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India’s 1st Earthquake Warning System successfully installed in Uttarakhand

The system was designed and manufactured by Italian firm Space Dynamics which already installed this system in Japan, Italy and US.


Union Civil Aviation Ministry launched GAGAN System

With this, India has become the fourth nation after the US, Europe and Japan to have inter-operable Satellite Based Augmentation System (SBAS).

Civil Aviation

Scientist at Large Hadron Collider discovered the existence of subatomic particle Pentaquarks

Pentaquark is a sub-atomic particle composed of five-quarks (four quarks and an antiquark). These are not new particles but simply aggregation of

Large Hadron Collider

India’s 1st indigenously designed and developed High Thrust cryogenic rocket engine tested

The engine will be used for powering the Cryogenic stage (C25), the upper stage of the next generation GSLV Mk-III launch vehicle of ISRO, capable of


Mosquirix, world's first malaria vaccine, approved by European Medicines Agency

The vaccine was approved on basis of trail data released showing reduction in episodes of malaria in babies aged 6-12 weeks by 27 percent, and by


SHEFROL: An Eco-friendly way of treating water

SHEFROL-based waste water treatment plant built at Chinna Kalapet fishing hamlet in Puducherry, was found to be successful.


Here's why Saradha was not a chit fund but a Ponzi scheme

Saradha chit fund has been in the news lately for all the wrong reasons. But the question that no one seems to be answering is whether Saradha chit …

IIIrd Web Ratna Awards to Include “Open Data Champion” Category

Factbox: India's food stockpiling and WTO stand-off

(Reuters) - India threatened to block a worldwide reform of custom rules last week, saying it wants an agreement on food subsidies and stockholding to run parallel to the trade facilitation pact.<p>With grain silos spilling over, exports on the rise and an avowed market champion for prime minister, …

A sarkari campaign about us

The real question is not why government wants to push the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, but what it wants to pack into this campaign.<p>Written by |<p><i>The real</i> …


Four Characteristics of a State Flashcards

Initiatives and Achievements of Ministry of Home Affairs in the first 100 days

Shut down NDMA

The floods in Jammu and Kashmir are unprecedented. At least 175 people have already died, and thousands displaced. More analysis will have to be …

Developing model village clusters

The Narendra Modi government has launched an ambitious programme for both rural and urban development. In his budget speech, Finance Minister Arun …

Tribute to a saint who did miracle with wheat

If Norman Ernest Borlaug were a Roman Catholic, he could be declared a saint immediately. The Church begins the canonisation process five years after …


IIT researchers develop ready-to-eat food paste for malnourished children

<b>Kolkata:</b> Food engineers at the IIT Kharagpur have developed a cheap ready-to-eat paste for malnourished children.<p>A four-member team of IIT …

World Health Organization

Explained: Assam vs Nagaland, a border dispute of five decades

The two states have been disputing their shared border ever since one was carved out of the other.<p>Written by | Assam |<p><b>Who were the protesters Assam</b> …


What can PM Modi’s ‘Digital India’ plan achieve? Internet-connected villages offer glimpses

Mark Zuckerberg would be very glad if he visited the sole internet centre in Chandauli, a dusty village in Rajasthan’s Alwar district, about 170 km …

Prime Minister to Launch Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana Tomorrow: To Dedicate Mobile Banking Facility on Basic Mobile Phones to the Nation