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  • Nov 21, 2017
  • 1 📹 Pollution & Health - Lancet Commission Report, Delhi Smog & AQI (Part - 2) [ Env. ]

    Next Week! ! Rohingya Crisis & State of Stateless People: Pollution-related deaths (92%) occur in low- and middle-income countries, and in rapidly industrialising countries (such as India, Pakistan, China, Bangladesh, Madagascar and Kenya).

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  • Nov 20, 2017
  • 1 What are Various BS Fuels? BS -VI Auto Fuel to Be Introduced Early in NCT Delhi [ Env. ]

    To satisfy India’s commitment at COP 21 for reducing vehicular emissions and improve fuel efficiency – (reducing the carbon footprints and keep a healthy environment), India is following regulatory pathway for fuel quality and vehicle emissions standards termed as Bharat Stage (B

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  • 2 Asia Pacific CERT (APCERT) Discuss Building Trust in Digital Economy [ Sci-Tech ]

    First ever Asia Pacific Computer Emergency Response Team (APCERT) Open Conference was held in India in New Delhi on November 15, 2017. Indian Compute Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) received the host country award from the APCERT, handed over by Japan CERT (JPCERT).

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    Image of Circles of Trust

    Image of Circles of Trust

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  • Nov 14, 2017
  • 1 What is Majuli Island? Controlling Erosion of Majuli Island-Floating B4 Boat Labs [ Env. ]

    To safeguard fast-eroding Majuli island- world’s largest riverine island using government is conducting research on floating Brahmaputra Biodiversity and Biology Boat (B4) labs along Brahmaputra River.

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    Image of Majuli Island Erosion

    Image of Majuli Island Erosion

    What is Maju

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  • 2 India’S First Electric Bus Service Launched in Himachal Pradesh [ Env. ]

    India’s first electric bus service launched at Rohtang Pass area in Himachal Pradesh is first of its kind electric bus service for tourist spot and first in world at an altitude of 13, 000 feet.

    Map of Rohtang Pass

    Map of Rohtang Pass

    Map of Rohtang Pass

    • Electric bus will ply between Manali an

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  • Nov 12, 2017
  • 1 SECURE Himalaya Project and Third National Wildlife Action Plan for 2017-2031 [ Env. ]

    Union Government launched SECURE Himalaya, a six-year project for conservation of locally and globally significant biodiversity, land and forest resources in high Himalayan ecosystem spread over four states viz. Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Uttarakhand and Sikkim.

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    Image of Himalayas As Biodiversity

    Image of Himalayas As Biodiversity

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  • Nov 7, 2017
  • 1 Government Notifies Wetland (Conservation and Management) Rules 2017 [ Env. ]

    Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC) notified new Wetland (Conservation and Management) Rules 2017 prohibiting range of activities in wetlands replacing earlier 2010 rules.

    Forests & Climate Change notified new Wetland Rules 2017

    Forests & Climate Change Notified New Wetland Rules 2017

    Forests & Climate Change notified new Wetland Rules 2017

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  • Nov 5, 2017
  • 1 India Hosts Global Wildlife Programme to Address Illegal Wildlife Trade [ Env. ]

    To address illegal wildlife trade across 19 countries of Asia and Africa, India is hosting the Global Wildlife Programme (GWP) jointly with World Bank and United Nations Development Programme.

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    Image of Illegal Wildlife Trade Data India

    Image of Illegal Wildlife Trade Data India

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  • Nov 2, 2017
  • 1 📹 Expected Questions for Computers – Nov 2017 NET (Set - 2) [ CBSE NET-JRF Upd. ]

    Here we will be covering solutions of the most important questions for upcoming November 2017 NET exam on Computer. We will be continuing the series with environment and computers which is gaining importance based on the current trend. Also note since this time there is no choice

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  • 2 📹 Expected Questions for Computers – Nov 2017 NET (Set - 1) [ CBSE NET-JRF Upd. ]

    Here we will be covering solutions of the most important questions for upcoming November 2017 NET exam on Computer. We will be continuing the series with environment and computers which is gaining importance based on the current trend. Also note since this time there is no choice

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  • 3 📹 Expected Questions for Environment – Nov 2017 NET (Set - 3) [ CBSE NET-JRF Upd. ]

    Here we will be covering solutions of the most important questions for upcoming November 2017 NET exam on environment. We will be continuing the series with environment and computers which is gaining importance based on the current trend. Also note since this time there is no cho

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  • 4 📹 Expected Questions for Environment – Nov 2017 NET (Set - 2) [ CBSE NET-JRF Upd. ]

    Here we will be covering solutions of the most important questions for upcoming November 2017 NET exam on environment. We will be continuing the series with environment and computers which is gaining importance based on the current trend. Also note since this time there is no cho

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  • 5 🌟 ‘My Home-My Neighborhood’ Scheme- “Waste to Energy” for Urban Areas (Important) [ Env. ]

    Government has been emphasizing the need for more waste management plants around the country. “Waste to Energy” is not only an opportunity but also a necessity. Huge amount of urban waste generated in India- creates an urgent need to convert the waste into energy.

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    Image of Urban Waste In India

    Image of Urban Waste In India

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  • Nov 1, 2017
  • 1 📹 Expected Questions for Environment – Nov 2017 NET (Set - 1) [ CBSE NET-JRF Upd. ]

    Here we will be covering solutions of the most important questions for upcoming November 2017 NET exam on environment. We will be continuing the series with environment and computers which is gaining importance based on the current trend. Also note since this time there is no cho

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  • 2 India Joins 5G Ecosystem and First Ever India Mobile Congress 2017 [ Sci-Tech ]

    More than 100 leading global companies are expected to participate in India’s first ever Mobile Congress 2017 organized from 27thSeptember to 29th September 2017. Led by Department of Telecom as the nodal ministry

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    Table Contain Shows the 5G vs 4g

    3G VS 4G VS 5G

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    2004 - 05

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    Broadband with/CDMA/IP technology

    Unified IP and seamless combination of LAN/WAN/WLAN/PAN

    4G + WWWW

    Service

    Integrated high-quality audio, video and data

    Dynamic information access, variable

    Dynamic information access, variable devices with all capabilities

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  • Oct 26, 2017
  • 1 Lowest Wind Tariff of Rs. 2.64 Per kWh Achieved in Second Wind Auction of 1000 MW [ Env. ]

    The wind tariff in India touched lowest level of Rs. 2.64 per kWh in the second wind auction conducted by the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) on behalf of Ministry of New & Renewable Energy.

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    Image of Wind Tariff In India

    Image of Wind tariff In India

    • Tariff much lowe

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  • Oct 23, 2017
  • 1 🌟 Indian Lego Program and Nobel Prize in Physics 2017 for Lego (Important) [ Sci-Tech ]

    2017 Nobel Prize for Physics paper (discover paper) has 39 Indian authors and scientists. The contributions came from nine institutions- CMI Chennai, ICTS-TIFR Bengaluru, IISER-Kolkata, IISER-Trivandrum, IIT Gandhinagar, IPR Gandhinagar, IUCAA Pune, RRCAT Indore, and TIFR Mumbai

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  • Oct 21, 2017
  • 1 🌟 Turbine to Produce Sustainable Electricity from Ocean Currents (Important) [ Env. ]

    Researchers from the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST), Japan in a project titled “Sea Horse, ” harnessed energy from the Kuroshio Ocean Current flowing from the eastern coast of Taiwan and around southern parts of Japan.

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    Image of Turbine to Produce Sustainable Electricity

    Image of Turbine to Produce Sustainable Electricity

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  • Oct 12, 2017
  • 1 🌟 Parali 1 Island in Lakshadweep Vanishes (Important) [ Env. ]

    Parali 1 a biodiversity-rich uninhabited island of Lakshadweep, part of Bangaram Atoll, disappeared due to coastal erosion and 4 such islands are shrinking. With one island submerged- Lakshadweep is an archipelago of only 36 islands.

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    Image of Arali 1 Island in Lakshadweep

    Image of arali 1 Island in Lakshadweep

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  • Oct 10, 2017
  • 1 🌟 Sundarbans and Environment Perspective- First Compendium of Animal Species in Indian (Important) [ Env. ]

    Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) published compendium “Fauna of Sundarban Biosphere Reserve in Indian Sundarbans”. First of its kind compendium in India. Consolidates information of faunal diversity of Sundarbans.

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    Map of Sundarbans Environment

    Map of Sundarbans environment

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  • Oct 9, 2017
  • 1 IUCN: Snow Leopard No Longer Endangered, Mouse Deer in Telangana Forest, New Species [ Env. ]

    International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) changed conservation status of snow leopard from “endangered” to “vulnerable” after three-year assessment. Changed 45 years after snow leopard first declared endangered in 1972.

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    Image of International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

    Image of International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

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  • Oct 5, 2017
  • 1 नीली मछली चुनौती खेल (Blue Whale Challenge Game - in Hindi) [ Sci-Tech ]

    प्रस्तावना: - मोबाइल (गतिशील) पर खेले जाने वाले ’ब्लू व्हेल चैलेंज गेम’ से दुनिया भर में दहशत है। इस गेम के भंवर में बच्चे फंस रहे हैं और समाज ही नहीं सरकारें और अदालते भी इस गेम के दुष्प्रभावों से चिंतित है। मद्रास हाईकोर्ट (उच्च न्यायालय) ने इसका तोड़ निकालने व इस पर रोक लगाने

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  • Oct 3, 2017
  • 1 खोज (Discovery - in Hindi) [ Sci-Tech ]

    जीरो की खोज: -हम सभी जानते हैं कि ’जीरो’ की खोज भारत ने की थी। अब इस पर पश्चिम ने भी मुहर लगा दी है। जीरो के इस्तेमाल के बारे में पहली बार कार्बन डेटिंग के जरिए पता लगाया गया है। ऑक्सफोर्ड यूनिवर्सिटी ने एक भारतीय किताब में दर्ज कार्बन डेटिंग से साबित किया है कि तीसरी या चौथी सद

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  • Oct 2, 2017
  • 1 🌟 Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol 30th Anniversary and 23rd World Ozone Day Celebrated [ Env. ]

    The International Day for Preservation of Ozone Layer (or World Ozone Day) is observed every year on September 16 for the preservation of the Ozone Layer. 23rd World Ozone Day has the theme - “Caring for all life under the Sun”.

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    Image of Kigali Amendment

    Image of Kigali Amendment

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  • Sep 28, 2017
  • 1 Bakhshali Manuscript: How Old is Zero? 500 Years Older Than Previously Believed [ Sci-Tech ]

    Scientists traced the origins to zero considered as greatest breakthroughs in the history of mathematics to an ancient Indian text- Bakhshali manuscript. Bakhshali manuscript was housed in the UK since 1902.

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    Image of Bakhshali Manuscript

    Image of Bakhshali Manuscript

    • Bakhshal

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  • Sep 27, 2017
  • 1 Cassini- Huygens Space Probe Orbiting Saturn Now Retired [ Sci-Tech ]

    The Cassini space probe was deliberately disposed of via a controlled fall into Saturn’s atmosphere on September 15, 2017, ending its nearly two-decade-long mission. Method of disposal chosen to prevent biological contamination of Saturn’s moons now thought to offer potentially h

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  • 2 Lunar Occultation: 3 Planets Behind the Moon [ Sci-Tech ]

    In September 2017, moon will shortly block Venus, then Mars and then Mercury in the sky in an event called a lunar occultation. Occultation occurs when moon passes in front of a celestial object.

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    Image of Lunar Occultation: 3 Planets Behind the Moon

    Image of Lunar Occultation: 3 Planets behind the Moon

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  • Sep 26, 2017
  • 1 El Nino of 2014-16 Aided Massive Release of Carbon Dioxide [ Env. ]

    Data collected by NASA’s Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2) satellite found that monster El Nino of 2014 - 16 caused over 3 billion tonnes of carbon release into the atmosphere, taking carbon dioxide (CO2) concentration to record levels.

    Chart of Recent Global Monthly Mean CO2

    Chart of Recent Global Monthly Mean CO2

    Chart of Recent Global Monthly Mean CO2

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  • 2 What is Rapid Intensification? Contradictory Predictions for Hurricane Irma [ Env. ]

    The range of possibilities presented by the forecast models more than a week before Hurricane Irma spread from Mexico to Canada- those were quite inaccurate. Irma was designated a tropical storm but later strengthened into a large Category 3 hurricane, with winds of 115 mph.

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    Image of Name of Hurricanes

    Image of Name of Hurricanes

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  • Sep 23, 2017
  • 1 Nasikabatrachus Bhupathi: New Frog Species with Pig Face Discovered in Western Ghats [ Env. ]

    Indian scientists discovered Nasikabatrachus bhupathi, a new species of frog in Western Ghats with snout-shaped nose, just like a pig. It has been named after the Indian herpetologist S. Bhupathy.

    Map of New Frog Species With Pig Face In Western Ghats

    Map of New Frog Species With Pig Face In Western Ghats

    Map of New Frog Species With Pig Face In Western Ghats

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