Ramdev Ashram and Patanjali Food Park gets CISF cover

Nearly a year after yoga guru Ramdev was given Z-category security, the Centre has now granted paramilitary security cover to his yoga ashram and food park in Haridwar. Ramdev himself is guarded by CRPF commandos, as part of the security cover granted by the government in November 2014.

The move assumes significance as CISF cover is very sparingly granted to… Read More

HUDCO Observes International Women’s Day on UN theme

HUDCO observed the International Women’s Day in keeping with the United Nations theme for this year “Planet 50:50 by 2030 ~ Step It Up for Gender Equality”, under the chairmanship of Dr. M Ravi Kanth,  Chairman & Managing Director, HUDCO.

The women employees were given the opportunity to share their views on better and conducive working environment … Read More

Maharashtra Govt takes back control over Tribal Forests and Trade

Maharashtra government has finalised regulations that will allow it to wrest back control from tribals over the lucrative forest trade in goods such as bamboo and tendu leaves worth thousands of crores annually.This also involves management of potentially 80% of community forestlands in the state after the Union Tribal Affairs ministry’s volte-face… Read More

Active Social Life associated with Well-Being in Life

Summary: Staying active socially despite health-related challenges appears to help lessen the decline in well-being people often experience late in life, according to research.

Staying active socially despite health-related challenges appears to help lessen the decline in well-being people often experience late in life, according to research published… Read More

Anant Dot Com … a novel by Dr. Govind Sharma

The narrator of the novel, Mohan, belongs to a religious family. His grandfather is of the view that those with the traditional background should become familiar with the modern thought process and the westernized Indians should take interest in traditional Indian teachings so as to have a balanced outlook on life. Mohan gets admission in Saint John’s College… Read More

Access of advanced Arms & Ammunition to Security Forces to fight terror

The Central and State Security Forces and Intelligence agencies are well equipped with modern resources and equipments. The Central Government is assisting the States in this regard through schemes like Modernization of Police Forces (MPF) Scheme, Security Related Expenditure Scheme (SRE) and Modernisation Plan-II for CAPFs.

Under the MPF scheme, assistance… Read More

Rajdhanis and Shatabdis to run with 2 engines to reduce Travel Time

Railway Board

Two engines, instead of one, will drive each Rajdhani and Shatabdi train soon to give them additional speed and cut journey time significantly. While one engine will haul the train from the front, the second engine will be attached to the rear, giving the extra push to significantly reduce time taken by the train to accelerate and decelerate.

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Project Mausam aims to explore Multi-Faceted ‘Indian Ocean’ World

Minister of State for Culture and Tourism (Independent Charge) and Minister of State for Civil Aviation Dr. Mahesh Sharma has informed that the Project ‘Mausam’ is the initiative of Ministry of Culture which is to be implemented by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) as the nodal agency with research support of the Indira Gandhi National Centre for… Read More

Book on the ‘Culture Heritage of Trans Himalayas-Kinnaur’ released

Dr. Mahesh Sharma , the Minister for State (I/C) for Culture and Tourism and Minister of State for Civil Aviation released a book entitled “The Culture Heritage of Trans Himalayas-Kinnaur” authored by Shri P.S. Nagi Loktus  IAS (retd.).

Addressing on the occasion the Minister said that 73% of Himalayas ranges are in India. Himalayan region have vast… Read More

Impact of Crisis in EU & China Steel Market on Domestic Steel Industry

Steel

The Minister of Steel and Mines Shri Narendra Singh Tomar has informed that the global steel industry is going through a severe downturn. Demand slowdown and global overcapacity have resulted in very low international steel prices. Major steel producing countries, particularly China, are adopting a predatory pricing strategy and exporting at prices, … Read More

Start up India action plan shortlists seven Research Parks

Minister of State (Independent Charge) in the Ministry of Commerce & Industry Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman has informed that the Action Plan for Startup India launched by the Prime Minister on 16th January 2016 envisages setting up of 7 New Research Parks modeled on the Research Park at IIT Madras. Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru in Karnataka has been… Read More