Daily Archives: July 8, 2017

Childhood obesity a major link to hip diseases

Childhood obesity

Summary:A strong link between childhood obesity and hip diseases in childhood has been revealed by a new research study. New research from the University, published in the Archives of Disease in Childhood journal, shows a strong link between childhood obesity and hip diseases in childhood.

Significant hip deformities affect around 1 in 500 children.

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Experts urge action to cut Child Deaths from deadly lung virus

Experts urge action

Summary:Vaccines to combat a virus that can lead to fatal lung infections are urgently needed to help prevent child deaths worldwide, research suggests. Experts report that more than 115,000 children under five are dying each year from complications associated with the infection, called Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV). Around three million are admitted… Read More

Booklet highlighting efforts by Department of Defence Production released

Defence Minister

Defence Minister Shri Arun Jaitley released a booklet here highlighting efforts made by Department of Defence Production in the last three years in pursuance of self-reliance in defence sector. It is a compilation of the achievements of the Department of Defence Production in the field of indigenous production of weapon systems/platforms and policy initiatives… Read More

Kalpana Saxena appointed commandant of 49th PAC battalion

kalpana saxena ips

 Ms. Kalpana Saxena IPS (1990) presently Superintendent of Police (Regional Intelligence) of Meerut has been appointed as  commandant of 49th battalion of Provincial Armed Constabulary(PAC) in Gautam Buddhanagar.

IndianBureaucracy.com wishes  Ms. Kalpana Saxena  the very best.… Read More

Satyarth Anirudh Pankaj appointed SSP Gorakhpur

Satyarth Anirudh Pankaj IPS

Shri Satyarth Anirudh Pankaj IPS(UP 2010) has been appointed  as the senior superintendent of police (SSP) of Gorakhpur district.Home department spokesman here said that Pankaj was sent to Gorakhpur, cancelling the earlier transfer order of Special Task Force SSP Amit Pathak to the post.

IndianBureaucracy.com wishes Shri Satyarth Anirudh Pankaj… Read More

Aadhaar linked issues to be decided by Constitution Bench

Aadhaar

The Supreme Court today said all the issues arising out of Aadhaar should finally be decided by a larger bench and the Chief Justice of India would take a call on the need for setting up a constitution bench comprising seven or nine judges.

“My opinion is that once a matter has been referred to a constitution bench, then all the issues arising out of it should… Read More

National Security Guard organises 1st International Aviation Security Seminar

NSG

The Minister of State for Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (I/C) Shri Rajiv Pratap Rudy attended the second day of the first International Aviation Security Seminar in Manesar. National Security Guard (NSG) has organised the seminar, with the aim of bringing all major stakeholders under one roof and facilitate them sharing views/opinion, discussions,… Read More

21st India and Myanmar National Level Meeting

21st India and Myanmar

21st India-Myanmar National Level Meeting took place at Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar on July 5-6, 2017. Indian delegation was led by Shri Rajiv Gauba, Home Secretary designate, while Myanmar delegation was led by Maj Gen Aung Soe, Deputy Minister of Home Affairs, Myanmar.

During the meeting, security, cooperation in prevention of drug trafficking, boundary matters,… Read More

122 countries adopt the Global Treaty banning nuclear weapons

banning nuclear

A global treaty banning nuclear weapons was adopted at the United Nations despite opposition from the United States, Britain, France and other nuclear powers that boycotted negotiations.The treaty was adopted by a vote of 122 in favour with one country the Netherlands voting against while Singapore abstained.

Costa Rica’s ambassador, Elayne Whyte… Read More

Companies told to print expiry date, net quantity on labels of food in big size

Print expiry date,

Government has made it mandatory for manufacturing companies to print details like expiry date and net quantity on labels on all pre-packaged food in a bigger font size. Consumer Affairs Ministry has said, these changes have been effected through an amendment to the Legal Metrology (Packaged commodities) Rules, 2011.

Talking to reporters in New Delhi yesterday,… Read More

Asian Athletics Championships | India bags 4 gold medals on Day 2

PU Chitra

In the Asian Athletics Championships, Indian runners set ablaze the tracks of Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar by grabbing all four Gold medals on offer on a rain-soaked second day of events. Muhammad Anas and Nirmala Sheoran won a Gold medal each in the 400 metres races, while Silver medals also went to India through Rajiv Arokia and Jisna Mathew. PU Chitra … Read More

GST Rates Finder app to verify accurate tax rate launched

GST Rates

Centre has launched an app – GST Rates Finder to verify the accurate tax rate on commodity and services under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley launched the app in New Delhi which will empower not only the taxpayers, but every citizen of the nation, to ascertain the correct GST rate on goods and services.

Through this… Read More