Bi-Cycle Expedition Delhi to Mount Abu

On Monday, 17 Feb 14, Air Marshal Sukhchain Singh VSM, Senior Maintenance Staff Officer, HQ Maintenance Command flagged off a cycle expedition by 27 Equipment Depot (ED), Air Force. Led by Sqn Ldr RRK Sinha, the Cycle Expedition Team comprised of 10 young & enthusiastic Air warriors who would pedal all the way from New … Read more

Indian Polio Virus has been completely stamped-out from the country

The President of India Shri Pranab Mukherjee today presided over the function of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to celebrate ‘India’s Victory Over Polio’, here today. The function was graced by the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, the Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Shri Ghulam Nabi Azad, the Chairperson, National Advisory … Read more

Homeopathy healing 80% leprosy patients restoring lost sensation

Prevention of Disability in Leprosy – a project claims of restoring sensation to the affected parts of body in leprosy patients with homeopathic medicines. The project started for leprosy patients from the districts of Raigarh and Janjgir-Champa, had shown encouraging results with over 80% of them recovering senses to their affected body parts. The project … Read more

Mount Sinabung volcano eruption 2014 – 16 killed

On 1 February 2014 the Mount Sinabung volcano erupted again. The eruption ejected hot clouds of ash 2 km into the air. This has engulfed nearby villages and it is reported that at least 16 people have been killed. It occurred just after residents living more than five kilometers from the mountain were allowed to … Read more

Spuyten Duyvil derailment – kills 4, injures 63

On December 1, 2013, a Metro-North Railroad passenger train derailed near Spuyten Duyvil station in New York City, killing 4 people and injuring 63 others. At 07:22 Eastern Standard Time (12:22 UTC) on December 1, 2013, the 05:44 Poughkeepsie-to-Grand Central Station passenger train derailed 100 yards (91 m) north of Spuyten Duyvil station. It had … Read more

Conservation Work of Shri Kedarnath Temple

After the flashfloods of 16 – 17 June, 2013, that destroyed much of Sri Kedarnath Dham, Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) was requested to undertake the restoration of Sri Kedarnath temple and its immediate environs. Accordingly, conservation work of Shri Kedarnath Temple has been taken up by ASI for structural conservation as well as chemical … Read more

Air Chief Visits Ambala Airbase as it Completes 75 Glorious Years

The Chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee and Chief of the Air Staff Air Chief Marshal NAK Browne visited Ambala, the oldest airbase of the IAF as it completed 75 glorious years. The Air Chief accompanied by Mrs Kiran Browne President AFWWA(Central) arrived at Air Force Station Ambala where Platinum Jubilee Celebrations were organised that were … Read more

Self-healing Battery – Next-Generation Battery For Future Devices

A team of Stanford and SLAC scientists has made the first battery electrode that heals itself, opening a potentially commercially viable path for making the next generation of lithium ion batteries for electric cars, cell phones and other devices. Researchers have made the first battery electrode that heals itself, opening a new and potentially commercially … Read more

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