Daily Archives: November 2, 2017

B K Aulakh given additional charge of Sports & Youth Welfare

Bhupinder Kaur Aulakh IAS

Ms. Bhupinder Kaur Aulakh IAS (Uttarakhand 1997) presently School Education Secretary has been given additional charge of Sports and Youth Welfare.

IndianBureaucracy.com wishes Ms. Bhupinder Kaur Aulakh the very best.

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Amit Singh Negi appointed Secretary Planning, Uttrakhand

IAS

Shri Amit Singh Negi IAS (Uttrakhand 1999) presently CEO Tourism Development Council has been appointed Secretary Planning. He will continue to hold the charge of other departments currently under him.

IndianBureaucracy.com wishes Shri Amit Singh Negi the very best.… Read More

V Shanmugam appointed Excise Commissioner, Uttrakhand

IAS

Shri V Shanmugam IAS (Uttrakhand 2007) presently Additional Secretary has been appointed Excise Commissioner.

IndianBureaucracy.com wishes Shri V Shanmugam the very best.… Read More

Vimmi Sachdeva appointed Additional Secretary Home & Director sports

VIMMI SACHDEVA IPS

Ms. Vimmi Sachdeva IPS (Uttrakhand 2003) presently Additional Secretary  Health/Family Welfare has been appointed as Director sports and Additional Secretary Home.

IndianBureaucracy.com wishes Ms. Vimmi Sachdeva the very best.… Read More

World Food India 2017 fair is mega platform for all stakeholders

Harsimrat Kaur Badal

World Food India 2017 fair is a mega platform for all the stakeholders in the food value-chain to come together, bringing-in FDI and technical know how. Union Minister for Food Processing Industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal said.

She said that participants from more than 30 countries would be exploring opportunities in the food processing sector in India. The… Read More

ONGC receives information memo from government on HPCL stake sale

ONGC

After several weeks of delay, the government has sent ONGC an information memorandum (IM) based on which the state-owned firm would make an offer to buy majority stake in HPCL, officials said. The Cabinet had on July 19 approved the sale of government’s entire 51.11 per cent stake in Hindustan Petroleum Corp Ltd (HPCL) to Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC)… Read More

2nd Aero Expo India-2017

Aero Expo India-2017

The Vice President, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu addressing the gathering at the inaugural function of the 2nd ‘Aero Expo India-2017’, in New Delhi on November 02, 2017. The Union Minister for Civil Aviation, Shri Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati and the Minister of State for Civil Aviation, Shri Jayant Sinha are also seen… Read More

MRPL sets up kiosk at MCC for Integrity pledge and organizes walkathon

MRPL sets up kiosk at MCC for Integrity pledge and organizes walkathon

As a part of the Vigilance Awareness week, Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited (MRPL) set up a kiosk at Mangalore City Corporation to enable the general public to take E-Integrity pledge by visiting the website of Central Vigilance Commission, i.e, www.cvc.nic.in.   The kiosk was inaugurated by Ms Kavita Sanil, Mayor of Mangalore on 2-11-2017,… Read More

Scars left by icebergs record West Antarctic ice retreat

West Antarctic ice

Summary:Thousands of marks on the Antarctic seafloor, caused by icebergs which broke free from glaciers more than ten thousand years ago, show how part of the Antarctic Ice Sheet retreated rapidly at the end of the last ice age as it balanced precariously on sloping ground and became unstable.

Thousands of marks on the Antarctic seafloor, caused by icebergs… Read More

PFC receives the Prestigious CSR Award

PFC

Shri Rajeev Sharma, CMD, PFC receiving the prestigious “CSR Award” from Shri Vijay Goel, Union Minister of State of Parliamentary Affairs, Statistics & Programme Implementation and Shri Piyush Goyal, Union Minister of Railways and Coal. PFC has received this coveted recognition for the excellent work it has done in the areas of Skill Development,… Read More

UP Chief Secretary and GAIL CMD meet on Pradhan Mantri Urja Ganga clearances

GAIL

GAIL Chairman & Managing Director Shri B C Tripathi met Uttar Pradesh Chief Secretary, Shri Rajive Kumar for soliciting state government support for expeditious implementation of Piped Natural Gas (PNG) connectivity and Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) vehicular conversions at Lucknow, Kanpur, Agra, Ferozabad, Kosi Kalan, Noida, Ghaziabad, Meerut

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Fortifying concrete by adding Recycled Plastic

Students fortify

Summary:By exposing plastic flakes to small, harmless doses of gamma radiation, then pulverizing the flakes into a fine powder, scientists can mix the plastic with cement paste to produce concrete that is up to 20 percent stronger than conventional concrete.

Discarded plastic bottles could one day be used to build stronger, more flexible concrete structures,… Read More