President of Afghanistan calls PM to condole Uri terror attack

President Ashraf Ghani of Afghanistan spoke on telephone today with Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi to condole the terror attack in Uri, Jammu & Kashmir.
President Ghani strongly condemned the cross-border terror attack and conveyed Afghanistan’s solidarity and support with India against all actions to eliminate the threat of terrorism.
President… Read More

Lightweight, wearable tech efficiently converts body heat to electricity

Summary:Researchers have developed a new design for harvesting body heat and converting it into electricity for use in wearable electronics. The experimental prototypes are lightweight, conform to the shape of the body, and can generate far more electricity than previous lightweight heat harvesting technologies.

Researchers at North Carolina State… Read More

S C Khuntia appointed Secretary, Dept of School Education & Literacy

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the premature repatriation of Dr. Subash Chandra Khuntia IAS (KN:1981), Secretary, School Education & Literacy, Ministry of Human Resource Development to his parent cadre with immediate effect.

IndianBureaucracy.com wishes Dr. Subash Chandra Khuntia the very best.

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11.8% growth in Foreign Tourist Arrivals

Domestic and Foreign Tourist

11.8% growth in Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) in August 2016 over the same period in 2015. Bangladesh accounts for highest share of tourist arrivals followed by USA and UK in August 2016. Rs.12, 903 crore Foreign Exchange earned through tourism in August 2016.
Ministry of Tourism compiles monthly estimates of Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) on the basis… Read More

South Asia Biosafety Conference Inaugurated at Hyderabad

Thirteen nations are participating in the South Asia Biosafety Conference (SABC) at Hyderabad, to share international experience amongst scientists and regulators in biotechnology, environmental risk assessment and biosafety regulation in South Asia.   The three-day annual event will cover wide-ranging topics being covered in biotechnology … Read More

CWC to Draw up a New Protocol of Online Collection of Data

The Cauvery Supervisory Committee in its seventh meeting held in New Delhi under the Chairmanship of Union Water Resources Secretary Shri Shashi Shekhar directed Karnataka to release 3000 cusecs of water per day to Tamil Nadu from 21st to 30th September 2016. The supervisory committee took into consideration the interest of all the participating states,… Read More

Yatri Mitra Sewa for booking of wheelchair

With a view to provide support to old and differently abled passengers requiring assistance at the stations, Ministry of Railways has decided to introduce  Yatri Mitras Sewa for enabling passengers to book wheelchair services cum porter services. The salient features of the Yatri Mitra Seva are as under:

  1. Yatri Mitra

A Yatri Mitra can either be a Sahayak … Read More

States should execute Central Schemes on a faster mode

The Centre today urged the States to speed up the execution of Central Schemes to achieve the goal of developed India. Addressing an All India Conclave of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Ministers at Guwahati, Assam, the Minister for Rural Development, Panchayati Raj and Drinking Water & Sanitation Shri Narendra Singh Tomar said that development… Read More

NALCO Bags Best Exporter Awards

National Aluminium Company Ltd (NALCO), the leading manufacturer and exporter of alumina and aluminium has bagged the Best Exporter Awards consecutively for the years 2011-12, 2012-13 and 2013-14, under metallurgical products category at the State Export Award Ceremony held today, at Bhubaneswar.

Appreciating the concerted efforts made by the employees,… Read More

Energy Efficient Lighting Solutions for NTPC

NTPC and Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) have joined hands for implementation of energy efficient LED lighting solutions for all NTPC’s Projects ,Stations and offices across the country with an MoU signed by Shri S. K. Roy, ED (OS), NTPC and Shri A. K. Gupta , Director (Finance),    EESL.

The objective of the MoU is to enable EESL to provide … Read More

Soma Mondal selected Director-Commercial , SAIL

Ms. Soma Mondal presently Director-Commercial, National Aluminium Company Ltd (NALCO).PESB recommended Ms. SOMA MONDAL for the post of Director (Commercial), Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL).

After graduating in Electrical Engineering from REC, Rourkela (National Institute of Technology), Ms. Mondal joined NALCO in 1984 as a Graduate Engineer… Read More