Science & Tech

‘Ancestors Of Some Nepalese Ethnic Groups Came From India, Burma, Tibet’

The maternal ancestry of Nepal is a mixture of South Asian and East Asian populations, as per an international study, which also said that some ethnic groups — especially Newar and Magar — derived their ancestry from Myanmar, Tibet, and India. A team, led by K Thangaraj, director of CSIR-Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology

President Murmu Inaugurates Supercomputer Facility At IIT Guwahati

President Droupadi Murmu on Thursday inaugurated a supercomputer facility, ‘Param Kamrupa’ and a laboratory for the design and development of high-power microwave components at IIT Guwahati.

PM Flags Off Improved Version of HP-Delhi Vande Bharat Train

Fourth Vande Bharat train that has been introduced in the country is an advanced version compared to the earlier ones, being much lighter and capable of reaching higher speed in shorter duration

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

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