December 31, 2012

Remote Sensing in India

India’s Remote Sensing starts following the successful demonstration flights of Bhaskara-1 and Bhaskara-2 satellites launched in 1979 and 1981, respectively, with the to development of indigenous Indian Remote Sensing

November 24, 2012

Reproductive Tourism in India

What is Reproductive Tourism? · Reproductive Tourism is the practice of travelling to another country for fertility treatments. It is closely linked to the practice of commercial surrogacy. Today,

October 2, 2012


Rustom-1 is the name of India’s a medium-altitude and long-endurance Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), which is being developed by the Bangalore-based Aeronautical Development Establishment (ADE). It was successfully tested

October 1, 2012

Rajiv Gandhi Equity Savings Scheme

Union Government has approved the new Tax saving scheme called the ‘Rajiv Gandhi Equity Savings Scheme", with a view to provide tax benefits. The scheme is exclusively for first

October 1, 2012

Rashtriya Mahila Kosh

Rashtriya Mahila Kosh was established in 1993 as a Society with an initial corpus of Rs. 31 crore, which has been raised to Rs. 100 crore by additions to

October 1, 2012


RGSEAG refers to Rajiv Gandhi Scheme for Empowerment of Adolescent Girls, which was launched in 2010. The scheme is being implemented in 200 districts across the country on pilot

September 27, 2012

RCH scheme

RCH refers to Reproductive and Child Health Project. Under this Scheme, supplies of drugs, equipments and other consumables are made to Sub-Centres, Primary Health Centres (PHCs) and other First

September 27, 2012


ROC-cum-OLs refer to Registrar of Companies-cum-Official Liquidators. Their main functions are registry, scrutiny of annual returns, balance sheets and other documents of public and private companies under the provisions

September 26, 2012

Robonaut 2

NASA’s humanoid robot "Robonaut 2" was delivered to the International Space Station in first half of 2011. The test involved sending power to all of Robonaut’s system. Robonauts are

September 25, 2012


Researchers at Virgina Tech have created a hydrogen-powered robotic jellyfish labelled Robojelly. Robojelly could be used in underwater search and rescue operations. Robojelly is being fuelled by hydrogen, and