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UPSC Engineering Service Exam 2019

UPSC ESE 2019: Approximately 581 posts in various departments — civil engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, electronics and telecommunication engineering categories would be filled through the UPSC examination. Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has begun its online application process from 26 September 2018 onwards for Engineering Services Exam 2019. Candidates who have engineering degree can…
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National Sports Awards 2018

The National Sports Awards 2018 were officialy announced on Thursday. The full list of National Sports Awards winners was released by Press Information Bureau (PIB) on their official website. As expected, Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli and weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu will receive the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award- India’s highest sports honour. Kohli will…
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EyeROV TUNA, India’s first underwater robotic drone

India’s first underwater robotic drone which can send real-time videos of ships and other underwater structures to help with their repair and maintenance, was launched on September 14, 2018 and handed over to the Naval Physical and Oceanographic Laboratory (NPOL) of DRDO. The first commercial Remotedly Operated Vehicle (ROV)/underwater drone, named EyeROV TUNA, was developed…
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India Approves MOU on Joint Blockchain Research with BRICS Members

The Cabinet of the Union of India has approved a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on collaborative research of distributed accounting technology (DLT), local newscast ANI reported September 12. The Council of the Union is the supreme decision-making body in India of cabinet ministers and led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The MOU, which is a…
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India, France sign MoU to form working group for Gaganyaan Mission

India and France on September 6, 2018 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to constitute a working group for Gaganyaan Mission, India’s first manned space mission. The announcement regarding the same was made at the 6th Bengaluru Space Expo by French space agency CNES President, Jean-Yves Le Gall. Key highlights • The French space agency…
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BEL bags contract to supply 7 long range surface-to-air missile systems to Indian Navy

Indian state-owned aerospace and defense company Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) announced on September 5 that is has been awarded a $1.28 billion contract from Indian shipyards Mazagaon Dock Shipbuilder Limited (MDL) and Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers (GRSE) to deliver seven Barak 8 long-range surface-to-air missile systems (LRSAM), also referred to as and Barak LR,…
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Dr B.K. Misra named for 2018 Dr B.C. Roy National Award as eminent medical person of the year

Mumbai-based eminent neurosurgeon Dr B.K. Misra was named for prestigious Dr B.C. Roy National Award for year 2018 as Eminent Medical Person of the Year. It is highest medical honour of India and will be bestowed upon him by President Ram Nath Kovind in July 1 , 2019 on the occasion of National Doctors Day.…
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INS Vikramaditya for first time to be fitted with marine hydraulic system

India’s solitary plane carrying warship INS Vikramaditya out of the blue will be fitted with marine water driven framework to help the air tasks of the ship. It will be fitted with two marine water powered frameworks whose specialized terms pass by “GS-1MF” and “GS-3”. Key Facts Marine water powered frameworks GS-1MF and GS-3 will…
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HAL becomes first PSU to transact on TReDS Platform

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited(HAL), an Indian state-owned aerospace and defence company, has become the first PSU to transact on TReDS by executing first digitized invoice discounting transaction on RXIL TReDS platform accepting the digital invoice uploaded by Narendra Udyog, a Nasik based MSME (micro category) vendor. The transaction was financed by Bank of Baroda and since…
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Asian Games 2018

#India have won seven medals (3 #gold, 2 #silver and 2 #bronze) in the first two days of the 2018 Asian games. After adding one gold and third silver on the third day India now looking to add more medals to its tally. Teenager Saurabh Chaudhary wins 10m air pistol gold Vinesh Phogat Becomes the…
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