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NASA Arm Develops ‘Flying Firefighters’ with Drones to Control Forest Wild Fires

NASA is developing its own Drones to detect wildfires and also to extinguish them before they turn into major tragedies eroding forests, said researchersw at NASA’s Langley Research Centre in Virginia, terming them “flying firefighters”. Built at a cost of $5,000-$10,000, these unmanned drones would cost as little as $50 per flight and it is limited to 20 to 25 ...

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Kerala needs a new development ‘model’

By Javad K. Hassan Ever since the Center for Development Studies in Thiruvananthapuram came out with a study highlighting Kerala’s accomplishments in the areas of its material quality of living, health and education some four decades ago, the phrase “Kerala model” has had a life of its own. An array of eminent academics and public intellectuals — most notably, Nobel ...

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