Category Archives: Central

Can combined exercise and nutritional intervention improve muscle mass & function?

Study upsets exercise-Indian Bureaucracy

Summary:A new systematic review summarizes the results of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) assessing the effect of interventions combining physical activity and dietary supplements on muscle mass and muscle function in subjects aged 60 years and older.

Although progressive muscle loss is a natural part of ageing, sarcopenia is generally identified… Read More

B Chandrakala appointed as Deputy Secretary- Water & Sanitation

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Ms. B Chandrakala IAS(Uttar Pradesh 2008) presently DM & Collector Meerut, Uttar Pradesh has been appointed as Deputy Secretary  in Ministry of Drinking of Water & Sanitation, Delhi under the Central staffing Scheme for a period of three years.

Ms. B Chandrakala was born on September 27, 1979 and she is a very hard working and honest IAS Officer. … Read More

Ankur Mittal wins Gold medal in Men’s Double Trap event at ISSF

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Young Indian shooter Ankur Mittal won Gold medal in the Men’s Double Trap event at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup in Acapulco, Mexico last night. 24-year-old Ankur defeated James Willet of Australia, the gold medalist at last month’s ISSF World Cup in New Delhi.

Ankur finished with a tally of 75, while Willet managed… Read More

NTPC adds highest ever capacity during 12th Plan

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With commissioning of 800 MW Unit at Kudgi in Karnataka ,250 MW Unit at Bongaigaon in Assam and 20 MW at Bhadla Solar in Rajasthan, the total installed capacity of NTPC group has become 49943 MW. The 12th plan capacity addition target of 11920 MW has been exceeded by adding 12840 MW the highest ever capacity addition in any 5 year plan by NTPC.

NTPC and Group NTPC also… Read More

Study tests the ‘three-hit’ theory of Autism

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Since the first case was documented in the United States in 1938, the causes of autism have remained elusive. Hundreds of genes, as well as environmental exposures, have been implicated in these brain disorders. Sex also seems to have something to do with it: About 80 percent of children diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder are boys.

This striking bias

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Approval of SEZs

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In addition to Seven Central Government Special Economic Zones (SEZs) and 11 State/Private Sector SEZs set-up prior to the enactment of the SEZs Act, 2005, approvals have been accorded in respect of 416 proposals for setting up of SEZs in the country.

Land is a State subject. Central Government does not carry out any land acquisition process. In all cases of … Read More

5 top tips to Avoid Ransomware

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Imagine losing all the photos, videos, messages, and documents you’ve stored on your computer. How much money would you be willing to pay to get it all back? Ransomware is malware that infects your computer, locks it, and demands payment for unlocking it. And the number of new ransomware has been at least doubling each year since 2013.

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Adi Godrej receives Golden Peacock Lifetime Achievement Award

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India continues to remain as one of the fastest growing emerging market economies in the world, due to significant important economic reforms by the Government under the leadership of our Hon’ble Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi. ‘Dream to economically empower all Indians by 2022’: PM Modi. Let’s work together in fulfilling this… Read More

Kiran Bedi addresses 35th National Symposium

The Lt. Governor of Puducherry, Dr. Kiran Bedi at the 35th National Symposium of Heads of Police Training Institutions, in New Delhi on March 23, 2017.

The Lt. Governor, Puducherry Dr. Kiran Bedi addressed the 35th National Symposium of Heads of Police Training Institutions. The two-day Symposium is being organised by the Bureau of Police Research and Development (BPR&D), Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA).

Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Kiran Bedi said that e-learning, which is the theme of this year’s… Read More

Forecast of Natural Disasters by ISRO

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ISRO is working on systems to forecast the natural disasters that could  be  used  as  input  by  States/ disaster  management  agencies.

ISRO is carrying out studies to facilitate best use of the satellite derived information to develop methodologies for forecasting the natural disasters. Some of such methodologies developed include:

  1. Cyclone
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Regulation of Ayush drugs

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Drugs & Cosmetics Act, 1940 and Rules thereunder contain exclusive regulatory provisions for manufacturing and licensing of Ayurvedic, Siddha, Unani and Homoeopathic drugs. Section 3(a) and 3(h) of the Drugs & Cosmetics Act, 1940 respectively provide the definition of drugs as mentioned in the authoritative books of Ayurveda, Siddha and Unani… Read More

FICCI comments on IIP data for January 2017

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Commenting on the latest Index of Industrial Production, Mr. Pankaj Patel, President, FICCI said“The manufacturing growth, though positive in January, remains fragile and a cause for concern. The sector may see a revival in the coming months as a result of measures taken in budget and other areas”. “What is important is that the reform momentum is continued… Read More