Chhattisgarh to get four airports as part of UDAN | Jayant Sinha

UDAN

Union Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha has said that four places in Chhattisgarh will get airports as part of the UDAN or Ude Desh Ka Aam Nagrik scheme. Speaking at a function in Raipur , the Minister said, work on airports in Ambikapur, Bilaspur, Jagdalpur and Raigarh is currently on under the UDAN scheme.

He said, the work on these airports, is… Read More

Oncam | Launches the Evolution 180 degree camera product range

Oncam launches the Evolution of 180 degree camera

Oncam, the leading provider of 360-degree video capture and business intelligence technology, announced today the addition of the Evolution 180 product range to its portfolio, building upon the experience and heritage of the company’s 360-degree technology. The addition of the panoramic 180-degree camera range meets the needs of customers in … Read More

AI can be used to eradicate poverty and diseases | PM

Artificial Intelligence

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that Government has firm belief that it can use Artificial Intelligence as the power of twenty-first-century technology to eradicate poverty and diseases. He said by doing so the government can bring prosperity to poor and under-privileged sections. Mr Modi said this after inaugurating the Wadhwani Institute for Artificial… Read More

PM Modi lays foundation stone for 16k crore Navi Mumbai International Airport

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of the Rs 16,000-crore Navi Mumbai International Airport and inaugurated the country’s largest container terminal at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, constructed at a cost of Rs 4,719 crore here.

He performed the ground-breaking ceremony and the inauguration electronically in the presence of Maharashtra… Read More

Now scientists know by how much would the reduced energy from the sun be !

Reduced energy

Summary:The Sun might emit less radiation by mid-century, giving planet Earth a chance to warm a bit more slowly but not halt the trend of human-induced climate change.

The Sun might emit less radiation by mid-century, giving planet Earth a chance to warm a bit more slowly but not halt the trend of human-induced climate change.The cooldown would be the result… Read More

Super wood could replace steel | Stronger than many Titanium Alloys

Super wood

Summary: Engineers have found a way to make wood more than 10 times stronger and tougher than before, creating a natural substance that is stronger than many titanium alloys.

Engineers at the University of Maryland, College Park (UMD) have found a way to make wood more than 10 times times stronger and tougher than before, creating a natural substance that … Read More

AAI takes steps to enhance passenger convenience at Goa International Airport

AAI takes steps

With an objective of improving overall efficiency of airport operations for the benefit of passengers and other stakeholders, Dr. Guruprasad Mohapatra, Chairman, Airports Authority of India inaugurated an Airport Operations Control Center (AOCC) and a help desk at Goa International Airport .

Goa airport has become the 12th airport to have an AOCC. This… Read More

Body size does matter when it comes to extinction

body size matters

Summary:Models for extinction risk are necessarily simple. Most reduce complex ecological systems to a linear relationship between resource density and population growth — something that can be broadly applied to infer how much resource loss a species can survive. This week in Nature Communications, an interdisciplinary team of scientists proposes… Read More

India and Iran ink agreements in different areas

India, Iran ink nine agreement

India and Iran on Saturday signed nine agreements in different areas after delegation-level talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in New Delhi. The fields in which the agreements were inked include extradition treaty, Chabahar port, medicine and agriculture. In a joint statement, Mr Modi said, he had a fruitful… Read More

PM to Inaugurate the Fourth Container Terminal of JNPT in Mumbai

Fourth Container Terminal of JNPT

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Fourth Container Terminal (FCT) of Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust in Mumbai  tomorrow. With this, JNPT will  nearly double its container handling capacity . The new FCT will add a capacity of 24 lakh containers per year in Phase-I and after completion of Phase-II in 2022, the capacity of JNPT will be 100 lakh… Read More

562 Ekalavya schools to be set up in tribal areas

Pareeksha Par Charcha

The Centre will set up 562 more Ekalavya Model Residential Schools in tribal areas of the country. Briefing media in New Delhi on the budgetary provisions of his ministry, Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram said, 271 such schools have already been sanctioned out of which, 190 are currently operational.

Mr. Oram said the government is committed to providing … Read More

Radha Mohan Singh addresses the National Banana Festival-2018

Radha Mohan Singh

The Union Agriculture & Farmers Welfare Minister, Shri Radha Mohan Singh addressed at the National Banana Festival, 2018 held in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala . Text of Shri Radha Mohan Singh’s speech is following:-

Banana and plantains major staple food crop for millions of people in tropical developing countries, have a history of over 4000 years,… Read More