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Shri Piyush Goyal calls upon more buyers and sellers to join the GeM, which has proved to be a game-changer in government procurement

The Fourth edition of the National Public Procurement Conclave [NPPC], organized by Government e Marketplace [GeM], in association with the Confederation of Indian Industry [CII] for two days,was inaugurated online by PiyushGoyal, Union Commerce and Industry & Railways Minister today, to coincide with the anniversary of GeM Establishment Day.The theme ... Read More »

The spotlight of attention is more like a strobe light

You don’t focus as well as you think you do. That’s the fundamental finding of a team of researchers from Princeton University and the University of California-Berkeley who studied monkeys and humans and discovered that attention pulses in and out four times per second. “Our subjective experience of the visual ... Read More »

No More Delhi Trees To Be Cut Till July 4, Says High Court

NEW DELHI:  A controversial project that requires the cutting of 17,000 trees in Delhi to make way for government officers’ houses and a commercial complex was put on hold by the High Court today. “Has the tree-cutting been approved by the green tribunal,” the court questioned as it put off the ... Read More »

J&K: 2 more terrorists neutralized in Bandipora encounter

The operation was launched on June 9, when the terrorists and the government forces exchanged brief gunfight in Raynar forests adjacent to Panar area. Four terrorists have been eliminated so far. The operation continues and has entered its tenth straight day on Monday. Read More »

More women in government may reduce corruption: Study

The study, published in the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organisation, also found that women’s representation in local politics is important too – the likelihood of having to bribe is lower in regions with a greater representation of women in local-level politics in Europe. “This research underscores the importance of ... Read More »

More than three-fourths of Green card waiting list comprise of Indians: USCIS

As of May 2018, there were 395,025 foreign nationals waiting for Green Card under the employment-based preference category. Of these 306,601 were Indians, according to the latest figures released by US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). This does not include counts of dependent beneficiaries associated with the approved immigrant petitions, ... Read More »

Nepal: Oli Cabinet inducts two more ministers from SSFN

President Bidya Devi Bhandari administered the oath of office and secrecy to SSFN Chairman Upendra Yadav as Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Health and Population and Mohammad Istiyaq Raya as Minister for Urban Development in Kathmandu on Friday. The SSFN ministers have been inducted on the recommendation of Prime ... Read More »

Sensex suffers more losses, slides 214 points on global cues

Unabated capital outflows by foreign funds and profit-booking by retail investors too dampened sentiments. There was caution among investors ahead of the May month derivatives expiry on Thursday. The 30-share index, which had lost 216.24 points in the previous session, drifted down by 214.13 points, or 0.61 per cent, to ... Read More »

Lava threatens more wells at Hawaii geothermal plant

Lava engulfed the heads of two wells that tap into steam and gas deep in the Earth’s core at the 38-megawatt Puna Geothermal Venture on Saturday. Its operator, Israeli-controlled Ormat Technologies Inc , said it had not been able to assess the damage. Residents fear the wells may be explosive. ... Read More »

Haldia calls for more investment

Haldia (West Bengal) : More than Rs 50,000 crores have so far been invested in this small industrial and port town of East Midnapore district during the past few years by private investors for an all round growth.This was stated by West Bengal Transport minister and Chairman,Haldia Development Authority Suvendu ... Read More »