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Forget multiple tests, Cabinet okays new body for recruitment to Central jobs

New Delhi: In a major transformational reform in the recruitment process for Central government jobs, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday Approved the creation of a multi-agency body to encompass the first-level test by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC), the Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs) and the Institute of Banking Service Personnel (IBPS). The Union Cabinet, chaired

Puri pushes for more benefits to street vendors

New Delhi: Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of State (I/C), Housing and Urban Affairs, interacted with Urban Development Ministers, Chief Secretaries, UD Secretaries/Principal Secretaries, DGPs, Collectors / SPs / SSPs / Municipal Commissioners / Chief Executive Officers of 125 cities in the context of the Prime Minister Street Vendors AtmaNirbhar Nidhi (PM SVANidhi) Scheme which has

NRDC, NAL to incubate aerospace engineering startups

New Delhi: Looking towards bringing innovation in mainstream with simplification and hand-holding, the National Research Development Corporation (NRDC) and Council of Scientific and Industrial Research-National Aerospace Laboratories (CSIR-NAL) joined hands to establish an Innovation-cum-Incubation Centre with external private funding to promote startups in the emerging area of Aerospace technologies. Under this programme, start-ups in the

Bengaluru scientists create ‘invisible shield’

New Delhi: HG Wells’ ‘Invisible Man’ tweaked optical properties of the body to become invisible. Scientists have now achieved a similar feat by designing a metal mesh structure instead of continuous film on desired transparent substrates to make it a transparent shield for electromagnetic interference (EMI). The invisible shield can be used in various military

8 Indo-US virtual teams honoured for work against Covid-19

New Delhi: Eight binational teams consisting of researchers from India and the US have received awards to pursue cutting-edge research in pathogenesis and disease management of Covid-19 through Indo-US virtual networks. The areas of research they will pursue include antiviral coatings, immune modulation, tracking SARS CoV-2 in waste water, disease detection mechanisms, reverse genetics strategies

Naidu stresses on quality education to address societal issues

New Delhi: Inaugurating the Diamond Jubilee celebrations of IIT-Delhi (IIT-D) on Monday through a video conference, Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu urged the IITs and other premier higher education institutes to undertake research on societal problems. He asked the higher education institutes to develop symbiotic relationship with industry and, in the same breath, requested the private

PM greets people on Malayalam New Year

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has greeted the people of the nation on the occasion of the Malayalam New Year. “As the month of Chingam commences, my greetings to everyone, especially my Malayali sisters and brothers. I pray that the coming year brings with it success, good health and prosperity for all,” the Prime

PM extends his greetings on Parsi New Year, Navroz

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has extended his greetings on Parsi New Year, Navroz. The Prime Minister said, “Navroz Mubarak! Greetings on Parsi New Year. India cherishes the outstanding contribution of the Parsi community, which has made a mark in a wide range of fields. May the coming year bring peace and prosperity in