Monthly Archives: October 2017

Less fear with better Sleep

Insufficient sleep

Summary:Higher quality sleep patterns are associated with reduced activity in brain regions involved in fear learning, according to a study of young adults. The results suggest that baseline sleep quality may be a useful predictor of susceptibility to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Higher quality sleep patterns are associated with reduced activity… Read More

December to see ISRO launch 30 satellites at one go

Dr  Praveen Nair

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said today it will launch 30 satellites in a single mission on board its Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) in December. The mission, whose main payload would be Cartosat-2 series earth observation satellite, will be the first PSLV mission after the unsuccessful launch of navigation satellite IRNSS-1H… Read More

Vice Admiral Karambir Singh takes over as Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, ENC

Vice Admiral Karambir Singh takes over as Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, ENC

Vice Admiral Karambir Singh, AVSM took over as the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Naval Command (ENC) from Vice Admiral HCS Bisht, PVSM, AVSM, ADC at a Ceremonial Parade held at the Naval Base here today, 31 October 2017. Vice Admiral Karambir Singh inspected the Ceremonial Guard and reviewed platoons of naval personnel drawn from various ships… Read More

Safer and more powerful lithium-ion batteries coming

Safer and more powerful

Summary:Researchers are working to improve conductivity and safety in the batteries, which are used to power many electronic devices around the world, including laptops, artificial hearts and cell phones.

Virginia Commonwealth University researchers are working to improve conductivity and safety in lithium-ion batteries, which are used to power many… Read More

Observance of vigilance awareness week 2017 in AAI

AAI

Inaugural Function and Integrity Pledge taking Ceremony was organized on 30th October, 2017 on observance of Vigilance Awareness Week – 2017 at Airports Authority of India, Corporate Headquarters, Rajiv Gandhi Bhawan, Safdarjung Airport, New Delhi.

Pledge taking ceremony was presided over by Sh. S. Suresh, Member (Finance), officiating Chairman,… Read More

Nation observes Rashtriya Ekta Diwas on birth anniversary of Sardar Patel

Rashtriya Ekta Diwas on birth anniversary of Sardar Patel

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel has played a great role in unifying the whole country and did not allow the country to divide into princely states. Mr Modi was speaking at a function at the Major Dhyanchand National Stadium in New Delhi to mark Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s birth anniversary. The Prime Minister said, the history… Read More

Government extends last date for filing of GSTR-2 to 30 Nov

GSTR-2

Government has extended the last date of filing of GSTR-2 for July to 30th of next month to facilitate businesses and all taxpayers. Earlier, the last date was till today. GSTR-2 or purchase returns have to be matched with GSTR-1 which is the sales return.

The Finance Ministry has also extended the date of filing of GSTR-3 for July to 11th December.

Earlier, … Read More

Supreme Court defers hearing on Article 35-A by 3 months

Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has adjourned the hearing of a plea challenging Article 35A of the Constitution by three months. The article empowers the Jammu and Kashmir legislature to define its ‘permanent residents’ and bestow on them special rights and privileges.

The court’s order came after it was told by the Centre that the government has appointed… Read More

Government sets up Arun Jaitley led panel on PSU bank mergers

Arun Jaitley

The government has constituted a ministerial panel headed by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to oversee merger proposals of state-owned banks. The other members of the panel include Railway and Coal Minister Piyush Goyal and Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.

In a tweet, Financial Services Secretary Rajiv Kumar said that the government is working on… Read More

Vikram Singh appointed PS to President of India

Ram Nath Kovind

Shri Vikram Singh IRTS (1997) has been appointed as Private Secretary to President of India (Shri Ram Nath Kovind ) at the level of Director for a period of two years.

IndianBureaucracy.com wishes Shri Vikram Singh the very best.… Read More

P C Meena appointed PS to C R Chaudhary

Phool Chand Meena IAS

Shri Phool Chand Meena IAS(Haryana 2004) has been appointed as Private Secretary to the Minister of State for Commerce & Industry (Shri C R Chaudhary) in addition to his duties as Private Secretary to the Shri C R Chaudhary on  co-terminus basis with.

IndianBureaucracy.com wishes Shri Phool Chand Meena the very best.… Read More

S K Sinha appointed Secretary- Security | Cabinet Secretariat

S K Sinha IPS

Shri S K Sinha IPS (Bihar 1983) presently special Director has been appointed as Secretary(Security), Cabinet Secretariat vice Shri A R Kini IPS (Bihar 1981).

IndianBureaucracy.com wishes Shri S K Sinha the very best.… Read More