Daily Archives: July 27, 2017

Predicting future outcomes in the Natural World

natural world

Summary:When pesticides and intentional fires fail to eradicate an invasive plant species, declaring biological war may be the best option, say researchers.

When pesticides and intentional fires fail to eradicate an invasive plant species, declaring biological war may be the best option.

Melaleuca, an invasive, woody tree native to Australia, was introduced

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Staff Hiring in Government Service

Government

Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions and Minister of State for Prime Minister’s Office has informed that the vacant posts in Government Ministries/Departments are required to be filled as per the Recruitment Rules for the post. Information related to recruitment of staff by Government of India is not centrally maintained.… Read More

Indian Railways award 1.30 Cr to Indian women cricketers

Indian Railways

Union minister Suresh Prabhu today announced a cash reward of Rs 1.30 crore for 10 members of the Indian women’s cricket, who are employed with the Indian Railways. Prabhu also announced out of turn promotions for all members of the team and elevation for captain Mithali Raj and batswoman Harmanpreet Kaur to gazetted officer rank.

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P V Sindhu appointed as Deputy Collector | AP Government

P V Sindhu

Rio Olympics silver medallist Ms. P V Sindhu has been appointed as Deputy Collector, a Group-1 service post, in the Andhra Pradesh government.Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu personally handed over the Government Order to Sindhu in the Secretariat here, appointing her to the post.Expressing happiness over this, Sindhu said her first priority would continue… Read More

Mithali Raj promoted as OSD Sports | Hyderabad, South Central Railway

Mithali Raj-

Indian women’s cricket team Captain Ms. Mithali Raj presently Chief Office Superintendent (Chief OS) in South Central Railway(SCR)  has been promoted as Officer on Special Duty (Sports) in Hyderabad-headquartered South Central Railway.

The letter from Railway Board to SCR conveyed that the Approval of the Ministry of Railways is communicated… Read More

Disable friendly Indian Railway Stations

Minister of State for Railways Shri Rajen Gohain has conveyed that the Indian Railways has advertised its plan to redevelop ‘A-1’ and ‘A’ category stations on ‘as is where is’ basis, by inviting proposals from developers with their designs and business ideas. The facilities proposed in a redeveloped station include congestion free non-conflicting… Read More

133 officers given premature retirement | Jitendra Singh

Government

More than 130 officers have been given premature retirement in the past over two years, Union Minister Jitendra Singh said service records of 11,828 Group ‘A’ and 19,714 Group ‘B’ officers have been reviewed so far.

With a view to identify officials who may not be fit to be retained in the government service, instructions have been… Read More

Encouraging Scientists to take up Research Work

Shri Y.S. Chowdary has informed that the Government has taken several measures to encourage young scientists to undertake research work. The schemes / programmes are designed to identify promising young researchers with innovative ideas and provide them with training and research opportunities in niche areas of basic science and engineering. Some of … Read More

NECL signs annual MoU with NBCC

NECL signs MoU

NBCC (India) Limited and NBCC Engineering & Consultancy Limited (NECL), a wholly owned Subsidiary of NBCC, have recently signed MoU for the FY 2017-18. As per the MoU, signed between Dr. Anoop Kumar Mittal, CMD, NBCC and Shri S D Sharna, CEO, NECL, the targets for NECL under various parameters for the FY have been set.

The event was graced by S/Shri S. K. Pal,… Read More

Integrated Security System at 202 Railways Stations

indianrailways

Based on the report of a High Level Committee and in consultation with the Zonal Railways, 202 stations have been identified as sensitive for the purpose of installation of an Integrated Security System (ISS) to strengthen surveillance mechanism at these stations. ISS comprises of Close Circuit Television (CCTV) Cameras, Access Control, Personal and Baggage… Read More

DoPT guideline violations

DoPT

Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions and Minister of State for Prime Minister’s Office Dr. Jitendra Singh  has conveyed that the Central Secretariat Manual of Office Procedure (CSMOP) lays down broad procedures for process management in the Central Secretariat. The CSMOP does not contain any provision for initiating disciplinary… Read More