Litecoin: Whаt It Iѕ & Hоw It Wоrkѕ

Context: • Litecoin іѕ a рееr-tо-рееr сrурtосurrеnсу which іѕ uѕеd to transfer funds directly between іndіvіduаlѕ оr businesses wіthоut thе need fоr an іntеrmеdіаrу ѕuсh аѕ a bаnk оr рауmеnt processing ѕеrvісе. • ‎It is a form of digital mоnеу that utіlіzеѕ a blосkсhаіn tо easily mаіntаіn a рublіс lеdgеr Read More …

Lala Lajpat Rai

• Lajpat Rai was born on January 28, 1865 in Dhudike, in Punjab’s Moga district. • Lala Lajpat Rai was a prominent nationalist leader who played an important role in India’s struggle for freedom.  • ‎He was a prominent member of the famous ‘Lal Bal Pal’ firebrand trio during the Read More …

Scorpene-class submarine Karanj

1. Karanj is the third of the six Scorpene-class submarines being built by MDL under the Project 75 programme of Indian navy. It will undergo rigorous tests for the next one year before it is commissioned. 2. The first one, INS Kalvari, a diesel-electric attack submarine was commissioned by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Read More …

Oil moratorium at Belize Barrier Reef

Director of World Heritage Centre welcomes oil moratorium at Belize Barrier Reef. The Government of Belize adopted a full oil moratorium for all Belize offshore waters, including the entire Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System World Heritage site. The coastal area of Belize is a natural system consisting of the largest Read More …

Stone tools offer insights into history of human evolution

Context: Based on over 7,200 stone artefacts collected from the archaeological site at Attirampakkam in the Kortallayar River Basin about 60 km northwest of Chennai, researchers suggest that hominins in India may have developed a Middle Palaeolithic culture phase around 3,85,000 years ago and continuing up to around 172,000 years Read More …

Facts Corner-Part-19

Zero Budget Natural Farming: Himachal Pradesh has launched Zero Budget Natural Farming project to promote organic farming. Zero Budget Natural Farming, as the name implies, is a method of farming where the cost of growing and harvesting plants is zero. This means that farmers need not purchase fertilizers and pesticides Read More …

Facts Corner-Part-18

Stree Swabhiman: Stree Swabhiman is an initiative under Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology for women’s health and hygiene. It aims to create a sustainable model for providing adolescent girls and women an access to affordable sanitary products by leveraging Common Service Centres (CSCs) established under digital India. The initiative Read More …

Facts Corner-Part-17

Jiyo Parsi scheme: Jiyo Parsi is a Government of India supported scheme to arrest the decline in population of the Parsi Zoroastrian Community in India. The Jiyo Parsi Scheme comprises of three components: Advocacy Component, Health of the Community Component and Medical Component. The main objective of the “Jiyo Parsi” Read More …

Facts Corner-Part-16

VINBAX – 2018: VINBAX is the military exercise between armies of India and Vietnam. It is the first ever such exercise boosting defence ties between the two countries. It is going to be held in Jabalpur in Madhya Pradesh. The joint exercise has been especially designed to enable and train Read More …

Must Read News Articles-January-31-2018

WH is asking a big price for Dreamers protection Britain worse of under any exit scenario The balancing act Allahabad High Court judge Shukla to be impeached Facing criticism govt. backs down on orange passports Medical body opposes NMC Bill ICJ has no jurisdiction in Indian fishermen row Kovind approves Read More …