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  • Nov 7, 2017
  • 1 Government Notifies Wetland (Conservation and Management) Rules 2017 [ Env. ]

    Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC) notified new Wetland (Conservation and Management) Rules 2017 prohibiting range of activities in wetlands replacing earlier 2010 rules.

    Forests & Climate Change notified new Wetland Rules 2017

    Forests & Climate Change Notified New Wetland Rules 2017

    Forests & Climate Change notified new Wetland Rules 2017

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  • 2 Bacteria Spread Antibiotic Resistance Through Soil [ Health ]

    Researchers from North Carolina State University in US found antibiotic resistance to be passed between bacteria found in the soil. Findings also indicate that spread of manure on ground as fertilizer spreads antibiotic resistance to bacteria in the soil.

    Image of Plasmid resistance

    Image of Plasmid Resistance

    Image of Plasmid resistance

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  • Nov 5, 2017
  • 1 India Hosts Global Wildlife Programme to Address Illegal Wildlife Trade [ Env. ]

    To address illegal wildlife trade across 19 countries of Asia and Africa, India is hosting the Global Wildlife Programme (GWP) jointly with World Bank and United Nations Development Programme.

    Image of Illegal Wildlife Trade Data India

    Image of Illegal Wildlife Trade Data India

    Image of Illegal Wildlife Trade Data India

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  • Nov 2, 2017
  • 1 📹 Expected Questions for Computers – Nov 2017 NET (Set - 2) [ CBSE NET-JRF Upd. ]

    Here we will be covering solutions of the most important questions for upcoming November 2017 NET exam on Computer. We will be continuing the series with environment and computers which is gaining importance based on the current trend. Also note since this time there is no choice

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  • 2 📹 Expected Questions for Computers – Nov 2017 NET (Set - 1) [ CBSE NET-JRF Upd. ]

    Here we will be covering solutions of the most important questions for upcoming November 2017 NET exam on Computer. We will be continuing the series with environment and computers which is gaining importance based on the current trend. Also note since this time there is no choice

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  • 3 📹 Expected Questions for Environment – Nov 2017 NET (Set - 3) [ CBSE NET-JRF Upd. ]

    Here we will be covering solutions of the most important questions for upcoming November 2017 NET exam on environment. We will be continuing the series with environment and computers which is gaining importance based on the current trend. Also note since this time there is no cho

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  • 4 📹 Expected Questions for Environment – Nov 2017 NET (Set - 2) [ CBSE NET-JRF Upd. ]

    Here we will be covering solutions of the most important questions for upcoming November 2017 NET exam on environment. We will be continuing the series with environment and computers which is gaining importance based on the current trend. Also note since this time there is no cho

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  • 5 🌟 ‘My Home-My Neighborhood’ Scheme- “Waste to Energy” for Urban Areas (Important) [ Env. ]

    Government has been emphasizing the need for more waste management plants around the country. “Waste to Energy” is not only an opportunity but also a necessity. Huge amount of urban waste generated in India- creates an urgent need to convert the waste into energy.

    Image of Urban Waste In India

    Image of Urban Waste In India

    Image of Urban Waste In India

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  • Nov 1, 2017
  • 1 📹 Expected Questions for Environment – Nov 2017 NET (Set - 1) [ CBSE NET-JRF Upd. ]

    Here we will be covering solutions of the most important questions for upcoming November 2017 NET exam on environment. We will be continuing the series with environment and computers which is gaining importance based on the current trend. Also note since this time there is no cho

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  • 2 India Joins 5G Ecosystem and First Ever India Mobile Congress 2017 [ Sci-Tech ]

    More than 100 leading global companies are expected to participate in India’s first ever Mobile Congress 2017 organized from 27thSeptember to 29th September 2017. Led by Department of Telecom as the nodal ministry

    Table Contain Shows the 5G vs 4g

    Table Contain Shows the 5G vs 4g

    3G VS 4G VS 5G

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    5G

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    2004 - 05

    2006 - 10

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    Bandwidth

    2mbps

    200mbps

    > 1gbps

    Technology

    Broadband with/CDMA/IP technology

    Unified IP and seamless combination of LAN/WAN/WLAN/PAN

    4G + WWWW

    Service

    Integrated high-quality audio, video and data

    Dynamic information access, variable

    Dynamic information access, variable devices with all capabilities

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  • Oct 26, 2017
  • 1 Lancet India’S Million Death Study: 1 Million Children Saved [ Health ]

    According to The Lancet ‘India’s Million Death Study’, India avoided about 10 lakh deaths of children under age 5 since 2005 by significant reductions in mortality due to pneumonia, diarrhoea, neonatal infections, birth asphyxia, trauma, measles and tetanus.

    Image of Infant Mortality Rate In India 2016

    Image of Infant Mortality Rate In India 2016

    Image of Infant Mortality Rate In India 2016

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  • 2 Lowest Wind Tariff of Rs. 2.64 Per kWh Achieved in Second Wind Auction of 1000 MW [ Env. ]

    The wind tariff in India touched lowest level of Rs. 2.64 per kWh in the second wind auction conducted by the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) on behalf of Ministry of New & Renewable Energy.

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    Image of Wind Tariff In India

    Image of Wind tariff In India

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  • Oct 23, 2017
  • 1 🌟 Indian Lego Program and Nobel Prize in Physics 2017 for Lego (Important) [ Sci-Tech ]

    2017 Nobel Prize for Physics paper (discover paper) has 39 Indian authors and scientists. The contributions came from nine institutions- CMI Chennai, ICTS-TIFR Bengaluru, IISER-Kolkata, IISER-Trivandrum, IIT Gandhinagar, IPR Gandhinagar, IUCAA Pune, RRCAT Indore, and TIFR Mumbai

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  • Oct 22, 2017
  • 1 🌟 Intensified Mission Indradhanush (UIP, MI and IMI), ImTeCHO & PMSMA (Important) [ Health ]

    Intensified Mission Indradhanush aims to reach each and every child under two years of age and all those pregnant women who have been left uncovered under the routine immunisation programme – reducing maternal and child mortality.

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    Intensified Mission Indradhanush Image

    Intensified Mission Indradhanush Image

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  • Oct 21, 2017
  • 1 🌟 Global Burden of Disease (GBD) Survey: Food Deficiencies and Tuberculosis (Important) [ Health ]

    According to Global Burden of Disease (GBD) Survey, nutritional deficiencies and tuberculosis are two most common ailments in India. Provides a survey with collaboration of over 12, 300 researchers from 130 countries providing comprehensive picture disabilities and mortalities ac

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  • 2 Low-Cost Cancer Detection Method Developed by IIT-Ropar [ Health ]

    IIT-Ropar developed low-cost cancer-detection method and plans to extend the in vivo experiments for determining early skin cancer collaborating with medical institutes. Early stage cancer detection is done using Dynamic Thermal Imaging (DTI) in a simple clinical setting.

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    Image of Causes Cancer In India

    Image of Causes Cancer In India

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  • 3 🌟 Turbine to Produce Sustainable Electricity from Ocean Currents (Important) [ Env. ]

    Researchers from the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST), Japan in a project titled “Sea Horse, ” harnessed energy from the Kuroshio Ocean Current flowing from the eastern coast of Taiwan and around southern parts of Japan.

    Image of Turbine to Produce Sustainable Electricity

    Image of Turbine to Produce Sustainable Electricity

    Image of Turbine to Produce Sustainable Electricity

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  • Oct 16, 2017
  • 1 TFR in India: Mission ParivarVikas- Health Ministry Launches Two New Contraceptives [ Health ]

    The total fertility rate of India stands at 2.2 as of 2017. Majority of Indian states fertility rate has fallen well below the replacement level of 2.1. High focus districts are in 7 states of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, and Assam.

    Map of Majority of Indian States Fertility Rate

    Map of Majority of Indian States Fertility Rate

    Map of Majority of Indian States Fertility Rate

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  • Oct 12, 2017
  • 1 🌟 Parali 1 Island in Lakshadweep Vanishes (Important) [ Env. ]

    Parali 1 a biodiversity-rich uninhabited island of Lakshadweep, part of Bangaram Atoll, disappeared due to coastal erosion and 4 such islands are shrinking. With one island submerged- Lakshadweep is an archipelago of only 36 islands.

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    Image of Arali 1 Island in Lakshadweep

    Image of arali 1 Island in Lakshadweep

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  • Oct 10, 2017
  • 1 🌟 Sundarbans and Environment Perspective- First Compendium of Animal Species in Indian (Important) [ Env. ]

    Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) published compendium “Fauna of Sundarban Biosphere Reserve in Indian Sundarbans”. First of its kind compendium in India. Consolidates information of faunal diversity of Sundarbans.

    Map of Sundarbans environment

    Map of Sundarbans Environment

    Map of Sundarbans environment

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  • Oct 9, 2017
  • 1 IUCN: Snow Leopard No Longer Endangered, Mouse Deer in Telangana Forest, New Species [ Env. ]

    International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) changed conservation status of snow leopard from “endangered” to “vulnerable” after three-year assessment. Changed 45 years after snow leopard first declared endangered in 1972.

    Image of International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

    Image of International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

    Image of International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

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  • Oct 8, 2017
  • 1 Regional Research Institute of Homoeopathy Inaugurated in Agartala [ Health ]

    With aim to strengthen health services and propagate of AYUSH systems in North-Eastern states Government. Institute would focus on Malaria research with Homoeopathy with the disease being endemic in the region.

    Image of Regional Research Institute of Homoeopathy in Agartala

    Image of Regional Research Institute of Homoeopathy in Agartala

    Image of Regional Research Institute of Homoeopathy in Agartala

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  • Oct 5, 2017
  • 1 नीली मछली चुनौती खेल (Blue Whale Challenge Game - in Hindi) [ Sci-Tech ]

    प्रस्तावना: - मोबाइल (गतिशील) पर खेले जाने वाले ’ब्लू व्हेल चैलेंज गेम’ से दुनिया भर में दहशत है। इस गेम के भंवर में बच्चे फंस रहे हैं और समाज ही नहीं सरकारें और अदालते भी इस गेम के दुष्प्रभावों से चिंतित है। मद्रास हाईकोर्ट (उच्च न्यायालय) ने इसका तोड़ निकालने व इस पर रोक लगाने

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  • Oct 3, 2017
  • 1 खोज (Discovery - in Hindi) [ Sci-Tech ]

    जीरो की खोज: -हम सभी जानते हैं कि ’जीरो’ की खोज भारत ने की थी। अब इस पर पश्चिम ने भी मुहर लगा दी है। जीरो के इस्तेमाल के बारे में पहली बार कार्बन डेटिंग के जरिए पता लगाया गया है। ऑक्सफोर्ड यूनिवर्सिटी ने एक भारतीय किताब में दर्ज कार्बन डेटिंग से साबित किया है कि तीसरी या चौथी सद

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  • Oct 2, 2017
  • 1 🌟 Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol 30th Anniversary and 23rd World Ozone Day Celebrated [ Env. ]

    The International Day for Preservation of Ozone Layer (or World Ozone Day) is observed every year on September 16 for the preservation of the Ozone Layer. 23rd World Ozone Day has the theme - “Caring for all life under the Sun”.

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    Image of Kigali Amendment

    Image of Kigali Amendment

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  • Sep 28, 2017
  • 1 Bakhshali Manuscript: How Old is Zero? 500 Years Older Than Previously Believed [ Sci-Tech ]

    Scientists traced the origins to zero considered as greatest breakthroughs in the history of mathematics to an ancient Indian text- Bakhshali manuscript. Bakhshali manuscript was housed in the UK since 1902.

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    Image of Bakhshali Manuscript

    Image of Bakhshali Manuscript

    • Bakhshal

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  • Sep 27, 2017
  • 1 Cassini- Huygens Space Probe Orbiting Saturn Now Retired [ Sci-Tech ]

    The Cassini space probe was deliberately disposed of via a controlled fall into Saturn’s atmosphere on September 15, 2017, ending its nearly two-decade-long mission. Method of disposal chosen to prevent biological contamination of Saturn’s moons now thought to offer potentially h

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  • 2 Father of Nephrology in India- Dr. Kirpal Chugh Passes at 85 [ Health ]

    Dr. Kirpal Singh Chugh, widely regarded as the “father of nephrology in India” and Padma Shri (2000), the country’s fourth highest civilian award, passed away at 85. He belonged to Patti in Tarn Taran.

    Image of Father of Nephrology In India- Dr. Kirpal Chugh

    Image of Father of Nephrology In India- Dr. Kirpal Chugh

    Image of Father of Nephrology In India- Dr. Kirpal Chugh

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  • 3 Lunar Occultation: 3 Planets Behind the Moon [ Sci-Tech ]

    In September 2017, moon will shortly block Venus, then Mars and then Mercury in the sky in an event called a lunar occultation. Occultation occurs when moon passes in front of a celestial object.

    Image of Lunar Occultation: 3 Planets behind the Moon

    Image of Lunar Occultation: 3 Planets Behind the Moon

    Image of Lunar Occultation: 3 Planets behind the Moon

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  • Sep 26, 2017
  • 1 World’S First Plant-Based Zika Vaccine [ Health ]

    Scientists from US developed the world’s first plant-based Zika vaccine claimed to be more effective, safer, and cheaper by using proteins derived from Tobacco plant. The plant-based Zika vaccine works against DIII, a part of a Zika viral protein playing a key role in infecting p

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