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  • Jun 5, 2017
  • 1 Highest Aviation Alert Level Issued After Alaskan Volcano Erupts [ Env. ]

    Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) announced an Alaska volcano erupted at 2: 16 p. m. on 28th may which has been active six months ago and it results cloud of ash up to 35, 000 feet high. It is located at Bogoslof Island of Alaska which is part of the Aleutian island chain.

    Highest aviation alert level issued after AVO

    Highest Aviation Alert Level Issued After AVO

    Highest aviation alert level issued after AVO

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  • Jun 3, 2017
  • 1 World’S Largest Telescope’S Construction Starts in Chile [ Sci-Tech ]

    Extremely Large Telescope (ELT) construction has been started in Chile and it will be the world’s largest optical telescope. ELT will be five times larger than the top observing instruments which are currently used.

    • The telescope will be constructed at the middle of the Atacama

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  • May 31, 2017
  • 1 Nagpur India’S First City to Get Electric Mass Mobility System [ Sci-Tech ]

    India’s first ever multi-modal electric vehicle project was inaugurated by Maharashtra’s chief minister Devendra Fadnavis at the Nagpur Airport Complex. The pilot project will have 200 electric vehicles such as taxis, buses, e-rickshaw and auto rickshaws and these all public tran

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  • May 27, 2017
  • 1 Swachh Bharat App Launched [ Sci-Tech ]

    Ministry of culture launched ‘Swachh Bharat App’. The app will help spreading awareness about government’s cleanliness mission among the tourists visiting museum and monuments. The Swachh Bharat App will be monitored by the Ministry of Culture.

    Image of the Swachh Bharat App

    Image of the Swachh Bharat App

    Image of the Swachh Bharat App

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  • May 26, 2017
  • 1 Astronomers Create the Largest Map of the Universe [ Sci-Tech ]

    The first and largest map of the large-scale structure of the universe has been created by the astronomers based on the positions of quasars. Quasars are glowing rings of matter and energy around supermassive black holes, and are incredibly bright.

     Map of the universe

    Map of the Universe

    Map of the universe

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  • 2 NASA Names Bacterium Found on ISS After APJ Abdul Kalam [ Env. ]

    In incredible news for India, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has decided to name a newly discovered organism after one of the most loved former Indian Presidents, APJ Abdul Kalam.

    Image of Indian Presidents APJ Abdul Kalam

    Image of Indian Presidents APJ Abdul Kalam

    Image of Indian Presidents APJ Abdul Kalam

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  • 3 Tejas Express Makes First Trip on May 22, 2017 [ Sci-Tech ]

    The Tejas Express — India’s first semi-high speed full AC train — arrived in the city. Make its first trip from Mumbai to Goa. The luxury train is expected to complete the journey in less than nine hours

    Image of the Tejas Express

    Image of the Tejas Express

    Image of the Tejas Express

    Facts on India’s New

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  • 4 Scientists Discover First Natural Human Antibodies Against Ebola Virus [ Sci-Tech ]

    A team of scientists from the United States of America discovered a possible cure for Ebola viruses. They have discovered the first natural human antibodies that are capable of neutralizing and protecting animals against all three major disease-causing Ebola viruses.

    Image of the Ebola virus

    Image of the Ebola Virus

    Image of the Ebola virus

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  • 5 Scientists at IIT Delhi Develops Cheapest Respiratory Filter [ Sci-Tech ]

    Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi developed cheapest respiratory filter, named ‘Nasofilters’. This is capable of restricting up to 95 % of dust and air pollutants.

    Image of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)

    Image of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)

    Image of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)

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  • May 22, 2017
  • 1 KalamSat - World’S Smallest Satellite Built by Indian Teen to Be Launched by NASA [ Sci-Tech ]

    An 18-year-old boy in India’s southern city of Chennai has developed a satellite lighter than smartphone, which National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) will launch on June 21.

    Image of the World's smallest satellite

    Image of the World’s Smallest Satellite

    Image of the World’s smallest satellite


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  • 2 खोज, अंतरिक्ष, ज्ञान-विज्ञान व अन्य रौचक जानकारियां(Search Space Knowledge&Other Interesting Inf.) [ Sci-Tech ]

    अमरीका: - अमरीका के लांस एंजिलिस स्थित कैलिफोर्निया विश्वविद्यालय के शोधकर्ताओं की टीम (समूह) ने इस बात का खुलासा किया है कि अभी तक हम मस्तिक की जितनी क्षमता के बारे में सोचते थे, उसकी क्षमता उससे तकरीबन 10 गुना ज्यादा होती है। अमरीकी विशेषज्ञों ने यह खोज की है कि पहले के अनुमान

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  • 3 WannaCry Ransomware Used in Widespread Attacks All Over the World [ Sci-Tech ]

    It has been reported that a new ransomware named as “WannaCry” is spreading widely. WannaCry encrypts the files on infected Windows systems. Our products detected and successfully blocked a large number of ransomware attacks around the world.

    Image of the Hacked windows systems

    Image of the Hacked Windows Systems

    Image of the Hacked windows systems

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  • May 18, 2017
  • 1 NASA Detects Signs of Strong Water in Neptune-Sized Planet [ Sci-Tech ]

    National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) scientists detected a strong water signature in the atmosphere of a distant Neptune-sized planet called HAT-P-26b. That could help understand more about the birth and development of planetary systems.

    Image of the signs of strong water in Neptune

    Image of the Signs of Strong Water in Neptune

    Image of the signs of strong water in Neptune

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  • 2 India’S First Bio Refinery Plant Inaugurated in Pune [ Sci-Tech ]

    Union Minister of Road Transport and Highway Nitin Gadkari inaugurated the country’s first bio-refinery plant which produces ethanol from the variety of biomass. The project is situated at Rahu in Pune district of Maharashtra.

    Image of the First Bio Refinery Plant

    Image of the First Bio Refinery Plant

    Image of the First Bio Refinery Plant

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  • 3 Indian Origin Scientists Elected Fellows of UK Royal Society [ Sci-Tech ]

    Three Indian-origin scientists known for their knowledge in genetics, computers and ecology have been elected fellows of the Royal Society, the world’s oldest scientific academy in continuous existence. They are among the 50 scientists and 10 foreign members who have been elected

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  • 4 South-Asia Satellite Successfully Launched by India [ Sci-Tech ]

    India on 5 May 2017 launched the first South Asia Satellite, built by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). The South Asia Satellite has 12 Ku band transponders which India’s neighbors can use to improve their communications services.

    Image of the South Asia Satellite

    Image of the South Asia Satellite

    Image of the South Asia Satellite

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  • May 15, 2017
  • 1 HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar Launches Vidya-Veerta Abhiyan [ Sci-Tech ]

    Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar will launch Students for soldiers- a nationwide Vidya – Veerta Abhiyan to encourage 1, 000 educational institutions to display portraits of war heroes on campus.

    Image of the Vidya – Veerta Abhiyan

    Image of the Vidya – Veerta Abhiyan

    Image of the Vidya – Veerta Abhiyan

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  • 2 Department of Telecommunications Launches Portal for Information on Mobile Tower Radiation [ Sci-Tech ]

    Department of Telecom (DoT) will launch in a month a portal ‘Tarang Sanchar’ that will help users get checked the radiation level of mobile towers and transmitters across the country in a month. Radiation from mobile towers did not have any adverse impact on human health.

    Image of the Mobile Tower

    Image of the Mobile Tower

    Image of the Mobile Tower

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  • 3 Indian Railways to Track Wagons and Coaches with RFID Tags [ Sci-Tech ]

    Leveraging information technology in a big way, the Indian Railways is set to make use of the radio-frequency identification tags (RFID) for tracking of wagons, coaches and locomotives to ensure the effective and transparent functioning of the system.

    Indian Railways to Track Wagons and Coaches with RFID tags

    Indian Railways to Track Wagons and Coaches with RFID Tags

    Indian Railways to Track Wagons and Coaches with RFID tags

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  • May 7, 2017
  • 1 ISRO Launches Solar Calculator App [ Sci-Tech ]

    ISRO has launched a Solar Calculator application that allows for accurate calculation of the benefit of installing solar panels at any location in the country. The App provides monthly/yearly solar potential (in kWh/m2) and minimum/maximum temperature at any location Global warmi

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  • 2 Scientists Create ‘Artificial Womb’ [ Sci-Tech ]

    Scientists create artificial womb that could save the lives of premature babies. The study describes a new system that allows fetal lambs at a similar stage of development as critically pre-term human infants (defined as births earlier than 24 weeks) to survive outside of the mot

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  • May 1, 2017
  • 1 NASA Successfully Launches Super Pressure Balloon [ Sci-Tech ]

    NASA successfully launched Super pressure balloon from Wanaka Airport, New Zealand. A mission designed to run 100 or more days floating at 110, 000 feet (33.5 km) about the globe in the southern hemisphere’s mid-latitude band. While validating the super pressure balloon technolog

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  • 2 3D-Printed Metal Fabrics Developed for Space [ Sci-Tech ]

    3D-printed metal fabric has been developed by the scientists in NASA. It has been made to use for astronaut spacesuits or as shields and insulation for spacecraft. The fabrics are the foldable one and can change shape quickly which can be useful for large antennas and other deplo

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  • 3 अंतरिक्ष एवं खोज ( Space and Research ) [ Sci-Tech ]

    सौर मंडल: -वैज्ञानिको ने हमारे जैसा ही एक और सौर मंडल ढूंढ लिया है। इसमें पृथ्वी के आकार के सात ग्रह हैं। ये सभी छोटे तारे ट्रेपिस्ट-1 का चक्ककर लगाते हैं। नासा के वैज्ञानिकों के मुताबिक इनमें से तीन ग्रहों में समुद्र भी है। इससे वहां जीवन होने यानी एलियंस की मौजूदगी की पूरी संभ

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  • 4 ISRO’S Mission Venus [ Sci-Tech ]

    Post the Mars mission, the Indian Space Research Organization’s is planning for a mission to Venus. Though various speculations have been made regarding the launch but the officials have said that the launch will not be happening before 2020. That has been planning to spend a spa

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  • 5 📹 Super-Earth Discovered [ Sci-Tech ]

    The Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics scientists has found a new super-earth like planet. Since the one we found 40 years back which was twice the size of mother earth. It has happened yet again. It has LHS 1140b which is orbiting the habitable zone of a small red dwarf

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  • 6 📹 Highlight on Our Guests - 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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  • 7 इसरो दव्ारा104उपग्रह अंतरिक्ष में सफलतापूर्वक छोड़े (ISRO104 Satellites Successfully Left in Space) [ Sci-Tech ]

    प्रस्तावना: -असीम अंतरिक्ष संभावनाओं का खुला आमंत्रण है। कुछ दशक पहले तक हम अपने रॉकेट (अग्नि बाण) को साइकिल के कैरियर पर प्रक्षेपण के लिए ले जाते थे। लेकिन हार नही मानी। आज इसरो (भारतीय अंतरिक्ष अनुसंधान संगठन) मजबूती से बढ़ रहा है। विकसित देश भी अपने उपग्रह के प्रक्षेपण के लिए

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  • Apr 28, 2017
  • 1 ज्ञान-विज्ञान और अंतरिक्ष (Knowledge and Space) [ Sci-Tech ]

    टोक्यो (जापान): - जापान का अंतरिक्ष कचरे को साफ करने का एक प्रयोग विफल हो गया। जापान एयरोस्पेस एक्सप्लोरेशन एजेंसी (खोज यात्रा, कार्यस्थान) के वैज्ञानिकों ने जाल बनाने वाली कंपनी की मदद से एक इलेक्ट्रो डायनमिक (विद्युत, गति और बल के अध्ययन से संबंधित भैतिकी की शाखा) जाल बनाया था

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  • 2 The First ‘Made in India’ Robot [ Sci-Tech ]

    The Tata Motors have unveiled the first ‘conceptualized, designed and manufactured articulated industrial robot’ called “BRABO”. BRABO stands for “Bravo Robot”. The robot has been developed indigenously for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) in India. It has been develope

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