India to raise violent extremism, terrorism at Commonwealth meet

Ravi Shankar Prasad

India will raise the issues of violent extremism, promotion of terrorism and use of online means of recruitment by extremist groups at a Commonwealth forum next week. Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad will lead the Indian delegation to the Bahamas for the Commonwealth Law Ministers Meeting from October 16 to 19, where he will also talk about Digital India… Read More

CBSE schools teachers start training to aware students over addiction to online games


In Assam, many schools affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) have started training their teachers as how to make students aware of the danger of addiction to online games and teach them to use the Internet more judiciously and productively. Our Correspondent reports that the move comes in the wake of a recent guideline circulated by … Read More

UP Government mulling changes to state Education system

UP Government

The Uttar Pradesh government is mulling significant changes to the state’s education system, including conducting examinations under the watch of CCTV cameras, Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma has said.To begin with, the government has plans to introduce the NCERT pattern in examinations conducted by the UP Board to bring government school … Read More

10 public & 10 private Universities will be made world class in country

Narendra Modi

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced 10 public Universities and 10 private Universities will be made world class universities in the country.Addressing centenary celebrations of Patna University, Mr.Modi said selection of these universities will be on merit and there will no interference from anyone. He said there will be no Government control … Read More

BIS Act 2016 brought into force with effect from 12th October

Bureau of Indian Standards

A new Bureau of Indian standards (BIS) Act 2016 which was notified on 22nd March, 2016, has been brought into force with effect from 12th October, 2017. The Act establishes the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) as the National Standards Body of India. The Act has enabling provisions for the Government to bring under compulsory certification regime any goods… Read More

Rapid Progress in Micro Irrigation | Radha Mohan

Radha Mohan Singh

The five day India water week (IWW) – 2017 concluded in New Delhi today with a call for efficient management of available water resources in the country by Union Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Minister Shri Radha Mohan Singh. Addressing the valedictory session of IWW the Minister said that the present NDA government has achieved unparallel success… Read More

New Guinness record at India International Science Festival Chennai 2017

New Guinness record at India International Science Festival Chennai 2017

Day two of the India International Science Festival (IISF) in Anna University campus at Chennai saw the making of a new Guinness World Record for the Largest Biology Lesson. One thousand forty nine (1049) students participated in the record breaking session. While inaugurating the Largest Biology Lesson, Union Minister for Science & Technology and … Read More

AIIA to be dedicated to Nation by PM | Ayurveda Day, 17th October

Ayurveda Day

The First ever All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA), set up along the lines of AIIMS, will be dedicated to the Nation by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi on Ayurveda Day on 17th October, 2017 at New Delhi. Set up as an apex institute under the Ministry of AYUSH, the AIIA will bring synergy between the traditional wisdom of Ayurveda and modern diagnostic … Read More

Astronomers find a potential solution as to how planets formed


Summary:The quest to discover how planets found in the far reaches of the universe are born has taken a new, crucial twist.

The quest to discover how planets found in the far reaches of the universe are born has taken a new, crucial twist.

A new study by an international team of scientists, led by Stefan Kraus from the University of Exeter, has given a fascinating

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Keep it local’ approach more effective than government schemes at protecting rainforest

Keep it local' approach

Summary:Conservation initiatives led by local and indigenous groups can be just as effective as schemes led by government, according to new research. In some cases in the Amazon rainforest, grassroots initiatives can be even more effective at protecting this vital ecosystem.

Conservation initiatives led by local and indigenous groups can be just as effective… Read More

9th Day of Paryatan Parv celebrated across Country


While delivering his Inaugural Address on 20th January 2017 at the National Conference of Central and State/UT Ministers and Secretaries of Tourism, Culture and Sports at Kutch the Prime Minister stated that the Government Departments, Ministries work in silo and there is need for greater coordination among them. Paryatan Parv is one such attempt to bring… Read More

MOIL need to contribute Manganese for Defence manufacturing

Dipankar Shome

MOIL must make significant contribution to Make in India by developing technology to meet Manganese requirement of batteries to be used in Electric Vehicles etc., said Steel Minister Shri Birender Singh while chairing mid-year review meeting of MOIL, a PSU under Ministry of Steel. The Minister asked the PSU to plan for building capacities in tungsten mining… Read More