Daily Archives: October 14, 2017

Keep it local’ approach more effective than government schemes at protecting rainforest

Keep it local' approach

Summary:Conservation initiatives led by local and indigenous groups can be just as effective as schemes led by government, according to new research. In some cases in the Amazon rainforest, grassroots initiatives can be even more effective at protecting this vital ecosystem.

Conservation initiatives led by local and indigenous groups can be just as effective… Read More

9th Day of Paryatan Parv celebrated across Country


While delivering his Inaugural Address on 20th January 2017 at the National Conference of Central and State/UT Ministers and Secretaries of Tourism, Culture and Sports at Kutch the Prime Minister stated that the Government Departments, Ministries work in silo and there is need for greater coordination among them. Paryatan Parv is one such attempt to bring… Read More

MOIL need to contribute Manganese for Defence manufacturing

Dipankar Shome

MOIL must make significant contribution to Make in India by developing technology to meet Manganese requirement of batteries to be used in Electric Vehicles etc., said Steel Minister Shri Birender Singh while chairing mid-year review meeting of MOIL, a PSU under Ministry of Steel. The Minister asked the PSU to plan for building capacities in tungsten mining… Read More

Rural people to get affordable life insurance services | Manoj Sinha

Rural people

The Minister for Communications Shri Manoj Sinha launched the Sampoorna Bima Gram (SBG) Yojana and an initiative for expansion of clientele base of Postal Life Insurance.  Talking to media after launching the schemes here, the Minister said that the vision of the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi to provide banking services through the postal network needs… Read More

Railways Ministry introduces Special Rajdhani Delhi to Mumbai from 16th October

Railways Ministry

To fulfill the long overdue demand of passengers & to provide faster and convenient connectivity to passengers between two metros Delhi and Mumbai, Ministry of Railways is introducing a new Special Rajdhani Express between Delhi & Mumbai from 16th October, 2017. Flexi Fare shall not be applicable in this train.  Indian Railways are already running… Read More

flag-off Mini-Marathon as Part of Clean Air Campaign on 15 Oct

Clean Air Campaign

Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan and Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr Mahesh Sharma, will flag-off a Mini Marathon, as part of the Clean Air campaign, from India Gate on October 15, the birth anniversary of former President, Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam. The campaign is being launched to … Read More

NRDC MoA with Global Business Incubator India for providing innovation promotion services”


NRDC signed Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with Global Business Incubator India Private Limited, an Indian Arm of US based venture company located on Hyderabad for “Providing Innovation Promotion Services”

MOA was signed and exchanged between Shri Srinivas Gogineni, Chairman, Global Business Incubator India Private Limited and Dr. H. Purushotham Chairman… Read More

Selection for the post of Director-Finance | Engineers India Limited


The Public Enterprises Selection Board (PESB) is seeking qualified candidates for the post Director(Finance), Engineers India Limited(EIL), a schedule ‘A’ CPSE,

Last Date of Receipt:  03rd November 2017

More:http://pesb.gov.in/Vacancy/EIL-DIR-FIN-RE.pdf… Read More

Spoonful of Oil | Study suggests that fats and oils help to unlock full nutritional benefits of vegetables

A spoonful of oil

Summary:Some dressing with your greens may help you absorb more nutrients, according to a new study. The research found enhanced absorption of multiple fat-soluble vitamins in addition to beta-carotene and three other carotenoids. The results may ease the guilt of countless dieters who fret about adding dressing to their salads.

The song says a spoonful… Read More

IRDAI gets 5 applications for non-life business


Regulator Irdai has received three applications for non-life business and two from reinsurance companies to start operations in India.Currently, there are 24 companies each in life and non-life insurance spaces. Besides, there are six standalone health insurers and eight reinsurance companies in the country.

However, there is no application pending… Read More

JNPCT selects N4 Terminal Operating System


The Jawaharlal Nehru Port Container Terminal, one of the container terminals directly managed by India’s leading container port-JNPT, is constantly innovating and up-scaling operations to not only meet but exceed global benchmarks with an underlying commitment to provide seamless customer service and ease of doing business. The JNPCT has upgraded itsRead More