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Digital services collecting unnecessary personal info

Summary:Digital services that require users to log in with a personal account often collect more information about users than is needed. Certain policies may encroach on our privacy.

Digital services that require users to log in with a personal account often collect more information about users than is needed. At an international conference about digital… Read More

Droughts and wildfires | Global warming drying up the North American monsoon ?


Summary:Previous researchers had concluded that global warming was simply delaying the North American monsoon, which brings summer rains to the southwestern US and northwestern Mexico. But a new, high-resolution climate model that corrects for persistent sea surface temperature (SST) biases now accurately reflects current rainfall conditions and… Read More

Prakash G C appointed MD | Mysore Sales and International Limited, Bengaluru

Mysore Sales and International Limited, Bengaluru

Dr Prakash G C IAS(Karnataka 2006) presently Commissioner for Cane Development and Director of Sugar, Bengaluru has been appointed as Managing Director, Mysore Sales and International Limited, Bengaluru in the existing vacancy. He is also placed in concurrent the post of Commissioner for Cane Development and Director Bengaluru in the existing vacancy.… Read More

R K Mishra takes charge DG | SSB

R K Mishra IPS

Shri Rajni Kant Mishra IPS  (Uttar Pradesh 1984) takes charge as Director General, Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) succeeding Smt. Archana Ramasundaram . He is a Post Graduate in Science. He has served in different capacities in the state of Uttar Pradesh.
Shri Mishra joined CBI in the year 2002 and worked there as DIG & IG till 2009. He joined Border Security … Read More

NHAIs projects to generate 50 cr man-days employment next 4 years


Government has said that National Highways Authority of India projects will generate around 50 Crore man-days employment over next four years. This will be nearly 12.5 crore man-days yearly from 2018 to 2022. Transport Ministry in a release said, of this, about one crore will be professional man-days, 3.5 crore skilled labour and 8.0 crore semi-skilled and… Read More

Viswajeet Khanna appointed additional Chief Secretary & Financial Commissioner

Viswajeet Khanna IAS

Shri Viswajeet Khanna IAS(Punjab 1987) has been appointed as Additional Chief Secretary-cum-Financial Commissioner, Development, in addition to Additional Chief Secretary, Horticulture. wishes Shri Viswajeet Khanna the very best.… Read More

workshop on Waste to Energy as a part of Swachchata Hi Sewa campaign

Swachhata Hi Seva Campaign

Union Minister of State (IC) for Power and New & Renewable Energy, Shri R K Singh has emphasised the need for setting up more waste management plants around the country. Shri Singh said this while inaugurating a Workshop on “Waste to Energy” – Swachchata Se Swachh Urja here . The workshop was organised by the Ministry of New and … Read More

Ritu Sain appointed Additional Resident Commissioner | Chhattisgarh Bhavan, New Delhi

Ritu Sain IAS

Ms. Ritu Sain IAS (Chhattsigarh 2003) presently Deputy Secretary Mantralaya, Government of Chhattisgarh has been appointed as Additional Resident Commissioner, Chhattisgarh Bhavan, New Delhi. wishes Ms. Ritu Sain the very best.… Read More

PM to lay foundation stone for AIIMS Bilaspur on 3rd October

AIIMS Bilaspur

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of a new All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) at Bilaspur in Himachal Pradesh on the 3rd of next month. Union Health Minister JP Nadda has expressed deep gratitude to the Prime Minister for sanctioning the move saying it will provide much needed tertiary medical services to a vast population… Read More

Himachal Pradesh starts electric tourist bus service | Manali to Rohtang

Himachal Pradesh govt

Amid concern over the environment degradation in the Rohtang pass area due to plying of diesel taxis, the Himachal Pradesh government has started electric bus service for the tourist spot.

With this initiative Himachal becomes first in the world to ply electric buses at an altitude of 13 thousand feet. These buses will ply on 51km eco fragile stretch between… Read More

Centre to start helicopter & smaller aircraft services to hilly areas

Centre to start helicopter

The Centre is planning to start helicopter and smaller aircraft services to hilly areas, Andaman and Nicobar and Lakshadweep Islands under the second phase of UDAN scheme. Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha said in Chennai that in the second phase, special consideration have been given to hilly areas, north-east, Andaman and Nicobar Islands… Read More

Sonia Behera posted Dy Secreary | H & UD Department, Odisha Government

Nibedita Mishra posted as Dy Secretary | School & M E Department, Odisha Government

Ms. Sonia Behera OAS (Odisha Administrative Service) Group-A(SB), UoT as APD, DRDA, Puri is posted as Deputy Secreary to Government, H & U.D. Department, Odisha Government. wishes Ms. Sonia Behera the very best.… Read More