Daily Archives: January 8, 2018

Shefali Juneja IRS gets extension as Director | Ministry of Civil Aviation

Shefali Juneja IRS

Dr. Shefali Juneja IRS(IT 1992) presently Director, Ministry of Civil Aviation  has been given extension of Central deputation tenure for a period of Nine month for the period from 09.01.2018 to 08.10.2018. Dr Shefali Juneja is an alumna of Lady Shri Ram College and St Stephens College, Delhi, and is a topper of her batch and a gold medallist. She has received… Read More

President unveils Nanaji Deshmukh statue in Madhya Pradesh

Ram Nath Kovind

President Ram Nath Kovind  unveiled the statue of noted social reformer Nanaji Deshmukh at an ayurveda health care centre here.Kovind arrived here in Satna district on a day-long visit to Madhya Pradesh along with Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad.

He later unveiled the statue of Deshmukh in the premises of ‘Aarogyadham’, an official statement… Read More

BRPL launched solar rooftop consumer programme


Aiming to promote clean energy, a major discom here  launched the “country’s first” solar rooftop consumer aggregation programme for residential buildings, which seeks to provide installations at a single point for an entire apartment complex.

The ‘Solar City Initiative – Solarise Dwarka’ was unveiled by Delhi… Read More

Defence innovation hub to come up in Coimbatore

Defence innovation hub

A Defence Innovation Centre would be set up here by industry body CODISSIA to assist small industries in manufacturing components for the defence sector, Defence Minister Nirmala Seetharaman said today.

The Defence Ministry would release Rs 20 crore as an initial funding to the Coimbatore District Small Industries Association (CODISSIA) to set up the innovation… Read More

PM attends conference of DGs, IGs


Prime Minister Narendra Modi  arrived at the Border Security Force (BSF) Academy at Tekanpur in Madhya Pradesh, for the Conference of Director Generals of Police and Inspector Generals of Police.Through the day, there were presentations and discussions on various subjects relating to security. A presentation was also made on the implementation statusRead More

Defence Minister Sitharaman visits Goa naval area

Defence Minister

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman  visited the Goa naval area.She was accompanied by Admiral Sunil Lanba, the Chief of the Naval Staff, a release by Defence spokesperson said.

Sitharaman boarded Indian Naval Ships operating off Goa for ‘Raksha Mantri Day at Sea’, it said.
“The Defence Minister will be witnessing various naval operations… Read More

Haryana government to observe National Voters Day on 25 Jan

Haryana government

The Haryana government has decided to observe January 25 as the ‘National Voters Day’ in all government departments, boards, corporations and universities of the state.An official spokesman said that a voters’ pledge would be administered to the staff working in different departments on this occasion.

He said that January 25 of each… Read More

Indian Railways to deploy drones to monitor projects

Indian Railways to deploy drones

Drones will now monitor railway projects, aid in crowd management and oversee maintenance work across its zones, railway officials said .Cameras (UAV/NETRA) will be used for various railway activities especially project monitoring and maintenance of tracks and other railway infrastructure, the national transporter said in a statement.

“Directions… Read More

Delhi government launches common card for bus, Metro rides

Delhi government

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal  launched a common card for rides on public buses and the metro, terming it a big step in the city’s transport sector.Delhi is the first city in the country to have a common mobility card, which can at present be used on 200 DTC and 50 cluster buses plying on different routes, apart from metro trains.

“Its a big … Read More

D P Singh appointed Chairman | UGC, New Delhi

D P Singh

Prof. Dhirendra Pal Singh presently NAAC Director has been appointed as Chairman, University Grants Commission, New Delhi. Prof. Dhirendra Pal Singh has about 34 years of professional experience in different aspects of educational planning & administration, institution building, teaching & training, research & development, international… Read More

Jitendra Singh for blending Cinema entertainment with aspirations of New India’

Jitendra Singh

The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh has called for blending the cinema entertainment with the aspirations of “New India”.

Addressing a galaxy of leading luminaries … Read More