Category: Tech

How Small town girl Nallathambi Kalaiseelvi become the first woman to head India’s top scientific body

Senior scientist Nallathambi Kalaiseelvi was on Saturday appointed as the Director General of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), the first woman to head a consortium of 38 research institutes across the country. Known for her work in the field of lithium-ion batteries, Kalaiseelvi is currently the Director of CSIR-Central Electrochemical Research Institute

ISRO launched AzadiSat small satellite launch vehicle, SSLV-D1 successfully

ISRO, Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) today launched its Small Satellite Launch Vehicle SSLV-D1. It was launched at 9:18 am from the Satish Dhawan Space Center in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh. The SSLV-D1 rocket carried Earth Observation Satellite EOS-02 and Azadisat, another small satellite developed by the student team of Space Kids India. ‘AzadiSat’ consisting of

Kerala man Thamarakshana travels to Europe with family – on the plane he made himself

London-based Ashok Aliseril Thamarakshan, a native of Alappuzha, Kerala, has successfully built a four-seater airplane in a project that took around 18 months to complete. Thamarakshana and his wife, along with their two daughters, now use their home-made airplane to travel to Britain and Europe. Germany, Austria and the Czech Republic are among the countries

Nitin Gadkari inaugurates India’s first hydrogen-powered car

India’s Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday inaugurated a pilot project for hydrogen-based Advanced Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle (FCEV). Union ministers Hardeep Puri and Raj K Singh were also present at the inauguration ceremony. The objective of this project is to spread awareness about Hydrogen, FCEV technology, and its benefits

Elon Musk says Starlink internet service is ‘active’ in Ukraine

Billionaire Elon Musk says satellite broadband service is available in Ukraine because Russian attacks disrupt the internet. SpaceX billionaire Elon Musk says the company’s Starlink satellite broadband service is available in Ukraine and SpaceX is sending more terminals to the country, whose internet has been disrupted by Russian aggression. “Starlink service now active in Ukraine.

Five firms submit INR 1.53 lakh crore proposal to set up semiconductor, display plants

The government has received proposals from five companies for setting up electronic chip and display manufacturing plants with an investment of Rs 1.53 lakh crore, an official statement said on Saturday. In addition, SPEL Semiconductor, HCL, Sirma Technology and Valencani Electronics have registered for semiconductor packaging and Ratonsha International Rectifier has registered for compound semiconductors.