Summary:Researchers have developed an apparatus to meet the growing need for measuring ice as it changes in response to external forces, a process ice scientists call ‘deformational behaviours.” These forces occur on Earth in glacial ice as it flows due to gravity, and in space as icy satellite bodies respond to tidal forces from their parent… Read More
The results of latest round of FICCI’s Economic Outlook Survey puts across a median GDP growth forecast of 7.7% for the fiscal year 2016- 17. The growth in 2016-17 is expected to be supported by an improvement in the agricultural and industrial sector performance. Prediction of a good monsoon after two consecutive years of sub-optimal rainfall backs the … Read More
For the first time, under the impetus of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and the French Space Agency (CNES), space agencies of more than 60 countries agreed to engage their satellites, to coordinate their methods and their data to monitor human-induced greenhouse gas emissions.
The COP21 climate conference held in Paris last December acted… Read More
The Defence Minister Shri Manohar Parrikar is on a three-day visit to Singapore for his introductory visit and to attend the 15th Shangri-La Dialogue. Shri Parrikar today met the Minister for Defence of Singapore Dr. Ng Eng Hen to co-chair the inaugural Singapore-India Defence Ministers’ Dialogue (DMD).
A joint statement issued after the DMD is as follows:-… Read More
The Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh has said that India and USA are natural allies and could transform the world with trade and trust. He was addressing the inaugural session of the Indo-American Chamber of Commerce’s (IACC) National Conclave-2016 in Hyderabad today.
Shri Rajnath Singh said the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi and the US President… Read More
The Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas (MoPNG) has approved the allocation of 3,000 SCMD domestic natural gas to Andhra Pradesh Gas Distribution Corporation Limited (APGDC) for East Godavari and West Godavari Geographical Areas. This decision would enable APGDC to start regular CNG sale from its recently commissioned CNG station in Kovvur, and thus… Read More
Summary:Introducing a noise net around airfields that emits sound levels equivalent to those of a conversation in a busy restaurant could prevent collisions between birds and aircraft, saving passenger lives and billions in damages, new research has found.
Introducing a noise net around airfields that emits sound levels equivalent to those of a conversation… Read More
Rockwell Collins announced the launch of ARINC RailwayNet℠, a hosted network and messaging platform for passenger and freight railroads. The new solution is designed to increase safety and reliability in the railroad industry and to help railroads meet the Positive Train Control (PTC) requirements mandated by the Rail Safety Improvement Act of 2008.… Read More
India’s power deficit may rise from 2.6 per cent of peak demand in FY16 to 5.6 per cent in FY22 as demand starts to overtake supply, noted a recent ASSOCHAM-PwC joint study.
“Availability of reliable, affordable and sustainable electricity is an essential requirement for propelling the India growth story and all potential sources of energy will need to… Read More