Joint Indo-Bangladesh exercise Sampriti 2017 culminates

Joint Indo-Bangladesh exercise Sampriti 2017 culminates

Joint Indo-Bangladesh Training Exercise SAMPRITI 2017, which is being conducted at Counter Insurgency & Jungle Warfare School, Vairengte in Mizoram culminated today with a validation exercise.

It is the seventh such exercise in the SAMPRITI series.  The exercise has been aimed to strengthen and broaden the aspects of interoperability and cooperation… Read More

Researchers find link between Air Pollution and Psychological Distress

toxic air clouds mental health

Summary:Researchers have found a link between air pollution and psychological distress. The higher the level of particulates in the air, the study showed, the greater the impact on mental health. The study is believed to be the first to use a nationally representative survey pool, cross-referenced with pollution data at the census block level, to evaluate… Read More

Indian Railways Striding on low carbon Pathway

Indian Railways

Ministry of Railways hosted a side event titled, “Indian Transport Sector: Marching towards sustainable mobility” at Conference of Parties (COP-23), Indian Pavilion at Bonn, Germany on 14thNovember 2017. Two sessions were organized as a part of this side event, first session highlighted efforts of Indian Railways towards a low carbon pathway and … Read More

REC extends CSR support of 3.50 Cr to HelpAge India

REC extends CSR support

Rural Electrification Corporation Limited (REC), A Govt. of India Navratna Enterprise, committed financial assistance of Rs.3.50 crore to HelpAge India under its CSR initiative. The financial support will be utilized for the construction and operation of elderly shelter home with wellness facility (60 seater). The project is being undertaken at Shey… Read More

Arun Kumar Bijalwa appointed Functional Director- Finance | NHSRCL

National Speed Rail Corporation Limited

Shri Arun Kumar Bijalwa, presently Executive Director (Finance), Railway Board has been appointed as Functional Director (Finance) in National Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL). wishes Shri Arun Kumar Bijalwa the very best.… Read More

Rajendra Prasad appointed Functional Director- Project | NHSRCL

National Speed Rail Corporation Limited

Shri Rajendra Prasad presently Chief Track Engineer, Eastern Railway has been appointed as Functional Director (Project) in National Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL). wishes Shri Rajendra Prasad the very best.… Read More

Pre-ponement of introduction of BS -VI grade auto fuels in NCT Delhi

Pre-ponement of introduction of BS -VI grade auto fuels in NCT Delhi

The Government of India has been making concerted efforts in line with Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s Commitment at COP 21, to reduce vehicular emissions and improve fuel efficiency with an aim to reduce the carbon footprints and keep a healthy environment. India has followed the regulatory pathway for fuel quality and vehicle emissions standards… Read More

NGT directs Delhi government to seize 10 year old diesel taxis

National Green Tribunal

National Green Tribunal has directed Delhi government to seize 10-year-old diesel taxis without any delay as they cause air pollution. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar asked the city government to expeditiously take such vehicles off the roads.

The bench said that a large number of diesel taxis are operating in the national capital… Read More

CWC handed over dividend cheque of 53.14 Cr to Ram Vilas Paswan

CWC handed over dividend cheque of 53.14 Cr

Shri Harpreet Singh, Managing Director, CWC presented dividend cheque of Rs.53.14 crore to Shri Ram Vilas Paswan, Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution on 15th November, 2017 for dividend due to the Govt. of India on its 55% share in the capital of CWC, in the presence of Shri Ravi Kant, Secretary Department of Food & Public… Read More

Urjit Patel joins Advisory Board of Financial Stability Institute

Urjit Patel

RBI Governor Urjit Patel has been appointed to the Financial Stability Institute Advisory Board or the Bank of International Settlement (BIS). Bank for International Settlements is an international financial organisation owned by 60 member central banks across the world.

The Financial Stability Institute (FSI) of the BIS assists financial sector authorities… Read More

APCERT discuss duilding trust in Digital Economy


First ever Asia Pacific Computer Emergency Response Team (APCERT) Open Conference in India and the first in South Asia was held in New Delhi on November 15, 2017. It was inaugurated by the Hon’ble Minister of Electronics and Information Technology, Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad in the presence of the Minister of State of Electronics and Information Technology,… Read More

Recruitment Results finalized by UPSC in October, 2017


The following Recruitment Results have been finalized by the Union Public Service Commission during the month of October, 2017. The recommended candidates have been informed individually by post.

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