08 August 2018
The Peruvian economist Hernando de Soto has often pointed out that a modern market economy requires a strong system of property rights. India is a mess on this front. Land titles are presumptive rather than conclusive.
09 August 2018
The DNA Technology (Use and Application) Regulation Bill, 2018 has been introduced in India’s Parliament, with a view to creating a national DNA database for use by the police in solving crimes and identifying missing persons.
10 August 2018
Astronomers have used an Indian telescope to discover the most distant radio galaxy ever known, located at a distance of 12 billion light-years.
11 August 2018
The Telecom Commission, the highest decision-making body in the Department of Telecom has recently approved the principles of net neutrality recommended by TRAI last year.
13 August 2018
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will have a year-long Vikram Sarabhai centenary celebration starting in August 2019 to honour the visionary scientist and its legendary founding father.
17 August 2018
With Prime Minister Narendra Modi announcing that an Indian astronaut would go into space by 2022, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has finally got a definitive timeline for a project it has been working on for the last 15 years.
18 August 2018
Recently government released 'Digital North East: Vision 2022', that aims to leverage digital technologies to transform lives of people of the northeastern states and enhance the ease of living.
22 August 2018
NASA Scientists have found frozen water deposits in the darkest and coldest parts of the Moon’s polar regions using data from the Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft that was launched by India 10 years ago.
25 August 2018
In a major effort to improve emergency medical support to soldiers posted in high-altitude areas, especially Siachen, the Integrated Defence Staff of the Defence Ministry and the ISRO signed a MoU to set up telemedicine nodes in critical places across the country.
27 August 2018
The defence ministry is shortly expected to release project-specific implementation guidelines for the 111 naval utility helicopters to be procured under the strategic partnership(SP) model. However , foreign companies say there is still some clarity required on crucial legal, liability and technology transfer issues.
28 August 2018
A blend of oil from jatropha seeds and aviation turbine fuel propelled the country’s first ever bio jet fuel-powered flight between Dehradun and Delhi. The 43-minute flight was operated by SpiceJet’s Bombardier Q-400 aircraft, with 20 officials and five crew members on board.
29 August 2018
The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) unveiled the details of the Gaganyaan mission for manned space flight before 2022. It will be the India's first human space flight programme.
02 September 2018
Mild steel used in a wide range of industries easily develops rust and the corrosion causes huge economic loss every year.
05 September 2018
Technology giant Google announced that it is employing a new Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology to combat online spreading of contents involving child sexual abuse. The tool uses deep neural networks for image processing to help discover and detect child sexual abuse material (CSAM) online.
12 September 2018
Once ready, it will be India’s first, a force multiplier and cruise the country into a global elite club.
17 September 2018
PSLV-C42 lifted off carrying two satellites from the United Kingdom – NovaSAR and S1-4 from the first launch pad at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre.
19 September 2018
In the year, 2006 the International Astronomical Union (IAU) voted to remove Pluto’s planetary status.
21 September 2018
Data is the new oil and a driver of growth and change. India is a supposed to become data rich before becoming economically rich. This digital growth is being pushed by large foreign digital companies. They are largely fuelled by the data of their users. The visits of the prime minister and Union information technology minister to Silicon Valley over the past few years as part of the Digital India campaign.
22 September 2018
Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has successfully flight tested indigenously developed surface-to-surface short-range tactical ballistic missile ‘Prahaar’. It was launched from mobile launcher from Launch Complex-III, Integrated Test Range (ITR), Balasore off Odisha Coast.
23 September 2018
Nasa’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, better known as TESS, has discovered “superEarth” and “hot Earth” planets in solar systems at least 49 light-years away, marking the satellite’s first discovery since its April launch.
24 September 2018
MAVEN completed its primary mission in November 2015 and has been operating in an extended mission since that time, continuing its investigation of Mars’ upper atmosphere and exploring additional opportunities for science that the new relay orbit will bring.
25 September 2018
India successfully conducted an interceptor missile test off the Odisha coast on Sunday night, achieving a major milestone in developing a two-layer Ballistic Missile Defence.
27 September 2018
Astra, the indigenously developed Beyond Visual Range Air-to-Air Missile (BVRAAM), was successfully test fired by the IAF from Su-30 aircraft.