Sci-Tech

Global Warming Side Effects: NASA tool reveals ‘Mumbai’ at high risk of getting flooded

Global Warming is stirring up the levels of our planet and so the sea levels are also rising day by day. With new NASA tool, now we would be able to know which city will get flooded due to melting of glaciers. Thanks to NASA...

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Messenger from far away: the first ever Asteroid from another Star named ‘Oumuamua’

“Space”, the world itself creates an image of great void but with a weird awe. Till now thousands of mysteries are not known to even space scientists, astronauts. We have ever wondered if we have any neighbor or not now it turns out at least there is another star system from which a visitor has been in interstellar space. The interloper has been named 'Oumuamua, which means "a messenger from afar arriving first" in Hawaii...

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India to host Global Conference on Cyber Space for first time ever

In present time cybersecurity is a big issue globally. India is also moving to a digital era. Hence against this backdrop, focusing on a Secure and Inclusive Cyberspace for Sustainable Development, India will host the Global Conference on Cyber Space. The Curtain Raiser events will be held from 20th November...

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Scientific Breakthrough: Soon ‘Editing’ your ‘DNA’ will be Reality

We humans often think about the illnesses that are passed on to us from our parents! Or sometimes even people feel bad that how can we not let our children affect due to us? The disease normally get pass on which we call as ‘hereditary’! But scientists have invented breakthrough discovery about ‘editing genes’. ..

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Planet Earth’s new neighbor: Ross 128b

A temperate planet, the size of the Earth, has been discovered only eleven light-years away from the Earth. The planet is named as Ross 128b founded by European Southern Observatory (ESO)...

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Ta-dah! Soon charge your cellphones on your go, anywhere, anytime

Today in our daily schedule we are totally dependent on our cellphones; take it for reading calendar, writing down important reminders, alarms, using internet for every question and the list goes on! Besides making calls we use cellphones for many things where it becomes necessary for us to keep our cell phones all charged up! Also people carry their power banks, chargers everywhere they travel but still this gets burdening and hectic at times, isn’t it?..

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Firefox challenges Chrome with new browser ‘Quantum’

Firefox has thrown a challenge to Google Chrome and its users with the launch of its 'fast new Firefox' - Quantum. It took a year for Firefox to complete the project. Firefox Vice President, Product, Nick Nguyen said that the firm won't rest until Quantum becomes the average internet user's primary browser, overtaking Chrome. Assuring that Quantum is good enough to be a primary browser, Nguyen said, "My biggest fear is that people won't try it."..

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Excited to tour the ‘red planet’? More than 1.3 Indians book ticket to Mars

More than 1.3 lakh Indian space enthusiasts have submitted their names to NASA to be carried to Mars onboard the US space agency’s mission to the red planet next year. Mars has always been the planet of human interests. Many numbers of satellites, missions are taken up to study the planet Mars. Ever wondered about visiting ‘Mars’! How small our planet Earth will look if we land on Mars? How higher? Butterflies in your stomach, right?..

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Star like appearance of tiny moon Phobos photobombed Mars

While taking the photograph of the Mars, the unexpected appearance of a tiny moon Phobos in the camera's field of view as the picture has been captured in the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) Hubble Space Telescope. The bounty appearance of the moon was captured during its orbital trek around Mars on 12 May 2016...

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NASA discloses mind blowing picture of Jupiter

NASA recently unveiled the stunning picture of the giant planet. The picture is of Jupiter’s southern hemisphere. The beautiful picture of Gas Giant will leave you astonished. The picture was captured by NASA’s Juno space craft on October 24...

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Adopting space technology ISRO will help ‘alert’ people at unmanned level railway crossings

Indian Space Research Organization collaborated with Ministry of Railways to help save lives of people who die due to unmanned level railway crossings. With the help of space technology, ISRO will warn road users through ‘hooters’ once a train approaches an unmanned level crossing. ..

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UN Chief urges to accelerate climate action

Climate change related disasters are occurring in several countries while pollution is also bothering the world constantly. Temperature change to melting of ice in Antarctica, the effects of climate change are worsening in the entire world. Against this backdrop, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has called on the global community to redouble efforts to help countries respond to climate shocks, especially the most vulnerable...

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Now you can tweet 280 characters on Twitter!

After months of speculation, Twitter has finally increased the character limit for tweets to 280. The move is said to be an attempt to draw more users onto the micro-blogging site. The doubled character limit is available across all languages except Japanese, Korean, and Chinese since they didn’t have space limitation issues...

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Hurry up! You can send your name to Mars

Now your wish in your wishlist to have your name on the red planet will be fulfilled soon. According to reports by NASA more than 2.4 million people have registered to have their names on Mars. Last month, NASA invited members of the public to send their names to Mars. After this invitation, the public responded loud and clear...

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Magical world beyond Earth! Every picture from ‘Space Gallery’ will make you fall in love

Our galaxy is filled up with magical planets, colors, twinkling stars etc. Who doesn’t wants to get lost in universe? Our solar system lies in Milky Way which is mesmerizing enough to make anyone fall in love...

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Happy Birthday to ‘Mangalyaan’: India’s first kiss to Red Planet completes 4 successful years

In the history of space science, India wrote a new chapter on November 5, 2013, when today 'Mangalyaan' was launched from Sriharikota from Andhra Pradesh. What a remarkable examples have been set by Indian Space Research Organization ISRO! Ranging from the successful models like ‘Aryabhatta’, ‘Mangalayaan’, Launching 104 satellites at one go’, till launching heaviest satellite etc. The list goes on and ISRO never fails to make India proud...

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After TRAPPIST, NASA discovers 20 more exoplanets that could possible harbor life

Remember TRAPPIST Solar System, NASA has discovered 20 more planets beyond solar system with Kepler Telescope. A large international team of researchers working with data sent back from NASA's Kepler space telescope has found evidence of 20 previously unknown, promising exoplanets...

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Ta-Dah! Halloween arrives with NASA’s spookiest ‘Galaxy of Horrors’, Explore at your own risk!

And the Halloween starts amidst the dropping temperatures everywhere. NASA has spookiest gift for all with different planets having different zombie worlds. Ta-Dah, ready to explore?..

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ISRO to launch 30 satellites in December

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) will be launching 30 satellites in one single mission on board its PSLV in December this year. This was told to reporters by ISRO Chairman Kiran Kumar here...

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Halloween Playlist! This time NASA records spooky sounds in our solar system

Remember the NASA earlier gave us the different playlist of sounds around Earth! This time the playlist features the theme of ‘Halloween’- NASA has debuted a playlist of sounds from space. And even though we know none of it is aliens, those noises are creepy as hell. ..

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CIA responsible for fabricating the case; Former Scientist asks for enquiry into ISRO spy case 1994

Former Indian Space Research Organisation ISRO Scientist Nambi Narayanan released his tell-all autobiography, ‘Orbit of Memories’ where he spoke about 50 days’ jail term before being acquitted by the Supreme Court in the 1994 case. Narayanan said he suspects an involvement of US American intelligence agency CIA behind the fabrication of the case...

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India set to launch ‘Chandrayaan II’ in 2018: Dr. Jitendra Singh

India set to launch ‘Chandrayaan II’ in 2018, informed by Union Minister for Atomic Energy and Space Dr. Jitendra Singh. Addressing the 5-day Asian Conference on Remote Sensing, Dr. Jitendra Singh said that India today has emerged as the world’s frontline nation in the field of Space Technology. The 5-day conference is being attended by over 500 eminent foreign delegates and some of the world’s most distinguished faculty in the field of Space Science...

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Enjoy your ‘Virtual’ tour: ‘Access Mars’ takes you to the rocky, red planet right from your smartphone

Mars have always been the planet of human interests. Many number of satellites, missions are taken up to study the planet Mars. Ever wondered about visiting ‘Mars’! How small our planet Earth will look if we land on Mars? How higher? Butterflies in your stomach, right? Brace yourselves, because NASA is all set to give you the experience of visiting the Mars and exploring the space. Right here through your smartphone you can walk on Mars...

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Chinese space station ‘Tiangong-1’ to crash into Earth soon

China's space station Tiangong-1, which went out of control some time back, is set to crash into Earth in next few months. Chinese authorities are monitoring its move, keeping the US in the loop...

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Attempt to prevent pollution: atmosphere monitoring satellite successfully launched from Russia

The air quality monitoring satellite was successfully launched from Russia on Friday. Sentinel-5P satellite was launched by a Rokot missile from the Plesetsk launch pad in northwestern Russia. The satellite's TROPOMI instrument will build daily global maps of gases and particles harmful for health...

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Proud India! Five Indians selected for the prestigious NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge

Indians have always shone out wherever they went- be it is the field of engineering, agriculture or space science. Indian students are going a long way in making the nation proud. From making terrific inventions to participating in world-class events, Indian students are making their mark. Proud India...

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Read about the new satellite dedicated to air quality monitoring

Air pollution is now one of the major issues concerning the entire world. Hence as a preventive measure, a satellite will go into orbit to monitor air quality around the globe. The satellite named Sentinel-5P is a UK-assembled satellite...

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NASA using the opportunity of asteroid flyby to test global warning network

NASA has predicted that an asteroid will safely pass by Earth at a distance of approximately 26,000 miles (42,000 kilometers). Though the asteroid is “pretty close” compared to normal distance there is not any chance to hit us. But Scientists are using this appearance of the small asteroid with bigger aim to test Earth’s international warning network...

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Space X Falcon 9 rocket successfully lands on the ocean platform, creating bigger hopes towards space exploration

US aerospace manufacturer and space transport services company, Space X launched a recycled rocket that had already flown to the space and landed successfully on an ocean platform, as part of its ongoing effort to recycle costly rocket components. ..

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Windows Phone is officially dead now!

Microsoft has officially announced the end of Windows Phone, as its Vice President Joe Belfiore confirmed that the firm will no longer focus on Windows 10 Mobile features and hardware...

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Now grow your merchandise with ‘WhatsApp Business’ app, launches soon

WhatsApp is launching a new app - WhatsApp Business - a new business model it is currently testing in India. Listed separate from WhatsApp app, the new app's logo has 'B' inside the green conversation bubble. ..

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ISRO will soon set up its Research Centre in Assam

Indian Space Research Organisation Research Centre will soon be establishing in Assam. ISRO Chairman Dr AS Kiran Kumar disclosed the great news saying that the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has embarked upon an ambitious plan to set up a research centre for startups, academicians, environmentalists and entrepreneurs in Assam. Soon MoU will be signed between Assam government and ISRO. ..

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Happy Birthday to these ISRO’s satellites who gave so much to think about!

September witnessed birth anniversaries of many satellites like Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM), AstroSat, SCATSAT-1, etc. Let us also wish these satellites Happy Birthday! Following are the names of satellites developed by Indian Space Research Organization ISRO who gave us the imaginative world of our solar system in real. These satellites have also provided us in forecasting weathers, cyclones etc...

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Keep gazing at Earth as NASA Astronaut presents us with ‘fish eye’ view of our planet

Ever wondered how our Earth looks from outside the Earth? The twisty question yet interesting at the same time. Of course, it looks like a blue ball! But, gazers here is something new for you! Here is the fish eye view of our planet Earth. ..

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Expressing pride over India’s space prowess in ‘Space Technology’, VP Naidu inaugurated ‘World Space Week Celebrations'

Do you know that ‘World Space Week’ began from today and Vice President Venkaiah Naidu inaugurated the ‘World Space Week’ at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh. Happy World Space Week!..

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Our Earth just got clicked! MapCam camera of NASA’s OSIRIS-Rex spacecraft took new images

Our Earth got clicked with NASA’s unmanned spacecraft called OSIRIS-Rex. On September 22, OSIRIS-Rex’s MapCam camera clicked new pictures of Earth. The image was taken just hours after the spacecraft completed its Earth Gravity Assist at a range of approximately 106,000 miles (170,000 kilometers). MapCam is part of the OSIRIS-REx Camera Suite (OCAMS) operated by the University of Arizona...

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EasyJet announced plans to build electric plane

A flight from Paris to London could operate by an electric plane by 2027. EasyJet revealed a prototype which has wings equipped with electric motors. EasyJet is hoping to turn science fiction into science fact...

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U.S. teams up with Russia to seek what lies beyond the deep space by building a space station near moon

Nobody knows what’s lying far beyond of our planet Earth. Will we ever know it? Is there any possibility? Well, maybe yes! NASA and the Russian space agency Roscosmos have announced a new partnership for human exploration of the moon and deep space. Both agencies signed a joint statement on cooperation at the 68th International Astronautical Congress in Adelaide, Australia...

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Now tweet your feelings with more words; Twitter confirmed to double 140-character limit

Twitter is likely to increase its 140-character limit to 280 characters to address users' concerns of restricted space. Twitter is currently testing its plan as it's allowing a small group of users to tweet using 280 characters in various languages...

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Are you lucky enough? Design your ‘Aerosol Sensor’ and NASA will award you with grand prize worth USD 100,000

Recently NASA observed the presence of ‘aerosols’ in the air we breathe in. Aerosols, these tiny airborne particles, known as aerosols, can contribute to a variety of health problems, such as asthma and respiratory tract irritation. To tackle this in the creative way NASA has announced a USD 100,000 grand prize for designing a low-cost and lightweight aerosol sensor that can monitor air quality on Earth as well as in space environments...

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Tick Tock… time to say Goodbye! Spacecraft Cassini’s fiery finale gets closer; NASA to stream live

On its way to ‘bid adieu’, Spacecraft Cassini entered into its final stage. Only a few minutes are left and then this spacecraft will plunge into the Saturn’s atmosphere today. NASA will be streaming the live – video of Cassini spacecraft. And down here on Earth, scientists will gather at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in La Cañada Flintridge to await the signal that their beloved spacecraft is no more — and you can join them live...

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On its way to ‘bid adieu’, Spacecraft Cassini captures the heavenly images of Saturn

‘Solar System’ has been one of the worlds where only a few people dwell and those are scientists. To accompany them there are satellites placed in the orbits of our planet Earth. Likewise, Cassini spacecraft is in its final stage but it has some beautiful images of Saturn planet that it captured out there...

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Indians spend 4 hours every day on mobile apps: Report

The active smartphone users in India spend more than 4 hours a day on mobile apps, according to analytics firm App Annie. India was among the top 5 markets in terms of time spent on mobile apps in May 2017. Other four countries include South Korea, Mexico, Brazil and Japan, where users spent about 5 hours doing the same...

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Want to have a glimpse of monster Hurricane Irma? Get here

After Harvey now Hurricane Irma has shaken the Caribbean and is in its gravest form. With 185 miles per hour, Hurricane Irma has been one of the threatening ones as NASA has declared warning for Antigua, Barbuda, Anguilla, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. NASA has also produced the certain stock of images and gifs. which shows the enormous Irma Hurricane...

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Elon Musk’ Neutralink receives $27 million through fundraising to build brain computers

Washington, 6 September: We often watch Marvel movies wherein we love the actor connecting his brain to the computer. What if this happens soon in the near future? Amazing, right? Well, Elon Musk is one of the firsts to execute this brilliant idea in real life. He wants to connect the brain directly to a computer, and investors are ready to make that science fiction a reality. Musk’s startup Neutralink has raised $27 million of a technically still-open funding round that could grow to $100 million.&n..

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NASA detects the 4.4 km massive asteroid Florence passed by Earth

Massive asteroid flew near Earth. Scientists have detected the largest ever recorded asteroid and its moons as it made a near-earth fly-by. Radar images captured the astral body, called Florence, as it passed Earth at a distance of more than 233 million kms...

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Back to ‘Earth’! Record setter NASA Astronaut Peggy Whitson lands in Kazakhstan after spending 10 months in space

Remember Astronaut Peggy Whitson? Who holds the record to become world’s oldest spacewoman, has returned to Earth after 665 days. Astronaut Peggy Whitson became the first female ever to have this experience of working with ten more astronauts being the eldest spacewoman. Wow!..

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Read! How to survive from new ransomware breach ‘Locky’; Govt issues ALERT

The Centre has issued an alert regarding a new malware ‘Locky Ransonware’ that locks computers and demands ransom for unlocking them. Electronics and IT Additional Secretary Ajay Kumar tweeted that an alert regarding spam spreading Locky Ransomware was issued by Indian Computer Emergency Response Team yesterday...

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ISRO’s first private sector navigation satellite launch unsuccessful

Indian Space Research Organisation ISRO was about to launch its 1st private sector navigation satellite IRNSS-1H from Sriharikota High Altitude Range (SHAR) but unfortunately the mission was unsuccessful. The 1425-kg satellite was expected to expand the existing seven satellites of the NavIC constellation. The launch vehicle PSLV-C39 lifted the satellite on Thursday using the 'XL' variant, of PSLV equipped with six strap-ons, each carrying 12 tons of propellant. The three phases of the launch went ..

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Hackers target celebrities on Instagram, contact details of public personalities revealed

Instagram has revealed a flaw in its systems revealed "a number of" stars' phone numbers and email addresses to cyber-attackers. ..

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Countdown begins! ISRO set to launch 1st private sector built navigation satellite IRNSS-1H today

Countdown begins! Today ISRO will launch its first private sector satellite from Sriharikota High Altitude Range (SHAR) at 6.59 pm. This private sector satellite will replace one of NAVIC's seven satellites, which is malfunctioning. The NAVIC is a system of seven home-made navigational satellites which is currently powering the Swadeshi Global Positioning System...

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Women on Mission: After Kalpana Chawla, Jalseen Kaur Josan becomes 2nd Indian woman to fly for NASA’s Mars Mission

When we give examples of inspirations to the world, Kalpana Chawla and Sunita Williams who are the names which are the pride of India. Kalpana Chawla and Sunita Williams were the first two Indian origin women to fly to space. Here is one more rising inspiration- Jaslin Kaur Josan becomes the first Indian Sikh woman to be selected by NASA for the Mars Expedition happening in 2030...

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Spyware threat: Google removes 500 apps!

Google has removed at least 500 apps from Play Store due to a spyware threat. The action was prompted by a report by US-based cyber security firm Lookout which stated that more than 500 apps in Play Store can spread spyware on smartphones...

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Google launched this feature and it's awesome!

In a welcoming move, search giant Google has added a six-second video preview to its mobile search results. The search engine will use its machine learning capabilities to analyses the entire video and decide what 6-sec part should be taken for preview...

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NASA powers up spacecraft that could carry humans to the space beyond

NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration), the best space exploration institutions that we have in the entire world has got one step closer to carry humans to the moon, Mars and perhaps beyond. Orion, a spacecraft has the capability to cross the vacuum space, said NASA...

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Still gazing about ‘Total Solar Eclipse’? Here is much more for you!

The Total Solar Eclipse made the whole world go awe as it happened after 99 years and scientists have much more for you peeps- Scientists, including one of Indian origin, have created an original music composition using data from the movements of the Sun, the Moon and the gradual darkness during the total solar eclipse in the US. This is the first time researchers have made music with eclipse information...

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After century, Total Solar Eclipse 2017 made world go gaga as millions enjoyed thrilling phenomenon

World went ‘Awe’ while watching the ‘Total Solar Eclipse 2017, especially the millions of Americans braced up with protective glasses and marvelled at the first total solar eclipse to unfold from coast to coast in the US in nearly a century...

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‘Total Solar Eclipse’ happening today; Not in US? You can still watch it live, Read here!

While the world has been gearing up to watch ‘Total Solar Eclipse’ live which will be broadcasted by NASA today. Don’t miss this once-in a lifetime opportunity peeps! Today in the US majorly, this eclipse will be visible as the moon will eclipse the sun, keeping the Earth in temporary darkness for a few minutes. Also known as the solar eclipse, this celestial event will take place and will be visible from North America primarily the United States...

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Japan successfully launches satellite for advanced GPS system

For advanced GPS operation, the technologically advanced nation Japan on Saturday launched an H-2A rocket carrying a geopositioning satellite. The satellite was launched after a week-long delay. This is Japan’s third geo-positioning satellite...

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3-mile asteroid to pass safely by Earth on September 1; catch the story here!

This year’s encounter is the closest by Asteroid Florence since 1890 and the closest it will ever be until 2500. The asteroid will pass safely by our planet on September 1 at a distance of about 7 million km, said NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)...

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Now talk to Google in 8 Indian languages

You can now talk to your Google Assistant in your own language. Google announced that its voice search will now support the languages Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu. The company revealed that the search has been customized to understand Indian accents better...

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All the stargazers, if you’re in London, don’t miss the Perseid meteor shower this weekend!

Who doesn’t like gazing at the stars blankly? And if meteor shower twinkles in the sky, then it’s heaven for most of us, stargazers. It’s very rare to witness a meteor shower but this time, you might grab one if you’re in UK. The Perseid meteor shower will peak over the weekend, giving stargazers the opportunity to look at the shooting stars in the sky. ..

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International Space Station set to get first Supercomputer launched by SpaceX

Supercomputers on a mission soon at International Space Station. The International Space Station is expected to get its first supercomputer next week. The supercomputer is being sent by SpaceX through SpaceX Dragon spacecraft...

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Story of a man who put India on the space exploration map

ISRO is not only a space science center in India but also our national pride. But do we remember the founder of ISRO? Vikram Sarabhai, the father of space science in India. Today 12th August is the 98th birth anniversary of the great scientist. Guided by C.V. Ramon and mentor of Abdul Kalam- he carried the legacy of scientific research in India from one generation to another...

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Cassini will begin final five orbits before plunging into Saturn

Over the past few months, Cassini took the closest pictures of Saturn's rings we've ever seen that it was pretty easy to forget that the probe was nearing its end. It actually dove in and out of the rings to prepare for its poetic death, and now it's down to its last orbits around the planet. On August 14th, 12:22 AM Eastern, Cassini will begin its final five passes over Saturn, going as close as 1,010 to 1,060 miles above the planet's clouds to observe its auroras and finer features not visible from ..

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While Total Solar Eclipse on its way NASA says Planet Nibiru poses no threat to our Earth

While the total solar eclipse is about to hit our planet Earth, some of the theorists claimed that after the eclipse Planet Nibiru which is having a mass about 10 times that of Earth and orbit about 20 times further from the sun than Neptune, taking a whopping 10,000 and 20,000 Earth years to make one full orbit around the sun; This Nibiru planet will collide with our Earth and –Doooooooom!..

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Indians! Get ready to watch the ‘Lunar Eclipse’ on 7th Aug

While lunar eclipse is around the corner, everyone seems quite excited and confused! Indians, you all will be able to see upcoming lunar eclipse on the intervening night of August 7 and 8. It will be visible all over Asia, Europe and Africa...

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Soon ‘Tricolor’ set to get unfurled on Moon as India will launch twin Moon missions in 2018

India is set to hoist its ‘tricolor’ on Moon… Yes, you read it right. India will launch twin Moon missions from its own soil in early 2018. Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will launch its Chandrayaan-2 mission and another mission by Team Indus, a group of space enthusiasts who want to unfurl the Tricolour on the moon's surface as part of a global lunar competition...

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Coming Solar Eclipse will bewitch all! Airbnb and National Geographic to host viewing experience

On coming August 21, America will witness the magical ‘Solar Eclipse’ after 38 years. To make the experience even more memorable, Airbnb and National Geographic are teaming up to create a solar eclipse viewing experience that involves sleeping under the stars in a geodesic dome and a flight aboard a private jet that moves directly into the moon’s shadow...

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Facebook’s chatbots shut down after they start talking to each other in their ‘own’ language

The theory of ‘Artificial Intelligence’ has taken the world over by excitement. Countries like Japan, U.S, China and many others are experiment the AI robots. And recently, Facebook abandoned an experiment after two artificially intelligent programs appeared to be chatting to each other in a strange language only they understood...

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India’s space technology to boom higher in collaboration with FICCI soon!

The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) look forward to join hands with ISRO. FICCI is an association of business organizations in India. FICCI’s President Pankaj Patel met MoS of Atomic Energy and Space, Jitendra Singh to discuss the possibilities of industrial collaboration in space projects. The FICCI President briefed Dr Jitendra Singh about his meeting with ISRO Chairman Shri Shri A S Kiran Kumar and said that the entire Indian industry is elated at the successful ..

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Facing Sexual Harassment issues at the workplace? Register online complaint on ‘SHe–Box’ portal

Facing Sexual Harassment issues at the workplace? Now you don’t need to worry as Minister of Women and Child Development Maneka Sanjay Gandhi launched an online complaint management system titled Sexual Harassment electronic–Box (SHe-Box)...

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New High altitude cloud physics observatory in Kerala used for predicting monsoon rainfall

In order to observe cloud and rain processes over the region with state of the art observations, a high altitude cloud physics observatory has been established at Munnar, Kerala, in the Western Ghats, the region which is a gateway for the monsoon of India...

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Football sized asteroid BS5 is set to fly by Earth today: NASA

We all know that many numbers of asteroids pass by our Earth, even today the asteroid BS5 is set to fly by Earth today around 7.17 p.m. Astronomers discovered 2017 BS5 earlier this year at the Haleakala Observatory in Hawaii...

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With ‘She-box’, Women can now file complaints regarding sexual harassment at workplace

In order to enable women employees of the government to file complaints regarding sexual harassment at workplace. Today the Ministry of Women and Child Development launched ‘She- box’ Sexual Harassment e-complaint box...

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Football sized asteroid BS5 is set to fly by Earth today: NASA

We all know that many numbers of asteroids pass by our Earth, even today the asteroid BS5 is set to fly by Earth today around 7.17 p.m. Astronomers discovered 2017 BS5 earlier this year at the Haleakala Observatory in Hawaii...

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Telangana to provide students end-to-end details through web portal

Telangana will be the first state in India which will have all details of the student with just one click. Telangana soon to bring a web portal which hosts all the details of candidates who are studying or passed out from class X to PhD level...

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Unique hydrogel 5 times stronger than steel could create artificial human organs too

As we age years towards a new future, the field of science and technology advances more and more creating revolutionary inventions. Today, a paraplegic can be provided with artificial limbs and with the speed that the technology is advancing, we are not far behind before we can create a man-made human being. However, researchers in Japan have developed a new gel that is stronger than any metal like steel. The flexibility of the jello could help the scientists to heal our bodies and develop biological ..

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Grab your once-in-a-lifetime opportunity! ‘Eclipse Safari’ app lets you know everything about eclipses

Gearing up for ‘Eclipse Safari’, the countdown to the total solar eclipse on August 21 has begun, and viewers can prepare with Eclipse Safari, a new mobile app that provides sky-watchers with an interactive eclipse map, letting users know exactly when the eclipse will start in their location, how long it will last and when it will end. ..

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Ready to watch light from the new Russian satellite, the brightest man-made object in the sky

Russia has always amused the World with its new discoveries and innovations in the Science field. Russia has successfully launched its missile which is going to be a new source of light in the sky. The Russian Satellite is Mayak, the Russian word for "beacon," set to become the third brightest object behind only the sun and the moon. Moscow Polytechnic University has developed this satellite. This wonder will use a giant mirror to become the brightest man-made object in the sky...

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Telangana’s special portal ‘Janahitha’ to resolve public grievances

Maintaining transparency in all aspects and putting all out efforts to resolve the issues of people living in remote areas in the state, Telangana government launched a special portal ‘Janahitha’ to receive public grievances at Suryapet Collectorate...

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Brace yourself to experience virtual adventure of the 'Pluto tour', Right Now!

To mark, two years anniversary of its Pluto Mission, NASA has released a flyover video. NASA is giving us a new view of the distant dwarf planet. Through this video, we can actually fly over the Pluto! Go have your ‘Pluto’ tour, now...

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‘Sohum’ screening device to diagnose newborn babies hearing damage

A low-cost indigenously developed hearing screening device, ‘Sohum’ for newborns was formally launched to make this battery-operated non-invasive device available across the country to cater nearly 26 million babies born every year in India...

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The underwater robot starts its probe inside nuclear disaster hit Fukushima plant

Nuclear Disaster at Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant in 2011 is considered as the second most dangerous disaster in the world. Radiation emanated from the power plant contaminated the soil of the total area leading to forced evacuation of all local civilians. To examine the damaged part of Fukushima nuclear reactor, the underwater robot has started its operation...

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Now technology will help in conversion of ‘Sea Water’ into ‘Drinking Water’

In order to solve water issues in India, the National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT) comes up with the technology which will help in generating drinking water by transforming sea water. NIOT has indigenously developed and demonstrated Low-Temperature Thermal Desalination (LTTD) technology for conversion of sea water to drinking water..

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Want to install solar rooftop systems? 'ARUN' app will guide you, know how!

An easy to use mobile app ‘ARUN’ launched for the promotion of solar rooftop systems and assistance of installations of solar rooftop systems. This App is a simple which will be useful for layman or an agency for installation of Solar Rooftop in their premises. The App is developed by National Informatics Centre (NIC), Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE)...

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Even ‘Space’ has its own playlists! NASA records mesmerizing sounds around Earth

How mesmerising it is to hear 'sounds' of our space! Earlier NASA recorded the sound waves from ‘Sun’ and coincidently those sound waves matched with the frequencies of our ‘Aum’ which we chant in our daily lives. Again NASA has revealed unreal sounds from the space environment around Earth...

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Android app to bridge between blood donors and recipients in Hyderabad

An android application developed with an aim to bridge the gap between the blood donor and recipients institutions that the blood is donated to. The app is developed by a group of engineering students from city-based colleges of Hyderabad...

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India electrifying a remote village in Egypt with solar project

The technological innovation and capability of India is not only helping our nation but also other countries. A solar project with state-of-the-art technology has been launched in a remote village in Egypt. The village named Agaween village is in the Western Desert in Matrouh Governorate, close to the Libyan border. The off grid system is ideal for remote locations...

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India electrifying a remote village in Egypt with solar project

The technological innovation and capability of India is not only helping our nation but also other countries. A solar project with state-of-the-art technology has been launched in a remote village in Egypt. The village named Agaween village is in the Western Desert in Matrouh Governorate, close to the Libyan border. The off grid system is ideal for remote locations...

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Need ‘Smart Wallet’ in your kitty? It is Thief-Proof, Trackable and acts as Power-Bank

In the digital world today, it seems that papers, documents, wallets are taking a shape of ‘digital’. Who wants the ‘Smart Wallet’! Smart Wallet captures the picture of the one who steals it, charges your cell phone, provides you with Wi-Fi hotspot and much more! Of course, everyone will love to have such ‘Wallet’ in their kitty...

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India develops low cost wireless communication system to aid disaster management

Researchers from 6 Indian institutes, including IIT-Kharagpur and IIM-Calcutta, have developed a low-cost and fast deployable wireless communication infrastructure, project DiSARM: Post-Disaster Situation Analysis and Resource Management that is driven by human mobility to aid disaster management services...

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Saraswati: Filled with 20 Mn Bn Suns, Indian Astronomers discover Supercluster of galaxies

Wow! A team of Indian astronomers have identified an extremely large super cluster of galaxies and have named it Saraswati. The supercluster of 43 galaxies is located in the direction of constellation Pisces and is one of the largest known structures in the universe which may contain the mass equivalent to over 20 million billion suns...

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Punjab to get India’s 1st Technology and Innovation Support Center soon

Entrepreneurship and enhancing social, economic and cultural development is important to foster creativity and innovation in India. To stimulate a dynamic, vibrant and balanced Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) system, India’s first Technology and Innovation Support Center (TISC) at Patent Information Centre is planned to be opened in Punjab. The institution will run under the World Intellectual Property Organization’s (WIPO) TISC program...

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Maharashtra launched Asia's 1st 'Mangrove' app

Making it a first in the whole of Asia and India, a subsidiary of Godrej Group launched a mobile application on mangroves. The Godrej Mangroves app is Asia’s first mobile app dedicated solely to the mangrove ecosystem. Conceived and developed by Godrej & Boyce. The app covers 22 mangrove and associated species found in Maharashtra...

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Solar flares, Auroras or Apocalypse Coming Soon? NASA tracks Sunspot larger than the size of Earth

While Earth is boiling over the pan of ‘Global Warming’, another heater is set to hit our Mother Earth it seems… with the new Sunspot which was tracked rotating towards Earth. NASA has tracked the sunspot called Active Region 12665 between July 5 and 11. ..

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New Telecom Policy will be Application driven: Manoj Sinha

As India is heading towards a digital economy, that requires proper connection to Digital India program. To make a different communication system, the communication ministry is working on a new Telecom Policy which will be application driven as compared to National Telecom Policy, 2012. The old policy was connection driven. The Minister of Communications Manoj Sinha spoke at a seminar in New Delhi on the topic of ICT: Engendering New Governance Structure...

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Civil Aviation Ministry starts consulting stakeholders to upgrade AirSewa

Passengers comfort and convenience is important for air business. In last November, AirSewa web portal and mobile app were launched to make air travel convenient and hassle-free. Now Civil Aviation Ministry wants to upgrade AirSewa. The department invited a meeting to invite suggestions for designing AirSewa 2.0. Nodal Officers of all stakeholders like Airlines, Airports, Immigration, Customs, DGCA, attended the meeting. ..

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Navigation gets easy as Google Maps add new blue roads feature for Mumbaikars to help during rains

While several get stranded during rainfall in Mumbai, getting stuck in between roads; no matter navigation tool too doesn’t helps! Google India had decided to add new blue coloured roads on its Google Maps especially for the users of Mumbai city...

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New app ‘OK Boys’ to drive drunken person home safely in Hyderabad

In order to curb the drink and driving cases in Hyderabad, a group of youngsters from the city come up with the new application named ‘OK Boys’. This application is meant to provide a licensed driver to drive the drunken person home safely...

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Now a phone that doesn't need battery!

US scientists, including those of Indian-origin, have developed a phone that runs without a battery. It harvests the power needed from ambient radio signals and light. The team made a Skype call using the battery-free phone, which was built with components already available in the market. This was made possible by eliminating the power-hungry process of converting analogue signals into digital data...

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NASA’s tweet on Full Moon adds up to the Guru Purnima’s celebrations

While India is celebrating Guru Purnima with all its faith and devotion, Look there is someone else also who added the cherry on the cake on this auspicious festival. None other than NASA tweeted about the full moon- giving different names to the Moon like Hay Moon, Mead Moon, Ripe Corn Moon, Buck Moon, Thunder Moon...

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Try, try till you succeed: After failing two times, SpaceX successfully launched Intelsat35e satellite

After two launch failures, SpaceX successfully launched a broadband communications satellite for Intelsat on Wednesday finally. The satellite Intelsat 35e lifted off from Cape Canaveral by Falcon 9 rocket. ..

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The future orbital station of Russia will be free of service life limit

Russia has always amused the world with its innovation in Science and Technology. Currently, Russia is planning for an orbiter may replace the International Space Station (ISS) after 2024. The specialty of this orbiter would be free of any service life limits. As per the local report, it will comprise fully replaceable modules...

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Bihar CM advises to stop Child Marriages for prevention of stunted child growth

Child Marriage is an evil social disease in India. Though the minimum legal age of marriage is 18, a huge number of girls undergo this evil practice. Child marriage violates a girl’s right to health, education, and choice. In the states such as Bihar, Jharkhand, Rajasthan – the scenario is worse than the rest of India. Bihar CM Nitish Kumar has criticized this bad social habit in his state. He has pointed out the practice as the main obstacle to Child’s growth...

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ISRO’s Cartosat-2 Series satellite captures the images of Doha, Egypt, UP from space

On 23 June, ISRO successfully launched the PSLV-C38 mission with 31 satellites on board. The main payload was the Cartosat-2 series satellite, another “eye in the sky” for India. The images captured by the satellite will be used for defense purposes, including monitoring troop movements and finding out the locations of bunkers. ..

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‘Web Application’ launched to provide free legal services to prisoners

With a responsibility to provide legal assistance among other things to all persons in custody, National Legal Services Authority (NALSA) on Thursday launched a ‘Web Application’ for free legal services to prisoners. The web application will also help in generating reports showing the total number of inmates, the number of inmates unrepresented, the number of inmates represented by legal services lawyers and the number of inmates represented by private lawyers...

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ISRO’s GSAT-17 satellite launched successfully from spaceport of Kourou in French Guiana

Today early morning, Indian Space Research Organization ISRO successfully launched India’s communication satellite GSAT-17 from the spaceport of Kourou in French Guiana. Communication satellite GSAT-17 was successfully launched by a heavy duty rocket of Arianespace...

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Countdown kicks off as ISRO’s GSAT-17 satellite on its way to get launched tomorrow

Constant advancements in Space Science technology, in this Indian Space Research Organization ISRO have always set a benchmark. After launching 30 Nano-satellites, ISRO is again ready to launch its GSAT-17 communication satellite from French Guiana tomorrow...

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Delhi commuters to get ‘Driverless Metro’ train by October

Delhi commuters will be able to travel on the first driverless Metro train on the Magenta Line from Janakpuri West to Botanical Garden. The Magenta Line, which was expected to be ready by June, will now be partially open to the public in October this year...

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Because God is ‘watching’! Be safe on roads, Gods in cars warn you to ‘Drive Slowly and Safely’

Do you know, most of the people die due to high-speed driving! Despite of many initiatives like awareness, billboard, and kiosk ads on roadways people often tend to ignore these signs ‘carelessly’. But Indians only take the things seriously when it comes under God’s rituals, said by godmen, culture etc. Yes now the God will tell you to stop driving with high speed...

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Sigh of relief ! With a wearable device ‘Diabetes’ can now be detected through your ‘sweat’

Do you feel like eating sugar but you hold yourself back? Diabetes makes your life ‘Controlled’ in many ways as you cannot consume products which contain sugar. But early detection of Diabetes can help you manage your sugar consumption levels. Now scientists have developed a new wearable device that can help manage diabetes by monitoring the patient's sweat, an advance that may spell the end for painful needle jabs...

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Nation lauds 18 yr Indian who designed ‘World’s Smallest Satellite’ –KalamSat launched by NASA

Remember an 18 year old boy, Rifath Sharook, belonging to Chennai who designed the world’s smallest satellite? Tamil Nadu Assembly complimented team of these young scientists after NASA launched their satellite which was world’s smallest satellite...

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India’s another historic moment: ISRO launched Cartosat-2 and 30 Nano satellites successfully

Earth observation Cartosat-2 series satellite and 30 Nano satellites successfully launched by Indian Space Research Organization ISRO. Eyes were on this launch since its countdown kicked off from Thursday. No wonder this launch was successful as ISRO had carved itself in the history of Space Science making India proud...

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Tick Tock! Countdown begins as ISRO will launch Earth observation Cartosat-2 & 30 Nano satellites

Indian Space Research Organization ISRO - has already carved itself in the history of Space Science making India proud. Wait, India is going to cheer again with a pride as ISRO is set to launch the Earth observation Cartosat-2 series satellite and 30 Nano satellites on Friday morning 9.29 a.m. As countdown has started today morning we wish you good luck, ISRO!..

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India promotes ‘Make in India’ theme at BIO International Convention & Exhibition 2017, USA

The positive discussions during Biotechnology Innovation Organisation (BIO) International Convention and Exhibition 2017 will lead to a lot of new opportunities for Indian start-up companies in Science and Technology, said Minister of State for Science and Technology and Earth Sciences Y. S. Chowdary...

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India, Russia celebrates 10 years of partnership in Science and Technology

The co-operation in Science and Technology is one of the strong grounds in Indo-Russia relationship. Department of Science & Technology, New Delhi and Russian Foundation for Basic Research, Moscow are also celebrating the 10th year of their partnership along with India-Russia 70 years of diplomatic relation. Both the nations have agreed to put effort for start-up companies and entrepreneurs and to establish Indo-Russian Bridge for Innovation. An MOU on the India-Russia unified technology assessment ..

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‘Celebrating Yoga’ Mobile App launched with a purpose to popularize Yoga

With an aim to connect people through Yoga for scientific healthy living, ‘Celebrating Yoga’ Mobile App is launched. The App was launched with a purpose to popularize Yoga and call people for participating in it for a scientifically healthy living...

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UAE to get 10 times faster WiFi at over 400 places for seven days starting from tomorrow

Good news for internet users in the United Arab Emirates as you guys are going to get 10 times much better speed than normal ones for seven days. Notably, to celebrate World WiFi Day on June 20, WiFi UAE will be increasing the speed by up to 10 times, all the way through to Eid Al Fitr which aims to enhance UAE residents' happiness through connectivity...

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India’s first kiss to ‘Red Planet’- ‘Mangalyaan’ completes 1000 days in Martian orbit

What a remarkable examples have been set by Indian Space Research Organization ISRO! Ranging from the successful models like ‘Aryabhatta’, ‘Mangalayaan’, Launching 104 satellites at one go’, till launching heaviest satellite etc. The list goes on and ISRO never fails to make India proud...

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Read about “Little Sunfish” robot who can swim underwater

We may not combat natural calamity but with the help of technology the damages can be recovered to some extent. Japanese industrial group headed by Toshiba has designed a robot which can run underwater. The robot is called “little sunfish” will examine the damaged part of Fukushima nuclear reactor. The developers have planned to deploy it in July. The size is a loaf of bread and comfortably fits into two outstretched hands close together...

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Come practice Yoga Asanas perfectly with ‘Vibrating Yoga Pant’

Yoga has always been well practised in India. It has made people try and improvise their ‘asanas’ in which they may not always succeed. Recently, a US-based machine learning oriented fashion company Wearable X has introduced new-age yoga pants that have inbuilt artificial intelligence (AI) to help perfect yoga postures...

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Read about the “gold farmer” of S Africa who uses wheat to recover gold

Wheat transformed to gold- seems like magic. A South African has discovered the way of this miracle. Everyone’s favorite yellow metal can be harvested from wheat crops grown on mine dumps. South African geologist Tshiamo Legoale has won an international science competition, FameLab presenting a paper on this. She is the first South African to win this award. When Mine dump is very harmful, this innovation will help to reduce pollution...

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Intel India set to invest Rs 1,100 Crore to expand its research and development centre in Bengaluru

Intel India, the US-based chip design company, is all set to invest Rs 1,100 Crore in expanding its research and development centre. The announcement was made on Wednesday causing a ripple of happiness in the IT capital of India, as this will make the facility the largest such centre outside the US...

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ICT is key to promoting inclusive development in India: Manoj Sinha

Minister of Communications Manoj Sinha said that ICT has been utilized in India as a key enabler of governance, based on the principles of ‘Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas’...

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Javadekar felicitates National Science Talents of 2016-17

Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar Wednesday felicitates National Science Talents of the Year 2016-17 in New Delhi. The winners were awarded with mementos and certificates by the Minister...

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Do you know? Not only heaviest but Jupiter is also the oldest planet in our solar system

Have you ever wondered about the oldest planet in our solar system is? Jupiter is the answer. Yes, Jupiter is not only the largest but also the oldest planet. In a research, scientists found that the gas giant formed within four million years after the formation of the Sun...

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Going back to origin! Ancient Animal Park in North Russia

If someone questions you name an ancient animal the first answer comes to your mind is dinosaurs. The over-hyped Hollywood movies have created a concept which makes us less aware of ancient animals. Paleontologists are working hard to trace the source of human physiology but we hardly recognize their work. To grow interested in this amazing history, a Park has been opened in North Russia, Kotlas. The park is full of full-size sculptures of ancient animals..

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ISRO all set to test fire eco-friendly, kerosene-based semi-cryogenic engine by 2021

After giving successful launches back to back, Indian Space Research Organisation ISRO set to launch an eco-friendly, kerosene-based semi-cryogenic engine by 2021. Recently ISRO had launched the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mk-III (GSLV Mk-III)- the heaviest rocket successfully...

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With unusual warning of State-Sponsored Cyber attacks, Microsoft releases new security patches

Microsoft is the most used operating system worldwide. Governmental institutions, offices, schools, colleges, Universities almost everywhere we can see the use of Microsoft. In last month, the world was combating with a cyber attack from a ransom war WannaCry. At least 75000 computers were affected globally due to this attack. To prevent the spread of the malware, Microsoft on Tuesday issued a "highly unusual" patch for Windows XP, Windows Vista, and all other users...

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How facebook’s disasters map Work?

Facebook has introduced disaster maps feature for providing critical information during natural disasters. The website will offer location density maps, movement maps and safety check maps that will help aid search and rescue efforts. Facebook will share this information with UNICEF, Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and the World Food Programme...

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Disaster Management: Facebook, UNICEF come together to give ‘safety check maps’ to help people

Facebook is now extending its hand to save lives during natural calamities and disaster by creating disaster maps. Facebook along with UNICEF set to build safety maps to help people during the disaster or natural calamity...

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Hope to bloom the Space Missions! Congratulations to new astronauts recruited to NASA family

Who doesn’t want to work with NASA? After receiving record-breaking numbers of applications to join NASA, NASA has chosen 12 women and men out of 18,300 applications, as the NASA’s new astronaut candidates. Since 2000 NASA has selected largest astronaut class this year. With the addition of these 12 members of the 2017 astronaut candidate class, NASA now has selected 350 astronauts since the original Mercury 7 in 1959...

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Thank You Jio, India reaches 15th spot in 4g availability globally

Thanks to the Jio launch that attracted 100 million subscribers in its first six months, India has reached 15th spot in the 4G availability globally, a survey by London-based wireless coverage mapping company OpenSignal revealed. According to OpenSignal’s “State of LTE” report, India had 71.6 per cent 4G availability in the third quarter of 2016 which jumped to 81.6 per cent in the first quarter of 2017. ..

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Hottest ball of fire is? No, Not Sun! Scientist found the hottest planet in our Universe-‘Ketl-9b’

The hottest summers were recorded this year… of course due to global warming and stuff, but ever thought ‘How hot our Sun will be’? No one ever imagined because the thought itself horrifies us. Hold on, Scientists have discovered the hottest planet in this entire universe till now, hottest than our Sun- “Kelt 9b”. ..

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Nation proudly lauds as ISRO successfully launched India’s heaviest satellite- GSLV-Mark III

After ISRO’s prodigious launch of 104 satellites, on Monday ISRO did it again by successfully launching India’s heaviest satellite- GSLV-Mark III that is capable of transporting a heavier 4-tonne communications satellite and described as a “game-changer” in the first of its kind space mission...

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ISRO launches its first heaviest satellite GSLV Mk III with indigenously developed cryogenic engine

After the historic launch of South Asia Satellite, Indian Space Research Organisation today launched the geosynchronous satellite launch vehicle Mark-III along with communication satellite GSAT-19. The rocket was launched from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota...

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Bangalore’s free Wi-Fi services to entertain bus traveler during their journey

The Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) is coming up with new initiative, has started a free trial of Wi-Fi services in 10 AC bus. The BMTC has planned to arrange Wi-Fi services in 200 AC buses which includes those buses which runs on Kempe Gowda International Airport routes. Meanwhile, a few buses running on Hebbal- Silk Board and Chikkabanavara-Majestic routes are provided by free Wi-Fi service...

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Excitement levels on high as ISRO set to launch India’s heaviest satellite GSLV Mark- III today

We are ready, we are with you- the nation waits for its next historic launch where ISRO is set to launch its most powerful rocket ‘GSLV Mark-III’ that is capable of transporting a heavier 4-tonne communications satellite and described as a “game-changer” in the first of its kind space mission...

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India ready to cheer again as ISRO set to launch most powerful GSLV-Mark III rocket on 5th June

Indian Space Research Organization ISRO - has already carved itself in the history of Space Science making India proud. Wait, India is going to cheer again with a pride as ISRO is set to launch its most powerful rocket ‘GSLV Mark-III’ that is capable of transporting a heavier 4-tonne communications satellite and described as a “game-changer” in the first of its kind space mission...

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Was that a Dream? NASA today created the -Umbrella of colorful clouds filled with stars

People living in North Carolina to New York waked up to see the beautiful blend of colors in their skies today morning as NASA tested its new deployment system on a sounding rocket. The Wallops Flight Facility originally planned to launch a two-stage Terrier-Improved Malemute sounding rocket early Wednesday but weather pushed the launch window to today between 4:26 to 4:41 a.m...

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To popularize science among mass Haryana plans to develop Science City like Kolkata

Inaugurated on 1st July 1997, Kolkata science city is a famous center of attraction in the city. Haryana has planned to build a Science City on the lines of famous Kolkata Science City. The Chief Minister of Haryana, Manohar Lal Khattar met Dr. Mahesh Sharma, Minister of State for Culture and Tourism in Delhi to discuss the project. The project will be developed by the National Council of Science Museums (NCSM) under Ministry of Culture. ..

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Smooth surfing happy user! Google to block annoying ads in chrome from 2018

There is not a single person who uses Google Chrome on regular basis and not annoyed with ads. In middle of an important work, the pop-ups really irritate users. Google has started initiatives to provide a better surfing platform to users. Chrome users will see fewer ads from 2018...

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Withdrawal of ‘Internet addiction’ can cause you anxiety and high BP; read here briefly!

The advent of internet from circa 90s has changed the entire dynamics of the technology sector. Today, technology to us means internet which is only a small part of the giant sea. A person could die without internet today and well, that’s the whole problem. Everyone needs validation on how they look on social media and are in a nutshell, somewhat stalkers. Internet has made the world a ‘Global Village’ but nobody saw the disadvantages coming our way...

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YES! We are going to ‘touch the sun’ first time ever; NASA will launch Parker Solar Probe by 2018

Born in 1927, Eugene Parker is a gigantic name in the field of astrophysics. The American astrophysicist for the first time predicted the Parker spiral shape of the solar magnitude field in the outer solar system. Parker has written several books and now, NASA has renamed its Solar Probe after him which will touch the Sun’s surface for the first time...

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Enough of ‘SmartPhones’! Now just plug this new device and convert your home into ‘SmartHome’!

The Internet today has turned our lives upside down. Without Internet our life is just incomplete.The promise of the Internet of Things is to embed sensors and connectivity capabilities in everyday household objects, allowing for automation, remote control and granular information. However, replacing all the things people already own with smart objects can be an expensive proposition. Additionally, there are a wide range of standards and protocols used in different IoT ecosystems. What if you could ..

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ISRO’s new rocket capable of manned missions, this June 1ST Indian to go into the space will be ‘Woman’

As space giants like NASA, SpaceX are already into the missions sending humans to Moon, Mars; Now Indian Space Research Organization ISRO is all set to launch a new rocket capable of carrying two times more weight into space than its predecessors which in future could be used for India’s first human space mission. ..

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India soon to enter into ‘High Speed Internet’ Era with ISRO’s launch of 3 new satellites

The dream of Prime Minister Narendra Modi – Digital India has paved the way to ‘Reality’ as India soon will enter into the ‘High Speed’ Internet Era. The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is looking forward to launching three more communication satellites in coming months...

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India’s first fleet of Electronic Vehicle is launched in Nagpur

In big cities due to overuse of fuel, pollution is a difficult issue to combat. A number of vehicles increase day by day leading to more pollution. In the solution to that, Nagpur becomes the first city in India to receive an electric fleet of 200 electric vehicles, including taxis, buses, e-rickshaw and autos. This has promoted the necessary of the electric vehicle in India. Road Transport and Highways Minister, Nitin Gadkari has stated government’s aim to initiate a green project. Along with him, ..

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BSNL aims to achieve satellite phone service for all in 2 years

State-run BSNL has taken an appreciable endeavor to extend satellite phone services for all citizens in two years, which will provide a service that is immune to breakdown during natural calamities...

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Earth to get most expensive watchdog Satellite #NISAR soon built by Space giants NASA and ISRO

Both giants NASA and ISRO set to build world’s most expensive satellite NISAR- which will monitor our Earth. NISAR – the NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar satellite – is estimated to cost the two countries over 1.5 billion dollars and could possibly be the world’s most expensive Earth imaging satellite which is scheduled to be launched by 2021...

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World’s 1st Robot Police ‘Robocop’ goes ‘On-Duty’ to make Dubai safe and happy

Dubai Police has welcomed a new member on to its force, the world's first operational robot policeman. He doesn't need a visa, medical insurance or hours of training, and he is ready to engage with Dubai's residents and millions of tourists across the city's streets. ..

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Did you know! World's strongest material is made of ‘Soybean’

In a breakthrough, Scientists at Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) in Australia have developed a novel "GraphAir" using soybean to make the world's strongest material graphene. Graphene is a carbon material that is one atom thick. Its thin composition and high conductivity means it is used in applications ranging from electronics to biomedical devices. Previously, graphene was grown in a highly-controlled environment with explosive compressed gases, requiring long ..

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India-Bangladesh to peacefully work together on outer space; Cabinet approves MoU

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been apprised of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Bangladesh on cooperation in the peaceful uses of outer space. This MoU shall enable the areas of cooperation such as, space science, technology and applications including remote sensing of the earth; satellite communication and satellite based navigation; Space science and planetary exploration; use of spacecraft and space systems and ground system; and application ..

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Do you know the birthplace of mankind? It’s not Africa but Europe, scientists claim

The question about the birthplace of humankind is yet unknown. Scientists from around the world have allegedly said that Africa is the continent which saw the traces of the evolution of humankind 5 billion years ago. Even, Charles Darwin speculated that it was “probable” that Africa was the cradle of humans because our two closest living relatives—chimpanzees and gorillas—live there. But no concrete evidences have come our way to conclude that. However, scientists have traced the first hominid species ..

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World’s Largest Aircraft ‘Airlander 10’ rose up in the sky again; successfully completes test flight

The world’s largest aircraft, Airlander 10 successfully completed its test-flight this weekend. The hybrid aircraft dubbed the Airlander 10 merges the technology from airplanes, helicopters and airships. At a massive 302 feet long, Airlander 10 is the largest aircraft flying currently...

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‘SEVA’ app launched to help track coal movement and address complaints

With the aim to increase the Consumer Connect as well as the Transparency and Accountability in Coal dispatch, Power Ministry launched the Saral Eindhan Vitaran (SEVA) Application on Tuesday. SEVA is a part of ‘Digital India’ initiative, developed in-house by Coal India Limited (CIL) for power sector consumers...

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‘Start Up India Summit’ begins in UAE today; focus on 4 individual tech sectors to boost India

An Indian startup is on track to become the world's first-ever private company to land on the moon while another offers an innovative breast cancer screening software. They are among 18 high-tech entities which are getting ready to take part in the 2 day Start-up India Summit in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. The summit will focus on four sectors - Artificial Intelligence, FinTech, TechHealth and Software. A two day “Start up India Summit” will begin in Abu Dhabi, UAE, today...

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Wanna Smile! 19 year old Indian teen finds solution for ‘Wanna Cry’

A 19-year old Assam techie, Indrajeet Bhuyan and his friend Hrishikesh Barman claim to have found a solution for Wanna Cry ransomware. Named 'Wannasmile', solution includes a couple of batch files that people can download and install on their systems to prevent attacks. The batch files work on all the machines irrespective of its connectivity to internet...

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NASA salutes the ‘Jewel of India’ Dr. Abdul Kalam! New microbe found on ISS named after him

The one who defined ‘perfection’, ‘excellency’, ‘genuineness’ with his efforts was one and only – Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, Not only India is proud of but he is ‘Jewel’ of the whole world. Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, who was also the 11th President of India and who worked as an aerospace engineer at NASA was honored by NASA. Salute!..

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Update your Windows systems right now to protect from ‘WannaCry’!

Tech giant, Microsoft has issued updates for users to prevent their computer and laptop from being targeted by next 'WannaCry'. A security update for Windows 10 with 18 security updates, Windows XP, Windows 8 & Windows Server 2003 has been released...

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#SpeedyInternet: ISRO to launch 3 communication satellites in 18 months

With the aim to boost internet speed across the nation, Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) will launch three communication satellites which are GSAT-19, GSAT-11, and GSAT-20. These satellites are expected to launch in next 18 months...

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World in the shackles of ‘WannaCry Ransomeware Global Attack’ – Read how to stay away from it?

The whole world has been groped in the shackles of “WannaCry” syndrome! Hold on, for some people this is the new concept. The whole world is reeling under ‘Global Cyber Attack’. Let us get in detail- What is “WannaCry”? Why it is so much hyped?..

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India is not facing any serious impact of global ransomware: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Cyber attack has become a dangerous threat worldwide. In this situation, keeping strategic and sensitive data safe is very important for country’s security. The malicious softwares blocks access to data unless a ransom is paid. To secure the safety, it is instructed by Centre to use stand-alone computers in the mentioned fields to store data and critical information...

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Bacteria is harmful but it may reduce size of tsunami

Tsunami hits Japan very often. The latest one in 2011 destroyed the Fukushima nuclear chamber. To combat this natural evil, A team at the Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology Kochi Institute for Core Sample Research is studying how to mitigate the size of tsunami like that of the 2011 disaster using bacteria...

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Maharashtra CM calls for blending traditional & modern science

Speaking at the valedictory function of 5th Bharatiya Vigyan Sammelan here in Pune at the Fergusson College campus on Sunday, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis called for attaining confluence of traditional and modern sciences to show a new vision of development of our society...

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Do you know? 18 year old Indian designed ‘World’s Smallest Satellite’ will be launched by NASA

Meanwhile scientists are busy studying about sending humans to Mars, an 18 year old boy, Rifath Sharook, belonging to Chennai have designed the world’s smallest satellite. This small satellite will be launched by National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on June 21...

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Jordan steps forward to deal ‘cyber-crime’ attacks spillover

Jordan has taken several measures to prevent any damage after an unprecedented global cyber-attack that wreaked havoc in more than 100 countries. Jordan started issuing messages to public agencies and civil servants outlining ways to deal with such attacks, especially via e-mails...

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Rathore inaugurates 5th Bharatiya Vigyan Sammelan & Expo in Pune

The 5th Bharatiya Vigyan Sammelan & Expo, organised by Vijnana Bharati is inaugurated by Union Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore in Pune..

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Trust in technology is crucial to empower people

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NASA to build ‘Deep Space Gateway’ around the Moon to accomplish its dream of ‘Humans on Mars’

Mars have always been the planet of human interests. Many number of satellites, missions are taken up to study the planet Mars. Earlier the scientists were eager and doubtful about sending humans to Mars but after President Donald Trump signed the accord with NASA with an expectation to send humans on red planet by 2033. NASA has a new plan for sending astronauts into orbit around the Moon...

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Scientific, technological developments are a key to nation’s success: Prez Pranab

The scientific and technological developments are a key to any nation’s success. India is one of the top-ranking countries in the field of basic research. Indian science has progressed to become one of the most powerful instruments of knowledge said President Pranab Mukherjee while speaking on National Technology Day Celebrations yesterday. ..

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Let us value ‘humans’ first in this era of ‘technology’ on #NationalTechnologyDay

“Technology is best when it brings people together” well quoted as people today are drowned in the era of technology so much that we don’t have one to one interactions with our people. Like every coin has two sides, same way technology has its bad and good side too. Let us develop the sense of unity and learning with new technology on this National Technology Day...

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NASA’s NuSTAR Telescope notices two Black Holes completely hidden in merging galaxies

A black hole is a place in space which possesses such enormous gravitational force that even light cannot escape. Black holes have a bad reputation for swallowing everything in their environments. And in reality, stars, gas and dust can orbit around black holes for long periods of time, until a major disruption pushes the material in...

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‘Internet Watch Foundation’ to monitor websites containing online child sexual abuse material

The Union Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology on Tuesday directed all the internet service providers (ISPs) to prevent the distribution and transmission of such content into India by adopting and implementing Internet Watch Foundation Resources on or before July 31. This initiative aims to curb online child sexual abuse material (CSAM)...

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BrahMos missile docks in Pune for 5th Bharatiya Vigyan Sammelan

Bharatiya Vigyan Sammelan (BVS) is a flagship program of Vijnana Bharati (ViBha), which is a conglomeration of scientists, artisans, technocrats, traditional innovators, students and people interested in popularization of science. ..

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New prosthetics hand for amputees that can see objects and works like a real hand

We have often seen actors in sci-fi Hollywood films with prosthetic hands or legs meddling with arms and ammunitions in action scenes, all that is about using CGI and animation. But in a recent innovative research at Newcastle University, a bionic hand can see objects and reaches for it automatically. The reason being, a camera is attached with the prosthetics which clicks a picture of the object before aiming for it...

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DIPP & WIPO come together to set up Technology and Innovation Support Center in India

An agreement is signed between the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) and World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) for the establishment of Technology and Innovation Support Centers (TISC)...

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Unmanned US military X-37B space plane lands after 2 years, completes secret mission

The United States unmanned military space plane named as ‘X-37B space plane’ which was launched by an Atlas in May 2015 landed at the NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Sunday. Notably, the X-37B space plane completed its 718-day secret mission successfully...

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World's Biggest X-Ray Laser generates its first light in Germany; Read here to know why it matters

Have you ever wondered how things work at the atomic level? But even if we think, it won’t be visible to our naked eyes. Hence the European scientists have brought you the ‘World’s Largest X-ray laser’ that emitted its first beam of light ray which aims to mark the beginning of new era of research in Europe...

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Successful launch of South Asian Satellite is a historic moment : Prime Minister Modi

After the successful take-off of much awaited South Asia Satellite, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that, the satellite will greatly enhance the process of development in the South Asian region...

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#SouthAsianSatellite lifts off with hopes of gracious co-living for SAARC nations

The most awaited moment comes near as Indian Space Research Organization ISRO launched ‘South Asia Satellite’ from Satish Dhawan Centre, Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh. The South Asia Satellite is a ‘priceless gift’ from India to her neighbours which aims to boost its “neighbourhood first policy” by gifting a satellite to them...

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Countdown begins! India set to offer ‘priceless gift’ for its neighbours by launching #SouthAsiaSatellite

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s dream of ‘Sabke Saath, Sabka Vikas’ is set to get boost in South Asia region. India's ISRO is all set to launch the “South Asia” satellite, today from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh. The South Asia Satellite, is built by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), aims to boost its “neighbourhood first policy” by carving unique place for itself in space diplomacy by gifting a satellite to its neighbours...

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For the 1st time, Taiwan to become part of NASA’s world largest hackathons

Taiwan took a special step by taking part in the NASA International Space Apps challenge. This will be the first time; Taiwan will be participating in the world's largest hackathons. A total of 57 Taiwanese teams is taking part in the hackathons which going to be held this weekend...

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Facebook deploys 'Express Wi-Fi' service to set up 20,000 hotspots in India

Social networking platform Facebook came up with 'Express Wi-Fi' service which aims to offer internet facility for people living in rural parts of the country. Facebook announced its partnership with Airtel to launch 20,000 new Express Wi-Fi by Facebook hotspots across the country "over the next few months"...

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Say ‘NO’ to coffins; biodegradable burial pods will bring life to the death

Pollution is a global threat to the entire world but does it stand as the only ‘threat’? Well, according to Christian burial rules, one is buried in the grave with the help of coffin. Ever wondered how much resource does it take to build one coffin? A coffin needs wood, metal, synthetic cushioning and other materials too. Recently, Italian designers Raoul bretzel and Anna Citelli have a solution to this traditional method of burial. They have come up with an idea of organic egg shaped biodegradable ..

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A 3D printing robot constructs building within 14 hours, see how!

3D printing which was first invented in the year 1984 has slowly gone from a curious novelty to a totally viable option today. 3D printing is an additive manufacturing process that creates a physical object from a digital design. And, MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) has invented a way to use the technology to print buildings...

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Artificial womb an innovative way to save premature babies

Extremely premature babies could be kept alive in future using an “artificial womb” that scientists plan to test in humans after a successful study involving unborn lambs...

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In a historic flight, SpaceX succesfully launches its 1st Spysat

SpaceX launched its first-ever mission for the U.S. Department of Defense. On Monday SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket lifted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida with the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office's NROL-76 satellite aboard...

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China, Europe planning to build first 'Moon Village'

China and Europe are collaborating to build the first 'Moon Village', which will serve as a launching pad for deep space missions and for mining and tourism. The plan was revealed by the secretary of China's space agency. European Space Agency (ESA) spokesperson said that space exploration has changed drastically since the sixties and international cooperation is needed to explore space for peaceful purposes...

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ISRO to achieve another milestone; ready to launch GSAT-9 communication satellite

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) have achieved several milestones within few years such as the launch of 104 satellites in one go, Remote Sensing Satellite PSLV-C36/ResourcesAT-2A, remote sensing satellite RESOURCESAT-2A, Cryogenic Upper Stage engine for GSLV Mark III etc. Now, after the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) has established, ISRO is set to launch India's Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-F09) on Friday this week, i.e on 5 May 2017...

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NASA spacecraft dives between Saturn and its rings

The spacecraft is in the process of beaming back science and engineering data collected during its passage, via NASA’s Deep Space Network Goldstone Complex in California’s Mojave Desert..

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IISc designs novel graphene electrical conductor

Researchers from the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) have successfully produced a new type of electrical conductor that was theoretically predicted 20 years ago...

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Unstoppable Peggy Whitson made US Space History again by spending longest time in space

“Live your life and forget your age” again proved by one and only Astronaut Peggy Whitson who added another feather to her record breaking history with the most cumulative time in space. A 57-year old Peggy Whitson performed her 8th spacewalk last month thereby setting a record for highest spacewalks by a woman after Sunita Williams...

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Happy Birthday to an Earth’s eye - The Hubble Space Telescope that gave us shining images of galaxies

The Hubble Space Telescope turned 27 on Thursday, marking another milestone for earth’s eye on space that has brought immense amounts of new knowledge down to the home planet during its lifetime. It’s the great silverback of astronomy, grizzled from wear and tear and yet still powerful and utterly dominant in its field...

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After 400 years, Asteroid 2014 JO25 passed nearby Earth

Having no chance of impact, an asteroid more than a quarter mile (400 meters) wide passed by Earth on Wednesday, zooming by at a distance of just over a million miles (1.8 million km). The asteroid, estimated to be between one-quarter and three-quarters of a mile (600-1,400 meters) wide and twice as reflective as the Moon...

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Keep your eyes on the stars this weekend to enjoy ‘Lyrid Meteor Shower’

Ever wondered about falling stars? Twirling planets? Twinkling stars? Sounds like a fairytale! Isn’t it? This weekend, April 22 people are going to get this fairytale view of falling meteors. The ‘Lyrid Meteor Shower’ is a phenomenon where number of meteors fall for few hours during dawn...

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No, not electricity! The computers soon to work on ‘heat energy’

We often notice that our laptops, computers get heated! The more the heat- these electronic stuffs doesn’t work properly. Scientists from University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Engineering have developed the concept of ‘thermal computers’ i.e the thermal diode- a computer component that runs on heat instead of electricity. This could be the first step towards making heat-resistant computers that can function in extremely hot places, like on Venus or deep inside the Earth, without breaking a sweat...

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For the 1st time in world, Malaysia will track airplanes through satellite

In the year 2014 Malaysia Airlines had lost a jetliner MH370 which was disappeared from radar somewhere above the Indian Ocean with 239 people on board. The airlines on Wednesday announced that it is the first to sign up to a new service that will track its airplanes anywhere in the world using orbiting satellites...

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Scientists developed first global internet Atlas’ to save us from terrorism, extreme weather events

Scientists have developed the first global Internet Atlas - including a detailed map of the internet’s physical structure in India - an advance that could help guard the infrastructure from terrorism or extreme weather events...

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