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5G Connectivity: Telecom Industry Ready To Roll Out High Productivity With 8 lakh New Mobile Towers

The roll-out of 5G connectivity is one of the most awaited developments in the field of communications this year. All across the nation, the Centre is looking forward to giving a major push in the communication sector. One of the main development includes infrastructure development for smooth 5G connectivity. To achieve this huge task, telecom industry will add 8 lakh mobile towers to ensure high-speed connectivity. In the next 24 months, these towers will be added across the country. At present, the total number of towers in India is approximately 6.8 lakhs. As of now, 13 cities will have 5G connectivity which includes Delhi, Gurugram, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Kolkata, Chandigarh, Jamnagar, Ahemdabad, Chennai, Hyderabad, Lucknow, Pune and Gandhinagar. 5G Connectivity Roll Out Detai...

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Genome Sequencing Declines As 5 Labs Shut In India

As many as five labs, involved in genome sequencing of Coronavirus, have closed as a result of a lack of funds for reagents, as told by a top Union health ministry official NDTV. These chemical reagents are essential in finding the Omicron variant. Those five labs were part of 38 such research labs, the Indian SARS-CoV-2 Genetic Consortium (INSACOG), that were tasked with genome sequencing. Why Is Genome Sequencing Crucial ? As per reports, a 40% decline has been reported in the mapping of cases within the last four weeks. Approximately, 25,000 samples have gone through the process under the Omicron surge. Whereas, the latest number of COVID-19 infections crossed the 3 lakh mark today. The closure of the labs can prove a double whammy for the spreading of the contagious ...

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Senior Aerospace Scientist S Somanath Becomes New ISRO Chairman

Senior aerospace scientist S Somanath has been appointed as the new chairman and space secretary of the Indian Space and Research Organisation (ISRO). The centre on Wednesday appointed him as the secretary of the Space Department and the chairman of the Space Commission. The appointment is for a duration of three years. Usually, the post of the Chairman, Secretary and Space commission Chief is held by a person in ISRO. ROCKET SCIENTIST S. SOMANATH IS ISRO'S NEW CHAIRMAN The top agenda at this point for Somanath is the inclusion of space sector reforms involving hand-holding of the private sector and start-ups in order to assist them in emerging as the key parameters. He stated that the Indian space is a Rs 16,000 crore economy and should grow to a Rs 60,000 crore economy. He says t...

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Medical Marvel Of Xenotransplantation: US Surgeons Transplants A PIG Heart Into A Human Being!

Medical Marvel in Xenotransplantation has been achieved by the surgeons of the US in Baltimore. The team of US surgeons has successfully transplanted a PIG's heart into a human body. A human being who received this heart is David Bennett. David is a 57-year-old man who is ineligible to receive a human heart transplant. He is a terminal heart failure sufferer. He has undergone the surgery at the University of Maryland Medical Center. David is still under the observation of the doctors at the moment. According to doctors, he is doing well as of now. WHY A MEDICAL MARVEL? Well over the years it is clear that the number of organ donors is always less as compared to the demand. Such shortage has always led to such experi...

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Iran Launches Rocket Into Space; Deets Inside!

Iran used a satellite launch rocket to send three research devices into space on December 30. The Simorgh (Phoenix) satellite carrier rocket launched the devices at an altitude of 470km. Ahmad Hosseini, the spokesman of Defence Ministry in Iran said that, “The simorgh satellite launcher carried three research cargos into space. The intended research objectives of this launch were achieved. This was done as a preliminary launch. God willing, we will have a operational launch soon.“ Ahmed Hosseini However, Hosseini and other officials remained silent on the status of the objects suggesting the rocket had fallen short of placing its payload into the right orbit. State TV showed footage of what it said was the firing of the launch vehicle from the Imam Khomeini Space Center. Washington ...

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