Kochi-based company develops India’s first underwater robotic drone

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India’s first underwater robotic drone developed at Maker Village here, which can send real-time video of ships and other underwater structures to help with their repair and maintenance, was launched on 14th September 2018. The first commercial remotedly operated vehicle (ROV)/ underwater drone, Eyerovtuna, was developed by EyeROV Technologies, a company incubating at Maker Village […]

G. Satheesh Reddy appointed as new DRDO chairman

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The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the appointment of Dr G Satheesh Reddy, Scientific Adviser to Raksha Mantri to the post of Secretary, Department of Defence Research & Development (DDR&D) and Chairman, Defence Research Development Organisation (DRDO) for a period of two years with effect from the date of assumption of charge or […]

Ballistic Missile Interceptor AAD Successfully Flight Tested

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DRDO conducted the successful test of the Ballistic Missile Interceptor Advanced Area Defence (AAD)  from Abdul Kalam Island, Odisha. The endo-atmospheric missile, capable of intercepting incoming targets at an altitude of 15 to 25 kms was launched against multiple simulated targets of 1500 km class ballistic missile. One target among simultaneously incoming multiple targets was […]

Technology for detecting contamination in water

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National Centre for Compositional Characterisation of Materials (NCCCM), has developed visual detection kits for detection of Fluoride, Chromium (VI) and Iron. The detection can be done in 5 minutes. Portable Visual Kits for detection of Fluoride, Chromium and Iron have been developed and technology for indigenous manufacturing of these kits is transferred to six private […]

কৃষি বিজ্ঞানী নিয়োগ পর্ষদের পুনর্গঠনে কেন্দ্রীয় মন্ত্রিসভার সায়

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প্রধানমন্ত্রী শ্রী নরেন্দ্র মোদীর পৌরহিত্যে কেন্দ্রীয় মন্ত্রিসভার বৈঠকে কৃষি বিজ্ঞানী নিয়োগ পর্ষদ (এএসআরবি)-এর পুনর্গঠনের প্রস্তাবে অনুমোদন দেওয়া হয়েছে। নবগঠিত এই পর্ষদে তিন জনের পরিবর্তনে চার জন সদস্য থাকবেন। এর মধ্যে একজন চেয়ারম্যান হবেন। তিন বছরের জন্য অথবা সদস্যদের ৬৫ বছর বয়স হওয়া পর্যন্ত (যেটি আগে হবে) সেই সময়কালের জন্য এই পর্ষদ কাজ করবে। স্বায়ত্ত্বশাসন, গোপনীয়তা, […]