Scientists create world’s first 3D-printed human corneas

Scientists from Newcastle University, UK have created world’s first 3D printed human corneas (3D printed thin protective film over eye) that could solve problem of shortage of available eye donors and help millions of blind people gain sight again. Cornea is outermost layer of the human eye. Its key function is to focus vision. It Read More…

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Government launches India’s first ever guidelines for Adventure Tourism

The Union Ministry of Tourism for first time issued guidelines for Adventure Tourism in India in an effort to make adventure sports safer. These guidelines were launched Minister of State for Tourism (Independent Charge) K. J. Alphons in New Delhi. In past few years, adventure tourism has grown rapidly India. It has been playing vital Read More…

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INDOPACOM: US Pacific Command renamed as Indo-Pacific Command

United States has renamed its oldest and largest stragically important military command US Pacific Command (PACOM) to Indo-Pacific Command (INDOPACOM). The decision was taken in recognition of growing importance of Indian Ocean in US strategic thinking. The Trump administration already has renamed Asia Pacific as Indo-Pacific and identified India as one bookend of the region. Read More…

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Mission Raftar: Ministry of Railways organizes one day workshop to raise speed of trains

Ministry of Railways conducted one day workshop Mission Raftaar aimed at raising average speed of freight trains and coaching trains in New Delhi. The workshop was inaugurated by Minister of State (MoS) for Railways Rajen Gohain and Chairman of Railway Board Ashwani Lohani. It was attended by all members of Railway Board along with General Read More…

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IRTC Next Generation e-Ticketing System: Ministry of Railways launches new user interface

Union Ministry of Railways has launched new user interface of its Next Generation e-Ticketing (NGeT) System on Indian Railway’s Online Travel Portal (www.irctc.co.in). Through NGeT system, Indian Railways new online ticket booking system provides user-friendly, easy and fast way of booking rail tickets by automating journey planning and purchase of tickets. It was launched as Read More…

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4th International Yoga Day Celebrations main event to be held in Dehradun

The Union Ministry of AYUSH has announced that main event of 4th International Yoga Day celebrations (IDY-2018) will be held on 21 June 2018 at Dehradun, capital city of Uttrakhand. Key Facts The event is going to be Mass Yoga Demonstration that will attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Three places- Forest Research Institute (FRI), Read More…

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