Daily Archives: May 13, 2019

Social Media | Limited effects on teenage life satisfaction

Social media use increases depression and loneliness, study finds

Summary:A study of 12,000 British teenagers has shown that links between social media use and life satisfaction are bidirectional and small at best, but may differ depending on gender and how the data are analysed.

Researchers from the Oxford Internet Institute (OII), part of the University of Oxford, used an eight-year survey of UK households (Understanding… Read More

Oil India contributes 3.20 Cr to CM Relief Fund, Odisha

Oil India

Odisha is one of the worst affected states in the recently hit cyclone ‘FANI’ which made landfall in Puri on 03.05.2019, leaving a trail of widespread devastation across the state and causing manifold misery to its people.Said to be an extremely severe cyclonic storm since the super cyclone of 1999,‘FANI’ affected nearly 11 districts in Odisha, ravaging homesand… Read More

Sanjiv Puri appointed Chairman- ITC Limited

Sanjiv Puri ITC

Shri Sanjiv Puri presently Managing Director of ITC Limited since May 16, 2018 , has been appointed as Chairman and MD, ITC Limited. Shri Puri has been its Director since December 6, 2015. Shri Puri served as Chief Executive Officer of ITC Limited since February 5, 2017 until May 16, 2018. Shri Puri serves as Senior Vice Chairman of ITC Infotech India Ltd. Mr. … Read More

AI can actually detect depression in a child’s speech


Summary:A machine learning algorithm can detect signs of anxiety and depression in the speech patterns of young children, potentially providing a fast and easy way of diagnosing conditions that are difficult to spot and often overlooked in young people. If undiagnosed, they can lead to an increased risk of substance abuse and suicide later in life.

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Praveen Pardeshi IAS takes charge as Commissioner- BMC

Praveen Pardeshi IAS

Shri Praveen Pardeshi IAS (1985) presently Additional Chief secretary to Chief Minister (Shri Devendra Fadnavis) took charge as the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) Commissioner, Mumbai. Shri Pardeshi holds a Masters degree in Social and Economic policy. He has also previously served in various other departments including Revenue and Forest… Read More

Group Captain Chandra Shekhar Bhatt takes charge of Air Force Station Faridabad

Group Captain Chandra Shekhar Bhatt

Group Captain Chandra Shekhar Bhatt has taken the command of Air Force Station Faridabad . Group Captain Bhatt has taken over the role from Group Captain Kaushik Das. The change of command took place at Station Parade ground in a ceremonial parade. He was commissioned in the Logistics branch of IAF in 1990. He has held various appointments in Operational bases… Read More

15th Finance Commission concludes two-day visit to Mumbai

15th Finance Commission concludes two-day visit to Mumbai

The 15th Finance Commission addressed the media in Mumbai today, briefing them about the discussions that took place in the Commission’s meetings with RBI, banks and eminent economists during the Commission’s two-day visit to the city during May 8 – 9, 2019. “The meetings have sharpened the Commission’s understanding on some of the key things that need to … Read More

Rahul Prasad Bhatnagar IAS given addl charge as Secretary- MDWS

Rahul Bhatnagar IAS

Shri Rahul Prasad Bhatnagar IAS (Uttar Pradesh 1983) presently Secretary, Ministry of Panchayati Raj, has been given additional charge of the post of Secretary, Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation (MDWS) from 1305.2019 to 19.05.2019 during the period of absence on leave of Shri Parameswaran lyer IAS (Voluntarily Retired UP 1981).

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M M Kutty IAS given addl charge as Secretary- Ministry of Mines

M M Kutty IAS

Dr. M M Kutty IAS (AGMUT 1985) presently Secretary, Ministry of petroleum & Natural Gas, has been given additional charge of the post of Secretary, Ministry of Mines from 13.05.2019 to 24005.2019 during the period of absence on leave of Shri Anil Gopishankar Mukim IAS (Gujarat 1985).

Indian Bureaucracy Dot Com wishes Dr. M M Kutty the very best.… Read More

NDA & Naval Academy Exam. (ii), 2018 – Declaration of Final Result

NDA and Naval Academy Examination

The following is list, in order of merit of 520 candidates, who have qualified  on the basis  of  the results of the  Written  Examination held by Union Public Service Commission in  9th  September, 2018 and the subsequent Interviews held by the Services  Selection Board of the Ministry of Defence  for admission to the  Army, Navy and  Air Force wings  of National… Read More

Lhari Dorjee Lhatoo IPS empanelled as IG, GoI

Lhari Dorjee Lhatoo IPS

Shri Lhari Dorjee Lhatoo IPS (Manipur 1999)  has been empanelled for holding Inspector General (IG)/equivalent level posts at Government of India.

Indian Bureaucracy Dot Com wishes Shri Lhari Dorjee Lhatoo IPS the very best.… Read More