To rev up EV push, battery solutions per Indian needs

Government think tank NITI Aayog and the Department of Science & Technology (DST) have kicked off deliberations with the industry and academia on developing an open source battery management system (BMS) for two- and three-wheeler EVs. While the idea to develop an open source BMS was first floated last year, it has caught renewed momentum … Read more

Supply of six nuclear reactors: Question mark on Russia inputs, India evaluates French push at Jaitapur

Amid mounting uncertainties over the civil nuclear partnership with Russia in the wake of the Ukraine war, there are indications of fresh progress on the much-delayed deal with French power utility EDF for the supply of six EPR (European Pressurized Water Reactors) nuclear reactors. The Department of Atomic Energy is actively examining a binding techno-commercial … Read more

Recording india’s linguistic riches as leaders push hindi as nation’s tongue

(The Saturday Profile) The task was gargantuan: assembling a team of more than 3,500 language specialists, academics and enthusiastic amateurs to determine just how many distinct languages ​​still exist in India, a country of stunning languages global diversity. Ganesh Narayan Devy has been obsessed with that question since, as a young scholar of literature, he … Read more

India To Push For Permanent Food Security Solution At World Trade Meet

The last ministerial conference was held in Argentina in 2017. (Representational) New Delhi: India will press for a permanent solution to the issue of public stock holding of grains for food security programs and strongly protect the interests of farmers and fishermen at the 12th ministerial meet of the World Trade Organization, beginning on Sunday. … Read more

Badminton’s History Makers: The Push To Podium

A glorious cross court smash by Kidambi Srikanth sealed the moment of joy for the blue billion. This was perhaps the most important point in Srikanth’s entire career, the win coming at 23-21. Celebrations erupted at the Impact arena. The entire team danced for joy and on the ringside, the Indian fans bathed in the … Read more

Russian pullback seen near Kharkiv, despite victory day push for gains

Russia’s push to give its president a showcase victory in Ukraine appeared to face a new setback Saturday, as Ukrainian defenders pushed the invaders back toward the northeast border and away from the city of Kharkiv, with the Russians blowing up bridges behind them. With less than 48 hours before Russian President Vladimir aimed at … Read more

Welfare and federal push, run-ins with Governor: How Stalin ‘Year One’ shaped up

On just a year in office, DMK leader and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin on Saturday referred to the legacy of his father and former CM M Karunanidhi. “I am not ‘Kalaignar (how Karunanidhi was popularly known as)’,” Stalin told the Assembly. “I cannot speak like Kalaignar, I cannot write like him. But I … Read more

Videos Of Battery-Powered Scooters On Fire Impact India’s EV Push

Ola has recalled over 1,400 electric scooters amid a rise in fire incidents. A spate of high-profile battery fires is undermining India’s bid to become a leader in electric vehicles, particularly in the ubiquitous two-wheelers that ply the country’s traffic-clogged roads. Social media is wash with videos of battery-powered scooters in flames. Last month, a … Read more