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UNDRR Confers Dr P.K. Mishra Addl Principal Secy to PM With Prestigious Sasakawa Award 2019

UNDRR Confers Dr P.K. Mishra Addl Principal Secy to PM With Prestigious Sasakawa Award 2019

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New Delhi : United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) today conferred Sasakawa Award 2019 for Disaster Risk Reduction to Dr. Pramod Kumar Mishra, Additional Principal Secretary to Prime Minister of India. The award was announced today at the Award Ceremony during the ongoing 6th Session of Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GPDRR) 2019 at Geneva. Dr. P. K. Mishra from India received the 2019 Sasakawa award in recognition of his long-term dedication to improve the resilience of communities most exposed to disasters and his personal commitment to social inclusion as a critical principle to reduce inequality and poverty, enhancing the safety net of the socially and economically marginalized. The United Nations Sasakawa Award is the most prestigious international a...
JEE (Main) Results of Paper-2 Declared by the National Testing Agency

JEE (Main) Results of Paper-2 Declared by the National Testing Agency

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New Delhi : The National Testing Agency has declared JEE (Main) Results of Paper 2. The results were declared last evening. For the first time, the JEE (Main) Examination of Paper-2 (B.Arch./B.Planning) was  conducted two times in CBT (online) mode, in this year. The first Examination was conducted on 8th January, 2019 in two shifts, and the second JEE (Main) Examination for Paper-2 was conducted on 7th April, 2019.   The Number of Candidates registered and Appeared for JEE (Main)-2019 for Paper- 2   Number of common Candidates registered in both (January and April)-2019 Examination 73,898 Number of Common Candidates appeared in both (January and April)-2019 Examination 61,510 Number of candidates registered in January -2019 Examination 1, 80,
Jaisalmer Ready to Host International Army Scout Masters Competition 2019

Jaisalmer Ready to Host International Army Scout Masters Competition 2019

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International Army Scout Masters Competition will be from 24 July to 17 August 2019 New Delhi : International Army Scout Masters Competition as a part of International Army Games will be organised under the aegis of Konark Corps at Jaisalmer from 24 July to 17 August 2019. The event will witness participation of the Mechanised Infantry Scout Teams of eight countries including Russia who is the founding member of this format of International Army Games. The Russian Delegation, Senior Military and Diplomatic dignitaries from participating countries visited Jaisalmer Military Station on 14 and 15 May 2019. The delegates were shown and briefed on the special training facilities created at Jaisalmer and Pokhran. The visiting team of officials were impressed with the overall arrangements...
Exam for Enrollment of GST Practitioners to be Conducted by NACIN

Exam for Enrollment of GST Practitioners to be Conducted by NACIN

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New Delhi : The National Academy of Customs, Indirect Taxes and Narcotics (NACIN) has been authorized vide Notification No. 24/2018-Central Tax dated 28.5.2018, to conduct an examination for confirmation of enrollment of Goods and Services Tax Practitioners (GSTPs) in terms of the sub-rule (3) of Rule 83 of the Central Goods and Services Tax Rules, 2017. The GSTPs enrolled on the GST Network under sub-rule (2) of Rule 83 and covered by clause (b) of sub-rule (1) of Rule 83, i.e. those Meeting the eligibility criteria of having enrolled as Sales Tax Practitioners or Tax Return Preparer under the existing law for a period not less than five years, are required to pass the said examination before 31.12.2019 in terms of Notification no. 03/2019-Central Tax dated 29.01.2019. Two such examina...
Indian Navy to Conduct First Indian Navy Entrance Test for Officers in Sept 2019

Indian Navy to Conduct First Indian Navy Entrance Test for Officers in Sept 2019

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New Delhi:. The Indian Navy is introducing computer-based examination for the selection of Direct Entry Officers after graduation. The first Indian Navy Entrance Test (Officers), ie. INET (Officers), is scheduled in September 2019 in various centers across the country. INET (Officers) will be used for screening for Permanent Commission and Short Service Commission Officer candidates for all graduate entries other than those that are screened by UPSC or University Entry Scheme. Currently, officer candidates are shortlisted for interviews by Services Selection Board (SSB) on the basis of marks scored in graduation (or post-graduation for certain entries). Henceforth, shortlisting for SSB will be taken on the basis of marks scored in INET (Officers). Under the new process, only one adverti...
WTO Ministerial Meeting of Developing Countries concludes in New Delhi today

WTO Ministerial Meeting of Developing Countries concludes in New Delhi today

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Heads of delegations of participating countries at the New Delhi WTO Ministerial Meeting pose for a group photo New Delhi : The WTO Ministerial Meeting of Developing Countries concluded in New Delhi today. The Ministerial Meeting began last evening with a dinner hosted by the Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu. The Director General of WTO, Roberto Azevedo, was also present during the dinner. In his address at the dinner, Suresh Prabhu, said that the New Delhi Meeting is taking place at a time when trade tensions show no signs of abating and protectionist tendencies are on the rise which makes it very essential to collectively debate and discuss the way forward in a multilateral framework. Commerce Minister added that the New Delhi Ministeri...
NVS Announces Admission to Class 11th Through Lateral Entry for 2019 -20

NVS Announces Admission to Class 11th Through Lateral Entry for 2019 -20

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New Delhi :  Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti  an autonomous organisation under the Ministry of Human Resources Development, Department of school education and literacy, Government of India, announced online application for the admission to class 11th through lateral entry for 2019 -20 session in Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya against there vacant seats.  The students will get admission through lateral entry. An applicant will have to to apply online for  getting admission in JNVs . Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti will prepare a merit list in each district and students will be selected against the vacancies and common merit list will be prepared at state level. According to Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti willing students can apply online for  getting admission in class 11th in    JNVs. Online apply and reg
Vice President to Embark on a Four-Day Visit to Vietnam

Vice President to Embark on a Four-Day Visit to Vietnam

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VP to hold high-level talks with Vietnamese leaders To attend 16th United Nations Day of Vesak NEW DELHI : The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu will embark on a four-day official visit to Vietnam from May 09. His visit is expected to enhance India’s comprehensive strategic partnership with the Southeast Asian nation. Apart from holding one-on-one talks with the leaders of Vietnam, the Vice President will participate in the 16th United Nations Day of Vesak at Tam Chuc pagoda in Vietnam's northern Ha Nam province, on May 12 and deliver the keynote address at the inaugural session of the event themed as "Buddhist Approach to Global Leadership and Shared Responsibilities for Sustainable Societies." Upon his arrival in Vietnam’s Capital Honoi, Shri Naidu will address the India
UPSC Declares Final result of Combined Defence Services Examination (ii)-2018

UPSC Declares Final result of Combined Defence Services Examination (ii)-2018

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See Result Below the News : NEW DELHI :  UPSC declared the lists, in order of merit of 100 (60+34+06) candidates who have qualified on the basis of the results of the Combined Defence Services Examination (II), 2018 . This exam was conducted by the Union Public Service Commission in November, 2018 . SSB interviews were held by the Services Selection Board of the Ministry of Defence . Ths selected candidates will get admission to the 147th (DE) Course of Indian Military Academy, Dehradun; Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala, Kerala and Air Force Academy, Hyderabad (Pre-Flying) Training Course i.e. No. 206 F(P) Course. There are some common candidates in the three lists for various courses. The number of vacancies, as intimated by the Government is 100 for Indian Military Academy [includin
NCC Holds Bi-Annual Conference

NCC Holds Bi-Annual Conference

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NEW DELHI :  The two-day Bi-annual conference of the National Cadet Corps (NCC) was held at its headquarters in New Delhi on 02 and 03 May 2019. Additional Directors General and Deputy Directors General representing NCC Directorates from all the states in the country attended the conference. Whilst inaugurating the conference, Director General, NCC Lt Gen Rajeev Chopra highlighted the efforts made in the past six months to improve the training, infrastructure and logistic functions of the organisation. Major issues discussed in the conference included early fructification of ongoing expansion plan of NCC as per Govt directives to meet the aspirations of our youth. The Director General reiterated that NCC is fully committed to the cause of motivating Young Indians to become responsible c