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What is hackathon?

What is hackathon?

The Election Commission will hold the much-awaited hackathon from June 3 where technocrats and representatives of political parties will be
20 May 2017, 10:04 PM IST
What is transgenics?

What is transgenics?

Transgenesis is the process of introducing an exogenous gene called a transgene into a living organism so that the organism will exhibit a n
20 May 2017, 05:09 AM IST
New coal linkage policy

New coal linkage policy

The Central government on May 17 approved a new coal linkage policy to ensure all power projects get adequate supply through a bid process o
19 May 2017, 05:20 AM IST
Palestine demands

Palestine demands

India committed to see the realization of a sovereign, independent, united and viable Palestine, co-existing peacefully with Israel, during
18 May 2017, 04:51 AM IST
Cyber Swachhta Kendra

Cyber Swachhta Kendra

India has extended the 'Swachh Bharat' campaign to the cyber world. Centre has set up a Cyber Swachhta Kendra Botnet Cleaning and Malware An
17 May 2017, 05:25 AM IST

What is SpaceX?

16 May 2017, 04:57 AM IST

Hospital superbugs

15 May 2017, 03:02 AM IST

Aedes aegypti

13 May 2017, 04:00 AM IST

International Court of Justice

11 May 2017, 03:52 AM IST

Liveability Index

10 May 2017, 05:01 AM IST

India’s green targets

09 May 2017, 04:51 AM IST

Measuring a mountain

08 May 2017, 05:12 AM IST

What is Bionics?

07 May 2017, 04:22 AM IST

Banking Regulations Amendment Ordinance

06 May 2017, 03:48 AM IST

Vitamin D deficiency

05 May 2017, 04:26 AM IST

What is Telemetry?

04 May 2017, 02:05 AM IST

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Food Commission

Telangana government created Food Commission on April 16. The Commission will ensure supply of essential commodities to the common people across Telangana State. The Supreme Court
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Real Estate Regulation Act

Ending the nine year long wait, regulation of real estate sector involving over 76,000 companies across the county becomes a reality from May 1, 2017 with the Real Estate (Regulati
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Drip irrigation

Although water is one of India’s most scarce natural resources, we use 2 to 4 times more water to produce a unit of major food crop than does China and Brazil. We have invested i
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The Lokpal

The Supreme Court on Thursday said the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act of 2013 is a "workable piece of legislation" and it was not justifiable to keep its operation pending.  As per the
28 Apr 2017, 04:22 AM IST

Terminal High Altitude Area Defense anti-missile system

The US military has started moving parts of its controversial THAAD anti-missile defence system to a deployment site in South Korea on Wednesday amid high tensions over North Korea
27 Apr 2017, 04:19 AM IST

Who is senior citizen?

The Union government wants its ministries and departments and private agencies to adopt 60 as the age at which a person is classified a senior citizen. This is to address anomalies
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What is Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Understanding?

Australia is said to be keen on a logistics support agreement with India on the lines of Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Understanding (LEMOA) with the US.
25 Apr 2017, 03:08 AM IST

What are demerit goods?

Leading oncologists from over 100 cancer hospitals have urged Prime Minister to include bidi in the list of demerit goods under the GST regime, saying this low-cost tobacco product
24 Apr 2017, 04:08 AM IST

Who is refugee?

World Refugee Day will be observed on June 20 this year, and it would take place against the backdrop of political concerns and developments triggered by the large-scale refugee cr
22 Apr 2017, 04:51 AM IST

Stem-cell therapy

Stem-cell therapy is the use of stem cells to treat or prevent a disease or condition. Bone marrow transplant is the most widely used stem-cell therapy, but some therapies derived
21 Apr 2017, 04:39 AM IST

What is bad bank?

Concerned over the “stressed financial conditions” in the telecom sector, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has ordered the boards of banks to review the telecom sector loans and
20 Apr 2017, 04:06 AM IST

Heat wave

With temperatures soaring above 40 degrees Celsius in many parts of Telangana, the IMD has warned of heat wave-like conditions to prevail in all the districts of the state on Tuesd
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New E-visa regime

A new liberalised E-visa regime came into effect on April 1. The window period for online applications and period of stay in India have simultaneously been enhanced.  On the New Y
18 Apr 2017, 05:06 AM IST

Gene editing tool Sherlock

Researchers have developed a diagnostic platform based on the gene editing tool CRISPR, which could one day be used to respond to viral and bacterial outbreaks, monitor antibiotic
17 Apr 2017, 02:25 AM IST

FRBM framework

The Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management (FRBM) Review Committee recommendations, made public earlier this week, offer a medium-term framework that focuses on India's fiscal
16 Apr 2017, 05:07 AM IST

Mother of all bombs

The big news emerging from the United States is that, as per reports, US forces dropped the military's largest non-nuclear bomb on what it said was an Islamic State (IS) cave compl
15 Apr 2017, 01:53 AM IST

Command Area

A catchment is an extent or an area of land where surface water from rain and melting snow or ice converges to a single point, usually the exit of the basin, where the waters join
14 Apr 2017, 05:50 AM IST

Tax sops to startups

Reports say that the stock market regulator, Securities and Exchange Board of India is exploring ways to encourage investments in alternative investment funds (AIF) which invest in
13 Apr 2017, 05:04 AM IST

HIV Bill Highlights

Lok Sabha passed The Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (Prevention and Control) Bill, 2017 on Tuesday. It has already been passed by the Rajya Sa
12 Apr 2017, 04:24 AM IST

Types of incomes

Income received in India: The source of income may be situated anywhere in the world but if its first re’eipt is in India, it is taxable for all. Income may be received by the as
11 Apr 2017, 05:00 AM IST