Pratyush launched as India’s fastest supercomputer yet

09-01-2018

With the introduction of Pratyush, India hopes to move from the 368th position to gain a position in the top 30 in the Top500 list of HPC facilities in the world. Pratyush, India’s fastest supercomputer yet, was unveiled on Monday at the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM) in Pune   Pratyush, India’s fastest supercomputer yet, was unveiled on Monday at the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM) in Pune, where it was inaugurated by Union Minister for Earth Sciences Dr. Harsh Vardhan. Pratyush is a collection of several computers that can deliver a peak power of 6.8 petaflops, facilitating the weather forecasting and climate monitoring in the

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India’s Aadhaar Open For Abuse Says Whistleblower Edward Snowden
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January 9, 2018

A recent investigation alleged that unrestricted access to details of over one billion Aadhaar numbers can be purchased at as little as Rs 500 The benefits of Aadhaar, India’s biometrics-based unique national identity system–the world’s largest–are unclear and the impact of direct benefit transfers it will be used to deliver to the poor

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After 100 Farmers Found With Same Aadhaar, Devendra Fadnavis Steps In
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Smart Ways To Tackle Waste: Soon Cigarette Butts Can Be Used To Construct Roads
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New Delhi: Let’s face it, cigarettes are harmful yet there are enough smokers around the globe to make cigarette butts, one of the most littered items in the world. Cigarette butts are made of a synthetic polymer, a kind of non-biodegradable plastic that takes around 10 years to fully decompose. Yes, that’s right! There is an adverse effect

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Pratyush launched as India’s fastest supercomputer yet