Daily Archive: Sunday, April 16, 2017

16 Apr 2017

India Licensing Expo (ILE) to be held in Mumbai in August

India Licensing Expo is scheduled to be held on August 20-21 in Mumbai. The expo will be India’s first and most influential brand licensing event that will collate opportunities, knowledge and recognitions under one roof. The expo
16 Apr 2017

Punjab Government prohibits VIP names on Plaques and Foundation Stones

Punjab government has prohibited the inclusion of names of the government functionaries, including ministers and MLAs, on foundation stones and inaugural plaques so as to build a stronger connect with the people by shedding the VIP culture.
16 Apr 2017

Seabed Resident Event Profiler (SREP) robot developed by NIO

Scientists at CSIR-National Institute of Oceanography (NIO) have developed a robotic platform, Seabed Resident Event Profiler (SREP) that is capable of being stationed at any water depth from 0-200 metres to track the oceanic processes. The robot
16 Apr 2017

70th Himachal Day celebrated across Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh is celebrating 70th Himachal Day function. The hill state came into existence after the merger of 30 odd princely states in 1948. In 1948, state’s per capital income was mere Rs 240 and State Gross
16 Apr 2017

ISRO to share technology for manufacturing of Lithium-ion batteries for production of electric vehicles

The government has directed the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) to share battery technology for mass production of Lithium-Ion batteries for electric vehicles. The Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre under ISRO has developed indigenous technology to manufacture high-power
16 Apr 2017

NASA’s Scientists find second Great Spot on Jupiter

Scientists have found second Great Spot in Jupiter which is cold and high up. The Great Spot was found to be 24,000 km across and 12,000 km wide. It is found to be in the upper atmosphere
16 Apr 2017

Saturn’s moon Enceladus may be habitable: NASA

NASA has announced that Saturn’s sixth-largest moon Enceladus and Jupiter’s fourth-largest moon Europa may be habitable as they have the necessary ingredients required to sustain life. The key ingredients of life are liquid water, a source of energy
16 Apr 2017

IBM appoints Nipun Mehrotra as chief digital officer (CDO) for India

IBM has appointed Nipun Mehrotra as chief digital officer (CDO) for India, one of the first countries outside the US to have such a position, and marks the importance the country holds as IBM morphs into a platform
16 Apr 2017

Infosys appoints independent director Ravi Venkatesan co-chairman

Infosys Ltd on Thursday appointed independent director Ravi Venkatesan as co-chairman, a move seen as a step taken by the company board to end the public spat with the IT firm’s founders, mainly N.R. Narayana Murthy. Infosys
16 Apr 2017

Canada’s Liberal government goes ‘bold’ and ‘risky’ by legalization of marijuana

The Liberal government – as promised during the 215 election campaign – is moving ahead with legalizing recreational marijuana use for those 18 and older. It’s being called a “bold and risky social experiment” by many and
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