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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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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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