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IISc: New algorithm to study brain connectivity

Indian Institute of Science (IISc) have developed a new Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) based machine learning algorithm. About the New Algorithm The new Algorithm is called RaAl-LiFE (Regularized, Accelerated, Linear Fascicle Evaluation). It can help scientists in understanding and predicting connectivity between different regions of brain, in a better manner. It can rapidly analyse the ..

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Zuljanah: Iran’s Solid-fuelled Rocket

Iran recently launched a solid-fuelled rocket named “Zuljanah” into space. About Zuljanah Zuljanah is a 25.5-meter-long, Iranian Satellite Launch Vehicle. It is capable of carrying a payload or satellite of 220 kilogram, into the orbit situated at 500 kilometres above the Earth. This satellite will gather data in low-earth orbit as well as promote Iran’s ..

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Iskander-M missile system

Russia has announced to transfer the “Iskander-M Missile System” to Belarus. This missile system can use ballistic or cruise missiles, in their nuclear and conventional versions. About Iskander-M missile system Iskander-M missile system is codenamed as “SS-26 Stone” by NATO. Russia uses the term Iskander-M to define transporter-erector launch system as well as short-range ballistic missile ..

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IOC launched indoor solar cook top Surya Nutan

On June 22, 2022 Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) unveiled its patented indigenous solar cook top called Surya Nutan. Key Points Surya Nutan has been developed by Faridabad R&D centre of the oil refiner (IOC). The solar cook top will aid in reducing CO2 emissions of India drastically and keep its citizens insulated from high international ..

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Seven companies have built ONDC compatible apps

According to union commerce and industry ministry, seven companies have adopted ONDC protocols and have built their own ONDC-compatible apps. Highlights These apps have been able to complete the cascaded transactions successfully, across the ONDC network during pilot phase. Cascaded transactions were completed in states like New Delhi, Bengaluru, Shillong, Bhopal and Coimbatore across the ..

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