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Comfortable face mask designed by CeNS could encourage public to use it for long hours


Bangalore:23/5/20: A team of researchers at Centre for Nano and Soft Matter Sciences (CeNS), Bangalore, an autonomous institute of the Department of Science and Technology, have developed a cup-shaped design (patent filed) of the mask that helps to create enough space in front of the mouth while speaking. It has been transferred to a Bangalore based company for mass production. ...

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STPI celebrated 4th Anniversary of Digital India

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Bhubaneswar, 1st July 2019: On the eve of 4th Anniversary of Digital India, Software Technology Parks of India organized digital shows and a formal talk show among the scribes on 1st July 2019 at STPI and IIT campus, Bhubaneswar for befitting them the growing aspect of digital development in Odisha. Digital India is a flagship programme of the Government of ...

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Suresh Prabhu launches Mobile App ‘ReUnite’


Newdelhi:29/6/18;Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu today launched a mobile application called ReUnite which helps to trackandtrace missing and abandoned children in India. Speaking on this occasion the Minister appreciated the work being done by the NGO,BachpanBachaoAndolan&Capgemini for developing this app. The Minister said that this effort to reunite parents whose children have gone missing ...

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Disability Communications Expert Calls for Universal Design


Mumbai:28/6/18;Universal Design provides choice, makes digital media accessible to all: this was the invocation made by Dr. P. J. Mathew Martin, ESA (Mass Media) & Course Coordinator, Post Graduate Diploma in Media & Disability Communication (PGDMDC) Course, Department of Outreach & Extension Services, Ali Yavar Jung National Institute of Speech and Hearing Disabilities (Divyangjan) today. He said this at a presentation ...

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Odisha 19-year old B. Tech student Soumya Ranjan Behera selected to attend Google I/O 2018, held in Mountain View


Bhubaneswar:24/5/18; Udacity, the global lifelong learning platform, made the dreams of young Bhubaneswar resident and Udacity Nanodegree student come true by sending him to attend Google’s annual developer conference, Google I/O 2018, held in Mountain View, early this month. SoumyaRanjan Behera  had enrolled for Udacity Front-End Web Developer courses under the Google-Udacity Scholarship for Front End Developers in India and ...

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Sushant Singh Rajput to promote BHIM app, Women Entrepreneurship Platform


Newdelhi:24/5/18;NITI Aayog and Sushant Singh Rajput have decided to collaborate towards promoting two major initiatives of NITI Aayog, promotion of BHIM and the Women Entrepreneurship Platform. As part of its larger mandate to promote digital payments across the country, the NITI Aayog has been successfully driving the digital payments campaign in India, wherein it collaborates with youth leaders and public ...

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Cabinet approves provision of mobile connectivity in Left Wing Extremism Areas:18 District of Odisha inducted


Newdelhi:23/5/18;The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the “Universal Service Obligation Fund [USOF]” supported scheme to provide mobile services at 4072 tower locations identified by MHA in inhabited uncovered areas affected by Left Wing Extremism [LWE] of 96 districts in 10 States for Phase-ll project.  The total project cost would be Rs.7,330 Crore.   Newdelhi:23/5/18;This ...

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Live social media session on Startup India with Suresh Prabhu


Newdelhi:17/5/18;Minister of Commerce and Industry and Civil Aviation Shri Suresh Prabhu in a live session on social media answered aspiring and existing entrepreneurs who had pressing questions on Startup India and the support which they could expect from the government on 16th May. Wednesday between 4:30 pm and 5pm. Participants used the hash tag #AskPrabhu to put their questions across ...

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DNA data banks to be set up at national, state level to store profiles


Newdelhi:13/5/18;DNA data banks will be set up at the national and state level to store profiles, and those who leak the information stored in such facilities will be punished with a jail term of up to three years, according to a draft bill on DNA technology being finalised by the law ministry.The draft bill also states that all DNA data ...

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Suresh Prabhu launches digital platform for MSME Exporters


Newdelhi:17/4/18;The Minister of Commerce & Industry Shri Suresh Prabhu launchedthe FIEO GlobalLinker- a digital platform for MSME exporters to digitise their businesses and join a global community of growing businesses today in New Delhi. The Minister congratulated Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) for coming out with the interesting idea. He said that this initiative will help in expanding India’s ...

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