Civil Aviation sector can create 60 lakh jobs directly and indirectly in next 10 years

Civil Aviation

The Minister of State for Civil Aviation Shri Jayant Sinha has said that the civil aviation sector has the potential to create about 10 lakh direct jobs in the next ten years. Given a six- fold multiplier effect that jobs in this sector have, this can lead to the creation of about 60 lakh jobs – direct and indirect – in the next ten years. As jobs in the civil… Read More

Landmark map reveals the genetic wiring of cellular life

Summary:A new map breaks away from the old way of studying genes one at a time, showing how genes interact in groups to shed light on the genetic roots of diseases.

The new map breaks away from the old way of studying genes one at a time, showing how genes interact in groups to shed light on the genetic roots of diseases.

Researchers at the University of Toronto’s

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Oxygen levels were key to early animal evolution, strongest evidence now shows

Summary:It has long puzzled scientists why, after 3 billion years of nothing more complex than algae, complex animals suddenly started to appear on Earth. Now, a team of researchers has put forward some of the strongest evidence yet to support the hypothesis that high levels of oxygen in the oceans were crucial for the emergence of skeletal animals 550 million… Read More

Sita Ram Meena appointed Director-Department of Consumer Affairs

Shri Sita Ram Meena ITS (2001) presently working in Department of Telecommunications has been appointed as Director in the Department of Consumer Affairs ,Delhi under the  Central Staffing Scheme for a period of five years. wishesShri Sita Ram Meena the very best.… Read More

3 daylong Global Conference to Make India the Centre for Arbitration

The first ever Global Conference to Strengthen Arbitration and Enforcement in India gets underway in New Delhi tomorrow. The three daylong conference titled, “National Initiative On Strengthening Arbitration And Enforcement In India” from October 21st to 23rd, 2016 is being launched by the Government and Judiciary as a major initiative to change … Read More

Melatonin, biological clock keep singing fish on time

Summary:In the 1980s, people living on houseboats in the San Francisco Bay were puzzled by a droning hum of unknown origin that started abruptly in the late evening and stopped suddenly in the morning. A lengthy investigation revealed the culprit: male plainfin midshipman fish (Porichthys notatus) that sing at night to attract mates. The fish, which can grow… Read More

Central Govt to open Krishi Vigyan Kendra in all the districts of the country

The Central Government has announced opening of at least one Krishi Vigyan Kendra in all districts of the country. This will provide advanced Agriculture technical assistance to the farmers near their farms itself. Besides this, Central Agriculture and farmers welfare minister Shri. Radha Mohan Singh has also announced opening of Apiary Development Centers… Read More

Ameising Luikham given Addl charge Secretary-Department of Heavy Industry

The Competent Authority has approved the assignment of additional charge of the post of Secretary, Department of Heavy Industry, Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises to Shri Ameising Luikham, IAS (Manipur 1981), Secretary, Department of Public Enterprises, Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises from 31.10.2016 to 08.11.2016… Read More

India & US joint Statement on the Trade Policy Forum Delhi

Minister of Commerce and Industry of India Ms. Nirmala Sitharaman and U.S. Trade Representative Ambassador Michael Froman met in Delhi on October 20, 2016, for the tenth ministerial-level meeting of the India and United States Trade Policy Forum (TPF).

The Ministers agreed that the TPF has greatly strengthened U.S. – India engagement on bilateral… Read More

Launch of Implementation of Sustainable Tourism Criteria for India

Shri Vinod Zutshi, Secretary Ministry of Tourism, launched the Implementation  of the Sustainable Tourism Criteria for India (STCI) in association with Ecotourism Society of India (ESOI) yesterday. He recalled the MOU signed in March 2016 between ESOI and Government of India to launch the STCI programme across India. Shri Zutshi indicated the importance… Read More

Police Commemoration Day to be observed today

The Police Commemoration Day will be observed at the Police Memorial Ground, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi tomorrow. The Union Home Minister, Shri Rajnath Singh will lay wreath and pay homage on the occasion.

The day commemorates the sacrifices of ten policemen while defending our borders with China in 1959. Indian Police personnel were responsible for manning… Read More