Tuesday, 24 May, 2022
TopicQuantum technology

Topic: Quantum technology

What is Modi govt’s ‘quantum mission’ that has been allocated Rs 8,000 cr in Budget 2020

In her Budget 2020 speech, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman says India plans to invest Rs 8,000 crore over 5 years in National Mission on Quantum Technology.

Next generation supercomputers still far from reality, says Nobel laureate Serge Haroche

A number of phenomena in quantum physics can be explained theoretically but not measured via experiments. Haroche says this proves to be one of the biggest challenges for quantum computing.

India sets off on pursuit of quantum computers, the ‘holy grail’ of modern tech

India is starting work on building infrastructure and acquiring human resources in the first phase of its push to develop quantum computers.

India wants to build a computer 10,000x faster than today’s best, and beat China to it

Quantum technology is likely to make semiconductors obsolete, and India wants to win the race for its IT and security needs, as well as export revenues.

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Golden Temple

What Akal Takht must know about harmonium and music before banishing it from Golden Temple

In an era where India’s past and ‘purity’ are constantly being dug up and debated, the humble harmonium has become the latest victim.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.