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Scientists discover the farthest Gamma-ray emitting active galaxy with narrow emission lines

New Delhi, April 14, 2021: Astronomers have discovered a new active galaxy identified as the farthest gamma-ray emitting galaxy that has so far been stumbled upon. This active galaxy called the Narrow-Line Seyfert 1 (NLS1) galaxy, which is about 31 billion light-years away, opens up avenues to explore more such gamma-ray emitting galaxies that wait […]

Non-uniformity of Himalayas foresees significantly large earthquake events

New Delhi, April 12, 2021: Scientists have found that the Himalayas are not uniform and assume different physical and mechanical properties in different directions – a property present in crystals called anisotropy which could result in significantly large earthquake events in the Himalayas. The NW region of India, an area covering Garhwal and Himachal Pradesh, has […]

NanoSniffer: Microsensor based Explosive Trace Detector launch

New Delhi, April 9, 2021: Union Education Minister, Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ yesterday launched NanoSniffer, the world’s first Microsensor based Explosive Trace Detector (ETD) developed by NanoSniff Technologies, an IIT Bombay incubated startup. Director, IIT Delhi, V. Ramgopal Rao, and senior officials of the Ministry were present on the occasion. NanoSniffer has been marketed by Vehant Technologies, […]

Railways complete the Arch closure of the iconic Chenab Bridge, World’s highest Railway Bridge

New Delhi, April 6, 2021: Indian Railways today completed the Arch closure of the iconic Chenab Bridge. Chenab Bridge, the world’s highest railway bridge, part of the Udhampur-Srinagar-Baramulla rail link project (USBRL), set an important construction milestone yesterday with the completion of the steel arch of the iconic Chenab Bridge. This was one of the most […]

INSPIRE Faculty fellow modifying tiny dots for fabricating optical materials useful for optical sensors

New Delhi, April 5, 2021: Dr. Satyapriya Bhandari, from the Department of Chemistry, University of North Bengal, West Bengal, is fascinated by tiny nanoscale crystals which, when hit by ultraviolet light, emits light of multiple colours. This recipient of the INSPIRE Faculty fellowship instituted by the Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of India is using chemical […]

DRDO lab develops light weight Bullet Proof Jacket

New Delhi, April 1, 2021: Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) lab Defence Materials and Stores Research and Development Establishment (DMSRDE), Kanpur has developed light weight Bullet Proof Jacket (BPJ) weighing 9.0 kilogrammes, meeting the qualitative requirements of Indian Army. The Front Hard Armour Panel (FHAP) jacket was tested at Terminal Ballistics Research Laboratory (TBRL), […]

Astrome develops deep-tech for reliable low-cost internet services to rural areas

New Delhi, March 30, 2021: Astrome, a women-led startup, has developed an innovative wireless product that gives fibre like bandwidth at fraction of cost of fibre to help telecom operators deliver reliable low-cost internet services to suburban and rural areas. Reaching internet access to remote places in countries like India is difficult because laying fibre […]

DD Free Dish cross 40 million Household

New Delhi, March 28, 2021: DD Free Dish has shown its strong growth trajectory and its base has crossed an estimated 40 million subscribers according to the EY FICCI Media Entertainment Report 2021. The growth has been attributed to less expensive television sets, economic issues, launch of the DD Retro Channel and return of big broadcasters […]