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Ozone Day

Ozone Day

In a bid to spread awareness of the depletion of ozone layer and search for a solution to preserve it,' World Ozone Day' is being celebrated
16 Sep 2017, 10:21 PM IST
Naga Framework Agreement

Naga Framework Agreement

The Framework Agreement of August 3, 2015 between the Government of India and the National Socialist Council of Nagaland (Issak-Muivah) NSCN
15 Sep 2017, 02:47 AM IST
What is Purchasing Power Parity?

What is Purchasing Power Parity?

Macroeconomic analysis relies on several different metrics to compare economic productivity and standards of living between countries and ac
14 Sep 2017, 03:02 AM IST
Nathu La pass

Nathu La pass

Days after the peaceful resolution of the Doklam stand-off with India, China on Tuesday said that it is ready for talks to re-open the Nathu
13 Sep 2017, 02:36 AM IST
Open Access

Open Access

As per sub-section 2, of section 42 of the Electricity Act 2003, electricity consumers now have the right to procure power from the supplier
12 Sep 2017, 01:21 AM IST

What is benami property?

11 Sep 2017, 02:40 AM IST

Rohingya people

10 Sep 2017, 04:50 AM IST

Online grievances redressal system

09 Sep 2017, 03:31 AM IST

Refugia in Bag

07 Sep 2017, 01:16 AM IST

What is Dark Matter?

06 Sep 2017, 01:29 AM IST

Hydrogen Bomb

05 Sep 2017, 01:10 AM IST

Breakthrough Listen

04 Sep 2017, 01:12 AM IST

Blue Whale: What parents should do

03 Sep 2017, 03:30 AM IST

T-cell therapy

31 Aug 2017, 11:57 PM IST

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Artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence (AI) is an area of computer science that emphasizes the creation of intelligent machines that work and react like humans. Some of the activities computers w
30 Aug 2017, 01:59 AM IST

RTI exemptions

It is extremely positive that even where requested information is covered by an exemption, the information should still be disclosed to the applicant if the public interest in the
29 Aug 2017, 01:31 AM IST

Linke Hoffman Busch (LHB) coaches

Linke Hofmann Busch (LHB) coaches are the passenger compartments of Indian Railways that have been developed by Linke-Hofmann-Busch of Germany (renamed Alstom LHB GmbH in 1998 afte
28 Aug 2017, 12:46 AM IST

Swine Flu

Influenza, commonly known as "the flu", is an infectious disease caused by an influenza virus. Symptoms can be mild to severe. The most common symptoms include: a high fever, runny
27 Aug 2017, 04:11 AM IST

Fundamental rights

In a landmark verdict, the Supreme Court on August 24 said that privacy was a constitutional right. A constitution bench of nine judges was unanimous in its finding that it is inde
25 Aug 2017, 05:21 AM IST

Cyborg Bacteria

Scientists have created cyborg bacteria - microbes covered with tiny, highly efficient solar panels - that are better than plants at harvesting the Suns energy to produce fuel from
24 Aug 2017, 01:16 AM IST

Types of Talaq

The Supreme Court on Tuesday held triple talaq being practised by the Muslim community as "unconstitutional", "arbitrary" and "not part of Islam". A five judge constitutional bench
23 Aug 2017, 01:38 AM IST

National Health Mission

Health Secretary, Shri C K Mishra emphasised upon the need for innovative approaches to make the facilities at the peripheries work to avoid crowding of tertiary care facilities wh
22 Aug 2017, 01:03 AM IST

Prevention of Cruelty on Animals Act

The Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act (PCAA) is an Act of the Parliament of India enacted in 1960 to prevent the infliction of unnecessary pain or suffering on animals and to am
21 Aug 2017, 02:34 AM IST

Safely watching solar eclipse

With excitement leading up to the August 21 solar eclipse, people across North America are preparing to watch the event. But while tempting, there are a number of safety precaution
20 Aug 2017, 07:20 AM IST

DNA Extraction

Iraqi scientists at Al-Qasim Green University claim to have found a "universal, rapid and inexpensive" method for the isolation of DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) from the blood of a w
19 Aug 2017, 01:13 AM IST

Blue Whale Game

The Delhi High Court on Thursday expressed concern over children allegedly committing suicide while playing the Blue Whale Challenge, an internet suicide game, that has been allege
18 Aug 2017, 04:35 AM IST

What is permafrost?

A new scientific study on thawing permafrost in the Mackenzie Delta in Northern Canada shows the phenomenon could lead to rising methane emissions both from natural production of t
17 Aug 2017, 02:18 AM IST

Bharatmala road and highways development

India’s “Sagar mala” initiative along the coastal States also aims to promote port-led direct and indirect development and provide infrastructure to and from ports quickly, e
16 Aug 2017, 01:20 AM IST

Banking Regulation (Amendment) Bill

The Monsoon Session of the Lok Sabha was adjourned sine die on Friday after 19 sittings that saw the passage of 14 legislations, including the Banking (Amendment) Bill. On August 1
15 Aug 2017, 05:16 AM IST

What is New Deal?

The New Deal was the set of federal programmes launched by President Franklin D Roosevelt after taking office in 1933, in response to the calamity of the Great Depression, and last
14 Aug 2017, 04:20 AM IST

Article 35 (A) with regard to Kashmir

Life across the Kashmir Valley and parts of the Jammu region was on Saturday adversely affected due to a shutdown called to protect Article 35A that gives special rights to Jammu a
13 Aug 2017, 06:21 AM IST

Biosphere Reserves

A team of researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras has been growing an island off the Tamil Nadu coast since 2015. Called Vaan Island, it is located two kilometr
12 Aug 2017, 05:25 AM IST

Gram Nyayalay

Gram Nyayalay Act 2008 should be implemented at least now and establish village-level courts to reduce the burden on existing court system, demanded Pravin Patel, the national conv
11 Aug 2017, 03:21 AM IST

Kinds and levels of disasters

Primarily disasters are triggered by natural hazards or human-induced. The human society is also vulnerable to Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) disasters, as
10 Aug 2017, 04:58 AM IST