Science and Technology Current Affairs (Page : 6)

  • Mridaparikshak - a digital 'Soil Testing Kit'

    Thursday, Feb 19, 2015

    Mridaparikshak - a digital 'Soil Testing Kit'

      Scientists have developed a digital Soil Testing Kit "Mridaparikshak" to help farmers figure out a way to improve crop productivity. The portable,

  • UK: first country to legalize creation of babies from three people

    Wednesday, Feb 04, 2015

    UK: first country to legalize creation of babies from three people

      Britain's 'Lower House' has passed a historic law which allow parents borrow a much healthier mitochondria from a donor woman to boost the immunity of

  • ICICI bank launches India's first contactless debit/credit cards

    Saturday, Jan 10, 2015

    ICICI bank launches India's first contactless debit/credit cards

      You may have used smartphones that you can control with your gesture - okay, no big deal there ! Now you can make payments the same way by using IC

  • Meet Unmanned Aerial Vehicle 'PANCHI'

    Saturday, Dec 27, 2014

    Meet Unmanned Aerial Vehicle 'PANCHI'

      Panchi, a light version of unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) Nishant with its own wheels, has successfully been flight tested by the DRDO. Key Poi

  • Solar powered tractor developed by engineering students

    Friday, Dec 19, 2014

    Solar powered tractor developed by engineering students

      Who says annual projects are meaningless and not worth the effort. A group of engineering students from Mailam Engineering College (Tamil Nadu) has

  • India's heaviest rocket 'GSLV-Mark III' successfully launched

    Thursday, Dec 18, 2014

    India's heaviest rocket 'GSLV-Mark III' successfully launched

      India gets another step closer to putting man in space on its own with the successful experimental launch of GSLV-Mark III.  Some five mi

  • Nine new species of Bush Frog show up in Western Ghats

    Wednesday, Dec 17, 2014

    Nine new species of Bush Frog show up in Western Ghats

      A team of Indian scientists headed by SP Vijayakumar and Kartik Shanker have stumbled upon 9 more new species of frogs in the rich biodiversity h

  • Government to create ecosystem of official apps

    Tuesday, Dec 16, 2014

    Government to create ecosystem of official apps

      Centre wants to digitize the way the government functions by creating an ecosystem of official apps. The platform - slated to be 'open source'

  • GSLV-Mark III: India's reply to put man in space ??

    Tuesday, Dec 09, 2014

    GSLV-Mark III: India's reply to put man in space ??

      India is taking baby steps towards putting man in space on its own. GSLV-Mark III, to be launched on 18th of this December, is an attempt in that

  • IIT-B develops advance membrane for dialysis patients

    Saturday, Nov 22, 2014

    IIT-B develops advance membrane for dialysis patients

      The costly and painful process of Dialysis is set to be a thing of the past. The futuristic IIT Bombay has developed a special membrane which will


Science and Technology Tidbits ( Nov 22, 2014 - Feb 19, 2015 )

  • Feb 19, 2015 Scientists have developed a digital Soil Testing Kit "Mridaparikshak" to help farmers figure out a way to improve crop productivity. - read more

  • Feb 19, 2015 Unmanned Aerial Vehicle to be used to verify insurance claims on ruined crops in Gujarat show

  • Feb 04, 2015 UK becomes the first country to legalize creation of babies from three people. - read more

  • Feb 02, 2015 NASA launches Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) satellite to observe soil moisture show

  • Jan 31, 2015 In a historic first; Trains flagged off remotely through telepresence. - read more

  • Jan 17, 2015 A British Mars probe 'Beagle 2' - lost since 2003 - rediscovered intact.   show

  • Jan 10, 2015 Planet hunter "NASA's Kepler Space Telescope" discovers its 1000 exoplanet.   show

  • Jan 07, 2015 India to build its own version of CERN on the Tamil Nadu-Kerala border.   - read more

  • Dec 29, 2014 Solar powered tractor developed by engineering students  - read more

  • Dec 29, 2014 Panchi, a light version of unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) Nishant with its own wheels, has successfully been flight tested by the DRDO.  - read more

  • Dec 22, 2014 Pakistan gets the Associate Member Status of the CERN (European Organization for Nuclear Research) - world's largest particle physics laboratory.   show

  • Dec 18, 2014 BSF installs Farheen LASER fencing - to prevent infiltration - in area of river Basantar, Bein Nallah, Karol Krishna and Paloa Nallah of the Jammu region.   show

  • Dec 18, 2014 India's heaviest rocket 'GSLV-Mark III' successfully launched. - read more

  • Dec 09, 2014 ISRO heaviest and mightiest rocket GSLV-Mark III to be test-flighted in the 3rd week of this month.   - read more

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