Panic Button Omen For Mobile users Fail Another Trial Deadline

New Delhi:The Central Government way back on 22nd April, 2016, had announced that all mobile phones manufactured in the country starting from January 1, 2017, must come equipped with a “Panic Button” for the safety of women.

The Ministry of Women and Child Development observed that in order to provide safety to women in distress situation, it is important to enable them to send out distress signal to a family member or the police authorities so that they can be rescued.

A woman in distress does not have more than a second or two to send out a distress message in the event of a physical/sexual assault. Hence after due deliberation, it was agreed to have a panic button installed in all the mobile phones being sold in the country.


Telecom Secy Says Telcos Have Committed Over Rs 74,000 Crore To Curb Call Drops

New Delhi: Leading telecom operators, including Bharti Airteland Reliance Jio, have committed to investing over Rs 74,000 crore to upgrade and expand their infrastructure to address the issue of call drops.

Telecom Secretary Aruna Sundararajan said,"Telecom operators raised issue of non-availability of sites for installing mobile towers along with some other problems.”

"Bharti Airtel said that they have invested Rs 16,000 crore on infrastructure and will be spending another Rs 24,000 crore. Reliance Jio has said that they will invest Rs 50,000 in installing 1 lakh towers in coming fiscal," Sundararajan told reporters after meeting senior officials of telecom companies.


India Home To 25% Of Engineers In World, Says The National Science Foundation Report

New Delhi:When it comes to producing Bachelors in Science Engineering, India is at the top of the world, a recent report has revealed. This news could be a positive indication for hundreds of Indian students, parents, and policy-makers. 

As per the numbers from a 2014 study, which was released now, India accounts for 25% of the estimated 75 lakh science and engineering bachelor's degrees awarded across the world in 2014, the maximum in the world, the report says.

 However, the US tops the charts in research and development spending and awarded the largest number of science and engineering doctoral degrees (40,000) in 2014, theannual Science and Engineering Indicators 2018 report of the National Science Foundation added.


As A French Firm Launches Unique Hydrogen Powered Bicycle; Let’s Know The Environmental Advantages Of Hydrogen Energy

New Delhi: A French start-up has become the first company to start factory production of hydrogen-powered bicycles for use in corporate or municipal fleets.

Pragma Industries, which is based in Biarritz, France and makes fuel cells for military use, has sold some 60 hydrogen-powered bikes to French municipalities including Saint Lo, Cherbourg, Chambery and Bayonne.

“Many others have made hydrogen bike prototypes, but we are the first to move to series production,” said founder and chief executive Pierre Forte.


Large Scale Air Purifiers Not JustImagination Anymore, Will Become Standard Equipment In Future

New Delhi:Last week, an experimental tower over 100 metres (328 feet) high in northern China supposedly brought a noticeable improvement in air quality, at least,according to the scientist leading the project.

The tower has been built in Xian in Shaanxi province and is undergoing testing by researchers at the Institute of Earth Environment at the Chinese Academy of Sciences.

A student studying environmental science at Shaanxi Normal University, also a few hundred metres from the tower, said the improvement was quite noticeable.