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  • May 22, 2017
  • 1 WannaCry Ransomware Used in Widespread Attacks All Over the World [ Sci-Tech ]

    It has been reported that a new ransomware named as “WannaCry” is spreading widely. WannaCry encrypts the files on infected Windows systems. Our products detected and successfully blocked a large number of ransomware attacks around the world.

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    Image of the Hacked Windows Systems

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  • 2 New Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine Against Pneumonia Launched [ Health ]

    Minister for Health and Family Welfare J P Nadda has launched new Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine, PCV, for Pneumonia at Lal Bahadur Shastri Medical College Hospital in Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh.

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    Image of the Pneumonia Vaccines

    Image of the Pneumonia vaccines

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  • May 18, 2017
  • 1 NASA Detects Signs of Strong Water in Neptune-Sized Planet [ Sci-Tech ]

    National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) scientists detected a strong water signature in the atmosphere of a distant Neptune-sized planet called HAT-P-26b. That could help understand more about the birth and development of planetary systems.

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    Image of the Signs of Strong Water in Neptune

    Image of the signs of strong water in Neptune

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  • 2 India’S First Bio Refinery Plant Inaugurated in Pune [ Sci-Tech ]

    Union Minister of Road Transport and Highway Nitin Gadkari inaugurated the country’s first bio-refinery plant which produces ethanol from the variety of biomass. The project is situated at Rahu in Pune district of Maharashtra.

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    Image of the First Bio Refinery Plant

    Image of the First Bio Refinery Plant

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  • 3 Indian Origin Scientists Elected Fellows of UK Royal Society [ Sci-Tech ]

    Three Indian-origin scientists known for their knowledge in genetics, computers and ecology have been elected fellows of the Royal Society, the world’s oldest scientific academy in continuous existence. They are among the 50 scientists and 10 foreign members who have been elected

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  • 4 South-Asia Satellite Successfully Launched by India [ Sci-Tech ]

    India on 5 May 2017 launched the first South Asia Satellite, built by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). The South Asia Satellite has 12 Ku band transponders which India’s neighbors can use to improve their communications services.

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    Image of the South Asia Satellite

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  • 5 This New Test Kit Can Identify Cancer with Just One Drop of Blood [ Health ]

    Chinese scientists have developed a new test that can identify various kinds of cancer by analyzing just a drop of human blood. Researchers at Tsinghua University’s School of Life Sciences developed the reagent (mixture) test kit of Hsp90a protein for clinical use.

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    Image of the One Drop of Blood

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  • May 15, 2017
  • 1 HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar Launches Vidya-Veerta Abhiyan [ Sci-Tech ]

    Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar will launch Students for soldiers- a nationwide Vidya – Veerta Abhiyan to encourage 1, 000 educational institutions to display portraits of war heroes on campus.

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    Image of the Vidya – Veerta Abhiyan

    Image of the Vidya – Veerta Abhiyan

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  • 2 Department of Telecommunications Launches Portal for Information on Mobile Tower Radiation [ Sci-Tech ]

    Department of Telecom (DoT) will launch in a month a portal ‘Tarang Sanchar’ that will help users get checked the radiation level of mobile towers and transmitters across the country in a month. Radiation from mobile towers did not have any adverse impact on human health.

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    Image of the Mobile Tower

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  • 3 Indian Railways to Track Wagons and Coaches with RFID Tags [ Sci-Tech ]

    Leveraging information technology in a big way, the Indian Railways is set to make use of the radio-frequency identification tags (RFID) for tracking of wagons, coaches and locomotives to ensure the effective and transparent functioning of the system.

    Indian Railways to Track Wagons and Coaches with RFID tags

    Indian Railways to Track Wagons and Coaches with RFID Tags

    Indian Railways to Track Wagons and Coaches with RFID tags

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  • May 7, 2017
  • 1 ISRO Launches Solar Calculator App [ Sci-Tech ]

    ISRO has launched a Solar Calculator application that allows for accurate calculation of the benefit of installing solar panels at any location in the country. The App provides monthly/yearly solar potential (in kWh/m2) and minimum/maximum temperature at any location Global warmi

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  • 2 Scientists Create ‘Artificial Womb’ [ Sci-Tech ]

    Scientists create artificial womb that could save the lives of premature babies. The study describes a new system that allows fetal lambs at a similar stage of development as critically pre-term human infants (defined as births earlier than 24 weeks) to survive outside of the mot

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  • May 1, 2017
  • 1 NASA Successfully Launches Super Pressure Balloon [ Sci-Tech ]

    NASA successfully launched Super pressure balloon from Wanaka Airport, New Zealand. A mission designed to run 100 or more days floating at 110, 000 feet (33.5 km) about the globe in the southern hemisphere’s mid-latitude band. While validating the super pressure balloon technolog

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  • 2 One Health Approach [ Health ]

    A finalized approach has been used by India to combat antimicrobial resistance which has been announced by the union Minister of health and family welfare J P Nadda. The government is ready with the blueprint which will meet the global expectations and it should come under the on

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  • 3 3D-Printed Metal Fabrics Developed for Space [ Sci-Tech ]

    3D-printed metal fabric has been developed by the scientists in NASA. It has been made to use for astronaut spacesuits or as shields and insulation for spacecraft. The fabrics are the foldable one and can change shape quickly which can be useful for large antennas and other deplo

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  • 4 Malaria Vaccine to Be Tested [ Health ]

    The first malaria vaccine will be tested on the three chosen African countries by the World health Organization. Ghana, Kenya and Malawi are the countries, which will begin piloting the injectable vaccine next year with young children.

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    Malaria Vaccine to Be Tested

    Malaria vaccine to be tested

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  • 5 अंतरिक्ष एवं खोज ( Space and Research ) [ Sci-Tech ]

    सौर मंडल: -वैज्ञानिको ने हमारे जैसा ही एक और सौर मंडल ढूंढ लिया है। इसमें पृथ्वी के आकार के सात ग्रह हैं। ये सभी छोटे तारे ट्रेपिस्ट-1 का चक्ककर लगाते हैं। नासा के वैज्ञानिकों के मुताबिक इनमें से तीन ग्रहों में समुद्र भी है। इससे वहां जीवन होने यानी एलियंस की मौजूदगी की पूरी संभ

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  • 6 ISRO’S Mission Venus [ Sci-Tech ]

    Post the Mars mission, the Indian Space Research Organization’s is planning for a mission to Venus. Though various speculations have been made regarding the launch but the officials have said that the launch will not be happening before 2020. That has been planning to spend a spa

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  • 7 📹 Super-Earth Discovered [ Sci-Tech ]

    The Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics scientists has found a new super-earth like planet. Since the one we found 40 years back which was twice the size of mother earth. It has happened yet again. It has LHS 1140b which is orbiting the habitable zone of a small red dwarf

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  • 8 📹 Highlight on Our Guests - Expected Questions for 2017 [ Env. ]

    We will be covering the important questions and topics for competitive examinations for 2017 related to environment, biodiversity, ecosystem and related policies. As per video tutorials and lectures at Youtube@Examrace

    Expected Questions on Environment and Biodiversity Part 1

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  • 9 इसरो दव्ारा104उपग्रह अंतरिक्ष में सफलतापूर्वक छोड़े (ISRO104 Satellites Successfully Left in Space) [ Sci-Tech ]

    प्रस्तावना: -असीम अंतरिक्ष संभावनाओं का खुला आमंत्रण है। कुछ दशक पहले तक हम अपने रॉकेट (अग्नि बाण) को साइकिल के कैरियर पर प्रक्षेपण के लिए ले जाते थे। लेकिन हार नही मानी। आज इसरो (भारतीय अंतरिक्ष अनुसंधान संगठन) मजबूती से बढ़ रहा है। विकसित देश भी अपने उपग्रह के प्रक्षेपण के लिए

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  • Apr 28, 2017
  • 1 ज्ञान-विज्ञान और अंतरिक्ष (Knowledge and Space) [ Sci-Tech ]

    टोक्यो (जापान): - जापान का अंतरिक्ष कचरे को साफ करने का एक प्रयोग विफल हो गया। जापान एयरोस्पेस एक्सप्लोरेशन एजेंसी (खोज यात्रा, कार्यस्थान) के वैज्ञानिकों ने जाल बनाने वाली कंपनी की मदद से एक इलेक्ट्रो डायनमिक (विद्युत, गति और बल के अध्ययन से संबंधित भैतिकी की शाखा) जाल बनाया था

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  • 2 The First ‘Made in India’ Robot [ Sci-Tech ]

    The Tata Motors have unveiled the first ‘conceptualized, designed and manufactured articulated industrial robot’ called “BRABO”. BRABO stands for “Bravo Robot”. The robot has been developed indigenously for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) in India. It has been develope

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  • 3 📹 Seabed Resident Event Profiler (SREP) Robot Developed by NIO [ Sci-Tech ]

    National institute of Oceanography has developed a robotic platform, Seabed Resident Event Profiler which is capable of being stationed at any water depth from 0 - 200 meters to track the oceanic processes. It has been made to regularly record the water column information at ever

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  • Apr 21, 2017
  • 1 📹 Focus on near Threatened Mammals and Least Concern - Expected Questions for 2017 [ Env. ]

    We will be covering the important questions and topics for competitive examinations for 2017 related to environment, biodiversity, ecosystem and related policies. As per video tutorials and lectures at Youtube@Examrace

    Expected Questions on Environment and Biodiversity Part 1

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  • Apr 18, 2017
  • 1 📹 Focus on Vulnerable Reptiles & Turtle Vs. Tortoise & Threatened- Expected Questions for 2017 [ Env. ]

    We will be covering the important questions and topics for competitive examinations for 2017 related to environment, biodiversity, ecosystem and related policies. As per video tutorials and lectures at Youtube@Examrace

    Expected Questions on Environment and Biodiversity Part 1

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  • 2 Belle-II Detector System Integrated with Powerful Super KEKB Accelerator [ Sci-Tech ]

    The Belle-II experiment which has been done in Tsukub, Japan conducted by The High Energy Accelerator Research Organization (KEK) has been completed. It can be taken as the step forward by integrating particle detector with powerful accelerator. The word roll-in refers to the ope

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  • 3 📹 Focus on Vulnerable Mammals- Expected Questions for 2017 [ Env. ]

    We will be covering the important questions and topics for competitive examinations for 2017 related to environment, biodiversity, ecosystem and related policies. As per video tutorials and lectures at Youtube@Examrace

    Expected Questions on Environment and Biodiversity Part 1

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  • 4 Survey of India Launches Web Portal Nakshe [ Sci-Tech ]

    A new web portal has been launched by the Survey of India to make open series maps available to Indians for free. It was launched by Union Minister for Science & Technology and Earth Science, Harsh Vardhan on the occasion of 250th anniversary of SOI.

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    Logo of Survey of India

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  • 5 📹 Focus on Endangered and Vulnerable Mammals - Expected Questions for 2017 [ Env. ]

    We will be covering the important questions and topics for competitive examinations for 2017 related to environment, biodiversity, ecosystem and related policies. As per video tutorials and lectures at Youtube@Examrace

    Expected Questions on Environment and Biodiversity Part 1

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