01 May 2017
The Niti Aayog has suggested introduction of a ‘judicial performance index’ to check delay in trial and address the issue of pendency of cases. Asserting that corruption cases get held up in the judicial system inordinately, the policy think-tank has also recommended putting a time-limit for processing them.
Scientists at IIT Roorkee have used the juicy, delectable Indian summer fruit Jamun to create inexpensive and more efficient solar cells. Researchers used naturally occurring pigment found in jamun as an inexpensive photosensitiser for Dye Sensitised Solar Cells (DSSCs) or Gratzel cells.
China's first amphibious aircraft, stated to be the largest in the world, successfully conducted its first glide test in the Chinese city of Zhuhai as it braced for its maiden flight. Other tests and check-ups are under way, according to the China Aviation Industry General Aircraft Co Ltd.