Technology Current Affairs - 2019

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26th Mela of Ladakhi-Kisan-Jawan-Vigyan Mela inaugurated in Leh

The 26th Ladakhi-Kisan-Jawan-Vigyan Mela was recently inaugurated by Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh in Leh, Jammu and Kashmir. It was organised by Leh-based Defence Institute of High Altitude Research (DIHAR) of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). About Defence Institute of High Altitude Research (DIHAR) It is constituent laboratory of DRDO. It was established in Read More…

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Government and IIT-Delhi signs MoU to set up a Centre of Excellence for Waste to Wealth Technologies 

To commemorate 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on 2 October 2019, the Office of Principal Scientific Adviser (PSA) to Government of India and Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IIT Delhi) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in a move to come together and to bring best of science and technology to implement waste management Read More…

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India’s Education Technology Start-Up Bags Global Tech Prize

India’s education technology startup ‘Dost Education’ has bagged a $25,000 Next Billion Edtech Prize 2019 along with two other winners from Tanzania and Egypt. Ubongo (Tanzania) and PraxiLabs (Egypt) were the other two winners. Dost Education Dost Education was awarded for its ability to empower parents to take charge of their child’s early education by Read More…

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World Autism Awareness Day 2019

The World Autism Awareness Day 2019 was celebrated on April 2nd with the theme ‘Assistive Technologies, Active Participation’. The theme highlights the integral role technology plays in the development of people with any form of disability including autism. Technology is not only important for development it also ensures that people with disabilities enjoy their basic Read More…

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OSDMA bags SKOCH Award

The Odisha State Disaster Management Authority (OSDMA) has bagged the SKOCH Award, 2018 for its remarkable achievements in the field of disaster management. The award was presented at the 56th SKOTCH Summit held at New Delhi. The SKOCH Award is being presented since 2003 to individuals and institutions having done meritorious works in the field of governance, Read More…

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Inclusive Internet Index 2019

The Inclusive Internet Index 2019 was prepared by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) for Facebook. The ‘Inclusive Internet’ score was based on the scores of availability, affordability, relevance and readiness categories. The 2019 Index evaluated 100 countries, representing 94 per cent of the world’s population and 96 per cent of global GDP. Findings of the Read More…

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State of Talent Acquisition 2019 Report: Key Facts

The State of Talent Acquisition Report by the Mercer-Mettl’s highlights the following important facts: India Companies are expected to raise their hiring budgets by 34 per cent and volumes by 31 per cent in 2019. Due to this increase in hiring the companies are expected to raise their hiring budgets by at least 34 per cent compared to 20 per Read More…

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