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Scientists discover security ink to prevent fake printing of critical documents

Scientists from National Physical Laboratory have discovered a security ink which can prevent fake printing of critical documents such as passports and counterfeiting of currency notes. National Physical Laboratory functions under the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, has recently developed a security ink which glows in red and green colours when illuminated by two ..

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GMRT discovers the biggest explosion seen in the universe since the Big Bang

The Giant Metrewave Radio Telescope (GMRT) is an array of radio telescopes, located in Pune. It is operated by the National Centre for Radio Astrophysics, under the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai. Recently, this is one of the four telescopes, through which the biggest explosion seen in the universe since the Big Bang, have ..

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National Science Day celebrated on February 28

National Science Day is celebrated across the country on February 28 each year, to commemorate the discovery of the great Indian physician C V Raman -the Raman’s effect. Raman had received the Nobel prize for the effect, which he discovered in 1928. This year, the theme of the National Science Days is ‘Women in Science’. ..

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NASSCOM and NITI Aayog launch AI-based module for schools

The National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) recently collaborated with NITI Aayog’s Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) to launch an artificial intelligence (AI) based module for Indian school students. The AI-Base Module is to be implemented in nearly 5,000 Atal Tinkering Labs (ATL) and is expected to reach as many as 2.5 million students. ..

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Union Minister of Food Processing Industries launches MIEWS web portal

Union Minister of Food Processing Industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal recently launched a first-of-its-kind platform called ‘Market Intelligence and Early Warning System (MIEWS) Web Portal’. The MIEWS provides real time monitoring of prices of tomato, onion and potato, collectively known as ‘TOP’. The portal would display all relevant information related to TOP crops such as Prices ..

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