CIPAM-DIPP launches logo and Tagline contest for Geographical Indication

Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion

The Cell for IPR Promotions & Management (CIPAM) under the aegis of the Department of Industrial Policy Promotion (DIPP), Ministry of Commerce and Industry, has launched a logo and tagline/slogan contest for Geographical Indications (GIs) of India on website.

A Geographical Indication (GI) is primarily an agricultural, natural or… Read More

Higher rate of cancer in World’s ‘better’ countries


Summary:The world’s ‘better’ countries, with greater access to healthcare, experience much higher rates of cancer incidence than the world’s ‘worse off’ countries, according to new research.

The world’s “better” countries, with greater access to healthcare, experience much higher rates… Read More

Jaipur and Srinagar Airports rated Best Airports in the World


The Jaipur and Srinagar Airport got First and Second rank respectively in the category of 2-5 million passengers in ACI-ASQ Survey. Dr. Guruprasad Mohapatra, Chairman, Airports Authority of India along with his team received the ACI-ASQ Award at a function held in Mauritius on 17th October 2017. The Chairman congratulated both APDs for their stupendous … Read More

Indian Bureaucracy wishes all its Esteemed Readers a Happy Diwali

Happy Diwali

Dear Esteemed Reader, we started just 2.5 year back in 2017 and are sincerely happy and thankful for the support & blessings that you have given us.

With unique visitors of 5000+ and an average stay of 7.14 minutes per person , we presume that we are in the right track in providing news updates and Editorials, Health Papers,Defence News ,PSUs News etc .

We look… Read More

Do we need to reform international drug treaties as more countries legalize cannabis?

Do we need

Summary:The future of international drug control treaties is in doubt because of recent treaty-violating decisions to legalize cannabis use in Canada, the United States and Uruguay. A professor, whose 2014 review of 20 years of cannabis research made world headlines, thinks so. If decriminalization is the way of the future, he advocates a cautious approach… Read More

Not all glaciers in Antarctica have been affected by climate change

Summary:The effects of climate change, which are apparent in other parts of the Antarctic continent, are not yet observed for glaciers in the western Ross Sea coast, new research indicates.

A new study by scientists at Portland State University and the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) at the University of Colorado Boulder has found that the effects… Read More

GST was a transformative economic initiative Only teething troubles require redressal

GST Collection

“While it is understandable that in a democracy any one can criticise the Government of the day, a distinction should be made between political criticism and grievances of trade and industry.
FICCI has whole heartedly welcomed the introduction of a Goods & Services Tax (GST) – a revolutionary fiscal initiative taken unanimously by the Central Government… Read More

Mahesh Sharma emphasizes the need to give back to humanity to what we have consumed

Mahesh Sharma

’What is the use of last 70 years of independence if growth and development does not reach the last rung of the ladder of our society’ stated Dr Mahesh Sharma, Minister of State for Culture and Minister of State for Environment, Forest & Climate Change, addressing the 12th Sustainability Summit, organised by CII-ITC Centre of Excellence for Sustainable… Read More

Selection for the post of Director-Production | HEC


The Public Enterprises Selection Board (PESB) is seeking qualified candidates for the post Director(Production), Heavy Engineering Corporation Limited(HEC), a schedule ‘A’ CPSE,

Last Date of Receipt: on 16th October 2017

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Institutional Participation in Indian commodity derivatives market should inspire hedging interest


Mr. S K Mohanty, Executive Director, SEBI called upon big corporate houses to hedge on domestic exchanges in light of the upcoming institutional participation instead of participating in overseas exchanges. Mr. Mohanty was speaking at FICCI’s Conference on Institutional Participation in Commodity Derivatives Market organised here today.
Mr.… Read More

CCTNS Digital Police Portal launched to fast-track Criminal Justice System in the Country

Deepak Razdan

As crime continues to grow, and criminals turn tech-savvy, police investigators across States face a tough challenge to bring the law-breakers to justice.The situation is,however, undergoing a revolutionary change. The Digital Police Portal launched by the Government of India as part of the Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and Systems (CCTNS), in … Read More

WATSCAN and WatSmart as CII’s best gift to Industry

WATSCAN and WatSmart

Stating that Water will be number 1st priority for governance, Mr Amitabh Kant, Chief Executive Officer, NITI Aayog launched CII’s latest water tool, WatSmart today at the 3rd Water Innovation Summit 2017 on Economic Growth and Human Development  in the context of water scarcity. WatSmart assesses and ranks companies in water management and waterRead More