ISRO launches communication satellite GSAT-29
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on November 14, 2018 launched the communication satellite GSAT-29 aboard ISRO’s heavy-lift rocket GSLV Mark-III.

The launch took place at 05.08 hours from the More..





Indian Health Fund: 4 innovators selected for early detection of TB, malaria by Tata Trust and The Global Fund
Tata Trust and The Global Fund backed Indian Health Fund (IHF) has chosen four innovators for early detection of tuberculosis (TB), malaria to effectively tackle these eradicate diseases. Three selected innovators are related to TB and one to malaria More..





Twitter launches #PowerOf18 campaign to boost youth engagement for 2019 polls
Twitter India has launched #PowerOf18 campaign aimed at encouraging youth to contribute in public debates and participate in civic engagement for the 2019 general elections. The initiative was launched by Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Maya Hari, Vice-P More..





IIT-Madras develops portable cold storage device
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras has developed portable solar-powered cold storage device with 500 kg capacity for storing vegetables and fruits, among other items. The device will help farmers store their produce for sufficient time so th More..





SpiNNaker: Largest brain-mimicking supercomputer switched on
The world’s largest supercomputer Spiking Neural Network Architecture (SpiNNaker) machine designed to work in same way as human brain was switched on for the first time.

SpiNNaker

It designed and built at University of Mancheste More..





CIMAP signs agreement with US-based RIFM for improving the quality of fragrant oils
Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (CIMAP) has signed MoU with US-based Research Institute for Fragrant Materials (RIFM) for improving the quality of fragrant oils. It was signed at conclusion of two-day annual conference of Internati More..





NDMC launches QR-enabled fridge magnets for digital payment of bills
New Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) has launched quick response (QR)-enabled fridge magnets for digital payment of bills. The magnets are personalised and each customer will have unique QR Code mapped to their consumer account number. It is powere More..





IIT-Madras develops India’s first microprocessor ‘Shakti’
The researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras) have designed India’s first indigenous microprocessor, which will reduce dependency on imported microchips and the risk of cyber attacks.

The microprocessor call More..





NASA retires Kepler space telescope
NASA has retired Kepler space telescope after it ran out of fuel needed for further science operations. This brings end of nine-and-a-half year mission of Kepler space telescope in which it had discovered over 2,600 intriguing exoplanets from outside More..





Researchers develop web-based tool to monitor fake news on social media
Researchers from the University of Michigan in the US have developed a web-based tool to monitor fake news on social media platforms such as Twitter and Facebook.

The tool uses a Platform Health Metric call More..





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