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Findings of Inclusive Internet Index 2019 Updated

🕔16:15, 21.May 2019

In News The Economist Intelligence Unit, commissioned by Facebook, has published the Inclusive Internet Index for a third consecutive year. It covers 100 countries, up from 86 in 2018, representing 94% of the world’s population and 96% of global GDP.

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Chandrayaan-2 Mission – GSLV-Mk III

🕔12:44, 21.May 2019

DOWNLOAD PDF Chandrayaan 2, a fully indigenous mission, is an Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) mission comprising an orbiter and a soft lander carrying a rover, scheduled to launch to the Moon in July 2019. Chandrayaan-2 will be India’s second

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India adopted new definition of kilogram

🕔11:59, 21.May 2019

News India, along with the rest of the world, on 20th May 2019 adopted new definitions of four base units, the kilogram, kelvin, mole and ampere, which were released by scientists at General Conference on Weights and Measures held in

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Coming soon, an all-seeing radar imaging satellite

🕔10:25, 20.May 2019

News India will launch RISAT-2B, a radar imaging earth observation satellite, using Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle-Core Alone (PSLV-CA) variant on May 22nd from Sriharikota. More in News RISAT-2B is to be followed by RISAT-2BR1, 2BR2, RISAT-1A, 1B, 2A and so

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NORTH MAGNETIC POLE SHIFTS TO SIBERIA Updated

🕔16:07, 19.May 2019

In News It has been reported that the earth’s magnetic north pole is moving from its current position in Canada to Siberia at a much faster rate than earlier expected. About It is moving at about 50 km a year.

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After Mission Mars, Venus Now on Isro’s Planetary Travel List

🕔11:15, 18.May 2019

News: India has planned seven scientific missions in the next 10 years, including a date with Venus in 2023. More in News Venus is considered to be earth’s ‘twin sister’ because of its similarities in mass, size, composition, density and

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Encourage citizen science

🕔10:44, 17.May 2019

The articles talk about the importance of including ordinary citizens scientific research. Why there is a requirement of Citizen scientist model It is an era of information. Even ordinary citizens are informed of daily developments. The idea of using one

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Future of Electric vehicles in India

🕔17:17, 16.May 2019

Context: Last month, the Indian government announced the second phase of its Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid and) Electric Vehicles (FAME-2) scheme. Introduction Electric vehicles are hailed as the future of clean mobility, given the ecological imperative to contain

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Ultrasensitive Quantum Thermometer- What Is It?

🕔16:10, 15.May 2019

Researchers at Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, have developed an ultrasensitive quantum thermometer using graphene quantum dots. Features The quantum thermometer can precisely measure a wide range of temperature: 27 degree C to –196 degree C. It can also be

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South Korea First to Roll out 5G Services

🕔18:56, 14.May 2019

News South Korea will become the first country to commercially launch fifth-generation (5G) services as three top telecom providers (SK Telecom, KT and LG Uplus) began their 5G services on April 3 South Korea beat China, the United States and

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