Railways launches Partnership with India Post for Business Parcel

1.In order to provide end to end parcel services to the customers by effective   partnership between Indian Railways and Department of Post, certain sectors have been identified in which the parcel traffic offered by DOP can be transported by IR.

2. Department of Post has identified following trains for allotment of parcel space  in the assistant guard… Read More

Kiren Rijiju to felicitate sportspersons of North-Eastern States

Kiren Rijiju

The Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri Kiren Rijiju will felicitate sportspersons of North-Eastern States, who participated in Rio Olympics, 2016 at a function here tomorrow.

The sportspersons to be felicitated by the Ministry of Home Affairs are Ms. Dipa Karmakar (Gymnastics), Ms. P. Sushila Chanu (Hockey- Women), Ms. H. Lal Ruatfeli (Hockey- Women),… Read More

Railways Minister Launches New Catering Policy

Mobile Units and Base Kitchens:

●  IRCTC shall manage catering service on all mobile units including catering services on all new trains/ trains started on short notice. Pantry car contracts awarded by zonal railways shall also be reassigned to IRCTC.

●Meals for all mobile units will be picked up from the nominated kitchens, owned operated and managed… Read More

Jitendra Singh inaugurates Jammu Art Exhibition at Delhi

The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh inaugurated a group exhibition of paintings by Jammu artists at Lalit Kala Akademi here today. While inaugurating the exhibition, he said that Jammu has creative … Read More

ICU care for COPD, heart failure and heart attack may not be better

Summary:Does a stay in the intensive care unit give patients a better chance of surviving a chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or heart failure flare-up or even a heart attack, compared with care in another type of hospital unit? Unless a patient is clearly critically ill, the answer may be no, according to researchers who analyzed more than 1.5 million… Read More

System automatically detects cracks in Nuclear Power Plants

Summary:A new automated system detects cracks in the steel components of nuclear power plants and has been shown to be more accurate than other automated systems.

A new automated system detects cracks in the steel components of nuclear power plants and has been shown to be more accurate than other automated systems.

“Periodic inspection of the components

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Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi chairs 75th meeting of Central Waqf Council

The Union Minister of State for Minority Affairs (Independent Charge) & Parliamentary Affairs Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that some vested interests are creating various obstacles in development of waqf properties and utilisation of these properties for welfare of the society. Shri Naqvi said that serious irregularities in some State Waqf Boards… Read More

Discovered Small Field activities in the State of Tamil Nadu

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved the award of 31 contract areas as part of the Discovered Small Field (DSF) Bid Round 2016. These fields were offered under new policy for small fields known as Discovered Small Field (DSF) policy, 2015, which offers improved fiscal terms with the aim to enhance Oil and gas production and reducing … Read More

Barco announces super-narrow bezel LCD Video Wall Portfolio

Barco, a global leader in professional visualization and networking solutions, is proud to announce a new product in its super-narrow bezel LCD video wall portfolio. The OverView HVD5521 is Barco’s most advanced tiled LCD video wall to date, offering operators a stunning visual experience. Designed for use in control rooms, the HVD features some unique… Read More

How humans bond: The brain chemistry revealed

Summary:In a new study, researchers found for the first time that the neurotransmitter dopamine is involved in human bonding, bringing the brain’s reward system into our understanding of how we form human attachments. The results, based on a study with 19 mother-infant pairs, have important implications for therapies addressing postpartum depression… Read More

PSUs under Steel Ministry must pool and share their resources

Minister Chaudhary Birender Singh has directed that a High-level Coordination Committee comprising CMDs and top Ministry officials be constituted for pooling and sharing of resources among PSUs. He said, “This will lead to aggregation of demand and economies of scale among the Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) under the administrative control of the… Read More