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Drone sector to add $3 billion to agriculture sector in 2023, benefit 10 crore farmers: Anurag Thakur

Chennai:6/12/22; India will become a hub of drone technology and India will require at least 1 lakh drone pilots by next year, says Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Shri. Anurag Singh Thakur.  He was addressing the gathering after flagging off the ‘Drone Yatra 2.0’, in Chennai today Technology is truly transforming the world at a rapid rate and it has ...

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10 million additional jobs can be created in electronics and BPO sector in two years’ time: Ashwani Vaishnaw

Newdelhi:30/11/22:The Minister for Communications, Electronics & Information Technology and Railways, Shri Ashwini Vaishnaw has said that 10 million additional jobs can be created in the electronics and Business Processing (BPO) sector in the coming two years, given the strides the start-up sector is making in the country. While inaugurating the National Level Start-up Initiative organized by the Software Technology Park ...

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Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has inaugurated Happiest Minds IT Development Centre

Bhubaneswar:24/11/22:  Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today inaugurated Happiest Minds IT Development Centre at Fortune Towers in Bhubaneswar. The new centre will further strengthen Odisha’s position as a technology resource hub of India. The Innovation Centre will have capacity for more than 1000 employees as the company is looking to expand its capacity to serve global clients out of India. ...

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Indian scientists find efficient way to quantify quantum entanglement in higher dimensional systems

Newdelhi:10/10/22:Experiments on the quantum entanglement (where several particles behave like a single unit even when they are separated), which received the Nobel Prize in Physics in 2022 has seen a major achievement by Indian scientists, who have found a simpler way to quantify the amount of entanglement in higher dimensional systems. The study could help potentially enable better assessment of ...

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Inviting comments on the draft Indian Telecommunication Bill, 2022

Newdelhi:22/9/22:The Ministry of Communications, Government of India had initiated a public consultative process to develop a modern and future-ready legal framework in telecommunications. In July 2022, a Consultation Paper on ‘Need for a new legal framework governing Telecommunication in India’ was published and comments were invited. Comments have been received from various stakeholders and industry associations. Based on the consultations ...

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Operational guidelines in respect of ‘License Fee’, ‘Platform Services’ and ‘Sharing of Infrastructure’ for DTH services in India.

Newdelhi:16/9/22:In furtherance of the amended DTH Guidelines issued on 30th December 2020; this Ministry has issued the operational guidelines for Direct To Home (DTH) services in India. These Guidelines provide the operational framework with respect to the payment of license fees, platform services (PS) channels and sharing of infrastructure by DTH operators. As regard the payment of license fee by ...

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Piyush Goyal Chairs progress review of Open Network for Digital Commerce

Newdelhi:30/8/22:Union Minister of Commerce and Industry, Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution and Textiles, Shri Piyush Goyal chaired a meeting to review the progress of Open Network for Digital Commerce (ONDC) today in New Delhi. It was apprised that since the alpha launch in 5 cities in April, ONDC has been testing with a closed user group for end-to-end execution ...

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An anti-pollution helmet developed by a Delhi-based startup can help 2-wheeler riders breathe clean air

New Delhi: 22/8/22:An anti-pollution helmet developed by a Delhi-based startup can help 2-wheeler riders breathe clean air. The helmet developed by Shellios Technolabs has a Bluetooth-enabled app that lets the rider know when the helmet requires cleaning. The startup received seed funding from the Department of Science and Technology (DST) and was incubated at Science and Technology Entrepreneur Park (JSSATE-STEP) ...

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Scientists formulate model to trace elusive exo-moons from JWST data

Newdelhi:18/8/22:Scientists have developed a model to trace the so far elusive exomoons – natural satellites that revolve around exoplanets (planets orbiting stars other than the Sun) with the help of the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), launched in December 2021. This may also help detect habitable exo-moons in the future and understand new worlds beyond our own. So far, five ...

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C-DOT signs agreement with Galore Networks for collaborative development of end-to-end 5G Radio Access Network

Newdelhi:24/6/22:Centre for Development of Telematics (C-DOT) is keen on building robust partnerships with various stakeholders of indigenous 5G ecosystem including local industry and start-ups. C-DOT has continued to lay great emphasis on evolving a well-coordinated collaborative framework that supports multiple 5G partners for healthy competition amongst key 5G players in an output-driven and target-oriented environment. In furtherance of its endeavour ...

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