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World’s lightest material: Metallic microlattice

Metallic microlattice is a metal developed by a team of researchers from University of California at Irvine, HRL Laboratories and the California Institute of Technology. As shown in the picture, the Metallic microlattice is resting on a dandelion fluff without damaging it. With a density of 0.9 mg/cc, the metal, this Metallic microlattice is the ..

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Delhi: Delhi Geographical Spatial Data Infrastructure Act 2011

Under the Delhi Geographical Spatial Data Infrastructure Act 2011, which is supposed to be implemented from November 15, 2011, all state departments and civic agencies have to mandatorily access, use and share information on all projects and update Delhi’s spatial database. This database, which is an interconnected 3D global information system, captures the demographics of ..

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Current Affairs June 13, 2011

NDT collection declines by 48 percent For the first 2 months of this fiscal The Gross Direct Tax (GDT) collection was up by 37 % The Net Direct Tax (NDT) collection declined by 48% in the same time period. As per the data released by the Finance Ministry, the decline in the NDT was due ..

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Irrigation In India

1. At the time of commencement of the First Five Year Plan in 1951, population of India was about 361 million and annual food grain production was 51 million tones (m.t.), which was not adequate.2. Import of food grains was then inevitable to cover up the shortage. Attaining self sufficiently in food was therefore given ..

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