Aarti Ahuja appointed Joint Director- LBSNAA

Arti Ahuja, lAS

Ms. Aarti Ahuja IAS (OD 1990) has been appointed as Joint Director (JS level), Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration (LBSNAA), Mussoorie under the Department of Personnel & Training, from the date of assumption of the charge of the post, for a tenure of five years  vice Ms. Jaspreet Talwar IAS (PB 1995);

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Sanjiv Narain Mathur appointed Joint Secretary- Pension & Pensioners

Sanjiv Narain Mathur IRAS

Shri Sanjiv Narain Mathur IRAS(1992) has been appointed as Joint Secretary, Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare, from the date of assumption of the charge of the post, for a tenure of five years vice Ms. Vandana Sharma, ICAS(1984);

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P K Swain appointed Joint Secretary- Agriculture Department

Department of Agriculture,

Shri Prasanta Kumar Swain IPoS(1987) has been appointed as Joint Secretary, Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers Welfare, from the date of assumption of the charge of the post, for a tenure of five years or upto his superannuation on 30.06.2022 vice Shri Shakil P. Ahammed, IAS (AM:1995);

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Research suggests major flaws in US drugs with accelerated approval

Major flaws

Summary:Major flaws have been identified in the fast tracking of some drugs available to the American public without any stringent clinical evidence of their benefits.

A new study published today has exposed major flaws in the fast tracking of some drugs available to the American public without any stringent clinical evidence of their benefits.

Researchers

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Bipul Pathak appointed Joint Secretary- Ministry of Mines

Bipul Pathak IAS

Shri Bipul Pathak IAS (JK 1992) has been appointed as Joint Secretary, Ministry of Mines, from the date of assumption of the charge of the post, for a tenure of five years  vice Shri Nikunja Bihari Dhal, IAS(OR 1993);

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Radiation therapy vital to treating brain tumors, but it exacts a toll

Radiation therapy vital to treating brain

Summary:Radiation therapy (RT) using high-energy particles is a common and critical component in successfully treating patients with brain tumors but it is also associated with significant adverse effects. In a new study, researchers report that irradiation can cause broader adverse effects, altering the structural network properties in impacted … Read More

NGT notice to Centre, Haryana on construction in Aravallis

NGT

A plea seeking the demolition of apartments located in the eco-sensitive Aravalli area has prompted the National Green Tribunal to seek a response from the Centre and the Haryana government.A vacation bench headed by Justice R S Rathore issued notices to the environment ministry, Delhi and Haryana governments, the municipal corporation of Gurugram (MCG),… Read More

Government committed to fast-track development in NE

Home Minister

The Centre is committed to fast tracking the development initiatives in the northeastern region, especially in border areas, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said.Addressing a meeting of the chief ministers of the four northeastern states which share border with Myanmar, Singh said the region is immensely rich in human and natural resources and its ethnic and… Read More

Microplastic debris may be the next big threat to our Seas

big threat to our seas

Summary:More than five trillion pieces of plastic debris are estimated to be in our oceans, though many are impossible to see with the naked eye.Plastic, metal, rubber and paper are some of the materials that pollute the world’s oceans, often in the form of soda cans, cigarette butts, plastic bags and bottles, and fishing gear.

Environmental and marine

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House lessons for Goa legislators in day-long workshop

Manohar Parrikar

A day-long workshop was held here for Goa Assembly MLAs to train them on legislative proceedings besides maintaining discipline and decorum on the floor of the House.”Delhi-based private agency PRS legislators research held an orientation for Goa MLAs on their conduct in the legislative assembly. They were also trained about the proceedings in the… Read More

Monsoon session of Parliament likely to begin on 12 July

Monsoon session

The month-long Monsoon session of Parliament is likely to commence from July 12.As per one of the proposals before the Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs (CCPA), the session will begin from July 12 and conclude on August 11, according to government sources.

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51 EMR Schools made functional during last 3 years

Eklavya Model Residential Schools

Ministry of Tribal Affairs has actively initiated various efforts during the last three years to make more Eklavya Model Residential Schools (EMRS) functional. As a result, 51 new EMRS were made functional during the last three years. 161 EMR Schools are functional right now, while this figure was at 110 in the year 2013-14. More than 52 thousand tribal students… Read More