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What's a GMO

What's a GMO

A GMO, or genetically modified organism, is a plant, animal, microorganism or other organism whose genetic makeup has been modified in a lab
28 Jul 2018, 04:03 AM IST
Main features of Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill

Main features of Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill

Parliament on July 25 passed a bill that seeks to prevent big economic offenders like Vijay Mallya and Nirav Modi from fleeing the country a
27 Jul 2018, 03:20 AM IST
Privilege motion

Privilege motion

Congress Party on July 24 moved a breach of privilege notice in the Lok Sabha against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Defence Minister Nirm
26 Jul 2018, 03:44 AM IST
National Health Mission

National Health Mission

The National Health Mission represents Indias flagship health sector programme making the Health For All vision a reality In its innate succ
25 Jul 2018, 02:53 AM IST


Over two lakh posts of Anganwadi staff are lying vacant in the country with Bihar alone accounting for 53,000, the government informed the R
24 Jul 2018, 03:31 AM IST

Appointment of apex court judges

22 Jul 2018, 02:30 AM IST

Status of Lokpal

21 Jul 2018, 01:52 AM IST

Articles 25 and 26

20 Jul 2018, 03:20 AM IST

Priority sector lending

19 Jul 2018, 03:15 AM IST

National Register of Citizens

18 Jul 2018, 03:13 AM IST

Effects of PM 2.5

17 Jul 2018, 02:41 AM IST

Artificial Photosynthesis

16 Jul 2018, 12:27 AM IST

What is SWIFT system?

15 Jul 2018, 03:54 AM IST

Fracking basics

14 Jul 2018, 03:10 AM IST

What’s it like to go cave diving?

13 Jul 2018, 04:26 AM IST

Punishment for rape in India

12 Jul 2018, 02:56 AM IST

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What is Section 377 ?

The Supreme Court on Tuesday commenced a crucial hearing on a clutch of petitions seeking decriminalisation of consensual sex between two adults of the same gender A fivejudge Cons
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Phases of clinical trials

Clinical trials are a kind of clinical research designed to evaluate and test new interventions such as psychotherapy or medications Clinical trials are often conducted in four pha
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Environment goals

The contributions that each individual country should make in order to achieve the worldwide goal are determined by all countries individually and called nationally determined cont
08 Jul 2018, 10:52 PM IST

Strait of Hormuz

The head of Irans Revolutionary Guards has stated that their forces are ready to follow through with the threat to close the strategical waterway linking Middle East crude producer
08 Jul 2018, 04:18 AM IST


Railways has said hereafter they will accept soft copies of Aadhaar and driving licence provided they are in your DigiLocker Railways, according to the PTI report, has sent a missi
07 Jul 2018, 04:00 AM IST

Unsecured loans

On July 5, PTI reported that unsecured bank loans had grown four times the bank credit during the past three years, helped by a rise in discretionary spending, technologydriven dis
06 Jul 2018, 03:51 AM IST

Stem Cell Therapy

Stem cells may potentially be used as a "one-and-done" approach to restore function in people with heart-failure, a study has found. Reported in the journal Nature Biotechnology, t
05 Jul 2018, 03:14 AM IST

GLOBE Observer

NASA has invited citizen scientists to help them track mosquitos known to carry and spread diseases like Zika, West Nile Virus and malaria to create new forecast models that can pr
04 Jul 2018, 03:01 AM IST

Red Corner Notice

Interpol has issued a red corner notice (RCN) against fugitive diamond jeweller Nirav Modi after the CBI requested this in connection with the Rs 13,500 crore fraud on Punjab Natio
03 Jul 2018, 02:24 AM IST

Scientific literacy

Scientific literacy implies that a person can identify scientific issues underlying national and local decisions and express positions that are scientifically and technologically i
02 Jul 2018, 12:18 AM IST

What is Trade deficit?

India's exports-to-gross-domestic-product (GDP) ratio at 11.44 percent in 2017 was the lowest since 2005, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Outlook Report 2018. 
01 Jul 2018, 03:42 AM IST

Kabir, the poet

Kabir, (Arabic: “Great”) (born 1440, Varanasi, Jaunpur, India—died 1518, Maghar), iconoclastic Indian poet-saint revered by Hindus, Muslims, and Sikhs. The birth of Kabir rem
30 Jun 2018, 03:53 AM IST

No-fly rules

Unruly incidents on flights have fallen significantly, after the implementation of rules under the national no-fly list, according to Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant  
29 Jun 2018, 03:01 AM IST

Fragile Five

“While the Indian economy was recovering from the twin shocks of demonetisation and the GST roll-out, a combination of an elevated crude oil price and a weak Indian rupee has giv
28 Jun 2018, 03:13 AM IST

Lateral entry at JS-level in GOI

The Government of India has issued a notification for lateral recruitment to 10 senior positions in Government of India, at the level of Joint Secretary, for a period of three year
27 Jun 2018, 03:02 AM IST

Cow protection in India

The Article 48 (Organisation of agriculture and animal husbandry) lays down that the State shall endeavour to organise agriculture and animal husbandry on modern and scientific lin
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Gender budgeting

Gender budgeting is a strategy to achieve equality between women and men by focusing on how public resources are collected and spent. The Council of Europe defines gender budgeting
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What is gene editing?

Genetically modified pigs are resistant to the world's costliest livestock diseases that causes breathing trouble, death among young animals as well as causing pregnant sows to los
24 Jun 2018, 04:06 AM IST

Classification of assets

An asset, including a leased asset, becomes non-performing when it ceases to generate income for the bank. A 'non-performing asset' (NPA) was defined as a credit facility in respec
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Madden-Julian Oscillation

The prevailing weak monsoon pattern is likely to persist for five or six days, weather scientists said on Monday. The advance of the monsoon has been quite slow this year due to a
21 Jun 2018, 03:46 AM IST