CrackitToday App

Accelerate Vigyan Scheme

Accelerate Vigyan Scheme:   The Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), has invited applications under ‘ABHYAAS’, a program of ‘Accelerate Vigyan’ scheme, for summer season. SERB is an autonomous body of the Department of Science & Technology (DST), Union Ministry of Science & Technology.. “Accelerate Vigyan” (AV) strives to provide a big push to high-end […]

World’s Longest Highway Tunnel Above 10,000 Feet

Atal Tunnel:   Atal Tunnel has officially been certified by World Book of Records as the ‘World’s Longest Highway Tunnel above 10,000 Feet’. World Book of Records UK, is an organisation that catalogues and verifies extraordinary records across the world with authentic certification. It was built by the Border Roads Organisation (BRO). The 9.02-km tunnel […]

Detention Centres For Foreigners

Detention Centres For Foreigners:   The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) recently informed the Rajya Sabha that it does not maintain a centralised data on the total number of detention centres in the country, as powers have been delegated to the State governments “to make necessary arrangements for detention centres/camps as per their requirement.” Detention […]

International Court Of Justice (ICJ): Uganda Judgment

International Court Of Justice (ICJ):   Uganda has been ordered to pay $325m (£240m) to the Democratic Republic of Congo for its role in the conflict there. The International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruled Uganda had violated international norms as an occupying force between 1998 and 2003. The judges found that Uganda was responsible for the deaths […]

White Cheeked Macaque: India’s Newest Mammal

India’s Newest Mammal: White Cheeked Macaque The Scientists from the Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) have found a new mammal species in the country — the White Cheeked Macaque (Macaca leucogenys). While the species was first discovered in China in 2015, its existence was not known in India before this. It is only now that […]