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  • 12-Nov-2018
  • World's First AI News Anchor Debuts In China

    Xinhua, China's state-run press agency, recently unveiled virtual newsreaders that combine the images and voices of human anchors with artificial intelligence (AI) technology.
    Xinhua unveiled two AI newsreaders, one that speaks in English and one in Chinese.Xinhua developed the robot anchor with Chinese search engine Sogou.com.

  • 30-Oct-2018
  • 3-day India Mobile Congress Held In New Delhi 

    India Mobile Congress is one of the biggest marquee Mobile, Internet, and Technology event for South-East Asia organized by COAI and DoT. IMC 2018 was held in Aerocity, New Delhi.

    The congress was held under the theme of NEW DIGITAL HORIZONS.

  • 10-Oct-2018
  • Mobile Health App ‘MedWatch’ Launched by Indian Air Force 

    The Indian Air Force (IAF) has launched a mobile health app to provide health information to the users, including first-aid and other health and nutritional topics, Ministry of Defence said on Tuesday. The 'MedWatch' was launched on Monday on the occasion of IAF's 86th anniversary and was conceived by the doctors of IAF and developed in-house by Directorate of Information Technology (DIT) "with Zero financial outlay".

    "'MedWatch' will provide correct, Scientific and authentic health information to air warriors and all citizens of India. "The app is available on www.apps.mgov.gov.in and comprises a host of features like information on basic First Aid, health topics and nutritional facts; reminders for timely Medical Review, vaccination and utility tools like Health Record Card, BMI calculator, helpline numbers and web links," the ministry said in a statement. The 'MedWatch', it added, is first such health app to be built by any of the three armed forces.

  • 09-Oct-2018
  • Pakistan Test-Fires Nuclear-Capable Ghauri Ballistic Missile 

    Pakistan on Monday successfully test-fired Ghauri ballistic missile which is capable of carrying both conventional and nuclear warheads up to a distance of 1,300 kilometers, bringing many Indian cities under its range. The launch was conducted by Army Strategic Forces Command and was aimed at testing the operational and technical readiness of Army Strategic Forces Command, said the Inter Services Public Relations, the media wing of the army.

  • Google To Shut Down Google+ For Consumers Over The Security Lapse

    Google will be shutting down Google+ for consumers as part of a data privacy measure announced on Monday. The move comes as the company revealed that a previously undisclosed security flaw exposed hundreds of thousands of Google+ users' profile data. The issue was fixed earlier this year in March, but Google never made it public at the time. The company has now decided to shut down the seven-year-old service that was initially launched as a direct take on Facebook.

  • 26-Sep-2018
  • Japan Landed Rovers On Asteroid In Historic Mission

    The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) landed a pair of rovers on an asteroid, marking the world's first moving, robotic observation of an asteroid surface. The two rovers Hayabusa2 managed to land on the asteroid are expected to take advantage of the low gravity and jump around the surface, reaching heights of up to 15 meters.
    The small compact MINERVA-II1(MIcro Nano Experimental Robot Vehicle for Asteroid, the second generation) rovers separated from the Hayabusa2 spacecraft. The MINERVA-II 1 consists of two rovers, Rover-1A and Rover-1B. The Hayabusa2 probe was launched in December 2014 to explore the surface of the asteroid known as Ryugu. If all goes well, the Hayabusa2 will return to earth with soil and rock samples in 2020,

  • 25-Sep-2018
  • Dr. Harsh Vardhan Inaugurated Air Pollution Control Device ''WAYU'' in Delhi

    Union Minister for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences and Environment, Forest and Climate change, Dr Harsh Vardhan inaugurated air pollution control device WAYU(Wind Augmentation PurifYing Unit) for traffic junctions at ITO intersection and Mukarba Chowk in Delhi.
    WAYU is developed by Council of Scientific and Industrial Research – National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (CSIR-NEERI) as a part of Technology Development Project being funded by Department of Science and Technology. This device can purify the air in an area of 500 square meters. 54 more such devices will be installed by 15th October in Delhi

  • 24-Sep-2018
  • India Successfully Test Fires Prithvi Defence Vehicle

    India successfully conducted an interceptor missile test off the Odisha coast, achieving a major milestone in developing a two-layer Ballistic Missile Defence system. According to Defence sources, the interceptor was launched from Abdul Kalam Island of the Integrated Test Range (ITR). 

    This Prithvi Defence Vehicle (PDV) mission is for engaging the targets in theexo-atmosphere region at an altitude above 50 kilometres of the earth's atmosphere. Both the PDV interceptor and the target missile were engaged successfully.

  • 19-Sep-2018
  • Vodafone Idea Board Approves Merger With Aditya Birla Telecom

    Telecom operator Vodafone Idea Limited will merge Aditya Birla Telecom Ltd, which holds 11.15 per cent stake in telecom infrastructure firm Indus Towers, with it.

    "The Board of Directors of Vodafone Idea Limited (VIL) ... has considered and approved a scheme of amalgamation of Aditya Birla Telecom Limited (ABTL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the company, with the company," Vodafone Idea said in a regulatory filing.

  • 17-Sep-2018
  • Indigenously Developed Weapon System ‘MPATGM’ Successfully Flight Tested 

    An indigenously developed Man Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile (MPATGM) was successfully flight tested for the second time from Ahmednagar test range on Sunday.

    It has been developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO).

    “All the mission objectives have been met. The two missions on September 15 and 16 have been successfully flight tested for different ranges, including the maximum range capability,” the DRDO said in a statement.

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