Daily Archives: July 7, 2017

Climate change damages US economy and increases inequality

Climate change

Summary:Unmitigated climate change will make the United States poorer and more unequal, according to a new study. The poorest third of counties could sustain economic damages costing as much as 20 percent of their income if warming proceeds unabated.

Unmitigated climate change will make the United States poorer and more unequal, according to a new study … Read More

JIGYASA Student Scientist connect programme launched

JIGYASA

Jigyasa, a student- scientist connect programme was officially launched in the national capital today. Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), has joined hands with Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) to implement this programme. The focus is on connecting school students and scientists so as to extend student’s classroom learning with… Read More

P V Sindhu bags Sportsperson of the Year award

P V Sindhu

Rio Olympics silver medallist P V Sindhu was bestowed with the Sportsperson of the Year award during the ‘Maruti Suzuki Sportsperson of the Year’ Charity Gala Awards last night.The awards have been initiated by Sports Illustrated India Magazine and were given to various sportspersons for their achievements.

Sindhu’s coach P Gopichand… Read More

Foundation laid for first Maize based Mega Food Park in Punjab

Maize Based Mega Food Park

Shri Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Union Minister of Food Processing Industry laid the foundation stone for First Maize based Mega Food Park in Kapurthala, Punjab. Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti, Minister of State for Food Processing was also present on the occasion.

Speaking on the occasion Shri Harsimrat Kaur Badal said that Maize is an amazing cereal and is an alternate… Read More

NBCC organises walkathon at GPRA Complex

NBCC

NBCC in association with RWA – New Moti Bagh Complex recently arranged a Walkathon for the General Health Awareness of the Residents of New Moti Bagh Complex. More than 350 residents comprising Senior Most Central Govt Officers like Secretaries, Addl. Secretaries, Joint Secretaries and equivalent rank officers of other cadres IPS/IRS participated in… Read More

IMD issues 5 Days Weather Warning

Weather Warning

07JULY(Day1):♦ Heavy to very heavy rain very likely at isolated places over Assam & Meghalaya; heavy at isolated places over Uttarakhand, East Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Sub­ Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim, Odisha, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura.

08JULY(Day2):♦Heavy  to very heavy rain very likely… Read More

Industrial farming disrupts burn to regrowth cycle in grasslands

industrial farming

Summary:The world’s open grasslands and the beneficial fires that sustain them have shrunk rapidly over the past two decades, due to a massive increase in agriculture, according to a new study.

The world’s open grasslands and the beneficial fires that sustain them have shrunk rapidly over the past two decades, thanks to a massive increase in … Read More

7th Central Pay Commission on Allowances published wef 1st July

7th Central Pay Commission

Resolution conveying the Central Government’s decision on recommendations of the 7th Central Pay Commission (CPC) on Allowances has been published in Gazette of India yesterday i.e.6th July, 2017.Based on the Report of Committee on Allowances (CoA) and the recommendation of E-CoS, the Cabinet had earlier approved the modifications in 34 Allowances… Read More

NLCIL organizes series of workshops on GST

NLC

NLCIL management is organizing various awareness programmes on   Goods and Services Tax (GST) system to enlighten the stakeholders, Traders and contractors.Towards this step, on 29.6.2017 Dr. Sarat Kumar Acharya, CMD NLCIL inaugurated GST Central Invoicing System of the company in which Shri Rakesh Kumar, Director (Finance) and other Functional … Read More

Railways Ministry recruitment process through digital technology

Railway recruitment proces

Ministry of Railways reformed its recruitment process through induction of digital technology in a big way. This has brought transparency & efficiency. Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs) have conducted the world’s largest computer based test for about 92 lakh candidates. This examination was conducted in 351 cities across India, including remote… Read More

6 Judges appointed Additional Judges, Punjab & Haryana High Court

Punjab and Haryana High Court

In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (1) of article 224 of the Constitution of India, the President is pleased to appoint (1) Shri  Arvind Singh Sangwan, (2)Shri  Rajbir Sehrawat (3)Shri  Anil Kshetarpal, (4) Shri Avneesh Jhingan, (5) Shri Mahabir Singh Sindhu, (6) Shri Sudhir Mittal, to be Additional Judges of the Punjab and Haryana … Read More

9 Judges appointed as Additional Judges, Allahabad High Court

Allahabad High Court

President Pranab Mukherjee approved the appointment of In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (1) of article 224 of the Constitution of India, the President is pleased to appoint S/Shri (1) Shri Akhi1esh Chandra Sharma, (2) Shri Krishna Singh, (3) Shri Rajiv Lochan Mehrotra, (4)Shri  Mahboob Ali, (5) Shri Rang Nath Pandey, (6) Shri Aniruddha… Read More