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Karnataka acquires first position in SARAL – ‘State Rooftop Solar Attractiveness Index’

The State of Karnataka has got the first position in the SARAL – ‘State Rooftop Solar Attractiveness Index’ that evaluates Indian states based on their attractiveness for rooftop development. The index has recently launched by the Union Minister of State for Power and New & Renewable Energy (IC), RK Singh. Telangana has acquired the 2nd ..


Shakti: IIT Madras develops India’s first indigenous microprocessor

The researchers from Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras) have designed India’s first indigenous microprocessor called ‘Shakti’. It is aimed at developing industrial-grade microprocessors and other components of the microprocessor ecosystem. It will also help to reduce dependency on imported microchips and risk of cyber-attacks. Microprocessors are brain of all computing and electronic devices ..



Sujatha Gidla wins 2018 Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize

US-based Dalit writer Sujatha Gidla has won the prestigious 2018 Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize for her book “Ants Among Elephant: An Untouchable Family And The Making Of Modern India”. It is an account of growing up in an ‘untouchable’ family in modern India. The winner receives a cash award of Rs 2 lakh and ..