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What is ‘ANUVADINI’- AI Tool?

The Government of India has directed all school and higher education institutions across the country to make available digital study material in Indian languages for every academic course within 3 years. This policy aims to enable students to learn in ..


Japan successfully launches next-gen H3 rocket

On February 18th, 2023, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) announced the successful first orbital launch of its next-generation H3 launch vehicle. The new flagship rocket delivered its test payload into intended orbit after two prior failed launch attempts in ..


ISRO GSLV Mission to Launch INSAT-3DS Weather Satellite

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is set to launch the advanced INSAT-3DS meteorological observation satellite on 17th February 2023 from Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota using a Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) rocket. The mission aims to place INSAT ..


UAE Launches New Generative AI Open-Source Foundation

The advanced Technology Innovation Institute (TII) of the United Arab Emirates has launched the Falcon Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing open-source generative AI models. Backed by $300 million funding from TII, its objective is to progress development of ..


EU Exempts Apple iMessage, Microsoft Bing from New Tech Regulations

The European Union has excluded certain services like Apple’s iMessage and Microsoft’s Bing search engine from newly introduced strict regulations for Big Tech companies. Background The European Union has implemented landmark new rules to rein in anti-competitive behaviour by major ..


SWATI (Science for Women- A Technology & Innovation) Portal

In February 2024, the government has launched the SWATI (Science for Women- A Technology & Innovation) portal, a database highlighting accomplishments of Indian women in STEMM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics & Medicine) fields. The interactive portal was developed by the ..