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nasa

The space agency’s latest lander – known as InSight – will plunge by the Martian atmosphere and touch down on the Red Planet’s surface today. It marks the main moment for Nasa, which hasn’t sent anything new to Mars for a full six years. The new lander will be a major addition to the space …

New PAN Card Rules To Come Into Effect From December 5.

India Post, the postal system of the country offers various saving schemes with different rates of interest. Senior Citizen Savings Scheme (SCSS), one such scheme offered by India Post, works as an investment avenue and helps in generating wealth for a successful retirement life. SCSS earns an interest rate of 8.7 percent per annum, which …

No Indian minister should go for Kartarpur Corridor stone-laying ceremony in Pakistan, says Subramanian Swamy

Bharatiya Janata Party MP Subramanian Swamy on Sunday backed Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh’s decision to deny the invitation to attend the stone-laying ceremony of the Kartarpur Corridor on the Pakistan side. “No Indian minister should go to the other side of the border until Pakistan stops cross-border terrorism,” he said. “I don’t think any …

`Make cyberspace safe for women’'

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman stressed on Thursday the necessity of ensuring women safety in cyberspace as it is increasingly becoming the instrument through which women work. Addressing at the 19th International Conference of Chief Justices of the World, organized by Lucknow’s City Montessori School, Sitharaman said the safety of women in cyberspace has to be …

Real estate sales to go up by 9-12% this festive season

The real estate sales anticipated going up by 9-12 percent in Q4, 2018 (Festive season quarter) as against Q3, 2018. “However, the ongoing liquidity crisis in Indian real estate could, to some extent, play spoilsport for developers this festive season,” proposed Anuj Puri, Chairman – Antirock Property Consultants. According to Puri, it is still too …

Build Ram temple in Ayodhya so that Muslims can live in peaceMinorities panel chief

National Commission for Minorities chief Ghayorul Hasan Rizvi on Sunday said Ram temple must be constructed in Ayodhya so that Muslims can live “peacefully” and “respectfully”. Rizvi also stressed that the argument should be resolved soon to help strengthen ties between communities. Some Muslim organizations had sought the panel’s intervention in the Ayodhya title suit case, Rizvi proposed. The commission …

indian foreign service

The Indian Foreign Service is the administrative diplomatic civil service in Group A of the Central Civil Services of the executive branch of the Government of India. It is taken to be one of the two premier Civil Services (the other being the IAS), as an appointment to IFS renders a person ineligible to reappear …

Indian Engineering Service

Engineering Services Examination is the civil services that meet the technical and managerial operations of the Government of India. Like in most countries, the Government of India recruits its civil servants and officials on the basis of merit, and middle management positions in the bureaucracy are completed by competitive exams. Many candidates take these exams, …

With matters over the availability of bank loans, road sector valuations take a hit

Even as the road sector remains a safe bet for lenders compared to other infrastructure segments, grows project-financing risks and concerns over leverage are dampening investor appetite, according to experts. In its report on the Indian road sector, financial services firm Nomura pointed that the last two quarters have been strong in terms of execution …

Hindustan Prefab Limited

Hindustan Prefab Limited (HPL), one of the oldest CPSEs, operates under the administrative control of the Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs. Pioneer of Prefab technology in India – HPL was set up as a Department in 1948, for meeting the housing needs of people who were migrated from Pakistan. Later HPL was incorporated as …

Housing and Urban Development Corporation Ltd

The Housing and Urban Development Corporation Limited (HUDCO) is a government-owned corporation in the country. One of the public sector undertakings (PSU), it is completely owned by the Union Government and is under the administrative control of the Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation This institution came into working on 25, April 1970 as …

national institute of urban affairs

The National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA) is an institute for research, training and information dissemination in urban development and management located in New Delhi, India. It was set up in 1976 as an autonomous body under the Societies Registration Act. The Institute is assisted by the Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, State …