Daily Archives: July 28, 2017

Water and ice explained | Water exists as two different liquids

Odd properties of water

Summary:Scientists have discovered two phases of liquid water with large differences in structure and density. The results are based on experimental studies using X-rays.

We normally consider liquid water as disordered with the molecules rearranging on a short time scale around some average structure. Now, however, scientists at Stockholm University… Read More

Central Road Fund for development and maintenance of National Waterways

National Waterways

Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways and Shipping has conveyed that during its meeting held on 24th May 2017, the Cabinet approved the proposal for earmarking two and one-half percent of Central Road Fund (CRF) for the development and maintenance of National Waterways by reducing the National Highways’ share of CRF cess and for amending the … Read More

National Highways | Government developing wayside amenities

NHAI has identified nearly 183 sites for setting up wayside amenities along national highways. These sites will be developed to provide facilities such as separate parking for cars, buses and trucks, restaurant/food court, low cost dhaba, telephone booth/ATM, fuel station & minor repair shop, rest rooms for short-staay, clean toilets, landscaping,… Read More

The Digital Way to Land Acquisition

e Digital Way to Land Acquisition

Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways and Shipping has informed that the Government proposes to take the digital route to speed up land acquisition. The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has developed a Web Utility/Portal for processing land acquisition notifications and has already conducted workshops in some states, preparatory to … Read More

Funds for National Highway accident relief Service Scheme


Shri Pon. Radhakrishnan  informs that the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways is implementing a National Highway Accident Relief Service Scheme (NHARSS) under which ambulances and cranes are provided to state Governments to take the accident victims to the nearest hospital and to evacuate the damaged vehicles from the road accident site on the NHs.… Read More

Collapse of European ice sheet caused chaos in the past

European ice

Summary:Scientists have reconstructed in detail the collapse of the Eurasian ice sheet at the end of the last ice age. The big melt wreaked havoc across the European continent, driving home the original Brexit 10,000 years ago.

The Eurasian ice sheet was an enormous conveyor of ice that covered most of northern Europe some 23,000 years ago. Its extent was such… Read More

Government taking steps to ease stress on installed Thermal Power Projects

Thermal Power Projects

Shri Piyush Goyal has conveyed that the Government has reviewed the status of 34 stressed Thermal Power Projects, as per the list provided by Department of Financial Services (DFS), with an estimated debt of about Rs. 1.77 lakh crore. The Minister also informed that as per DFS data, the total advances towards electricity generation sector reported by Scheduled… Read More

Attestation of documents by Gazetted Officers


Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions and Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office, Dr. Jitendra Singh has informed that as a part of simplification of procedures, the Central Government had issued advisories to all States / UTs to do away with the requirement of taking affidavits for executive level jobs and for allowing… Read More

Implementation of Bio Fuel Scheme

Bio Fuel Scheme

Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal & New and Renewable Energy and Mines informs that for the development of Bio fuels, a National Policy on Biofuels has been announced in the year 2009. The Government, is implementing the Ethanol Blended Petrol (EBP) Programme under which, Oil Marketing Companies sell ethanol blended petrol with percentage of ethanol… Read More

Abhishek Dayal appointed Spokesperson | CBI

Abhishek Dayal CBI-

Shri Abhishek Dayal IIS (1997)presently Director , Media and Communication as Press Information Bureau ,  has been appointed as Chief Information Officer, CBI  for a period of three years.

Shri Dayal started his career with Doordarshan News as Manager and Editor, news operations.who had handled assignments in the Home Ministry and the CRPF .Dayal… Read More

Anuradha Thakur relived from charge of Social Justice and Empowerment | Himachal Pradesh

Anuradha Thakur IAS

Ms. Anuradha Thakur IAS (Himachal Pradesh 1994) presently Principal Secretary, Social Justice and Empowerment, Irrigation and Public Health, has been relieved from the charge of Social Justice and Empowerment, Department, Himachal Pradesh.

IndianBureaucracy.com wishes Ms. Anuradha Thakur the very best.… Read More