Daily Archives: August 19, 2017
The government has approved enhanced pay scales for medical officers and specialists in the Army. “Govt approves enhanced pay scales for OIC (Officer In- charge Polyclinics), medical officers and dental officers to Rs 75,000 and all specialists to Rs 87,000 for the first year and Rs 1 lakh for the second in ECHS (Ex-servicemen Contributory Health Scheme)… Read More
Summary:Scientists exploring the brain for answers to certain sleep disorders may have been looking in the wrong place, suggests new research.
Scientists exploring the brain for answers to certain sleep disorders may have been looking in the wrong place.
A new study shows that a protein in the muscle can lessen the effects of sleep loss in mice, a surprising… Read More
The Reserve Bank will soon introduce new fluorescent blue Rs 50 banknotes bearing the motif of ‘Hampi with Chariot’ that depicts India’s cultural heritage.RBI said it will shortly issue these Rs 50 denomination banknotes in the Mahatma Gandhi (new) series.
“The new denomination has motif of Hampi with Chariot on the reverse, depicting… Read More
Prime Minister Narendra Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate and lay foundation stone for Rs 15,000-crore National Highway projects in Rajasthan on August 29.
“The prime minister is scheduled to visit Udaipur on August 29… The PM will inaugurate and do bhoomi poojan for NH projects worth Rs 15,000 crore in Rajasthan… He will dedicate… Read More
Uttar Pradesh government today sought Army’s help for relief and rescue operations in the worst- hit districts of the state facing flood fury including Gorakhpur and Siddharthnagar. Officials in Lucknow said , the current spell of flood has claimed 36 lives, especially in eastern parts of the state pounded by incessant rains.
22 of the 75 districts… Read More
To create awareness about Beekeeping and uses of its products including Honey, Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India Limited (TRIFED) is celebrating World Honey Bee Day (WHBD) on 19.08.2017 in the Country and on 18.08.2017 at all its Regional Offices and 43 Retails Outlets spread in the country. In Delhi, this would be celebrated … Read More
Various news reports/articles have appeared in the media regarding inconsistency in the estimates of the number of taxpayers added after demonetization. It has been commented that the following different figures have been given at different forums by different authorities:
(i) The Prime Minister mentioned in his Independence Day speech that additional… Read More
Summary:People have more leniency for politicians’ lies when they bolster a shared belief that a specific political stance is morally right, new research demonstrates.
Why do political figures appear to be able to get away with mild truth bending and sometimes even outrageous lies?
A new study, from researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago… Read More
The Government has simplified the process for companies to set up an Inland Container Depot/ Container Freight Station (CFS)/Air Freight Station (AFS). The improved procedure is aimed at ensuring a speedier and more transparent approval process. Towards this objective, companies can now make their application online and view its progress/update on-line,… Read More
A two day Chief Electoral Officers’ Conference of all States and Union Territories commenced in New Delhi . It was inaugurated by Shri. A.K. Joti, Chief Election Commissioner of India and Shri. O.P. Rawat, Election Commissioner of India.
Addressing the Chief Electoral Officers of the States and Union Territories, Shri. A.K. Joti, Chief Election Commissioner… Read More
Little over two decades after the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) began the first television service of the world in 1936, Television was introduced in India on September 15, 1959 in Delhi. It was with the help of UNESCO that it all started. Initially programmes were broadcast twice a week for an hour a day on themes like community health, traffic, … Read More