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750 Year Old Sundial at Konark

    Let’s take a look at the accuracy of the Sundial at Konark Sun temple in India built in 1250 A.D. People still use it today to tell time. Let me show you a short clip of a tour guide figuring out the time and then I will explain how this sundial works. As

Happy Engineers Day !! M. Visvesvaraya

Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya, KCIE  (popularly known as Sir MV; 15 September 1860 – 14 April 1962)[1] was an Indian engineer, scholar, statesman and the DIWAN OF MYSORE  from 1912 to 1918. He is a recipient of the Indian Republic’s highest honour, the Bharat Ratna, in 1955. He was knighted as a Knight Commander of the British Indian

J Manjula appointed as DRDO’s first woman Director General

Sc Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) today said it has got its first woman Director General with the appointment of J Manjula as Director General, Electronics & Communication Systems cluster. She has assumed charge from distinguished scientist and Director General Dr K D Nayak, who was holding Additional charge as Director General Electronic &