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This Technology Can Make India A Global Leader In Sports Analytics

Leading players in the sports technology space concluded that India can become a global leader in sports analytics at the Sportstar South Sports Conclave in Chennai on Tuesday. They further said that the country should use a data-driven training process to boost the performance of its sportspersons.

HIGHLIGHTS

• Leading players took part in the Sportstar South Sports Conclave in Chennai
• They highlighted India’s capability of becoming a global leader in sports analytics
• Sports technology used for skill development can also be used to remove limitations in techniques

India A Global Leader In Sports Analytics

Who Said What In The Conclave?

Ramky S, Promoter, Sports Mechanics was the most prominent speaker at the conclave. He called India a poster boy of business analytics and highlighted the country’s strength to become a global leader in sports analytics as well. According to Ramky, the country needs to set up a process so that quality and authentic data across sports comes in.

Ramky was speaking at a panel discussion titled ‘Technology Powering Sports Revolution’ at the conclave. On availability of data, he indicated towards availability of huge data around athletes alone, but there are few resources to capture … Read the rest

Which Industries Would Get National Awards For Indigenous Technologies On National Technology Day 2022?

National Technology Day 2022 will be celebrated on 11 May with the theme of “Integrated Approach in Science & Technology for Sustainable Future”. Union Minister Jitendra Singh launched the theme to begin the celebrations.

HIGHLIGHTS

• National Technology Day is celebrated on 11 May every year
• It is observed to honor India’s scientists and their achievements
• Celebrations include the announcement of National Awards for the commercialization of technologies

History Of National Technology Day

History Of National Technology Day

The National Technology Day was started in 1998 at the behest of then Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. 11 May 1998 is a special day in the history of India. It was on that day that the country conducted a series of successful nuclear tests at Pokhran and then PM Vajpayee announced celebrations of all the hard work and efforts put the scientific community of India in the development of new technologies.

Also, the day coincides with the flight of India’s first indigenous aircraft, Hansa-3, in Bengaluru. The aircraft took its first flight when the nuclear tests were conducted in Pokhran.

Significance of National Technology Day

Every year, Technology Development … Read the rest

No Home Matches For Teams In IPL 2021 Season

The IPL 2021 will start on April 9 and conclude on May 30. And the matches will be played in six venues but no team will play at home ground.

IPL venues

Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Kolkata, and Mumbai are the venues where IPL matches will be played. Mumbai has been included in the list of venues despite the city witnessing a surge in COVID-19 cases. But the matches will be played behind closed doors for added safety of the players. The final match will be played at the Nardendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on May 30.

The opening fixture of IPL

The first match of IPL season 2021 will be played in Chennai on April 9. It will be between the defending champions Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore.

Total matches of IPL

IPL season 2021 will host a total of 56 matches out of which Chennai, Mumbai, Kolkata & Bengaluru will host 10 matches each while Ahmedabad and Delhi will host 8 matches each. During the league states, all the teams will play at 4 out of 6 venues and all the venues … Read the rest

US Will Raise $600 Billion For India’s Energy Needs

Biden administration is committed to helping India with funding and technical knowhow to achieve its energy target, according to John Kerry, the special presidential envoy for climate. India will produce about 450 gigawatts of renewable power by 2030 at a cost of USD 600 billion.

How is US helping India in achieving is energy targets?

John Kerry said that US had set up a consortium of several countries willing to help India with funding and technology to achieve the ambitious goal. Kerry made the remark of India’s efforts towards the goal of renewable energy and the transition it needs to achieve the goal during a virtual Fireside Chat with former Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz at IHS CERAWeek, the world’s premier energy conference.

How will US help India in funding USD 600 billion?

Kerry said that he had been working with major investment houses and asset managers in their country to try to determine how much private sector capital could be directed in the right place so that they could make that transition faster. He further said that India was dedicated on the idea of creating … Read the rest

SpaceX Starts Starlink Satellite Internet Trial In India At $99

SpaceX has started superfast internet service Starlink in India at a price of $99, roughly about Rs 7,000 in Indian currency. The company has started taking pre-bookings for the service on its website.

How to book Starlink internet service?

Available to a limited number of users, SpaceX will fulfill the orders on a first-come-first-serve basis. People are asked to check availability of service in their areas with the help of postal codes. Interested users can pre-book orders by paying the requisite amount that is refundable.

When will SpaceX start its services officially in India?

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk-led superfast internet service Starlink will take off in India in 2022 with the help of SpaceX satellites that company is launching in the orbit. Elon Musk has plans to provide high-speed internet services at an affordable price to remotest areas of the globe.

Facts about Starlink internet services

The official website of the company states that it will continue working towards near global coverage in 2021. The company is launching satellites that will improve the coverage and speed of its services dramatically in the coming … Read the rest

Why Should India Bat First In Motera Stadium?

India will play its third test against England at Motera Stadium, Ahmedabad. India is playing 4-test series with England. The first two matches of the series were played in M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai. India lost the first test but won the second match with 317 runs.

Motera Stadium

It is a newly built stadium and it is the first match of the stadium. It will be a day-night match played with a pink ball. The stadium has a capacity of over 110,000 audiences.

How is the pitch at Motera Stadium?

The pitch is expected to help fast bowlers as the match will be played with a pink ball and curators leave much grass on the pitch to maintain shine of the ball. Also, dew could play a crucial role in giving speed to ball. Since it is a day-night match, dew is expected to be on the pitch late in the evening. Curators have cleaned the pitch a day before the match.

How is the environment in Ahmedabad?

The match will start at 2:30 PM but then the temperature could be around 33-34 degree … Read the rest