The Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances (DARPG), Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions is organising the Civil Services Day function here on April 20- 21, 2017. The Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh will inaugurate the two-day programme tomorrow. The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development… Read More