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    • Aug 20, 2021
    •  🌟 DNA Computers Can Grow Itself- Store More and Be Faster Then Conventional Computers (Important) [ Science & Technology, Computers & ICT ]

      Scientists have designed new, super-fast computer made of DNA molecules that grows as it computes & can outperform all standard systems in solving practical problems. Researchers from University of Manchester showed feasibility of engineering universal turing machine (UTM) - comp…

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    •  PSLV-C43 Successfully Launches Earth Observation Satellite HysIS and 30 Foreign Satellites [ Science & Technology, Space and ISRO ]

      Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has successfully launched country՚s 1st advance earth observation satellite Hyper Spectral Imaging Satellite (HysIS) along w/30 other satellites from 8 countries.

      These satellites were launched on board of ISRO՚s w…

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    •  जैव विविधता दिवस (Biodiversity Day) [ News Snippets (Hindi) ]

      प्रस्तावना:- प्रकृति एक रस नहीं। इसमें भांति-भांति की प्रजातियां हैं। पृथ्वी का सृजन ही विविधता से भरा हुआ है। यही जैव विविधता जीवन का आधार है। 22 मई को अंतरराष्ट्रीय जैव विविधता दिवस मनाया गया यानी धरती पर पशु-पक्षियों और पेड़-पौधों की प्रजातियों के संरक्षण के संकल्प का दिन। लेकि…

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    •  ग्लोबल वार्मिंग (Global Warming Causes and Consequences - Essay in Hindi) [ News Snippets (Hindi) ]

      प्रस्तावना:- फ्रांस की राजधानी पेरिस में आज से शुरू हो रहा जलवायु परिवर्तन सम्मेलन होने जा रहा है जिसका लक्ष्य ग्रीन हाउस गैसों के उत्सर्जन को सीमित कर धरती के तापमान को बढ़ने से रोकने के लिए एक वैश्विक समझौते पर पहुंचना है। इस मौके पर प्रधानमंत्री मोदी सहित अमेरिका बराक ओबामा, ची…

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    •  🌟 Global Firepower Index or Power Index: Indian Military Ranked 4th Strongest in World (Important) [ Defense, Country & State Rankings & Indices ]

      Out of 133 countries, India is ranked fourth on a global index for its military strength, only the United States, Russia and China are ranked above India on the list. Pakistan is ranked 13th on the Global Firepower index 2017.

      • India maintained its position ab…

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    •  Jwala Gutta, Ashwni Ponappa win women’s doubles title of Canada Open Badminton tournament [ Sports ]

      Women՚s doubles title- Badminton Indian pair of ace Jwala Gutta and Ashwni Ponappa won the women՚s doubles title of the Canada Open Badminton tournament. Canada they defeated Dutch pair of Eefje Muskens and Selena Piek in straight games of 21 - 19,21 - 16 in the finals match play…

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    •  YUVIKA and PM-STIAC [ Science & Technology ]

      A special programme residential training program for School Children called -Young Scientist Programme-YUvaVIgyaniKAryakram. Primarily aimed at imparting basic knowledge on Space Technology, Space Science and Space Applications to the younger ones. Intent of arousing their intere…

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    •  Antibiotic Resistance Effect of Climatic Spike [ Health, Based on Down-to-Earth ]

      A study presented at 29th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID) predicts that global warming can play a significant role in worsening antimicrobial resistance. The study was inspired by a 2018 publication of Nature which showed link between r…

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    •  Defence Procurement Procedure to Be Reviewed by a New Committee [ Defense, Committees & Govt. Bodies ]

      To strengthen ‘Make in India’ initiative, a new committee has been approved by the Union Minister of Defence. This new committee shall review the Defence Procurement Procedure (DPP) 2016 and Defence Procurement Manual (DPM) 2009 as both the procurements have been withstanding for…

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    •  New Ramsar Sites in India [ Environment, Based on Down-to-Earth ]

      10 more wetlands announced under Ramsar Convention. Sites of “International importance” . Total number of Ramsar sites in India increased to 37. Till Dec 2019 India had 27 sites.

      • To develop and sustain a network of wetlands.
      • Maintain components of ecosystem and processes.
      • Wetlands d…

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