Amit Shah moots idea of multipurpose card for citizens

Union Home Minister Amit Shah today mooted the idea of a multipurpose identity card for citizens with all utilities like Aadhaar, passport, driving licence and bank accounts. Continue Reading

Mobile app developed for Amarnath pilgrims

“The app will help a pilgrim plan his yatra. It will mention the facilities available at the cave shrine, weather predictions, route information, dos and don’ts, health-related information and FAQs,” said a spokesperson of the Amarnath Shrine Board. Continue Reading

New mobile, instant technology to help diagnose viral infections

Scientists have developed a new miniature, portable gene sequencing technology that can diagnose infection from viruses such as Ebola or Zika almost instantly in the field. Diagnosis is both quick and early, which avoids the need to transfer contaminated samples, researchers said. Continue Reading