Daily Archive: Sunday, May 7, 2017

7 May 2017

World’s fastest camera records five trillion frames per second

World’s fastest film camera can ‘capture’ light. We all know that according to Einstein’s theory, nothing can travel faster than the speed of light in a vacuum that makes it difficult to capture. But, now researchers at
7 May 2017

eVIN Project of Health Ministry becomes global best practise in immunisation

eVIN (Electronic Vaccine Intelligence Network) is an indigenously developed technology system in India that digitizes vaccine stocks and monitors the temperature of the cold chain through a smartphone application. The innovative eVIN is presently being implemented called
7 May 2017

Forex Reserves Touch Life Time High of $372.73 billion

According to the Reserve Bank of India’s weekly statistical supplement, India’s foreign exchange, Forex reserves have increased by $1.594 billion to touch a lifetime high of $372.73 billion in the week that ended on April 28. The
7 May 2017

Assam declared as Disturbed Area Under AFSPA for 3 More Months

The government has declared the entire Assam as a disturbed area under the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act for another 3 months. As per the notification, the entire Assam besides bordering areas of Meghalaya has been declared
7 May 2017

Kashmir based Saqib Majeed has bagged 2016 Wisden-MCC Cricket ‘Photograph of the Year’ Award

Kashmir based freelance photographer Saqib Majeed has bagged prestigious 2016 Wisden-MCC (Melbourne Cricket Council) Cricket ‘Photograph of the Year’ for capturing a stunning image of boys playing cricket at the Nishat garden in the outskirts of Srinagar. With
7 May 2017

Reserve Bank of India tightens Rules for Joint Lenders’ Forum (JLF)

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has tightened the rules around making the Joint Lenders’ Forum (JLF) more effective, directing banks not to break any rules and to meet all deadlines. The RBI has said that any
7 May 2017

China’s C919 Passenger Jet completed its Maiden Flight

China’s home-grown C919 passenger jet has completed its maiden flight. China’s C919 is a symbol of China’s ambitions to take market share from Boeing and Airbus in the lucrative global jet market estimated to be worth $2 trillion
7 May 2017

Justice Leila Seth: First Woman Chief Justice of a State High Court Passed Away

Justice Leila Seth who became the first woman Chief Justice of a State High Court has passed away at the age of 86. She has also received the distinction of becoming the first woman to top the
7 May 2017

Indian Origin Scientists Elected Fellows of UK Royal Society

Three Indian Scientist have been elected as the Fellows of The Royal Society, a premier scientific academy of the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth, for their “outstanding contributions to science“. Eminent scientists, engineers and technologists from or
7 May 2017

Last dinosaur species to survive on Earth discovered!

The fossil of one of the last living African dinosaur was discovered in a phosphate mine in northern Morocco. The species, Chenanisaurus barbaricus, is reportedly one of the last ones to have survived on Earth before an
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