Daily Archives: November 1, 2017

Underwater acoustic gravity waves helping scientists locate ocean impacts


Summary:A new method to locate the precise time and location that objects fall into our oceans has now been developed.

Scientists have developed a new method to locate the precise time and location that objects fall into our oceans.The method, developed by researchers from Cardiff University, uses underwater microphones, also known as hydrophones, to listen… Read More

NRDC | Incubation Centre for Start-ups


National Research Development Corporation (NRDC) is an Enterprise of Dept. of Scientific & Industrial Research, Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India is dedicated towards its primary objective to promote, develop and commercialise the technologies / know-how / inventions / patents / processes emanating from various national… Read More

Neelamani N Raju appointed DG & IGP | Karnataka

Neelamani N Raju

Ms Neelamani N Raju IPS (Karnataka 1983) has been appointed  as Director General and Inspector General of Police (DG and IGP) Vice Shri Rupak Kumar Dutta, who retires on 31 October. Ms. Neelamani Raju hails from Roorkee in Uttarakhand.A native of Uttar Pradesh, Neelamani served in Karnataka for 10 years before going on deputation to the Intelligence Bureau… Read More

Gentle dying or suicide | Practice should be regulated

Gentle dying

Summary:When terminally ill patients wish to hasten death by fasting, should physicians assist them to do so? An ethicist argues that voluntary stopping of eating and drinking is often equivalent to assisted suicide, and that the practice should be regulated.

When terminally ill patients wish to hasten death by fasting, should physicians assist them to … Read More

Celebration of Rashtriya Ekta Diwas in SJVN

Rashtriya Ekta Diwas

RashtriyaEktaDiwas (National Unity Day), to pay tribute to SardarVallabhbhai Patel (as this happens to be his birthday) is celebrated across offices and projects of SJVN today.  Known as Iron Man of India Sardar Patel was instrumental in keeping India united.  The celebration was marked by organizing various programmes in SJVN.

At its Corporate Office… Read More

Celebration of Vigilance Awareness Week in SJVN

Celebration of Vigilance Awareness Week

SJVN is observing Vigilance Awareness Week from 30th October to 04th November, 2017. The Vigilance Awareness Week is being celebrated every year and coincides with the birthday of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, known to be a man of high integrity. He is also remembered as Iron Man of India.

In its Corporate Office at Shimla Shri A.S.Bindra, Director (Finance) administered… Read More

M C Tiwari appointed as PS to MoS for Finance

Mahesh Chandra Tiwari

Shri Mahesh Chandra Tiwari presently Director in the Rajya Sabha Secretariat has been appointed as Private Secretary to the Minister of State for Finance (Shri Shiv Pratap Shukla) at the Level of Director in the Department of Revenue for a period of five years.

IndianBureaucracy.com wishes Shri Mahesh Chandra Tiwari  the very best.… Read More

Goa hosts inaugural India-US Ocean Dialogue

India-US Ocean

Goa is hosting the inaugural India-US Ocean Dialogue beginning today. The US state department has said, the dialogue, aimed at promoting sustainable development of the Blue Economy, is being hosted by the Indian Ministry of External Affairs at the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research-National Institute of Oceanography (CSIR-NIO) in Goa.

Acting… Read More

West Bengal government released fund of 308.10 crore for farmers

West Bengal farmer

West Bengal government released a fund of 308.10 crore rupees for farmers affected by the recent floods in the state. State Agriculture Minister Ashish Banerjee said distribution of cheques to the farmers would be initiated from November 15 in first phase.

He said that farmers in 13 districts, including Hooghly, Howrah, North and South 24 Parganas, East… Read More

SBI cuts benchmark lending rate by 0.05 pc across maturities


The country’s largest lender State Bank of India (SBI)  slashed benchmark lending rate by 0.05 per cent across maturities. The reduction in marginal cost of funds based lending rate (MCLR) came after a gap of almost 10 months.

The move by the SBI will trigger rate cut by other lenders. SBI said that the MCLR for one year has come down to 7.95 per cent from … Read More

Vice President to inaugurate Chhattisgarh foundation day celebrations

M Venkaiah Naidu

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu will inaugurate Chhattisgarh Rajyotsav, the celebrations to mark the 17th state foundation day, in Naya Raipur . Chhattisgarh came into existence on November 1, 2000 after a bifurcation of Madhya Pradesh. The celebrations on occasion of state foundation day will be held for five days in Naya Raipur. President Ram Nath Kovind… Read More