India Test Fires Cruise Missile

On November 7, India conducted a flight test of its homegrown  long range  land-attack cruise missile Nirbhay (Sanskrit: Fearless), which can deliver nuclear warheads to a strike range of 621 miles. The sub-sonic missile is designed to carry a 661 pound nuclear warhead. “The flight test achieved all mission objectives completely from lift-off till the final […]

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November 14, 2017   No Comments

OCTANe: SoCal Leads in Job Creation and Med Tech Jobs

According to U.S. Dept. of Commerce data compiled by OCTANe, an Aliso Viejo CA-based organization, Southern California in recent years provided the highest level of job growth in the medical device secttor. Bill Carpou, OCTANe’s president and CEO, presented the statistics during his welcome address at the Medical Technology Innovation Forum. Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego employed […]

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November 14, 2017   No Comments

Dentistry In India Grows at 20 Percent Annually

In an interview with ETHealthworld, Dr. Ratnadeep Patil, CEO and Managing Director of Smile Care Expert Dental Center discussed trends in the dentistry sector in India. Lightly edited excerpts from the discussion: On the Indian dental market today: Dr. Patil said that India as well as China were the fastest growing dental markets. The overall […]

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November 14, 2017   No Comments

India Develops ECT Robot Manipulator for Nuclear Power Plants

Scientists at India’s Center for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics have developed a remotely controlled system for inspecting steam generator tube eddy currents in nuclear power plants, which will remove humans from the potentially hazardous job, according to a Sputnik report. The system is called the ECT Robot Manipulator, which is a “remotely controlled Five-Degree-of-Freedom robotic […]

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November 13, 2017   No Comments

iPhone Assembler to Expand Operations in India

With Apple‘s earnings in India doubling year-on-year, Taiwanese manufacturer Wistron, primary iPhone assembler in India, is scouting for 100 acres of land in Bangalore to expand its facilities. Though Apple is currently a minor player in India, its potential is huge. CEO Tim Cook said on the earnings call in early November that there was much […]

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November 12, 2017   No Comments