Day: September 8, 2018

India, France to collaborate on ISRO’s Gaganyaan human space mission

India and France inked an agreement to collaborate on Gaganyaan, ISRO’s first human space mission. The two countries have formed a working group for the project. The ambit of the cooperation includes giving ISRO access to space hospital facilities in France and combining the expertise of the two space agencies in the fields of space medicine, astronaut health monitoring, life support, radiation

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Facebook building its first Asia data centre in Singapore

Facebook is building its own data center in Asia, located in Singapore, where it is investing more than S$1.4 billion (US$1.02 billion) in the facility. Spanning 170,000 square meters, the new site will rise 11 stories and be the social media company’s only owned and constructed data center in the region, where it primarily has leased or operated from points of presence. It runs 15 other data centers

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ISRO unveils space suit, crew model for Gaganyaan Mission

The Indian Space Research Organisation ISRO  displayed a space suit developed by the agency. The suit was displayed at the launch of the sixth edition of Bengaluru Space Expo. The orange-colored prototype space suit was developed over the past two years at Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre in Thiruvananthapuram. The suit can hold one oxygen cylinder, allowing an astronaut to breathe in space for

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India, France sign implementation agreement on ‘Mobilise Your City’

India and France signed an implementation agreement on `Mobilise Your City’ (MYC), which aims at supporting three pilot cities – Nagpur, Kochi, and Ahmedabad – for reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions related to urban transport. Mobilise Your City (MYC) is part of an international initiative which is supported by the French and the German governments and was launched at 21st

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PM Narendra Modi Launch Swachhata Hi Seva Campaign

The Swachhata hi Seva Campaign 2018, a Jan Andolan for Swachhata, will be launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on September 15, 2018. The campaign will be observed in the run-up to the 4th anniversary of the Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) on October. The Campaign Objectives to Accelerate the momentum of Swachh Bharat in the run-up to its 4th anniversary. Re-energize the

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