Daily Archive: Sunday, June 4, 2017

4 Jun 2017

Researchers at IIT Kharagpur Develops AmbuSens

Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur has developed a wireless technology called AmbuSens for remote monitoring of condition of those patients who are ferried in ambulances. Salient Highlights AmbuSens will help in wireless monitoring of various physiological conditions of patients who
4 Jun 2017

SEBI Constitutes Committee on Corporate Governance

Market Regulator SEBI has formed a Committee on Corporate Governance under the chairmanship of Uday Kotak, the executive vice chairman and managing director of Kotak Mahindra Bank. The move is aimed at improving the standards of corporate governance of listed companies. 
4 Jun 2017

Samsung Signs MoU to Set Up 2 more Tech Schools

Samsung India has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) for setting up two new Samsung Tech Schools in Bengaluru and Jamshedpur as well as to renew the partnership for
4 Jun 2017

Ganeshan Neelakanta Iyer, 1st Indian to be in inducted in ITTF URC

Ganeshan Neelakanta Iyer has become the first Indian to be nominated as a member of the Umpires and Referees Committee (URC) by International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF).  He will serve for a term of two years which is
4 Jun 2017

NASA is all Set to Launch First Ever Mission to Study Neutron Stars

NASA is all set to launch the world’s first ever mission devoted for studying neutron stars. NASA will  launch the Neutron Stars Interior Composition Explorer, or NICER, aboard a Falcon 9 rocket. The NICER will be installed aboard
4 Jun 2017

UN security council Expands Sanctions against North Korea

The UN security council has unanimously passed a resolution expanding targeted sanctions against North Korea after the latter launched its ninth ballistic missile test of the year. This is the first such resolution which is agreed upon by the United States and
4 Jun 2017

Vizianagaram bags MGNREGA Annual National Award

The Ministry of Rural Development has selected Vizianagaram as one among the 17 districts for MGNREGA annual award. The award will be given to Vizianagaram for its effective implementation of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act during
4 Jun 2017

NASA to launch Sounding Rocket to release Radiant Artificial Clouds

NASA will launch the Terrier-Improved Malemute sounding rocket into the space that will release blue-green and red artificial clouds. The launch is expected to support space studies. The launch which was originally scheduled for May 31 eventually got delayed due to
4 Jun 2017

Second Scorpene Class Submarine Ready for Sea Trials

The second Scorpene class submarine, INS Khanderi, which was launched earlier this year, has been made ready for surface sea trails. The development was announced by Defence Minister Arun Jaitley who wrote a congratulatory tweet to the
4 Jun 2017

Indian-Origin Leo Varadkar to be next Ireland Prime Minister

Ireland’s governing Fine Gael party elected Leo Varadkar as its new leader on Friday, choosing the gay, 38-year-old son of an Indian immigrant to succeed Enda Kenny as prime minister in a striking sign of the country’s
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