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October 21, 2017

National Energy Guarantee will ensure affordable and reliable power: Malcolm Turnbull

Newsroom24x7 Network Canberra: Prime Minister of Australia Malcolm Turnbull has said that National Energy Guarantee will ensure people have affordable power that is reliable. We keep the lights on and we can afford to keep them on – and that we meet our international commitments under the Paris Agreement to cut our emissions. In other

World

Australian Minister lays ephasis on safety standards for exercise bikes and treadmills

Newsroom24x7 Network Canberra: Australia’s Minister for Small Business Michael McCormack has said that one of his highest priorities is Australian consumers’ safety. Exercise cycle designs which were common before the standard was introduced in 1994 were typically chain-driven and used fan-style wheel spokes to create resistance, both of which were major causes of injuries. – Michael

India

Jaipur and Srinagar Airports are Best Airports in the World in 2-5 million Passenger category

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: The Jaipur and Srinagar Airports have got the First and Second rank in the 2-5 million passengers category in ACI-ASQ Survey. Dr. Guruprasad Mohapatra, Chairman, Airports Authority of India, along with his team received the ACI-ASQ Award at a function held in Mauritius on 17 October 2017. The Chairman congratulated both

Madhya Pradesh

Justice N.K. Gupta appointed Madhya Pradesh Lokayukta

Newsroom24x7 Staff Bhopal: Justice N.K. Gupta has been appointed as the Madhya Pradesh Lokayukta. State Governor O.P. Kohli will administer the oath of office to Justice N.K. Gupta at Raj Bhavan here on Wednesday (18 October 2017). Justice Gupta became a sessions judge in 1979 and a Judge of Madhya Pradesh High Court on 3

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World

Mohammed bin Rashid launches UAE Strategy for Artificial Intelligence

Newsroom24x7 Network Dubai: Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Rashid Al Maktoum, has launched the UAE Strategy for Artificial Intelligence, which aims to speed up government’s performance, and create conducive creative environment with highly productivity. The strategy is part of the UAE Centennial 2071 objectives. This is the first

Other States

90% IAS officers do not work: Arvind Kejriwal

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today castigated the elite Indian Administrative Service by hurling the accusation that 90 per cent IAS officers do not work and because of this development work was stuck up at the Secretariat. Kejriwal was speaking at a function organised to felicitate Power department pensioners. He took

Politics

Anil Sharma quits Virbhadra Cabinet, joins BJP

Newsroom24x7 Network Shimla: Ahead of the November 9 Assembly poll, the ruling Congress party has received a huge jolt in Himachal Pradesh, where, State Rural Development minister Anil Sharma today quit the Virbhadra Singh Cabinet and joined the BJP.

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Politics

Congress wrests Gurdaspur Lok Sabha seat from BJP

Newsroom24x7 Network Gurdaspur: Congress candidate Sunil Jakhar today won the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha bypoll by defeating his nearest rival of the BJP Swaran Salaria with a huge margin of 1,93,219 votes. The Gurdaspur seat had fallen vacant earlier this year with the demise of the BJP MP Vinod Khanna. Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has

India

Largest Biology lesson: IISF Chennai 2017 sets new Guiness Record

Newsroom24x7 Staff Chennai: Day two of the India International Science Festival (IISF) in Anna University campus at Chennai saw the making of a new Guinness World Record for the Largest Biology Lesson. A total of 1049 students participated in the record breaking session. While inaugurating the Largest Biology Lesson, Union Minister for Science & Technology

Corporate

BHEL Bhopal diary: Vigilance Awareness Week and Fire-fighting mock drill

Newsroom24x7 Staff Bhopal: A fire-fighting mock drill by CISF was conducted today at ISRO/MCF Main Satellite Control Centre Hall to test and demonstrate fire-fighting capabilities. The fire-fighting mock drill was organised for 70 fire-fighters from CISF- MCF/ISRO; CISF-Fire BHEL, Bhopal; NDRF, Bhopal; DSCC- Army; Bhopal City Fire Services Division, Bhopal Police and Intelligence Bureau. On

India

Diesel-Petrol VAT rate slashed in MP: Additional surcharge on diesel abolished

Newsroom24x7 Staff Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan today (13 October 20`17) announced the decision to reduce the VAT rate on diesel and petrol. The Chief Minister further announced that the additional surcharge of Rs. 1.50 per litre charged on diesel also has been abolished. The new rates will come in effect from

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