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Encyclopedia On Tribal Communities

Encyclopedia On Tribal Communities: Odisha became the first state in the country to start an encyclopedia on tribal communities. Unveiled by chief minister Naveen Patnaik, the five edited volumes of ‘Encyclopedia of Tribes in Odisha’ has 418 research articles on the tribals, including 13 particularly vulnerable groups The encyclopaedia was published by Scheduled Castes and […]

Telecom Technology Development Fund Scheme

Telecom Technology Development Fund Scheme: Universal Service Obligation Fund (USOF) recently launched Telecom Technology Development Fund scheme. Telecom Technology Development Fund (TTDF) aims to fund R&D in rural-specific communication technology applications and form synergies among academia, start-ups, research institutes, and the industry to build and develop the telecom ecosystem. Additionally, the Scheme aims to promote […]

China’s Zhurong Rover

China’s Zhurong Rover: China’s Zhurong rover has peered under the surface of Mars and has found evidence of two huge floods that shaped the landscape. Since May 2021, Zhurong has been exploring Utopia Planitia, in Mars’s northern hemisphere. Images from the rover’s ground-penetrating radar found layered patterns under the surface, which are made of sedimentary […]