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  • Aug 2, 2017
  • 1 Underwater Abandoned Nets (Ghost Nets) Off Kerala Coast Major Threat to Marine Ecosystem [ Env. ]

    Ghost nets have become greatest killers of the marine ecosystem off Kerala coast. Ghost nets have destroyed or threatened underwater reefs required for flourishing fish stock by ‘stifling cover’. Globally, an estimated 10 % reduction in fish catch is blamed on ghost nets.

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  • 2 Environment Ministry Approves Projects in 3 States Under NAFCC [ Env. ]

    Environment Ministry approved three projects for climate change adaptation in three states- Rajasthan, Gujarat and Sikkim. The projects would be funded under the National Adaptation Fund for Climate Change (NAFCC).

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  • Aug 1, 2017
  • 1 What is Pentaerythritol Tetranitrate (PETN) - in News- Found in UP Assembly [ Sci-Tech ]

    Dangerous plastic explosive preferred by militants as it cannot be easily detected owing to its colorless crystals. PETN can be kept hidden in a sealed container or an electrical equipment surpassing security checks.

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    Image of Pentaerythritol Tetranitrate

    Image of Pentaerythritol Tetranitrate

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  • 2 Indian Railways Organization for Alternate Fuel Won Golden Peacock Award for Eco Innovation [ Env. ]

    Indian Railways Organization for Alternate Fuel (IROAF) won Golden Peacock Award for Eco Innovation for 2017 for introducing eco-friendly and cost saving dual fuel 1400 HP Diesel engines on DEMU trains.

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    Image of Golden Peacock Awards

    Image of Golden Peacock Awards

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  • 3 ISRO’S GSAT-17 Launched Successfully from French Guiana [ Sci-Tech ]

    Latest communication satellite GSAT-17. Heavy duty rocket of Arianespace from the spaceport of Kourou in French Guiana (Flight VA238), 3, 477 kg Launched into a Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit (GTO).

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    Image of satellite GSAT-17

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  • 4 Amazon Ask for Drone Technology Patent in India [ Sci-Tech ]

    Amazon has asked for patent in India for drones, or unscrewed autonomous vehicles (UAV) to deliver ordered books with extra anti-hacking protection according to the U. S. Patent and Trademark Office.

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    Amazon’s Proposed Parachute Delivery

    Amazon’s Proposed Parachute Delivery

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  • 5 Kerala Government Adopts ’Green Protocol’ for Nature-Friendly Weddings [ Env. ]

    Kerala State government has taken big step in the direction of pollution free environment by adopting Green Protocol to make the weddings more nature-friendly. The protocol is adopted under anti-plastic drive and Green-Kerala Mission of Kerala government.

    Kerala Government Prohibition on disposable glasses and plates

    Kerala Government Prohibition on Disposable Glasses and Plates

    Kerala Government Prohibition on disposable glasses and plates

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  • 6 IIT Kharagpur Scientists Introduce New Technology to Manufacture Biofuel [ Sci-Tech ]

    Scientists at IIT Kharagpur has come up with a new technology of manufacturing Biofuel known as ‘soil-to-soil’ cheaper, quicker and pollution-free. The technology is in the process of being patented.

    Introduce New Technology to Manufacture Biofuel

    Introduce New Technology to Manufacture Biofuel

    Introduce New Technology to Manufacture Biofuel

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  • 7 Arun Jaitley Inaugurats Aeronautical Test Range at Chitradurga in Karnataka [ Sci-Tech ]

    The newly built Aeronautical Test Range (ATR) of the Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) has been inaugurated by Defence Minister Arun Jaitley has inaugurated at Chitradurga in Karnataka.

    Location of Chitradurga in Karnataka

    Location of Chitradurga in Karnataka

    Location of Chitradurga in Karnataka

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  • Jul 21, 2017
  • 1 MERIT App,Merit Order Stack and E-Bidding Portal for Utilization of Domestic Coal [ Sci-Tech ]

    ’MERIT app or Merit Order Despatch of Electricity for Rejuvenation of Income and Transparency and the e-bidding portal provide e-Bidding solution to States to select Independent Power Producers (IPPs) for procurement of power by transferring their domestic coal under the scheme o

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  • 2 जीएसएलवी मार्क-3 (GSLV Mark-3 in Hindi ) [ Sci-Tech ]

    प्रस्तावना: -अंतरिक्ष असीम है। अनंत संभावनाएँ हैं। भारत ने स्वतंत्रता के बाद से अंतरिक्ष के क्षेत्र में कदम रखना शुरू किया। आज हम अंतरिक्ष के विस्तार में अपने भविष्य को तलाश रहे हैं। 5 जून को भारत अपना अब तक का सबसे वजनी यानी 640 टन के रॉकेट (अग्नि बाण) जीएसएलवी मार्क-3 का प्रक्

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  • 3 4th National Summit on Good, Replicable Practices and Innovations in Public Health Care Systems [ Health ]

    National Summit on Good, Replicable Practices, and Innovations in Public Health Care Systems is important national summit of hospital management. The theme for this year was meeting Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Another important focus was National Health Policy, 2017 whi

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  • 4 India Free from Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (H5N1 and H5N8) [ Health ]

    India had reported outbreaks of Highly Pathogenic Avian influenza at various epicenters in Delhi, Gwalior (MP), Rajpura (Punjab), Hissar (Haryana), Bellary (Karnataka), Allappuzha and Kottayam (Kerala), Ahmedabad (Gujarat), Daman (Daman) and Khordha and Angul (Odisha during Octob

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  • 5 अंतरिक्ष ( Space in hindi) [ Sci-Tech ]

    नया देश: - अंतरिक्ष में नया देश बसाने की तैयार हो रही है। ऐसा देश, जहां कोई धर्म या जाति नहीं होगी। एस्गार्डिया नामक इस देश के संविधान पर तो काम बाकी है। पर इसका अंतरिम प्रमुख तय हो गया है। रूसी अंतरिक्षयात्री व अरबपति इगोर अशरबेयली इसके हेड (प्रमुख) ऑफ (का) नेशन (राष्ट्र) होंगे

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  • Jul 7, 2017
  • 1 Ozone Recovery May Be Delayed by Rise of Paint Stripper Chemical- Dichloromethane [ Env. ]

    Because of unregulated ozone-depleting substance in the environment, the recovery of Antarctic ozone levels can be delayed by five to 30 years. Previously ignored chemical called dichloromethane may be contributing to ozone depletion.

    • The Montreal Protocol on Substances that Dep

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  • 2 Rooftop Solar to Become Norm by 2040: Niti Aayog [ Sci-Tech ]

    Rooftop solar to be norm in the country by 2040, according to Niti Aayog’s draft National Energy Policy (NEP). Increased electricity share may not be viable to tap rooftop solar for homes.

    • Share of solar and wind is expected to be 14 - 18 per cent: 9 - 11 per cent in electricity

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  • 3 National Biopharma Mission [ Health ]

    It is an Industry-Academia Collaborative for Accelerating Discovery Research to Early Development for Biopharmaceuticals. Program under Innovate in India (i3) with investment of USD 250 million with USD 125 million loan from World Bank to create an enabling ecosystem promoting en

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  • 4 Opportunity Rover Mark Evidence of Ancient Lake on Mars [ Sci-Tech ]

    Opportunity Mars rover of NASA has found the edge of a crater on the red planet which could be lake of liquid water. It has founded rocks at the edge of Endeavour Crater which were either transported by a flood or by wind.

    Rover Mark Evidence of Ancient Lake on Mars

    Rover Mark Evidence of Ancient Lake on Mars

    Rover Mark Evidence of Ancient Lake on Mars

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  • Jul 4, 2017
  • 1 10 Satellites Launches by SpaceX from California [ Sci-Tech ]

    A SpaceX launched 10 communications satellites into orbit from California just after two days of successfully launched a satellite from Florida. The Falcon 9 rocket was launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base northwest of Los Angeles by low- lying fog at 1.25 pm pacific daylight ti

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  • 2 ISRO Launch 31 Satellites with PSLV Rocket [ Sci-Tech ]

    Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has successful launched the Cartosat-2 series and 30 co-passenger satellites of other countries by the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV). The weight of the Cartosat-2 series is 712 kg.

    • In 30 co-passenger satellites 29 satellites are

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  • Jun 26, 2017
  • 1 NPC Introduce Training of Trainers Programme on Capacity Building for 6 Waste Management Rules [ Env. ]

    NPC Introduce Training of Trainers Programme on Capacity Building for Six Waste Management Rules 201, The Ministry of Environment, Forests, Climate Change and Government of India has introduced Six Waste Management Rules in year 2016 under the Swachh Bharat Mission and They are:

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  • 2 Father of India’S Nuclear Fusion Predhiman Krishan Kaw Passed Away [ Sci-Tech ]

    Padma Shri Prof Predhiman Krishan Kaw father of India’s nuclear fusion reactor program is passed away at the age of 69 years due to Parkinson’s disease in Ahmadabad, he is the founder of Institute for Plasma Research (IPR) at Gandhinagar in 1986 and also has served as director of

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  • 3 World’S First Train That Runs on Virtual Tracks Launched by China [ Sci-Tech ]

    China has launched world’s first train which will run on the virtual track by using sensor technology. The train has rubber wheels and plastic core. This train is developed on new technology which has been copyrighted by China Rail Corporation.

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    Image of World’s First Train That Runs on Virtual Tracks

    Image of World’s First Train that runs on Virtual Tracks

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  • Jun 24, 2017
  • 1 Lockheed and Tata Jointly Develop F-16 Planes in India [ Sci-Tech ]

    Lockheed Martin and Tata Advanced Systems have signed an agreement to construct F-16 fighter planes in India and announcement in this regard was made at the Paris Airshow. The main objective of Lockheed Martin behind tai-up with Tata is meant to winning billions of dollars worth

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  • 2 AIIMS MBBS Result 2017 Announced

    AIIMS MBBS Exam 2017 has been announced on 15th June 2017 which was conducted on 28th May 2017. Itis a national level undergraduate medical entrance exam which is conducted by All India Institute of Medical Science, New Delhi for getting admission in MBBS programme.

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  • Jun 21, 2017
  • 1 Global Innovation Index 2017 [ Env. ]

    Switzerland, Sweden, the Netherlands, the USA and the UK are ranked as most-innovative countries in the world where as nations group such as India, Kenya, and Viet Nam has given strong competition to their development-level peers according to the Global Innovation Index 2017 whic

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  • 2 Mission Retro-Fitment Launched [ Sci-Tech ]

    Suresh Prabhu the Minister of Railways has launched Mission Retro-Fitment and improves the existing fleet of coaches to make better experience for the passenger. Make improvement in the furnishing & amenities of the Railways coaches under Indian Mission Retro-Fitment is the most

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  • Jun 18, 2017
  • 1 📹 Highlight on Space Research Contemporary - Expected Question 2017 Part-3 [ Sci-Tech ]

    We will be covering the important questions and topics for competitive examinations for 2017 related to Defense and related policies. As per video tutorials and lectures at YouTube@Examrace

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  • 2 📹 Highlight on Space Research Contemporary - Expected Question 2017 Part-2 [ Sci-Tech ]

    We will be covering the important questions and topics for competitive examinations for 2017 related to Defense and related policies. As per video tutorials and lectures at YouTube@Examrace

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  • 3 📹 Highlight on Space Research Contemporary - Expected Question 2017 Part-1 [ Sci-Tech ]

    We will be covering the important questions and topics for competitive examinations for 2017 related to Space Research Contemporary and related policies. As per video tutorials and lectures at YouTube@Examrace

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