Daily Archives: November 20, 2017

Greenland coastal seafloor maps showing more glaciers at risk

New Greenland

Summary:New maps of Greenland’s coastal seafloor and bedrock beneath its massive ice sheet show that two to four times as many coastal glaciers are at risk of accelerated melting as had previously been thought.

New maps of Greenland’s coastal seafloor and bedrock beneath its massive ice sheet show that two to four times as many coastal glaciers… Read More

Radha Mohan Singh to inaugurate World Fisheries Day celebrations 2017

World Fisheries Day Celebrations 2017

On 21st November 1997, the working fishermen and women representing World Forum of Fish Harvesters & Fish Workers from 18 countries met at New Delhi and established the World Fisheries Forum (WFF) advocating for a global mandate of sustainable fishing practices and policies. To commemorate this occasion, every year 21st November is celebrated all over… Read More

Aadhaar Data never breached or leaked | UIDAI

UIDAI

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) responding to a news report, appeared in certain section of media on “210 Government sites made Aadhaar info public” as if Aadhaar data is leaked or breached, has said that such report is a skewed presentation of the facts and poses as if the Aadhaar data is breached or leaked which is not the true presentation.… Read More

Study is finding that the Innovative heart device is safe and effective

Study is finding

Summary:A new study has found that a pioneering device to repair heart valves is safe and effective, and can reduce the invasiveness and side effects of conventional mitral valve surgery. The Harpoon Mitral Valve Repair System is deployed through a small opening between the ribs, and repairs the heart while it continues to beat.

A new study has found that a pioneering… Read More

Government set to achieve Rural Housing Targets

Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana- Urban

Hon’ble Prime Minister launched Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Gramin) exactly one year ago on 20th November, 2016 from Agra. A target of completing one crore new houses after beneficiary registration, geo-tagging and account verification by 31st March, 2019 was set. Of these, 51 lakh houses had to be completed by 31st March, 2018.

After the launch, it took… Read More

Manushi Chhillar crowned Miss World 2017 | Title come back to India after 17 Years

Manushi Chhillar

India’s Manushi Chhillar won the coveted Miss World 2017 crown at a grand event in China, bringing to an end the country’s dry spell of 17 years at the top pageant contest.The 20-year-old from Haryana, who is a medical student, edged out top five contestants from England, France, Kenya and Mexico.

Chhillar was presented the crown by Stephanie Del… Read More

K Ratnaprabha to be appointed Chief Secretary, Karnataka

K Ratnaprabha IAS

Ms. K Ratnaprabha IAS (Karnataka 1981) presently posted as Additional Chief Secretary, Government of Karnataka, will be appointed as Chief Secretary, Government of Karnataka.

Ms. K Ratnaprabha is a 1981 batch IAS officer of Karnataka cadre. She presently joined as an Additional Secretary and Mission Director of National Mission for Empowerment of Women… Read More

Apurva Dubey appointed CDO- Farrukhabad

Apurva Dubey IAS

Ms. Apurva Dubey IAS (Uttar Pradesh 2013) presently Chief Development Officer (CDO), Amethi has been appointed as Chief Development Officer (CDO), Farrukhabad, UP.

IndianBureaucracy.com wishes Ms. Apurva Dubey  the very best.… Read More

Avinash Kumar appointed Special Secretary to UP CM

Avinash Kumar IAS

Shri Avinash Kumar IAS (Uttar Pradesh 2013) presently Chief Development Officer (CDO) Farrukhabad has been appointed as Special Secretary to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, Yogi Adityanath.

IndianBureaucracy.com wishes  Shri Avinash Kumar the very best.… Read More

Bar Leadership Summit on reforms in Indian Legal Services Sector

Indian National Bar Association

The Indian National Bar Association (INBA) in collaboration with the Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, and the Centre for Trade and Investment Law (CTIL), Indian Institute of Foreign Trade organized the ‘Bar Leadership Summit on Reforms in the Indian Legal Sector’ in New Delhi recently. The Minister of State for Human Resource… Read More

48th International Film Festival of India begins at Goa

48th International Film Festival of India

48th International Film Festival of India, IFFI begins at Goa’s capital Panaji . During the nine-day extravaganza, around 200 films from over 80 countries will be screened. Our correspondent reports that Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan will inaugurate the festival. Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani will be present at the … Read More

Girish Karnad conferred with Tata Literature Lifetime Achievement Award

Girish Karnad

Actor-playwright Girish Karnad was conferred with Lifetime Achievement Award for his outstanding contribution in the field of theatre at the Tata Literature Live in Mumbai. Mr Karnad, who has been writing plays, has had his works translated into various Indian languages and helmed by directors like Ebrahim Alkazi, B V Karanth and Alyque Padamsee among… Read More