India pushing plans to make it easier for filmmakers to shoot films

Narendra modi

Producers of 2012 James Bond flick Skyfall had approached the Indian government with a request to shoot a part of the film in the country, but a high number of clearances required had prompted them to cancel the plan.

James Bond may not have to go back disappointed the next time he wants to come to India as the government is pushing a plan to make it much easier for both… Read More

A K Tiwari appointed as Resident Commissioner -Karnataka Bhawan

Atul Kumar IAS

Shri Atul Kumar Tiwari IAS ( Karnataka 1990) presently posted as Principal Secretary, Health, Karnataka Government, will be appointed as Resident Commissioner(RC)of Karnataka Bhawan in New Delhi. wishes the very best.… Read More

Kiren Rijiju inaugurates SAADMEx 2015


Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri Kiren Rijiju, has called for strengthening institutional systems to strengthen the Disaster Response mechanism amongst the South Asian countries. Inaugurating the first “South Asian Annual Disaster Management Exercise” (SAADMEx) – 2015 here today, Shri Rijiju called upon the eight member … Read More

V V Pant appointed as PS to Kalraj Mishra, MS&ME ,GOI

Vijay Vishwas Pant IAS

Shri Vijay Vishwas Pant IAS  (Uttar Pradesh 2004) presently posted as Managing Director(MD), Paschimanchal Vidyut Vitran Nigam Limited, has been appointed as Private Secretary to Kalraj Mishra, Union Minister for Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises(MS&ME), Government of India. wishes the very best.… Read More

J K Mohapatra given addl.charge as Secy-Ministry of D.W & S ,GOI

Jugal Kishore Mohapatra IAS

Shri Jugal Kishore Mohapatra IAS  (Orissa 1979) presently posted as Secretary, Rural Development, has been assigned an additional charge of Secretary, Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation Government of India. wishes the very best.… Read More

HRD Ministry sets up exclusive panel on Sanskrit promotion

Sanskrit promotion

The human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry has constituted a 13-member expert committee exclusively on Sanskrit in its attempt to revive interest in the ancient language.
Headed by N Gopalaswami, the former chief election commissioner (CEC) and now Chancellor of Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeeth in Tirupati, the committee has been asked to recommend … Read More

Defence Minister inaugurates DEFCOM-2015


The Defence Minister Shri Manohar Parrikar has stressed the need to enhance the Information, Communications, Technology, Electronics and Cyber (ICTEC) infrastructure capabilities of the Indian Army to ensure protection from disruptive cyber-attacks and manipulations. Addressing the inaugural function of the two day long DEFCOM-2015 , Shri Parrikar… Read More

Indian Government announces Sale of Government Stocks


Government of India have announced the Sale (re-issue) of (i) “7.68 per cent Government Stock 2023” for a notified amount of Rs. 2,000 crore (nominal) through price based auction, (ii) “7.72 per cent Government Stock 2025” for a notified amount of Rs. 7,000 crore (nominal) through price based auction, (iii) “7.73 per cent Government Stock 2034” for a notified… Read More

Research Councils UK and Biotechnology Dept sign Work Agreement

Prof Jane Elliott

The Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India and Research Councils UK (RCUK) India have signed a letter of intent to work together in Climate Change and Agriculture, Antimicrobial Resistance and Vaccine Development. This new initiative was announced during the India Prime Minister’s visit to the UK … Read More

Venkaiah Naidu announces 3,250 cr for Delhi Decongestion & Development

Venkaiah Naidu

Minister of Urban Development Shri M.Venkaiah Naidu announced a Rs.3,250 cr special assistance for decongestion of roads and development of Delhi. Various projects to be taken up in this regard will be funded from the Urban Development Fund of the Ministry of Urban Development. This was announced by Shri Naidu after launching the intensive Swachh Delhi campaign… Read More

Thales unveils new HD zoom lens for Security Services

Edition of the Milipol exhibition in Paris saw Thales unveiling a new ruggedised 10×20 HD D/N zoom lens developed specifically for the security and surveillance market. The high- definition lens is the only product of its kind available today, capturing very high-quality imagery in all operational conditions during the day and at night. With State… Read More