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1) Soma Roy Burman has been appointed as the New Controller General of Accounts(CGA). Soma Roy Burman, from 1986 batch of Indian Civil Accounts Services (ICAS) officer became the 24th CGA and the 7th women CGA of India. The Controller General of Accounts (CGA) heads the Department of Expenditure and is under the Ministry of ..
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Scientists from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), US have built and flown first-ever silent airplane with no moving propellers or jet turbines. At present, every aircraft have moving parts such as propellers, turbine blades and fans, which are powered by the combustion of fossil fuels or by battery packs that produce a persistent, whining buzz. ..
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Topics: Aerodynamics • Airbreathing jet engine • Aircraft • Airplane • Electrodynamic Thrust • Energy • FIrst silent airplane • Gas turbines • Ionic wind • Jet engine • Massachusetts Institute of Technology • Mechanical engineering • Radio-controlled aircraft • Science and Technology • US • Vehicle
Lakshya-1, which is the Air Force version of micro-light pilot-less target aircraft successfully test-flown from the launch complex-2 of the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur, Orissa. The test was done to test the validity of its engine and duration enhancement. Lakshya is part of the Indian Air Force since 2000. Significant features of Lakshya-1 ..