Technology

Swacch Twitter Abhiyaan: Musk Fires ‘Anti-India’ Parag, Gadde

After officially closing the deal to purchase Twitter, billionaire Elon Musk terminated the employment of top executives like chief executive officer (CEO) Parag Agrawal and legal affairs and policy chief Vijaya Gadde. Twitter chief financial officer Ned Segal was also fired immediately, reported Reuters quoting people familiar with the matter. As per the report, the …

Twitter Cracks Up As WhatsApp Goes Down

Meta-owned instant communication app WhatsApp is reportedly facing  issue. WhatsApp users in India are currently unable to send and receive messages. Outage detection website DownDetector confirmed that WhatsApp is not working for thousands of users. As per the website’s map the majorly affected hot spots are major cities like Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata and Lucknow, apart …

Historic: ISRO To Launch 36 Satellites On Board Its Heaviest Rocket

In a historic first, India is all set to launch 36 broadband communication satellites on board its heaviest rocket launcher vehicle named LVM3-M2 in the intervening night of Saturday and Sunday. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will launch satellites of London-based OneWeb from Sriharikota spaceport in Andhra Pradesh. It will be the first satellite …

LPU’s Modern Shield Can Save Hundreds Of School Kids Every Year

A staggering number of young lives are lost in school bus accidents in India due to reasons ranging from drunken driving to technical glitches. Hardly a day passes when we do not read reports about kids being killed in road accidents while being ferried to school. As many as 16 kids were killed in Andhra, 23 …

Now, You Can Feel Texture Of Images On Your Smartphone

In a technological innovation that could transform the way you interact with smartphones, Indian researchers have developed a new touchscreen display technology which enables users to feel the texture of images as their fingers move across the touch surface. Existing touchscreens can only sense your location of finger touch. Developed by researchers at the Indian …

IIT Roorkee’s Solution Can Save You From Cancer & Diabetes

Scientists at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee have developed a simple and affordable point-of-use technology that can remove arsenic – one of the most common water pollutants – and heavy metals from contaminated water. The consumption of arsenic-contaminated water has also been associated with cardiovascular disease and diabetes. Arsenic tends to cause negative …

DRDO’s Electromagnetic Railgun Fires Up To 200-Km, No Gunpowder

The Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) is working on creating the weapons of the future. In this regard, they have started initial preparations for making an Electromagnetic Railgun. This is a cannon that can fire up to a distance of 200 kms. It is a deadly weapon that will come in handy for the …

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