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Bharat Electronics commissions real time train information system for Indian Railways
The system has been commissioned through the Centre for Railway Information System, under the technical guidance of Space Applications Centre at ISRO. RTIS provides real-time positional information of locomotives to the Railways. It facilitates automatic acquisition of train movement data, including that of arrival, departure and run-through timings, at the stations en route.
Cyient hires new VP of sales for its key Aerospace andDefense unit
Millard has over 20-years experience and in her new role will be responsib...
No turning point in sight as IMF predicts sluggish global growth
The IMF trimmed back its global growth forecasts, mostly due to a slowdown in India.
'Nehru promoted PM-led system of administration'
Nehru had 'personality-driven working style' and centralised power in the hands of bureaucrats.
Zydus & CMS enter pact for Desidustat in Greater China
The agreement is for Desidustat, a novel oral HIF-PH inhibitor for the treatment of anemia in patients with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) not-on-dialysis and for the treatment of anemia CKD patients on dialysis in Greater China, Zydus said in a statement. "Under the license agreement, CMS will pay Zydus an initial upfront payment," it added.
HDFC Bank to upgrade credit card systems
The instant card generation will initially be available only for existing customers but is likely to be extended to non-customers later. The new system will allow the users to file disputes by clicking photographs of charge slips and uploading them.
How IPC, CrPC changes will speed up India's criminal justice system
From diluting the right to file appeal and seek legal remedies in heinous crimes against women to making forensic evidence compulsory in cri...
Persistent Systems hold smart school hackathon, may work with Atal Innovation Mission
The event received 100 applications from students in Pune and Nashik, of which 40 ideas were finalised. The selected ideas are all at a prototype stage, which the students would further refine or modify over the course of the 12-hour event.
Will fix Internet Explorer security bug under attack: Microsoft
The vulnerability was first reported by US Homeland Security on Friday evening, although the issue is not limited to American devices. Overall, Microsoft said all supported versions of Windows are affected by the flaw, including Windows 7, which after this week will no longer receive security updates.
Transport ministry to help states set up vehicle tracking system
This comes after states made little progress in setting up these centres, which was to be done following a Supreme Court ruling that mandated all public transport vehicles to have vehicle tracking systems and emergency buttons. The features were mandated from January 1, 2019.
IIT Kharagpur develops AI system to read legal judgments
A team of researchers at the premier engineering institute’s Department of Computer Science and Engineering used a novel method to automate the reading of a legal document by using a more evolved Machine Learning technique.
Musk aims to send 10 lakh people to Mars by 2050
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk aims to send 10 lakh people to Mars by 2050 and in a series of tweets, has revealed how is he going to achieve the daunting task of colonising the Red Planet and make humans beings 'multiplanetary'.
RS panel suggests dedicated system to prevent online abuse of children
A dedicated mechanism to deal with online sexual crimes on children and changes in the definition of 'child pornography' under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act are some of the recommendations that a panel of MPs looking into the impact of child pornography is likely to have suggested.
RIP, Windows 7: Microsoft ends free security updates for operating system
Third-part applications like Google’s Chrome browser on Windows 7 will be supported till at least July 2021.
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