TIFR Current Affairs, GK & News

World Largest Telescope to have IT controls built in India

The square kilometre array also called the SKA, an international initiative building the world’s largest radio telescope is to have control systems designed and built by Tata Consultancy Services, an IT company based in India. Several other multiple leading Indian scientific Institutions are also contributing to the project under the leadership of TCS. Highlights The National ..

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Sero Study Done in Mumbai: Slums Score over the Residential Societies

Serological surveillance study done in 6936 people in three municipal wards in slums and non-slum areas in Mumbai showed a very high proportion of asymptomatic COVID 19 infection. The survey has been conducted by NITI Ayog, Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai and Tata Institute of Fundamental Research. What has the study shown? As per the ..

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Researchers at TIFR develop new method to desalinate water

In a major scientific breakthrough in the field of water purification and sustainable engineering, a team of researchers from the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) led by Prof. Vivek Polshettiwar of the Department of Chemical Sciences has developed a new and improved method to desalinate water using gold nanoparticles and sunlight. Why is this ..

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Ajit Kumar Mohanty Appointed Director of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre

The Ministry of Personnel has notified the appointment of Ajit Kumar Mohanty as Director of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre for the period of three years. Currently, he is the Director, Physics Group in BARC and Director, Saha Institute Institute of Nuclear Physics. Bhabha Atomic Research Centre The Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) is India’s premier nuclear research facility headquartered ..

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NITI Aayog, Intel and TIFR collaborate to set up Model International Center for Transformative AI

NITI Aayog, Intel, and Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) are collaborating to set up Model International Center for Transformative Artificial Intelligence (ICTAI) in Bengaluru, capital of Karnataka. This collaboration is part of NITI Aayog’s ‘National Strategy for Artificial Intelligence’ Discussion Paper that focuses on establishing ICTAI in the country through private sector collaboration. The ..

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