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National Technology Day

Every year, May 11th is celebrated in India as National Technology Day. Why May 11th is celebrated as National Technology Day? To mark the anniversary of the Pokhran nuclear tests (Pokhran-II) conducted in May 1998. What were the Pokhran-II nuclear tests? They were a series of five nuclear tests conducted under the administration of Dr. ..

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India-Israel: 30th anniversary of Diplomatic Relations

India and Israel recently launched a commemorative logo to mark the 30 years of diplomatic relations. The logo has Ashoka Chakra and Star of David. It also has the numeral 30, featuring 30th anniversary of the countries. Key Points of India – Israel 30 years of Relations India officially recognized Israel in 1950. However, the ..

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May 11: National Technology Day

Every year, National Technology Day is observed on May 11, 1974 in order to remind India’s technological advancements. This year the day is being observed under the theme Theme: Focusing on Rebooting the economy through Science and Technology. Why on May 11? On May 11, India tested its first successful Shakti-I nuclear missile. The missile ..

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National Technology Day observed on May 11

National Technology Day was observed on May 11 across India. The day marks the anniversary of Pokhran Nuclear Tests (Operation Shakti) of 1998 and also India’s progress in field of science and technology. About National Technology Day The National Technology Day was coined by late Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee as 11 May act as ..

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