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FROM THE EDITOR-IN-CHIEF
CHHATTISGARHIA OLYMPICS 2023 • Thrill of Indigenous Sports
FIRST-WORLD COUNTRY • What it will take for India to get there by 2047
FOR THE SECOND TIME IN JHARKHAND’S HISTORY ADIVASI MAHOTSAV WAS ORGANISED • The Jharkhand Adivasi Mahotsav is a realisation of hopes of the tribal dominated state of Jharkhand. It is the visionary and sensitive leadership of Chief Minister Hemant Soren that for two consecutive years, the state of Jharkhand witnessed the organization of the grand Adivasi Mahotsav which was long awaited for the past 20 years. The unique confluence of tribal culture, tradition, costumes and cuisine of the entire country including Jharkhand was seen in the tribal festival organized on August 9 and 10 at the Birsa Munda Smriti Udyan, Ranchi, capital of Jharkhand.
A QUANTUM LEAP • Cutting-edge technologies are harnessing advancements in quantum mechanics, neural networks, nanomaterials and such. Together, they point to a future of superfast, highly-intelligent computing systems that will transform multiple fields, from transportation and communications to medicine and home appliances. In India, the growth is being driven by high-tech industries and start-ups applying these emerging technologies, and government initiatives to build capabilities in quantum computing, AI and semiconductor manufacturing
THE SUPERFAST PROCESSORS • QUANTUM COMPUTERS HOLD OUT THE PROMISE OF EXPONENTIAL GROWTH IN PROCESSING POWER, ALLOWING COMPLEX COMPUTATIONS IN A FLASH. AND INDIA IS READY WITH A ROADMAP TO REALISE THE POTENTIAL OF THIS EMERGING TECHNOLOGY ACROSS SECTORS
NATIONAL QUANTUM MISSION • Launched this year to scale up scientific and industrial R&D in quantum technology in India
THE AGE OF THINKING MACHINES • GENERATIVE AI HAS CAPTURED EVERYONE’S IMAGINATION. WHAT INDIA NEEDS IS A MISSION-SCALE EFFORT FROM BOTH GOVERNMENT AND INDUSTRY
CONDUCTING THE CHIPS OPERA • SEMICONDUCTORS HAVE BECOME INTEGRAL TO OUR EXISTENCE, WHICH MAKES THEIR DOMESTIC MANUFACTURING VITAL FOR THE ECONOMIC INDEPENDENCE AND NATIONAL SECURITY OF INDIA AND OTHER COUNTRIESA
THE NEW MATRIX • The interplay of humans, machines and data in the wireless communications technologies of the future will change life as we know it. The satellite internet is already emerging as an alternative for communication and broadband services even in the remotest areas. And there will be no potential spectrum crunch if Light Fidelity (LiFi), which harnesses the power of LED light to transmit data, holds up to its promise
THE FUTURE IS NOW • HOLOGRAMMED WORK MEETS, SKIN PATCHES TO MONITOR HEALTH 24X7, EMBEDDED DEVICES THAT PROMISE A SENSORY OVERLOAD…6G WILL REDEFINE HOW WE WORK, LIVE AND PLAY
CONNECTING INDIA’S VILLAGES • SATELLITE INTERNET—WIRELESS INTERNET BEAMED DOWN FROM SPACE—IS AN EFFECTIVE ALTERNATIVE FOR COMMUNICATION AND BROADBAND SERVICES IN REMOTE AREASS
SHOW US THE LIGHT • LIGHT FIDELITY, WHICH HARNESSES LED TECHNOLOGY TO TRANSMIT DATA, COULD POWER OUR...