Daily Archives: November 8, 2017

AAI organised All India Inter Zonal Football Tournament

AAI organised

Airports Authority of India’s Regional Sports Control Board (RSCB), North Eastern Region is organizing All India Inter Zonal Football Tournament 2017-18 at Judges Field, Guwahati from 07.11.2017 to 11.11.2017. The event was inaugurated by Chief Guest Smt. Bijaya Chakraborty, Hon’ble Member of Parliament and Guest of Honour Shri Ankur Dutta, Honorary… Read More

NASA | Sounding rocket probes in the dark regions of space

NASA

Summary:Spread out over unfathomable distances, this cold, diffuse gas between galaxies — called the intergalactic medium, or IGM for short — hardly emits any light, making it difficult to study.

Though stars and galaxies fill our night sky, most of the matter in the universe resides in the dark voids in between. Spread out over unfathomable … Read More

Maharashtra to set up village climate resilient committees

village climate

The Maharashtra government has decided to set up committees to focus on climate resilience in over 5,000 villages of 15 districts in the state.As per a Government Resolution (GR) issued yesterday, under the Nanaji Deshmukh Krushi Sanjivanee Project, Village Climate Resilient Agriculture Management Committees (VCRMCs) would be set up at a cost of Rs 4,000… Read More

Home Minister chairs 2nd meeting of Island Development Agency

The Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh chaired the second meeting of Island Development Agency (IDA) here today. The Island Development Agency reviewed the concept development plans and detailed master plans for holistic development of 09 islands (four in A&N Islands i.e. Smith, Ross, Long, Avis) and (five in Lakshadweep i.e. Minicoy, Bangaram,… Read More

2016 batch IPS Officer Trainees call on the PM

IPS Officer Trainees

Over 110 Officer Trainees of the 2016 batch of the Indian Police Service, called on the PM  Shri Narendra Modi. Interacting with the Officer Trainees, the Prime Minister emphasized on the importance of subjects such as a human approach in policing; and technology. He recalled the sacrifices of over 33,000 police personnel, who have laid down their lives… Read More

Value addition in entire system can be game changer for SAIL

SAIL

Focusing predominantly on value added products, Steel Authority of India Ltd. (SAIL) is looking forward to offer an array of differentiated and quality products in market while focusing on value along with volume. During interaction with employees at SAIL’s Durgapur Steel Plant (DSP) on Tuesday, Chairman, SAIL, Shri PK Singh said, in the prevailing stiff… Read More

Mary Kom wins gold medal in Asian Women’s Boxing Championships

M C Mary Kom

Five time world champion, Mary Kom notched up her fifth gold medal in 48 kg category in Asian Women’s Boxing Championships at Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam today. This was Mary Kom’s fifth final in only six appearances, which means she remains unbeaten in the summit clash of the continental championship.

Up against North Korea’s Kim Hyang Mi, the… Read More

SHe-Box Online complaint Management System for working women

SHe-BoxOnline

WCD Minister Smt Maneka Sanjay Gandhi today launched a comprehensive SHe-Box online complaint Management System for women working in both public and private organizations to lodge complaints of sexual harassment at workplace. The SHe-Box was launched in New Delhi today to ensure the effective implementation of the Sexual Harassment of Women at WorkplaceRead More

EC bans exit poll for Himachal Pradesh, Gujarat till 14th December

Election Commission-

Election Commission has banned the Exit poll for Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat assembly elections till evening, 14th of December. The single-phase assembly election in Himachal Pradesh will be held tomorrow.

While the first phase of polls in Gujarat will take place on 9th of December and the second phase on 14th of December. In a statement, the poll body yesterday… Read More

Sharing experiences improves well being of Healthcare Staff

Sharing experiences

Summary:Healthcare staff who regularly share the emotional, social or ethical challenges they face in the workplace experience less psychological distress, improved teamwork and increased empathy and compassion for patients and colleagues, a new study reports.

Healthcare staff who regularly share the emotional, social or ethical challenges they … Read More

India signs loan agreement with World Bank for OHEPEE Project

World Bank

A Financing Agreement for IBRD loan of US$ 119 million (equivalent) for the “Odisha Higher Education Programme for Excellence & Equity (OHEPEE) Project” was signed with the World Bank here today. The Financing Agreement was signed by Mr. Sameer Kumar Khare (Joint Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs) on behalf of Government of India and Mr.… Read More

Government plans phase-2 of digital payment push from January

Government plans

The government is working on launching the second phase of promoting digital payments from January, according to an official source.”A committee under DAVP (Directorate of Advertising and Visual Publicity) is working on plans to start promotion of digital payments from January onward.

“Information and Broadcasting ministry along with … Read More