Month: November 2017

Maximum cases of rape reported from Madhya Pradesh in 2016; Uttar Pradesh accounts for 9.5% of total IPC crime in India;

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: Uttar Pradesh accounted for 9.5% of total IPC crime reported in the country followed by Madhya Pradesh (8.9%), Maharashtra (8.8%) and Kerala (8.7%) during 2016. Out of total 38,947 cases of rape reported in the country during 2016, maximum cases of rape were reported from Madhya Pradesh (4,882), followed by Uttar […]

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Himachal farmers start growing pomegranate and cabbage, as apple lines recede due to climate change

Dinesh C Sharma Shimla: With apple production greatly affected due to changing climate in Himachal Pradesh, apple farmers are taking to cultivation of vegetables and ‘low chill’ fruits like pomegranate and kiwi. Hill farmers are steadily moving towards other options, particularly in low and mid altitude (1200-1800 meters) regions of Kullu, Shimla and Mandi districts. They are […]

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India Singapore sign agreement for naval cooperation

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi:The 2nd Defence Ministers’ Dialogue between India and Singapore concluded today with the signing up of an agreement for naval cooperation. Both countries had signed the revised Defence Cooperation Agreement (DCA) in 2015 to further strengthen the longstanding defence relationship between the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) and the Indian Armed Forces. Of […]

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War against Rotavirus to get a boost

Dr TV Venkateswaran & Jyoti Singh New Delhi: The war against diarrheal diseases is all set to get a boost as the government has decided to introduce the indigenously developed Rotavac vaccine against diarrheal diseases in four more states including Uttar Pradesh. With this, the vaccine will be available to more than half population of the country. Till now, […]

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Marine fungi : a source of cosmeceuticals

Monika Kundu Srivastava New Delhi: Scientists world over have established that marine fungi is an effective and safe way to improve various skin-related issues. Marine fungi are slowly and steadily becoming popular for their health benefits, their use in agriculture and most recently in the field of cosmeceuticals. Coined by Abbert Kligman in 1984, the term ‘cosmeceutical’ was […]

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“Come, Make in India, Invest in India – for India and for the world”

Newsroom24x7 Network Hyderabad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today invited “entrepreneur friends” from across the globe and said they should “Come, Make in India, Invest in India – for India, and for the world”. The Prime Minister was addressing the Global Entrepreneurship Summit, 2017 here. He invited the entrepreneurs to become a partner in India’s growth story […]

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Process has begun to fill the post of Chairman-cum-MD Handicrafts & Handlooms Exports Corporation

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: The process has begin to fill the post of Chairman-cum-Managing Director (JS level) in Handicrafts & Handlooms Exports Corporation of India Ltd. (HHEC), under Ministry of Textiles with pay at Level. The post of Chairman-cum-Managing Director (JS level) in Handicrafts & Handlooms Exports Corporation of India Ltd. (HHEC), which is based […]

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International Cities of Peace: Anoop Swarup is Advisor India

Newsroom24x7 Network Swarup’s work for peace is stellar – J. Fred Arment, Executive Director, International Cities of Peace Dr. Anoop Swarup, Vice Chancellor of Jagran Lakecity University in Bhopal, has joined the Advisory Council for International Cities of Peace. Swarup recently became Chair of the Center for Global Nonkilling when its founder Glen D. Paige passed […]

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VYAPAM and PMT-2012: CBI files chargesheet against 592; DME officers, Middlemen and top functionaries of 4 Private Medical Colleges of Bhopal and Indore among accused

Newsroom24x7 Network Bhopal: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Thursday (23 November 2017) filed a chargesheet in the Designated Court here against 592 accused persons including 4 Vyapam officials; 3 racketeers; 22 middlemen; 334 Solvers and Beneficiary candidates; 155 guardians of Beneficiary candidates; 46 Invigilators; 2 former officers of the Department of Medical Education, Madhya […]

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One solution for different problems

Dr TV Venkateswaran and Jyoti Singh New Delhi: Can there be one solution for preventing heart attacks, measuring soil moisture and detecting explosives? All these may sound disjointed, random problems, but scientists say it is possible to address them using the same concept or technology platform. Researchers at Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, have achieved […]

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