Monthly Archives: November 2017

Quantum computing on the move | Scaling into realm of feasibility

Quantum computing

Summary:New work marks a decisive milestone for bringing the idea for scaling up quantum computers into the realm of feasibility.

A future quantum computer, using “quantum bits” or qubits, might be able to solve problems which are not tractable for classical computers.

Scientists are currently struggling to build devices with more than a few

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Study finds that Mandatory State Policies work best to curb power plant emissions

Mandatory State Policies

Summary:U.S. state policies aimed at mitigating power plant emissions vary widely in effectiveness, finds a new study. The analysis shows that policies with mandatory compliance are associated with the largest reductions in power plant emissions.

U.S. state policies aimed at mitigating power plant emissions vary widely in effectiveness, finds a new … Read More

Government finalising the new national education policy

National education policy

In the wake of protectionism, knowledge sharing and student exchange programmes become critical and gives a new hope for tomorrow. Around five million students move around the globe for education. India was among one of the nations with high outflow of students, the country spends more than $20 billion on students studying abroad and there was a need to make… Read More

Challenge of retaining farmers on the Farm

Pandurang Hegde

The World Food Day (WFD) is celebrated on October 16 to commemorate the founding of Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) in 1945. This is the most celebrated day of the United Nations as over 150 countries across the world organize events to create awareness leading food security and to achieve Zero Hunger Huger by 2030.

This year the theme is ‘Change the… Read More

Selection for the post of Director-Technical | SAIL

Vacancy

The Public Enterprises Selection Board (PESB) is seeking qualified candidates for the post Director(Technical), Steel Authority of India Limited(SAIL).

Last Date of Receipt: on 14th December 2017

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NASA tracking ozone pollution by monitoring key ingredients

NASA tracking ozone

Summary:Ozone pollution near Earth’s surface is one of the main ingredients of summertime smog. It is also not directly measurable from space due to the abundance of ozone higher in the atmosphere, which obscures measurements of surface ozone. New research has devised a way to use satellite measurements of the precursor gases that contribute to ozone… Read More

Higher air pollution in Chinese cities are tied to higher mortality rate

Urban air pollution

Summary:New research examined the burden of air pollution and its association with mortality in Chinese cities.

New research presented today at APHA’s 2017 Annual Meeting and Expo examined the burden of air pollution and its association with mortality in Chinese cities. The study by researchers at Drexel University Dornsife School of Public Health… Read More

Scientists creating images of minute structures

Scientists creating images

Summary:Scientists gain an insight into the fascinating world of atoms and molecules using x-ray microscopes. Ground-breaking research by physicists has paved the way towards new imaging techniques. The team of scientists have successfully developed and tested a method which is considerably more effective than conventional procedures.

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Maharashtra Government indemnifying bankers in infrastructure project funding

of Maharashtra considering indemnifying bankers in infrastructure project funding

With huge infrastructure projects underway in Maharashtra, the state government is looking at restructuring its funding model so that bankers who are willing to fund projects will be covered by the government. This will form part of the agreement that they sign with the developers. This was disclosed by Mr Ashish Kumar Singh, Principal Secretary, PWD, Govt… Read More

The Transformation of Rural India

V SRINIVAS

Rapid agriculture growth and rapid rural employment growth were always the focus of India’s policy makers. Mahatma Gandhi envisaged India as a Nation of self-sufficient autonomous village republics. Land – the summum bonum of rural existence, and agricultural structure was the most important determinant of India’s development. Highly skewed… Read More

Selection for the post of Director-Technical | ECL

Vacancy

The Public Enterprises Selection Board (PESB) is seeking qualified candidates for the post of Director(Technical), Eastern Coalfields Limited(ECL).

Last Date of Receipt: on  07th December 2017.

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Apurva Chandra appointed Additional Secy and DG- Acquisition, Defence

Apurva Chandra IAS

Shri Apurva Chandra IAS (Maharashtra 1988) presently Additional Secretary, Department of Defence Production, has been appointed as  Additional Secretary and Director General (acquisition) in Defence Ministry.
IndianBureaucracy.com wishes Shri Apurva Chandra the very best.… Read More