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  • India among top-5 countries seeking user info from Google
  • Lighthouses in TN, Pondicherry to go green by December
  • Three tiger reserves in TN get sniffer dogs to catch poachers
  • Scientists Launch Asgardia To Protect Earth, Foster Peace And Open Up Cosmos For Commerce
  • 18 Russia-India pacts likely to be inked during Putin visit
India among top-5 countries seeking user info from Google
  • Google says requests for user data from governments around the world hit a record high in the first half of 2016. Top 10 countries first half of the year 2016 listed below
  1. United States
  2. Germany
  3. France
  4. India
  5. Britain
  6. Singapore
  7. Australia
  8. Italy
  9. Brazil
  10. Spain
Lighthouses in TN, Pondicherry to go green by December
  • As Part Of National Programme, Solar Power Panels To Be Installed On Towers  By December, lighthouses in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry will be solarised as part of a country-wide programme to power such establishments with renewable energy . Across the country , out of the 193 lighthouses, 176 have been solarised so far and all the lighthouses, once fixed with solar panels, are expected to generate 1.5MW of electricity each. The 45.72 metre Chennai lighthouse, one of the oldest ones in the country, will go green by the year end.“There are 23 lighthouses in Tamil Nadu-Puducherry region, including one which is being constructed at Vembar in Tuticorin district. All of them will be powered by solar panels by December,“ Chennai Lighthouse director D Venkataraman told TOI. By going green with solar panels, the lighthouse department, which is part of the Union ministry of shipping, will be saving several lakh rupees every month.
Three tiger reserves in TN get sniffer dogs to catch poachers

  • In a first, officials of the Mudumalai Tiger Reserve (MTR), Anamalai Tiger Reserve (ART) and Kalakadu Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve (KMTR) in the state have received a well-trained sniffer dog each from the BSF training centre, New Delhi, to curb forest and wildlife offences. The dogs of Belgian Malinois breed were trained at the centre. According to MTR officials, the services of the twoyear-old sniffer dog will be available to other forest divisions in the Nilgiris, if situations arise, though it is the asset of MTR. “This is the first time, the tiger reserves in Tamil Nadu are owning sniffer dogs for deterrence of wildlife offences,“ Srinivas R Reddy ,
18 Russia-India pacts likely to be inked during Putin visit
  • Russian Prez May Inaugurate 3rd, 4th Units Of K-plant India and Russia are likely to sign as many as 18 agreements when PM Narendra Modi hosts President Vla dimir Putin in Goa on Sat urday for the 17th India Russia an nual summit meet. Defence and nuclear cooperation will again be among the highlights of their engagement with Putin likely to inaugurate the third and fourth units of the Kudankulam nuclear power plant. Putin's aide Yuri Ushakov was quoted as saying in Moscow by news agencies that cooperation in nuclear energy will be one of the central themes of the engagement.
Scientists Launch Asgardia To Protect Earth, Foster Peace And Open Up Cosmos For Commerce
  • Scientists have launched the first new space nation.And anyone can become a citizen of it. The new space nation of Asgardia hopes to save the human race twice over. First, it will look to protect it from warfare in space; and second it will try and keep humanity safe from the dangers coming from outside of atmosphere, protecting us from threats like space debris and asteroid collisions. Those behind Asgardia hope that creating the country is the first step of a new era in the space age. And they intend to start that by sending rockets into the sky . The country will send its first satellite into space in 2017. From there, Agardia hopes to “open up access to space for commerce, science and peoples of all countries on earth“. The scientists behind the plan launched it in Paris this week, and named it after the city of skies that was ruled by Odin from Valhalla in Norse mythology

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