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  • Nov 2, 2017
  • 1 📹 Expected Questions for Environment – Nov 2017 NET (Set - 2) [ NTA 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 🌟 ‘My Home-My Neighborhood’ Scheme- “Waste to Energy” for Urban Areas (Important) [ Environment/Ecology ]

    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.

    Image of Urban Waste In India

    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) [ NTA 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 [ Science/Technology ]

    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

    Table Contain Shows the 5G vs 4g

    Table Contain Shows the 5G vs 4g

    3G VS 4G VS 5G

    3G

    4G

    5G

    Deployment

    2004 - 05

    2006 - 10

    BY2020

    Bandwidth

    2mbps

    200mbps

    > 1gbps

    Technology

    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 [ Environment/Ecology ]

    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.

    Image of Wind tariff In India

    Image of Wind Tariff In India

    Image of Wind tariff In India

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  • Oct 23, 2017
  • 1 🌟 Indian Lego Program and Nobel Prize in Physics 2017 for Lego (Important) [ Science/Technology ]

    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) [ Environment/Ecology ]

    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.

    Image of Turbine to Produce Sustainable Electricity

    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) [ Environment/Ecology ]

    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.

    Image of arali 1 Island in Lakshadweep

    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) [ Environment/Ecology ]

    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.

    Map of Sundarbans environment

    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 [ Environment/Ecology ]

    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.

    Image of International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

    Image of International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

    Image of International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

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

    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”.

    Image of Kigali Amendment

    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 [ Science/Technology ]

    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.

    Image of Bakhshali Manuscript

    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 [ Science/Technology ]

    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 [ Science/Technology ]

    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.

    Image of Lunar Occultation: 3 Planets behind the Moon

    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 [ Environment/Ecology ]

    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 [ Environment/Ecology ]

    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.

    Image of Name of Hurricanes

    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 [ Environment/Ecology ]

    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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  • Sep 21, 2017
  • 1 🌟 Impact of Climate Change in India : Costing India $10 Billion/Year (Important) [ Environment/Ecology ]

    According to Parliamentary Standing Committee on Agriculture, extreme weather events are costing India $9 - 10 billion annually with climate change projected to impact agricultural productivity with increasing severity from 2020.

    Image of Impact of Climate Change In India

    Image of Impact of Climate Change In India

    Image of Impact of Climate Change In India

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  • 2 🌟 What is Bioethanol? New Technique to Produce Bioethanol from Cotton-Stalks from CSIR-NIIST [ Environment/Ecology ]

    CSIR’s National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology (CSIR-NIIST), Thiruvananthapuram developed new technique for producing bioethanol from discarded cotton-stalks using chemical and biological methods.

    Image of Bioethanol And Co-products

    Image of Bioethanol And Co-products

    Image of Bioethanol And Co-products

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  • 3 What are Biosensors? Biosensor to Detect Kidney Disorders Developed by IITs [ Science/Technology ]

    Researchers from Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) - Bombay and Indore jointly developed a biosensor to detect kidney disorders in less than eight minutes measuring both the pH and urea concentration with a single drop of urine.

    Image of Biosensor to Detect Kidney Disorders

    Image of Biosensor to Detect Kidney Disorders

    Image of Biosensor to Detect Kidney Disorders

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  • Sep 20, 2017
  • 1 ICOSIS Unveils Ocean Forecasting System for Comoros, Madagascar, and Mozambique [ Science/Technology ]

    Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS) inaugurated Ocean Forecasting System for Indian Ocean countries Comoros, Madagascar, and Mozambique at the third Meeting of Regional Integrated Multi-Hazard Early Warning System for Asia and Africa (RIMES) at Port Mor

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  • Sep 19, 2017
  • 1 Deep Ocean Mission of India [ Science/Technology ]

    The Union Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) launching Deep Ocean Mission for research in ocean science and developing technology to harness ocean resources to Explore India’s 7, 500 km coastline and 2.4 million square km of exclusive economic zone (EEZ).

    Map of International Seabed Authority

    Map of International Seabed Authority

    Map of International Seabed Authority

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  • Sep 17, 2017
  • 1 TRAPPIST-1 Planets Might Have Water [ Science/Technology ]

    Earth-sized planets orbiting ultra-cool TRAPPIST-1 dwarf star likely have great amounts of water and might be habitable as found by joint team of European Space Agency (ESA) and NASA.

    Image of TRAPPIST-1 System

    Image of TRAPPIST-1 System

    Image of TRAPPIST-1 System

    • New study found that hydrogen floating

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  • 2 🌟 Breakthrough Listen Project (Important): Dwarf Galaxy Send 15 Radio Bursts (Important) [ Science/Technology ]

    Breakthrough Listen project detected 15 fast radio bursts (FRBs) coming from a dwarf galaxy about 3 million light years away from earth with Green Bank Telescope (GBT) in West Virginia.

    Image of Breakthrough Listen Project

    Image of Breakthrough Listen Project

    Image of Breakthrough Listen Project

    Total of known f

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  • 3 🌟 Locky Ransomware and Xafecopy [ Science/Technology ]

    The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) issued alert Locky ransomware that can lock computers and demand ransom for unlocking them. Advanced malware uses cryptoviral extortion encrypting victim’s files, making them inaccessible.

    Image of Average Monthly Mbps of Attacks

    Image of Average Monthly Mbps of Attacks

    Image of Average Monthly Mbps of Attacks

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  • 4 🌟 What is Global Environment Facility (GEF) and GIM? Grant Agreement Signed with World Bank [ Environment/Ecology ]

    A Grant Agreement of USD 24.64 million for “Ecosystem Service Improvement Project” was signed with World Bank Global Environment Facility (GEF). Project entirely financed by the World Bank out of its GEF Trust Fund for 05 years.

    Image of National Mission for Green India

    Image of National Mission for Green India

    Image of National Mission for Green India

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  • Sep 14, 2017
  • 1 ‘Swasth Bachche, Swasth Bharat’ Launched by Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan [ Environment/Ecology ]

    ‘Swasth Bachche, Swasth Bharat’ Programme is an initiative of Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan aimed to prepare a physical health and fitness profile cards for more than 12 lakh Kendriya Vidyalaya students.

    Image of Swasth Bachche, Swasth Bharat programme

    Image of Swasth Bachche, Swasth Bharat Programme

    Image of Swasth Bachche, Swasth Bharat programme

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  • Sep 11, 2017
  • 1 PSLV-C39 Flight Carrying IRNSS-1H Navigation Satellite Unsuccessful [ Science/Technology ]

    The forty first flight of India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C39), conducted on August 31st 2017 from Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR, Sriharikota, was unsuccessful. Now with satellite inside the heat shield resulted in the unsuccessful mission.

    PSLV-C39 Flight Carrying IRNSS-1H Navigation Satellite

    PSLV-C39 Flight Carrying IRNSS-1H Navigation Satellite

    PSLV-C39 Flight Carrying IRNSS-1H Navigation Satellite

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  • Sep 9, 2017
  • 1 ‘Gaj Yatra’ to Mark World Elephant Day 2017 [ Environment/Ecology ]

    Union Environment, Forest and Climate Change Ministery launched ‘Gaj Yatra’ campaign to protect elephants on World Elephant Day which covers 12 elephant range states. The campaign will be led by the Wildlife Trust of India.

    Map of Various countries Covers Elephant Range

    Map of Various Countries Covers Elephant Range

    Map of Various countries Covers Elephant Range

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  • 2 Namami Gange Mission: Foreign Aid and Projects [ Environment/Ecology ]

    Namami Gange Programme has short term, medium term and long-term activities providing continues cleaning of rivers. Short term entry level activities cover development of Ghat crematoria and river surface cleaning activities.

    Image of Namami Gange Mission: Foreign Aid and Projects

    Image of Namami Gange Mission: Foreign Aid and Projects

    Image of Namami Gange Mission: Foreign Aid and Projects

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