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Exhibition ‘India Heritage in Digital Space’ inaugurated

A month-long special exhibition organized in collaboration with the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi titled ‘Indian Heritage in digital Space’ was inaugurated by the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Culture and Tourism, Prahlad Singh Patel in New Delhi on Wednesday, 15th January 2020, which will remain open for public till the 15th February ..

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9th Women Science Congress began on 5th January

During the ongoing 107th edition of the Indian Science Congress, the first day of the 9th edition of Women Science Congress was organized on Sunday, 5th January 2020 at the University of Agricultural Sciences in Bengaluru. The Women Science Congress over the years has been fundamental in highlighting opportunities for women to overcome the hurdle ..

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Swarna Jayanti Fellowships for 2018-19 awarded to 14 Scientists

The Government of India instituted the Swarna Jayanti Fellowships to commemorate the fiftieth year of India’s Independence. The scheme was instituted to provide support and assistance to young scientists with innovative research ideas having a proven track record and the potential for making an impact in the field of Research and Development. Through a three-tier ..

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What is the Neutrino Observatory Project?

A neutrino is an electrically neutral fermion. Fermion is a particle that follows Fermi-Dirac statistics, which describes a distribution of particles over energy states in systems that consists of identical or similar particles that obey the Pauli exclusion principle. In December 2017, the Union Cabinet committee on security approved the India based Neutrino Observatory Project. ..

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Technology Summit, 2019

The 25th Technology Summit is a bilateral platform that provides opportunities to industries, government agencies and institutes from India and other countries to interact with each other. In 2017, Canada participated in the Summit and in 2018 it was Italy. This year Netherlands has been invited. The summit acts as a forum to forge partnerships, ..

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