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World’s first hybrid ‘aeroboat’ made by Indo-Russian JV unveils in Moscow

The world's first hybrid "aeroboat" capable of travelling on land, water, snow and sand that has been built by an Indo-Russian joint venture was...

Dutch researcher finds simple trick to make roads “self-healing”

A professor at Delft University of Technology has come up with a way to make self-healing roads – with a little help from microwaves....

Construction starts on world’s largest telescope

Construction started in Chile on the European Extremely Large Telescope (ELT), which when completed will be the world's largest optical telescope, some five times...

UAE plans to tow icebergs from Antarctica to combat drought

The United Arab Emirates comes with an Iceberg Project - a new plan to lug giant ice cubes halfway across the world to combat...

India likely to meet its energy needs from moon by 2030

Apart from planning for manned missions to Moon, Mars and even aircraft development, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is now working on a...

Researchers create a device that sucks water out of thin air

A team of scientists have now come up with a device that pulls fresh water out of thin air, even in places with humidity...

Germany develops an innovative freight train — the NGT CARGO

German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt, DLR) developed an innovative holistic locomotive concept – the NGT CARGO, aims to make European rail...

Scientists develop a new water droplet system to keep electronics cool

Scientists have developed a novel new water droplet system that could help keep our electronics cool and running at top speeds. Even better, it...

Pulverizing electronics into nanodust — a new solution to fix e-waste

Scientists have come up with a new solution for the mounting piles of  e-waste that are rapidly building up on the planet, which are...

Green Technologies leader Durisol pushes new innovations in construction

"Our ICF ( Insulated Concrete Form) have better climate and sound insulation properties, will not rot and has many other benefits" , said Nexcem...

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GST effect: AC, first class train fares to go up marginally

With the Goods and Services Tax (GST) coming into effect from July 1, train passengers will have to pay a bit more to travel...