Indian Diaspora | A unique global asset

Pragit Parameswaran

When Saddam Hussein’s Iraqi forces invaded Kuwait in 1990, Mathunny Mathews better known as Toyota Sunny stepped in as ‘Messiah Mathews’. Sunny’s immense contribution played a crucial role of saving 1,70,000 Indians from the Kuwait war in 488 flights.

Indian Diaspora in 2017 witnessed a biggest lose when Bollywood flick ‘Airlift’ inspired… Read More

Prabhu Nath appointed Dy Commissioner | Revenue Department, UP

Prabhu Nath PCS

Shri Prabhu Nath presently Additional District Magistrate of Gorakhpur has now been transferred  as Deputy  Commissioner, in Revenue Department. This transfer order may seem, at the first sight, as a punishment for BDR Hospital tragedy.

Prabhu Nath was the SDM of Jhansi when this spying racket came to the light. Anti Terrorist Squad (ATS) had revealed… Read More

NABARD sanctions 1350 Cr loan to Rajasthan Goernment

NABARD

The National Bank of Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has sanctioned a loan assistance of Rs 1,349.55 crore to the Rajasthan government for creation of rural infrastructure in the state under the Rural Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF).

The sanction includes assistance for construction of two rural drinking water supply projects, strengthening/… Read More

Digital India tripping in Assam due to lack of power

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ambitious Digital India mission may trip due to lack of adequate power in Assam. To address this issue, state Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal will shortly be meeting Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal. According to officials, the state presently is getting 2 MBPS internet speed whereas the requirement for a good service… Read More

Selection for the post of Director-Finance | TCIL

Vacancy

The Public Enterprises Selection Board (PESB) is seeking qualified candidates for the post of of Director (Finance), Telecommunications Consultants India Limited, a schedule ‘A’ CPSE

Last Date of Receipt: 17th October 2017

More: http://pesb.gov.in/Vacancy/TCIL-DIR-FIN.pdfRead More

Shapath Bharadwaj wins bronze at Junior Shotgun World Cup

Shapath Bharadwaj

Teenager Shapath Bharadwaj won a bronze medal in the double trap event while Lakshay Sheoran and Manisha Keer combined to win a bronze in the mixed team trap competition at the ISSF Junior Shotgun World Cup in Porpetto, Italy.

The 15-year old Bharadwaj, from Meerut, shot a 48 in the final to finish behind gold-medal winning Briton James Dedman and silver medalist… Read More

Flight services at Delhi Airport temporarily halted after drone spotted

Ministry of Civil Aviation

Flight services at Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi were temporarily halted yesterday evening after a pilot of Air Asia spotted a drone in the area. Sources said, this led to diversion of some flights that were to land at the airport. The services at the airport resumed after nearly 40 minutes of the incident.… Read More

IIT entrance exam JEE advanced to go completely online from 2018

The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) for the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) will go completely online from 2018. The Joint Admission Board (JAB), which is the policy-making body on IIT admissions, took the decision at a meeting in Chennai yesterday. In a statement, IIT-Madras Director and JAB Chairman Prof Bhaskar Ramamurthi said it has… Read More

Believing the future will be favorable may prevent action

Believing the future

Summary:People tend to believe that others will come around to their point of view over time, according to new findings. The findings show that this ‘belief in a favorable future’ holds across various contexts and cultures, shedding light on some of the causes and consequences of the political polarization evident today.

People tend to believe… Read More

Launch 15 medical outlets of AMRIT Deendayal in Assam, UP & Punjab

AMRIT Deendayal

Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare JP Nadda will launch 15 medical outlets of AMRIT Deendayal in Assam, Uttar Pradesh and Punjab through Video Conference from Shimla today.Mr Nadda will also inaugurate one outlet of AMRIT Deendayal at Indira Gandhi Medical College (IGMC) Shimla. Affordable Medicines and Reliable Implants for Treatment, AMRIT … Read More

Yoga | Very effective at reducing symptoms of depression

Pranayama-yoga

Summary:A multi-week regimen may be an effective complement to traditional therapy for depression, multiple studies suggest.

People who suffer from depression may want to look to yoga as a complement to traditional therapies as the practice appears to lessen symptoms of the disorder, according to studies presented at the 125th Annual Convention of the … Read More

Flood situation in Bihar worsens | death toll rises to 205

Flood situation

In Bihar, the death toll due to floods has risen to 205, with the recovery of 33 more bodies. The situation has worsened in the state as new areas in Darbhanga, Samastipur, Gopalganj and Siwan districts have been inundated. Breaching of river embankments further aggravated the situation. Several rivers, including Bagmati, Kamla Balan and Gandak are flowing… Read More

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