Daily Archives: December 4, 2017

Older adults with diabetes can improve circulation by losing weight with diet and exercise

For older adults

Summary:Type 2 diabetes affects blood circulation. When blood flow in the brain is impaired, it can affect the way we think and make decisions. Recently, researchers examined information from a 10-year-long study, focusing on whether participants with type 2 diabetes who lowered calories in their diet and increased physical activity had better blood flow… Read More

1st phase of strategically-important Chabahar port inaugurated

Chabahar port

The first phase of the Chabahar port on the Gulf of Oman was inaugurated today by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, opening a new strategic route connecting Iran, India and Afghanistan bypassing Pakistan, and reflecting growing convergence of interests among the three countries.The port in the Sistan-Balochistan province on the energy-rich nation’s… Read More

Coast Guard rescues 183 fishermen | Cyclone Ockhi

Cyclone Ockhi

The Coast Guard has rescued 183 fishermen stranded in choppy waters off the coasts of Kerala and Lakshadweep due to Cyclone Ockhi, a top official said here .”Till yesterday, 164 fishermen were rescued. Today, 19 more were rescued,” Inspector General K R Nautiyal, Commander, Coast Guard Region (West) told reporters.

“The Coast Guard Region… Read More

NGT displeasure over Delhi government failure on air pollution control

National Green Tribunal

The National Green Tribunal came down heavily on the Delhi government for not filing a comprehensive action plan on ways to deal with severe air pollution in the city and slammed authorities for holding the India-Sri Lanka cricket match despite bad air quality.

During the hearing, the Delhi government said it needed more time to file the action plan as the chief… Read More

Navy Day being observed

Navy Day

Navy Day is being observed . The day is observed on 4th December every year to celebrate achievements and role of the naval force to the country. During the India-Pakistan war of 1971, the Indian Navy played a significant role in the bombing of the Karachi harbor and sank Pakistan Naval Ship PNS Ghazi. The Navy Day celebrations not only display the nation’s… Read More

Urban trees are growing faster than rural since 1960s worldwide

Urban trees

Summary:Trees in metropolitan areas have been growing faster than trees in rural areas worldwide since the 1960s. This has been confirmed for the first time by a study on the impact of the urban heat island effect on tree growth. The analysis shows that the growth of urban trees has already been exposed to changing climatic conditions for longer, which is just… Read More

FICCI ladies Organisation signs MoU with AWEN in Philippines

FICCI

FICCI Ladies Organisation (FLO) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with ASEAN Women’s Entrepreneur Network (AWEN) in Philippines, at the ASEAN Business Summit, where Mr. Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India addressed along with other world leaders like President of United State, Donald Trump; Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau; Prime… Read More

Dedicated soul: Sister Nivedita, an inspiration to today’s India

Archana Datta Mukhopadhyay

“I doubt whether any Indian loved India the way Nivedita loved her”, said Bipin Chandra Pal, the great freedom fighter. Tagore called her the “Lok Mata’, for her self-sacrificing services to India. Miss Margaret Elizabeth Noble, was rechristened as Nivedita, “the dedicated” by Swami Vivekananda.

Inspired by Swamiji’s fervent… Read More

Selection for the post of Director- Finance | Andrew Yule & Co. Limited

Vacancy

The Public Enterprises Selection Board (PESB) is seeking qualified candidates for the post of
Director (Finance), Andrew Yule & Co. Limited (AYCL).

Last Date of Receipt: on 27th December, 2017.

More: http://pesb.gov.in/Vacancy/DIR-FIN-AYCL.pdfRead More

Baltic Sea | Seals, birds and humans competing for fish is a reality

Seals, birds and humans compete for fish in the Baltic Sea

Summary:In Sweden and in other parts of Europe there are concerns that seals and birds compete with humans for fish resources. For the Baltic Sea, an international study now shows that this competition is a reality.

In Sweden and in other parts of Europe there are concerns that seals and birds compete with humans for fish resources. For the Baltic Sea, an international… Read More