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“Chunauti”- Next Generation Start-up Challenge Contest

On 28th August 2020, the Ministry of Electronics & IT has launched “Chunauti”- Next Generation Start-up Challenge Contest. Aim The programme aims to identify around 300 startups working in identified areas to ...

Cultural Heritage Of Hyderabad

Ministry of Tourism’s Dekho Apna Desh Webinar Series showcased “Cultural heritage of Hyderabad” on 22nd August 2020. Hyderabad is popularly known as the "City of Pearls" and the "City of Nizams", and has been ...

MoTA & MoRD Join Hands To Promote Sustainable Livelihood Opportunities Among Tribal Women SHGs In Rural India

On 18th August 2020, the Ministry of Tribal Affairs (MoTA) and the Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD) signed a Joint Communication for leveraging each other’s strengths to propel the rural ...

Invisible Shield For Electromagnetic Interference

Scientists from Centre for Nano and Soft Matter Sciences (CeNS), Bengaluru have fabricated a metal mesh structure instead of continuous film on desired transparent substrates to make it a transparent ...

“Swadeshi Microprocessor Challenge”

On 18th August 2020, Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad, Union Minister of Law & Justice, Communications and Electronics & Information Technology, launched “Swadeshi Microprocessor Challenge- Innovate Solutionsfor #Aatmanirbhar Bharat” to provide ...

Journey Of India’s Independence Struggle Through The Galleries And Cells Of Cellular Jail

As India gears up to celebrate its 74thIndependence Day celebrations , the Ministry of Tourism’s DekhoApnaDesh Webinar Series presented the webinar titled “Cellular Jail : Letters , Memoirs & Memories ...

Himalayan Geothermal Springs Release Huge Amount Of Carbon Dioxide In The Atmosphere

The Himalayan geothermal springs which cover about 10,000 square km in the Garhwal region of Himalaya, show a significant discharge of Carbon dioxide (CO2) rich water. This was found by Wadia ...

MoD's Big Push To Atmanirbhar Bharat Initiative

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi in his address to the Nation on May 12, 2020 had given a clarion call for a self-reliant India based on the five pillars, i.e., Economy, Infrastructure, ...

Developmental And Regulatory Policy Measures By RBI

On 6th August 2020, the Reserve Bank of India has announced a set of additional developmental and regulatory policy measures to improve flow of money and provide further support to ...

Localized Strain And Partial Melts In Shear Zones May Control Seismicity In Kumaun Himalaya

o        Most research on seismic and landslide hazards in the Himalaya focus on geophysical and geomorphological characteristics. However, in many instances, the inherent cause of these natural disasters may lie ...

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