Daily Archives: November 18, 2017

For older adults, Weight training beats cardio – Losing fat, Preserving muscle

adults, Weight training beats cardio

Summary:Weight training or cardio? For older adults trying to slim down, pumping iron might be the way to go. A new study suggests combining weight training with a low-calorie diet preserves much needed lean muscle mass that can be lost through aerobic workouts,

Weight training or cardio? For older adults trying to slim down, pumping iron might be the way to … Read More

Moody upgrades ratings of NHAI to Baa2 from Baa3

Moody

Following the upgrade of India’s sovereign rating from Baa3 positive to Baa2 stable on 16th November 2017, Moody’s Investors Service has upgraded the issuer ratings of National Highways Authority of India to Baa2 from Baa3 and revised outlook to stable from positive. The ratings of NTPC, NHPC and GAIL have also been upgraded.

According to Moody’s… Read More

Indian Navy organised Health Camp as part of Navy Week 2017 celebrations

Navy Week 2017 Celebrations

As a part of Navy Week celebrations, Indian Navy is conducting a free health camp for the general public from 18 to 20 November 2017 at Aurangabad, Palwal District, Haryana. Through this outreach programme, the Indian Navy aims to bring about awareness in the general public about the role and task of the Navy and also encourage youngsters to consider Navy as a … Read More

Air Force Golden Jubilee Institute celebrated 32nd Annual Day

Air Force Golden Jubilee

Air Force Golden Jubilee Institute celebrated its 32nd Annual Day on 18th November 2017 in The Air Force Auditorium, Subroto Park at 1030 hrs. The Chief Guest for the occasion was Air Marshal HN Bhagwat AVSM VM, Air Officer-in-Charge Administration, Indian Air Force. Mrs Shubhada Bhagwat graciously gave away the trophies and prizes to the exceptional achievers.… Read More

A third of Internet is under attack

DDOS attack concept

Summary:Spanning two years, from March 2015 to February 2017, researchers found that about one-third of the IPv4 address space was subject to some kind of DoS attacks, where a perpetrator maliciously disrupts services of a host connected to the Internet.

For the first time, researchers have carried out a large-scale analysis of victims of internet denial-of-service… Read More

Centre deploys 50 additional companies of Para military forces to Assam

50 additional companies

The Centre has deployed 50 additional companies of para military forces to Assam . Official sources in Guwahati said that, some of them have already arrived in the state while rest are expecting to arrive in a day or two. The Assam government has requested the Centre to depute additional forces in the state to maintain law and order situation ahead of publication… Read More

Moody Investors Service upgrades ratings of 9 PSUs

Moody Investors Service upgrades ratings of 9 PSUs

Moody’s Investors Service has upgraded ratings of nine state-owned firms. These are Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd (BPCL), Hindustan Petroleum Corp Ltd (HPCL), Indian Oil Corp (IOC), Petronet LNG Ltd (PLL), Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC), National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC), NHPC, National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) and GAIL India.

The… Read More

Ashwani Lohani inaugurates Indian Railways Pavilion at IITF 2017

Indian Railways

Shri Ashwani Lohani Chairman, Railway Board inaugurated the Indian Railways pavilion at the India International Trade Fair – 2017 held at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi today. He was accompanied by senior Railway Officers of the Railway Board and Northern Railway.

This year, the Indian Railways pavilion at IITF showcases modernisation initiatives like Digital… Read More

Delhi smog | Trains delayed, cancelled due to low visibility

Northern India Trains

At least 49 trains were delayed, 14 rescheduled and one cancelled in Delhi on Saturday morning due to low visibility and operational reason.The national capital has been experiencing dense smog for about a month.

The air pollution level has hit a new high, leaving its people grasping for breath,Some parts of the region still continues to fall under very… Read More

2nd Annual Conclave of Foreign Defence Attaches

2nd Annual Conclave of Foreign Defence Attaches

The second annual conclave of Foreign Defence Attaches, jointly organised by Headquarters Integrated Defence Staff (HQ IDS) and defence portal BharatShakti.in, will be held at Manekshaw Centre in Delhi Cantonment between 930 hrs and 1430 hrs on November 20, 2017. Raksha Rajya Mantri Dr Subhash Bhamre is expected to address the inaugural function.

This … Read More

Sushil Kumar and Geeta Phogat win gold in National Wrestling championship

National Wrestling championship - indian Bureaucracy

Two-time Olympic-medallist Sushil Kumar, India’s lone woman Olympic medal winner Sakshi Malik and Geeta Phogat won gold medal in their respective categories in the National Wrestling championship in Indore yesterday.

Sushil Kumar took less than three minutes to bag a gold medal as three of his rivals gave him a walkover in men’s 74kg freestyle… Read More

India, France agree to deepen security co-operation

India, France

India and France have agreed to deepen security co-operation, bilaterally and in the multilateral fora, and strengthen strong commitment to combating terrorism in all its forms and manifestations. Talking to reporters in New Delhi after holding delegation-level talks with Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs of France Jean Yves-Le Drain, External… Read More