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India News : Six New IITs and one upgrade to IIT
on 2016/5/25 16:22:00

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today granted ex-post facto approval to the Amendment to The Institutes of Technology Act, 1961 for incorporation of six new IITs at:
- Tirupati (AP)
- Palakkad (Kerala)
- Dharwar (Karnataka)
- Bhilai (Chhattisgarh)
- Goa
- Jammu (J&K)
- ISM, Dhanbad to an IIT (upgrade)

The approval will bring six new Indian Institutes of Technology within the ambit of The Institutes of Technology Act, 1961 and declaring them as the institutions of national importance. The above Amendment is also for conversion of ISM, Dhanbad into an IIT by bringing it into the ambit of the Institutes of Technology Act, 1961 and also declaring it as an institute of national importance.

India News : S2S Ballistic Missile "Dhanush" launched
on 2012/10/5 18:01:33

350 Km Range Surface-to-Surface Ballistic Missile “Dhanush” Successfully Launched
Dhanush, the India’s 350 km range Surface-to-Surface ballistic missile was successfully launched today at 11:25 A.M from a naval ship off the coast of Balasore, Odisha. The missile was launched by India’s strategic forces command. It was a text book launch meeting all the mission objectives. Dhanush, developed by DRDO, is India’s short range (350 km range) strategic ballistic missile capable of being launched from naval ships.
[PIB: DM/HH (Release ID :88208)]

National : Vice Admiral DK Joshi Will be the Next Navy Chief
on 2012/6/5 22:00:00

The Government has appointed Vice Admiral DK Joshi, presently Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief (FOC-in-C) Western Naval Command, as the next Chief of the Naval Staff with effect from afternoon of August 31, 2012. The present Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral NK Verma retires from service on Aug 31, 2012.

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Science & Technology : World IPv6 Launch Day
on 2012/6/5 21:51:39


Today, the traditional communication networks are undergoing a big change and are converging into packet based Next Generation Networks (NGN) which run on Internet Protocol (IP). The Internet Protocol is basically a communications protocol used for relaying packets of data across a network. The current version of the Internet Protocol IPv4 is about 27 year old l having many limitations. It is to be replaced by Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) to overcome the limitations.

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Science & Technology : Giant Black Hole Kicked Out of Home Galaxy
on 2012/6/4 22:20:02

WASHINGTON — Astronomers have found strong evidence that a massive black hole is being ejected from its host galaxy at a speed of several million miles per hour. New observations from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory suggest that the black hole collided and merged with another black hole and received a powerful recoil kick from gravitational wave radiation.

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