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Giant stadium-sized asteroid hurtling towards the Earth: All you need to know

1 day ago
The giant asteroid is expected to fly past Earth on Saturday, July 24 in Europe, which would be early morning on Sunday, July 25 in Indian Standard Time.

Jeff Bezos to fly into space today for 11 mins: Where to watch launch live stream?- All you need to know

3 days ago
Jeff Bezos will be accompanied by Wally Funk, an 82-year-old pioneer of the space race, Mark Bezos, his brother, and an 18-year old student, Oliver Daeman. The group will travel in a capsule with the biggest windows flown into space, offering stunning views of the Earth.

Monkey B Virus- All you need to know

Jul 19, 2021
The 53 years old male vet in China started showing the early onset symptoms of Monkey B Virus, a month after he had dissected two monkeys in early March.

What is Pegasus spyware? How and what it can do? Can you detect it? – Explainer of the Day

Jul 19, 2021
Last time in 2019, Israeli spyware Pegasus was allegedly used to spy on activists, journalists, senior government officials, and lawyers across 20 countries, including India. Read all you need to know about Pegasus.

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh launches AI-powered grievance management application

Jul 16, 2021
The AI-Powered app will automatically handle as well as analyse the complaints of the people. It will also reduce human intervention, save time, and will bring more transparency to their disposal.

What is UV-C technology that will be used in Parliament to counter COVID-19?

Jul 15, 2021
The UV-C Disinfection Technology creates a relatively safer indoor environment amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Read all you need to know what UV-C disinfection is and if it is effective on coronavirus.

Google Meet puts a time limit on group video calls – All you need to know

Jul 14, 2021
Google has put a 60-minutes limit on Google Meet group video calls with three or more participants for free users with personal Gmail accounts. Read all you need to know.

High-Speed solar storm may hit Earth today; What will be the impact and how it originates?

Jul 13, 2021
The high-speed solar storm can also lead to a blackout of high-frequency radio communication nearly for an hour in a vast area. It can also cause interference with the mobile phone signal, GPS navigation, and satellite TV.

Sirisha Bandla becomes second Indian-born woman to fly to space: All you need to know!

Jul 12, 2021
Sirisha Bandla was one of the six crew members aboard Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic flight, which flew to the edge of space before returning to the Earth. 

Virgin Galactic's Richard Branson becomes first billionaire to fly into space – All You Need to Know

Jul 11, 2021
Virgin Galactic’s Richard Branson – 1st Billionaire to Fly into Space: On 11th July 2021 – British Bllionaire Richard Branson took off from a base in New Mexico aboard ‘VSS Unity’ - a space plane specially developed by Virgin Galactic. Branson flew nearly to the edge of space i.e. about 290,000 feet or 55 miles (89 kilometers) above the Earth. Get Details Here

WHO to take decision on Covaxin's EUL listing in August first week

Jul 11, 2021
WHO has so far approved COVID-19 vaccines belonging to Pfizer-BioNTech, AstraZeneca- SK Bio/SII, Johnson & Johnson Janssen, Moderna and Sinopharm for emergency use.

COVID-19 Lambda Variant: All you need to know!

Jul 7, 2021
Even as the Delta Variant of SARS-CoV-2 continues to drive the rise in fresh infections all over the world, another variant, Lambda, is also increasingly being seen by scientists and health experts as a new emerging threat.

Matsya Setu app: Online Course Mobile App launched for fish farmers: Know all about it!

Jul 7, 2021
The Matsya Setu app will offer species-wise or subject-wise self-learning online course modules for the fish farmers. 

ISRO to help parliamentary panel to implement satellite TV Classrooms for school students

Jul 5, 2021
The satellite TV Classrooms will broadcast school-based educational programs and students will be able to take advantage of it in the cluster rooms. With this, the issue of smartphone and data connectivity will also be resolved, particularly in rural areas.

Indian scientists awarded grant to develop mRNA vaccine technology 

Jul 5, 2021
The grant is expected to support the team in their research for developing for the first time in India the technology platform and reagents required to design, make and test novel mRNA vaccines.

Government launches 6 tech innovation platforms for globally competitive manufacturing

Jul 5, 2021
The platforms will help in bringing all India’s technical resources and the concerned industry onto one platform to kick start and facilitate the identification of technology problems faced by the domestic industry and crowdsource the same.

MIT, Harvard researchers develop novel face mask to detect COVID-19

Jul 2, 2021
Researchers at the Harvard University and MIT have developed a novel face mask that can detect if the wearer has COVID-19 within about 90 minutes. Read all you need to know.

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