Category: Science & Tech

Cabinet approves MoU on blockchain by Exim Bank

The Cabinet approved an agreement on collaborative research on distributed ledger and blockchain in context of the development of digital economy by Exim Bank with the participating member banks under BRICS Interbank Cooperation Mechanism. The ex-post facto approval for the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was given by the Cabinet chaired Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Distributed

BEML launches India’s first 205T Electric Drive Rear Dump Truck

BEML Limited, a defence public sector company, has launched an indigenously designed and developed country’s first 205T Electric Drive Rear Dump Truck (Model BH205-E), with an objective of strengthening the ‘Make in India’ initiative. This new rear dump truck is expected to address the growing demand for higher capacity equipment in the mining industry. BH205E,

BARC’s ‘Apsara’ reactor recommissioned after 9 yrs

The country’s oldest research reactor ‘Apsara’, which was shut down permanently in 2009 for revamp, has been recommissioned with a higher capacity. It was recommissioned after upgradation. The reactor came into existence in August 1956 and was utilised for various experiments including neutron activation analysis, radiation damage studies, forensic research, neutron radiography, and shielding experiments.