Daily News Updates

Government school students move up the learning curve

January 20, 2017

The eleventh Annual Survey of Education Report (ASER), released recently, has given a glimmer of hope by acknowledging improvements in learning levels, largely driven by government schools

Cabinet approves amendment in Modified Special Incentive Package Scheme

January 20, 2017

The Union Cabinet has given its approval for amendment in the Modified Special Incentive Package Scheme (M-SIPS) to further incentivize investments

‘ShaGun’ – a web-portal for Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan

January 20, 2017

The government has launched a dedicated web portal ‘ShaGun’ for the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan.

Cabinet approves India’s Membership in the International Vaccine Institute (IVI), South Korea

January 20, 2017

The Union Cabinet has given its approval to the proposal for India’s taking full membership of the International Vaccine Institute (IVI) Governing Council.

Cabinet approves the repealing of the obsolete and redundant laws

January 20, 2017

The Union Cabinet has given its nod to a Law Ministry proposal to bring the Repealing and Amending Bill, 2017 to scrap 105 redundant laws which have been clogging the statute books.

MoU between India and the United Arab Emirates on the Mutual Recognition of Certificates of Competency

January 20, 2017

The Union Cabinet has approved the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and the United Arab Emirates on the Mutual Recognition of Certificates of Competency.

Silicon identified as ‘missing element’ in Earth’s core

January 19, 2017

Earth’s core is made up of Iron and nickel, but there is a third element which has eluded identification till now.

SOVEREIGN DIGICOIN: A ROAD MAP FOR RBI

January 20, 2017

Given the social cost of cash payment, and privately issued bitcoins’ challenge for “trust,” the argument for central bank’s digital currency seems natural

DELHI AIR POLLUTION: WHY GRADED ACTION IS A GOOD IDEA, BUT TOUGH TO IMPLEMENT

January 19, 2017

The EPCA, empowered by the Centre to roll out the graded response action against air pollution in Delhi and NCR towns, may come out with the first set of directives shortly

SMOKING E-CIGARETTES IS INJURIOUS TO HEALTH

January 18, 2017

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has red flagged the growing market for e-cigarettes in India,

WHY NORWAY IS DISCARDING FM FOR DIGITAL RADIO

January 17, 2017

Norway is all set to become the first country in the world to start shutting down its FM radio network in favour of digital radio

ISSUE OF BRINGING WATER INTO CONCURRENT LIST BEING DISCUSSED WITH STATES

January 17, 2017

The Union Ministry of Water Resources has for long been arguing for a shift of water to the Concurrent List without any serious expectation of its happening,

HOW TO MAKE PUBLICLY-FUNDED ELECTIONS A REALITY

January 14, 2017

Competitive political parties and election campaigns are central to the health of democracies.

SUPREME COURT REJECTS PLEA TO MAKE IT MANDATORY FOR PARTIES TO DECLARE SOURCE OF FUNDS

January 13, 2017

The Supreme Court of India has rejected a plea to make it mandatory for parties to declare source of funds.

OSSC Recruitment – 97 Assistant Training Officer Vacancies – Last Date 02 March 2017

January 20, 2017

Odisha SSC invites application for the post of 97 Assistant Training Officer under Director Technical Education & Training.

OSSC Recruitment – 02 Assistant Law Officer Vacancy – Last Date 27 February 2017

January 20, 2017

Odisha SSC invites application for the post of 02 Assistant Law Officer. Apply Online before 27 February 2017

HPSC Recruitment 2017

January 20, 2017

Haryana Public Service Commission (HPSC) invites application for the post of 13 Senior Scientific Officer.

OSSC Recruitment – 134 Sub Inspector of Police Vacancies – Last Date 24 February 2017

January 20, 2017

Odisha SSC invites application for the post of 134 Sub Inspector of Police through Combined Police Service Examination 2016.

Arunachal Pradesh PSC Recruitment 2017

January 20, 2017

Arunachal Pradesh Public Service Commission invites application for the post of 02 Principal for Govt College of Arunachal Pradesh . Apply before 24 February 2017.

OSSC Recruitment – 36 Assistant Librarian & Librarian Vacancies – Last Date 18 February 2017

January 20, 2017

Odisha SSC invites application for the post of 36 Assistant Librarian & Librarian. Apply Online before 18 February 2017.

HSSC Recruitment 2017

January 20, 2017

Haryana SSC invites application for the post of 2460 Water Pump Operator, Supervisor & Various Vacancies. Apply Online before 15 February 2017