Daily News Updates

Lunar ‘Gateway’ space station

April 23, 2018

National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (Nasa) is planning to award its first contract for the lunar “Gateway” program in 2019.

Mutual Agreement Procedure (MAP)

April 23, 2018

Finland-headquartered Nokia has invoked the mutual agreement procedure (MAP) under the India-Finland Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement, to resolve the Rs 2,000-crore tax dispute with the Indian tax department.

Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO)

April 23, 2018

India is all set to take part in Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit, which has been scheduled for April 24. These are the first SCO meetings after India and Pakistan were admitted into the eight-member group.

e-Vidhan project

April 23, 2018

The central government has launched Central Project Monitoring Unit for e-Vidhan project at Parliament House Annexe.

Viral hepatisis

April 23, 2018

With viral hepatisis becoming as serious health problem as the “big three” communicable diseases — HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis — in the country, the Union Health Ministry is ready to roll out a Rs 500 crore-three-year comprehensive integrated national action plan to check morbidity and mortality due to the disease that inflicts the liver.

Cabinet to discuss death penalty for rape of minors

April 23, 2018

The Union Cabinet is planning on bringing an Ordinance to award death penalty to those convicted of sexually assaulting a child.

Civil Services Day

April 23, 2018

12th Civil Services Day was celebrated on April 21st, 2018. It focussed on ‘Evolving Strategies for Transforming Aspirational Districts’.

How the data sets stack up

April 16, 2018

Measuring inequality is not the same as measuring changes in the level of poverty in India.

Anti-Forest, Anti-forest dweller

April 16, 2018

 Minister of State for Environment, Forests and Climate Change informed Parliament that his Ministry has collected over ₹50,000 crore in a Central compensatory afforestation fund (CAF) and this is to be used though the Compensatory Afforestation Fund (CAF) Act, 2016 or CAF, a purported mechanism to offset forest loss.

Sharing data across borders

April 16, 2018

Two weeks ago, U.S. President signed the Clarifying Lawful Overseas Use of Data Act (CLOUD Act), which will enable the U.S. government to enter into agreements with like-minded states for cross-border data sharing.

A rude wake-up call

April 12, 2018

Recently, Several Opposition members signed a draft impeachment motion against Chief Justice of India (CJI).

Rivers, floodplains, cities and farmers

April 11, 2018

Floodplains of rivers can provide a new source of water. They are a local, non-polluting, perennial and non-invasive source of water for urban centres.

Should gambling be legalised?

April 10, 2018

The Supreme Court, in Board of Control for Cricket v. Cricket Association of Bihar & Ors (2016), mandated the Law Commission to study the possibility of legalising betting in India.

Time to reach out across the border

April 09, 2018

Islamabad’s decision to send High Commissioner back to India just in time to host the Pakistan National Day reception in New Delhi, and New Delhi’s decision to send the Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare to attend the reception indicate that good sense may have prevailed on both sides.

Oil India Limited Recruitment 2018 – 09 General Manager, Senior Security Officer & Superintending Medical Officer Vacancy – Last Date 06 April

March 13, 2018

Oil India Limited invites Application for the post of 09 General Manager, Senior Security Officer & Superintending Medical Officer. Apply before Online 06 April 2018. Qualification/ eligibility conditions, how to apply & other rules are given below…

UPSC Recruitment 2018 – Union Public Service Commission – 22 Legal Officer, Public Prosecutor & Various Vacancy – Last Date 29 March

March 13, 2018

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) invites Application for the post of 16 Legal Officer, Public Prosecutor & Various Vacancy. Apply Online before 29 March 2018 . Qualification / eligibility conditions, how to apply & other rules are given below…

RSMSSB Recruitment 2018 – 400 Computor Vacancy – Last Date 27 March

March 13, 2018

Rajasthan Subordinate & Ministerial Services Selection Board (RSMSSB), Jaipur invites application for the post of 400 Computor. Apply Online before 27 March 2018. Qualification/ eligibility conditions, how to apply & other rules are given below

UPPCL Recruitment 2018 – 42 Accounts Officer Vacancy – Last Date 13 March

March 13, 2018

Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) invites application for the post of 42 Accounts Officer for direct recruitment. Apply Online before 13 March 2018. Qualification/eligibility conditions, how to apply & other rules are given below

SSC CPO Recruitment 2018 – 1223 Sub-Inspectors (Delhi Police & CAPFs) Vacancy – Last Date 02 April

March 13, 2018

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) invites applications for the post of 1223 Sub-Inspectors in Delhi Police, Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) and Assistant Sub Inspectors in CISF. Apply Online before 02 April 2018. Qualification/eligibility conditions, how to apply & other rules are given below…

NEERI Recruitment 2018 – National Environmental Engineering Research Institute – 15 Technical Officer, Senior Technical Officer & Technical Assistant Vacancy – Last Date 02 April

March 13, 2018

National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI) Invites applications for the post of 15 Technical Officer, Senior Technical Officer & Technical Assistant. Apply Before 02 April 2018. Qualification/ eligibility conditions, how to apply & other rules are given below…

Government of Rajasthan Recruitment 2018 – Department of Sanskrit Education, Jaipur – 571 Teacher Vacancy – Last Date 23 March

March 13, 2018

Department of Sanskrit Education, Jaipur, Government of Rajasthan Invites applications for the post of 571 Teacher. Apply Online before 23 March 2018. Qualification/ eligibility conditions, how to apply & other rules are given below…