An indigenous technology from IIT Madras can now produce new-generation superabrasive tools

New Delhi, November 12, 2022: A newly developed technology can now produce new-generation multi-point/single-layer superabrasive tools for advanced grinding applications to meet high productivity and energy-efficient material removal requirements. The tools produced also have enhanced tool life. Grinding industries have aired their voices for developing advanced superabrasive cBN/diamond tools that meet high productivity and energy-efficient material […]

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Export of processed fruits, vegetables up by 42% in six months of the current fiscal

New Delhi, November 11, 2022: Exports of agricultural and processed food products rose by 25 percent within six months of the current Financial Year 2022-23 (April-September) in comparison to the corresponding period of FY 2021-22. According to the provisional data released by the Directorate General of Commercial Intelligence and Statistics (DGCI&S), the overall export of agricultural […]

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NHAI starts accepting electronic bank guarantees

New Delhi, November 05, 2022:  NHAI has started accepting Electronic Bank Guarantees (E-BGs) and has also digitalized all its existing Bank Guarantees. NHAI is utilizing the E-BG services of National e-Governance Services Limited (NeSL), which facilitates reduction in physical paper movement, elimination of physical storage needs and easy access for Bank Guarantee life cycle events like […]

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Tech for retrofitting non-earthquake-resistant buildings can prevent major damage in old settlements

New Delhi, November 04, 2022:Researchers have found a solution for retrofitting old non-earthquake-resistant buildings with a technology that can prevent major damage to such buildings from earthquake without compromising on their strength. The technology called semi-confined unreinforced brick masonry (SC-URBM) can resolve the problem of spread of settlements in earthquake-prone areas with constructions that have […]

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Indian scientists develop Overhauser Magnetometer

New Delhi, November 02, 2022: Indian scientists have developed an Overhauser Magnetometer, one of the most accurate magnetometers extensively used by all magnetic observatories around the world, making way for reducing the cost of sampling and sensing experiments essential for geomagnetic sampling. The sensor installed at Alibag Magnetic Observatory (MO) can absolve India’s dependence on […]

General Manoj Pande, Chief of Army Staff , India, France, defence

Mineral Production Records 4.2 per cent Cumulative Growth During April -August 2022- 23

New Delhi, November 01, 2022: India’s mineral production has recorded 4.2 per cent cumulative growth during the period April- August, 2022-23 over the corresponding period of the previous year. However, as per the provisional statics of Indian Bureau of Mines (IBM), Ministry of Mines, the index of mineral production of mining and quarrying sector for […]

New materials developed can help move towards stable LEDs emitting bright light

New Delhi, October 31, 2022: Plasma treatment of some inorganic nano-materials has shown the way towards bright, stable and affordable light-emitting diodes (LEDs) which can be sources of lighting for the future. Cost-efficient and bright light-emitting diodes (LEDs) are commonly desired for general light sources, but attaining desired stability and brightness have been challenges for scientists […]

UIDAI tops the Grievance Redressal Index for the second consecutive month

New Delhi, Oct0ber 30, 2022: The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has once again topped amongst all Group A Ministries, Departments and Autonomous Bodies for resolving public grievances in the rankings report published by Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances (DARPG) for the month of September 2022. This is the second consecutive month […]

Last date of Receiving National Metallurgist Award Application extended

New Delhi, October 27, 2022: The Ministry of Steel has extended the last date of receiving applications under National Metallurgist Award – 2022 to 31st October 2022. Earlier the last date for receiving the application was fixed to 11th October 2022. Application under the Award Scheme will be received via online only through the NMA portal. The web address […]