Girish Shankar appointed Secretary, Department of Heavy Industry

Shri Girish Shankar IAS (BH 1982) presently posted as Secretary, Department of Official Language, Ministry of Home Affairs has been appointed as Secretary, Department of Heavy Industry, Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises for a period of three months or till appointment of a regular incumbent to that post or till further orders.

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S M Vijayanand gets additional charge as Secy , Dept of Rural Development

Shri S M Vijayanand IAS (KL:1981) presently Secretary, Ministry of Panchayati Raj has been given additional charge of the post of Secretary, Department of Rural Development, Ministry of Rural Development vice Shri Jugal Kishore Mohapatra, IAS (OR:1979) consequent on his superannuation on 29.02.2016. wishes Shri Vijayanand the… Read More

A K Srivastava gets additional charge as Secy -Dept of Official Language

Shri Anoop Kumar Srivastava IAS (AM:1981) presently  Secretary (Border Management), Ministry of Home Affairs has been given additional charge of the post of Secretary, Department of Official Language, Ministry of Home Affairs. wishes Shri Srivastava the very best.… Read More

Thales brings state of the art Air Traffic Management System to Jamaica

Thales has been awarded a contract by the Jamaican Civil Aviation Authority (JCAA) to implement an advanced ATM system that will modernise and enhance the delivery of Air Traffic Services over Jamaica’s beautiful blue skies. A total of six sites will be modernised with state of the art Thales air traffic management systems, including Kingston… Read More

EESL reaches Milestone in distribution of 7 Crore LED Bulbs

Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) has distributed over seven crore LED bulbs to the citizens of the country under the Domestic Efficient Lighting Programme (DELP). The milestone was achieved on the Budget Day. The scheme, implemented by Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), under the Ministry of Power, has been adopted by over 2.3 crore people… Read More

Reforms in FDI Policy in Insurance & Pensions, Asset Reconstruction & Stock Exchanges

While presenting the General Budget 2016-17 in Lok Sabha , the Union Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley said that to promote private participation in infrastructure projects, Public Utility (Resolution of Disputes) Bill will be introduced; and guidelines for renegotiation of PPP agreements will be issued, without compromising transparency. New credit… Read More

Praveen Sinha appointed Additional Secy in Central Vigilance Commission

Shri Praveen Sinha IPS (Gujarat 1988) presently posted as Additional Secretary (JS Level) in Central Vigilance Commission(CVC), New Delhi, has been appointed new Additional Secretary in the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) GOI. wishes Shri Sinha the very best.… Read More

Jiji Thomson former IAS appointed as advisor to Chief Minister of Kerala

Shri Jiji Thomson former IAS  (Kerala 1980) recently retired as Chief Secretary,Government of Kerala, has been appointed as advisor to Chief Minister of Kerala, Oommen Chandy. wishes the very best.… Read More

Rajni Sibal appointed Addl Chief Secy- Compensation in CM Office, Haryana

Ms. Rajni Sekhri Sibal IAS (Haryana 1986) who has recently returned from central deputation as Joint Secretary has been appointed as Additional Chief Secretary, Cooperation and Nodal Officer for Compensation in CM’s office in Government of Haryana. wishes the very best.… Read More

Thales modernises Tactical Trainer for German Navy

“With this project we solve the deterioration problems of existing systems and increase the capabilities of the tactical naval centre by participating in national and international simulated training and mission preparations”, explained Brunhilde Henze, project manager at BAAINBw S6.3 in Wilhelmshaven.

In detail, the order covers the… Read More

Stressed out: scientist details cells’ response to lesions

Summary:A researcher details several coping strategies cells use when they face replication stress: the cellular version of choosing yoga, meditation or a trip to the movies after a stressful event.

In a recent review paper published in Nature Structural & Molecular Biology, SLU scientist Alessandro Vindigni, Ph.D., describes the strategies cells
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Climate change speeds up gully erosion

Summary:The erosion of large natural channels by flowing water — gully erosion — can wreak havoc on fields, roads, and buildings. In some cases, the sudden expansion of gullies even claims human lives. Geographers are the first to show a worldwide link between heavy rainfall and the speed at which gullies expand. With predicted climate change,… Read More