ISRO successfully conducts ground test of high thrust version of Vikas Engine
ISRO has successfully conducted ground test of its high thrust version of Vikas Engine at ISRO Propulsion Complex (IPRC) in Mahendragiri, Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu for duration of 195 seconds. The tests meet all its propulsion parameters and More..





Century’s longest total lunar eclipse of 1 hour 43 minutes to occur on July 27-28
Union Ministry of Earth Sciences has announced that Century’s (2001 AD to 2100 AD)longest total lunar eclipse of 1 hour 43 minutes will occur on July 27-28, 2018.

The entire eclipse will be visible from all parts of India. It will als More..





Scientists perform world’s first 3D, colour X-ray on human body
Scientists from New Zealand have performed world’s first-ever 3-D, colour X-ray on human. It has potential to improve the field of medical diagnostics. The new device is based on the traditional black-and-white X-ray but incorporates particle-trackin More..





Wings: BSNL launches India’s first internet telephony service
State-run telecom firm BSNL through its mobile app ‘Wings’ launched India’s first internet telephony service. Through this app, BSNL customers will be able to make calls to any phone number, domestic or international. Before this service, phone calls More..





China launches two remote sensing satellites for Pakistan
China successfully launched two remote sensing satellites PRSS-1 and PakTes-1A of Pakistan on board of Long March-2C rocket from Jiuquan Satellite Lau More..





ISRO conducts first test of crew escape module for India’s manned mision to space
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully conducted test of Crew Escape System that provides escape mechanism for astronauts if the launch operation is aborted. The crew escape system is being developed as part of the he proposed hum More..





BSNL unveils internet telephony service Wings
State-owned telecom operator Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has announced soft launch of its first Internet telephony service Wings in India to be rolled out from August 1, 2018. It also launched prepaid initiative in its landline offerings and More..





Integral Coach Factory launches first stainless steel bodied MEMU
The Integral Coach Factory (ICF) for first time has rolled out three phase energy efficient eight car Mainline Electric Multiple Unit (MEMU) train set built with stainless steel bodies in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. MEMU is suburban train system that caters More..





Government bans oxytocin hormone to curb misuse
The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has banned manufacture and sale of Oxytocin drug formulations for domestic use in private sector to prevent its misuse from 1st July 2018. Its import also has been banned. It also has not allowed retail More..





Jaitapur nuclear plant: France’s EDF and GE sign deal to build 6 nuclear reactors
French state-run power utility EDF and American conglomerate General Electric (GE) have signed strategic cooperation agreement with State-run Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL) to build for construction of 6 EPR (European Pressurized Reactors More..





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