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Will Li-Fi replace Wi-Fi?

Will Li-Fi replace Wi-Fi?

In a recent pilot project, the Ministry of electronics and IT, successfully tested a technology called Li-Fi (Light Fidelity), which uses LED bulbs and light spectrum to transmit data at…

Amphibian species under threat in Western Ghats

Amphibian species under threat in Western Ghats

Several frog species are facing extinction threats in the Western Ghats mainly due to habitat loss caused by various activities such as deforestation and forest destruction. Over one-third of all…

Election Commission to be more active on FB, YouTube

Election Commission to be more active on FB, YouTube

The Election Commission (EC) will now put out all relevant public information on Facebook and YouTube as it announced a stronger presence on the two social media platforms. A ‘social…

S. Somanath takes charge as VSSC director

S. Somanath takes charge as VSSC director

Noted scientist S. Somanath took charge as Director of Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre in Thiruvananthapuram. He succeeds K. Sivan, who was appointed as ISRO Chairman recently. Somanath took charge at…

2017 sees warmest ocean on record: CAS

2017 sees warmest ocean on record: CAS

The temperature of oceans in 2017 reached a record high, putting the marine ecosystems in jeopardy, the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) said. Compared to 2015, the extra heat in…

India successfully test-fires Agni-5 ballistic missile

India successfully test-fires Agni-5 ballistic missile

India successfully test-fired its nuclear capable surface-to-surface ballistic missile Agni-5 – the most advanced missile in the Agni series with a strike range of over 5000 kms — from a…

Making efforts for innovation-friendly systems: PM

Making efforts for innovation-friendly systems: PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said his government is making efforts to create systems that are innovation-friendly to build an innovation-driven new India. Modi was speaking after he and his Israeli…

ISRO can deliver better with more resources: Kiran Kumar

ISRO can deliver better with more resources: Kiran Kumar

The Indian Space Research Organisation can do things at a much faster pace if given more resources, says the agency’s former Chairman AS Kiran Kumar. “Sometimes we feel that probably…

‘Chandrayaan-2’ mission on schedule: ISRO

‘Chandrayaan-2’ mission on schedule: ISRO

The Indian Space Research Organisation said the ‘Chandrayaan-2’ mission is on schedule and flight models are going through various tests. In ‘Chandrayan-2’, the country’s second mission to the Moon, ISRO…

India launches Cartosat 2 Series satellite, 29 others

India launches Cartosat 2 Series satellite, 29 others

India successfully launched weather observation satellite Cartosat 2 Series and 29 other spacecraft onboard its dependable Polar rocket from Sriharikota. The successful orbiting of the satellites by the Polar Satellite…