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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 …

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Orchha Monuments The architectural heritage of Orchha have been included in UNESCO’s tentative list of world heritage sites following a proposal sent by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) to the U.N. body. Orchha is a town in Madhya Pradesh which depict peculiar style of the Bundela dynasty. Orchha is Read More …

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Chirstchurch Call for Action Christchurch Call for Action outlines collective, voluntary commitments from governments and online service providers intended to address the issue of terrorist and violent extremist content online. The signatories promised to implement laws related to regulating terrorist content online and curbing the spread of extremism while maintaining Read More …

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Chang’e-4 China’s Yutu-2 rover has discovered lunar dirt that researchers think originated deep underground in the Moon’s mantle. Chang’e-4 is the Chinese lunar exploration Mission which made the first-ever soft landing on the far side of the moon. The probe touched down at a targeted area in the Von Karman Read More …

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INS VELA VELA the fourth Scorpene class submarine has been inducted into Indian Navy. It is a diesel-electric attack submarine of Kalvari-class. The Scorpene class of submarines can undertake multifarious tasks typically undertaken by any modern submarine which include anti-surface as well as anti-submarine warfare. INS Vela was first commissioned Read More …