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Standards for Safety Evaluation of vehicles propelled by Hydrogen Fuel Cells

On September 24, 2020, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has issued the Standards for Safety Evaluation of vehicles propelled by Hydrogen Fuel Cells. About the new rules According to the new rules, the ..

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Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor to be commissioned in 2022

On September 22, 2020, Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Atomic Energy and Space Shri Jitendra Singh in a written reply said that the Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor is to be commissioned by October 2022. ..

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GoI: 21 Neutrino Observatories to be set up in the country

On September 21, 2020, the Union Minister of state of North Eastern region Dr Jitendra Singh in a written reply said that around 21 neutrino observatory or to be set up in the country. Highlights According ..

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FELUDA: First Gene based COVID-19 test approved in India

The Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) has recently approved the gene-based COVID-19 test called Feluda. The test was indigenously developed and uses cutting edge CRISPR gene editing technology to detect the COVID-19 virus. Highlights The ..

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World Largest Telescope to have IT controls built in India

The square kilometre array also called the SKA, an international initiative building the world’s largest radio telescope is to have control systems designed and built by Tata Consultancy Services, an IT company based in India. Several ..

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India to conduct VAIBHAV Summit

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi is to inaugurate VAIBHAV Summit on October 2, 2020. VAIBHAV is Vaishwik Bharatiya Vaigyanik Summit. Highlights The summit is an initiative by Science and technology experts spread all over the ..

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