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Salt Cavern Based Oil Reserves

Salt Cavern Based Oil Reserves:   Government-owned engineering consultancy firm Engineers India (EIL) is studying the prospects and feasibility of developing salt cavern-based strategic oil reserves in Rajasthan. Salt caverns are developed by the process of solution mining, which involves pumping water into geological formations with large salt deposits to dissolve the salt. After water […]

Kavach System : Railway

Kavach System : Railway The railways recently confirmed that there was no ‘Kavach’ system installed on the trains involved in the accident in Odisha’s Balasore district. It is an indigenously developed Automatic Train Protection (ATP) system. Kavach was developed by the Research Design and Standards Organisation (RDSO) under Indian Railway (IR) in collaboration with Medha […]

GAGAN Satellite Technology.

GAGAN Satellite Technology: The Prime Minister of India lauded Asia’s first demonstration of Performance-Based Navigation for helicopters for a flight from Juhu to Pune using GAGAN satellite technology. GAGAN satellite technology is the acronym for GPS Aided GEO Augmented Navigation. It is jointly developed by ISRO (Indian Space Research Organisation) and the Airports Authority of […]

Da Vinci Robotic Surgical System

Da Vinci Robotic Surgical System: Apollo Hospitals, Ahmedabad, a pioneer in healthcare innovation, recently launched the Da Vinci Xi Robotic Surgical System. Da Vinci Robotic Surgical System is a tool that helps surgeons perform a variety of surgeries including gynecological surgeries, urological, head and neck, thoracic, colorectal, cardiac and general surgeries. The da Vinci only […]

Second Meeting Of The Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee (INC-2)

Second Meeting Of The Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee (INC-2): The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has gathered in Paris, France, for the second meeting of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee (INC-2). The first session of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee (INC-1) concluded in Uruguay in 2022. INC-2 aimed to set the stage for negotiations on the substance of […]

Li-ion Battery Recycling Technology

Li-ion Battery Recycling Technology: The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) in India has transferred cost-effective lithium-ion battery recycling technology to nine recycling industries and start-ups as part of the Mission LiFE under the “Promote circularity campaign.” This indigenous technology can process various types of discarded lithium-ion batteries, recovering over 95% of lithium, cobalt, […]