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SPORTECH ’17, IIT Delhi’s annual sports festival 

7 Mar 2017, IIT Delhi, Hauz Khas, New Delhi : IIT Delhi hosted it's very own sports extravaganza from 24 to 27th February and it was way more than a collection of tournaments! This year, it was not just about sports but about the deeper aspect of well-being and enjoyment that sports activities unfurl. Sportech this year was the proud...

PM releases commemorative postage stamp on occasion of 100th anniversary of Yogoda Satsanga Society of India

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi today released a commemorative postage stamp on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of Yogoda Satsanga Society of India. Speaking on the occasion, at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi, the Prime Minister appreciated Swami Paramahansa Yogananda, and said that the path shown by him is not about Mukti, but about ‘Antaryatra.’ He said that...

Arsenic contamination a cause of concern

Union Minister of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Sushri Uma Bharti has underlined the need to make people aware about the negative impact of Arsenic in Ganga basin area. Addressing a workshop on Arsenic problem in ground water and its remediation in Ganga Basin organized by Central Ground Water Board (CGWB) in New Delhi today the Minister...

The cost of a polluted environment: 1.7 million child deaths a year, says WHO

6 MARCH 2017 | GENEVA - More than 1 in 4 deaths of children under 5 years of age are attributable to unhealthy environments. Every year, environmental risks – such as indoor and outdoor air pollution, second-hand smoke, unsafe water, lack of sanitation, and inadequate hygiene – take the lives of 1.7 million children under 5 years, say two new...

President presents visitor’s awards for ‘Best University’, ‘Research’ and ‘Innovation’

The President presented the Visitor’s Award for the ‘Best University’ to Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. The Visitor’s Award for ‘Innovation’ was presented to Dr. Deepak Pant, Department of Environmental Science, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Central University of Himachal Pradesh for development of a reactor for direct conversion of waste plastic to LPG in small scale. The...

Destination North East 2017: Exploring Tourism Potential of North East India

On the inaugural day of the Destination North East 2017 in Chandigarh today, in one of the technical session on Exploring Tourism Potential of North East India, Adviser (Banking, Industry and Tourism), North Eastern Council, Shri Gautam Chintey, said that air connectivity within the North Eastern states has improved now. He said that there are 7 entry points to...

NDMC to launch large scale skill development drive

New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC), currently engaged in transforming NDMC area into a smart city with global benchmarks, has embarked on a large scale skill development drive for enhancing employment opportunities and increasing productivity as mandated under Smart City Mission Guidelines. New Delhi Municipal Council Smart City Limited (NDMCSCL), a Special Purpose Vehicle formed for executing the smart city plan, today...

Head: Bajaj Auto extends support to the Indian Armed Forces and Paraplegic Rehabilitation Centre, Pune

Pune: 6th March: Bajaj Auto has donated Rs one crore to the Armed Forces Flag Day Fund (AFFDF) as well as an amount of Rs 31 lakh towards Pune-based Paraplegic Rehabilitation Centre (PRC). A cheque for AFFDF was recently handed over to Honourable Shri Manohar Parrikar, Defence Minister, Government of India in New Delhi by Shri C P Tripathi, Advisor (CSR),...

Limiting proportions to 1:2 & lowering centre of gravity of any building should be mandatory

Ghaziabad: Col Tyagi, through the medium of slides, explained in details that by controlling water cement ratio, by giving a slant in the roof, by providing a RCC Shear Wall in the tall Buildings, by ensuring that beams are lighter than columns stability can be achieved in any Building. He further said that by limiting the size proportions to 1:2,...

No misuse of Aadhaar biometrics leading to identity theft or financial loss: UIDAI

There has been no incident of misuse of Aadhaar biometrics leading to identity theft and financial loss during the last five years when more than 400 crore Aadhaar authentication transactions have taken place, according to Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI). In a comprehensive clarification with regard to misinformation in some news items and articles appearing in various print and...