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  • Jan 10, 2017
  • 1 ISRO, CNES Ink Pact on Satellite Launch [ Sci-Tech ]

    Indian Space Research Organisation and French Space agency (CNES) signed a partnership agreement in satellite launch technology. The agreement was signed between ISRO Chairman Kiran Kumar and CNES President Jean-Yves Le Gall in the presence of visiting French Minister of Foreign

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  • 2 China Launches World’S Longest Bullet Train [ Sci-Tech ]

    One of the world’s longest high-speed bullet train has started operating in China. Train starts from Kunming, capital of southwest China’s Yunnan Province, to Beijing. It is named as “Shangri-la of the World.” The train’s name highlights the world famous resort in Shangri-la of Y

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  • 3 Astronomers Discover Powerful Cosmic Double Whammy [ Sci-Tech ]

    Astronomers have discovered two of the most powerful phenomena in the universe. They are a supermassive black hole and the collision of giant galaxy clusters about 2 billion light years from Earth. It was discovered by both from India’s Giant Metrewave Radio Telescope (GMRT) and

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  • Jan 9, 2017
  • 1 China Launches First Commercial Space Mission with New Kuaizhou-1A Rocket [ Sci-Tech ]

    China successfully sent three satellites into space in its first commercial mission. It is using an updated version of the low-cost Kuaizhou-1A rocket. The KZ-1A rocket was developed from the Kuaizhou-1 rocket with improvements in adaptability. It sent three small satellites into

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  • Jan 8, 2017
  • 1 Azure Power Commissions Largest North Indian Solar Power Project (150MW) [ Sci-Tech ]

    Azure Power is a leading solar power producer in India. It has commissioned the largest (150 MW) solar power project in north India. It has signed a solar power implementation agreement with Punjab Energy Development Agency (PEDA) under its Solar Policy Phase III.

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  • 2 Indian Army Conducted Test of Indigenous Heavy Artillery Gun Dhanush [ Sci-Tech ]

    The Indian Army has successfully conducted ‘user-validation’ trials of indigenous Advanced Towed Artillery Gun System (ATAGS) Dhanush in the Himalayas. It clears the way for the induction in the Army. It has been handed over to the Indian Army by the Jabalpur-based Gun Carriage F

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  • 3 NASA to Send First African-American to Space Station in 2018 [ Sci-Tech ]

    NASA is sending first African-American to the space station in 2018. Jeanette Epps will become the first African-American space station crew member. She launches on her first spaceflight in May 2018. NASA has also assigned veteran astronaut Andrew Feustel to missions aboard the I

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  • Jan 7, 2017
  • 1 Scientists Discover a New Organ in Human Digestive System [ Sci-Tech ]

    Researchers have recently discovered a new organ that was hidden in plain sight inside our digestive system this whole time. It is the human body’s 79th organ. It is known as the ‘Mesentery’, has been known for hundreds of years. The mesentery, the new organ is found in our diges

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  • Jan 5, 2017
  • 1 Union Government Launches Mobile App for Haj Pilgrimage [ Sci-Tech ]

    Union Minister of State for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi launched a mobile application. It will provide information and facilitate e-payments for the pilgrimage. It is for the first time that Haj process is becomes digital application.

    Government launches mobile app for Haj Pilgrimage

    Government Launches Mobile App for Haj Pilgrimage

    Government launches mobile app for Haj Pilgrimage

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  • Jan 4, 2017
  • 1 Google Introduces Tools for Small Businesses in India [ Sci-Tech ]

    Google Intensifying its efforts to capture the small and medium business (SMB) market in India. Google CEO Sundar Pichai announced the launch of new tools, training and support systems for SMBs in India. The company also launched a certification course for SMBs in collaboration w

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  • Jan 3, 2017
  • 1 India’S First Laser Technology-Based Check-Post in Gujarat [ Sci-Tech ]

    Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani dedicated India’s first laser technology-based advanced AVMS RTO check-post at Shamlaji of Aravalli district. Along with this programme, Rupani also laid foundation stones of various developmental works worth Rs 30 crore in tribal area of Arava

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  • Jan 2, 2017
  • 1 Amazon’S Flying Warehouse to Launch Drones [ Sci-Tech ]

    Amazon wins a patent for flying the warehouse in the US, announced plans for an “airborne fulfillment center” (AFC). Amazon will fly a warehouse at an altitude of around 45,000 feet that would act as a Launchpad for drones, with an aim to deliver consignments.

    Amazons future project working strategy

    Amazons Future Project Working Strategy

    Amazons future project working strategy

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  • Jan 1, 2017
  • 1 Pakistan Opens New Nuclear Plant Built with Help of China [ Sci-Tech ]

    Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has inaugurated a nuclear power facility built with the assistance of China in Islamabad. The three power plants at Chashma are known as C-1, C-2 and C-3 respectively. The government plans to increase the power production by about 60 percent.

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  • 2 PM Narendra Modi Launches Aadhaar Based Mobile Payment App Called BHIM [ Sci-Tech ]

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a mobile app for the Unified Payment Interface (UPI). The application, which will be common across all banks and financial institutions, is called BHIM (Bharat Interface for Mobile). The central banking system was born out of a thesis written

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  • Dec 31, 2016
  • 1 Scientists Build Bacteria-Powered Battery on Single Sheet of Paper [ Sci-Tech ]

    It is the paper-based bacteria-powered battery design is part of a new field of research called papertronics. It is a fusion of paper and electronics. US-based scientists have developed a bacteria-powered battery (bio-battery) on a single sheet of paper. It is capable of powering

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  • Dec 30, 2016
  • 1 PM Narendra Modi Launches Aadhaar Based BHIM App for Mobile Payment [ Sci-Tech ]

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched an Aadhaar based mobile payment application at the Digi Dhan Mela event in Talkatora stadium in New Delhi. This application called BHIM (Bharat Interface for Money). This is a rebranded version of UPI (Unified Payment Interface) and USSD (Uns

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  • 2 Government Introduced IVRS Platform to Tackle Call Drops [ Sci-Tech ]

    The Indian Government has launched a new platform called Integrated Voice Response System (IVRS). IVRS platforms at various locations including Delhi and Mumbai to get direct feedback from subscribers on call quality. The feedback which has taken by the customers will be then sha

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  • 3 China Launches High-Resolution Remote Sensing Satellites [ Sci-Tech ]

    Two high-resolution remote-sensing satellites were successfully launched from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in the northern Shanxi Province, by China. By this China has added a new page of glory to the history of its long-established space exploration missions. The satellit

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  • Dec 29, 2016
  • 1 Astronomers Discover Universe’S Biggest Galaxy Super Cluster near Milky Way [ Sci-Tech ]

    Vela super cluster, one of the biggest super galaxy clusters near the Milky Way, has been discovered by a team of international astronomers. It was undetected for long and masked by stars and dust in the Milky Way. This is one of the biggest concentrations of galaxies in the Univ

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  • Dec 28, 2016
  • 1 Digi Dhan Mela Held in Gurugram to Promote Cashless Economy [ Sci-Tech ]

    The nationwide 100 day special campaign to promote digital & cashless transactions, second ‘DigiDhan Mela’ was organized at Gurugram in Haryana. A large number of people from different walks of life including celebrities actively participated with a commitment for the cashless so

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  • 2 Astronomer Vera Rubin, Who Confirmed Dark Matter is No More [ Sci-Tech ]

    Pioneering astronomer Vera Rubin passed away at 88. Rubin, who helped discover evidence of dark matter, passed away due to natural causes. Rubin did much of her revelatory work at Carnegie. She was a vibrant role model for women in astronomy.

    Vera Rubin, working at the Lowell Observatory in 1965

    Vera Rubin, Working at the Lowell Observatory in 1965

    Vera Rubin, working at the Lowell Observatory in 1965

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  • 3 Karnataka Govt Launches 25 Bio-Diesel Buses in the State [ Sci-Tech ]

    Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) has taken the initiative to control pollution caused, especially by old buses that run on diesel. For cutting down emissions from such buses, KSRTC introduced 25 new buses that will run on will help reduce the emissi

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  • Dec 27, 2016
  • 1 Scientists Develops First Biological Pacemaker Using Human Stem Cells [ Sci-Tech ]

    Scientists of Canada have developed the first functional pacemaker cells using human stem cells. It can regulate heart beats with electrical impulses. It paves the way for alternate biological pacemaker therapy. A pacemaker is a device which is placed in the chest or abdomen to h

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  • Dec 26, 2016
  • 1 China Tests 5th-Generation Fighter Jet FC-31 Gyrfalcon [ Sci-Tech ]

    The newest version of twin-engine FC-31 took to the air for the first time recently. It is considered as China’s answer to the US F-35, the world’s most technically advanced fighter. China has successfully tested the latest version of its fifth-generation stealth fighter jet J-31

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  • 2 DRDO Successfully Flight Tests Smart Anti-Airfield Weapon [ Sci-Tech ]

    The Defence and Research Development Organisation (DRDO) have successfully tested an indigenous Smart Anti-Airfield Weapon (SAAW) from an Indian Air Force (IAF) is Designed and developed in the country. It is used to destroy runways, bunkers, aircraft hangers and othe

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  • 3 Airtel Deploys V-Fiber to Provide Upto 100 Mbps Internet Speed [ Sci-Tech ]

    Bharti Airtel has deployed ‘V-Fiber’ technology to offer up to 100 Mbps of broadband speeds on its fixed broadband footprint in 87 cities. New fixed line customer will get unlimited three months trial offer. ‘V-Fiber’ is based on Vectorization, which is Europe’s No. 1 fixed broad

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  • 4 Nuclear capable ballistic missile Agni-5 Successfully test-fired by India [ Sci-Tech ]

    India successfully test-fired its home-grown long range intercontinental nuclear capable ballistic missile Agni-5. The missile was test fired successfully from the launch complex 4 of the Integrated Test Range from the Abdul Kalam Wheeler Island off Odisha coast.

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  • Dec 25, 2016
  • 1 Google India, Ministry of Consumer Affairs Tie Up for Digitally Safe Consumer Campaign [ Sci-Tech ]

    Google India has partnered with the Union Ministry of Consumer Affairs to launch nationwide Digitally Safe Consumer campaign to raise awareness among consumers about online safety and better protect consumer interest online. The campaign is expected to be rolled out in January 20

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  • Dec 23, 2016
  • 1 Japan Successfully Launches Radical Solid Fuel Rocket [ Sci-Tech ]

    Japan successfully launched a solid fuel rocket named Epsilon-2. The rocket is the latest in Tokyo’s effort to stay competitive in an industry that has robust growth potential and strong security implications. a satellite released for studying radiation belts around the earth.


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  • Dec 22, 2016
  • 1 Hidden World Under Antarctic Sea Ice, Robot Gives Rare Glimpse [ Sci-Tech ]

    Underwater robot in East Antarctica has captured a rare glimpse beneath the Antarctic sea ice footage taken by Australian Antarctic Division (AAD).Beautiful to dreadful water creatures on camera from near Casey research station in East Antarctica.

    Underwater robot provide glimpse of Antarctic sea creatures

    Underwater Robot Provide Glimpse of Antarctic Sea Creatures

    Underwater robot provide glimpse of Antarctic sea creatures

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