RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
DPIIT sets up development council for bicycle
The council has been setup for “vision planning in design, engineering and manufacturing of lighter, smarter, value added, safe and faster premium bicycles which are comparable with global standards for exports and domestic market”, according to the commerce and industry ministry.
Developing EV infrastructure in India will take time: Honda
While the company will continue investment in its EV program for India, it will w...
Chandrayaan-2 sends new 3D images of moon's surface
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Wednesday released new three-dimensional...
Tata Communications, Microsoft tie up for developments in connected cars
By combining the IoT (Internet-of-Things) connectivity and network intelligence capabilities of Tata Communications MOVE with the Microsoft Connected Vehicle Platform, Tata Communications will enable automotive manufacturers to offer consumers worldwide more seamless and secure driving experiences.
2017 North Korean nuke test equal to '17 Hiroshimas': ISRO study
Researchers led by K. M. Sreejith of the Space Applications Centre, ISRO in Ahmedabad, Gujarat noted that North Korea withdrew from the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons in 2003.
Judge me on my work, not propaganda or false narrative: Gautam Gambhir
Attacking the cricketer-turned politician, AAP spokesperson Raghav Chadha said not attending the meeting shows the criminal negligence and apathy towards air pollution in Delhi.
BRICS Summit: PM Modi calls for early opening of New Development Bank's regional office in India
"I request that the work of establishing the regional office of the NDB in India should be completed soon. This will give a boost to projects in our priority areas," Modi said as he offered full backing to the multilateral finance institution in promoting global growth.
View: The rising discontent with development
The current global economic structure has inherent tendencies towards concentration of wealth in the hands of the few. And when this skew occurs in conjunction with a slowdown, its presence is felt more acutely. So, it is not a coincidence that the rise in protests across the globe is taking place at a time when the IMF warns of a slowdown in 90% of the world.
Top officials skip key parliamentary panel meeting on pollution
According to sources, members present at the meeting of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Urban Development were upset with those absent and plan to raise the issue with the Speaker. The officials who skipped the meeting included top officials of the Environment Ministry, Delhi Development Authority (DDA) and municipal commissioners, sources said.
AIIB approves investing $575 million in suburban railways and Tata Cleantech
With this, the Beijing-headquartered developmental bank's overall commitment to the country has gone up to nearly USD 3 billion, making it the largest borrower with a 30 percent share.
Bengalurean’s anti-cancer kit a breakthrough: US
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)’s Centre for Devices and Radiological Health has designated a medical invention by a Bengaluru-based scientist as a “breakthrough device” in liver, pancreatic and breast cancer treatment.
Google shuns allegations, says patients' health info not being used for its AI research
Google employees only have access to patient information in order to build a new internal search tool.
Govt to institutionalise social audits in major rural development schemes
The govt has started work on social audits with National Social Assistance Programme & PMAY-Gramin scheme.
Moody's downgrades Macrotech Developers' CFR to Caa1; outlook negative
The outlook on all the ratings above is negative.
IIT Roorkee working with ISRO, DRDO for cutting edge space, defence tech
Researchers at the premier institute are working with ISRO and DRDO on "thin membrane-based technology” to develop parachutes for fighter aircraft.
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