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Indian diaspora in the Gulf region deliberate on open science policy

New Delhi: The Indians from the Gulf region deliberated on the open science policy, fellowships and opportunities for innovators at the post-draft STIP consultation on Friday. Indian scientific diaspora, including academicians, thought leaders, stakeholders, members of Science India Forum,...

New ant species discovered

One of the species is named after Prof. Amitabh Joshi. Two new species of a rare ant genus have been discovered in India. The species of the ant genus Ooceraea found in Kerala, and Tamil Nadu adds to the diversity...

Improving Wheat Productivity, DST INSPIRE Faculty Fellow Shows the Way

New Delhi: We may soon have a wheat variety that does not lose its productivity under heat stress. Heat stress causes a dramatic reduction in yield and quality loss of wheat, the food crop that nurtures more than one-third of the...

Increasing Information Transfer with Ultra High Mobility Electron

New Delhi: Scientists at Institute of Nano Science and Technology (INST), Mohali (Punjab), an autonomous institution of Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India, have produced an ultra-high mobility 2d-electron gas (2DEG) at the interface of two...

Encouraging Local Language Content, NIXI Offers Free Domain

New Delhi: With an aim of proliferation of local language content, National Internet Exchange of India (NIXI) announced that it will offer a free IDN (Internationalized Domain Name) in any of their preferred 22 official Indian language along with...

Draft 5th National STIP Guided by Self-Reliance Vision to Position India Among Top 3 Scientific Superpowers

New Delhi: The 5th National Science Technology and Innovation Policy finalized and available for public consultation is guided by the broad vision of achieving technological self-reliance and positioning India among the top three scientific superpowers in the decade to...

North Atlantic disturbance that derails Indian monsoons

New Delhi: A planetary wave from the North Atlantic is capable of derailing the Indian monsoon on which the Indian economy is heavily dependent, suggests a study published in the journal 'Science'. The findings suggest that modelling efforts ought to...

Moon is behind methane emissions in Arctic Ocean

London: The total amount of methane in the atmosphere has increased immensely over the past decades, and while some of the increase can be ascribed to human activity, other sources are not very well constrained. It may not be very...

Robots may encourage risk-taking behaviour in people, finds study

London: Robots can encourage people to take greater risks in certain situations than they would if there was nothing to influence their behaviours, a new study reveals. "We know that peer pressure can lead to higher risk-taking behaviour. With the...

70 lakh Indians’ financial data leaked on dark web

New Delhi: The data of around 70 lakh Indian debit and credit cards holders – including personal details, phone numbers and email addresses – has been leaked on the dark web, media reported. Thankfully, though, the card numbers are not...
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National skills &entrepreneurship innovation conclave concludes

New Delhi/Thiruvananthapuram: The National skills &entrepreneurship innovation conclave concluded here on Friday. The two-day virtual conclave was a huge...
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Krishna Teja is the New CEO Smart City Thiruvananthapuram and Director Kerala Tourism

Thiruvananthapuram: V R Krishna Teja Mylavarapu, an IAS officer of 2015 batch is the new Director for Kerala Tourism and he also been given...

National Skill & entrepreneurship innovation conclave gets off to a flying start

New DelhiThiruvananthapuram: A virtual Skill @ entrepreneurship innovation conclave is organized by APAC News Network in association with the Department of Labour and Skills,...

Several states insist on negative Covid-19 report

Delhi: With a sudden rise in Covid-19 cases, several state governments are insisting that people entering their respective states need to carry a Covid-19...

Teachers storm Bengaluru roads over fee cut

Bengaluru: It is rare for teachers to go on a protest on the road but thousands of teachers of private schools in Bengaluru stormed...