Day: November 6, 2018

OMCs and CSC SPV signed MOU for collaboration in LPG Services

OMCs and CSC SPV signed MOU for collaboration in LPG Services  Oil Marketing Companies (IOCL, HPCL & BPCL) and CSC e-Governance Services India Limited signed an MOU for collaboration in LPG services. This will be done under Pradhan Mantri Ujjawala Yojana (PMUY). Minister of Law & Justice and Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY), Shri Ravi […]

India ranked 12th globally in web-borne threats Kaspersky Lab

India ranked 12th globally in web-borne threats Kaspersky Lab  Kaspersky Lab products detected 48,093,743 Internet-borne malware incidents on computers of KSN participants in India. Regarding vulnerabilities in browsers and their plugins (drive-by download), infection happened when visiting an infected website, without any intervention from the user and without their knowledge. This is the most used method […]

Dinkar Asthana appointed as the next Ambassador of India to Lao Peoples Democratic Republic

Dinkar Asthana appointed as the next Ambassador of India to Lao Peoples Democratic Republic  It is an Indian Foreign Service Officer (IFS) of the 1990 batch. Currently, he is Additional Secretary in the Ministry of External Affairs. He has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to Lao People’s Democratic Republic.

Singapore is Asia most sustainable city: Arcadis

Singapore is Asia most sustainable city: Arcadis  Singapore maintained its rank as number one Asian city in the Sustainability Index by engineering firm Arcadis. The Sustainability Index assessed cities based on 3 pillars: profit pillar, people pillar and planet pillar. Singapore secured fourth place in global rankings. As per the study, Singapore ranked first for the […]

Delhi AQI falls to moderate level

Delhi AQI falls to moderate level The National Capital Region’s air quality improved significantly and fell to moderate levels. The Delhi Police seized over 800 kg of banned firecrackers during raids in the north and west Delhi. This move is after the order by Supreme Court which said only ‘green crackers’ will be sold in Delhi-NCR during Diwali. […]

E office to be implemented in 35 departments in January

E office to be implemented in 35 departments in January The concept of e-office has been implemented in some offices over the past couple of years on a pilot basis. Upon huge success, the concept of e-office is set to take off in around 35 departments simultaneously from January 1. While e-office or less-paper office has made entry at different […]

Subhankar Dey won SaarLorLux Open Badminton tournament in Germany

Subhankar Dey won SaarLorLux Open Badminton tournament in Germany This triumph marks his first title of the year. He got off to a fine start in 2018 when he finished runner-up in the Kabal International tournament in the Czech Republic in March.

Nagaland records highest school dropouts in India

Nagaland records highest school dropouts in India  As per survey conducted by the World Bank, the student dropout rate in Nagaland’s upper primary (VI-VIII) and the secondary (IX-X) class stood at 17.7 per cent and 35.1 per cent respectively. The student dropout rate in Nagaland’s primary schools, in Grades I-V, stood at 19.4%, four times above the national average of 4.3%, making it the state with highest […]

U.K. unveiled sculpture to honour Indian soldiers

U.K. unveiled sculpture to honour Indian soldiers  A sculpture in honour ofIndian soldiers who fought during World War I was unveiled in the town of Smethwick in the West Midlands region of England. Guru Nanak Gurdwara Smethwick had commissioned the Lions of the Great War monument, which depicts a turbaned Sikh soldier, to honour the sacrifices made by millions […]

Reliance Industries receives India’s first LC payment via blockchain

Reliance Industries receives India’s first LC payment via blockchain  In a first for India, British bank HSBC Holdings Plc has executed a trade finance transaction using blockchain for a deal involving an export by Reliance Industries to an American client, Tricon Energy. Blockchain massively reduced the time taken for processing the documents.