Daily Archives: November 5, 2017

Efforts to revive coal industry unlikely to work and may lead to slow job growth


Summary:Current federal efforts to revive the coal industry will likely do more harm than good to fragile Appalachian communities transitioning from coal as a major source of employment, according to a new study.

Current federal efforts to revive the coal industry will likely do more harm than good to fragile Appalachian communities transitioning from … Read More

More food allergies in adults appear in adulthood

food allergies

Summary:A new study shows that almost half of all food-allergic adults surveyed reported one or more adult-onset food allergies.

When people think of food allergies, it’s mostly in relation to children. New late-breaking research being presented at the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) Annual Scientific Meeting shows … Read More

Dharmendra Pradhan participates in 5 Kms Green Ride to create awareness for cycle

Dharmendra Pradhan

A first of its kind premier Cyclothon event was flagged off from New Delhi’s Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium today. organized under the dynamic leadership of, Minister for Petroleum & Natural Gas and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, the Cyclothon attracted around 5000 participants from all walks of life including officials… Read More

Navika Sagar Parikrama – INSV Tarini Departs from Fremantle

Navika Sagar Parikrama

The Indian Naval Sailing Vessel (INSV) Tarini left Fremantle, Australia this morning (05 Nov 17) for its onwards journey to Lyttleton, New Zealand. INSV Tarini had arrived at Fremantle on 23 October 2017 after completion of first leg of its maiden voyage to circumnavigate the globe. This historic circumnavigation attempt by an all-women crew is being led … Read More

First Heli Expo India & International Civil Helicopter Conclave inaugurated

First Heli Expo India

The 1st Heli Expo India and International Civil Helicopter Conclave-2017 is inaugurated in New Delhi today by the Uttrakhand Tourism Minister Shri Satpal Maharaja ji in the presence of the Secretary, Civil Aviation Shri R.N. Choubey, CMD Pawan Hans, Dr. B. P. Sharma and other dignitaries. The first issue of Pawan Hans Magazine Aviation Today is also unveiled… Read More

Air India unions hold anti-privatisation meet

Air Service from Bihar Cities

The Air India Unions Joint Forum Against Privatisation reiterated its demand to retain the carrier in the public sector saying the sell-off move comes at a time when it’s making progress on all operational and efficiency parameters.It termed the move as a bid to “nationalise losses and privatise profits”.

The forum, which met here today,… Read More

Direct selling industry initiates Aadhaar-based KYC


India’s growing direct selling industry has initiated Aadhaar-based ‘Know Your Customer’ (KYC) process for better control and compliance with norms.Regulated sectors such as banking, insurance, telecom and exchange industry players (broker/sub-brokers and their clients) were among the first to introduce Adhaar-based ‘e-KYC’… Read More

RBI seeks technical expertise to preserve archival documents

Reserve Bank of India

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is seeking technical expertise to restore and preserve 20,000 rare and archival documents.The archival records are in the form of printed books and bound volumes and there are no handwritten manuscripts.

“There are approximately 20,000 folios (both sides) which require scientific preservation treatment. Standard… Read More

CVC seeks data on fraud from banks

Central Vigilance Commission

Anti-corruption watchdog CVC has sought details of all fraud reported to the CBI since 2001 by public sector banks to analyse the modus operandi followed by fraudsters, Vigilance Commissioner T M Bhasin today said.The exercise is part of a first-of-its-kind initiative being undertaken by the Central Vigilance Commission aimed at bringing in systematic… Read More

Delhi government seeks revised estimates from all departments

The Delhi government has sought revised estimates from all its departments for executing projects, schemes and programmes under their respective jurisdictions.The planning department has issued an office memorandum to secretaries and principal secretaries of all departments, asking them to furnish the details by November 7.

The move intends to ensure… Read More

Several flights diverted from Delhi’s IGI Airport due to VIP movement

IGI Airport

Several flights were diverted and delayed from Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport on Saturday due to VIP movement. Around 13 flights were diverted between 5:30 PM and 6:15 PM while delays continued for several hours. Reports say, the high frequency of VIP charter planes landing at Delhi airport was the main cause behind the delay.

Several… Read More