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IIT-KGP team develops technology to improve efficiency in fertiliser application

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 03, 2021 12:57 PM IST
Researchers at IIT Kharagpur have developed a soil-mapping technology to bring efficiency in the use of fertilisers in farmland, a statement issued by the institute said.
Fog hits train operations every year.(HT PHOTO)
Fog hits train operations every year.(HT PHOTO)

GPS devices to prevent delays, mishaps in fog

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Rachna Verma, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON NOV 14, 2019 12:56 AM IST
In the absence of the device, the crew has to reduce the train speed, often to a walking speed, in search of signals in fog. Every winter, a number of trains run behind schedule because of this.
It gives a clear picture of the impact of various exertions.(The image is representational)
It gives a clear picture of the impact of various exertions.(The image is representational)

How a vest is changing the way Team India trains

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Abhishek Paul
UPDATED ON OCT 27, 2019 10:18 AM IST
DATA MINING: Welcome to the world of the GPS tracker, a single technology that has changed the way athletes prepare for their game.
The move comes months ahead of the assembly elections scheduled in Delhi early next year. In June, the ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) had hiked auto fares by over 18.75%.(Photo: Bloomberg)
The move comes months ahead of the assembly elections scheduled in Delhi early next year. In June, the ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) had hiked auto fares by over 18.75%.(Photo: Bloomberg)

Installation charges of GPS in autos reduced by half for next 2 weeks

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 16, 2019 11:31 PM IST
According to officials, the Delhi Integrated Multi-Modal System (DIMTS) Limited, which installs GPS in auto-rickshaws, has conveyed to the government that it will charge 600 per auto annually instead of 1,200 per annum, which has been the rate for the past several years.
Rescue workers and policemen trying to recover the bodies of dead and injured from the mangled remains of UP Roadways bus after it fell off the Yamuna Expressway into a large drain near Agra on Monday, July 8, 2019.(ANI)
Rescue workers and policemen trying to recover the bodies of dead and injured from the mangled remains of UP Roadways bus after it fell off the Yamuna Expressway into a large drain near Agra on Monday, July 8, 2019.(ANI)

Yamuna Expressway bus accident: Non-functional GPS device, no record of speed

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Brajendra K Parashar, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON JUL 10, 2019 01:54 PM IST
Officials said the GPS device fitted into the bus was not functioning and the vehicle had no connection with the VTS at the UPSRTC headquarters at the time it fell into a drain.
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, in August, had set a deadline of September 30 for all government vehicles to install GPS devices(Reuters File / Photo used for representational purpose)
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, in August, had set a deadline of September 30 for all government vehicles to install GPS devices(Reuters File / Photo used for representational purpose)

Delhi government vehicles refused fuel for want of GPS devices

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sweta Goswami
UPDATED ON OCT 04, 2018 10:56 AM IST
The refusal to refuel the cars, some of which were ‘main’ department vehicles, resulted in Delhi government officials sending a flurry of applications to the concerned department, seeking the approval of fuel as a “special case”.
The man had parked his car in an undesignated parking spot in Delhi’s South extension. Due to travel back to Sirsa, Haryana, he was forced to stay overnight over the weekend due to the heavy rains.(HT FIle Photo/Representative image)
The man had parked his car in an undesignated parking spot in Delhi’s South extension. Due to travel back to Sirsa, Haryana, he was forced to stay overnight over the weekend due to the heavy rains.(HT FIle Photo/Representative image)

Businessman dozes off while guarding his SUV in Delhi, wakes up to find it stolen

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Shiv Sunny
UPDATED ON SEP 04, 2018 08:09 AM IST
The man parked the car on the roadside because the neighbourhood did not have a designated parking spot.
In March this year, following chief minister Arvind Kejriwal’s directives, all principal secretaries and secretaries were asked to provide details of vehicles in their departments and the expenditure incurred on each vehicle.(Sakib Ali / Hindustan Times)
In March this year, following chief minister Arvind Kejriwal’s directives, all principal secretaries and secretaries were asked to provide details of vehicles in their departments and the expenditure incurred on each vehicle.(Sakib Ali / Hindustan Times)

1 vehicle per official, each with GPS: Govt

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON AUG 28, 2018 06:56 AM IST
The direction, issued to all heads of departments stated that no vehicle would be allowed to run from September 1 without a GPS device.
Track maintainers or gangmen will have to wear these wearable GPS bands that will help senior staff monitor their movements.(AFP File/Representative image)
Track maintainers or gangmen will have to wear these wearable GPS bands that will help senior staff monitor their movements.(AFP File/Representative image)

Wearable GPS bands to help railways track gangmen, enhance safety

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Faizan Haidar
UPDATED ON APR 20, 2018 09:58 AM IST
Railway authorities have come up with a wearable GPS device, resembling a fitness band, for track maintainers or gangmen. The move is also aimed at preventing seniors from asking track staff to do odd jobs.
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