Daily Archives: November 4, 2017

Long-term improvement after ‘reverse’ shoulder replacement in patients under 60

Good long

Summary:For younger patients with severe damage to the rotator cuff muscles, a “reverse” shoulder replacement provides lasting improvement in shoulder function, according to a study.

For younger patients with severe damage to the rotator cuff muscles, a “reverse” shoulder replacement provides lasting improvement in shoulder… Read More

Offline version for GSTR-4 preparation launched on GST portal


Flagging off preparation for the filing of GSTR-4, the quarterly return for taxpayers who have opted for Composition Levy, the Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN) introduced an offline tool on the GST Portal for the same.

“GSTR-4 return can be prepared only using the Offline Tool. This has been done to facilitate small businesses who can… Read More

Rajyavardhan Rathore to attend World Youth Forum, Egypt

Rajyavardhan Rathore

The Minister of State (Independent Charge) Youth Affairs and Sports Col. Rajyavardhan Rathore has left to attend World Youth Forum, scheduled to be held at Sharam El Shiekh, Egypt. Col Rathore has been deputed on behalf of the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi to represent the country at the Forum.

The five-day forum will be inaugurated by the President of Egypt… Read More

Marathali Battalions honoured with Colours by Army Chief

Marathali Battalions

General Bipin Rawat, Chief of the Army Staff presented the President’s Colours to two Battalions of the MARATHA Light Infantry – 23 MARATHA Light Infantry and 24 MARATHA Light Infantry at the MARATHA Light Infantry Regimental Centre, Belgaum on 03 Nov 17. The Ceremonial Parade was commanded by Brigadier Govind Kalwad, Commandant, MARATHA Light … Read More

Can open and honest scientists win public trust ?

Summary:With the increased politicization of science, more and more people continue to be skeptical of research, especially when it comes to hot-button topics such as climate change and vaccines. Now researchers wondered whether it would be better for scientists to acknowledge some of their personal or social values up front when reporting on their studies… Read More

President at 48th annual convocation of the IIT Delhi

President at 48th annual convocation of the IIT Delhi

The President, Shri Ram Nath Kovind at the annual convocation of the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, in New Delhi on November 04, 2017.… Read More

Shamika Ravi to be appointed member | EAC-PM

Shamika Ravi

Ms Shamika Ravi, a senior fellow at Brookings India, would be appointed as part-time member of the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM), a senior government official said. Headed by NITI Aayog member Bibek Debroy, the EAC-PM includes NITI Aayog’s Principal Advisor Ratan Watal as its member and economists Surjit Bhalla, Rathin … Read More

Ayurveda and Yoga can Check Non-Communicable diseases effectively

Ayurveda and Yoga can Check Non-Communicable diseases

The Indian traditional medicine system and Yoga can play a prominent role in checking Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs). This was stated by Sh. Shripad Naik, Minister of State (Independent Charge) for AYUSH at the pre-event workshop of the first World Non Communicable Diseases Congress 2017 in Chandigarh today. The Minister said the Government has already… Read More

Deen Dayal SPARSH Yojana launched to promote philately

Deen Dayal SPARSH Yojana launched

Minister of Communications Shri Manoj Sinha launched a Pan India scholarship program for school children called Deen Dayal SPARSH Yojana to increase the reach of Philately. Under the scheme of SPARSH (Scholarship for Promotion of Aptitude & Research in Stamps as a Hobby), it is proposed to award annual scholarships to children of Standard… Read More

Financial Assistance for Projects under Coastal berth Scheme of Sagarmala

Sagarmala Programme

The Ministry of Shipping has taken up projects worth Rs 2,302 crore for financial assistance under the Coastal Berth Scheme of the flagship Sagarmala Programme. The Ministry, after due appraisal in consultation with NITI Aayog and Department of Expenditure, has extended the period of the scheme for three years, upto 31st March, 2020 and expanded its scope… Read More

Banks, telecos to indicate deadline for linking Aadhaar


The Supreme Court today made it clear that banks and telecom service providers will have to indicate the last date of linking bank accounts and mobile numbers with Aadhaar in their communications with customers.Currently, the last date to link Aadhaar with bank accounts is December 31 this year while for mobile numbers, it is February 6, 2018.

The top court … Read More