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IIT-Bombay Startup Builds World's 1st Microsensor-Based Explosive Detector

An IIT-Bombay startup named 'NanoSniff Technologies' has unveiled world's first micro-sensor based explosive trace detector (ETD). Called 'NanoSniffer', the fully indigenous device can detect explosives within 10 seconds and even classify all military, conventional and homemade explosives. Developed using micro-electromechanical system (MEMS), the device can detect even nano-gram unit of explosives. Moreover, marketed by IIT-Delhi incubated… read-more

Sat, 10 Apr 2021 - 09:31 AM / by Ronit John

Tags: Education, detector, explosive, IIT, IIT Bombay

Courtesy: Business Standard

Fire Explosion

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Explosive-laden Truck Blasts, Kills 8 At Railway Site In Karnataka

Massive explosion at Railway’s boulder crushing facility in Karnataka's Shivamogga district on January 21 killed eight people. The incident took place at around 10:30PM when a truck carrying gelatin - an explosive used in mining - blasted. The jolts, which were initially mistaken for an earthquake, had cracked the roads and vibrated the adjoining areas of Chikkamagaluru and Davangere districts. PM Narendra Modi in a tweet paid condolences to… read-more

Fri, 22 Jan 2021 - 07:39 AM / by Sakshi Teresa Emmanuel

Tags: Fire explosion, Karnataka, Shivamogga, Gelatin, explosive

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Five people were killed at a firework explosion

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Huge Explosion in Tamil Nadu's Firecracker Factory; 7 Dead, 2 Injured

About seven women were killed and two others were injured on September 4 in an explosion at a firecracker factory in Tamil Nadu’s Kurungudi village in Cuddalore district. According to the District Superintendent of Police M Sree Abhinav, "The explosion happened in the morning and the reason behind the explosion is yet to be known". Reportedly, the injured are being treated at a hospital and the further investigation is underway.

Fri, 04 Sep 2020 - 01:15 PM / by Anjali Bharti

Tags: explosive, explosion (2248, Crime, Tamil Nadu

Courtesy: Deccan Herald