Tooth fillings of the future may incorporate Bioactive Glass

Summary:A few years from now millions of people around the world might be walking around with an unusual kind of glass in their mouth, and using it every time they eat. Engineers have made some promising findings about the ability of ‘bioactive’ glass to help reduce the ability of bacteria to attack composite tooth fillings — and perhaps … Read More

Aviation policy in final stage, Civil Aviation Minister By PTI

The NDA government’s new aviation policy is in the final stages and it will be referred to the Cabinet for approval, even as the draft policy received over three lakh views and suggestions, Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju.”Aviation policy has reached the final stages…and I think we have to do one or two more sittings. We (in … Read More

Delhi’s Odd-Even Driving Plan: The Rules

Delhi’s state government hopes to cut pollution in the capital by restricting the number of vehicles on the roads for two weeks from Friday — but there are plenty of people exempt from the new rules. From Jan.1 to 15, those driving cars with license plates ending with an even number will only be allowed on the roads on even-numbered dates.

Those driving cars… Read More

Maneka Sanjay Gandhi launches e-Office in the Ministry of Women & Child Development

In keeping with the spirit of “Good Governance” initiative of Hon’ble Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi; the Ministry of Women and Child Development has launched the e-office in the Ministry. The e-office was formally launched by WCD Minister, Smt. Maneka Sanjay Gandhi in New Delhi . Secretary, WCD, Shri V. Somasundaran; Secretary, DeitY, Shri J.… Read More

Aradhana Johri appointed as as Chairperson, NA for CW Convention GOI

Ms Aradhana Johri lAS (Uttar Pradesh 1980) presently posted as Secretary, Departmentof Disinvestment,Ministryof Finance, Government of India, has been appointed as as Chairperson, National Authority for Chemical Weapons Convention Government of India. wishes her the very best.… Read More

Bharat Petroleum’s New CDU in Mumbai dedicated to the Nation

The new state of the art Crude Distillation Unit (CDU) of Bharat Petroleum’s Mumbai Refinery was dedicated to the nation by Shri Devendra Fadnavis, Chief Minister of Maharashtra and Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister of State (I/C) for Petroleum and Natural Gas at the Mumbai Refinery. The unit with a capacity of 6.0 MMTPA at a cost of Rs. 1419 Crores is a replacement… Read More

Nagi Day Celebrated by the Army

The 44th Nagi Day was celebrated at Sriganganagar Military Station and Nagi (a small village located in Karanpur close to International Boundary) in memory of gallant soldiers of the Indian Army who laid down their lives for the Nation during the famous Battle of Nagi on 27-28 Dec 1971.  The Battle was fought ten days after announcement of the ceasefire of Indo-Pak… Read More

Rashmi Verma appointed as Secretary, Ministry of Textile,Government of India

Ms Rashmi Verma IAS (Bihar 1982) presently posted as Special Secretary in the Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance, Government of India, has been appointed as Secretary, Ministry of Textile, Government of India. wishes her the very best.… Read More

Neeraj Kumar Gupta appointed as Secy.Disinvestment, Ministry of Finance, GOI

Shri Neeraj Kumar Gupta IAS (Uttar Pradesh 1982) presently posted as as Special Secretary Department of Public Enterprises, GOI, has been appointed as Secretary, Department of Disinvestment, Ministry of Finance, Government of India. wishes the very best.… Read More

Sanjay Mitra appointed as Secretary,Ministry of Road Transport and Highway -GOI

Chief Secretary Sanjay Mitra

Shri Sanjay Mitra IAS (West Bengal 1982) presently posted as Chief Secretary Government of West Bengal, has been appointed as Secretary, Ministry of Road Transport and Highway, Government of India. wishes  the very best.… Read More

Mothers should be cautious when discussing weight with Daughters

Summary:How should a concerned mother discuss issues of diet and weight with her daughter? Very carefully, according to a developmental psychology doctoral student.

How should a concerned mother discuss issues of diet and weight with her daughter? Very carefully, according to Erin Hillard, a developmental psychology doctoral student at the University… Read More

Cool roofs in China offer enhanced benefits during Heat Waves

Summary:It is well established that white roofs can mitigate the urban heat island effect, reflecting the sun’s energy back into space and reducing a city’s temperature. In a new study of Guangzhou, China, researchers found that during a heat wave, the effect is significantly more pronounced. Reflective roofs, also called cool roofs, save … Read More