New Images from Space show Earth & Solar Storms

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) released the first images from two Earth and solar weather-monitoring space instruments aboard the GOES-16 satellite, which launched in November. Today’s images from the Geostationary Lightning Mapper (GLM) are a first for continuous lightning tracking in geostationary orbit, 22,300… Read More

India- fastest growing major Global Economy in the World


On February 28, 2017, India’s quarterly estimates of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rate have projected the Q3 GDP estimates at 7 percent.  India remains one of the fastest growing emerging market economies driven by key structural reforms, normal monsoon and reduced external vulnerabilities. Inflation has declined from 6 percent in July 2016 to 3.4… Read More

Pakistan launched Anti-Terrorist Ops Radd-Ul-Fassad- Genuine effort or façade ?

Operation Zarb-i-Azb in North Waziristan along the Pakistan-Afghanistan border (2014) is now a thing of the past. The all powerful Pakistani Army has recently launched Operation Radd-ul-Fassad.
Major General Asif Ghafoor, Director General of the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) media wing of Pakistani army announced that Operation Radd-ul-Fassad… Read More

RINL bags Excellence in Exports Award

The Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited(RINL) has been conferred with Star Performer Award for its export performance by the Engineering Export Promotion Council (EEPC) sponsored by the Union Ministry of Commerce.

With export products hitting the market, RINL, the corporate entity of Visakhapatnam Steel Plant has started leveraging its shore-based location… Read More

PFC sanctions financial assistance of 2703 Cr to West Bengal

Power Finance Corporation Limited (PFC), a Navratna and leading Non-Banking Financial Company (NBFC)  in power sector has sanctioned a term loan of Rs.2,703.88 crore to West Bengal Power Development Corporation Limited (WBPDCL) for construction of Unit-5 (1X660MW) under Phase-III of Sagardighi Thermal Power Station in Murshidabad District of West… Read More

D B V Varma concurrently accredited as Ambassador to Andorra

Shri D. Bala Venkatesh Varma IFS (1988), presently Ambassador of India to the Kingdom of Spain, has been concurrently accredited as the next Ambassador of India to the Principality of Andorra, with residence in Madrid (Spain). He is expected to take up his assignment shortly. wishes Shri D. Bala Venkatesh Varma the very best.… Read More

India & UN MoU on Women Gender Equality & Empowerment

Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and the United Nations Entity of Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN-Women).

The proposal seeks to provide technical support to the Ministry of Panchayati Raj in strengthening capacities of governance … Read More

Naresh Salecha takes charge as Director, Finance- DFCCIL

Shri Naresh Salecha has assumed charge of Director, Finance in the Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India (DFCCIL) of Railways.

Shri Naresh Salecha served as the Chief Vigilance Officer of Indian Railway Finance Corporation Limited. Mr. Salecha served as a Director of RailTel Corporation of India Ltd. until 2003. Mr. Salecha served as an Executive… Read More

IT&E MoU between India & Portugal

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its ex-post facto approval for the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Portugal on cooperation in the field of IT&E. The MoU was signed on January 6, 2017 in New Delhi.

The MoU will help in developing a long term and sustainable cooperation on the basis of equality… Read More

NLCIL receives Fly Ash Utilisation Award 2017

Fly ash Utilisation award 2017 is given by Mission Energy Foundation, a not for profit organisation to power producing companies demonstrating highest level of commitment in utilisation of fly ash with best practices. This year NLC’s Thermal Power Stations has been selected as the Winner among many power stations participated under the category of TPPS … Read More

NBCC signs MoU with Ministry of Tourism

A Tripartite Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed recently, between Ministry of Tourism, NBCC and Government of Jammu and Kashmir for implementation of Integrated Development of Tourist facilities at Gulmarg – Baramulla – Kupwara – Leh. Signed in presence of Shri Vinod Zutshi, Secretary, Ministry of Tourism, major components of work, … Read More