Swavlamban : NIIO

Swavlamban: Swavlamban’, the maiden seminar of the Naval Innovation and Indigenisation Organisation (NIIO), was held at New Delhi  The two day seminar saw enthusiastic participation by the academia, industry, policy makers, think tanks, students and senior government officials, in addition to the naval personnel. Personnel at Command Headquarters and outlying units of the Navy also […]

Amendment Of Environment Impact Assessment Rules

Amendment Of Environment Impact Assessment Rules: The Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change has notified amendment to the Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) Rules Changes: Any project which is 100 km from the Line of Control, among other locations, will be exempted from an environmental clearance before construction. It will do away with the need […]

SPRINT Challenges

SPRINT Challenges: PM unveiled ‘SPRINT challenges’, an initiative aimed at boosting the usage of indigenous technology in the Indian Navy. Naval Innovation and Indigenisation Organisation (NIIO) in cooperation with the Defence Innovation Organisation (DIO), aims to induct at least 75 new indigenous technologies/products into the Indian Navy. The collaborative project is named SPRINT — Supporting […]

Pythagoras’s Theorem As “Fake News” : NEP

Pythagoras’s Theorem As “Fake News” : NEP A position paper by the Karnataka government on the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 has described Pythagoras’s theorem as “fake news”. It has referred to a text called the Baudhayana Sulbasutra, in which a specific shloka refers to the theorem. About Pythagoras: Evidence suggests that the Greek philosopher […]