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States use technology to help with quarantining process

Several states have developed mobile apps to help with enforcing the quarantine in light of increasing violation of the rules by the public. Karnataka’s Corona Watch App The Karnataka government has developed a Corona Watch app. It has options for use by the general public and some other options for exclusive use by the officials. ..

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Starch-Based “Hemostat” developed at Institute of Nano Science to stop blood loss

Scientists at the INST (Institute of Nano Science and Technology), that operates under the Department of Science & Technology, have developed starch based ‘Hemostat’. Starch Based Hemostat The starch-based ‘hemostat’ are developed to stop rapid blood loss during accidents, as it physically absorbs excess fluid and concentrates the natural clotting factors in blood. The product possesses increased ..

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Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) tops in Nature Ranking Index-2020

The CSIR of Delhi topped the National Ranking Index 2020 that ranks the scientific research institutes. CSIR was followed by IISc Bangalore. Highlights The Rankings were provided based on the numbers of research output. It is indicated by total citations in numbers. It also includes shares, that is the sharing percentage of an article. The ..

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‘Antahpragnya 2020’ organized in Telangana

A National Level Rural Technical Festival titled ‘Antahpragnya 2020’ was recently organised in the state of Telangana at Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge Technologies-Basar (RGUKT-Basar). This is the country’s biggest technical festival. The three-day technical fest was conducted with the theme ‘Spot and encourage rural tech innovators’. It hosted more than 200 technical events including ..

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NIC organizes Tech Conclave in New Delhi on “Technologies for NextGen Governance”

The National Informatics Centre (NIC) is to hold a 2-day technology Conclave in New Delhi. The event is to be conducted between January 21, 2020 and January 22, 2020. The Conclave is to be inaugurated by Union Minister Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad. Highlights The Technology Conclave will discuss application of Information and Communication Technology. The ..

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