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  • Sep 27, 2016
  • 1 ISRO Launched ‘Pratham’ IIT-Bombay Student’S Satellite Using PSLV [ Science/Technology ]

    The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully launched ‘Pratham’ a miniature satellite designed by IIT Bombay students. ISRO also launched seven other satellites into two different orbits in a single mission. This concluded the longest and most complex mission.

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  • Sep 26, 2016
  • 1 World’s Largest Solar Power Plant Now at Kamudhi, Tamil Nadu [ Science/Technology ]

    The world’s largest solar power plant is not at Kamudhi in Ramanathapuram district 90 km from Madurai in Tamil Nadu. It has an installed capacity of 648MW. It was constructed in 5,000 acres by Adani Group with total expense of Rs 4,550 crore.

    Location of Largest Solar Power Plant Kamudhi

    Location of Largest Solar Power Plant Kamudhi

    Location of Largest Solar Power Plant Kamudhi

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  • Sep 22, 2016
  • 1 Digilocker – General Studies Mains [ Science/Technology ]

    Digital India is one of the most dramatic dreams of our Prime Minister till date. It actually resonates with our forward thinking nation. Digilocker is a digital locker service launched by the GOVERNMENT OF INDIA in February 2015.

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    Image Showing DigiLocker

    Image showing DigiLocker

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  • 2 Net Neutrality – What to Know? [ Science/Technology ]

    Net neutrality is the fight between the consumer and the network providers.Net neutrality requires that the entire internet be open for any and all types of traffic. What is Net Neutrality: Net Neutrality across the Globe. The principle, that internet, is open and the content sho

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  • Sep 21, 2016
  • 1 New Technique Introduced to Observe Marks of Life on Mars [ Science/Technology ]

    A novel spectroscopic technique has been introduced by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Scientists to observe marked of present or former extraterrestrial life on the Mars.

    Image of Mars rover

    Image of Mars Rover

    Image of Mars rover

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  • Sep 20, 2016
  • 1 Super Computer PARAM-ISHAN Inaugurated at IIT Guwahati [ Science/Technology ]

     The super computer PARAM ISHAN the fastest and most powerful computer in North East, Eastern and Southern region of India has been inaugurated by Prakash Javadekar the Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister at IIT Guwahati campus.

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  • Sep 16, 2016
  • 1 AIR Launch Website and Mobile App for Balochi [ Science/Technology ]

    Public broadcaster Prasar Bharati is going to launch a website and mobile app for All India Radio’s Balochi service to be connected with all the people who speak the language across the world.

    • This service was started in 1974 by the External Services Division (ESD) of All India Ra

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  • Sep 12, 2016
  • 1 First Daily Driverless Bus Service Started Lyon, France [ Science/Technology ]

    The world’s first ever daily driverless bus service has started in Lyon, France in Confluence area of city; it includes two electric shuttles which will transport passengers on a ten-minute route on five stops.

    Worlds First driverless bus

    Worlds First Driverless Bus

    Worlds First driverless bus

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  • Sep 9, 2016
  • 1 INSAT-3DR the Advanced Weather Satellite Successfully Launched by ISRO [ Science/Technology ]

    INSAT-3DR the advanced weather satellite has been successfully launched by Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) from Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-F05), in the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota.

    With this ISRO has successfully launched seventh mission

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  • 2 ICICI Bank Launched Software Robotics for Power Banking Operations [ Science/Technology ]

    ICICI Bank largest private sector bank of India has created history by introducing ‘Software Robotics’ for power banking operations and become India’s first bank to deploy ‘Software Robotics’.

    ICICI Bank launched Software Robotics

    ICICI Bank Launched Software Robotics

    ICICI Bank launched Software Robotics

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  • 3 DigiLocker: the Mobile App for Driving Licenses & Vehicle Registration Certificates [ Science/Technology ]

    Nitin Gadkari the Union Minister of Road Transport & Highways and Shipping and Ravi Shankar Prasad the Union Minister of Electronics & Information Technology and Law & Justice have jointly launched “DigiLocker” a mobile app integrated with the Driving Licenses (DL) & Vehicle Regi

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  • Sep 7, 2016
  • 1 Japan: India’S Membership to NSG Helps to Promote Nuclear Non-Proliferation [ Science/Technology ]

    Japan supported India in the bid of membership to the elite nuclear suppliers group because top Japanese foreign ministry official believes that India’s membership in the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) will be very important move to promote non-proliferation.

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  • 2 खोज विश्वविद्यालय (Research in Universities in Hindi) [ Science/Technology ]

    प्रस्तावना:-पिछले एक दशक से दुनियाभर के विश्वविद्यालय खोज पर जोर दे रहे हैं। खोज ही इन विश्वविद्यालयों की सामाजिक उपयोगिता के दायरे को बढ़ाती रही हैं, लेकिन किसी खोज के लिए सबसे अधिक जरूरी है धन राशि या खर्च और धन उपलब्ध कराना। दुनियाभर की मशहुर विश्वविद्यालय कैसे शोध के क्षेत्र म

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  • 3 ज्ञान-विज्ञान और अंतरिक्ष के क्षेत्र में खोज Research in Field of Science Technology and Space [ Science/Technology ]

    प्रस्तावना:- हमारे देश-विदेश में हर क्षेत्र में खोज होती रहती है अभी हाल ही में ज्ञान-विज्ञान और अंतरिक्ष के क्षेत्र में कई प्रकार की खोज हुई जिसका फायदा आने वाले भविष्य में देखने को मिल सकता हैं। जो इस प्रकार हैं-


    • चाइल्ड ट्रैकिंग सिस्टम (बच्चों की विशेष व्यवस्था):-

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  • Sep 6, 2016
  • 1 First Wi-Fi Hotspot Village of Haryana: Gumthala Garhu [ Science/Technology ]

    Gumthala Garhu Village of Kurukshetra district became the first Wi-Fi hotspot village in Haryana circle. Chief Minister Manohar Lal has inaugurated this service at Chandigarh under the bulk plan of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) of providing internet services to rural areas.

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  • Sep 2, 2016
  • 1 Union Cabinet Announced CERT-in and CERT-UK MoU on Cyber Security [ Science/Technology ]

    Indian computer emergency response Team (CERT-In) and CERT-UK had signed Memorandum of understanding (MOU) on Cyber security in May 2016 between CERTS-In and Ministry of Cabinet Office, UK (United Kingdom) at a unit of the Cabinet Office.

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    Image of India & UK Map

    Image of India & UK map

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  • Aug 31, 2016
  • 1 Second Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant Unit and Southern Grid Connected [ Science/Technology ]

    The second unit of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KKNPP) of 1,000 MW capacity reactors successfully connected with the southern power grid and with this second reactor of KKNPP electricity will be generates and supplied  to the grid.

    • Previously this plant becomes operational i

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  • 2 Juno Probe of NASA Finished First Jupiter Flyby [ Science/Technology ]

    First flyby of Jupiter (most massive planet of solar system) has been successfully completed by the Solar-powered Juno spacecraft of NASA by passing 4,200 kilometres above the clouds.

    Image of Juno spacecraft

    Image of Juno Spacecraft

    Image of Juno spacecraft

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  • Aug 22, 2016
  • 1 World’S Largest Aircraft Embarks Maiden Flight: Airlander 10 [ Science/Technology ]

    Airlander 10 the world’s largest (longest) a hybrid aircraft has taken off its maiden flight at an airfield in Cardington in central England. Hybrid Air Vehicles had made it in United Kingdom.

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    Image Of Airlander 10

    Image Of Airlander 10

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  • Aug 17, 2016
  • 1 India’S First Facility to Produce Nickel Launched by HCL in Jharkhand [ Science/Technology ]

    India’s first facility to produce the Nickel, copper and acid recovery plant at Indian Copper Complex, Ghatsila (Jharkhand). It was inaugurated by HCL (Hindustan Copper Limited). In India, this is the first facility. Hindustan Copper has installed and commissioned the technology

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  • 2 UBI Launches USSD Based Mobile App for Basic Banking Needs with NPCI [ Science/Technology ]

    National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) ties up with Union Bank of India (UBI) to launched an USSD based *99# mobile application for their customer. The NPCI is the umbrella organisation for all retail payments system in India.

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    Image of Unstructured Supplementary Service Data

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  • 3 नयी खोज व नये आविष्कार भाग -3 ( New Discovery and New Inventions Part - 3 ) [ Science/Technology ]

    प्रस्तावना:-पूर्व की भांति हम इस बार आपके लिए कुछ लोगों की जिद के कारण नयी खोज व नये आविष्कार लायें जो देश की प्रगति के लिए बहुत आवश्यक हैं। इस प्रकार हम देखते हैं कि हमारे विश्व के वैज्ञानिक केवल धरती पर ही खोज या आविष्कार नहीं करते बल्कि अंतरिक्ष में नई-नई खोज करते रहते हैं।


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  • 4 इसरो के उपग्रह (ISRO Satellite - Essay in Hindi) [ Science/Technology ]

    प्रस्तावना:- आज एक बार फिर इंडियन स्पेस रिसर्च ऑर्गेनाइजेशन (इसरो) (भारतीय अंतरिक्ष खोज संस्था) के वैज्ञानिकों ने अंतरिक्ष का सीना चीर कर दिखा दिया कि दुनिया को सर्वाधिक कम दाम में उत्कृष्टतम प्रोद्यौगिकी भारत ही दे सकता है। आज का दिन इतिहास के पन्नों मेंं दर्ज होगा क्योंकि 2008

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  • Aug 16, 2016
  • 1 Scientists Develop Mechanism to Recycle CO2 into Usable Fuel [ Science/Technology ]

    United States have developed a mechanism to convert greenhouse gas (GHG) Carbon dioxide (CO2) into carbon monoxide (CO). That can be recycled into Usable fuel. US Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory and University of Illinois at Chicago has been developed  this mec

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  • Aug 11, 2016
  • 1 China Launches Gaofen-3 High-Resolution Radar Imaging Satellite [ Science/Technology ]

    China has launched a Gaofen-3 new high-resolution Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) imaging satellite. This satellite launched from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Centre in northern Shanxi Province.

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    Image of Gaofen-3 Satellite

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  • Aug 9, 2016
  • 1 Endosulfan Causes DNA Damage in Animals: Study [ Science/Technology ]

    First time, researchers in India have found that mice and rats exposed to endosulphan suffer from DNA damage and genomic instability and reduced DNA damage response. The research has been made available by a team of researchers led by Prof. Sathees Raghavan from the Department of

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  • Aug 8, 2016
  • 1 China Successfully Launches First Satellite for Mobile Telecommunication [ Science/Technology ]

    The first satellite for mobile telecommunication successfully launched by China. Satellite name is Tiantong-01 and this satellite was launched at southwestern China’s Xichang Satellite Launch Center with the Long March-3B carrier rocket.

    Image shows the China successfully launches first satellite

    Image Shows the China Successfully Launches First Satellite

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  • Aug 4, 2016
  • 1 7th Meeting of SAARC Immigration Authorities Held in Islamabad [ Science/Technology ]

    Seventh meeting of SAARC immigration authorities held in Islamabad, Pakistan. Its aim is to study various area to maximize the potential of visa exemption scheme launched between the member countries in 1992.

    SAARC visa exemption scheme

    SAARC Visa Exemption Scheme

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  • 2 Anant Maheshwari Appointed as President of Microsoft India [ Science/Technology ]

    Anant Maheshwari appointed as a president of software giant Microsoft in India. As a President of Microsoft, he will be responsible for Microsoft’s product, service, and support offerings in India.

    Anant Maheshwari president of Microsoft in India

    Anant Maheshwari President of Microsoft in India

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  • Feb 1, 2016
  • 1 NEST Exam to be Held on 28th May 2016

    NEST Exam 2016: The National Entrance Screening Test (NEST) is a national level entrance exam for admission in the 5-year integrated MSc programme in basic sciences- Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics — for:

    • National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER),

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Numerous fully-solved NEST Physics questions with detailed illustrated explanations. Concise study notes focusing on aspects important for real exam.