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Five varieties of Indian coffee have been awarded Geographical Indication (GI), a move that will enhance their visibility globally and allow growers to get the right value.
While Coorg Arabica coffee is grown specifically in Kodagu district of Karnataka, Wayanaad Robusta coffee is from Wayanad district in east Kerala, Chikmagalur Arabica coffee from Chikmagalur district in Deccan plateau of Karnataka, Araku Valley Arabica coffee from hilly tracks of Visakhapatnam district in Andhra Pradesh and Odisha region, and Bababudangiris Arabica coffee from central portion of Chikmagalur district.
Wipro Limited and Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IIT Kharagpur) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to collaborate on high-impact, industry-focused applied research in the areas of 5G and AI.
Wipro and IIT Kharagpur will jointly take up applied research projects on industry challenges related to the design, planning, and operations of 5G networks and cognitive information processing for the automation of these processes and 5G use cases.
The two organizations will focus on AI research applicable in the healthcare, education and retail sectors as well as in domains such as climate change and cybersecurity.
Veteran actor Rita Moreno is set to receive 2019 Peabody Career Achievement honour.
Moreno will be bestowed with the honour on May 18 at a gala event at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City.
The Peabody Career Achievement Award is for individuals whose work and commitment to electronic media has left an indelible mark on the field.
The European Parliament has approved a law banning a wide-range of single-use plastic items, such as straws, cotton buds, and cutlery, by 2021.
The law was supported by 560 Members of the European Parliament against 35. It stipulates that 10 single-use plastic items will be banned in order to curb ocean pollution.
Dhanbad topped the chart with 95.3% 4G availability in the city, according to Research firm Opensignal. It conducted research on the availability of 4G networks
The city in the second spot is Jharkhand's capital city Ranchi with a score of 95%. Jammu and Kashmir's capital city Srinagar came in at third with a score of 94.9%. Chattisgarh's capital city Raipur grabbed the fourth spot with a score of 94.8% while Patna rounded up the top-five list with a score of 94.5%.
The national capital of India only managed to score 89.8% of 4G availability while Mumbai followed with a score of 89.7%.
State-owned gas utility GAIL India Ltd has signed an agreement with Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) for cooperation in the development of solar power projects.
The memorandum of understanding aims at building a closer strategic partnership between the two Maharatna PSUs for jointly pursuing commercial solar power projects through participation in tariff / Viability Gap Funding (VGF) based competitive bidding process.
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