India Joins USA ‘Global Entry Programme’

India recently signed International Expedited Traveler Initiative Programme with the United States. Global Entry is a US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) program that allows...

‘CH-5 Rainbow Drones’ of China in News

China has recently started the commercial production of its CH-5 Rainbow drone. CASC Rainbow (Cai Hong, abbreviated as CH) is the name of a series...

Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy Bill

The union government has introduced the Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy Bill  2017 to establish the Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy in...

‘M-777 A-2 Ultra-Light Howitzers’ in News

The field trials are being carried out on two long-range ultra-light howitzers in Pokhran which the Indian Army received from the USA. The M777 howitzer...

Supercluster of Galaxies ‘Saraswati’ Discovered

Indian astronomers from Pune-based Inter University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA) has discovered an extremely large supercluster of galaxies — as big as...

MSCI World Index in News

The MSCI World is a stock market index of 1,650 'world' stocks. It is maintained by MSCI Inc., formerly Morgan Stanley Capital International, and...

IIM Bangalore Gets Award from President

President of India Pranab Mukherjee honored the IIM Bangalore for making management education accessible to all through Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), during the...

‘1000 Genomes Project’: Full Details Explained

The 1000 Genomes Project (abbreviated as 1KGP), launched in January 2008, was an international research effort to establish by far the most detailed catalogue...

‘GenomeAsia 100K Initiative’ in News

The non-profit consortium, GenomeAsia 100K, announced an ambitious plan to sequence 100,000 individuals. It is intended to initially include populations from 12 South Asian...

India Will Become Largest Milk Producer in 2026

According to the 'OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook 2017-2026', India will be the world’s largest milk producer by 2026. The Agricultural Outlook 2017‑2026 is a collaborative effort...