Turkey-based former Kashmiri journalist Mukhtar Baba, the alleged mastermind behind threats to journalists in the Valley, has openly admitted to having submitted a proposal to Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Cell (JKLC) for furthering Pakistan’s secessionist agenda in Indian Kashmir. During a Twitter Spaces discussion, Baba purportedly said he handed over a detailed plan to the
A group of students of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras launched its first electric formula racing car in Chennai on Monday, announcing that the driverless version of the racer will be ready by 2025. The electric racing vehicle has been fully designed, manufactured, and tested by the students’ group Team Raftar in the last one year.
What if India has such a vehicle that can run like a car on roads, effortlessly manoeuvre on bumpy terrains and can climb rocks like a man? Imagine the might such an automatic vehicle would add to the Indian armed forces and attract demands from across the world. The artificial intelligence (AI)-powered vehicle is in
Indian tech start-up Avay Biosciences has launched ‘Mito Plus,’ an indigenous state-of-the-art bio 3D printer that can print human tissues. Bioprinting is a method of tissue replication that uses ‘bioinks’ which are engineered to print artificial living tissues like skin used during bioprinting. Bioprinting temporarily or permanently supports and nurtures living cells. The first prototype of Mito
The Indian government on Friday released the much-awaited draft of the Digital Personal Data Protection Bill, which provides for penalties of up to ₹250 crores for non-compliance and constitutes a regulatory body. It allows the storage of data in certain trusted countries. The draft bill has been released for public view and consultations. The bill
As conversations around climate change came into focus in wake of COP27 in Egypt, there is a lot of guesswork on how our cities would look if the world fails to achieve net zero carbon emission by 2050. How would our beautiful Taj Mahal look like? Well, a recent study conducted using artificial intelligence (AI) by
Four startup ventures led by students of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi have won a grant of ₹50 lakhs each under the Endowment Nurture Fund initiative launched by the IIT Delhi Endowment Management Foundation, institute administration said. Startups Circle, Bag-It, Onpery, and I-Stem are founded and helmed by students of the institute. While Circle,
The New Indian Assistant Editor Subham Tiwari caught up with Padma Bhushan awardee Indian billionaire Senapathy ‘Kris’ Gopalakrishnan, co-founder of IT giant Infosys, on the sidelines of the 8th convocation of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Jodhpur on Saturday, November 13. Gopalkrishnan, who is recognised as a global business and technology thought leader for his
In a first of its kind in India, joint bachelor’s degrees were awarded to as many as six students by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Jodhpur and AIIMS, Jodhpur in medical technologies, a stream introduced by the institute to explore high-end tech solutions to some complex issues in the healthcare sector.