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Trinity College Aims at Next Student Satellite on ISRO Launch Vehicle

While NASA and ISRO are vigorously encouraging colleges to participate in their space research programs, some Indian institutes have already done so and many are keen to move forward in the direction. The Trinity Colleg of Engineering in Kerala has joined hands with Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University to undertake a student-driven project to put in space a satellite called Trinity ...

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New Aakash Tablet to cost $33 (Rs.2000); That too with Free Internet Access?

It was in 2011 when Datawind-made “Aakash” tablet for students was unveiled costing Rs.1000 with huge government subsidy going into its launch. While the demand virtually crippled the company’s plans, it was eased into the hands of students with support from the government. Notwithstanding the demand for cheap tablets in India, DataWind, a Canadian NRI-headed wireless web access service provider, ...

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