Coating carbon on lithium metal oxide electrode, can double battery life

New Delhi, June 23, 2021: Researchers have developed a non-expensive way to coat carbon on lithium metal oxide electrodes for lithium-ion batteries. The life of the lithium-ion cells prepared using these electrode materials is expected to be doubled due to protective carbon coating. Lithium-ion batteries are the most commonly used power source for electric vehicles. However, […]

Space-time induces neutrino oscillations

New Delhi, June 22, 2021: Scientists have shown that the geometry of space-time can cause neutrinos to oscillate. Neutrinos are mysterious particles, produced copiously in nuclear reactions in the Sun, stars, and elsewhere. They also “oscillate”– meaning that different types of neutrinos change into one another – as has been found in many experiments. Probing […]

GI certified Jalgaon banana exported to Dubai

New Delhi, June 21, 2021: In a major boost to exports of Geographical Indications (GI) certified agricultural produce, a consignment of fibre and mineral rich ‘Jalgaon banana’ has been exported to Dubai on June 16, 2021. The twenty-two metric tonnes of GI certified Jalgaon banana were sourced from progressive farmers of Tandalwadi village, part of Jalgaon […]

Climate change to increase sea level in Lakshadweep Islands, will affect airport & residential areas

New Delhi, June 18, 2021: Sea-level will rise around the Lakshadweep Islands in the range between 0.4 mm/year to 0.9 mm/year, says a study conducted projecting different greenhouse gas scenarios. The study highlights that the worst possible inundation scenarios projected for Lakshadweep Islands are almost similar under different emission scenarios projected and all the islands […]

First commercial consignment of GI certified Jardalu mangoes from Bihar exported to United Kingdom

New Delhi, June 15, 2021: In a major boost to agri-exports potential of eastern region, the first commercial consignment of Geographical Indications (GI) certified Jardalu mangoes from Bhagalpur, Bihar was exported yesterday to United Kingdom.APEDA,in collaboration with Bihar government, Indian High Commission & Invest India, exported juicy & aromatic mangoes which were packed and treated […]

Indian mango promotion programme begins in Bahrain

New Delhi, June 13, 2021: A week-long Indian mango promotion programme began in Bahrain today where 16 varieties of the fruit including three Geographical Indications (GI) certified Khirsapati&Lakshmanbhog (West Bengal), Zardalu (Bihar) are being displayed. The varieties of mangoes are currently being sold through 13 stores of the group in Bahrain. The mangoes were sourced […]