Daily News Updates

‘Don’t blame nature, bolster disaster preparedness,’ says parliamentary panel on Chennai deluge

August 23, 2016

A Parliamentary panel has rejected Union Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi’s contention that there cannot be preparation for a disaster like the Chennai floods which “occurs once in 100 years”.

NASA set to launch asteroid space dust probe

August 23, 2016

NASA is all set to begin its first robotic mission aimed at scooping up 4.5-billion-year-old dust from an asteroid.

Myanmar to support Silk Road, BCIM

August 23, 2016

Myanmar’s State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, during her recent visit to China, announced Myanmar’s support to China backed Silk Road initiative and Bangladesh-China-India-Myanmar (BCIM) economic corridor.

BRICS Women Parliamentarians’ Forum adopts Jaipur Declaration

August 23, 2016

The meeting of women Parliamentarians from BRICS nations concluded recently in Jaipur.

Poor air quality across 41 cities in 2015, says CPCB survey

August 22, 2016

According to a latest analysis released by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), in 2015, 41 Indian cities with a million-plus population faced bad air quality in nearly 60% of the total days monitored.

Prices of essential drugs capped

August 22, 2016

NPPA has fixed/revised ceiling prices of 22 scheduled formulations of Schedule-I under Drugs (Price Control) Amendment Order, 2016 and retail price of 13 formulations under DPCO, 2013.

India ranks 39th in Asia Pacific on fixed broadband

August 22, 2016

The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), in its report, has placed India at 39th position in terms of fixed broadband adoption among Asia Pacific countries.

Judiciary Vs Executive – Judicial Appointments

August 23, 2016

The justice system is caught in a tussle between the committee of Supreme Court justices and the government over who has the final say on appointing judges.

The art of war

August 22, 2016

The government has proposed to set up the Indian National Defence University (INDU).

Time for a National Water Commission’

August 20, 2016

The committee on restructuring the Central Water Commission and Central Ground Water Board in its final report has recommended a new National Water Commission


August 17, 2016

NAVIC (Navigation with Indian Constellation), India’s indigenous global navigation satellite system, is expected to become fully operational from this month.


August 17, 2016

The Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Bill, 2016 was recently passed by the Rajya Sabha


August 17, 2016

Recently a private member’s bill was introduced in the parliament to provide for direct election, and empowerment of the office, of mayors in large Indian cities.


August 12, 2016

One of the most dramatic effects of global warming is seen in the Arctic region. In recent years the ice in the Arctic Sea has been melting rapidly

MPPSC Recruitment 2016

May 21, 2016

Madhya Pradesh PSC invites Online Application for the post of 492 Veterinary Assistant Surgeon.

RPSC Recruitment 2016

May 21, 2016

Rajasthan PSC invites application for the post of State and Subordinate Service Exam (RAS/RTS Combined Competitive Exam 2016)

HPSSC Recruitment 2016

May 21, 2016

Himachal Pradesh Staff Selection Commission (HPSSC) invites Application for the post of 1007 TGT, Clerks & Various Vacancies on contract basis.

JKPSC Recruitment 2016

May 21, 2016

Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission invites application for the post of 07 Assistant Professor Super Specialty Hospital, GMC Srinagar.

Mizoram PSC Recruitment 2016

May 21, 2016

Mizoram PSC invites application for the post of upper division clerk on contract basis.

SPSC Recruitment 2016

May 21, 2016

Sikkim Public Service Commission invites Application for the post of 03 Sub-Fire Officer on temporary regular basis under Fire & Emergency Services Department Government of Sikkim.

WBPSC Recruitment 2016

May 21, 2016

West Bengal Public Service Commission (WBPSC) invites applications for the post of 17 Agricultural Marketing officers.