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Budget 2020: Economic Development-Commerce, Industries and Infrastructure

The Union Budget 2020 was presented by the Finance Minister Shrimati Nirmala Sitaraman. The budget was presented under three themes namely Aspirational India, Economic Development and Care Giving. The Economic Development includes industries, commerce and manufacturing. The Finance Minster referred to words Sreni (Guilds) and Seti (Wholesale Merchants) from Harappan Civilization seals. This proves that ..

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Vertical Farming: A silent Revolution in Agriculture

The current world population is 7.7 billion (April 2019). According to the United Nations, the global population is to reach 10 billion by 2050 and therefore the food production should increase by 70%. What is Vertical Farming? Vertical Farming is the process of growing agricultural crops in vertical stacks in door, in a controlled environment. ..

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Vigyanika-International Science Literature Festival held at Kolkata

Vigyanika is the International Science Literature Festival that is organised as a part of fifth India International Science Festival (IISF) at Kolkata. It also features a Science Book Fair where more than 30 publishers are to display their scientific publications Highlights of the event Vigyanika is an annual event organised by Ministry of Science and ..

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India US to sign deal on Science and Technology

The Union Cabinet on October 24, 2019 approved the proposal for Agreement on Science and Technology Cooperation between India and USA. Features The countries will share scientific and technical information and experts They will convene seminars and meeting The agreement would enable cooperation between the countries in training the scientists and experts according to the ..

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Researchers developed renewable energy storage device

The researchers, including those from Queen Mary institute of London in United Kingdom (UK) have developed a new dielectric capacitor, a device that stores energy (like battery). The study was published in journal Nature Communications. Key Findings about Device Working: The researchers found that by pressing and folding a polymer film capacitor, they were able ..

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