In an efforts to maintain social distancing amidst Covid-19 pandemic, a couple from Tamil Nadu's Madurai came up with an innovative idea of collecting wedding gifts digitally. The idea convinced the bride to print QR codes on their invitation card, which was meant for the guests to hand-over cash directly into their accounts instead of an envelope. Reportedly, the move also helped those relatives who couldn't make it to the function.
IIT Kharagpur researchers have devised 5G infrastructure-equipped drones, which can function as airborne mobile telecommunication towers. Capable to perform in zero network areas by switching the location, the drones can also yield rescue-based services by reaching out to survivors at a disaster-affected location in less time. They restore the services by relaying data to rescue servers located far away from the distress area. The researchers… read-more
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The Defence Ministry has launched a program, 'iDEX4Fauji', to promote innovative ideas by members of the Indian Armed Forces. The program, launched by Rajnath Singh, will also reward the Army staff. Ministry said that this was a first-of-its-kind initiative and "will bolster frugal innovation ideas from soldiers/ field formations.” It opined that since many of them work on the ground, they would have ideas to improve equipment.
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