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Krutrim- India’s first AI unicorn launches Chatbot

Krutrim, an Artificial Intelligence start-up launched by Ola founder Bhavish Aggarwal, has rolled out an AI chatbot in public beta, similar to OpenAI’s ChatGPT and Google’s Gemini. India’s first AI unicorn The launch comes a month after Krutrim disclosed a ..

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Guinea Worm Disease Nears Eradication 

Guinea worm disease is a crippling and painful infection caused by long thread-like Guinea worms that emerge slowly from human skin blisters after incubating for about a year since the carrier has ingested parasite eggs in contaminated water. Sufferers find ..

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Reliance Consortium To Unveil India’s ChatGPT Alternative

A high profile consortium named ‘BharatGPT’ comprising billionaire Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries along with eight elite Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and Indian Institute of Science (IISc) announced timeline to launch indigenous alternative to popular conversational AI chatbot ChatGPT in ..

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Discovery of Helium-Rich Hot Subdwarf Stars

In a breakthrough discovery reported in February 2024 edition of leading scientific journal Science, an international team of astronomers confirmed sighting of a special stellar category matching helium-rich, compact and hot subdwarf characteristics that had been theoretically predicted over 10 ..

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Terahertz Tags to Spot Product Tampering

Scientists at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have created next-generation anti-counterfeiting tags harnessing terahertz waves that can remotely detect tampering or removal attempts from product packaging due to their novel tamper-proof adhesive design with embedded micro-particles. Compared to lower radio ..

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India’s First Private Spy Satellite Ready for Launch

As per latest reports, India’s  first dedicated surveillance satellite constructed entirely by a domestic company, Tata Advanced Systems Limited (TASL), is slated to launch from a SpaceX rocket by April 2024. It would provide Indian defence agencies an independent imagery ..

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