Paris Climate Agreement comes into force

The “Paris Climate Agreement”, comes into force on 4th November 2016.  India and other countries will display a ‘Smiley’ with lights, with the slogan “We Did It” on important buildings.  India ratified the Paris Agreement on 2nd October 2016, the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi and the Agreement has the support of majority… Read More

J P Nadda unveils Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan

“Carrying forward the vision of our Honourable Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, the Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan (PMSMA) is aimed to reduce maternal and infant mortality rates through safe pregnancies and safe deliveries. The national programme will provide special free antenatal care to about 3 crore pregnant women across the countryRead More

President’s Standard Presentation to IAF 501SU Signal & 30 Sqn

The Honourable President of India and the Supreme Commander of Indian Armed Forces, Shri Pranab Mukherjee would be awarding the prestigious President’s Standard to 501SU, Signal unit and 30 Squadron, during a grand ceremonial parade scheduled to be held at Air Force Station Ambala on 10 Nov 16. The Station Commander of 501 Signal Unit, Group Captain Vineet… Read More

COAS presents Colours to 2 battalions of Mahar Regiment

On behalf of the Honourable President of India, General Dalbir Singh, Chief of Army Staff, presented the ‘President’s Colours’ to 20 MAHAR and 21 MAHAR Battalions of the Mahar Regiment on the occasion of Platinum Jubilee of the Regiment at Saugor Military Station, today. The Regiment has 09 Battle Honours, 12 Theatre Honours, 08 COAS Unit Citations,… Read More

4th Session of India Azerbaijan onTrade and Economic

The 4th Session of India-Azerbaijan Inter-Governmental Commission on Trade and Economic, Scientific and Technological Cooperation (IA-IGC) was held on 25-26 October, 2016 in Baku, Azerbaijan under the Co-chairmanship of Shri Sunil Kumar, Joint Secretary, FT(CIS) Division, Department of Commerce. The issues pertaining to Cooperation in the field … Read More

Centre holds meeting to control Air Pollution

The Government held a meeting to discuss measures to control air pollution. The meeting was held by Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Shri Ajay Narayan Jha, with senior officers from NCR States viz., Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Punjab and NCT of Delhi, to discuss various measures to be taken to control air pollution in … Read More

Megadrought risks in southwest United States soar as atmosphere warms

Summary:As a consequence of a warming Earth, the risk of a megadrought — one that lasts more than 35 years — in the American Southwest likely will rise from a low chance over the past thousand years to a 20- to 50-percent chance in this century. However, by slashing greenhouse gas emissions, these risks are nearly cut in half, according to a new study.… Read More

Study examines work status, productivity after bariatric surgery

Summary:A new study assessed working status and change in productivity in the first 3 years following bariatric surgery for severe obesity.

In a study appearing in the October 18 issue of JAMA, David R. Flum, M.D., M.P.H., of the University of Washington, Seattle, and colleagues assessed working status and change in productivity in the first 3 years following… Read More

Mahatma Gandhi: A political trend-setter

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi born in the middle of 19th century. We are in the 21st century, yet his memory lives with us. The Father of the Nation never ceases to amaze young and old how such a simple and humble human being like any one of us could reach such unattainable heights. His selfless deep thinking for the common good elevated him to such a peak. 

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Other people are less attention-grabbing to the wealthy

Summary:The degree to which other people divert your attention may depend on your social class, according to new findings. The research shows that people who categorize themselves as being in a relatively high social class spend less time looking at passersby compared with those who aren’t as well off, a difference that seems to stem from spontaneous… Read More

Global Energy Technology Summit,NTPC

NTPC Ltd is bringing the Third edition of ‘Global Energy Technology Summit’ GETS 2016 with the Theme: “Redefining Power Generation Landscape – The ‘5R’ Way”: GETS 2016 Theme this year is line with the India’s Paris Ratification. GETS 2016 shall focus on these 5 R strategies of power generation. The summit has been designed with theme‐based… Read More