Daily Archives: October 6, 2017

Nobel Prize for Physics, 2017 | Check the Indian Connection

Nobel Prize for Physics

The 2017 Nobel Prize for Physics has been conferred to three scientists namely Rainer Weiss, Barry C Barish & Kip S Thorne under the LIGO Project for their discovery of gravitational waves, 100 years after Einstein’s General Relativity predicted it. The Nobel Prize for Physics 2017 celebrates the direct detection of Gravitational waves arriving… Read More

TISS and V V Giri National Labour Institute MoU


A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between V.V. Giri National Labour Institute (VVGNLI) and Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Guwahati was signed by Dr. H. Srinivas, Director General of VVGNLI and Dr. D.K. Srivastava, Deputy Director of TISS, Guwahati in the august presence of Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar, the Union Minister of State (IC) for Labour… Read More

Shefali Juneja gets extension as Director | Ministry of Civil Aviation

Shefali Juneja IRS

Dr. Shefali Juneja IRS(IT 1992) presently Director, Ministry of Civil Aviation (International Cooperation) has been given extension of Central deputation tenure for three month beyond the 5 years tenure i.e. for the period from 09.10.2017 to 08.01.2018.

Dr Shefali Juneja is an alumna of Lady Shri Ram College and St Stephens College, Delhi, and is a topper… Read More

EU and India agree on fighting against terrorism

India, EU agree

India and the European Union have agreed on fighting against terrorism together. In his Press Statement, after the 14th India and European Union summit and delegation level talks with President of the European Council Donald Franciszek Tusk and President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker in New Delhi today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi … Read More

HUDCO painting competition on World Habitat Day 2017


Shri Hardeep S Puri, Hon’ble Union Minister (Housing & Urban Affairs) inaugurated the award winning paintings by underprivileged children who had participated in the painting competition organized by HUDCO as part of World Habitat Day 2017 celebrations. The work of art by the children was explained by Dr. M Ravi Kanth, CMD HUDCO.

The paintings were… Read More

IAF Mi-17 chopper crashes in Arunachal Pradesh | 7 killed

IAF Mi-17

Mi-17 V5 chopper of the Indian Air Force today crashed near Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh, killing five IAF crew members and two personnel of Indian Army.

A senior IAF official said the crash took place at around 6 am when the Helicopter was on a maintenance mission. A Court of Inquiry has been ordered to ascertain the cause of the accident. Meanwhile, rescue teams… Read More

Aadhaar now a must for post office deposits, PPF, KVP


The government has made biometric identification Aadhaar mandatory for all post office deposits, PPF, the National Savings Certificate scheme and Kisan Vikas Patra. Existing depositors have been given time till December 31, 2017 to provide the 12-digit unique identification number.

Ministry of Finance has issued four separate Gazette notifications… Read More

Delhi Metro fare hike necessary for its survival | Hardeep Puri

Delhi Metro

Urban Development Minister Hardeep Singh Puri has said the fare hike is necessary for survival of Delhi Metro Rail. Mr Puri asked if the fares are deferred then how the world class Delhi Metro will survive.

The Minister was speaking at World Economic Forum in New Delhi. His remarks came amid opposition from the Delhi Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal over the proposed… Read More

First ASEAN India Music festival to be held at Purana Qila

The first ever ASEAN-India Music Festival will be held at Purana Quila in New Delhi today. The 3 day festival is being organised by External Affairs Ministry in collaboration with Culture Ministry to celebrate the 25th year anniversary of ASEAN-India Dialogue Relations.

The Festival aims to boost cultural influences among the peoples of the ASEAN member … Read More

Dengue awareness programme and distribution of Nilavembu Kashayam in Neyveli Schools.


As per the directions of District Collector and as per the guidelines of NLCIL Management, Health Department of Neyveli Township Administration has intensified the Anti larval and adult Mosquito control activities and Thermo fogging activities in Neyveli Township.  Moreover Nilavembu kashayam Distribution has also been commenced in the Neyveli Township… Read More

GST Council meeting underway in New Delhi

GST Council

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is chairing the Goods and Services Tax, GST, council meeting in New Delhi. GST council is likely to assess the improvements in the GST Network’s functioning. It may also decide on providing some relief to exporters in terms of faster refunds as well as compliance.

With over 33 lakh businesses filing the final GSTR-1 return,… Read More