Boeing-Lockheed Martin Protest Statement on Long Range Strike-Bomber

The Boeing Company filed with the GAO its 133-page brief in response to the Air Force’s filing, in the company’s protest of the Air Force’s selection of the Nation’s next-generation Long Range Strike Bomber. The Boeing and Lockheed Martin team believe that the Air Force’s selection process was irreparably flawed and therefore have decided… Read More

Anand Diagnostic introduces Non -Evasive Diabetic Retinopathy Tests

Anand Diagnostic Laboratory, one of Karnataka’s oldest private diagnostic labs, has introduced a new method of Diabetic Retinopathy Screening (DRS) that is painless and reduces the time required for the test by 90 percent. Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is the most common diabetic eye disease and the leading cause of new cases of blindness among the… Read More

Childline Toll Free Centres available in 366 districts across the country

The Ministry of Women and Child Development is providing support for an emergency outreach service under the Integrated Child Protection Scheme (ICPS) for children in distress. This service is available through a dedicated toll free number, 1098 and can be accessed by children in crisis or by adults on their behalf. This service is being provided in public… Read More

Measures to regulate fraud on Matrimonial Websites

Union Minister of Women and Child Development, Smt Maneka Sanjay Gandhi has informed. Instances of frauds on matrimonial websites are brought to the notice of the Government time to time. A meeting was held on 17th November, 2015 with Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), Department of Information Technology (DEITY) and online service providers of the matrimonial… Read More

602 Special Newborn Care Units (SNCUs) operational in the country

The Minister for Health & Family Welfare, Shri J P Nadda has stated .Infant Mortality Rate in the country has shown steady decline from 47 per 1000live births in 2010 to 40 per 1000 live births in 2013.

Currently, there are 602 Special Newborn Care Units (SNCU), 2228 New Born Stabilization Units (NBSU) and 16968 Newborn Care Corners (NBCC) established across… Read More

B S Bishnoi appointed Ambassador of India to Thailand

Shri Bhagwant Singh Bishnoi, IFS (1983 batch) presently posted as Deputy Permanent Representative of India to New York, has been appointed as the Ambassador of India to the Kingdom of Thailand. wishes the very best.… Read More

Textiles Minister launches ERP system of NHDC

In line with the Digital India initiative of Government of India, National Handloom Development Corporation Ltd. (NHDC) has decided to implement Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system for its commercial activities for the benefit of handloom weavers. The ERP system will improve productivity, increase efficiencies, decrease costs and streamline… Read More

10,000-year record shows dramatic uplift at Andean Volcano

Summary:Ongoing studies of a massive volcanic field in the Andes mountains show that the rapid uplift which has raised the surface more than six feet in eight years has occurred many times during the past 10,000 years.

Ongoing studies of a massive volcanic field in the Andes mountains show that the rapid uplift which has raised the surface more than six feet in… Read More

India, Russia likely to sign pact on Kudankulam during PM Modi’s visit

In a move to scale up cooperation in the nuclear energy sector, India and Russia are likely to sign an agreement on Kudankulam units 5 and 6 during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the Eurasian country from Wednesday.

Sources said the government is also planning to make optimum use of the available nuclear sites in various states to accommodate more… Read More

Subhash Chandra appointed as Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Mines GOI

Subhash Chandra IFS (AGMUT 1988) presently posted in cadre, has been appointed as Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Mines Government of India. wishes the very best.… Read More

India will need more than just 36 Rafale jets, says Saab

Swedish defence major Saab AB has offered to manufacture its fifth-generation Gripen fighter aircraft here with technology transfer to India, in a renewed bid for a pie in the multi-billion dollar Indian Air Force (IAF) modernisation plan.

Saab, which lost in the medium multi-role combat aircraft (MMRCA) tender in 2011 – won by French firm Dassault Aviation… Read More