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Technology and its Influence on Education

Technological advancements have been instrumental in making our lives convenient and easy by simplifying a lot of tasks. None can shy away from the fact that the way technology has advanced in the fields of science, medicine and education, our lives have become significantly better and easier. Education is one field where effective use of technology has revolutionized the way education is being received and impa...

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Statutory Order under section 69 of IT Act

Statutory Order (S.O.) dated 20.12.2018 by Union Home Secretary states that, "In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 69 of the Information Technology Act, 2000 (21 of 2000) read with rule 4 of the Information Technology (Procedure and Safeguards for Interception, Monitoring and Decryption of Information) Rules, 2009, the Competent Authority hereby authorises the follow...

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National Challenge for Youth “Ideate for India- Creative Solutions using Technology”

“Ideate for India - Creative Solutions using Technology”, a National Challenge for Youths that will help inculcate innovation skills in youth and equip all students to utilise technology for the betterment of their communities and the society at large, was launched by Minister for Electronics & IT, Law & Justice, Ravi Shankar Prasad, on Thursday 6 De...

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Deep Sea Submergence Rescue Vehicle Inducted into Indian Navy

Indian Navy's first flyaway Deep Sea Submarine Rescue System, the most advanced system currently in operation globally, developed to maximise the chances of successfully rescuing the crew of a distressed submarine, was formally inducted by Admiral Sunil Lanba, Chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee and Chief of the Naval Staff, at the Naval Dockyard, Mumbai on Wednesday 12 December 2018 .Acquisition...

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Telemedicine Nodes for Emergency Medical Support to Soldiers Posted in High-Altitude

Telemedicine Nodes for Emergency Medical Support to Soldiers Posted in High-Altitude

Telemedicine, one of the unique applications of Space Technology for societal benefit, will now enable medical consultation between soldiers deployed at the Siachen glacier and medical echelons or levels of medical care in the rear, as an MoU has been signed ...

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India-Seychelles Strategic Convergence is Reinforced Resolve to Secure Their Oceanic Space

India and Seychelles agreed to work together on Assumption Island project based on each other's rights and signed multiple MoUs in the fields of data sharing, culture, information technology and education on June 25, 2018, during six-day visit to India of President of Seychelles, Danny Antoine Rollen Faure, from June 22. Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that India is offering USD 100 milli...

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India-U.S. ‘2+2’ Ministerial Dialogue for Signing of COMCASA

Inaugural India-U.S. ‘2+2’ Ministerial Dialogue, the new dialogue format that was decided by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and U. S. President Donald Trump in their first meeting in Washington DC in June 2017, has paved the way for signing of COMCASA, Communications Compatibility and Security Agreement, meant to provide a legal framework for the transfer o...

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Zoji La – the Smart Tunnel for Economic & Socio-Cultural Integration

Zoji La Tunnel, an engineering marvel as first of its kind on such tough terrain, situated at an altitude of 11578 feet on Srinagar-Kargil-Leh highway, where temperatures fall to -45 degrees, will be India’s longest road tunnel and Asia's longest bi-directional underground road to be built almost 400 metres beneath the existing highway. Currently, Ladakh remains cut-off from the rest of India fr...

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Mohanpura Project for Agriculture, Domestic & Industrial Uses

Mohanpura Irrigation Project that includes a dam and a canal system would facilitate irrigation of agricultural land in Rajgarh district and benefit 727 villages in Madhya Pradesh was dedicated to the Nation by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday June 23, 2018. This ₹3866 crore would irrigate 1.25 lakh hectares of land and provide drinking water to over 400 villages. Prime Minister...

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Index to Assess & Improve Management of Water Resources

Composite Water Management Index (CWMI) Report prepared by NITI Aayog, keeping in view the criticality of water for life, has been released by Nitin Gadkari, Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Water Resources and Dr. Rajiv Kumar, Vice Chairman, NITI Aayog, on June 14, 2018. According to the CWMI report, based primarily on data supplied by States, 70% of the water resources ...

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