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Largest Recruitment Drive for the Para-Medical Staff by Indian Railways


Newdelhi:18/7/19:Indian Railways will conduct the largest recruitment drive for the Para-Medical categories. The Computer Based Test (CBT) for recruitment to 1923 posts of Para-Medical categories will commence from 19.07.2019. The test will be conducted over three days from 19.07.2019 to 21.07.2019 and on each day there will be three shifts. In this recruitment drive, more than 4.39 lakh candidates will ...

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Purnendu S. Mishra takes over as Member Traffic, Railway Board


Newdelhi:18/7/19:Purnendu S. Mishra, Indian Railway Traffic Service (IRTS) Officer of 1982 Batch, took over as new Member Traffic (MT), Railway Board and Ex-officio Secretary to the Government of India in the afternoon of 17.07.2019..  Prior to joining this post, Shri Mishra was the General Manager (GM) of South Eastern Railway (SER) and Eastern Railway (ER). Shri Mishra worked in various ...

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Union Cabinet has approved National Medical Commission Bill, 2019


Newdelhi:17/7/19:The Union Cabinet has approved National Medical Commission Bill, 2019. The bill provides for setting up of a National Medical Commission in place of Medical Council of India and repeal the Indian Medical Council Act 1956. The features of the bill include, the Common final year MBBS Exams will be know as National Exit Test(NEXT) which would serve as Licentiate ...

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India to be free of Tuberculosis by 2025: PM Modi


Newdelhi:16/7/19:Prime Minister Narendra Modi today called upon BJP MPs to take up public work in their constituencies and not just focus on politics. The Prime Minister was addressing party MPs in the Parliament Library Building. Briefing the media after meeting, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Prahlad Joshi said, the Prime Minister told parliamentarians that they should take up a social cause or ...

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Sangeet Natak Akademi Announces Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskars for the Year 2018


Newdelhi:16/7/19:The Sangeet Natak Akademi, National Academy of Music, Dance and Drama, the apex body of performing arts in the country in the meeting of its General Council held on 26 June 2019 at Guwahati, Assam has selected 32 (Including one joint Awards) artists of India who have made a mark as young talents in their respective fields of the performing ...

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Sangeet Natak Akademi announced its awards for the year 2018


Newdelhi16/7/19:: The Sangeet Natak Akademi announced its awards for the year 2018. Eminent classical dancer and daughter in law of Odisha, Sonal Mansingh, Odissi Guru Surupa Sen and Chhau Dance Guru Tapan Kumar Pattanaik were conferred the Sangeet Natak Akademi’s prestigious fellowships or Akademi Ratna awards on Tuesday. The Fellowship of the Akademi is the most prestigious and a rare honour, ...

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PRESIDENT OF INDIA APPOINTS Biswa Bhusan Harichandan as new Governor of Andhra Pradesh


PRESIDENT OF INDIA APPOINTS GOVERNORS Rashtrapati Bhavan : 16.07.2019  The President of India is pleased to make the following appointments:- (i) Sushri Anusuiya Uikey as Governor of Chhattisgarh (ii) Shri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan as Governor of Andhra Pradesh. 2. The above appointments will take effect from the dates they assume charge of their respective offices. Bhubaneswar:16/7/19: President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday ...

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There is no proposal under consideration of granting Special Category Status to Odisha


New Delhi:15/7/19: There is no proposal under consideration of the Union Government for granting Special Category Status to Odisha, Minister of State for Finance Anurag Singh Thakur told Lok Sabha today. Biju Janata Dal (BJD) MP Ramesh Chandra Majhi asked the Minister whether the Government has any proposal to declare Odisha as a special category state and allow the sharing ...

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Ministry of Culture is providing financial assistance for development of regional museums under “Museum Grant Scheme”


Newdelhi:15/7/19:Ministry of Culture provides financial assistance under “Museum Grant Scheme” to the State Governments and Societies, Autonomous bodies, Local Bodies and Trusts registered under the Societies Act, for setting up new Museums and  to strengthen and modernize the existing museums at the Regional, State and District level. In order to seek financial assistance, the proposal is required to be submitted to the ...

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Skill India Mission celebrates 4th Anniversary on World Youth Skills Day

The Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman, the Union Minister for Law & Justice, Communications and Electronics & Information Technology, Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad, the Union Minister for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Dr. Mahendra Nath Pandey and the Minister of State for Power, New & Renewable Energy (Independent Charge) and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Shri Raj Kumar Singh at the “World Youth Skills Day” and 4th Anniversary Celebrations of Skill India Mission, in New Delhi on July 15, 2019.

Newdelhi:15/7/19:On World Youth Skills Day, the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) rang in celebrationsof the fourth anniversary of the Skill India Mission in the presence of many high-profile dignitaries at New Delhi today. A clutch of big-ticket announcements and signing of MoU’s to empower youth with appropriate skill training marked the day that saw several Ministers and government ...

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