Daily Archives: December 3, 2017

P S Kharola appointed CMD | Air India

Pradeep Singh Kharola IAS

Shri Pradeep Singh Kharola IAS (Karnataka  1985) has been appointed Air India CMD .The formalities regarding Kharola’s relieving order from his current position in the Karnataka government are being completed and it is expected to be issued in the next couple of days, a source close to the development said.

The Government had named Kharola, a 1985… Read More

Salil S Parekh appointed CEO & MD | Infosys

Salil S Parekh

India’s second largest IT firm Infosys said today that it has appointed Salil S Parekh as its CEO and Managing Director. Parekh, who is joining the company from Capgemini, will take over on January 2, 2018, Infosys said in a statement.

“He (Parekh) has nearly three decades of global experience in the IT services industry. He has a strong track record… Read More

New research finds that Exercise increases brain size !

Exercise increases brain size

Summary:Aerobic exercise can improve memory function and maintain brain health as we age, a new study has found.

Aerobic exercise can improve memory function and maintain brain health as we age, a new Australian-led study has found.

In a first of its kind international collaboration, researchers from Australia’s National Institute of Complementary

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India committed to fair global trade in steel sector

Steel Minister Birender Singh

India has said that it does not provide any financial support for setting up new steel capacities and is committed to fair global trade in steel sector. Speaking at the ‘Global Forum on Steel Excess Capacity’, in Berlin, Steel Minister Birender Singh has emphasised the need to address the challenges of market distorting global excess capacity.… Read More

Centre sets up two centres for NEET candidates in Kashmir

NEET candidates in Kashmir

The central government has decided to set up two examination centres in Kashmir Valley for the 2018 post-graduate National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET). An official spokesman said, the government’s decision to set up the centres in Srinagar and Baramulla is in response to the plea made by Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti.

The spokesman said, the… Read More

President to confer National Award for Divyangjan

On the occasion of International Day of Persons with Disabilities, President Ram Nath Kovind conferred the National Award for Divyangjan to individuals, institutions, organisations, states, districts for their outstanding achievements and work done towards empowerment of Persons with Disabilities under 14 categories.

The annual observance of the… Read More

India re-elected as Member of International Maritime Council for 2 years

India re-elected as Member

India has been re-elected to the Council of the International Maritime Organization [IMO] under Category “B” at the 30th session of the Assembly of the IMO held in London on 01 December, 2017. The IMO Council consists of 40 member countries. In Categories “A” and “B” there are 10 members each and in Cateogary “C” 20 members, who are elected by… Read More

Impact of climate change on temperatures may lead to more deaths unless action taken

climate change

Summary:The largest study to date of the potential temperature-related health impacts of climate change has shown that as global temperatures rise, the surge in death rates during hot weather outweighs any decrease in deaths in cold weather, with many regions facing sharp net increases in mortality rates.

The largest study to date of the potential temperature-related… Read More

FSSAI keen to further simplify the compliance processes

FSSAI

FSSAI License is mandatory for the sales of food product to ensure the health and safety of the consumers”, asserted Mr. Pawan Kumar Agarwal, CEO, FSSAI while inaugurating FICCI’s food service retail conclave ‘Foodzania 2017’ here .
The Food Safety and Standards Act 2006, regulates, manufacture, storage, distribution, sale and import of food to… Read More

Ro-Ro Ferry Service & Its Impact on Transportation and Logistics

Amitabh Kant

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s launch of the first of its kind, state of the art Ro-Ro Ghogha-Dahej and subsequently Hazira project (in phase-2) marks the beginning of a radical transformation of the transportation and logistics sector in India. The logistic costs in India are extremely high and tapping the full potential of waterways will provide a huge… Read More

Selection for the post of Chairman | SAIL

Vacancy

The Public Enterprises Selection Board (PESB) is seeking qualified candidates for the post Chairman, Steel Authority of India Limited(SAIL)

Last Date of Receipt: on 07 th December 2017.

More:http://pesb.gov.in/Vacancy/SAIL-CHAIRMAN.pdfRead More

Protect your sight by exercising

Protect your sight

Summary:People who engage in moderate to vigorous physical activity may be able to significantly lower their risk of glaucoma, according to new research.

People who engage in moderate to vigorous physical activity may be able to significantly lower their risk of glaucoma, according to research presented today at AAO 2017, the 121st Annual Meeting of the … Read More