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  • Aug 5, 2017
  • 1 ISRO Earns 6.1 Million Euros from 29 Nanosatellite Launches on June 23 [ Science/Technology ]

    The Indian Space Research Organization’s (Isro+) commercial arm Antrix earned 6.1 million euros from the launch of 29 Nano satellites from 14 + countries on June 23, adding to the 157 million euros it earned from foreign launches in the last four years. While the space agency has

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  • 2 Difference Between Biomethane and Fossil Fuel-India’S First Bio-CNG Bus Developed by Tata Motors [ Environment/Ecology ]

    India’s largest Commercial Vehicles manufacturer Tata Motors unveiled first Bio-CNG (bio-methane) bus. The bus was rolled out at the Urja Utsav, bio-energy programme, organized by the Union Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas.

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    Image of Biomethane and Fossil Fuel

    Image of Biomethane and Fossil Fuel

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  • Aug 2, 2017
  • 1 Underwater Abandoned Nets (Ghost Nets) Off Kerala Coast Major Threat to Marine Ecosystem [ Environment/Ecology ]

    Ghost nets have become greatest killers of the marine ecosystem off Kerala coast. Ghost nets have destroyed or threatened underwater reefs required for flourishing fish stock by ‘stifling cover’. Globally, an estimated 10 % reduction in fish catch is blamed on ghost nets.

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    Image of Underwater Abandoned Nets

    Image of Underwater Abandoned Nets

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  • 2 Environment Ministry Approves Projects in 3 States Under NAFCC [ Environment/Ecology ]

    Environment Ministry approved three projects for climate change adaptation in three states- Rajasthan, Gujarat and Sikkim. The projects would be funded under the National Adaptation Fund for Climate Change (NAFCC).

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    Image of NAFCC Project Cycle

    Image of NAFCC Project Cycle

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  • Aug 1, 2017
  • 1 What is Pentaerythritol Tetranitrate (PETN) - in News- Found in UP Assembly [ Science/Technology ]

    Dangerous plastic explosive preferred by militants as it cannot be easily detected owing to its colorless crystals. PETN can be kept hidden in a sealed container or an electrical equipment surpassing security checks.

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    Image of Pentaerythritol Tetranitrate

    Image of Pentaerythritol Tetranitrate

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  • 2 Indian Railways Organization for Alternate Fuel Won Golden Peacock Award for Eco Innovation [ Environment/Ecology ]

    Indian Railways Organization for Alternate Fuel (IROAF) won Golden Peacock Award for Eco Innovation for 2017 for introducing eco-friendly and cost saving dual fuel 1400 HP Diesel engines on DEMU trains.

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    Image of Golden Peacock Awards

    Image of Golden Peacock Awards

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  • 3 ISRO’S GSAT-17 Launched Successfully from French Guiana [ Science/Technology ]

    Latest communication satellite GSAT-17. Heavy duty rocket of Arianespace from the spaceport of Kourou in French Guiana (Flight VA238), 3, 477 kg Launched into a Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit (GTO).

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    Image of Satellite GSAT-17

    Image of satellite GSAT-17

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  • 4 Amazon Ask for Drone Technology Patent in India [ Science/Technology ]

    Amazon has asked for patent in India for drones, or unscrewed autonomous vehicles (UAV) to deliver ordered books with extra anti-hacking protection according to the U. S. Patent and Trademark Office.

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    Amazon’s Proposed Parachute Delivery

    Amazon’s Proposed Parachute Delivery

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  • 5 Kerala Government Adopts ’Green Protocol’ for Nature-Friendly Weddings [ Environment/Ecology ]

    Kerala State government has taken big step in the direction of pollution free environment by adopting Green Protocol to make the weddings more nature-friendly. The protocol is adopted under anti-plastic drive and Green-Kerala Mission of Kerala government.

    Kerala Government Prohibition on disposable glasses and plates

    Kerala Government Prohibition on Disposable Glasses and Plates

    Kerala Government Prohibition on disposable glasses and plates

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  • 6 IIT Kharagpur Scientists Introduce New Technology to Manufacture Biofuel [ Science/Technology ]

    Scientists at IIT Kharagpur has come up with a new technology of manufacturing Biofuel known as ‘soil-to-soil’ cheaper, quicker and pollution-free. The technology is in the process of being patented.

    Introduce New Technology to Manufacture Biofuel

    Introduce New Technology to Manufacture Biofuel

    Introduce New Technology to Manufacture Biofuel

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  • 7 Arun Jaitley Inaugurats Aeronautical Test Range at Chitradurga in Karnataka [ Science/Technology ]

    The newly built Aeronautical Test Range (ATR) of the Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) has been inaugurated by Defence Minister Arun Jaitley has inaugurated at Chitradurga in Karnataka.

    Location of Chitradurga in Karnataka

    Location of Chitradurga in Karnataka

    Location of Chitradurga in Karnataka

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  • Jul 21, 2017
  • 1 MERIT App,Merit Order Stack and E-Bidding Portal for Utilization of Domestic Coal [ Science/Technology ]

    ’MERIT app or Merit Order Despatch of Electricity for Rejuvenation of Income and Transparency and the e-bidding portal provide e-Bidding solution to States to select Independent Power Producers (IPPs) for procurement of power by transferring their domestic coal under the scheme o

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  • Jul 7, 2017
  • 1 Ozone Recovery May Be Delayed by Rise of Paint Stripper Chemical- Dichloromethane [ Environment/Ecology ]

    Because of unregulated ozone-depleting substance in the environment, the recovery of Antarctic ozone levels can be delayed by five to 30 years. Previously ignored chemical called dichloromethane may be contributing to ozone depletion.

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  • 2 Rooftop Solar to Become Norm by 2040: Niti Aayog [ Science/Technology ]

    Rooftop solar to be norm in the country by 2040, according to Niti Aayog’s draft National Energy Policy (NEP). Increased electricity share may not be viable to tap rooftop solar for homes.

    • Share of solar and wind is expected to be 14 - 18 per cent: 9 - 11 per cent in electricity

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  • 3 Opportunity Rover Mark Evidence of Ancient Lake on Mars [ Science/Technology ]

    Opportunity Mars rover of NASA has found the edge of a crater on the red planet which could be lake of liquid water. It has founded rocks at the edge of Endeavour Crater which were either transported by a flood or by wind.

    Rover Mark Evidence of Ancient Lake on Mars

    Rover Mark Evidence of Ancient Lake on Mars

    Rover Mark Evidence of Ancient Lake on Mars

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  • Jul 4, 2017
  • 1 10 Satellites Launches by SpaceX from California [ Science/Technology ]

    A SpaceX launched 10 communications satellites into orbit from California just after two days of successfully launched a satellite from Florida. The Falcon 9 rocket was launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base northwest of Los Angeles by low- lying fog at 1.25 pm pacific daylight ti

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  • 2 ISRO Launch 31 Satellites with PSLV Rocket [ Science/Technology ]

    Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has successful launched the Cartosat-2 series and 30 co-passenger satellites of other countries by the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV). The weight of the Cartosat-2 series is 712 kg.

    • In 30 co-passenger satellites 29 satellites are

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  • Jun 26, 2017
  • 1 NPC Introduce Training of Trainers Programme on Capacity Building for 6 Waste Management Rules [ Environment/Ecology ]

    NPC Introduce Training of Trainers Programme on Capacity Building for Six Waste Management Rules 201, The Ministry of Environment, Forests, Climate Change and Government of India has introduced Six Waste Management Rules in year 2016 under the Swachh Bharat Mission and They are:

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  • 2 Father of India’S Nuclear Fusion Predhiman Krishan Kaw Passed Away [ Science/Technology ]

    Padma Shri Prof Predhiman Krishan Kaw father of India’s nuclear fusion reactor program is passed away at the age of 69 years due to Parkinson’s disease in Ahmadabad, he is the founder of Institute for Plasma Research (IPR) at Gandhinagar in 1986 and also has served as director of

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  • 3 World’S First Train That Runs on Virtual Tracks Launched by China [ Science/Technology ]

    China has launched world’s first train which will run on the virtual track by using sensor technology. The train has rubber wheels and plastic core. This train is developed on new technology which has been copyrighted by China Rail Corporation.

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    Image of World’s First Train That Runs on Virtual Tracks

    Image of World’s First Train that runs on Virtual Tracks

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  • Jun 24, 2017
  • 1 Lockheed and Tata Jointly Develop F-16 Planes in India [ Science/Technology ]

    Lockheed Martin and Tata Advanced Systems have signed an agreement to construct F-16 fighter planes in India and announcement in this regard was made at the Paris Airshow. The main objective of Lockheed Martin behind tai-up with Tata is meant to winning billions of dollars worth

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  • Jun 21, 2017
  • 1 Global Innovation Index 2017 [ Environment/Ecology ]

    Switzerland, Sweden, the Netherlands, the USA and the UK are ranked as most-innovative countries in the world where as nations group such as India, Kenya, and Viet Nam has given strong competition to their development-level peers according to the Global Innovation Index 2017 whic

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  • 2 Mission Retro-Fitment Launched [ Science/Technology ]

    Suresh Prabhu the Minister of Railways has launched Mission Retro-Fitment and improves the existing fleet of coaches to make better experience for the passenger. Make improvement in the furnishing & amenities of the Railways coaches under Indian Mission Retro-Fitment is the most

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  • Jun 18, 2017
  • 1 📹 Highlight on Space Research Contemporary - Expected Question 2017 Part-3 [ Science/Technology ]

    We will be covering the important questions and topics for competitive examinations for 2017 related to Defense and related policies. As per video tutorials and lectures at YouTube@Examrace

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  • 2 📹 Highlight on Space Research Contemporary - Expected Question 2017 Part-2 [ Science/Technology ]

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  • 3 📹 Highlight on Space Research Contemporary - Expected Question 2017 Part-1 [ Science/Technology ]

    We will be covering the important questions and topics for competitive examinations for 2017 related to Space Research Contemporary and related policies. As per video tutorials and lectures at YouTube@Examrace

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  • 4 Minor Planet Named After Indian Girl Sahithi Pingali [ Science/Technology ]

    minor planet in Milky Way will going to named after the Bengaluru girl Sahithi Pingali because she has develop an integrated mobile phone app and lake monitoring kit which monitor pollution in water bodies, so this is the reward for her achievements.

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    Image of Sahithi Pingali

    Image of Sahithi Pingali

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  • Jun 14, 2017
  • 1 📹 Highlight on Environment-Expected Question 2017 [ Environment/Ecology ]

    We will be covering the important questions and topics for competitive examinations for 2017 related to Science and Technology Contemporary Topics and related policies. As per video tutorials and lectures at YouTube@Examrace

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  • 2 📹 Highlight on Science and Technology Contemporary Topics - Expected Questions 2017 Part-3 [ Science/Technology ]

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  • 3 📹 Highlight on Science and Technology Contemporary Topics - Expected Questions 2017 Part - 2 [ Science/Technology ]

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