The IAS officers in Bihar has protested against the arrest of Senior IAS officer and Chairman of Bihar Staff Selection Commission Sudhir Kumar in connection with question paper leak of clerical examination in the state. Bihar IAS Association has also decided not to take verbal orders from anyone including Chief Minister Nitish Kumar unless given in writing.… Read More
All-India examination for recruitment into the army across the country has been cancelled after police busted paper leakage scam in Maharashtra. The same will be conducted after one month.
As many as 18 people were sent to three days police custody by the local court in Thane in connection for their alleged involvement in the army recruitment question paper… Read More
In its 7th meeting on the February 11, 2017 VCIC examined requests from 11 fund managers and cleared for sanction requests from 9 Funds aggregating Rs. 300 crores. It is evident that there is a significant upsurge in the fund of funds operations if seen from the number of funds supported by SIDBI during the current FY. During FY 15 and 16 sanctions were made to 11 … Read More
The Indian Navy’s Annual Theatre Level Readiness and Operational Exercise (TROPEX 17) was conducted on the Western Seaboard from 24 Jan 17 till 23 Feb 17. The month long exercise saw participation of over 45 ships from both the Western and Eastern Naval Commands of the Indian Navy, including the aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya, 05 submarines … Read More
NITI Aayog has organized a two day long high level workshop on advancing passenger mobility and transportation on February 27-28, 2017 in the national capital. The workshop in association with Rocky Mountain Institute, an international non-profit organization, will explore technologies and business models to help India leapfrog traditional approaches… Read More
The fifth phase of assembly elections is underway in Uttar Pradesh and voting is taking place for 51 constituencies spread over 12 districts of Terai and eastern regions in this phase. These districts are Amethi, Sultanpur, Faizabad, Barabanki, Ambedkarnagar, Bahraich, Shravasti, Balrampur, Gonda, Basti, Siddharthnagar and Sant Kabir Nagar.
Polling,… Read More
Honeywell (NYSE: HON) has appointed Neelu Khatri as the new India president for its aerospace business group. In this role, Khatri will provide strategic direction and focus on further growing the company across the country in commercial aviation and defense.
As part of the pioneering group of women officers commissioned into the Indian Air Force, Khatri… Read More
Summary:Accurately modeling climate change and interactive human factors — including inequality, consumption, and population — is essential for the effective science-based policies and measures needed to benefit and sustain current and future generations. A recent study presents extensive evidence of the need for a new paradigm of modeling… Read More
Summary:Plant specimens stored in herbaria are being used to explore important ecological questions. Researchers have now shown the effectiveness of herbarium specimens of herbaceous plants to track changes in heavy metal concentrations over time. The study compares concentrations of copper, lead, and zinc in specimens collected around Providence,… Read More
Summary:Researchers have presented a new power converter that maintains its efficiency at currents ranging from 500 picoamps to 1 milliamp, a span that encompasses a 200,000-fold increase in current levels.
The “internet of things” is the idea that vehicles, appliances, civil structures, manufacturing equipment, and even livestock will… Read More