Guru Ghasidas National Park And Tamor Pingla Wildlife Sanctuary: Tiger Reserve

Guru Ghasidas National Park And Tamor Pingla Wildlife Sanctuary As A Tiger Reserve: National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) has approved the Chhattisgarh government’s proposal to declare the combined areas of the Guru Ghasidas National Park and Tamor Pingla Wildlife Sanctuary as a Tiger Reserve. The new Reserve is located in the northern part of the […]

UN Peacekeepers

UN Peacekeepers: A total of 836 troops from the Indian Army serving with the UN peacekeeping mission in South Sudan have been awarded the United Nations medal for their services to ensure durable peace in the world’s youngest country. The civilian, police and military personnel from 73 countries serving with the United Nations Mission in […]

Interpol: Important Points

What Is Interpol? The Interpol has launched an online campaign to apprise people of major cyberthreats to help them protect their computer systems, networks and personal information from cybercriminals. The three-week campaign, from October 4 to 22, would be run primarily through social media. Objective of the campaign: With cyber threats becoming increasingly sophisticated, in […]

Guar Gum: Biodegradable Polymer

New Biodegradable Polymer: Scientists have developed a New biodegradable polymer, using Guar Gum, and Chitosan, which has high potential for packaging material. It is a guar gum-chitosan composite film which is a cross-linked polysaccharide developed with the help of solution casting method (a simple technique to make polymer films). It overcomes the challenges of polysaccharides. […]

Heli-Borne Survey For Water Management: Rajasthan

Heli-Borne Survey For Water Management: The Ministry of Jal Shakti has launched a Heli-Borne Survey Technology for water management in the arid areas of Rajasthan. Developed by Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)-National Geophysical Research Institute (NGRI), it will provide information about level, quantity, quality and information of ground water. The NGRI is a […]

Anti-Defection Law

Anti-Defection Law: The Calcutta High Court has given West Bengal Assembly Speaker a deadline to pass an order in the defection case involving a Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA). Anti-defection proceedings are also going on in other states such as Jharkhand and Rajasthan. The anti-defection law punishes individual Members of Parliament (MPs)/MLAs for leaving one […]

Science Technology And Innovation (STI) Hubs

Science Technology And Innovation (STI) Hubs: Union Minister of Science & Technology Jitendra Singh today said that the Government will be setting up 75 Science Technology and Innovation (STI) Hubs in different parts of the country, exclusively for Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs). This will not only promote scientific talent but also contribute […]