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IIT Kharagpur signs pact with C-DAC to build India’s first state-of-the-art 1.3 PetaFlop High-Performance Computing facility

The IIT Kharagpur has signed a MoU with Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) to set up India’s first state-of-the-art 1.3 PetaFlop high performance computing facility and data center funded under the National Supercomputing Mission. PetaFlop is the measurement of computing power based on the frequency of mathematical calculations that can be done per ..

Harsh Vardhan launches 2.8 Peta Flops High Performance Computer system ‘Mihir’

Dr Harsh Vardhan, the Union Minister of Earth Sciences (MoES) , has launched a 2.8 Peta Flops capacity High Performance Computer (HPC) system ‘Mihir’ in Noida to improve India’s weather forecasting. The new HPC facility is expected to improve weather forecasts at the block level across India, predict extreme weather events, and offer high resolution seasonal ..

News Today : India World Business July 27, 2009

July 27, 2009: India’s projected online populationJuly 27, 2009 : Maximum Tourists come from US July 24, 2009: India is number 1 in remittance flow: World BankJuly 24, 2009 : Number of hungry people to swell to record 1 billion : FAOJuly 23, 2009 : India Ranks 5 in Largest Foreign Reserves: July 23, 2009 ..