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IVF is reversing an imminent extinction   21 Jan, 2020


Why in news? Researchers had created another embryo — the third — of the nearly extinct northern white rhino, a remarkable success in an ongoing global mission to keep the species from going extinct. About IVF & its process Read More

Why ‘Make in India’ has failed   21 Jan, 2020


Context  On September 25, 2014, the Indian government announced the ‘Make in India’ initiative to encourage manufacturing in India and galvanize the economy with dedicated investments in manufacturing and services. Five years later, it would be appropriate to take stock of the much-hy... Read More

146 Irrawaddy dolphins sighted in Odisha's Chilika   20 Jan, 2020


In news Odisha Forest Department officials, wildlife experts and researchers recently sighted 146 endangered Irrawaddy dolphins in Chilika Lake, which boasts of the highest single lagoon population of the aquatic mammal in the world. Direct sighting &l... Read More

Sanrakshan Kshamta Mahotsav  19 Jan, 2020


Saksham’, an annual one-month long fuel conservation mega campaign of Petroleum Conservation Research Association (PCRA) under the aegis of Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, was launched. Key highlights • Saksham is an acronym for Sanrakshan Kshamta Mahotsav. • It is an annual flagship event of Petroleum Conservation Research Association (PCRA) under the aegis of Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas, Govt. of India. Read More

Seize the summit   19 Jan, 2020


Context India that it will invite all heads of government of Shanghai Co-operation Organisation member countries, including Pakistan. How important is this invitation? The summit will assume significance should Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan accept the invitation, as it will be the first by a head of government or state of that country to India ... Read More

“Shehri Samridhi Utsav 2020”  28 Dec, 2019


In news Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Urban Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NULM) under Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs will be organising a consultative meeting at New Delhi on December 30, 2019  with all States and UTs to set out the framework for Shehri Samrddhi Utsav (SS... Read More

मानव संसाधन विकास मंत्री ने यूजीसी द्वारा विकसित पांच दस्तावेज लॉन्च किए  28 Dec, 2019


समाचार में मानव संसाधन विकास मंत्री रमेश पोखरियाल निशंक ने विश्वविद्यालय अनुदान आयोग, यूजीसी द्वारा विकसित पा... Read More

Government launched Good Governance Index  27 Dec, 2019


In news A good governance index (GGI) was launched recently by the central government to assess the state of governance in the country Objective To provide quantifiable data to compare the state of governance ... Read More

Scientists develop new ink formulation for security printing  25 Dec, 2019


In news Researchers from Council of Scientific and Industrial Research- National Physical Laboratory (CSIR-NPL) have developed an ink that may help in combating the problem of counterfeiting of currency notes, fake printing of passports and pharmaceuticals. Highlights Read More