India’s ranking in global S&T indices continue to rise

India’s ranking in global S&T indices continue to rise

29-12-2021 

The year 2021 brought some unprecedented challenges for humankind. DST and its autonomous institutions geared themselves up to help India deal with the challenges. The department also implemented the lessons learnt last year through COVID-19 pandemic…

GoI launches a manned scientific submersible deep ocean exploration

GoI launches a manned scientific submersible deep ocean exploration

16-12-2021 

Under the Deep Ocean Mission launched by the Government of India, a manned scientific submersible has been proposed to be developed for deep ocean exploration. The project is named as Samudrayaan. National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT), an…

Indian Mathematician receives Ramanujan Prize for Young Mathematicians from Developing Countries

Indian Mathematician receives Ramanujan Prize for Young Mathematicians from Developing Countries

11-12-2021 

Professor Neena Gupta, a mathematician at the Indian Statistical Institute in Kolkata, has been awarded the 2021 DST-ICTP-IMU Ramanujan Prize for Young Mathematicians from developing countries for her outstanding work in affine algebraic geometry…

Department of Biotechnology launched a ‘One Health Consortium’ to be implemented by ICMR

Department of Biotechnology launched a ‘One Health Consortium’ to be implemented by ICMR

10-12-2021 

The aim of this consortium is to study the prevalence of ten selected zoonotic diseases (throughout the country) and five transboundary animal diseases (mainly from northeast boundary states) and analyse risks so as to provide forewarning to stakeholders.…

Mahindra-owned Pininfarina designs an uber cool tractor, not for India though

Mahindra-owned Pininfarina designs an uber cool tractor, not for India though

04-12-2021 

The Mahindra-owned Pininfarina is renowned for designing some of the most impressive exotic and performance cars in the world. The Batista supercar, in fact, is all set to even hit production lines. But while Batista is built for performance, Pininfarina…

India launches aerial delivery of Covid-19 vaccine through Octacopter drones

India launches aerial delivery of Covid-19 vaccine through Octacopter drones

29-11-2021 

Launching the first-of-its-kind Drone driven aerial delivery facility to transport COVID vaccine, as well as Emergency Medicines to inaccessible and difficult areas in a short span of time, Union Minister for Science & Technology, Dr Jitendra…

SWADESH, World’s First Multimodal Brain Imaging Data and Analytics, Developed at DBT-National Brain Research Centre, Haryana

SWADESH, World’s First Multimodal Brain Imaging Data and Analytics, Developed at DBT-National Brain Research Centre, Haryana

27-11-2021 

DBT-National Brain Research Centre (DBT-NBRC) have recently developed project SWADESH, a unique brain initiative focusing on certified neuroimaging, neurochemical, neuropsychological data and analytics that are made accessible to researchers for managing…

Science Ministers from India and UK discuss Green Energy collaboration

Science Ministers from India and UK discuss Green Energy collaboration

26-11-2021 

Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Science & Technology; Minister of State (Independent Charge) Earth Sciences; MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh held an online meeting with the…

Daily home-based meditation can help patients recover from mild Alzheimer : Study

Daily home-based meditation can help patients recover from mild Alzheimer : Study

25-11-2021 

A recent study by Indian researchers has shown that a six-month daily home-based meditation can increase the amount of grey matter in brains of patients with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) or those with mild Alzheimer’s disease.  Meditation,…

New State of Monster Black Hole Detected 5 Billion Light Years Away

New State of Monster Black Hole Detected 5 Billion Light Years Away

25-11-2021 

Indian Astronomers have found an active galaxy in a very bright state with 10 times more X-ray emission than normal, equivalent to more than 10 trillion Sun, and located 5 billion light-years away that could help probe how particles behave under intense…