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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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Super-capacitor derived from Industrial waste cotton can help in energy storage: ARCI

The scientists at the International Advanced Research Centre for Powder, Metallurgy and New Materials (ARCI) have developed a low-cost super-capacitor electrode made from industrial waste cotton and natural seawater has been used as an electrolyte in this process. The device can be used as an energy harvester storage device. This technology can help in doing ..

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Indian Railways to introduce Made in India Innovations

The Railway Board is to introduce 20 Made in India innovations to make train journeys of passengers comfortable and safe. Highlights The innovations include Ultrasonic detection of rails, natural water coolers, bell system, real time CCTV footage, air quality monitoring, unreserved tickets through applications, etc. The innovations were all based on indigenous technologies and will ..

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Two Indian firms among WEF’s list of Tech Pioneers

Two Indian firms, ZestMoney and Sellapps, were among the 100 entities that were in a new list of Tech Pioneers, which was released by the World Economic Forum (WEF). These entities were described as future headline-makers addressing global issues with cutting-edge technology. Among the listed firms, over one-quarter are female-led and these firms come from ..

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“Arogya Path”: Portal to provide health care supply updates launched

The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research National Health Supply Chain portal called “Arogya Path” was launched to provide real-time availability of health care supplies. Highlights The Arogya path will serve suppliers, manufacturers and customers. It will act as an integrated platform to provide information about key health care goods that help customers to tackle ..

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