Daily Archives: August 17, 2017

Future of search engines

Future of search engines

Summary:New efforts to combine artificial intelligence with crowdsourced annotators and information encoded in domain-specific resources have now been revealed by researchers. The work has the potential to improve general search engines, as well as ones like those for medical knowledge or non-English texts

How do search engines generate lists of relevant… Read More

A Seshagiri Rao appointed CMD | TCIL

A.Seshagiri Rao

Shri A Seshagiri Rao presently Director(Network Planning & Marketing), RailTel has been appointed CMD, TCIL (Telecommunications Consultants India Limited) for a period of five years.

Shri A Seshagiri Rao is an Electronics and Communication Engineer from J.N.T.U., Kakinada (Andhra Pradesh). He started his career in Railways as an IRSSE officer and… Read More

Four Bihar cadre IAS officers sent back to state

IAS

Four IAS officers working with the central government have been sent back to Bihar, their cadre state. The development comes 20 days after a new government, led by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, took over in Bihar with the BJP’s support. Those sent back include senior bureaucrats Shri Sunil Kumar Singh IAS (1983 batch) and Shri Subhas Sharma IAS(1984 batch),… Read More

Why Facebook is so hard to resist

Facebook,

Summary:Why is social media such a hard habit to break? Because it makes us feel good, say investigators. They found even brief exposure to a Facebook-related image (logo, screenshot) can cause a pleasurable response in frequent social media users, which in turn might trigger social media cravings. The combination of pleasant feelings and cravings makes… Read More

Modi meets women crew of Navika Sagar Parikrama

Modi meets women

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today met six women officers of the Indian Navy, who are due to circumnavigate the globe on the sailing vessel, INSV Tarini. During the interaction, the crew explained details of their upcoming voyage to the PM who wished the women crew well. They will begin their voyage later this month from Goa. He said he would keep track of their… Read More

EESL and IOCL, BPCL & HPCL sign MOUs for distribution of Energy Efficient appliances

EESL and IOCL

nergy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), under the Ministry of Power, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) under the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas (MoPNG) for distribution of energy efficient appliances under the flagship Unnat Jeevan by Affordable LEDs and appliances for All (UJALA) scheme.… Read More

Bihar election office launches ERONet

Bihar ERONet

Bihar election department has launched ERONet, a web-based app to facilitate voters.People can get register for voter ID and get details of voter card changed online under this system, Bihar Deputy Chief Electoral Officer Vivekanand Jha said yesterday that the system would also check inaccuracy and duplicity of votes.
He said that people could apply all … Read More

NHAI takes steps to facilitate availability of FASTags for Toll Collection

Toll Collection

In order to facilitate the availability of FASTags for Electronic Toll Collection, NHAI has taken two revolutionary steps in consultation with RBI and NPCI . These include Online sale of FASTags and offline sale through  Common Services Centre (CSC) near toll plazas.

FASTag can also be purchased online from Issuer Banks websites / NHAI website / IHMCL … Read More

PM to interact with young entrepreneurs for making New India

Prime Minister

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact today with country’s young entrepreneurs and startups across sectors on making a New India. He will interact with over 200 young entrepreneurs on six sectors crucial to enable inclusive growth and development. The interaction will focus on building New India by 2022, Digital India, health, education and… Read More

Khadi in vogue Wheels of Charkhas bustling afresh

Neeraj Bajpai

More than a century ago, when Mahatma Gandhi returned to India from South Africa, he had not seen a spinning wheel- Charkha- but during the Swadeshi movement, he meticulously spun the Khadi in the national life style.

Alas! Luster of the fabric faded in mills of time, but, now, the Khadi is in vogue again.

Hauling heavy cart of statistics of Khadi products sales,… Read More

Pharmaceuticals Department to observe Swachhta Pakhwada

Swachhta Pakhwada

Department of Pharmaceuticals under the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, Government of India is observing Swachhata Pakhwada from 16-31st August, 2017.Hon’ble Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has underlined the need for all Ministries and Departments to take up their Swachhata Pakhwada much more seriously and on a substantial scale in order… Read More

Sohail Mahmood takes Charge as Pakistan High Commissioner to India

Sohail Mahmood

Shri Sohail Mahmood assumed his charge as the Pakistan’s High Commissioner to India, after his predecessor Abdul Basit announced retirement before his tenure was scheduled to end. Shri Mahmood, who joined Pakistan’s Foreign Service in 1985, had discharged his responsibilities in Islamabad’s diplomatic mission in Washington, New York, Ankara … Read More