Daily Archives: April 22, 2018

Logging in tropical forests jeopardizing drinking water

tropical forests

Summary:Researchers have found that increasing land clearing for logging in Solomon Islands — even with best management strategies in place — will lead to unsustainable levels of soil erosion and significant impacts to downstream water quality.

Globally, remaining tropical forests are being rapidly cleared, particularly in countries … Read More

Greetings on Civil Service Day

Civil Service Day

Greetings from IndianBureaucracy.com, a Premium SSL secured Portal for all Bureaucrats for their daily news and whispers from the corridors of power. Apart from Exclusive Indian Bureaucracy News & Analysis, the portal publishes latest news on Transfers and Appointments, Defence Sector, Railways, Public Sector Undertaking PSU, IndianRead More

When three months from now feels right around the corner

Summary:If you’ve ever noticed yourself thinking about the timing of a plan in two opposing ways – something that feels longer off than your actual time calculation — you’re on to something. New research shows our different ways of estimating time don’t necessarily move in lock-step.

If you’ve ever noticed yourself… Read More

New blood pressure guidelines could put lives at risk

blood pressure

Summary:A new report weighs the risks and benefits of a recent change to blood pressure guidelines in the US.

The recent recommendations from American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association are as follows:

  • lowering the threshold for diagnosing hypertension in adults from 140/80 mmHg to 130/80 mmHg
  • lowering the threshold for drug treatment
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Shridhar Patil takes charge as SP- Kathua, J&K

Shridhar Patil IPS

Shri Shridhar Patil IPS (J&K 2010 ) has been appointed Superintendent of Police (SP), Jammu & Kashmir vice Shri  Suleman Choudhary IPS (J&K 2010).

IndianBureaucracy.com wishes  Shri Shridhar Patil the very best.

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Deposits in Jan Dhan accounts cross 80,000 Cr

Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana

Total deposits in Jan Dhan accounts crossed Rs 80,000 crore mark with more people joining the flagship financial inclusion programme, according to official data.The deposits, which have been steadily rising since March 2017, were at Rs 80,545.70 crore on April 11, 2018, said a finance ministry data.Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) accounts had come… Read More

Milind Ramteke & Arun Bhattacharjee awarded on Civil Service Day by PM

Milind Ramteke & Arun Bhattacharjee awarded on Civil Service Day

The district magistrate of West Tripura and additional secretary to Chief Minister, an IAS officer of 2009 batch Dr Milind Ramteke and an Agriculture officer of Tripura Arun Bhattacharjee were awarded by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the occasion of 12th Civil Service Day yesterday in Vigyan Bhawan New Delhi for their excellent performance.Both the officersRead More

PM addresses Civil Servants on Civil Services Day

Civil Services Day

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, addressed Civil Servants on the occasion of Civil Services Day. He said the occasion is one of Appreciation, Evaluation and Introspection. He described the Prime Minister’s Award as a step towards motivating civil servants, and congratulated the awardees. He said the awards also indicate the priorities of … Read More

Rajnath Singh lays foundation for several development projects in Diu

Rajnath Singh

The Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh has said that the Union Territory of Diu is on the way to soon emerge among the league of Smart Cities. Addressing a function after inaugurating and laying foundation of various development projects in Diu today, Shri Rajnath Singh said the tiny Union Territory was selected for the Smart Cities Project during the final… Read More

RBI revises KYC guidelines

Reserve Bank of India

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has revised its “Know Your Customer”(KYC) guidelines. It said the KYC norms have been revised following the government’s decision to update the ‘Prevention of Money Laundering’ (PML) rules in June last year.

In a circular issued in Mumbai late last night, the RBI made linking of national biometric… Read More

Suresh Prabhu presents CHEMEXCIL Export Awards for year 2016-17

CHEMEXCIL Export Awards

Union Minister for Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Shri Suresh Prabhu gave away the CHEMEXCIL Export Awards and Certificates of Merit for the year 2016-’17, at a glittering function organized in Mumbai today. The awards have been given in recognition of firms’ outstanding export performance. The selection of Awards and Certificates of … Read More