Technology Archive

24 Mar 2017

ISRO creates history by commissioning world’s third largest hypersonic wind tunnel

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on 20 March 2017 commissioned the world’s third largest hypersonic wind tunnel at Thiruvananthapuram’s Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC) in Kerala. ISRO Chairman AS Kiran Kumar commissioned two facilities at the
24 Mar 2017

IIT-Kharagpur to get supercomputing facility under National Supercomputing Mission

The Indian Institute of Technology-Kharagpur is set to receive a supercomputing facility that is several times faster than normal computers. The facility will have a capacity of 1 Peta Flop — significantly higher than the regular system
24 Mar 2017

Digital payment application Samsung Pay launched in India

Samsung Electronics on Wednesday launched a mobile payment service that enables consumers to pay for products and services by simply waving their smart phone near a cash register. With Samsung Pay, consumers don’t have to swipe a
24 Mar 2017

Airtel acquires Tikona 4G business for ₹1,600 crore

The ongoing consolidation in the telecom space has forced Tikona Digital Networks to sell its 4G spectrum to Airtel seven years after acquring it. Though both companies declined to share the financial details, investment banking sources pegged
24 Mar 2017

South Indian Bank introduces Aadhar-based payment app

To promote cashless digital transactions, South Indian Bank has introduced Aadhar-based payment in its UPI mobile application- SIB M-Pay.Unified Payment Interface enables all bank account holders to send and receive money from their Smartphone without entering the
23 Mar 2017

NASA to send its next-gen atomic clock to Space to guide space crafts and astronauts

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has made a key advance in future human space exploration by developing the world’s first next-generation atomic clock for deep space missions. The clock has been developed by engineers at
23 Mar 2017

Union Cabinet approves MoU between CERT-In USA on partnership for Cyber Security

The Union Cabinet, presided by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on 22 March 2017 was apprised of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) and the US Homeland Security Department on
23 Mar 2017

Indian Space Research Organization commissions two major facilities at VSSC

ISRO today commissioned two major facilities– a Hypersonic Wind Tunnel and Shock Tunnel– at the Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre(VSSC) here as part of its continuous and concerted efforts to minimise cost of access to space. ISRO Chairman
22 Mar 2017

ICICI Bank launches new app Mera iMobile for rural customers

ICICI Bank has launched the Mera iMobile app, which is designed as a one stop shop for a range of digital services for rural customers. The application allows electronic transfer of funds through multiple payment mechanisms, provides
22 Mar 2017

Scientists discover five new sub-atomic particles using LHC at CERN

Scientists using Large Hadron Collider accelerator (LHC) at CERN (European Organisation for Nuclear Research) have discovered a new system of five particles all in a single analysis. This discovery is unique as observing five new states all
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