Science, Health & Technology Updates
Student Internship Programme under the Atal Innovation Mission
A student internship programme was announced by the mission under NITI Aayog with IBM India Private Limited on October 11, 2018.
Space Science Centre in Jammu
A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the Indian Space Research Organisation and Central University of Jammu on October 11, 2018. This was for the establishment of the Satish Dhawan Centre for Space Science at the university.
Draft of the National Policy on Electronics 2018 Released
The draft was released by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology on October 10, 2018. The policy aims for a turnover of USD 400 billion in the domestic electronics manufacturing industry by 2025.
Last Scientific Paper by Stephen Hawkings
The last paper by the noted physicist on 'Black Hole Entropy and Soft Hair' was posted online by his colleagues at Harvard and Cambridge, earlier this month. Hawkings completed and submitted this paper 10 days before his death on March 14, 2018.
Emergency Landing by the Soyuz Rocket
Following a booster failure during lift-off, the two man crew of the Soyuz MS-10 spacecraft were forced to make an emergency landing on October 11, 2018. NASA astronaut Nick Hague and Russian cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin aborted the rocket in their capsule that was launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
86th Indian Air Force Day Celebrated
The Indian Air Force Day was celebrated on October 8, 2018.