Summary:You probably know that walking does your body good, but it’s not just your heart and muscles that benefit. Researchers found that the foot’s impact during walking sends pressure waves through the arteries that significantly modify and can increase the supply of blood to the brain.
You probably know that walking does your body good, but… Read More
Summary:Generally speaking, plastic is incredibly resistant to breaking down. That’s certainly true of the trillion polyethylene plastic bags that people use each and every year. But researchers may be on track to find a solution to plastic waste. The key is a caterpillar commonly known as a wax worm.
Generally speaking, plastic is incredibly resistant… Read More
Climate change is predicted to cause a series of maladies for world oceans including heating up, acidification, and the loss of oxygen. A newly published study published online in the April 24 edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences entitled, “Ocean warming since 1982 has expanded the niche of toxic algal blooms in the North Atlantic… Read More
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on promised not to spring any surprises in fixing tax rates under the new GST regime, saying they will not be “significantly different” from current levels.
He, however, said companies should pass on to consumers the benefit of reduction in taxes under GST which will eliminate the current compounding effect of different… Read More
Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled translated volumes of Vachana, penned by 12th century social reformer Basavanna and other saints in 23 Indian languages on the occasion of Basava Jayanthi.
Mr Modi also released the digital version of the work at the first ever celebration of Basava Jayanthi at the national level in New Delhi. Vachana is a prosaic form … Read More
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will unveil translated volumes of Vachana, penned by 12th century social reformer Basavanna and other saints in 23 Indian languages, on the social reformer’s birth anniversary today.
The Prime Minister will also release the digital version of the work at the first ever celebration of Basava Jayanthi at the national level… Read More
Bharat broadband network limited, Department of Posts and BSNL have signed a tripartite Memorandum of Understanding in New Delhi for providing of BharatNet broadband connectivity to Post Offices in rural areas. Under the MoU, about 1.3 lakh post offices in rural areas and 25 thousand sub-post offices will be connected through broadband for high speed Internet… Read More
Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has said, banks cannot refuse to accept faded notes or those with scribbles. In a Circular to banks, RBI said such banknotes have to be treated as “soiled notes” and dealt with according to the RBI’s “clean note policy”.
The circular was issued after it received complaints that many branches were … Read More
Union Health Minister JP Nadda launched the Test and Treat policy for providing treatment to patients suffering from Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV).
Launching the policy at a function in New Delhi yesterday, Mr Nadda said, under it, the government will provide Anti- Retroviral Therapy (ART) treatment to the patients free of cost. He said, it is a centrally… Read More
The 51st meeting of Council of IITs was held in Mumbai. Addressing the media after the meeting, Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javdekar said the council has decided to increase female representation in IITs from 8 to 20 percent.
In an effort to reverse brain drain, Mr. Javdekar announced that an amount of 75,000 rupees will be released per… Read More