Swachh Bharat Mission Activities | NLC India

NLC India

NLC India has organized the fortnight long Clean India celebrations which begins today in a constructive  way by involving the General Public.

Mahatma Gandhi

The Central Government has a Mission to make the country clean by October, 2019, the 150th Birth Anniversay of Mahatma Gandhi through a massive project and is already executing it.  They have planned… Read More

Rear Admiral Travis Sinniah appointed Chief | Sri Lanka Naval Forces

Rear Admiral Travis Sinniah

Rear Admiral Travis Sinniah has been appointed as the chief of Sri Lanka’s naval forces, making him the first from the minority Tamil community to head the Navy since the brutal civil war erupted in the country 45 years ago. Shri Sinniah, who played a decisive role in the destruction of the LTTE warships in deep sea during the height of the civil war, was appointed… Read More

India will benefit from growing tax revenue in FY2018

tax

India’s tax revenues will benefit from a widening tax base and robust advance collections, but non-tax revenues will face speed-bumps in fiscal 2018, the Development Bank of Singapore said . The routine sources of support are likely to wane this year – dividends from the central bank and other public sector banks/entities, divestment receipts… Read More

Deepa appeals for Khel Ratna, gets Haryana CM backing

Deepa appeals

Ignored for this year’s Khel Ratna award, Rio Paralympics silver-medallist Deepa Malik and Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar have requested the Sports Ministry to reconsider her case but the government is unlikely to accept their “appeal”.

The award selection panel has recommended javelin thrower Devendra Jhajharia, the… Read More

Social isolation and loneliness | Greater threat to public health than obesity

Social isolation

Summary:Loneliness and social isolation may represent a greater public health hazard than obesity, and their impact has been growing and will continue to grow, according to research.

Loneliness and social isolation may represent a greater public health hazard than obesity, and their impact has been growing and will continue to grow, according to research… Read More

Swachh Sankalp se Swachh Siddhi Competition

Swachh Bharat

The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given the clarion call to achieve a New India by 2022 under Sankalp se Siddhi, a mass resolve to make all dirt and filth quit India. In pursuit of this vision, the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation is organising countrywide Film, Essay and Painting Competition between 17th  August and 8th  September, 2017 … Read More

Aging in Lung Epithelial cells

Aging in Lung Epithelial

Pulmonary fibrosis can possibly be attributed to a kind of cellular aging process, which is called senescence. This has been shown by researchers from the Helmholtz Zentrum München, partner in the German Center for Lung Research (DZL). As they report in the European Respiratory Journal, they have already successfully counteracted this mechanism in … Read More

Product differentiation is the key strategy to meet the competition | P K Singh

strategy to meet the competition , P K Singh

Steel Authority of India Ltd. (SAIL) Chairman, Shri P.K. Singh visited SAIL’s Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP), on 18th August and interacted with a cross section of around 700 enthusiastic employees. Throwing light on the current scenario in the steel industry, Mr. P. K. Singh said, “In the present circumstances, only the best in the class will survive. At … Read More

Vishal Sikka resigns as Infosys MD and CEO

Vishal Sikka

Shri Vishal Sikka has resigned as the MD and CEO of India’s second largest IT services firm Infosys.”…The board of directors of Infosys Limited has at its meeting today accepted the resignation of Dr Vishal Sikka as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the company with immediate effect,” the IT firm said in a BSE filing.… Read More

Finance Minister urges states CM to reduce VAT on petroleum products

Finance Minister

Finance minister Arun Jaitley has written to state chief ministers urging the States to reduce burden of Value Added Tax (VAT) on Petroleum Products used as inputs in making of goods after the introduction of Goods and Services Tax (GST). The letter by Finance Minister highlights a concern being raised by the manufacturing sector in the country regarding… Read More

54 IAS officers in Uttarakhand get notice for not attending flag hoisting

IAS

As many as 54 IAS officers in Uttarakhand have been served show cause notices for not attending the flag hoisting event here on Independence Day, official sources said .The list of officers who have been given show cause notices include those of the rank of principal and additional secretaries, the sources said.It is for the first time after the creation of Uttarakhand… Read More

People who drink 3 to 4 times per week less likely to develop diabetes than those who never drink

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Summary:Frequent alcohol consumption is associated with a reduced risk of diabetes in both men and women, according to a new study, with alcohol consumption over 3-4 week days giving the lowest risks of diabetes.

Frequent alcohol consumption is associated with a reduced risk of diabetes in both men and women, according to a new study published in DiabetologiaRead More

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