Author: Ashish Chandra

Proposal of 2 Time Zones in India

The National Physical Laboratory of India (NPL) which is India’s official timekeeper and which manages IST (Indian Standard Time) has suggested in a recent study two time zones for India which will be called IST-I and IST-II with a difference of 1 hour between them. The study is published in the journal Current Science. What are the recommendations? The eastern states of India had been demanding for an additional time zone since a long time. At present, India follows a single time zone called IST which is (UTC+5:30) i.e 5 hours 30 minutes ahead of the international time standard....

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Artificial Moon over China Sky by 2020 for Street Lighting

Because the expense of metropolitan electrification gets to unsustainable levels, superior establishments around the globe happen to be discovering by far the most revolutionary of methods to reduce electrical energy expenses as well as try out self-sufficient power methods concurrently. China, for example, is actually developing a man-made moon which offers appearing 8 times brighter than the real moon. The energy self-sufficient artificial moon will reflect solar light to illuminate an area during night-time. Exactly what objective does that deliver? Researchers along with techpreneurs at Chengdu are actually creating illumination satellites in order to supply lighting. A number of...

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The Friendly Interns from Japan at SHIRUCAFE, IIT Bombay

SHIRU CAFE at IIT Bombay is a clean cafe situated on the joining corridor of L2 and L3 Buildings which provides free juices, tea and coffee to students and faculty members. The cafe is run by intern students from Japan who provide their services for a short term. SHIRU CAFE on general is running cafes around different top-class universities of Japan, India and USA to provide free drinks (juice, tea, coffee) to students and faculty members. IIT Bombay is the third SHIRU CAFE campus in India where the service started since August 1, 2017. Other campuses in India where...

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Celebrities and Their Casino Love

Celebrities are very busy people with little time on hand to spare but they often find time to enjoy adventure, sports, travel etc. The favourite pastime for most of them is visiting casinos and staking huge sums of money there. On the poker table of some very popular casinos in Las Vegas and Monte Carlo, you can very often recognize sports and film celebrities with their ladyloves and with lots of casino tokens in front of them. Some of them like to enjoy media glare at casinos, but many of them find media exposure disturbing. So, the trend of...

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What are Push Notifications?

Have you ever been browsing through your phone and suddenly received a text message that totally stopped what you were doing until you acknowledged it? If so, you received a push notification. Push notifications allow apps to instantly transmit messages without the app having to be open first. They can even display messages on your lock screen as a banner so you’ll be current the next time you pick up your smartphone. Read more about the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 at iiNet and find out about its features and the available packages. When a device receives a push notification,...

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