Daily Archives: April 21, 2017

Migration from sea-level rise could reshape cities inland

Summary:Researchers estimate that approximately 13.1 million people could be displaced by rising ocean waters, with Atlanta, Houston and Phoenix as top destinations for those forced to relocate.

When Hurricane Katrina struck Louisiana in 2005, cities inland saw an influx of evacuees escaping the storm and its aftermath. Now, a new University of Georgia… Read More

P V Sindhu moves to 3rd position in world ranking

Five Indian shuttlers were upgraded in the latest BWF rankings released today. Rio Olympics silver medallist P.V. Sindhu moved to number 3. Slipping to number five last week, Sindhu earned two spots in the latest ranking on the basis of making the quarterfinals of the recently concluded Singapore Open Super Series. London Olympics bronze medallist Saina … Read More

Lucknow-Agra Expressway project under Adityanath government

Barely four months after it was thrown open to public, former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav’s ambitious Lucknow-Agra Expressway project has come under the scanner of the Yogi Adityanath government.

The expressway is being scrutinised for an alleged scam, involving farm land being passed as land for residential purposes to get higher… Read More

Chopper service to link UP tourist, pilgrim spots

To promote religious tourism in Uttar Pradesh, the Yogi Adityanath government intends to link the places of tourist and pilgrim interest in the state with helicopter service.

This was conveyed by the chief minister during a presentation of Toursim Department when he asked the officials concerned to link major tourist centres including Lucknow, Mathura,… Read More

Navy successfully test-fires Brahmos supersonic missile

Indian Navy successfully test- fired the land-attack version of Brahmos supersonic cruise missile today.
A top navy official said the test-firing yielded desired results.The test-firing of the missile took place in the Bay of Bengal and it was very successful, he said.

IndianBureaucracy.com wishes the very best.… Read More

Goa government to provide fish at subsidised rates

Goa government would soon start providing fish to the people at subsidised rates, Fisheries Minister Vinod Palyekar said.`Goa Fisheries Corporation’ would be set up for this purpose, he said.

Speaking to reporters here after holding a meeting with the officials in this regard, the minister said that `fish curry and rice’ is the staple diet of… Read More

Supermassive black holes found in two tiny galaxies

Summary:Astronomers have found two ultra-compact dwarf galaxies with supermassive black holes, the second and third such galaxies found to harbor the objects. Together, the three examples suggest that black holes lurk at the center of most ultra-compact dwarfs, potentially doubling the number of supermassive black holes known in the universe. The tiny… Read More

Aurangabad-Hyderabad passenger train derails in Bidar, one injured

One person was injured after the engine and four coaches of the Aurangabad-Hyderabad passenger train derailed between Khalgapur and Bhalki stations in Bidar district in the early hours today.

“The engine and four bogies of train number 57550 derailed around 1:45 AM. The injured person has been admitted to a hospital,” police said.

The train … Read More

K Chandrasekhar Rao re-elected as president of TRS

K Chandrasekhar Rao

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao was re-elected as the president of Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS), the party he formed in 2001.

Telangana’s Home Minister and election officer Nayani Narasimha Reddy announced that Rao was unanimously elected as the party president, ahead of the party’s 16th plenary which began here today.

The … Read More

NRDC Inks MOA with CSIR- NGRI for Commercializing IPs & Technology

National Research Development Corporation, an Enterprise of Department of Scientific & Industrial Research, Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India, New Delhi (NRDC) & CSIR- National Geophysical Research Institute (NGRI), Hyderabad  has entered into Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) for marketing the inventions/innovations,… Read More