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Daily Archives: April 24, 2019

Future of agriculture is computerized says MIT

The future of agriculture is computerized

Summary:Researchers have used computer algorithms to determine the optimal growing conditions to improve basil plants’ taste by maximizing the concentration of flavorful molecules known as volatile compounds.

What goes into making plants taste good? For scientists in MIT’s Media Lab, it takes a combination of botany, machine-learning… Read More

Former Tourism Secretary Vinod Zutshi appointed Special Observer- Tripura

Vinod Zutshi IAS

Sri Vinod Zutshi IAS (Retd.) (Former Secretary, Tourism Government of India) has been appointed Special Observer for Tripura by Election Commission of India (ECI) .

Indian Bureaucracy Dot Com wishes SSri Vinod Zutshi  the very best.… Read More

100 Ways of Evading Tax and 101 Ways of Catching Evaders

loopholes in the law

Indian Bureaucracy Interview : The awareness about tax evasion as a social and political issue has been on the rise in last few years. With demonetisation, Benami Act, and Black Money Act to counter offshore undisclosed assets, the government has demonstrated its will to eliminate tax evasion. In a new book titled Loophole Games: A Treatise on Tax AvoidanceRead More

Rajendra Kumar Nayak IDAS takes charge as CGDA

Rajendra Kumar Nayak IDAS (R K Nayak IDAS)Rajendra Kumar Nayak IDAS (R K Nayak IDAS)

Shri Rajendra Kumar Nayak IDAS (Indian Defence Accounts Service) (1983) presently Additional Controller General of Defence Accounts, Defence Accounts Department, Ministry of Defence took over as the 52nd Controller General of Defence Accounts (CGDA) on April 22, 2019. During the career span of more than 35 years, Shri Nayak has held important assignments… Read More

AYUSH and CSIR MoU

AYUSH and CSIR MoU

A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed between the Ministry of AYUSH and Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi today for cooperation in research and education in areas of traditional systems of medicine and its integration with modern science. The MoU was signed by Vaidya Rajesh Kotecha, Secretary, Ministry of AYUSH and… Read More

A K Bhalla IAS visits NHPC Parbati-II & Parbati-III Power Stations

A K Bhalla IAS visits Parbati-II Project

Shri Ajay Kumar Bhalla IAS, Secretary (Power), Government of India recently visited the 800 MW Parbati-II HE Project and 520 MW Parbati-III Power Station of NHPC at Himachal Pradesh. Sh. Balraj Joshi, Chairman and Managing Director, NHPC along with other officers of the project conducted the visit. During his visit to Parbati-II Project, Shri Bhalla inspected… Read More

MCA | IEPF Authority shows major success, recovers 1514 Cr of Depositors’ Money

IEPF Authority

In a major success, the IEPF Authority has been able to enforce The Peerless General Finance and Investment Company Limited to transfer deposits worth about Rs 1514 Cr to IEPF. This depositor’s money was pending with the company for the last 15 years.  The matter came to the notice of the Authority recently and within a short time due to the proactive action of… Read More

Sunscreen application has better face coverage than SPF moisturizers says study

Sunscreen application has better face coverage than SPF moisturizers

Summary:Application of sun protection factor (SPF) moisturizers tends to miss more of the face, especially around the eyelid regions, compared with sunscreen application. Moreover, people applying these products are unaware that they are failing to cover regions vulnerable to skin cancer.

Application of sun protection factor (SPF) moisturizers tends… Read More

M S Manivannan IAS takes charge as Karimganj Dy Commissioner, Assam

M S Manivannan IAS AM

Shri M S Manivannan IAS (Assam Meghalaya 2005) presently Secretary to the Govt of Assam, Agriculture Department and Director, Agriculture and Project Director, CM’s Samagra Gramya Unnayan Yojana, Assam, has been transferred and posted as Deputy Commissioner, Karimganj vice Shri Phani Bhushan Roy ACS .

Indian Bureaucracy Dot Com wishes Shri M S … Read More

Bulbul Roy ACS transferred as Dy Secretary- Assam Border Protection & Development and Home & Political

Assam Civil Service (ACS)

Smti Bulbul Roy ACS (Assam Civil Service) (Assam 1992) presently Under Secretary to the Govt. Assam, Border Protection & Development and Home & Political Departments, has been transferred and posted as Deputy Secretary to the Govt. of Assam Border Protection & Development and Home & Political Departments, Assam Government.

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Madhu Chaudhary HPAS given addl charge as Commissioner- Dharamshala Municipal Corporation, HP

HPAS (HPPSC)

Dr. Madhu Chaudhary HPAS (Himachal Pradesh Administrative Services) (2006) presently District Tourism Development Officer, Kangra at Dharamshala, has been given additional charge of the post of Commissioner, Dharamshala Municipal Corporation, Dharamshala during the Election duty of Shri Kadam Sandeep Vasant IAS (Himachal Pradesh 2008).

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