Science & Technology: Point-Wise Current-Affairs/GS Articles 2022 (Including PIB)- Download PDF

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Jul 1, 2022

🌟 Solar Waste  

As per the National Solar Energy Federation Report, India could generate over 34,600 tonnes of cumulative solar waste by 2030. India does have ambitious solar power installation targets however there is no solar waste management policy. All solar energy stakeholders of India have…

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🌟 Faster Green Nodes 

The MoEFCC has made an important decision to rank states, specifically State Environment Impact Assessment Authorities (SEIAAs) with the speed with which they accord Environmental Clearances (EC) to the development projects. In November 2021, the issue of action taken to enable “…

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🌟 Basal Stem Rot: Fungi 

Two new species of fungi have been identified by the researchers in Kerala from the genus Ganoderma that are associated with coconut stem rot disease. The two species are Ganoderma keralense and G. pseudoapplanatum. In different parts of India, the butt rot or basal stem rot of c…

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Jun 29, 2022

🌟 Solid-State Batteries 

Volkswagen, one of the leading car manufacturers has planned to have production running for solid-state batteries by 2025 via the partnership with QuantumScape. In an increasingly crowded space, Quantum Scape՚s solid-state battery-lithium metal with a solid electrolyte separating…

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🌟 ISROs SSLV Programme 

The ISRO recently has planned to launch an “SSLV-D1 Micro SAT” in April 2022. The aim of the Small Satellite launch Vehicle Programme is to cater to the market for the launch of smaller satellites into low orbits of the Earth that has emerged in recent years catering the needs of…

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🌟 Airlines Safety and 5 G Telecoms 

The new 5G technology could interfere with sensitive navigation equipment such as altimeters, warned recently by the US Federal Aviation Administration and this may cause “catastrophic disruptions.” Due to the rollout of 5G by the telecom companies near American airports, Airline…

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🌟 Dark Matter Shapes Galaxies 

The out-of-plane bending could be explained through dark matter halos in barred galaxies and the same has been confirmed recently by the scientists investigating the shape of dark matter and the way it affects the motion of stars in the centre of some galaxies (stellar bars) . In…

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🌟 SAMBHAV PORTAL Launched in Uttar Pradesh 

Full form: Systemic Administration mechanism for Bringing Happiness and Value Launched by minister of Energy and Urban development Arvind Sharma for disposal of public grievances and monitoring programs and schemes of the two departments in Uttar Pradesh on May 18,2022.

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🌟 Omisure Kit  

A made-in-India kit, named Omisure has been recently approved by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) for detecting the Omicron variant of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. The US-based scientific instrumentation company Thermo Fisher has developed the kit currently in use for…

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