Daily News Updates

Scientists find a potentially powerful new antibiotic in dirt

February 19, 2018

Researchers have discovered a new class of antibiotics, which they have named malacidins, which can be extracted from soil bacteria that are notoriously difficult to culture in labs and study.

Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and Systems (CCTNS)

February 19, 2018

Punjab government has launched the Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and Systems (CCTNS), a project to keep digitised records of FIRs and information on crimes and criminals. FIRs and General Diaries can now be updated online by police officials on CCTNS ‘Go-Live’. They would be provided Tablets for this purpose.

World Sustainable Development Summit

February 19, 2018

2018 World Sustainable Development Summit is being held in New Delhi.

Botanical Survey of India

February 19, 2018

Botanical Survey of India (BSI) and Natural History Museum (NHM), UK have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for cooperation in the field of genetic/taxonomic studies, research and training, conservation in India, including species and habitat conservation assessments.

Central Geological Programming Board

February 19, 2018

The 57th Meeting of the Central Geological Programming Board (CGPB) was recently held. Representatives of State Departments, Central Ministries/ organizations, PSUs, academic institutes and private entrepreneurs attended the 57th CGPB meeting.

Cauvery water dispute verdict

February 19, 2018

The Supreme Court verdict on Cauvery water dispute is out, and it has come as a big relief for Karnataka. Karnataka and Tamil Nadu have been at loggerhead for their ‘due share’ of Cauvery river.

Govt drops the idea of an India EV policy

February 17, 2018

The government has decided against formulating an electric vehicle (EV) policy in an apparent U-turn from its position so far, providing a breather to many carmakers that are unprepared for an abrupt shift to the clean-fuel technology. The existing FAME (incentive) scheme may continue for another two years.

states of health

February 13, 2018

NITI Aayog released recently a comprehensive Health Index report titled, “Healthy States, Progressive India”.

Are fiscal risks increasing?

February 13, 2018

The Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management (FRBM) Act was enacted in 2003 which set targets for the government to reduce fiscal deficits. The targets were breached time and again.

Big discoveries have small origins

February 12, 2018

Innovations in science and technology are integral to the long-term growth of any nation and have instrumental and intrinsic value for society.

Should States have their own flags?

February 10, 2018

The Karnataka state government recently set up a panel to explore if the state can have its own separate flag.

Biologics, patents and drug prices

February 10, 2018

Pharmaceutical R&D is an expensive, time consuming and uncertain process that may take many years to complete.

Making health insurance work

February 10, 2018

A flagship National Health Protection Scheme – Ayushman Bharat to cover nearly 10 crore poor and vulnerable families providing coverage up to 5 lakh rupees per family per year for hospitalization.

Mixing work with study

February 06, 2018

The Annual Status of Education Report (ASER)-Rural, 2017 by NGO-Pratham has been concerned with children in the age bracket of 14 to 18.

Syndicate Bank Recruitment 2018 – 02 Company Secretary & Assistant General Manager Vacancy – Last Date 21 February

February 08, 2018

Syndicate Bank invites Application for the posts of 02 Company Secretary & Assistant General Manager. Apply before 21 February 2018. Qualification/eligibility conditions, how to apply & other rules are given below…

OSSC Recruitment 2018-last date 7th march

February 08, 2018

Odisha Staff Selection Commission (OSSC) invites application for the post of 10 Market Intelligence Inspector. Apply Online before 07 March 2018. Qualification/eligibility conditions, how to apply & other rules are given below…

Maharashtra Police Recruitment 2018-last date 28 feb

February 08, 2018

Maharashtra Police invites application for the post of 1993 Constable in Raigad. Apply Online before 28 February 2018. Qualification/eligibility conditions, how to apply & other rules are given below…

IIT Patna Recruitment 2018-last date 5th march

February 08, 2018

Indian Institute of Technology Patna Invites applications for the post of 16 Junior Technical Superintendent, Junior Assistant & Various Vacancy. Apply before 05 March 2018. Qualification/ eligibility conditions, how to apply & other rules are given below

DFCCIL Recruitment 2018

February 08, 2018

Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India (DFCCIL), New Delhi invites Application for the post of 05 Junior Finance Officer on contract basis. Walk-in-Interview 22 to 27 February 2018. Qualification/ eligibility conditions, how to apply & other rules are given below…

GMDC Recruitment – 14 Trainee Mining Engineers Vacancy – Last Date 27 February 2018

February 08, 2018

Gujarat Mineral Development Corporation Limited (GMDC) invites application for the post of 14 Trainee Mining Engineers on contract basis. Apply Online before 27 February 2018. Qualification/eligibility conditions, how to apply & other rules are given below…

GMDC Recruitment 2018-last date 27th feb

February 08, 2018

Gujarat Mineral Development Corporation Limited (GMDC) invites application for the post of 03 Deputy General Manager (Mines) on contract basis. Apply Online before 27 February 2018. Qualification/eligibility conditions, how to apply & other rules are given below…