Science & Technology: Point-Wise CA and GS Articles 2018 (Including PIB)- Download PDF

  • Jun 21, 2018
  • 1Surya Mitra & Solar Study Lamp Scheme-One Million Solar Study Lamps Scheme Successfully Implemented [ Sci-Tech, Env., Schemes & Proj. ]

    The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy said today it has distributed one million solar study lamps under Solar Study Lamp Scheme for states including Assam, Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha, and Uttar Pradesh.

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    Image of Surya Mitra and Solar Study Lamp Scheme

    Image of Surya Mitra and Solar Study Lamp Scheme

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  • Jun 13, 2018
  • 1Aviation Multi-Skill Development Centre in Chandigarh [ Edu., Sci-Tech ]

    An aviation multi-skill development centre (MSDC) was opened in Chandigarh. It is a CSR initiative of Airports Authority of India (AAI), first-of-its-kind centre would cost Rs. 5.2 crore.

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    Pilot Outlook by Region Map

    Pilot Outlook by Region Map

    • The centre, which has come up i…

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  • Jun 11, 2018
  • 1 What is Dark Net and Golden Cresent? Narco-Terrorism in India (Important) [ Sci-Tech, Int. Rel & Org., Env., Geog. ]

    Narco-terrorism & its funding is serious problem for World, especially for India. The challenge for law enforcement agencies & society is to prevent drug abuse from youth. Problem of Drug Trafficking assumes importance for India as it lies in ’Golden Cresent’ & Golden Triangle’ a…

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  • 2ISRO–BHEL Tie Up for the Production of Space Grade Lithium-Ion Cells [ Sci-Tech, Space and ISRO ]

    ISRO has entered into Technology Transfer Agreement (TTA) with Bharat Heavy Electrical Ltd (BHEL) to transfer technology for manufacture of space-grade Li-Ion cells. Key Facts of Tie-Up: TTA was signed at ISRO headquarters in Bengaluru.

    Image of Lead acid battery & Nickel Metal Hydride Battery

    Image of Lead acid battery & Nickel Metal Hydride Battery

    Image of Lead acid battery & Nickel Metal Hydride Battery

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  • Jun 10, 2018
  • 1Expected Most Important Topics for UPSC - 2018 (Part - 21) [ Sci-Tech, Int. Rel & Org., Appointments ]

    Evaluation study on ‘Nai Roshni Scheme’: NITI Aayog conducted an evaluation study on ’ Nai Roshni ’ - the scheme for Leadership Development of Minority Women in 2015 - 16. Main objective of the study: To assess impact of the scheme on minority women, To identify policy/programme…

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  • 2Expected Most Important Topics for UPSC - 2018 (Part - 20) [ Sci-Tech, Policy-Governance, Committees ]

    Council for Advancement of People’s Action and Rural Technology (CAPART) - Chaired by the Union Minister for Rural Development. Launched for sustainable development of rural areas.

    • An autonomous body registered under the Societies Registration Act 1860.

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  • Jun 8, 2018
  • 1First Indian Sign Language Dictionary of 3000 Words, What is (ISLR & TC) ? [ Sci-Tech ]

    1st Indian Sign Language Dictionary was launched by Union Minister for Social Justice & Empowerment in Delhi. Dictionary contains 3, 000 words. There are 50, 71, 007 deaf people & 19, 98, 535 with speech disability in India.

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    Image of Alphabetic Chart Indian Sign Language

    Image of Alphabetic Chart Indian Sign Language

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  • Jun 4, 2018
  • 1 Stem Cell Treatment for More Than 80 Disorders (Important) [ Sci-Tech, Health ]

    Stem cells can be used to replace lost or damaged cells that our bodies can’t replace naturally. Cells provide renewable resource for studying normal development & disease & for testing drugs & other therapies.

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    Image of Types of Stem Cells

    Image of Types of Stem Cells

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  • Jun 3, 2018
  • 1What is Geospatial Approach for Suitable Site Identification of Medicinal & Aromatic Plants (Maps)? [ Sci-Tech, Health, Agri. ]

    Remote Sensing & Geographic Information System (GIS) & Global Positioning System (GPS) are used for survey & inventorisation of medicinal plants. Technologies are used for identification of specific location of plants species.

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    Image of Geographic Information System

    Image of Geographic Information System

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  • May 31, 2018
  • 1Building Igloos on Moon- What is the Difference Between Lunar Soil and Earth Soil? [ Sci-Tech, Space and ISRO ]

    ISRO is doing experiment on probable structures for lunar habitation with academic institutions: Different options are being prepared about requirements & complexities of habitats.

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    Image of Building Igloos on Moon

    Image of Building Igloos on Moon

    • Scientists have designed 5 p…

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  • May 30, 2018
  • 1Expected Most Important Topics for UPSC - 2018 (Part - 14) [ Sci-Tech, Defense, Schemes & Proj., Yojana ]

    Intergovernmental Oceanographic commission: The Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO (IOC/UNESCO) was established by a resolution adopted by the General Conference of UNESCO.

    • It assists governments to address their individual and collective ocean and coastal mana…

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  • 2Expected Most Important Topics for UPSC - 2018 (Part - 6) [ Sci-Tech, Policy-Governance, Defense, ]

    Mumbai 12th wealthiest city in the world - According to a report by New World Wealth, Mumbai, the economic hub of India is the 12th wealthiest city. Mumbai also features among the top to cities in terms of billionaire population.

    • The list of 15wealthiest cities was topped by New…

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  • 3Expected Most Important Misc Topics for UPSC/NET - 2018 (Part - 1) [ Sci-Tech, Eco., Int. Rel & Org., Health, Env. ]

    For NET Education and Environment topics are important.

    Coconut palm declared State tree of Goa - Facing criticism from the government’s allies in Goa for removing coconut palm from the list of trees, the BJP - led coalition Cabinet passed an amendment granting it the status of “…

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  • 4Indian Railways Inducts 2 State-of-the-Art High Horse Power Locomotives Employing Insulated [ Sci-Tech ]

    Indian Railways in collaboration with General Electric (GE) has inducted two Digitally Enabled Locomotives based on state of art insulated-gate bipolar transistor (IGBT) technology. 700 locomotives will be 4500HP WDG4G and rest 300 locomotives will be of 6000HP.

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    Image of Gauge Power Load Class Subtype

    Image of Gauge Power Load Class Subtype

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  • May 29, 2018
  • 1 India-Based Neutrino Observatory (INO) Project - Multi-Institutional Effort (Important) [ Sci-Tech ]

    INO project is building excellent underground laboratory in India. Project includes 4 construction: 1. Construction of underground laboratory with facilities at Pottipuram in Tamil Nadu. 2. Construction of Iron Calorimeter (ICAL) detector for studying neutrinos.

    Map of INO project Pottipuram (Madurai) in Tamil Nadu.

    Map of INO project Pottipuram (Madurai) in Tamil Nadu.

    Map of INO project Pottipuram (Madurai) in Tamil Nadu.

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  • May 24, 2018
  • 1 What is Supercritical CO2? Next Generation Clean Energy Technology (Important) [ Sci-Tech ]

    A supercritical carbon dioxide Brayton test loop facility has been developed at Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore. Technology has the potential to replace nuclear and thermal power plants. Loop technology reduces the water consumption, with less emissions of greenhous…

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  • May 23, 2018
  • 1📹 Expected Questions for Science Technology & Space 2018 - Part 2 (Set - 3) [ Sci-Tech ]

    Chandrayaan-2 launch postponed to October - November 2018- ISRO postponed launch of India’s second lunar mission ‘Chandrayaan-2’ from April 2018 to October-November 2018, Launch was postponed for additional tests suggested by national level committee to review Chandrayaan-2.

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  • 2📹 Expected Questions for Science Technology & Space 2018 - Part 2 (Set - 2) [ Sci-Tech ]

    TOPEX/Poseidon - Joint satellite mission launched by NASA and French space agency in year 1992 to map ocean surface topography, First satellite to precisely measure the rising sea levels. It mapped global currents for the first time and monitored effects of currents on global cli…

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  • 3📹 Expected Questions for Science Technology & Space 2018 - Part 2 (Set - 1) [ Sci-Tech ]

    Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank and Richard Henderson selected for 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry - The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has selected Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank and Richard Henderson for the 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

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  • May 22, 2018
  • 1Government Launches Six New User Friendly Features of E-NAM Platform [ Sci-Tech, Policy-Governance, Agri. ]

    The Union Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare launched six new features of National Agriculture Market (e-NAM) Platform to bring more transparency and competition and provide remunerative prices to farmers.

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    Image of Six New User Friendly Features of e-NAM Platform

    Image of Six New User Friendly Features of e-NAM Platform

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  • May 16, 2018
  • 1📹 Expected Questions for Science Technology and Space Part 1 (Set - 3) [ Sci-Tech ]

    IIT Kharagpur Scientists Introduce New Technology to Manufacture Biofuel Scientists at IIT Kharagpur come up with a new technology of manufacturing Biofuel known as ‘soil-to-soil’ cheaper, quicker and pollution-free.

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  • 2📹 Expected Questions for Science Technology and Space Part 1 (Set - 2) [ Sci-Tech ]

    IISc scientists develop first super critical carbon dioxide (S-CO2) Brayton Test Loop facility - Scientists from Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru have indigenously developed country’s first super critical carbon dioxide (S-CO2) Brayton Test Loop facility.

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  • 3📹 Expected Questions for Science Technology and Space Part 1 (Set -1) [ Sci-Tech ]

    MedWatch - Indian Air Force launched an innovative mobile health App named ‘MedWatch’, Comprises host of features that will provide authentic health information to all IAF personnel, It acts as a reminder for timely immunization for the children of all Air Warriors, enabling ‘Mis…

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  • 4India’S First AI Research Institute Opened in Mumbai [ Sci-Tech ]

    Wadhwani Artificial Intelligence is India’s first research institute dedicated to developing artificial intelligence solutions for social good in Mumbai. Focus to harness the power of AI to solve deep rooted problems in healthcare, education, agriculture, and infrastructure to ac…

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  • May 14, 2018
  • 1📹 Expected Questions for AIIMS GK 2018 Part 2 (Set 2) [ AIIMS Upd. ]

    Successful Launch of Chinese Remote Sensing Satellites of Yaogan-30 Project - China launched remote sensing satellites from Xichang Satellite launch centre in the southwest Sichuan province, This launch was the third batch of the Yaogan-30 project.

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  • 2📹 Expected Questions for AIIMS GK 2018 Part 2 (Set 1) [ AIIMS Upd. ]

    MedWatch - Indian Air Force launched an innovative mobile health App named ‘MedWatch’, Comprises host of features that will provide authentic health information to all IAF personnel.

    • It acts as a reminder for timely immunization for the children of all Air Warriors, enabling ‘Mi…

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  • May 8, 2018
  • 1ISRO to Have Humans Working from ‘Igloos’ on the Moon [ Sci-Tech, Space and ISRO ]

    To extend space research, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is working on building igloo-like habitats on the lunar surface for potential future missions. ISRO plans to build igloos to protect astronauts working in space.

    Image of ISRO to Have Humans Working From ‘Igloos’ On the Moon

    Image of ISRO to Have Humans Working From ‘Igloos’ On the Moon

    Image of ISRO to Have Humans Working From ‘Igloos’ On the Moon

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  • Apr 19, 2018
  • 1DRDO Tests Rustom-2 Drone [ Sci-Tech, Defense ]

    Rustome-2, also known as TAPAS-BH-201, is a medium-altitude long-endurance unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) tested at its Aeronautical Test Range (ATR) at Challakere in Karnataka’s Chitradurga district.

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    Image of Aeronautical Test Range challakere

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  • Apr 7, 2018
  • 1Upgrading of Aerospace Technology, ISRO’S Successful Experimental Missions [ Sci-Tech, Space and ISRO ]

    The 41st flight of PSLV (PSLV-C39) that took place on August 31, 2017 with Indian Regional Navigational Satellite (IRNSS-1H weighing 1425 kg) could not reach the designated orbit, is considered as a failure.

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    Image of Upgrading of Aerospace Technology

    Image of Upgrading of Aerospace Technology

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  • 2New DNA Test to Screen a Child for 193 Genetic Diseases [ Sci-Tech, Health ]

    A simple DNA screening test called Sema4 Natalis to detect 193 childhood-onset diseases, including epilepsy, spinal muscular atrophy, and cancer was developed by a US-based genomic testing company.

    New DNA Test to Screen a Child for 193 Genetic Diseases

    New DNA Test to Screen a Child for 193 Genetic Diseases

    New DNA Test to Screen a Child for 193 Genetic Diseases

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  • 3Cancer Research: System to Predict Treatment Outcome of Chemotherapy [ Sci-Tech, Health ]

    Scientists developed a new system to non-invasively identify the breast cancer patients who would respond to chemotherapy within two weeks of beginning treatment. The novel dynamic “optical tomographic breast imaging system” generates three-dimensional (3-D) images of both breast…

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  • 4What Happens During Solar Minimum? Sun May Become 7% Cooler by 2050 [ Sci-Tech, Env., Space and ISRO ]

    Scientists based on 20 years of observations and data, have calculated that sun will be nearly seven percent cooler and dimmer by 2050 causing a mini ice age, said the team of researchers from San Diego.

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    Image of 400 years of sunspot observations

    Image of 400 years of sunspot observations

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  • Apr 2, 2018
  • 1📹 Expected Questions for GK – AIIMS 2018 (Part - 2) [ AIIMS Upd. ]

    Prof. Yashpal - Indian scientist, educator and educationist, Known for his contributions to the study of cosmic rays, Chairman of UGC from 1986 to 1991, Made Marconi Fellow in 1980 for his work at the Space Applications Centre in Ahmedabad.

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  • 2📹 Expected Questions for GK – AIIMS 2018 (Part - 1) [ AIIMS Upd. ]

    Metallic Hydrogen created - Made by applying almost five million atmospheres of pressure to liquid hydrogen, 1st time hydrogen existed in metallic state, Can act as superconductor and revolutionize rocketry.

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  • Mar 31, 2018
  • 1 Rashtrapati Bhavan Hosts Nobel Laureates Seminar Nobel Participants & Indian Laureates (Important) [ Edu., Sci-Tech, Awards ]

    The Rashtrapati Bhavan on February 5, 2018, hosted a one-day Nobel Laureates Seminar organized by the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India in association with the Nobel Foundation.

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    Image of Rashtrapati Bhavan Hosts Nobel Laureates Seminar

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  • Mar 29, 2018
  • 1 TRAPPIST-1 May Have Water-Rich Planets (Important) [ Sci-Tech, Space and ISRO ]

    Planets around the faint red star TRAPPIST-1, 40 light-years from Earth, may host significant amounts of water. The shifts of TRAPPIST-1 planets depend on the planets’ masses, their distances, and other orbital parameters.

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    TRAPPIST-1 System Image

    TRAPPIST-1 System Image

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  • 2Government’S 2030 Vision for EVs is Huge Challenge [ Sci-Tech, Env. ]

    Tata Motors CEO and MD Guenter Butschek said, “Meeting the government’s vision of 100 % electrification of public transport and 40 % of personal mobility by 2030 is a huge challenge”. It is expected that Indian passenger vehicles market would touch around 10 million units annuall…

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  • Mar 20, 2018
  • 1SpaceX Launches Powerful Falcon Heavy Rocket for the First Time [ Sci-Tech, Space and ISRO ]

    SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket took off from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center carrying its payload red Tesla Roadster into orbit finally landing into the ocean. Two of the Falcon Heavy’s rocket cores successfully touched down back on Earth after takeoff.

    SpaceX Launches Powerful Falcon Heavy Rocket for the First Time

    SpaceX Launches Powerful Falcon Heavy Rocket for the First Time

    SpaceX Launches Powerful Falcon Heavy Rocket for the First Time

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  • 2First Chat Based Job Search App ‘Empzilla’ [ All Upd. ]

    Country’s first ever chat-based job search mobile app ‘Empzilla’ has been launched to simplify the communication process between jobs seekers and recruiters. Overcomes existing limitations of employers and job seekers making selection process quick and cost effective.

    Image of The Hindu, based on Census 2011

    Image of The Hindu, based on Census 2011

    Image of The Hindu, based on Census 2011

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  • Mar 19, 2018
  • 1IREDA and RUMSL Sign Agreement for Large-Scale Solar Parks in Madhya Pradesh [ Sci-Tech, Policy-Governance, Env. ]

    Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Limited (IREDA) and Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Limited (RUMSL) signed an agreement for financing the shared infrastructure of two large Solar Parks in Madhya Pradesh.

    Map of two large Solar Parks in Madhya Pradesh

    Map of two large Solar Parks in Madhya Pradesh

    Map of two large Solar Parks in Madhya Pradesh

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  • Mar 15, 2018
  • 1GOLD and ICON of NASA to Explore the Ionosphere [ Sci-Tech, Space and ISRO ]

    NASA has announced two missions to explore the little-understood area of 96 km above Earth’s surface called Ionosphere. The Global-scale Observations of the Limb and Disk (GOLD) mission was launched in January 2018, and the Ionospheric Connection Explorer (ICON) will be launched …

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  • 2Pratyush, India’S Fastest Supercomputer Unveiled [ Sci-Tech, Computers ]

    India’s fastest and first multi-petaflops (PF) supercomputer named Pratyush was unveiled at Pune-based Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM). The supercomputer has been named as ‘Pratyush’ meaning Sun.

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    Image of Pratyush: India’s fastest supercomputer unveiled

    Image of Pratyush: India’s fastest supercomputer unveiled

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  • Mar 12, 2018
  • 1विज्ञान और विश्वास (Science and Faith - in Hindi) [ Sci-Tech ]

    प्रस्तावना: - विज्ञान की अवधारणा मानव को एक बेहतर जीवन के लिए अग्रसर करती है। आग जलाने और पहिए के आविष्कार से मानव ने विज्ञान के ककहरे को सीखा, चाहे अनजाने में ही। तब से वर्तमान तक मानव विज्ञान के सिद्धांतों को आत्मसात कर रहा है। लेकिन कई बार विश्वास के चश्मे से विज्ञान पर संदेह…

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  • Mar 4, 2018
  • 1Scientists Successfully Clone Monkeys- are Humans Next? Ethical Issues with Human Cloning [ Sci-Tech ]

    For the first time, researchers have used the cloning technique to create healthy monkeys- earlier the same technique was used to clone Dolly, the sheep. The creation of monkeys by cloning brings science an important step closer to being able to do the same with humans.

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    Image of ethics of cloning

    Image of ethics of cloning

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  • 2New Fossil Breaks Assumptions on How Human Race Spread- Oldest Known Human Fossil Outside Africa [ Sci-Tech ]

    Discovery of prehistoric jawbone in a cave in Israel and tools suggest that human ancestors left Africa far earlier than previously thought prompting scientists to rethink theories of how the earliest human pioneers came to populate the planet.

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    Image of how humans spread from africa

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  • Feb 28, 2018
  • 1MeitY Launches Cyber Surakshit Bharat Initiative [ Sci-Tech, Schemes & Proj. ]

    The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) has launched Cyber Surakshit Bharat initiative to strengthen cybersecurity ecosystem in India in line with Government’s vision for a ‘Digital India’. It was launched in association with National e-Governance Division …

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  • Feb 16, 2018
  • 1CancerSEEK- Detection of Surgically Resectable Cancers with a Multi-Analyte Blood Rest [ Sci-Tech, Health ]

    A new blood test that can now detect eight common cancer types through assessment of the levels of circulating proteins and mutations in cell-free DNA. Cancer SEEK is the name of the blood test, which is used to detect the eight type of cancers in the early stage.

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    Image of cancer seek

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  • 2What is Super Blue Moon? Observed on January 31 to Mark Last of Trilogy [ Sci-Tech, Space and ISRO ]

    The January 31 full moon was special due to three reasons- it was last in a trilogy of “supermoons”, it is about 14 per cent brighter than usual and is the second full moon of the month, commonly known as a “blue moon”, which happens every two and a half years, on average.

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    Image of Super blue blood moon

    Image of Super blue blood moon

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  • Feb 15, 2018
  • 1Indian Science Congress in Manipur University, Manipur [ Sci-Tech, Important Days ]

    Manipur Central University, Imphal will host the prestigious 105th Indian Science Congress from March 18 to 22 this year. The five-day prestigious programme is likely to be attended by 5, 000 to 6, 000 delegates from various parts of India and abroad.

    Map of Manipur Central University location

    Map of Manipur Central University location

    Map of Manipur Central University location

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  • 2Use of Bio-Diesel in Railways .What are Bio-Diesel Grades: B5, B10, B20, B50, and B 100? [ Sci-Tech, Env. ]

    Indian Railways has tested the bio-diesel of different feed stock (Jatropha, Mahua, pongamia, waste cotton seed, Fish Oil, Soyabeen oil, Palm stearin etc. ) in the different blending ratio such as B5, B10, B20, B50 and B 100.

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    Image of Biodiesel Cycle

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  • Feb 11, 2018
  • 1SchisturaLarketensis: New Species of Blind Fish Discovered Inside Meghalaya Cave [ Sci-Tech, Env. ]

    Scientists discovered a new species of blind fish named ’Schisturalarketensis’ inside a cave in ‘East Jaintia Hills’ district of Meghalaya. Fish is named after Larket village, where the cave has been found, to encourage local people to take up biodiversity conservation.

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    Image of blind fish ’Schisturalarketensis’

    Image of blind fish ’Schisturalarketensis’

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  • 2Nyctibatrachusmewasinghi: New Night Frog Species Discovered in Western Ghats [ Sci-Tech ]

    Scientists discovered new species of frog named Mewa Singh’s night frog (Nyctibatrachusmewasinghi) in Kozhikode’s Malabar Wildlife Sanctuary, Kerala in Western Ghats in small stream running along the Peruvannamuzhi dam. It is latest contribution to spurt in amphibian discoveries …

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  • Feb 7, 2018
  • 1Photovoltaic Road Tested in China [ Sci-Tech ]

    China successfully tested its first photovoltaic (solar) highway based on home-grown technology in country’s eastern Shandong province and became the second country in the world to construct a photovoltaic highway. The road provides wireless charging systems for electric vehicles…

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  • Feb 6, 2018
  • 1 What is Ash Content in Indian Coal? Difference Between Drift Theory & in-Situ Coal Seam (Important) [ Sci-Tech, Policy-Governance, Geog. ]

    Quality of Coal (ash content in the coal) is one of the important factors, which directly affects the power generation in the thermal power plant. Poor quality of coal or high ash content in coal reduces the efficiency of the steam power plant.

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    Image of Drift Theory & In-situ Coal

    Image of Drift Theory & In-situ Coal

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