Technology Archive

29 May 2017

Defence Minister inaugurates DRDO’s Aeronautical Test Range

Union Defence and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday inaugurated the Defence Research and Development Organisation’s (DRDO)’s new Aeronautical Test Range (ATR) here. He said Challakere is well suited to house an ATR, as such strategic facilities
28 May 2017

Apple Opens First Official Store in South East Asia at Singapore

Apple has opened its first Official Store in Southeast Asia at Singapore’s upmarket shopping district. Apple expects this store to be one of the most of the most popular stores in the world. Most of the earnings for Apple
28 May 2017

Construction starts on World’s Largest Telescope, ELT in Chile

Construction works for building Extremely Large Telescope (ELT) has commenced in Chile. After completion, the Extremely Large Telescope will become the world’s largest optical telescope which will be five times larger than the top observing instruments that are in use today. The telescope will be constructed at
28 May 2017

NASA’s Juno Mission reveals Jupiter’s deep secrets

The first science results from Nasa’s Juno Mission were revealed on 25 May 2017 by National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Juno captured the images which portray Jupiter, the largest planet in the Solar System, as a
28 May 2017

Green flag to country’s first e-vehicle public transport

Marking the third anniversary of the Narendra Modi government, Union surface transport minster Nitin Gadkari along with chief minister Devendra Fadnavis flagged off taxi aggregator Ola’s e-vehicle (EV) services in the city. Nagpur, which is the home
27 May 2017

Government tweaked Startup definition, benefits to now flow for 7 years

The Union Government on 25 May 2017 introduced minor changes to the startup definition, saying a business not older than seven years will now qualify for benefits under the Startup India Action Plan. Earlier, companies which were
27 May 2017

Indian flights to soon provide in-flight Wi-Fi Net access

The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has sent a revised proposal that will enable in-flight access to voice, data and video services. Confirming the same, the Civil Aviation Secretary R N Choubey stated that the DoT has sent
26 May 2017

Rajan Anandan appointed as Chairman of IAMAI on 25 May 2017

Rajan Anandan, Google India’s Managing Director, was on 25 May 2017 appointed as the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI). Anandan will succeed FreeCharge co-founder and Chairman Kunal Shah, who took the position in January 2016.
26 May 2017

BSNL launches satellite phone service using Inmarsat

State-owned BSNL on Wednesday started satellite phone service through INMARSAT which will be initially offered to government agencies and later opened for others citizen in phased manner. The service will cover areas where no networks are present
26 May 2017

Govt launches eSanad for online document verification

The Human Resource Development Ministry and the External Affairs Ministry launched an online verification portal eSanad to make the document verification process easier for students who planning to study abroad. The Central Board of Secondary Education’s (CBSE) academic
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