Daily Archives: December 7, 2017

Minorities Commission to study minority status to Hindus in eight states

Minorities Commission

National Commission for Minorities has set up a three-member committee to study the matter to give minority status to Hindus in eight states including Jammu and Kashmir and Punjab.Talking to AIR, the Commission chairman Syed Ghayorul Hasan Rizvi said the committee will give its report within three months. He said after examining the report, the Commission… Read More

Get the world to listen | Impact of research through storytelling

Getting the world to listen: Improving the impact of research through storytelling

Summary:Scientists and researchers often find it challenging to get people interested in their work. It is possible to be a leading expert in a field and still be unfamiliar outside the modest circle of colleagues in the same field.

Scientists and researchers often find it challenging to get people interested in their work. It is possible to be a leading expert… Read More

Obesity | Results in increasing incidence, severity and costs of knee dislocations

Social isolation

Summary:The obesity epidemic is resulting in a higher risk of knee dislocations as well as serious vascular injuries and higher treatment costs, a new national study finds.

A new study of more than 19,000 knee dislocation cases in the U.S. between 2000 and 2012 provides a painful indication of how the nation’s obesity epidemic is changing the risk, severity… Read More

India in favor of promoting e-commerce domestically

India in favor of promoting e-commerce domestically

India is in favor of promoting e-commerce, rule making for domestic e-commerce, developing an ecosystem to support exports and protecting the consumers’ interest. However, starting negotiations on WTO rules in e-commerce would be premature as the contours of this space are still in the dark, said Mr. Sudhanshu Pandey, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Commerce… Read More

Selection for the post of CMD | RailTel

Vacancy

The Public Enterprises Selection Board (PESB) is seeking qualified candidates for the post of Chairman & Managing Director, RailTel Corporation of India Limited (RCIL).

Last Date of Receipt: on 30th November 2017.

More:http://pesb.gov.in/Vacancy/CMD-RCIL-RE.pdfRead More

Sardar Patel – Man who United India

Aaditya Tiwari

Sir  John  Strachey, a British Indian civil servant used to address his civil servants-in-training by saying, “The first and most important thing to learn about India is that there is not and never was an India.” Historian David Ludden in his book Contesting the Nation: Religion, Community, and the Politics of Democracy in India writes… Read More

Research says that Unemployment triggers increase in Child Neglect

Unemployment

Summary:The number of reported cases of child neglect in the United States of America increased as a result of the spike in unemployment following the financial crisis of 2007-08, according to new research. The first study of its kind, suggests that unemployment can cause an increase in child neglect because parents have more limited access to the resources… Read More