Russia in talks with India for transfer of technologies in other fields

Russian nuclear corporation Rosatom is in talks with India on transfer of other nuclear technologies in other fields while the second 1,000 MW atomic power unit at Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu is expected to be commissioned soon, said a senior official.

Over 1,600 space applications revolutionised life: ISRO chief

More than 1,600 technologies, including the mega-pixel cameras and MRI machines, which were developed for space application, has revolutionised lives of common man, ISRO chief A S Kiran Kumar said Saturday.

Three Indian Americans win Intel Science Talent Search medals

Three Indian-Americans who won medals in the Intel Science Talent Search 2015, America's oldest and most prestigious pre-college science and math competition, met President Barack Obama at the White House with other finalists.
 

New Jaguar Land Rover tech to help avoid accidents

Jaguar Land Rover is developing a range of new technologies using sound, colour and touch inside the car to alert drivers and prevent accidents involving motorcycles and push-bikes.

Vital tips to overcome challenges in engineering careers

Emphasising the importance of multi-disciplinary skills in a globalised knowledge economy.

Controversial technologies may be needed to control climate change: Study

Technology can not only improve lives, it can also present us with numerous possibilities when it comes to dealing with climate issues.

India should develop new technologies: Scientific advisor

India should develop capacity for new technologies, rather than buying proven ones, which would become outdated anyway if they are not upgraded, cautioned R. Chidambaram, principal scientific advisor to the government of India.

NCR becoming e-waste dumping yard: Survey

The national capital region (NCR) is set become the world`s dumping capital for e-waste as it would generate an estimated 50,000 tonnes of this per annum by 2015, a study by an industry chamber said Thursday.

Beg, borrow or steal: IAF chief to scientists

"Beg, borrow or steal", was the advice IAF chief, Air Chief Norman Anil Kumar Browne, had for defence scientists.

Work on low-cost technologies for rural use: Deshmukh

Union Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh has said the focus of
innovators should be to reach out to the people in rural
areas with models which are locally appropriate.

Post Obama visit, India may get best of US tech

The goodwill generated by the US president Barack Obama`s recent visit to India may lead to this country getting some of the best US defence and other technologies.

Adaptation technologies should be public sector domain: Ramesh

Technologies that support
adaptation to the increasing impacts of climate change in the
area of water, health and agriculture must be in the domain of
public sector rather than private, India said on Tuesday.

Prez prods IITs to create technologies to face challenges

Asking the IITs to take lead in
creating efficient technologies to deal with
energy and security, President
Pratibha Patil on Saturday said they can play an important role in
mentoring innovators at the grassroots level.

DRDO to develop technologies to fight terrorists, insurgents

Against the backdrop of
increasing terror threats and insurgency, the DRDO today said
it has ventured into technologies to support security forces
in operations, including against nuclear, biological and
chemical attacks.

Wearable computers, 3D displays picked as key technologies

Wearable computers, 3-D displays
and "multipurpose" vaccines are expected to change everyday
activities in the next 10 years, a survey by a state-run think
tank in SKorea said.