Nation Observes Armed Forces Flag Day

The Armed Forces Flag Day is being observed today throughout the country. On the occasion the Defence Minister Shri Manohar Parrikar extended his heartiest greetings to all ranks of Armed Forces personnel and appealed to all the citizens of the country to demonstrate their solidarity with the Armed Forces by contributing generously to the Armed Forces Flag… Read More

Sushma Swaraj Chairs Fifth Meeting of the Board of Trustees of IDF-OI

The Union Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs, Smt. Sushma Swaraj chaired the Fifth Meeting of the Board of Trustees of India Development Foundation of Overseas Indians IDF-OI in New Delhi. She is the Chairperson of (IDF-OI), a not-for-profit Trust set-up by the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs to facilitate philanthropic contributions by overseas… Read More

Kalraj Mishra inaugurates Global SME Summit 2015

Shri Kalraj Mishra, Union Minister for MSME told that MSMEs should forge partnerships with their counterparts in various countries and try to become more competitve. He also said that his Government has drawn up a number of schemes to boost the sector. Private players should also come up to support the Government’s initiatives for the purpose.

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Government leaving no stone unturned to create inclusive India: PM Modi

Contending that B R Ambedkar’s economic thought and vision has not been fully understood, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the government is leaving no stone unturned to fulfil his vision and dreams to create a prosperous and inclusive India.

Releasing two commemorative coins of Rs 125 and Rs 10 denomination at his residence as part of the 125th birth… Read More

Leena Nandan appointed as Joint Secy, Road Transport & Highways,GOI

Ms. Leena Nandan IAS (Uttar Pradesh 1987) presently posted as Resident Commissioner, Uttar Pradesh, New Delhi, has been appointed as Joint Secretary, Ministry of Road Transport & Highways, Government of India. wishes the very best.… Read More

Rachna Shah appointed as JS, Cabinet Secretariat, GOI

Ms.Rachna Shah IAS (Kerala 1991) presently posted Additional Resident Commissioner, Kerala House, New Delhi, has been appointed as Joint Secretary, Cabinet Secretariat, Government of India. Her appointment as Joint Secretary, Department of Food & Public Distribution has been cancelled by the(ACC) Government of India. … Read More

Anil Kumar Singh appointed as JS, Department of Justice,GOI


Shri Anil Kumar Singh IAS  (AGMUT 1995) presently posted as Joint Secretary, Ministry of Power, has been appointed as Joint Secretary, Department of Justice, Government of India. wishes the very best.… Read More

Praveen Garg appointed as Joint Secy, Dept of Economic Affairs, GOI

Shri Praveen Garg IAS (Madhya Pradesh 1988)  presently posted as Joint Secretary,Department of Justice GOI, has been appointed as Joint Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs, Government of India. wishes the very best.… Read More

Boeing & U.S. Navy Enhance EA-18 Targeting

The U.S. Navy and Boeing recently demonstrated new targeting technologies that greatly enhance aircrew safety and effectiveness through the rapid integration and distribution of target information across multiple aircraft.

Utilizing an advanced targeting processor, an open architecture, high-bandwidth data link, and a Windows-based tablet integrated… Read More

PSU doesn’t need Supreme Court nod to pay compensatory tariff to Adani

Supreme Court

The Supreme Court said that a Gujarat-owned discom does not require its permission to pay “compensatory tariff” to Adani Power  and such a decision would be subject to final verdict on the plea of the private power generating firm.

Adani Power Ltd has filed an appeal in the apex court against the order of the Appellate Tribunal for Electricity… Read More

NTPC puts 150 kWp Rooftop Solar PV plant at Power Management Institute

Shri A K Jha, CMD, NTPC inaugurated 150 kWp Rooftop Solar PV plant at NTPC’s Power Management Institute , implemented under SECI Rooftop Solar PV scheme, with 30% subsidy from MNRE. With installation of 80 kWp at NETRA , 110 kW at Engineering office Noida aggregating to 340 kW in NCR region is expected to generate 0.5 MU electricity avoiding around 485 ton… Read More

Lettuce quality improved by modifying its growing conditions

Summary:It is possible to improve the nutraceutical quality of the lettuce by modifying its growing conditions, but not at the expense of productivity. Researchers applied various stress conditions to the plants and has verified the changes that take place in their composition as a result.

A researcher in the UPV/EHU”s department of Plant Biology… Read More