Lightweight ‘sadmridangam’ finally gets patent

The improvised 5-kg instrument was designed by percussion maestro Kuzhalmannam Ramakrishnan Three years after he developed a lightweight version of the south Indian percussion instrument mridangam, it’s celebration time for the percussion maestro Kuzhalmannam Ramakrishnan. The patent office of Union government awarded the patent for the design to the innovative product. The Controller General of
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The April forecasts by agencies don’t capture the geographical spread of the monsoon rain. Monsoon 2018 is likely to be ‘normal’ with ‘zero chance’ of a drought, according to private forecaster Skymet. “2018 is likely to remain normal at 100% (with an [model] error margin of +/-5%) of the long period average of 887 mm
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Evidence of water-bearing minerals found in meteorite recovered from Rajasthan A study of two meteorites which fell in Assam and Rajasthan over a span of 13 hours in 2017, by the Geological Survey of India (GSI), has concluded that they may contain “significant clues to the origins of life. Late on the evening of June
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Sudden surges of monsoon winds bring in plenty of moisture, causing brief heavy spells of shower in the region: report There has been an average 10% decline in summer monsoon (June to September) rainfall over central India between 1950 and 2015 as a result of weakening of the summer monsoon winds. However, the frequency and
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