sulabh swatchh bharat

Tuesday, 20-February-2018

five-hundred-villages-to-get-free-wi-fi

500 VILLAGES TO GET FREE WI-FI

5 weeks ago
In keeping with its reputation as the Silicon city of India, Bengaluru today can boast of free Wi-Fi being available at most of the tourist spots within the city. Now It has been extended to more areas and from December residents of 500 gram panchayats across the state began using Wi-Fi services to access the internet from the comfort of their homes. The state government initiative to provide 2,560 gram panchayats with free Wi-Fi was launched at the inaugural session of the Bengaluru Technology Summit on November 1  by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah. With more than 90 per cent of the state’s villages...
indias-scientific-voyage-of-two-thousand-seventeen

INDIA’S SCIENTIFIC VOYAGE OF 2017

8 weeks ago
ISRO’s Starstruck Achievements 104 Satellites successfully launched by ISRO In its thirty-ninth flight (PSLV-C37), ISRO’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle successfully launched the 714 kg Cartosat-2 Series Satellite along with 103 co-passenger satellites on the morning of February 15, 2017, from Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR, Sriharikota. This is the thirty-eighth consecutively successful mission of PSLV.  The total weight of all the 104 satellites carried on-board PSLV-C37 was 1378 kg. ...
milliongeniess-dreams-of--millions-of-genies

MILLIONGENIES’S DREAMS OF MILLIONS OF GENIES

8 weeks ago
There are a plethora of stories in our society on blood relations. Films have been made and counting the associated dialogues regarding blood relationships is practically impossible.  The other side of this coin is the presence of those who play their Holis with blood. Those who live like this, upon getting angry, make it imperative to either bleed or shed the blood of others. There’s even a saying in Hindi that roughly translates to -- the eyes bloodshot with anger. The biggest bane of our civilization is that while the world needs all the blood it can get to save lives, our civilization is more focused on the bloods...
environment-secretary-turns-to-whatsapp

ENVIRONMENT SECRETARY TURNS TO WHATSAPP

8 weeks ago
The Delhi Environment Department Secretary will sound an alarm on Whatsapp if Air Quality Index (AQI) crosses a particular mark, asking authorities to carry out pollution control measures, official sources said. “On the basis of AQI, an alarm will be triggered by the Secretary (Environment), GNCTD on Whatsapp. The follow-up action by authorities concerned is expected without delay,” an Environment Department communique said. The SOP (standard operating procedure) for controlling severe air pollution in Delhi asks city Municipal Corporations, Public Works Department, Delhi Development Authority and others to carry out...
first-ever-space-gallery

FIRST EVER SPACE GALLERY

10 weeks ago
A Space Technology Gallery, set up in an area of about 700 sq meters at the Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum (VITM) in Kasturba Road, Bengaluru, will be a major attraction for visitors. The gallery, the first of its kind in the country, will give a glimpse of space technology, especially India’s space programme. From Aryabhata, India’s first satellite, up to the indigenous shuttle, the air breathing Scramjet engine, and also the yet to be launched solar mission Aditya, the gallery has an impressive interactive display showcasing the variety of satellites developed by ISRO. Inaugurated by...
london-runs-on-coffee-literally

LONDON RUNS ON COFFEE, LITERALLY

10 weeks ago
Waste coffee grounds are now used to help power some of London’s buses, according to transport authorities. A biofuel created by blending oil extracted from coffee waste with diesel is to be added to the public transport fuel supply, reports the BBC. London-based technology firm bio-bean Ltd has said it has produced enough coffee oil to power one bus for a year. Transport for London (TfL) has increasingly turned to using biofuels to reduce transport emissions. Londoners create 200,000 tonnes of coffee waste a year, according to bio-bean. The company takes the used grounds from coffee shop...
new-species-develop--in-just-two-generations

NEW SPECIES DEVELOP IN JUST TWO GENERATIONS

11 weeks ago
A study of birds, which live on the Galapagos Islands in the Pacific Ocean, has shown direct genetic evidence that new species can arise in just two generations. The findings, published in the journal Science, are based on a study of a “strange” bird that arrived on a remote island in the Galapagos archipelago 36 years ago. “The novelty of this study is that we can follow the emergence of new species in the wild,” said B. Rosemary Grant from Princeton University in the US. The researchers said that the newcomer belonging to one species mated with a member of another species resident o...
innovative-ideas-of-yogesh

INNOVATIVE IDEAS OF YOGESH

11 weeks ago
The creative mind has no limitation and this has been proved by innovators time and again. Yogesh Kumar (47), an employee of AG office, Bihar, has the passion to create something new applying his scientific acumen. Though he does not have the have the required degrees in science or technical field but his creativity is above the bookish knowledge. He has made several electronic gadgets useful for day to day life. Now, he is working on providing sunlight in dark rooms. It’s not like that the solution provided by Vastu experts who tell customers to break the wall and make a window or apply a mirror to reflect the sun rays in...
tech-which-can-save-the-earth

TECH WHICH CAN SAVE THE EARTH

13 weeks ago
In   honour of — World Environment Protection and Conservation day on November 19th, a day to raise global awareness to take positive environmental action to protect nature and the planet earth here a list of some of the most useful and inspiring technological advances that are assisting conservation. Electric cars Corporations like Tesla, founded by the visionary -- Elon Musk are at the forefront of the era of green cars. Cars like the ones manufactured by Tesla Motors not only run on electricity but also get recharged ...
karnataka-to-use-nanotech-for-ecosystem-creation

KARNATAKA TO USE NANOTECH FOR ECOSYSTEM CREATION

13 weeks ago
The Karnataka government would create an ecosystem for bringing all stakeholders to use nanotechnology across verticals, including engineering, medicine, energy, transport and communication, said renowned scientist C.N.R. Rao here on Thursday. “Our endeavour is to create an ecosystem for bringing industry, research and academia on one platform with the state government support to use nanotechnology and nano science across verticals,” Rao told reporters at a preview of the “Bengaluru India Nano 2017”, here on December 7-8. Organised by the state Department of Information Technology, Biotechno...
nanotech-can-charge-phones-faster

NANOTECH CAN CHARGE PHONES FASTER

16 weeks ago
Finding it painful to wait for your smartphone to be fully charged? Relax, as researchers have designed novel energy-storage devices using nanotechnology that can charge your phone in seconds. Supercapacitors -- energy-storage devices -- are a promising, green alternative to traditional batteries, with benefits including improved safety and reliability, in addition to much faster charging.  However, existing commercial supercapacitors have been limited so far by their relatively low storage capacity. The novel design, detailed in the journal ACS Nano, roughly doubles the amount of electrical energy the rapid-c...
app-protection-against-gadgets-addiction

APP’T PROTECTION AGAINST GADGETS ADDICTION

17 weeks ago
In a scenario where the techy from Silicon Valley who had invented the “Like” button for Facebook giving up his hi-tech lifestyle, sans gadgets, or minimising them, when a child in south India has gone blind after using a smartphone for 24 hours, when several children in India committed suicide following Blue Whale, the tech scare has become more endemic than hard core drugs today. But here is some welcome news. Some tech firms in the Bengaluru are now coming up with innovative routers, apps, and devices that can help the parents and teachers  keep an eye on the content being browsed. One such inno...