Daily Archives: October 1, 2017

Study sets new distance record for medical drone transport

medical drone transport

Summary:Researchers have set a new delivery distance record for medical drones, successfully transporting human blood samples across 161 miles of Arizona desert. Throughout the three-hour flight, they report, the on-board payload system maintained temperature control, ensuring the samples were viable for laboratory analysis after landing.

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Apollo Hospitals launches healthy heart programme

Apollo Hospitals

Health care provider Apollo Hospitals today announced the “Healthy Heart programme” coinciding with the observance of World Heart Day.The programme is a heart disease prevention and reversal programme, which is based on global clinical research with proven results, a press release said.

It would be spearheaded by an expert team of cardiologists… Read More

Uttar Pradesh needs to impart quality education to produce future

UP needs to impart quality education to produce future

Terming Uttar Pradesh a powerhouse of talent, Governor Ram Naik has said that more focus should be given on imparting quality education so that more leaders emerge from the state. Addressing a function here, he said Uttar Pradesh is the only state that has given the country eight prime ministers.

“However, to help ensure that a larger pool of future leaders… Read More

Home Minister asks IAS officers to keep arrogance at bay

Rajnath in Mussoorie

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh cautioned IAS officers against being arrogant irrespective of the highs they might achieve in their careers.Shri Singh was addressing senior IAS officers during their mid-career training programme at Mussoorie’s Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration, on the second day of his four-day visit to… Read More

Running group helps half its graduates quit smoking

Running group

Summary:Half the people who completed a 10-week community running program aimed at helping them quit smoking were successful in their attempt. Many others reduced their smoking, and saw their mental health improve.

Joining a running group can help you quit smoking. That’s the conclusion of a new UBC study that found that half the people who completed… Read More

Ram temple will built before 2019 | Siddharth Nath Singh

Siddharth Nath Singh

Uttar Pradesh Minister Siddharth Nath Singh said he was confident the Supreme Court would rule in favour of construction of a Ram temple in Ayodhya which should come up before 2019.The UP health minister claimed members of the Muslim community also want a Ram temple.

“There in no question about a Ram temple being there already. Now, we want to build a grand… Read More

Deadline for selling pre-GST goods extended to 31 December

Deadline for selling pre-GST

The government has extended the deadline for sale of pre-GST goods with stickers of revised rates by three months to December 31, Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said .The decision came after several companies and retailers body CAIT highlighted that they are still left with huge unsold stocks of pre-GST goods and need more time to clear that.

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R K Mishra takes charge DG | SSB

R K Mishra IPS

Shri Rajni Kant Mishra IPS  (Uttar Pradesh 1984) takes charge as Director General, Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) succeeding Smt. Archana Ramasundaram . He is a Post Graduate in Science. He has served in different capacities in the state of Uttar Pradesh.
Shri Mishra joined CBI in the year 2002 and worked there as DIG & IG till 2009. He joined Border Security … Read More

Reducing food waste top priority for India | Harsimrat Kaur Badal

Harsimrat Kaur Badal

India has made it a huge priority to reduce its massive food waste, Union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal has told American industry leaders seeking their investment and technology in this regard.

India, one of the world’s largest producers of food, is also the largest producer of milk and second largest producer of fruits and vegetables. This huge raw… Read More

Gift of Life by Naval Officer | Sub Lieutenant Atul Kumar Pawar

Sub Lieutenant Atul Kumar Pawar,

Sub Lieutenant Atul Kumar Pawar, an under trainee officer of INS Dronacharya, who was declared clinically dead on 28 September 2017 at Aster Medicity hospital joins the list of an increasing number of souls who continue to live on by donating their organs to the critically ill. The deceased officers’ heart, liver and two kidneys have been harvested for organ… Read More

Nirmala Sitharaman to visit Siachen base camp

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, who is on a two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir, will  visit the Ladakh region where she will take stock of the situation along the Line of Actual Control (LAC). The defence minister will also visit Siachen base camp. she visited the forward areas in the Valley. She was briefed about the robust counter-infiltration posture… Read More

Government keeps interest rates unchanged on small savings schemes

interest rates

Government has kept the interest rates unchanged on small savings schemes like PPF, Kisan Vikas Patra and Sukanya Samriddhi for October-December quarter.In a notification, Finance Ministry said, the rates of interest on various small savings scheme for the third quarter of the current financial year starting from 1st of next month will remain unchanged.… Read More