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  • Dec 5, 2017
  • 1 🌟 Mission Electrification and Railway Green Initiatives - Focus of IREEE 2017 (Important) [ Env. ]

    Indian Railways is the preferred mode of transport. 1.3 million workers dedicated to serving with commitment. Indian Railways is targeting 100 % electrification- by applying economies of scale in “an incentive cum penalty” framework scheme.

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    Electrification of Railways Chart

    Electrification of railways chart

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  • Dec 4, 2017
  • 1 🌟 What is UNs District Energy in Cities? EESL Launches $454 Million (Important) [ Env. ]

    EESL’s projects, under one of the largest funding by GEF until date, will mitigate 60 million tonnes of CO2 equivalent through the use of new technologies under the new program “Creating and Sustaining Markets for Energy Efficiency”.

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    Image of District Energy in Cities

    Image of District Energy in Cities

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  • Nov 29, 2017
  • 1 What are Hackathons and an Appathons?- GCCS 2017 [ Sci-Tech ]

    A hackathon is a gathering where programmers collaboratively code in an extreme manner over a short period. Each developer has the ability and freedom to work on whatever they wants. Appathons is a Hackathons but focused on creation of app.

    Image of India Smart Grid Week 2017

    Image of India Smart Grid Week 2017

    Image of India Smart Grid Week 2017

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  • Nov 25, 2017
  • 1 Mission Innovation Smart Grids for Renewable Energy [ Env. ]

    Mission Innovation challenge on Smart Grids is collectively working to enable future smart grids powered by renewables. To combat the growth of greenhouse gas emission, world is increasing use of renewable energy sources.

    Image of Smart Grids

    Image of Smart Grids

    Image of Smart Grids

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  • Nov 23, 2017
  • 1 INS Sarvekshak to Carry Joint Hydrographic Survey with Tanzanian Navy in Dar-Es-Salaam [ Sci-Tech ]

    To bolster bilateral relations with friendly foreign countries and navies in the Indian Ocean region, INS Sarvekshak, a hydrographic survey ship of Southern Naval Command, arrived in Dar-es-Salaam Tanzania for joint Hydrographic Survey along with the Tanzanian Navy.

    Map of Pemba Channel

    Map of Pemba Channel

    Map of Pemba Channel

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  • Nov 21, 2017
  • 1 📹 Pollution & Health - Lancet Commission Report, Delhi Smog and AQI - (Part 2) [ Env. ]

    Next Week! ! Rohingya Crisis & State of Stateless People. Pollution-related deaths (92%) occur in low- and middle-income countries, and in rapidly industrialising countries (such as India, Pakistan, China, Bangladesh, Madagascar and Kenya).

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  • 2 📹 Pollution & Health - Lancet Commission Report, Delhi Smog & AQI (Part - 3) [ Env. ]

    Next Week! ! Rohingya Crisis & State of Stateless People. Household Air: Choose cleaner fuels -not kerosene, wood or coal. Support bottled gas, biogas, solar, or electrification. Choose cookstoves that reduce particulate emissions.

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  • 3 📹 Pollution & Health - Lancet Commission Report, Delhi Smog & AQI (Part - 2) [ Env. ]

    Next Week! ! Rohingya Crisis & State of Stateless People: Pollution-related deaths (92%) occur in low- and middle-income countries, and in rapidly industrialising countries (such as India, Pakistan, China, Bangladesh, Madagascar and Kenya).

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  • Nov 20, 2017
  • 1 What are Various BS Fuels? BS -VI Auto Fuel to Be Introduced Early in NCT Delhi [ Env. ]

    To satisfy India’s commitment at COP 21 for reducing vehicular emissions and improve fuel efficiency – (reducing the carbon footprints and keep a healthy environment), India is following regulatory pathway for fuel quality and vehicle emissions standards termed as Bharat Stage (B

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  • 2 Asia Pacific CERT (APCERT) Discuss Building Trust in Digital Economy [ Sci-Tech ]

    First ever Asia Pacific Computer Emergency Response Team (APCERT) Open Conference was held in India in New Delhi on November 15, 2017. Indian Compute Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) received the host country award from the APCERT, handed over by Japan CERT (JPCERT).

    Image of Circles of Trust

    Image of Circles of Trust

    Image of Circles of Trust

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  • Nov 14, 2017
  • 1 What is Majuli Island? Controlling Erosion of Majuli Island-Floating B4 Boat Labs [ Env. ]

    To safeguard fast-eroding Majuli island- world’s largest riverine island using government is conducting research on floating Brahmaputra Biodiversity and Biology Boat (B4) labs along Brahmaputra River.

    Image of Majuli Island Erosion

    Image of Majuli Island Erosion

    Image of Majuli Island Erosion

    What is Maju

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  • 2 India’S First Electric Bus Service Launched in Himachal Pradesh [ Env. ]

    India’s first electric bus service launched at Rohtang Pass area in Himachal Pradesh is first of its kind electric bus service for tourist spot and first in world at an altitude of 13, 000 feet.

    Map of Rohtang Pass

    Map of Rohtang Pass

    Map of Rohtang Pass

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  • Nov 12, 2017
  • 1 SECURE Himalaya Project and Third National Wildlife Action Plan for 2017-2031 [ Env. ]

    Union Government launched SECURE Himalaya, a six-year project for conservation of locally and globally significant biodiversity, land and forest resources in high Himalayan ecosystem spread over four states viz. Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Uttarakhand and Sikkim.

    Image of Himalayas As Biodiversity

    Image of Himalayas As Biodiversity

    Image of Himalayas As Biodiversity

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  • Nov 7, 2017
  • 1 Government Notifies Wetland (Conservation and Management) Rules 2017 [ Env. ]

    Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC) notified new Wetland (Conservation and Management) Rules 2017 prohibiting range of activities in wetlands replacing earlier 2010 rules.

    Forests & Climate Change notified new Wetland Rules 2017

    Forests & Climate Change Notified New Wetland Rules 2017

    Forests & Climate Change notified new Wetland Rules 2017

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  • Nov 5, 2017
  • 1 India Hosts Global Wildlife Programme to Address Illegal Wildlife Trade [ Env. ]

    To address illegal wildlife trade across 19 countries of Asia and Africa, India is hosting the Global Wildlife Programme (GWP) jointly with World Bank and United Nations Development Programme.

    Image of Illegal Wildlife Trade Data India

    Image of Illegal Wildlife Trade Data India

    Image of Illegal Wildlife Trade Data India

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  • Nov 2, 2017
  • 1 📹 Expected Questions for Computers – Nov 2017 NET (Set - 2) [ CBSE NET-JRF Upd. ]

    Here we will be covering solutions of the most important questions for upcoming November 2017 NET exam on Computer. 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 choice

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  • 2 📹 Expected Questions for Computers – Nov 2017 NET (Set - 1) [ CBSE NET-JRF Upd. ]

    Here we will be covering solutions of the most important questions for upcoming November 2017 NET exam on Computer. 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 choice

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  • 3 📹 Expected Questions for Environment – Nov 2017 NET (Set - 3) [ CBSE 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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  • 4 📹 Expected Questions for Environment – Nov 2017 NET (Set - 2) [ CBSE 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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  • 5 🌟 ‘My Home-My Neighborhood’ Scheme- “Waste to Energy” for Urban Areas (Important) [ Env. ]

    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) [ CBSE 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 [ Sci-Tech ]

    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

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    Table Contain Shows the 5G vs 4g

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    Broadband with/CDMA/IP technology

    Unified IP and seamless combination of LAN/WAN/WLAN/PAN

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    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 [ Env. ]

    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.

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    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) [ Sci-Tech ]

    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) [ Env. ]

    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) [ Env. ]

    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.

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    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) [ Env. ]

    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 [ Env. ]

    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.

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    Image of International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

    Image of International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

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  • Oct 5, 2017
  • 1 नीली मछली चुनौती खेल (Blue Whale Challenge Game - in Hindi) [ Sci-Tech ]

    प्रस्तावना: - मोबाइल (गतिशील) पर खेले जाने वाले ’ब्लू व्हेल चैलेंज गेम’ से दुनिया भर में दहशत है। इस गेम के भंवर में बच्चे फंस रहे हैं और समाज ही नहीं सरकारें और अदालते भी इस गेम के दुष्प्रभावों से चिंतित है। मद्रास हाईकोर्ट (उच्च न्यायालय) ने इसका तोड़ निकालने व इस पर रोक लगाने

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  • Oct 3, 2017
  • 1 खोज (Discovery - in Hindi) [ Sci-Tech ]

    जीरो की खोज: -हम सभी जानते हैं कि ’जीरो’ की खोज भारत ने की थी। अब इस पर पश्चिम ने भी मुहर लगा दी है। जीरो के इस्तेमाल के बारे में पहली बार कार्बन डेटिंग के जरिए पता लगाया गया है। ऑक्सफोर्ड यूनिवर्सिटी ने एक भारतीय किताब में दर्ज कार्बन डेटिंग से साबित किया है कि तीसरी या चौथी सद

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