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What is ARTPARK?

An AI & Robotics Technologies Park (ARTPARK) has been set up in Bengaluru recently. The ARTPARK will promote the technology innovations in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Robotics that have several societal impact. About ARTPARK It is a joint initiative of the Indian Institute of Science and AI Foundry. It has been set up as a Read More…

SCO Online International Exhibition on Shared Buddhist Heritage commenced today

The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu, and Chair of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Council of Heads of the government in 2020 have launched the first ever SCO Online Exhibition on Shared Buddhist Heritage. The Online International Exhibition was launched during the 19th Meeting of the SCO Council of Heads of Government Read More…

Why Iran Passed Bill To Boost Nuclear Activity?

The parliament of Iran have passed a new bill on November 29, 2020. It has been named as “The strategic measure for the removal of sanctions” bill. Why this bill has been passed? Iran has passed this bill in order to boost its nuclear activities. Iran has taken this decision in the light of assassination Read More…

What is a Beaver Moon?

On November 30, 2020 the world would witness the fourth and the last lunar eclipse of the year. Earlier this year, three lunar eclipses were witnessed. Just like three of them, the fourth lunar event will also be the penumbral event. In the penumbral event, the moon will be covered by the Earth’s shadow for Read More…

Hualong One: China’s First Nuclear Reactor

China’s has connected its first nuclear power reactor using Hualong One technology to the grid located in Fujian Province of the Southeast China. Key Facts Hualong One Technology is a domestically developed third-generation reactor design. After this was connected to the grid,  No. 5 unit of the Fuqing Nuclear Power Plant started generating electricity. Fuqing Read More…

Why Mission COVID Suraksha has been Launched?

The central government recently announced the third stimulus package worth Rupees 900 crore for Mission COVID Suraksha. Mission COVID-Suraksha Mission COVID-Suraksha has been launched to boost the development of vaccine in India. The mission will ensure that the vaccines are brought to the market. This mission was introduced by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in her Read More…

Giant Metrewave Radio Telescope (GMRT) Accorded IEEE’s Milestone Status

The Giant Metrewave Radio Telescope (GMRT) observatory has been given the status of ‘IEEE Milestone’ by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Highlights The status has been accorded to honour the significant technical achievement by the GMRT. The status has also been accorded in the light of honouring its excellence in unique product, Read More…

Dry Swab-Direct RT-PCR Test Method

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has approved the “dry swab-direct RT-PCR testing method” to test the COVID-19 virus. Highlights It has been developed by CSIR-Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB). This developed method is a simple variation of the conventional gold standard RT-PCR method. Dry swab-direct RT-PCR testing method This dry swab-direct RT-PCR testing Read More…

What is Technical Recession?

The National Statistical Office (NSO) has released the economic data for the July to September quarter. The data by NSO has confirmed that India was in the midst of a technical recession because of the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak. What NSO data confirms? As per the NSO data, Indian economy was contracted by 7.5 percent in Read More…

What is Karvy Stock Broking Case?

Recently, the National Stock Exchange has declared the Karvy Stock Broking Limited (KSBL) as a defaulter for not complying with the regulatory provisions of the bourse and also expelled it from its membership. Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) has also done the same before NSE. Last year on November 22, the Securities and Commodity market regulator, Read More…