Daily Archives: February 20, 2018

Judo uniform colour has no effect on winning

Judo uniform

Summary:Contrary to previous studies and widespread belief, new research on competitive judo data finds a winning bias for the athlete who is first called, regardless of the color of their uniform.

New research on competitive judo data finds a winning bias for the athlete who is first called, regardless of the colour of their uniform. This unique study, published… Read More

AAI signed MoU with Honeywell Technology Solutions

AAI Honeywell

Airports Authority of India (AAI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Honeywell Technology Solutions Lab Pvt. Ltd. to develop a long term collaboration in the field of aviation technologies, systems and procedures, with emphasis on improving safety, security, efficiency, capacity and environmental aspects of India’s aviation operations… Read More

Government approves creation of National Urban Housing Fund

Pradhan ManPradhan Mantri Awas Yojanatri Awas Yojana

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given approval for creation of National Urban Housing Fund (NUHF) for Rs.60,000 crores.  This fund will be situated in Building Materials and Technology Promotion Council (BMTPC), an autonomous body registered under the Societies Registration Act, 1860 under the Ministry of Housing… Read More

40% of GDP to come from exports by 2025 | Suresh Prabhu

GDP

Union Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu has said that the government will soon come out with a comprehensive strategy to increase the share of global trade to 40 per cent of the gross domestic product. Speaking at Maharashtra’s maiden global investor summit in Mumbai today, Mr. Prabhu said exports constitute only about 18 percent of India’s GDP which … Read More

India-Morocco Cooperation Agreement in Railway Sector approved

India-Morocco Cooperation Agreement in Railway Sector

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its ex-post facto approval to the Cooperation Agreement between India and the Moroccan National Railways Office (ONCF) to develop long-term cooperation and partnership in different areas of railway sector.  The Cooperation Agreement was signedon 14th December, 2017.

The … Read More

Jai Priye Prakash given additional charge as Secretary | Chemicals and Petrochemicals

Jai Priye Prakash IAS

Shri Jai Priye Prakash IAS (Assam-Meghalaya1982) presently Secretary, Department of Pharmaceuticals has been given additional charge of the post of Secretary, Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals with immediate effect and until further orders.

IndianBureaucracy.com wishes Shri Jai Priye Prakash the very best.… Read More

India Post Opens Online Customer Survey

India Post

Since inception in 1854, India Post has been serving its citizens by catering to their basic requirements of communications. Over the years, it has evolved by providing varied services to Indian Citizenry in terms of Mail Services (both domestic and international), Money remittances (both domestic and international), Small Savings, Philately, Securing… Read More

Railway recruitment drive | National transporter increases upper age limit by 2 years

Indian Railways

Railway Ministry has extended the relaxation in upper age limit for the ongoing recruitment of Group C Level-1 and Level-2 posts. An official release said, it has extended the upper age limit by two years. For Assistant Loco Pilot and Technician the upper age limit will be 30 years for General candidates, 33 for OBC, 35 each for SC and ST candidates. Earlier,… Read More

Drier conditions could doom Rocky Mountain spruce and fir trees

Urban trees

Summary:Drier summers and a decline in average snowpack over the past 40 years have severely hampered the establishment of two foundational tree species in subalpine regions of Colorado’s Front Range, suggesting that climate warming is already taking a toll on forest health in some areas of the southern Rocky Mountains.

Drier summers and a decline… Read More

India successfully test-fires Agni-II ballistic missile

Agni-II ballistic missile-I

India’s surface-to-surface Agni-II ballistic missile, with a strike range of 2 thousand kilometres was today test-fired successfully from the Abdul Kalam Island, off Orissa coast at 0838 hrs. As part of user trial, the Strategic Forces Command with logistics support from Defence Research Development Organisation (DRDO) carried out the test.

Defence… Read More

UP Government signs 900 MoUs before Investors summit

UP Investor Summit 2018

Uttar Pradesh government has signed 900 Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) with different industrial groups for investment in the state ahead of a two day UP investment summit beginning in Lucknow tomorrow. The amount of investment involved in 900 MoUs is likely to be known after the summit. The sectors for which MoUs have been signed are agriculture, food… Read More