Indigenous stealth drone makes maiden flight from test range in Karnataka

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully conducted the maiden flight of its “Autonomous Flying Wing Technology Demonstrator” from the Aeronautical Test Range, Chitradurga, Karnataka on Friday. “Operating in a fully autonomous mode, the aircraft exhibited a perfect flight, including take-off, way point navigation and a smooth touchdown,” … Read more

India’s first indigenous mRNA vaccine Gemcovac-19 likely to be available soon

Gennova Biopharmaceuticals, a subsidiary of Emcure Pharmaceuticals, announced that its mRNA vaccine – Gemcovac-19 – against Covid-19 received the Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) from the office of the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI). Gemcovac-19 is the very first mRNA vaccine developed in India and only third mRNA vaccine … Read more

DCGI approves indigenous mRNA Covid jab for emergency use in adults: Report

The Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) has approved two doses of Pune-based Gennova Biopharmaceuticals’ mRNA Covid-19 vaccine for restricted use in emergency situations for beneficiaries aged above 18 years age group. It is for the first time ever that this vaccine remains stable during storage even at 2-8 … Read more

India’s first indigenous mRNA vaccine likely to be available soon

Soon India may have its first indigenous mRNA vaccine that is stable at 2-8 degrees Celsius as the expert panel advising the Central Drugs Standards Control Organisation (CDSCO) has green-signalled Gennova Biopharma’s mRNA vaccine candidate for Covid19. The Subject Expert Committee (SEC) has recommended granting the Emergency Use Authorisation … Read more

Ecuador indigenous protests carry on despite small concession

Breadcrumb Trail Links PMN Business Author of the article: Reuters Alexandra Valencia Article content QUITO — Ecuador’s government on Thursday acquiesced to a demand of indigenous demonstrators who have held 11 days of protests, giving them access to a cultural center, but violent confrontations at marches continued. Disquiet over prices for fuel, food and other … Read more

Indigenous groups say UN declaration improving relations with Canadian mine operators

Breadcrumb Trail Links Mining Commodities Communities ‘finally have a voice’ on how projects impact their lands The Diavik Diamond Mine in the Northwest Territories is working with Indigenous groups as it prepares to close the mine in 2025. Photo by Diavik Diamond Mine Article content First Nations leaders involved in two Canadian mining projects say … Read more

Dornier 228: India’s first indigenous commercial flight

The deafening noise of Dornier 228 aircraft completely drowned the sound of clapping at Assam’s Dibrugarh airport on 12th of April. But it didn’t stop those at the airstrip from cheering. On-board the 17-seater aircraft were Aviation minister Jyotiraditya Scindia and Union law minister Kiran Rijuji — who were flying … Read more

As Australia votes, indigenous people call for debate on rights By Reuters

5/5 © Reuters. Gwenda Stanley, an Indigenous Australian of Gomeroi descent, stands by a campfire at the Aboriginal Tent Embassy, a site of protest since 1972, in Canberra, Australia, May 4, 2022. Picture taken May 4, 2022. REUTERS/Loren Elliott 2/5 By Praveen Menon CANBERRA (Reuters) -Activists at one of the world’s longest-running protests for the … Read more

As Australia votes, indigenous people press call for inclusion in constitution By Reuters

5/5 © Reuters. Gwenda Stanley, an Indigenous Australian of Gomeroi descent, stands by a campfire at the Aboriginal Tent Embassy, a site of protest since 1972, in Canberra, Australia, May 4, 2022. Picture taken May 4, 2022. REUTERS/Loren Elliott 2/5 By Praveen Menon CANBERRA (Reuters) – Activists at one of the world’s longest-running protests for … Read more

Govt sets timeline to launch first indigenous commercial chipsets by 2024

The government has set a timeline to commercially roll out the first indigenous chipsets by 2023-24 under the Digital India RISC -V programme launched on Wednesday, Union minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar said on Wednesday. The Minister of State for Electronics and IT said that the Digital India RISC-V (DIR-V) programme aims … Read more