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IMS-1 Satellite Bus Technology

IMS-1 Satellite Bus Technology: ISRO has transferred its IMS-1 Satellite Bus Technology to Alpha Design Technologies Pvt Ltd., promoting private industry participation in India’s space sector. NewSpace India Limited (NSIL), ISRO’s commercial arm, facilitated the technology transfer. IMS-1 Satellite Bus is a platform developed by ISRO for cost-effective space access. It serves as a versatile […]

Nuclear Medicine

Nuclear Medicine:   India has expressed its support for South Africa’s Integrated Early Warning systems and Russia’s BRICS Collaboration in Nuclear Medicine Nuclear Medicine is a medical speciality that uses radioactive substances to diagnose and treat diseases. It involves the use of small amounts of radioactive materials, known as radiopharmaceuticals, which are introduced into the […]

Deepor Beel : Anthropogenic Threat

Deepor Beel : Anthropogenic Threat Deepor Beel, a vital wetland in Guwahati, Assam, faces anthropogenic threats despite its protected status. Indigenous names like “beel” signify cultural and ecological connections, with local livelihoods intertwined with the wetland’s resources. Efforts to sustainably coexist with the wetland include initiatives by local women who convert water hyacinths into products, […]

WMO: 2022 State Of The Climate In Asia Report

WMO: 2022 State Of The Climate In Asia Report The World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) has come up with its 2022 State of the Climate in Asia report, indicating that in 2022, Asia experienced extreme climate events, including high temperatures, droughts, floods, and cyclones, leading to significant socioeconomic impacts. Report are: The annual mean near-surface temperature […]

Digital India RISC-V (DIR-V) Program

Digital India RISC-V (DIR-V) Program: The Union Minister of Electronics & IT addressed the Digital India RISC-V (DIR-V) Symposium organized by IIT Madras in Chennai. The one-day symposium, organized by IIT Madras, emphasized the government’s vision for DIR-V which currently aims to build a robust ecosystem for RISC-V with effective public-private partnerships and collaborations with […]

Dicraeosaurid Dinosaur Fossil : Discovered

Dicraeosaurid Dinosaur Fossil : Discovered Scientists from IIT-Roorkee and Geological Survey of India (GSI) have discovered the oldest fossil remains of dicraeosaurid dinosaur in Jaisalmer. Dicraeosaurid dinosaur is a long-necked, plant-eating dinosaur species. The remains are 167 million years old and belong to a new species, unknown to scientists thus far. It has been named […]