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  • Apr 18, 2017
  • 1 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.

    Logo of Survey of India

    Logo of Survey of India

    Logo of Survey of India

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  • 2 📹 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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  • Apr 14, 2017
  • 1 Scientists Discovers Protein PorB That Increases Effectiveness of Vaccines Against Cancer [ Sci-Tech ]

    A protein called PorB has been discovered by the scientist from Boston university School of Medicine. This could help to make vaccinations more effective and provide protection from diseases such as cancer. The researchers have found the protein on the exterior of the bacteria. I

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  • 2 📹 Focus on Endangered 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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  • 3 Cyber Physical Systems Programme Launched by Government [ Sci-Tech ]

    It is the Department of Science and Technology that has launched Cyber Physical systems programme dealing with self-driven cars, autonomous unmanned vehicles and aircraft navigation systems. The amount of Rs. 3000- crore has been conceived for it and it will first take root in so

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  • 4 Astronomers Discover Venus-Like Planet Orbiting a Dim Star Kepler-1649 [ Sci-Tech ]

    Astronomers using NASA’s Kepler space telescope have discovered a Venus-like planet orbiting a dim star called Kepler-1649. Is one-fifth the diameter of our Sun and is located 219 light-years away from Earth.

    Image shows Super - Venus

    Image Shows Super - Venus

    Image shows Super - Venus

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    • The

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  • 5 Agriculture Ministry, ISRO to Team Up to Geo-Tag Agricultural Assets [ Env. ]

    Agriculture Ministry joined hands with the National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC), a wing of ISRO to geo-tag agricultural assets. The Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana or National Agriculture Development Scheme signed a MoU with the NRSC.

    Geo-Tag Agricultural Assets

    Geo-Tag Agricultural Assets

    Geo-Tag Agricultural Assets

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  • 6 Government Launches E-Challan and M-Parivahan Apps for Enforcement of Traffic Rules [ Sci-Tech ]

    Two applications have been launched by the Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways – e-challan and m-parivahan so that a comprehensive digital solution for enforcement of traffic rules can be given. These applications will serve the citizens by enabling them to report any t

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  • 7 📹 Focus on Critically Endangered and Endangered - 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 9, 2017
  • 1 📹 Highlight on Flora & Fauna (IUCN)- 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 Scientists Discover Fungus That Eats Plastic [ Sci-Tech ]

    Scientists from CAS discovered a soil fungus Aspergillus tubingensis that uses enzymes to rapidly break down plastic materials. Ever-growing problem of Plastic waste that threatens to destroy our environment. The plastic-eating fungus was found

    • Islamabad, Pakistan.
    Plastic Eating Fungus

    Plastic Eating Fungus

    Plastic Eating Fungus

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  • 3 📹 Focus on Flora & Fauna (IUCN) - 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 6, 2017
  • 1 Scientists for First Time Saw Eclipses of Binary Star Shed Light on Orbiting Exoplanet [ Sci-Tech ]

    Team of scientists from Raman Research Institute, Bengaluru, and University of Delhi have seen for the first time indications of a massive planet orbiting a low mass X-ray binary star system. The technique that has been used, namely, X-ray observations, is a new way of detecting

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  • 2 El Salvador Becomes World’S First Country to Ban Metal Mining [ Env. ]

    El Salvador, Central America’s smallest nation, has become the first country in the world to ban metals mining nationwide. It has passed a law that bans all mining for gold and other metals.

    Image of the El Salvador

    Image of the El Salvador

    Image of the El Salvador

    Key Highlights:

    • The ban is necessar

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  • 3 E-Challan and M- Parivahan Apps for Enforcement of Traffic Rules Launched by Government [ Sci-Tech ]

    Two mobile applications —e-challan and m-parivahan to provide a comprehensive digital solution for enforcement of traffic rules launched by The Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways. M-Parivahan is a citizen-centric app and e-challan is a law enforcement app

    Image of the Application

    Image of the Application

    Image of the Application

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  • 4 📹 Highlight on Pollution- 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

    Dr

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  • 5 India Becomes Net Exporter of Power for the First Time [ Sci-Tech ]

    CEA, under Union Power Ministry, India for the first time has become a net exporter of electricity during the April-February period in fiscal 2016 - 17. During this period, India has exported around 5, 798 million units to Nepal, Bangladesh, and Myanmar, which is 213 million unit

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  • 6 SC Bans Sale, Registration of BS-III Vehicles [ Env. ]

    In a major setback to the Indian automotive industry, the SC has banned the sale and registration of BS-III emission norm-compliant vehicles from April 1, 2017, when environmentally friendly BS-IV emission norms will come into force across the country.

    SC bans sale, registration of BS-III vehicles

    SC Bans Sale, Registration of BS-III Vehicles

    SC bans sale, registration of BS-III vehicles

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  • 7 📹 Focus on Pollution- 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

    Dr

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  • Apr 2, 2017
  • 1 📹 Highlights on Climate Change- 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

    Dr

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  • 2 Government Launches Online Film Certification System [ Sci-Tech ]

    The Union Information and Broadcasting Ministry Venkaiah Naidu has the E-Cameraman, an online film certification system of the CBFC. The much-scrutinised Censor Board of Film Certification is taking new strides in attempt to overhaul.

    Information and Broadcasting Minister Venkaiah Naidu

    Information and Broadcasting Minister Venkaiah Naidu

    Information and Broadcasting Minister Venkaiah Naidu

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  • 3 📹 Focus on Climate Change- 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 4 ISRO Teams Join 36th Indian Scientific Expedition to Antarctica [ Sci-Tech ]

    ISRO has joined the 36th Indian Scientific Expedition to Antarctica organised by the National Centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research. ISRO has sent four teams to install stakes on ice for DGPS (Differential Global Positioning System) to validate the glacier surface velocity.

    ISRO Sends Four Teams to Antarctica

    ISRO Sends Four Teams to Antarctica

    ISRO Sends Four Teams to Antarctica

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  • 5 📹 Must to Know for Environmental Protection- 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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  • 6 Environment Ministry Official to Chair Animal Welfare Board of India [ Env. ]

    The Animal Welfare Board of India, a statutory advisory body under the Union Ministry of Environment, Forests, and Climate Change will now be permanently chaired by a senior MoEF official. According to a notification made public earlier this month.

     Animal Welfare Board of India

    Animal Welfare Board of India

    Animal Welfare Board of India

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  • 7 ICICI Launched Mera iMobile Application for Rural Customers [ Sci-Tech ]

    ICICI Bank Ltd. has launched mobile banking app for rural customers that allow them to access banking services as well as information on agri services. This is offering 135 agri-services, across 11 Indian languages.

    Image of the Mera iMobile application

    Image of the Mera IMobile Application

    Image of the Mera iMobile application

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  • 8 Indian Navy Successfully Test Fires Barak Missile from INS Vikramaditya [ Sci-Tech ]

    India’s navy successfully test fired its first surface-to-air Barak missile from its aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya. The test firing, conducted in the Arabian Sea. The missile was fired against a live low flying high speed target.

    Image of the Barak missile

    Image of the Barak Missile

    Image of the Barak missile

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  • Mar 30, 2017
  • 1 Highlight on Environmental Protection - 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 and Expected Questions on Environment and Biodiversity Part 1

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  • 2 ISRO Commissions World’S Third-Largest Hypersonic Wind Tunnel [ Sci-Tech ]

    ISRO Commissions the world’s third largest hypersonic wind tunnel and shock tunnel, at the Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre in Thiruvananthapuram. ISRO chairman A S Kiran Kumar commissioned two facilities –

    • A 1-m Hypersonic Wind Tunnel
    • A 1-m Shock Tunnel
    ISRO commissions World's 3rd-largest Wind Tunnel

    ISRO Commissions World’s 3rd-largest Wind Tunnel

    ISRO commissions World’s 3rd-largest Wind Tunnel

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  • 3 Focus on Environmental Protection - 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

    National Green Tribunal

    Established under the National Green

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