Daily Archives: October 11, 2017

Creating hypersonic speed planes

Step toward

Summary:A recent study could lead to a drastic decrease in flight times. The study is one of the first steps toward the creation of planes able to move at hypersonic speeds, five to 10 times the speed of sound.

An average flight from Miami to Seattle takes about six hours and 40 minutes, but imagine being able to reduce that time to 50 minutes or less. A recent study… Read More

D K Gayen appointed Member-Staff | Railway Board

D K Gayen IRSME-

Shri D K Gayen IRSME (1979) presently General Manager, East Central Railway has been appointed as Member(Staff), Railway Board. Shri Gayen was earlier working as Chief Mechanical Engineer of South Eastern Railway at Kolkata.

IndianBureaucracy.com wishes Shri D K Gayen the very best.… Read More

Anupam Kher appointed FTII Chairman

Anupam Kher

Shri Anupam Kher former chairman of the Central Board of Film Certification and the National School of Drama, has been appointed Chairman, Film and Television Institute of India replaces Gajendra Chauhan whose tenure ended on March 3 this year.

Shri Anupam Kher, a recipient of the Padma Shri in 2004 and Padma Bhushan in 2016, is best known for his roles in… Read More

V M Kwatra concurrently accredited Ambassador to Monaco

Vinay Mohan Kwatra IFS

Shri Vinay Mohan Kwatra IFS (1988),presently Ambassador of India to France has been concurrently accredited as the next Ambassador of India to the Principality of Monaco, with residence in Paris.He is expected to take up the assignment shortly.

IndianBureaucracy.com wishes Shri Vinay Mohan Kwatra the very best.… Read More

GST rate structure for Petroleum and Oil Sector

GST Collection

To reduce the cascading of taxes arising on account of non-inclusion of petrol, diesel, ATF, natural gas and crude oil in GST and to incentivise investments in the E&P (exploration and production) sector and downstream sector, the GST Council in its 22nd meeting held on 6thOctober, 2017 has made the following recommendations for GST rate structure for… Read More

Global study on children | More trees, less disease

Global kids study

Summary:A study of 300,000 children in 35 nations says children whose watersheds have greater tree cover are less likely to experience diarrheal disease, the second leading cause of death for kids under the age of five. The study is the first to quantify the connection between watershed quality and individual health outcomes of children at the global scale.… Read More

Vayoshreshtha Samman’ 2017 to BHEL for promoting well-being and welfare of senior citizens

Vayoshreshtha Samman

The Hon’ble President of India, Sh. Ram Nath Kovind presented the ‘Vayoshreshtha Samman’ 2017 to Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), in recognition of the outstanding service for promoting the well-being and welfare of senior citizens. The prestigious national award for ‘Best Public Sector Undertaking in Promoting The… Read More

Home Minister inaugurates 1st BIMSTEC Disaster Management Exercise

Home minister

The Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh inaugurated the four-day first Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation Disaster Management Exercise (BIMSTEC DMEx-2017) here today. The Exercise is being conducted by the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) as the lead agency from October 10-13, 2017 in Delhi and the… Read More

Petroleum Minister wishes the best to Team India for WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017

Petroleum Minister

In a move to motivate the competitors representing India at the world stage, Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas & Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Shri Dharmendra Pradhan extended his best wishes to the vibrant team from India which will represent the country at the WorldSkills International Abu Dhabi 2017, scheduled from 14thRead More

ITDC celebrates flagship Paryatan Parv


India Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC) the public sector undertaking under the aegis of Ministry of Tourism, govt of India is participating in the new initiative ‘Paryatan Parv’ announced by Ministry of Tourism under the leadership of Shri Alphons Kannanthanam, Minister of State (Independent charge) for Tourism.

Through the adoption of this… Read More

MoU between NLCIL and Annamalai University


The emission of Green house gases is a big threat to atmosphere, which is aiding the global warming. NLC India is deploying many equipments operating with Diesel engines in mines. The usage of diesel engines emits exhaust gases like Carbon Monoxide (CO), Hydro Carbon (HC), Oxides of Nitrogen (NOx) . There is increase in air pollution due to the  increase in… Read More