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  • Apr 2, 2017
  • 1 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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  • 2 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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  • 4 Focus on Disaster Mitigation - 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 Disaster Management Plan, 2016

    • First ever national p

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  • Mar 28, 2017
  • 1 Scientists in Netherlands Develop New, Super-Fast Wi – Fi Network [ Sci-Tech ]

    Scientists have developed a new wireless Internet based on harmless infrared rays, Which is reportedly 100 times faster than existing Wireless Fidelity networks. According to the researchers, at the Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands.

    This Wi-Fi is 100 times faster

    This Wi-Fi is 100 Times Faster

    This Wi-Fi is 100 times faster

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  • 2 Scientists Discover Five New Sub-Atomic Particles at CERN [ Sci-Tech ]

    Scientists using large LHC at CERN and most powerful particle accelerator have discovered a new system of five particles all in a single analysis. This discovery is unique as observing five new states all at once are very rare.

    CERN scientists discover new sub-atomic particles

    CERN Scientists Discover New Sub-atomic Particles

    CERN scientists discover new sub-atomic particles

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  • 3 Focus on Waste Management- 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

    Image shows the Trash Treatment

    Image Shows the Trash Treatment

    Image shows the Trash Treatment

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  • 4 Japan Launches Satellite to Monitor North Korea [ Sci-Tech ]

    Japan successfully launched a new satellite to track land and maritime movements in North Korea and conduct surveys on the weapons program of the rogue state. The H-2A rocket was launched from the Tanegashima base in the south-east of Japan.

    Japan launches satellite to monitor North Korea

    Japan Launches Satellite to Monitor North Korea

    Japan launches satellite to monitor North Korea

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  • 5 Focus on Biodiversity Flora and Fauna - 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

    Snowflake Corals

    Image of Snowflake Corals

    Image of Snowflake Corals

    Image of Snowflake Corals

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  • Mar 23, 2017
  • 1 Indrani Das Wins Top Prize in Regeneron Science Talent Search Competition [ Sci-Tech ]

    Indrani Das, 17, has won the top, $250, 000 prize in the prestigious Regeneron Science Talent Search competition in the United States. Indrani Das won the award for her research on treating brain injury and disease. Taking home more than $1.8 million in award.

    Indian-American teenager Indrani Das wins top

    Indian-American Teenager Indrani Das Wins Top

    Indian-American teenager Indrani Das wins top

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  • Mar 20, 2017
  • 1 Highlight on Biodiversity- 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

    NGT Halts Tawang Hydro Power Project

    • Tawang hydro power proje

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  • 2 CCEA Approves Policy for Early Monetization of Coal Bed Methane Gas [ Sci-Tech ]

    The CCEA chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved Policy for Early Monetization of Coal Bed Methane Gas Marketing and Pricing Freedom for CBM Gas. The policy provides marketing and pricing freedom to the CBM Contractors to sell the CBM at Arm’s Length Price in the dom

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  • 3 Focus on Biodiversity- Expected Questions for 2017- Birds of Prey [ 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

    Declining Vulture Population

    • In Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary (W

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  • 4 BrahMos Missile Successfully Test-Fired [ Sci-Tech ]

    Successfully test-fired the 290-km range BrahMos supersonic cruise missile, capable of carrying a conventional warhead of 300 kg, from a warship off the Goa coast. Missile performing high-level manoeuvres successfully hit the target ship.

    BrahMos missile successfully test-fired

    BrahMos Missile Successfully Test-fired

    BrahMos missile successfully test-fired

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  • 5 NTPC Installs India’S Largest Floating Solar PV Plant in Kerala [ Sci-Tech ]

    NTPC Ltd has started power generation from India’s largest floating solar power plant at the Rajiv Gandhi Combined Cycle Power Plant (RGCCPP) Kayamkulam in Kerala. The plant was inaugurated by AK Jha, Director of the NTPC Ltd, The 100-kWp floating solar generation plant.

    NTPC installs India’s largest Floating Solar PV Plant in Kerala

    NTPC Installs India’s Largest Floating Solar PV Plant in Kerala

    NTPC installs India’s largest Floating Solar PV Plant in Kerala

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  • 6 Focus on Biodiversity- 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

    Biosphere

    Agasthyamala among 20 UNESCO world biosphere reserve

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  • 7 Mass Coral Bleaching Occurring in Great Barrier Reef for Second Year [ Sci-Tech ]

    Great Barrier Reef has been devastated by coral bleaching for the second consecutive year in a row. This marks the first time the reef has not had several years between bleaching events to recover According to researchers.

    Highlights:

    • Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority a

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  • 8 Aadhaar Payment App Launched by IDFC Bank [ Sci-Tech ]

    IDFC Bank launched biometric-based Aadhaar pay App on March 2017. IDFC Bank has become the first bank to launch the Aadhar Pay. The shopkeeper and the only Aadhaar number need to carry by the consumer to the bank.

    Image of the Aadhaar Payment App

    Image of the Aadhaar Payment App

    Image of the Aadhaar Payment App

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  • 9 EU Successfully Launches 5th Satellite of Copernicus Observation Program [ Sci-Tech ]

    EU launched the fifth satellite of the Copernicus observation program. It is multi-billion-euro Copernicus program to provide speedy images of land, oceans, and waterways. Satellite will cut the time of imaging the earth by half. The program is aimed at improving the life of EU c

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  • Mar 20, 2017
  • 1 NASA to Develop Giant Magnetic Shield Around Mars for Human Colonisation [ Sci-Tech ]

    NASA’s Planetary Science Division (PSD) hosted a community workshop at their headquarters in Washington, DC where the exploration of Mars by human astronauts was discussed. NASA is planning on making the planet a more habitable place for human colonisation.

    • NASA scientists have

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  • Mar 17, 2017
  • 1 Hubble Space Telescope Discovers Massive Galaxy [ Sci-Tech ]

    The Hubble Space Telescope (HST) has captured the farthest-ever view into the universe, a photo that reveals thousands of galaxies 13.4 billion of light-years away. Hubble telescope situated of the Pisces-Perseus Supercluster in the westernmost region.

    The Hubble Space Telescope (HST)

    The Hubble Space Telescope (HST)

    The Hubble Space Telescope (HST)

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  • 2 INS Viraat, Oldest Aircraft Carries Decommissioned [ Sci-Tech ]

    The world’s oldest aircraft carrier in active service, INS Viraat, will be decommissioned after serving the India Navy for approximately 30 years. The decommissioning ceremony will be attended by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and other dignitaries.

    INS Viraat, oldest aircraft carrier

    INS Viraat, Oldest Aircraft Carrier

    INS Viraat, oldest aircraft carrier

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  • 3 Canadian Bacteria-Like Fossils May Be Oldest Evidence of Life Yet [ Sci-Tech ]

    Microfossils up to almost 4.3 billion years old found by researcher. It was primordial microbes as per recent study. That set in motion the evolutionary march toward complex life. Researchers reported that these may be the oldest fossils ever discovered. Remains of bacteria thriv

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  • 4 New Cruise Ship Tour Launched by China in South China Sea [ Env. ]

    A new Chinese cruise ship began its first journey to the disputed Paracel Islands in the South China Sea on 3rd march 2017, the latest effort by Beijing to bolster its claims in the strategic waterway. The Nanhai Cruises Company is owner of cruise ship.

    Key Details

    • New Cruise

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  • 5 New Train of Indian Railway’S Thought: RO–RO Service to Cut Down Traffic Woes in Delhi [ Env. ]

    The RO-RO is a boon for Delhi as it would have a direct impact on its air ambient quality and the capital would breathe clean air. Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu launched Roll-on Roll-off (RO-RO) service.

    Railways launch RO-RO service for clean environment

    Railways Launch RO-RO Service for Clean Environment

    Railways launch RO-RO service for clean environment

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  • 6 NMCG, Rotary India Signs MOU for Namami Gange Programme [ Env. ]

    The NMCG and Rotary India signed a MOU for the success of Namami Gange Programme. National Mission for Clean Ganga under Ministry of Water Resources, MOU with Rotary India was signed on 2 March 2017 in New Delhi.

    • The MoU was signed by Director General, National Mission for Clean

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  • 7 India’S First Integrated Heliport Inaugurated in Delhi [ Sci-Tech ]

    India’s Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju inaugurated country’s first integrated heliport at North Delhi. Heliport has been developed by Pawan Hans; it is a state-owned helicopter service company. Facility has been successfully tested.

    Integrated heliport, Delhi India

    Integrated Heliport, Delhi India

    Integrated heliport, Delhi India

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  • 8 National Science Day Observed in India [ Sci-Tech ]

    In India February 28 is celebrated as National Science Day every year. It aims to impart scientific temper in minds of people of all age groups. Theme of year 2017 is “Science and Technology for especially abled persons”.

    National Science Day observed on 28 February

    National Science Day Observed on 28 February

    National Science Day observed on 28 February

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