Daily Archives: April 6, 2017

New portal to unveil the dark sector of the universe

Once upon a time, the Universe was just a hot soup of particles. In those days, together with visible particles, other particles to us hidden or dark might have formed. Billions of years later scientists catalogued 17 types of visible particles, with the most recent one being the Higgs boson, creating the ‘Standard Model’. However, they are still… Read More

Sikorsky Innovations celebrates 5 year anniversary of Entrepreneurial

 Sikorsky Innovations announced the launch of the 8th Entrepreneurial Challenge.

The Entrepreneurial Challenge, led by Sikorsky Innovations, the technology development organization of Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company (NYSE: LMT), is designed to accelerate innovators and disruptive technology concepts with applications in the aerospace market. … Read More

Rain Water Harvesting System in Railways

Indian Railways
Presently, 2428 numbers of Rain Water Harvesting systems, including roof top rain water harvesting systems, have been installed at different locations which also include Railway Stations on Indian Railways .
Railways have decided to install Rain Water Harvesting, wherever feasible from techno-economic considerations i.e. intensity of rain fall, level… Read More

Boeing Selects Plano, Texas, Site for Global Services Headquarters

Boeing has selected a site in Plano, Texas, for the headquarters of its new Global Services business unit, which will be operational in July.

Boeing Global Services headquarters will be located in the Legacy West mixed- use development in West Plano. Global Services President and CEO Stan Deal, several of his leadership team members and some support staff … Read More

Factual position on proposed Amendments to RTI Rules

A factually incorrect and misleading news report appeared in a section of the media that a new set of RTI Rules have been formulated which creates difficulties and hurdles in the right of the citizens to get information from the Government. It has been alleged that the size of the RTI has been restricted to 500 words and a provision of fees has been unfairly introduced… Read More

Blood fatty acids reveal Child’s Diet

Eating lots of sugary candy may strain the liver, alter the body’s fatty acid metabolism and increase the risk of cardiometabolic diseases already in childhood. Children’s blood fatty acid composition reflects their diet — but luckily this composition can be influenced by lifestyle interventions, say researchers from the University… Read More

Lockheed Martin receives 4 Manufacturing Leadership Awards


Lockheed Martin’s innovation in manufacturing technology led to four awards from the Manufacturing Leadership Council.

Now in its 13th year, the Manufacturing Leadership Awards honour manufacturing companies and individual manufacturing leaders that are shaping the future of global manufacturing.

“It is an honor to receive these awards… Read More

MGNREGA – Lifeline to millions


Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) has come a long way since its inception and has become a lifeline to millions. The Act was notified on 7th September, 2005 to provide minimum of 100 days of guaranteed wage employment in a financial year to every rural household whose adult members volunteer to do unskilled manual work. Social… Read More

Schemes to promote work of Rural Artisans

To generate rural employment and to promote the entrepreneurs in the rural areas of the country, Ministry of MSME is implementing the following schemes through Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) and Coir Board:

I.  Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC):

i) Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP) is a credit … Read More

Rooter partners with Gujarat Lions

The tenth season of the phenomenon that has taken Indian cricket by storm, also known as the IPL, has started and fans have geared up for the almost 2 month-long juggernaut in style. Contributing to the preparations of Gujarat Lions fans is Rooter, the world’s first digital platform that connects, engages and helps sports audiences interact with each other… Read More