Tag: Current Affairs of 29 October 2017

New artificial intelligence system can predict earthquakes

  Scientists have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) system to successfully predict earthquakes, an advance that may help prepare for natural disasters and potentially save lives. Researchers from University of Cambridge in the UK and Boston University in the US have claimed that they have developed an artificial intelligence system to successfully predict earthquakes in

Karnataka signs MoU with Microsoft for technology oriented solutions to farmers

  The Karnataka Government has announced signing of a MoU with Microsoft Corporation India Private Limited with an intention to empower small holder farmers with technology-oriented solutions that will help them increase income. The solutions would use “ground-breaking”, cloud based technologies, machine learning and advanced analytics. The Memorandum of Understanding will experiment with Karnataka Agricultural Price Commission and Department of Agriculture

Ministry of External Affairs launches “#AsktheSpokesperson” for better awareness and understanding of foreign policy

  The Ministry of External Affairs has launched a new initiative titled “#AsktheSpokesperson” on Twitter with an objective to bring better awareness and understanding of foreign policy issues to general public. The inaugural session of #AsktheSpokesperson initiative was held on October 27, 2017 on the Ministry’s official Twitter handle @MEAIndia. Out of numerous queries received,

French Minister for Armed Forces Visit to Western Naval Command

  A thirteen member delegation headed by H.E. Mrs Florence Parly, French Minister for the Armed Forces visited Mumbai. During the visit, H.E. Mrs Florence Parly interacted with Vice Admiral Girish Luthra, the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Western Naval Command. Aspects related to maritime security cooperation, bilateral exercises, ship visits, training, equipment, technology and professional exchanges