Upgradation of Agriculture Technology

Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) is continuously working to upgrade technology and provide quality seeds to farmers. During this process the advancements made in the agricultural sciences both within India and outside are considered for their replication under the suitable farming situations. ICAR focuses on development/ adoption of new technologies such as- high yieldingContinue reading “Upgradation of Agriculture Technology”

APEDA inks MoU with NAFED for strengthening export linkage of Farmer Cooperatives & FPOs

For harnessing exports potential of agricultural and processed food products of cooperatives as well Farmer Producer Organizations (FPOs), the Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) today signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India Ltd (NAFED). According to the MoU, the key areas of cooperation include facilitatingContinue reading “APEDA inks MoU with NAFED for strengthening export linkage of Farmer Cooperatives & FPOs”

Indian stem cell & developmental biologist part of WHO advisory committee on human genome editing

Posted Date:- Jul 12, 2021 Indian stem cell and developmental biologist Prof. Maneesha S Inamdar has been part of the WHO Expert Advisory Committee on Developing Global Standards for Governance and Oversight of Human Genome Editing, which released two new companion reports providing the first global recommendations to help ensure that human genome editing isContinue reading “Indian stem cell & developmental biologist part of WHO advisory committee on human genome editing”

India Aims to Target over 100 Billion “Blue Economy” Through Deep Ocean Mission and Ocean Resources

Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Science & Technology; Minister of State (Independent Charge) Earth Sciences; MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh today said that in the years to come, India aims to target over 100 billion “Blue Economy” through its Deep Ocean Mission (DOM) and ocean resources.Continue reading “India Aims to Target over 100 Billion “Blue Economy” Through Deep Ocean Mission and Ocean Resources”

Newly built Center of Excellence for Research & Analysis of Narcotics and Psychotropic Substances of the National Forensic Science University in Ahmedabad

The Union Home Minister Shri Amit Shah inaugurated the newly built Center of Excellence for Research & Analysis of Narcotics and Psychotropic Substances of the National Forensic Science University in Ahmedabad Inauguration of virtual training on Investigation of Crimes Against Women Keeping in view excellence and reputation of National Forensic Science University worldwide, it wasContinue reading “Newly built Center of Excellence for Research & Analysis of Narcotics and Psychotropic Substances of the National Forensic Science University in Ahmedabad”

Rare superluminous supernova shining with borrowed energy source spotted

Ministry of Science & Technology dated Jul 10, 2021 An extremely bright, hydrogen deficient, fast-evolving supernova that shines with the energy borrowed from an exotic type of neutron star with an ultra-powerful magnetic field has been spotted by Indian researchers. Deep study of such ancient spatial objects can help probe the mysteries of the early universe. SuchContinue reading “Rare superluminous supernova shining with borrowed energy source spotted”

National hackathon organized by IIT Madras & Sony India encourages citizens to come up with solutions using IoT Sensor Board

Citizens across the country can now participate in solving India-specific problems of societal interest using IoT Sensor Board through a National hackathon called ‘SAMVEDAN 2021 – Sensing Solutions for Bharat’. Registrations for this Grand Challenge Competition have commenced on July 1st, 2021, and are open to all Indian nationals residing in India. It is beingContinue reading “National hackathon organized by IIT Madras & Sony India encourages citizens to come up with solutions using IoT Sensor Board”

Rare superluminous supernova shining with borrowed energy source spotted

An extremely bright, hydrogen deficient, fast-evolving supernova that shines with the energy borrowed from an exotic type of neutron star with an ultra-powerful magnetic field has been spotted by Indian researchers. Deep study of such ancient spatial objects can help probe the mysteries of the early universe. Such type of supernovae called SuperLuminous Supernova (SLSNe) is very rare. ThisContinue reading “Rare superluminous supernova shining with borrowed energy source spotted”

Agro Tec start-ups : Office of PSA’s KisanMitr & KVKs partner to make agritech accessible for farmers through vernacular sessions

The 28th edition of the series of agricultural presentations had a guest. Balraj, a farmer from Punjab spoke about the impact that deploying a sensor to detect moisture in the atmosphere has made in their irrigation practices. His village doesn’t have electricity and they use diesel-run pumps. Deploying this sensor saved both diesel, and water (whichContinue reading “Agro Tec start-ups : Office of PSA’s KisanMitr & KVKs partner to make agritech accessible for farmers through vernacular sessions”

Wealth from Waste: Spent catalyst from industry can be an efficient catalyst for batteries

Posted Date:- Jul 06, 2021 We are perhaps looking at a future in which industrial waste will form the base for energy storage in batteries. Scientists have shown that the spent catalysts from the energy industry or the raw material for recycling operation that deliver fresh catalysts and valuable metals work as an efficient bifunctionalContinue reading “Wealth from Waste: Spent catalyst from industry can be an efficient catalyst for batteries”