Daily Archives: April 12, 2017

Computer program to diagnose & locate cancer from a blood sample, wow !

Researchers in the United States have developed a computer program that can simultaneously detect cancer and identify where in the body the cancer is located, from a patient’s blood sample. The program is described in research published this week in the open access journal Genome Biology.

Professor Jasmine Zhou, co-lead author from the University

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National Conference for progress of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana

The Union Minister for Urban Development, Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation and Information & Broadcasting, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu addressing at the National Conference for reviewing the progress of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) Mission, in New Delhi on April 12, 2017. The CEO, NITI Aayog, Shri Amitabh Kant, the Secretary, Ministry of Housing… Read More

Lockheed Martin Eyes Military Exoskeleton Market

Eyeing a new generation of industrial and military exoskeletons, Lockheed Martin has licensed the bionic augmentation technology Dermoskeleton™ from B-Temia, Inc.

Dermoskeleton is the basis for computer-controlled devices that can increase mobility and load-carrying capacity by counteracting overstress on the lower back and legs. Lockheed Martin’s… Read More

Inactive teens developing lazy bones

Inactive teens have weaker bones than those who are physically active, according to a new study.

Researchers with UBC and the Centre for Hip Health and Mobility, at the Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute, measured the physical activity and bone strength of 309 teenagers over a specific four-year period that is crucial for lifelong, healthy skeletal

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Barco appoints VDSPL as the national distribution partner

Barco, a global leader in professional visualisation and collaboration solutions, has appointed Visual Display Solutions Pvt Ltd. (VDSPL) as the national distribution partner for its ProAV Projector series in India. The tie-up is aimed towards facilitating more robust market and channel penetration for Barco’s projection solutions to meet the rising… Read More

BHEL 2nd 800 MW Supercritical unit starts Commercial Operation


Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has commenced the commercial operation of its second 800 MW supercritical unit at 2×800 MW Yeramarus Thermal Power Station (TPS) of Raichur Power Corporation Limited (RPCL) in Raichur district of Karnataka. Notably, the milestone for the second unit was achieved within a month of commencement of commercial… Read More

Dr Hedgewar- The Architect of India’s Transformation

If we have to select a person whose life and the organisational capacity has impacted the life of an average Indian the most, that would be undisputed Dr Keshav Baliram Hedgewar.

Born in Nagpur on the Hindu new year, in 1889 (1st April), he later rose to be the architect of a modern powerful India with an unapologetic pride in Hindu civilisational legacy of the… Read More

REC awarded with SCOPE Excellence Award

REC has been awarded the “SCOPE Excellence Award for outstanding contribution to the Public Sector Management – Institutional Category I (Maharatna & Navrtatna)” and “SCOPE Meritorious Award for Best Managed Bank, Financial Institution Category” at the Standing Conference of Public Enterprises (SCOPE) Awards on the 8th Public Sector… Read More

PFC receives SCOPE Meritorious Award for Good Corporate Governance

Shri Pranab Mukherjee, Hon’ble President of India, presented the prestigious ‘SCOPE Meritorious Award Gold Trophy for Good Corporate Governance for the year 2014-15′  to Shri Rajeev Sharma, CMD, PFC. This award was given to PFC during the Public Sector Day Celebration Function,  on 11th April, 2017 at New Delhi. Present during the function… Read More

62nd Railway Week Award of Railway Board Celebrated

Indian Railways

Railway Board celebrated the 62nd Railway Week Award function-2017 . Chairman, Railway Board Shri A.K.Mital presided over the function and gave away awards to 188 officers/staff, sportspersons, cultural artists and horticulture staff of Railway Board and National Rail Museum for their outstanding performance during the year 2016-17.

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Lockheed Martin Proposes Way Forward for Multi-Domain Operations

The air, space and cyber domains are increasingly challenged by threats. To help address current and future threats, Lockheed Martin will host a three day war game exercise at its Center for Innovation or “The Lighthouse” in Suffolk, Virginia to show how cross domain command and control can be enhanced by operationally integrating air, space… Read More

Major achievement towards Village Electrification

Ministry of Power, Government of India has achieved another milestone in village electrification where out of 18,452 unelectrified villages, over 13,000 villages have been electrified under Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojna (DDUGJY). All the remaining 4,481 un-electrified villages are targeted to be electrified by 1st May, 2018. The latest … Read More