PM lays Foundation Stone of Hydro Engineering College in Himachal

Foundation Stone of Hydro Engineering College NTPC hydro college

Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, laid the foundation stone of Hydro Engineering College at Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh today. The college being set up by NTPC, the largest power utility in the country and NHPC , will provide Btech courses in mechanical, electrical, civil and computer science disciplines of Engineering. The setting up of the college will… Read More

Puducherry farmers to get free power for irrigation purpose

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The government today announced that farmers in Puducherry will get power supply free of cost from the current month for pump sets used for irrigation purpose.

The Department of Agriculture said in a notification that introduction of free power supply for farmers was in keeping with the assurance given by the Agriculture Minister during the budget session … Read More

Joint Review Meeting held for revival of closed Fertilizer Plants

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Minister of State (I/C) for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan attended a joint meeting in the Chairmanship of Minister for Chemicals & Fertilizers and Parliamentary Affairs, Shri Ananthkumar on revival plans of closed fertilizers plants under Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers today. The meeting was also attended by Minister … Read More

NITI Ayog praises selection of 100 smart cities without controversy


Minister of Urban Development Shri M Venkaiah Naidu asserted that implementation of Smart City Mission is certainly changing the way the city governments are addressing issues of urban planning and execution. He spoke on various aspects of development of smart cities in the country at the Knowledge sharing workshop on ‘Smart Cities and Informed Urbanisation’… Read More

No privatisation of railways, public service paramount

The Union Minister for Railways, Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu addressing at the inauguration of the International Conference on "Technology for Ultra High Speed Rolling Stock", jointly organised by the Institute of Rolling Stock Engineers (IRSE) and the Indian Railways Service of Mechanical Engineers Association (IRSMEA) with active support of Indian Railways, in New Delhi on September 02, 2016.

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has ruled out privatisation of Indian Railways, saying it cannot ignore the common man who depends hugely on the public transporter.He also said that the railways will have to bear the public service obligation – which is currently between Rs 30,000 and 35,000 crore – for the foreseeable future.

Prabhu rejected… Read More

Government extends service tax return filing date to 30 April

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The Centre has extended the last date for filing service tax return by five days to April 30, in a relief to lakhs of service providers.

“The CBEC hereby extends the date for submission of form ST-3 for the period from October 1 to March 31, 2017, from April 25 to April 30, 2017,” the apex policy making body of the indirect tax department said in an office… Read More

Think brain games make you smarter? Think again


Be skeptical of ads declaring you can rev up your brain’s performance by challenging it with products from the growing brain-training industry.

Science does not support many of the claims.

That’s according to a new study published in the science journal Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience from a team of Florida State University researchers.


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PM launches UDAN – Regional Connectivity Scheme

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The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, launched UDAN – the Regional Connectivity Scheme for civil aviation, from Shimla Airport. Under this scheme, flights have begun today from Shimla, Nanded and Kadapa Airports.

The Prime Minister also unveiled an e-plaque to mark the laying of Foundation Stone of a Hydro Engineering College at Bilaspur, Himachal … Read More

NCST Seeks Information on Fake ST Certificate

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National Commission for Schedule Tribes (NCST) has asked Uttar Pradesh Government to furnish information on fake certificates of Gond tribal community. The Secretary, NCST in his letter to Chief Secretary, UP has said that it has been brought to the notice of the Commission that many persons from Nayak Brahman and Brahman Ojha community in Gorakhpur, Devaria,… Read More

India successfully test-fires Agni-III ballistic missile

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India successfully carried out a fresh user trial of 3,000 kilometre range Agni-III ballistic missile from Abdul Kalam Island off Odisha coast today. The Strategic Forces Command with logistics support from Defence Research Development Organisation (DRDO) carried out the test from launch pad No. 4 of the Integrated Test Range.
Defence sources said the … Read More

CBSE will conduct NET exam in July 2017


University Grants Commission has decided that the Central Board of the Secondary Education, CBSE will conduct the National Eligibility Test (NET) exam in July this year.

An official notification in this regard is likely to be isuued soon. NET exam is held twice a year–July and December for the grant of Junior Research Fellowship and eligibility for … Read More

R K Pachnanda appointed DG, ITBP

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Shri R K Pachnanda IPS (WB 1983) presently Director General, National Disaster Response Force has been appointed the post of Director General, Indo-Tibetan Border Police, vice Shri Krishna Choudhary, IPS (BH1979), DG, ITBP due to retire on superannuation on June 30, 2017, from the date of joining the post and up to October 31, 2018.… Read More