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  • Nov 11, 2016
  • 1 China to Launch World’s First X-Ray Pulsar Navigation Spaceship by This Month [ Sci-Tech ]

    China plans to launch an X-ray pulsar navigation satellite ‘XPNAV-1’ in November to test autonomous spacecraft navigation- world’s first X-ray pulsar navigation satellite.This will be a revolutionary step towards a more digitalized future of space research driving research in sel

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  • Nov 10, 2016
  • 1 Video App ‘YouTube Kids’ Launched in India to Promote Child’S Personal Growth [ Sci-Tech ]

    The standalone, kid-friendly and mobile-first app is available on Google Play and App Store from Wednesday. The arrival of YouTube Kids in India comes one-and-a-half years after it was first launched in the United States.

    Image of Kids You Tube

    Image of Kids You Tube

    Image of Kids You Tube

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  • Nov 9, 2016
  • 1 Scientists Discover Water on Giant Metallic Asteroid Named Psyche [ Sci-Tech ]

    Scientists detected the presence of water on Psyche, the largest metallic asteroid in our solar system. NASA’s Infrared Telescope Facility (IRTF) in Hawaii detected these new observations. The source of water on Psyche however remains a mystery with few unproven theories.

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  • Nov 8, 2016
  • 1 Germany Unveils First Zero-Emissions Hydrogen Train Coradia iLint [ Sci-Tech ]

    World’s first hydrogen powered, emission-free train in Germany is named Coradia iLint. This breakthrough innovation in the field of clean transportation would signal the phasing out of heavily polluting, diesel-powered trains.

    Zero-Emissions Hydrogen Train Coradia iLint

    Zero-Emissions Hydrogen Train Coradia ILint

    Zero-Emissions Hydrogen Train Coradia iLint

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  • 2 NASA’S MMS Mission Breaks Guinness World Record [ Sci-Tech ]

    NASA’s Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) mission made the Guinness world record for highest altitude fix of a Global Positioning System (GPS) signal achieving closest flying separation of a multi-spacecraft formation with only 7.2 km between the four satellites.

    NASA’s Magnetospheric Multiscale

    NASA’s Magnetospheric Multiscale

    NASA’s Magnetospheric Multiscale

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  • 3 एलियंस(पराग्रह्यी)का अस्तित्व और मानव सभ्यता (Aliens & the Existence of Human Civilization) [ Sci-Tech ]

    प्रस्तावना:- अंतरिक्ष के असीम विस्तार में पृथ्वी के आगे भी जीवन की संभावनांए हैं। विज्ञान कथाओं और फिल्मों ने इन एलियंस (पराग्रह्यी) को हमारी स्मृति में रोप (गाढ़) दिया है। इनके अस्तित्व पर शोध जारी है। हाल ही में मशहूर वैज्ञानिक ’स्टीफन हॉकिंग’ एलियंस से संपर्क नहीं करने और मानव

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  • Nov 4, 2016
  • 1 NASA Completes Construction of James Webb Space Telescope [ Sci-Tech ]

    NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration- US) successfully completed the largest space telescope- 100 times powerful than the Hubble Space Telescope. It may find the first galaxies that were formed in the early creation.

    NASA Completes Construction of James Webb Space Telescope

    NASA Completes Construction of James Webb Space Telescope

    NASA Completes Construction of James Webb Space Telescope

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  • Oct 30, 2016
  • 1 Ross Sea Designated as World’S Largest Marine Protected Area [ Sci-Tech ]

    At a meeting in Hobart, Australia, the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) agreed to a joint USA New Zealand proposal to establish Ross Sea as the MPA.

    • The protections will not decrease the total amount of fish catch allowed in the Ross S

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  • Oct 28, 2016
  • 1 India’s Biggest Debit Card Fraud [ Sci-Tech ]

    Around 32 lakh debit cards of various banks were affected by malware (biggest security crack ever) silently moved into a bank’s server with the possibility of the virus exploiting vulnerabilities in systems. This kind of attack is known as advanced persistent threat (ABT).

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  • Oct 26, 2016
  • 1 Tiangong-2 Launches Micro-Satellite Banxing-2 [ Sci-Tech ]

    Space lab of China, Tiangong-2 has successfully launched a micro-satellite Banxing-2. Two astronauts were launched into space onboard of the Shenzhou-11 spacecraft on 11th October 2016. It docked with Tiangong-2 on 13th October 2016. Satellite will start orbiting Tiangong-2 and S

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  • Oct 25, 2016
  • 1 WMO: CO2 Level Reaches Record High in 2016 [ Sci-Tech ]

    World Meteorological Organization’s (WMO) reported record levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions the atmosphere. In 2016 globally averaged concentration of CO2 in the atmosphere reached to 400 parts per million (ppm) for the first time.

    World Meteorological Organization’s

    World Meteorological Organization’s

    World Meteorological Organization’s

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  • 2 ISRO Starts Landing Tests for Chandrayaan-2 Mission [ Sci-Tech ]

    ISRO (Indian Space Research Organsiation) has started a series of ground and aerial tests linked to the dangerous Moon landing of Chandrayaan-2. These tests were started from ISRO’s new site at Challakere in Chitradurga district from Bengaluru.

    Image of Chandrayaan-2

    Image of Chandrayaan-2

    Image of Chandrayaan-2

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  • Oct 23, 2016
  • 1 TRAI Suggests Rs 3,050 Crore Penalty on Airtel, Vodafone & Idea [ Sci-Tech ]

    Telecom Regulator Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) recommended a penalty of 3,050 crore rupees on Bharti Airtel, Vodafone and Idea cellular for not providing sufficient interconnects points to Reliance Jio. Penalty should be imposed on these telecom companies for alle

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  • Oct 22, 2016
  • 1 CYSVAX- World’S First Vaccine for Tapeworms in Pig Developed by IIL [ Sci-Tech ]

    CYSVAX is world’s first ever vaccine to fight against Taenia solium Tapeworms found in pigs. It was developed by Indian Immunologicals Limited (IIL) a subsidiary of National Dairy Development Board (NDDB). It has significant potential to reduce the incidence of epilepsy in humans

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  • Oct 21, 2016
  • 1 IGKV Develops Protein-Enriched Rice Variety [ Sci-Tech ]

    Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidyalaya (IGKV) in Chhattisgarh developed a protein-enriched rice variety. Researchers worked for 7 years to develop the variety of rice that is rich in protein along with high zinc content; it has over 10% protein content 3% more than any popular vari

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  • Oct 20, 2016
  • 1 INS Tihayu Commissioned by Indian Navy [ Sci-Tech ]

    Indian Navy has commissioned its high tech water jet fast attack craft (WJFAC) INS Tihayu. This Car Nicobar Class water-jet fast-attack craft was commissioned by the Flag-Officer-Commanding in Chief of the Eastern Naval Command Vice-Admiral H.C.S. Bisht in Visakhapatnam, Andhra P

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  • Oct 19, 2016
  • 1 NPL Scientists Produced Electricity from Water Without Using Energy [ Sci-Tech ]

    Scientists of NPL have developed a new way producing electricity from water hydroelectric cell at room temperature. This was innovated by team of scientists of NPL led by Dr. RK Kotnala from Delhi’s National Physical Laboratory (NPL).

    National Physical Laboratory

    National Physical Laboratory

    National Physical Laboratory

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  • Oct 18, 2016
  • 1 India Joins Nuclear Submarine Club with INS Arihant Commissioning [ Sci-Tech ]

    India commissioned INS Arihant its first strategic nuclear submarine into service. It is a nuclear powered ballistic missile submarine. This 6,000 ton submarine was built under the Advanced Technology Vessel (ATV) project at the Ship Building Yard in Visakhapatnam. Although it wa

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  • Oct 16, 2016
  • 1 IISc Researchers Develops Self-Powered UV Photo Detector [ Sci-Tech ]

    Indian Institute of Science (IISc) developed a cost-effective, high-performance, self-powered UV photo detector that can be used for the harvesting optical energy for direct self-charging of energy storage devices like supercapacitor.

    Self-Powered UV Photo Detector

    Self-Powered UV Photo Detector

    Self-Powered UV Photo Detector

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  • Oct 14, 2016
  • 1 ज्ञान-विज्ञान और अंतरिक्ष (Science and Space) [ Sci-Tech ]

    प्रस्तावना:- पूर्व की भांति इस बार हम आपके लिए कुछ ज्ञान-विज्ञान व अंतरिक्ष से जुड़ी खबरे लाए हैं जो आपका ज्ञान बढ़ाएगें। भारतीय अंतरिक्ष अनुसंधान संगठन (इसरो) एक ही अभियान में विभिन्न देशों के 68 उपग्रह एक साथ पृथ्वी की कक्षा में स्थापित कर नया विश्व प्रमाण कायम करेगा। इसरों अगले

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  • Oct 12, 2016
  • 1 HTC to Offer after Sales Service for Google Pixel Smartphones [ Sci-Tech ]

    Google and HTC have tied up for the sales and aftersales support of new Pixel smartphones. 30 cities in the country will be served by HTC for after sales. HTC will sell the Pixel smartphone through its 1,000 retailer stores.

    • Pixel will be tuff competition for Apple’s iPhone 7.
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  • Oct 11, 2016
  • 1 From December 2016 Google Chrome to Consume Up to 50% Less Memory [ Sci-Tech ]

    Google has announced that a new version of chrome to be released in December 2016 will save up to 50% of memory. This will be the great step by google to reduce memory footprint of chrome and will leading to dramatic improvements in performance and stability especially on mobile

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  • 2 India’S First Obesity Clinic for Children Opened in Mumbai [ Sci-Tech ]

    First obesity clinic for children has been opened at Mumbai, Maharashtra. It was inaugurated at Surya Hospital by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis’s wife Amruta Fadnavis. Aim is to control rising cases of child obesity.

    The decision came after the recent survey conducted in Pune

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  • Oct 10, 2016
  • 1 IAE to Tie Up with India for Its Global LED Programme [ Sci-Tech ]

    International Energy Agency (IAE/ IEA) is going to collaborate with India to implement the government of India’s Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All (UJALA) initiative universally for energy savings. International Energy Agency has been impressed with performance of India’s UJ

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  • Oct 6, 2016
  • 1 Delhi Polices’ Mobile App for Senior Citizens [ Sci-Tech ]

    “Delhi Police Senior Citizen” mobile application was launched by the Delhi Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung to offer immediate assistance in distress. This was done at a function in New Delhi on International Day for Older Persons.

    This application will provide safety to senior cit

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  • 2 2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry Won by Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Bernard L Feringa, and J Fraser Stoddart [ Sci-Tech ]

    Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences selected trio of Jean-Pierre Sauvage, J Fraser Stoddart and Bernard L Feringa for the prestigious 2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for their individual outstanding efforts in developing molecular machines.

    Image of Chemistry Nobel Prize winner 2016

    Image of Chemistry Nobel Prize Winner 2016

    from left Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Bernard L Feringa and J Fraser Stoddart

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  • Oct 5, 2016
  • 1 2016 Google Science Fair Prize Won by Kiara Nirghin [ Sci-Tech ]

    Kiara Nirghin an Indian-origin South African won a $50,000 scholarship at the annual Google Science Fair held in United States. She developed ‘No More Thirsty Crops’ a cheap super-absorbent material using orange peel that helps soil retain water.

    Google Science Fair

    Google Scien

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  • Sep 27, 2016
  • 1 China Developed World’S Largest Radio Telescope [ Sci-Tech ]

    Tianyan is the largest radio telescope in the world developed by China. Also known as “Heavenly Eye” or “The Eye of Heaven” or the “Five-hundred-metre Aperture Spherical radio Telescope (FAST)”.

    World’s Largest Radio Telescope

    World’s Largest Radio Telescope

    World’s Largest Radio Telescope

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  • 2 ISRO Launched ‘Pratham’ IIT-Bombay Student’S Satellite Using PSLV [ Sci-Tech ]

    The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully launched ‘Pratham’ a miniature satellite designed by IIT Bombay students. ISRO also launched seven other satellites into two different orbits in a single mission. This concluded the longest and most complex mission.

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  • Sep 26, 2016
  • 1 World’s Largest Solar Power Plant Now at Kamudhi, Tamil Nadu [ Sci-Tech ]

    The world’s largest solar power plant is not at Kamudhi in Ramanathapuram district 90 km from Madurai in Tamil Nadu. It has an installed capacity of 648MW. It was constructed in 5,000 acres by Adani Group with total expense of Rs 4,550 crore.

    Location of Largest Solar Power Plant Kamudhi

    Location of Largest Solar Power Plant Kamudhi

    Location of Largest Solar Power Plant Kamudhi

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