Daily Archives: October 5, 2018
Summary:Scientists have been trying to replace damaged heart tissue using lab-made heart-muscle cells, either injected or in patch form. But the resulting muscle doesn’t work very well because the cells are stuck in an immature stage. Using a novel CRISPR/Cas9 technique, a new study finds a master gene, Srf, that’s required for the cells to … Read More
Shri M C Jauhari IAS (Assam Meghalya 1987) presently Additional Chief Secretary to the Govt. of Assam, Fishery Department is promoted to Chief Secretary Grade with immediate effect.
Ms. R Gajalakshmi IAS (Tamil Nadu 2009) presently Managing Director, The Salem Starch & Sago Manufacturers Service Industrial Cooperative Society Ltd. (SAGOSERVE), Salem, has been appointed Chairman & Managing Director, Tamil Nadu Magnesite Ltd. (TANMAG), Salem, Tamil Nadu.
Shri Rakesh Kumar, CMD,NLCIL, the Chief Guest inaugurated the two day Seminar on “IT Enablement for Transparent Working ” organized by NLC India Limited in Commemorating Vigilance Awareness Week 2018 this morning, 05.10.2018, at Learning & Development Centre, Neyveli .
Shri Rakesh Kumar, the Chief Guest in his Inaugural… Read More
Scientist MSR Prasad has been appointed as Director General (Missiles & Strategic Systems), of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). Shri Prasad completed his B. Tech Degree from Madras Institute of Technology in 1984 and M. Tech from IIT, Bombay in Aeronautical Engineering. Over the last 30 years, he had made significant contributions… Read More
The following are the highlights of the fourth bi-monthly monetary statement for 2018-19:
* RBI keeps key lending rate (repo) unchanged at 6.5 pc * Reverse repo rate stands at 6.25 pc, bank rate at 6.75 pc, CRR at 4 pc * Projects retail inflation to rise to 3.8-4.5 pc in October-March * Retains GDP growth estimate at 7.4 pc for current fiscal * Global economic activity… Read More
Shri Sanjeev Chopra IAS (West Bengal 1985) presently posted as DG, ATI and exofficio Additional Chief Secretary, has been given additional charge as Additional Chief Secretary, Industry, Commerce and Enterprises Department and also hold charge of DG, ATI, West Bengal.
Shri S Kishore IAS (West Bengal 1989) presently Principal Secretary, Industry, Commerce & Enterprises Department, has been transferred and posted as Principal Secretary, Bio-technology Department, West Bengal .
Government of India and Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed a $110 million loan to finance the upgrade of 2,800 kilometers all-weather rural roads in the State of Madhya Pradesh under the Prime Minister’s Rural Roads Program (PMGSY).
Tranche 2 loan is part of the $500 million Second Rural Connectivity investment Program for India approved by the ADB… Read More