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US Sanctions Indian Firm For Trading Oil From Iran

US Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control has imposed sanctions on an Indian firm Tibalaji Petrochem Private Limited for reselling petrochemical products, imported from sanction-rigged Iran.

This New Cement Can Help India Meet CO2 Goals

Researchers from India, Switzerland, and Cuba have developed new cement which needs 20 per cent less energy and emits 40 per cent less Carbon dioxide (CO2) in its production. Limestone Calcined Clay Cement (LC3) is blended cement incorporating Portland cement clinker, calcined kaolinitic clay and limestone, in combination with gypsum. The extent of cement clinker …

India Announces 5G Roll-Out From Oct 1

India has announced the rollout of 5G services from October 1 to become one of the few countries in South Asia to achieve this feat in the telecommunication sector. The fifth generation of telecom services will be launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Indian Mobile Congress (IMC) to be held in Pragati Maidan, …

New Telecom Bill To Prevent Cyber Fraud: Ashwini Vaishnaw 

The new Telecom Bill 2022 will help restrict cases of cyber fraud in the country, underlined Ashwini Vaishnaw, communications, and electronics and information technology minister, said on Friday

Climate Action Not Challenge, But Opportunity For India: Amitabh Kant

Stressing that climate action is not a challenge for New Delhi, former NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant on Friday said that India will become the first country to be industrialized without carbonizing. “For India, climate action is not a challenge, but an opportunity,” said Kant, who is also India’s Sherpa to G20, at the 9th …

IIT Jodhpur’s 2 New 4-Yr BS Programs To Make Students Future Ready

To cater for the growing need and demand for modern technologies, the Indian Institute of Technology, Jodhpur has announced to launch of new engineering-linked four-year BS (bachelor in science) programs in Chemistry and Physics with specialization. The institute has designed new programs to make students ready for global technology demands. The programs will impart fundamental …

IIT Guwahati Incubates 42 Startups In Robotics, Oil, Clean Energy

In a major boost to Startup India, as many as 42 startups in the field of robotics, IT, water, oil sector, and biotechnology have been incubated by the Technology Incubation Centre (TIC) of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Guwahati. The centre provides technical support, business mentoring, a soft loan facility and space for new …

DST Launches Dashboard To Improve Efficiency, Transparency

Union minister Dr Jitendra Singh on Thursday launched a digital dashboard for monitoring projects, schemes and scholarships funded by the Department of Science and Technology (DST) to ensure their effective implementation. “Through the dashboard, details of each of the schemes and programmes for any group in every State can be accessed on a real-time basis …

India-Qatar Hold Virtual Talks For GI Products

In its endeavour to promote the export of agricultural products inherent to India, the central government organised a Virtual Networking Meet for Agri and Food GI products in association with the Embassy of India, Doha and IBPC Qatar.

Partnership With Diaspora To Make India Developed: Goyal

The partnership between India and its diaspora all over the world will truly help us fast-track the country’s journey to being a developed nation, said Union commerce minister Piyush Goyal in Los Angeles, US.