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Government of India Key Initiatives in Science & Technology: Year Compilation

  Click here to download the PDF Healthcare National Biopharma Mission Launched In a bid to create a globally competitive biopharmaceutical industry that addresses the country’s major concerns around barriers to affordable healthcare, Hon’ble Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Science & Technology, launched the Innovate in India (I3) program on 30th June 2017, […]

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Compiled Government Schemes & Initiatives Question Bank

This is an Exclusive Prelims Special Question Bank  containing 83 Questions from various Government Schemes & Initiatives from June 2016-May 2017 to enhance your preparation level and to test your progress. You may write your answers in the comment section below. Please Note: Answer Bank  will be provided to the Interactive Participants Only via Email. Q […]

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About Aerosols : Their Types and Removal

Aerosols are minute suspended particles in the atmosphere. When these particles are sufficiently large, we notice their presence as they scatter and absorb sunlight. Their scattering of sunlight can reduce visibility (haze) and redden a sunrise or sunset. Aerosols interact both directly and indirectly with the Earth’s radiation and climate. As a direct effect, the […]

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Dalhousie to Dara Shikoh

New Delhi Municipal Council passed a proposal to change the name of Dalhousie Road to Dara Shikoh road. Dara Shikoh was the elder brother of Mughal emperor Aurganzeb. Today the road, named after Lord Dalhousie who served as governor general of India from 1848-56. Know about Dara Shikoh: He was the eldest son of fifth Mughal Emperor Shah […]

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World’s Highest Altitude Gravitational Wave Telescopes In Tibet

China is setting up the world’s highest altitude gravitational wave telescopes in a Tibet prefecture close to the Line of Actual Control (LAC) with India, To detect the faintest of echoes resonating from the universe, which may reveal more about the Big Bang theory. It is expected to be operational by 2021 Construction has started […]

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Appointment Of Army Chief In India

Standard procedure of appointing the Army Chief in India By and large, India has followed policies in which the senior most is selected as the chief except few exceptions. Hence, whenever the seniority principle is bypassed, it does evoke its share of criticism and speculation as to why it has been done. In this case, […]

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Facts About PM’s New e-Wallet App : BHIM

Today, in keeping with his push to steer India towards a digital economy, PM Modi launched a new e-wallet app, BHIM, named after founding father Dr BR Ambedkar, to make it easier to transact online.  The PM also reiterated that digital transactions will be rewarded with raffle-like cash prizes from the government.

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Alert! Facebook buys data of your offline activities without your knowledge

A new media investigation has revealed that the social networking giant buys data of your offline activities without your knowledge. The information that Facebook collects can include things like how much money you make, the stores you shop in, and even the number of credit cards you own, according to the investigation by US website ProPublica. […]

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Why NSG Membership ? New Draft : Favours India and Not Pakistan

Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), a 48 member grouping that was formed in the aftermath of India’s 1974 nuclear test with the aim of ensuring non-proliferation of nuclear weapons and nuclear technology. India has been TRYING to gain entry into the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG). From India’s point of view, it was formed to deny India access […]