Daily Archives: July 9, 2017
Summary:In the battle of the batteries, lithium-ion technology is the reigning champion, powering that cellphone in your pocket as well as an increasing number of electric vehicles on the road. But a novel manganese and sodium-ion-based material might become a contender, offering a potentially lower-cost, more ecofriendly option to fuel next-generation… Read More
Union Minister Harsh Vardhan said scientific research should reach the public and asked scientists to solve the basic issues like water and sanitation confronting the common people.Launching the National Carbonaceous Aerosols Programme Project (NCAP) on Carbonaceous aerosol emissions, source apportionment and climate impacts (NCAP-COALESCE project)… Read More
Financial institutions should not resort to coercive action for recovery of loans from farmers in case of crop failure and the government should intervene in such cases, the Supreme Court said.The apex court said the government’s approach should be preventive rather than compensatory and it should “travel the last mile” to reach out … Read More
Union Ministry of Food Processing organised a roadshow here ahead of a global food fair to be held in November this year to provide a platform to Indian farmers and manufacturers to showcase their products and explore partnerships with foreign companies.
The three-day ‘World Food India 2017’ will be organised in November by the Food Processing… Read More
The Minister of State for Minority Affairs (Independent Charge) & Parliamentary Affairs Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said here that besides providing various job-oriented skill development courses, Gharib Nawaz Skill Development Centres of Ministry of Minority Affairs will also offer certificate course in Goods and Services Tax accounting/programming… Read More
Union Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas Shri Dharmendra Pradhan has said that India needs clean and cheap energy for creating employment through Industrial development. He was speaking at the inaugural function of two days Bio energy Urja Utsav organised by Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas in Pune.
Mr Pradhan said that we have achieved… Read More
Centre has proposed to introduce a scheme to open residential schools for scheduled caste girls in educationally backward districts. The Union Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Thawar Chand Gehlot was speaking at a regional conference of social welfare ministers from Punjab, Haryana, Jammu and Kashmir, Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh, and officials… Read More
Summary:More than half of elderly patients (age 65 and older) who visited an emergency department because of injuries sustained in a fall suffered adverse events — including additional falls, hospitalization and death — within 6 months. The results of a study examining how risk factors predict recurrent falls and adverse events were published… Read More
Air India said it plans to expand its base in the US by adding Los Angeles and Houston as new destinations, a day after launching the state-carrier’s first direct flight from Delhi to Washington DC.”We are looking at connecting two more cities – Los Angeles and either Houston or Dallas,” Air India Chairman and MD Ashwani Lohani said… Read More
Union Minister of State (I/C) for Youth Affairs & Sports Shri Vijay Goel here flagged off the 6th Slum Yuva Daud with Minister of state of Civil Aviation shri Jayant Sinha, Shri Parvesh Verma, MP, Cricketer Ishant Sharma and several other dignitaries. Today’s Daud started from Hari Nagar Bus Depot and ended at DDA Staff Club Janakpuri with participation… Read More
The Union Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley launched a mobile app “GST Rates Finder” in his chamber in the national capital yesterday which is now available on android platform and will soon be available on iOS platform as well. This Mobile app helps users to find rates of GST for various goods and services. It can be downloaded on any smart phone and… Read More