UN ‘Global Land Outlook’ Report Released

Global Land Outlook (GLO) report by the secretariat of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) was launched in Ordos, China. This United Nations report warns...

‘Bonnet Monkey’ in News

The bonnet macaque also known as zati (Macaca radiata) is a macaque endemic to southern India. Its distribution is limited by the Indian Ocean...

India’s First Private Missile Production Facility

India’s first private sector missile sub-systems manufacturing facility, a joint venture between the $2.5 billion Kalyani Group and Israel’s Rafael Advanced Defence Systems Ltd.,...

Indian Coast Guard Ship ‘Shaurya’

An Indian Coast Guard ship ‘Shaurya’ was commissioned at Goa. The 105-metre new generation OPV was designed in-house by Goa Shipyard Ltd (GSL). The vessel...

Stealth Submarine INS Kalvari

The Indian Navy will soon commission the stealthiest diesel-electric attack submarine, the INS Kalvari. INS Kalvari is currently undergoing the final stages of sea trials. The...

Marconi Society Award

Stanford University professor, Thomas Kailath has conferred its Lifetime Achievement Award by the US-based Marconi Society for furthering scientific achievements in communications and Internet. He is the sixth...

The ‘Spaceborne Computer’ in News

Spaceborne Computer intends to run a year-long experiment of high performance commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) computer system on the International Space Station (ISS). During high radiation...

Google Adds 8 Local Tongues in Search

Tech giant Google has added voice search capability for eight additional Indian languages including Bengali, Malayalam and Tamil. Currently, voice search feature is available in...

India’s First Aviation University

Indian government has established the first aviation university at Fursatganj in Uttar Pradesh’s Rae Bareli district. The central university was planned as an autonomous body...

World’s Oldest Man Dies Recently

113 year old, world’s oldest man Israel Kristal has passed away. He lived through both World Wars and survived the Auschwitz concentration camp. Last year Guinness World...