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Nila Gumbad As a part of Fit India Movement the Minister of State for Culture & Tourism lead a morning walk at Humayun Tomb Complex in New Delhi, also opened the entry for Nila Gumbad at Humayun Tomb Complex for general public during his visit. The Nila Gumbad is considered to be Read More …

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International Coral Reef Initiative (ICRI) The International Coral Reef Initiative (ICRI) is an informal partnership between Nations and organizations which strives to preserve coral reefs and related ecosystems around the world. The Initiative was founded in 1994 by eight governments: Australia, France, Japan, Jamaica, the Philippines, Sweden, the United Kingdom, Read More …

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National Automotive Testing and R&D Infrastructure Project (NATRiP) National Automotive Testing and R&D Infrastructure Project (NATRiP), the largest and one of the most significant initiatives in Automotive sector so far, represents a unique joining of hands between the Government of India, a number of State Governments and Indian Automotive Industry Read More …

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Global Coalition of the Willing on Pollinators Recently Nigeria became the 4th African country to join the “Global Coalition of the Willing on Pollinators” This Coalition was formed to follow up on the findings of IPBES assessment on Pollinators and Food Production. This agreement is a stepping stone to protect pollinators and their Read More …

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Tiangong-2 Tiangong-2 (“Heavenly Palace”) is a Chinese Space Laboratory. It is an experimental space station which carried out research and human operations in Low Earth Orbit (LEO). It was launched on September 2016 and it was has deorbited on July 19, 2019 spent over 1,000 days in orbit. It was brought down Read More …

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Losharik (AS-12 or AS-31) It is a highly advanced Nuclear powered submarine of Russia. This week a fire accident was reported on the submarine within the Russian territorial waters. It is a deep-diving special missions ship, operated by the Russian Navy. It is capable of withstanding high pressures at great depths, enabling it Read More …

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Troponin I Troponin I, a cardiac and skeletal muscle protein useful in the laboratory diagnosis of heart attack is a cardiac biomarker. A biomarker is a measure or physical sign that can be used to determine how a biological system is functioning. Remdesivir Remdesivir is an antiviral drug developed as Read More …

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Folk arts of Himachal Pradesh Himachal Pradesh has two stylistic streams of art and culture – classical or courtly (the Great Tradition) and folk (the Little Tradition). The figures of Hindu deities such as Shiva, six-headed Karttikeya or Kumara, Gaja-Lakshmi, Krittika, Rishi Vishvamitra, etc were engraved on the coins issued Read More …

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Rajasthani Folk Dances Rajasthani folk dances are originated from different tribes and mainly used at past time to entertain Kings. Folk songs of rajasthan are commonly ballads which relate heroic deeds and love stories and religious or devotional songs known as bhajans and banis. The Ghoomar dance from Udaipur and Read More …

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Bhuvan Portal Bhuvan is ISRO’s internet portal and an app which provides visualization services and Earth observation data to users in public domain. Besides, the portal also services several users for their remote sensing application needs. The Government agencies use this platform to share and host their data as per Read More …