Daily Archives: December 6, 2017

Sushil Kumar and Mary Kom resign as National Sports Observer

Sushil Kumar and Mary Kom

Wrestler Shri Sushil Kumar and Boxer Ms Mary C. Kom have submitted their resignation as National Sports Observers. As both the top athletes are still active in their respective fields, wrestling(Men) and Boxing (Women), they felt that this could be seen as conflict of interest. Keeping in mind the best of the sporting traditions the athletes submitted their… Read More

SBI opens bank accounts for prisoners in Bengaluru Central Jail


In one of its kind financial inclusion plan in Karnataka, the State Bank of India today opened bank accounts for the prisoners in Bengaluru Central Jail. During a ceremony, 900 prisoners were handed over passbooks .

The prison authorities will now deposit the wages of prisoners directly in these bank accounts. This will avoid human intervention and encourage… Read More

RBI keeps repo rate unchanged at 6 %


The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has kept the key interest rate unchanged at 6 per cent in its fifth bi-monthly monetary policy review for the year 2017-18 . The central bank has raised inflation forecast to 4.3-4.7 per cent in third and fourth quarters of current fiscal and kept the economic growth forecast unchanged at 6.7 per cent.

The RBI said Farm loan waiver,… Read More

Is gun violence contagious – Study finds it an endemic issue for particular neighborhoods

Is gun violence contagious?

Summary:Gun violence is mostly not contagious but rather an endemic issue for particular neighborhoods, according to researchers. That means place-based interventions like hotspot policing or greening vacant lots have the best chance to improve this problem.

Is gun violence contagious? According to new findings from the University of Pennsylvania … Read More

REC extends CSR support for 5.34 Cr to NBCFDC


Rural Electrification Corporation Limited (REC), A Govt. of India Navratna Enterprise, committed financial assistance under CSR initiative to National Backward Classes Finance & Development Corporation (NBCFDC) for the project, job oriented skill development training (residential) to 1600 beneficiaries belonging to economically weaker sections… Read More

Kalyanmayee inaugurated an art exhibition PRERNA at AAIOI

Airports Authority of India

Airports Authority of India`s Women Welfare Association – KALYANMAYEE inaugurated an art exhibition PRERNA at Airports Authority of India Officer’s Institute (AAIOI) . This art exhibition is being organized from 06.12.2017 to 12.12.2017 and will showcase the paintings of the artists who have conceived their work in the art camp organized by Kalyanmayee… Read More

Development and Interim Relief Measures at Patna Airport


Airports Authority of India would like to put on record the factual status regarding the growing congestion and our future plans to meet increasing passenger traffic at Jai Prakash Narayan International Airport, Patna.

Patna Airport was originally designed for handling 0.7 million passengers. With the tremendous growth in aviation in past few years, the… Read More

BHEL bags R&M order for ESP Package at Kahalgaon Super Thermal Power Station in Bihar


In the face of stiff International Competitive Bidding (ICB), Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has secured an order for the renovation and modernization (R&M) of Electrostatic Precipitators (ESP) at Kahalgaon Super Thermal Power Station (STPS) in Bihar.

Valued at over Rs.215 Crore, the turnkey order envisages carrying out R&M of ESPs … Read More

Sugar sweetened drinks raise risk of diabetes ,affect metabolic syndrome


Summary:Regularly drinking sugar-sweetened beverages such as soda and juice contributes to the development of diabetes, high blood pressure and other endemic health problems, according to a new review.

Regularly drinking sugar-sweetened beverages such as soda and juice contributes to the development of diabetes, high blood pressure and other endemic… Read More

ICMR signs MoU with FICCI for commercialization of technologies

ICMR signs MoU with FICCI for commercialization of technologies

The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) signed a MOU with Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) for Health Technology Accelerated Commercialization (H:TAC) Program. H:TAC will be implemented in partnership with the IC2 Institute at the University of Texas at Austin. Under the program, FICCI and IC2 Institute will commercialize… Read More

Selection for the post of Director -Tourism & Marketing | IRCTC


The Public Enterprises Selection Board (PESB) is seeking qualified candidates for the post of Director (Tourism & Marketing), Indian Railway Catering & Corporation Limited (IRCTC)

Last Date of Receipt:on 30th November, 2017.

More:http://pesb.gov.in/Vacancy/DIR-T&M-IRCTC-RE.pdfRead More

Sardar Patel’s Economic Ideas

Puja Mehra

Sardar Patel dominated Indian politics from 1917 to 1950. First, he was at the forefront of the freedom struggle. Then, after Independence in 1947, as Deputy Prime Minister, he held the crucial portfolios of Home, States and Information and Broadcasting. The ‘Iron Man’ and a founder of modern India, he restructured the Indian bureaucracy after the transfer… Read More