A SaaS-Enabled Marketplace provider, helping leading logistics automate their internal freight rate management, pricing/routing and business intelligence. This same technology also functions as the supply side for Freightos’ online freight marketplace.SELECT“FREIGHTOS > NEW BUSINESS ENTRANT IN PUNE INDIA”
India and the US said they have agreed to build six American nuclear power plants in India, in a boost to bilateral civil nuclear energy cooperation. The agreement came after two days of talks in Washington. The United States under President Donald Trump has been looking to sell more energy products to India, the world’s third-biggest buyer of oil.SELECT“India, US agree to build six nuclear power plants in India”
The Competition Commission of India (CCI) is focusing on the big data sector to prevent anti-competitive activity. “We will conduct surveys of big data firms and new-age economy companies,” said CCI, chairman. CCI was trying to understand how anti-competition activities were conducted in this sector. The new-age economy includes all e-sales platforms.SELECT“CCI scanner on big data sector to prevent anti-competitive activity”
It’s one of the main clichés of the early 21st century, but that doesn’t mean it’s wrong: Data is the new oil. The saying reflects the value of transaction, engagement and personal information in the growing digital economy, and the fact that those organizations that know how to collect and harness tend to have an edge over competitors and the best prospects for growth.
Vidarbha Defence Industries Association (VDIA) in association with Vidarbha Industries Association organized a two day ‘Make in India’ Summit cum Exhibition and Buyer & Seller Meet in Defense & AerospaceSELECT“Make in India summit in Defense & Aerospace”
The highest ever ethanol procurement stands around 150 crore litres during ethanol supply year 2017-18 which is sufficient for around 4.22% blending on pan India basis, the statement said. Therefore, an alternate route of 2G ethanol from biomass and other wastes is being explored by the government to bridge the supply gap for ethanol blending programme.SELECT“The government is aiming to achieve 10% blending percentage of ethanol in petrol by 2022”
Out of the total 311 exploration blocks awarded so far, under discovered field, Pre-NELP and NELP rounds, only 178 blocks are operational. According to the petroleum ministry, after the ninth NELP round in 2010, 117 companies are operating in India, of which 48 are foreign companies.SELECT“Do we have enough hydrocarbon resources?”
Polycrystalline ceramic is a composite (Composed of a mixture of very small crystals of minerals separable by mechanical means); which is hard, brittle, heat-resistant and corrosion-resistant and whose property reflects the properties of its constituents: grains (crystallite of different minerals) and grain boundaries (areas where these crystallite meet)
Food additives are substances that become part of a food product when they are added during the processing or making of that food.
A Biomarker (BM) is a chemical substance (occurring naturally, synthesized from an organic compound or synthesized artificially, etc.) that can be used as a measuring parameter indicating different conditions like (exposure, effect, susceptibility, or clinical disease, etc.) within a biological system like (Group of Populations, Systems of Organs & Tissues, Systems of Cellular Organelle, etc.)
Customer’s digital data is increasingly becoming a strategic asset for the country and world needs a data governance framework as all countries are moving towards a data localization regime, according to top policymakers and technology entrepreneurs.SELECT“Data a strategic asset – according to top policymakers and technology entrepreneurs”
Experts say that startups and small firms can play a key role to help the country for indigenisation in the defense sector. India was the world’s largest importer of major arms in 2013–17 and accounted for 12 per cent of the global total, according to Sweden-based Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). India’s imports increased by 24 per cent between 2008–12 and 2013–17.SELECT“Young ventures face many challenges including competing with large defense companies ?”
New space company to facilitate Isro tech transfer to industry. Till now, ISRO had to directly engage with private companies and oversee the entire process of technology transfer. The new company will be set up under Department of Space and will be based in Bangalore. This new company will be different from Antrix, Isro’s commercial arm, as the latter is only involved in commercial launches of foreign satellites.SELECT“Access to ISRO’s technology”
There is a widespread perception that sluggish procurement resulted in very few orders actually being placed for weapons and equipment. The ministry is ensuring that procurement orders are given to Indian vendors, who can tie up with OEMs from different parts of the world who can come here and start producing in India.SELECT“Need for Hi-Tech indigenous manufacturing ?”