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India conducts successful test of Ballistic Missile Interceptor AAD

New Delhi, Aug 2 (IBNS): India on Thursday conducted the successful test of the Ballistic Missile Interceptor Advanced Area Defence (AAD) at 11:30 am from Abdul Kalam Island in Odisha. 

Hyperloop gains traction worldwide

Transportation pioneers in the United States and India have converged on a sustainable, futuristic solution -- the hyperloop, a high-speed pod in a vacuum tube travelling at airplane speed. Yanqi Xu and Brooke Vaughan from USA and Souryaprokas Bhaduri and Maiyankini Bose from India report

Centre for Science and Environment urges global intervention to stop unregulated dumping of used vehicles in Africa and South Asia

New Delhi, July 23 (IBNS): Delhi-based think tank Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), in a new global study -‘Clunkered: Combating Dumping of Used Vehicles - A roadmap for Africa and South Asia’, has lifted the lid on the dark underbelly of a large-scale global trade in old and used vehicles from high income to low and middle income countries of Africa and South Asia.

Birmingham and Haryana sign agreement on clean cold for India

Birmingham, May 17 (IBNS): The University of Birmingham and the State Government of Haryana have signed an agreement to advance the use of ‘clean cold’ technology in India and help meet rising demand for cooling sustainably.

14 of world's 15 most polluted cities belong to India: WHO report

New Delhi, May 2 (IBNS): India has 14 out of 15 most polluted cities in the world in terms of PM 2.5 concentrations, the WHO global air pollution database released in Geneva for 2016 early on Wednesday revealed.

UK and India research partnership reaches £400 million: UK Science Minister

London, Apr 18 (IBNS): Science Minister Sam Gyimah on Wednesday announced that as part of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the UK, the latter country will continue to grow its already strong research partnership with India with tech-focused investments that focus on issues of global importance including agriculture, clean energy, global health and the environment.

Earthquake jolts parts of Jammu and Kashmir

Srinagar, Jan 31 (IBNS): An earthquake of magnitude 6.1 struck Kashmir on Wednesday afternoon, however, no loss of life was reported.

BrahMos missile tested successfully, first in world

New Delhi, Nov 22 (IBNS): BrahMos missle, which was fired from IAF's Sukhoi 30-MKI, has been tested successfully, media reports said.

UK-India science ministers announce joint research projects to address shared challenges

London, Nov 2 (IBNS): UK Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation Jo Johnson and Indian Minister of State for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences Y S Chowdary together announced new UK-India joint research projects and saw high-impact current Research Councils-India collaborations succeed at the first ever Newton Prize award ceremony at the National Science Centre in New Delhi.

Cabinet approves MoU between India and Israel on National Campaign for Water Conservation in India

New Delhi, June 28 (IBNS): The Union Cabinet in its meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday approved signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Israel on National Campaign for Water Conservation in India.

GSLV successfully launches South Asia Satellite

Sriharikota, May 5 (IBNS): India's Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-F09) successfully launched the 2230 kg South |Asia Satellite (GSAT-9) into its planned Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit (GTO) on Friday.

New research network to address critical environmental challenges in India

London, Mar 3 (IBNS): Researchers from the University of Leicester have been funded to set up a new international research network with the Indian Institute of Technology- Kanpur (IIT-Kanpur) to assess the impact of climate on agriculture in the Indo-Gangetic Plain (IGP) and the associated greenhouse gas emissions.

India to become Associate Member State of CERN

Geneva/Mumbai, Nov 21 (IBNS): CERN Director General, Fabiola Gianotti, and Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission and Secretary of the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) of the Government of India, Sekhar Basu signed an Agreement on Monday admitting India to CERN as an Associate Member.

India welcomes landmark HFC Agreement at Kigali

New Delhi, Oct 15 (IBNS): India joins the nations of the world in lauding the Hydroflurocarbon (HFC) Amendment to the Montreal Protocol, agreed to at the 28th Meeting of Parties at Kigali, Rwanda.

GSAT-18 Satellite launch: PM Modi congratulates ISRO

New Delhi, Oct 6 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday congratulated ISRO following their successful launch of the GSAT-18 satellite.