Daily Archives: July 10, 2017

New clues found leading to common respiratory virus

respiratory virus

Summary:Scientists have solved the structure of a protein that helps a common respiratory virus evade the immune system. The team has identified critical parts of the protein that could be targeted with drugs or vaccines, opening up the possibility of preventing or treating an infection that sickens thousands of babies and elderly people every year.

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India, US, Japan begin Malabar drills

India, US, Japan

The three-nation Malabar Exercise being participated by the navies of India, the US and Japan has been launched this morning in a function on-board the Indian naval vessel INS Jalashwa in Chennai Port. The Exercices will continue till 17th of this month. In a press meet this morning, the Flag Officer Commanding in Chief of India’s Eastern Naval Command… Read More

CBDT mobile app Aaykar Setu for pay taxes and apply PAN

Aaykar Setu

The Income Tax Department launched an app that allows entities track TDS, pay taxes and apply for permanent account number (PAN).It will also help people link their 12-digit biometric identifier Aadhaar with PAN card.

The mobile app ‘Aaykar Setu’, launched by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, literally means taxpayer’s bridge and will… Read More

Railways to promote small entrepreneurs in big way

Railways to manufacture high speed freight locomotives -indianbureaucracy

The Indian Railways has taken a big step to promote micro and small enterprises by reserving 358 items including cleaning apparatus, stationery and leather items exclusively for procurement from the MSE sector.Besides, in a relief to the MSEs, the sector has been exempted from paying tender cost and earnest money deposit for participating in the railway … Read More

S Radha Chauhan gets additional charge as President and CEO | NeGD

S Radha Chauhan IAS

Ms. S Radha Chauhan IAS (UP 1988) presently CEO, GeM SPV has been  given additional charge of the post of President and Chief Executive Officer (JS level) National e-Governance Division (NeGD) for a period of three months.

IndianBureaucracy.com wishes Ms. S Radha Chauhan  the very best.… Read More

3 special trains to run for kanwar pilgrims

kanwar pilgrims

The Railways will run three pairs of special trains from July 15 to 21 to clear the extra- rush of pilgrims during the Kanwar Yatra, which started.Moreover, the route of the Delhi-Shamli and Delhi- Saharanpur passenger train would extend up to Haridwar for the ‘kanwar’ pilgrims, the Northern Railways (NR) said.

“The three special trains… Read More

Supreme Court allows counselling and admissions to IITs

Supreme Court

 The Supreme Court allowed the counselling and admission into Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) across the country on the basis of the results of the IIT-JEE (Advance) 2017 results by vacating its stay on it.The apex court bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra vacated its stay ordered last Friday, but asked the high courts not to interfere in the petitions… Read More

6,000 NGOs could lose licence to receive foreign donations

6,000 NGOs licence

Nearly 6,000 NGOs could lose their licence to receive foreign donations with the home ministry serving them show cause notices for not filing annual income and expenditure records for five consecutive years, an official said today.

The show cause notices were issued on July 8 and the NGOs have time till July 23 to give their reply.In May this year, 18,523 NGOs… Read More

Minority Affairs Ministry completely gone digital

Ministry of Minority Affair

The Minister of State for Minority Affairs (Independent Charge) & Parliamentary Affairs Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said here that the Central Government is moving ahead for “transformation through transparency and efficiency”.

While inaugurating a workshop of Inspecting Authorities of Maulana Azad Education Foundation, Shri Naqvi said that… Read More

HUDCO and MoHUA signed MoU

HUDCO

The Memorandum of Understanding for the year 2017-18 was signed between Housing and Urban Development Corporation Limited (HUDCO) and Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs  (MoHUA) with Shri Durga Shankar Mishra, Secretary (MoHUA) and Dr. M. Ravi Kanth, Chairman and Managing Director (HUDCO) on 10thJuly, 2017 in the presence of senior officials of… Read More

Air India stops non-veg meals for economy class passengers

Air India

National carrier Air India has decided to stop serving non-vegetarian meals to economy class passengers on domestic flights in order to cut costs.”Air India has taken a conscious decision not to have non-vegetarian meal in economy class on its domestic flights to reduce wastage and costs as well as in order to improve catering service,” the airline… Read More

Exercise Malabar Commences in Bay of Bengal

Exercise Malabar

Naval co-operation between India, US and Japan epitomises the strong and resilient relationship between the three democracies. The MALABAR series of exercises, initiated in 1992 between the Indian and US Navies, have steadily grown in scope, complexity and participation into a multifaceted exercise with the participation of Japanese Maritime Self Defense… Read More