ISRO and CSA MoU on cooperation in field of Outer Space

The Union Cabinet under the Chairmanship of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has been apprised of the Memorandum of Understanding between Department of Space / Indian Space Research Organization (DOS/ISRO) and Canadian Space Agency (CSA) on cooperation in the field of outer space. The MoU was signed in Ottawa, Canada on 15th April 2015.

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Cabinet approves enhancement of superannuation age to 65 years

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for enhancement of the age of superannuation of (i) Non-Teaching and Public Health Specialists of Central Health Service from 62 years to 65 years and (ii) Doctors of General Duty Medical Officers (GDMOs) sub-cadre of Central Health Service (CHS) to 65 years.

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High Blood pressure linked to exposure to some Air Pollutants

Summary:High blood pressure was associated with short-term and long-term exposure to some air pollutants commonly associated with the burning/combustion of fossil fuels, dust and dirt, a new study shows. Researchers suggest people — especially those with high blood pressure — limit their time outdoors when pollution levels are high.

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Ministry of Tourism celebrates International Yoga Day


Yoga is a 5,000-year-old physical, mental and spiritual practice having its origin in India, which aims to transform both body and mind; and on 11th Dec. 2014, the United Nations General Assembly declared June 21stas the International Day of Yoga. 175 nations, including USA, Canada and China co-sponsored the resolution and it had the highest number of co-sponsors… Read More

First Assam Regiment celebrates Platinum Jubilee

The First Battalion The Assam Regiment celebrated its 75th Raising Day (Platinum Jubilee) with ceremonial fervor at Shimla, Himanchal Pradesh, yesterday. The highlight of the whole occasion was release of ‘First Day Cover’ by Colonel of the ASSAM REGIMENT & ARUNACHAL SCOUT, Lt Gen Subrata Saha and flagging in of a Motorcycle Rally, led … Read More

S K Menon appointed High Commissioner to Malawai, South Africa


Shri Suresh Kumar Menon IFS presently posted as Director in the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India,  has been appointed as the High Commissioner of India to Malawai, South Africa. wishes Shri Menon the very best.… Read More

Meenu Kumari given additional charge as Commandant- BAP-12, Sarsa, Bihar

Ms Meenu Kumari IPS (Bihar 2010) presently on Maternity Leave, has been  given an additional charge of Commandant BAP-12, Sarsa district in Bihar Police. wishes Ms Meenu the very best.… Read More

Palaeochannel Deposits study valuable from Groundwater point of view

Palaeochannels evoke interest in view of its geological/ tectonic history, sediment domain and ground water prospects. Palaeochannel deposits are unconsolidated fluvial sediments, often coarse grained than adjoining flood plain deposits, and are valuable from ground water point of view. This was stated by Union Minister for State for Water Resources,… Read More

Kim appointed as Commandant, BAP-14, Patna, Bihar Police

Ms Kim  IPS (Bihar 2008) presently posted as CO, BMP-12, Saharsa district,  has been transferred as Commandant, BAP-14, Patna, Bihar Police. wishes Ms Kim the very best.… Read More

Suresh Prabhu launches and dedicates various Services to the Nation

Indian Railways news update: Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu in a programme held at Rail Bhawan, launched and dedicated following services to the nation as a part of fulfilment of Budget Announcements 2016-17.

  1. Flagging off of inaugural run of first time-tabled container train service from   Domestic Container Terminal, Okhla (Delhi)
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Thales launches Digipack, a ready solution connecting Battlefield Vehicles

Thales announces the commercial launch of Digipack, a turnkey digitisation solution for protected vehicles, designed to provide combat forces with the information superiority they need.

Network-centric operations hinge on the ability to share the right information with the right people at the right time. Digipack meets the requirements … Read More