Monthly Archives: March 2018

Varanasi gets rid of overhead electric wires.

Based on inputs by Shahid Kazi Varanasi, has been able to dismantle its overhead power cables dismantled, 86 years after the city first got electricity. Under the Indian government’s Integrated Power Development Scheme (IPDS), state-owned electric utility company Powergrid has successfully laid 16 square kilometers of underground lines in Varanasi which will serve around 50,000 consumers. Referring to the city’s

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ISRO to build ‘lunar habitats’ as residences on moon

Based on inputs by Shahid Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has started work on developing ‘lunar habitats’ for residence on moon. These structures will resemble igloos and will be developed in the coming years. The organisation plans to send robots and 3D printers to the Moon to build them, using Moon’s soil and other material. ISRO‘s Satellite Centre (Isac) director

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10K CCTV cameras with Artificial Intelligence (AI) for women safety in Bengaluru

Based on inputs by Shahid The Union ministry for women and child development has approved Rs 667 crore for Bengaluru under Nirbhaya funds to provide safety for women in public spaces and transport systems. To make best use of technology for women safety, 10,000 CCTV cameras powered with Artificial Intelligence (AI) will be installed in the city.The IT capital is

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Diu becomes first Union Territory to run 100 per cent on solar power energy.

Diu has become the first Union Territory of the country to run 100 per cent on solar power energy. The installation of solar power plants has resulted in significantly reducing the power loss which was earlier faced when the UT consumed electricity supplied from the power grid owned by the Gujarat government. Diu has a total area of 42 square

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HAL-RTOS is the first indigenous RTOS developed in India

Based on inputs by Shahid India’s Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has carried out the first flight of a Hawk-i advanced jet trainer fitted with an indigenously developed real-time operating system (RTOS), called HAL-RTOS. The development of HAL-RTOS is a big boost, because Avionics systems in India are currently developed using commercial RTOS procured from foreign suppliers. The import of the

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