The Public Enterprises Selection Board (PESB) is seeking qualified candidates for the post of Director(Network Planning & Marketing), Railtel Corporation of India Limited.
Last Date of Receipt: on 22nd December, 2017.
Till three years ago, millions of people across India, mostly the rural population and many in urban regions, were nonchalant about performing their early morning rituals, particularly relieving themselves anywhere out in the open. They were unconcerned about hygiene, and diseases that could afflict them. Parents were exposing their children to grave… Read More
Union Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports, Col. Rajyavardhan Rathore has said, the government will launch a ‘Khelo India’ programme at a cost of 1,756 crore rupees for the period 2017-18 to 2019-20. He said the initiative marks a watershed moment in the history of Indian sports, as the programme aims at mainstreaming sports as a tool … Read More
Sleuths of the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI), a pioneer Intelligence Agency of the Government of India, zeroed in on an office premises at Bharuch in Gujarat State and recovered about Rs. 48.91 crores of demonetised currency in Rs. 500 and Rs.1,000 denomination currency notes.
Acting on the specific intelligence, the officers of DRI, Surat, … Read More
GAIL (India) Limited has awarded laying contract for 520 kms pipeline connectivity from Dobhi (in Bihar) to Durgapur (in West Bengal) including 120 kms line to Jamshedpur (in Jharkhand). With these awards, major contracts for Phase – II of the Jagdishpur-Haldia & Bokaro-Dhamra Natural Gas Pipeline (JHBDPL) project, have been finalised. The prestigious… Read More
Summary:A new systematic synthesis shows that there are at least 27 different physiological pathways in which a heatwave can kill a human being, and everyone is at risk.
Around the world, numerous cases have revealed the considerable dangers of extreme heatwaves. Over 70,000 people perished to the extreme heat of the 2003 European heatwave, >10,000 people… Read More
Summary:Preschool children who engage in math activities at home with their parents not only improve their math skills, but also their general vocabulary, according to research from Purdue University.
Preschool children who engage in math activities at home with their parents not only improve their math skills, but also their general vocabulary, according… Read More
Summary:Insects have been a valuable source of nutritional protein for centuries, as both food and feed. The challenge now is to broaden their appeal, safely and sustainably.
Feelings often run high where insects are concerned, with many people even squeamish to look on them, let alone touch or swallow them. And yet insects present a huge nutritional opportunity… Read More
The Centre has sanctioned Rs 75 crore for setting up a Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) bottling plant in Meghalaya which will help increase the clean fuel’s penetration, especially in the rural areas of the state.
A memorandum of understanding (MOU) was inked today between the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas and the state government in the presence… Read More
The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) has notified the IBBI (Grievance and Complaint Handling Procedure) Regulations, 2017 in the Gazette of India on 7th December, 2017. The Regulations enable a Stakeholder, namely, debtor, creditor, claimant, service provider, resolution applicant or any other person having an interest in an insolvency… Read More
The provisional figures of Direct Tax collections up to November, 2017 show that net collections are at Rs. 4.8 lakh crore which is 14.4% higher than the net collections for the corresponding period of last year.
The Net Direct Tax collections represent 49% of the total Budget Estimates of Direct Taxes for the Financial Year. 2017-18 (Rs. 9.8 lakh crore). … Read More