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NASA’s Asteroid Redirect Mission (ARM) NASA is developing a first-ever robotic mission to visit a large near-Earth asteroid, collect a multi-ton boulder from its surface, and redirect it into a stable orbit around the moon.…

India's Cryogenic Engine Why in news The indigenous cryogenic engine in the third, topmost stage fired flawlessly for 12 minutes, to put the 2,117-kilogram communication satellite GSAT-6 into its initial orbit. An important feature of…

Y-SMS TECHNOLOGY For sometime now, Indian agencies have noticed infiltrating militants from Pakistan carrying smart phones without SIM cards. And they presumed the militants would procure local SIMs in Kashmir for using them. However, latest inputs…

Web enabled Lightening Why in News? Targeting the upper middle class and middle class in India, lighting solution provider Philips Lighting has launched its latest solution in India. The solution termed Philips Hue is an…

The research: by IISc Developing a technology to filter extremely dirty water, that can be encased in a small, portable device and runs on very little power. Overview There are plenty of technologies available in the…

BIO-FUELS News                   To develop advanced technologies in the area of bio-fuels, paving the way for a sustainable solution to the energy crisis, the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), has launched — Pan-IIT Centre for Bioenergy —…

    CALL DROP PROBLEM News Reviewing the status of mobile connectivity in the country at a high level meeting, PM Narendra Modi observed that the call drop problem directly affects the common man. Analysis…

WHAT ARE NUTRACEUTICALS The term “Nutraceuticals” was coined from “Nutrition” & “Pharmaceutical” in 1989 by Stephen DeFelice MD, Founder and Chairman of the Foundation for Innovation in Medicine (FIM). Offers health benefits and are majorly…

India’s indigenous cryogenic engine India’s space agency, ISRO, crossed another milestone on Thursday afternoon, launching its first 2000-kg-plus satellite on a launch vehicle powered by an indigenous engine. GSLV, or Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle, is…

Cell phone, cell phone towers and government regulations The popularity of cell phone and wireless communication devices has resulted in a proliferation of cell towers across the country 736 K mobile towers in the country…

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