Crop Diversification: A top agriculture economist has suggested that the best chance of Crop Diversification is through animal agriculture/animal husbandry. Crop diversification refers to the addition of new crops or cropping systems to agricultural production on a particular farm taking into account the different returns from value-added crops with complimentary marketing opportunities. Cropping System: It […]
Tag: 27th Apr 2021
Zhurong: China’s first Mars rover
Zhurong: China’s first Mars rover: China’s first Mars rover will be named Zhurong after a traditional fire god. The rover is aboard the Tianwen-1 probe that arrived in Mars orbit on February 24 and is due to land in May to look for evidence of life. China in 2019 became the first country to land […]
Single Crystal Blades Technology
Single Crystal Blades Technology: Defense Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has developed single-crystal blades technology and supplied 60 of these blades to Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) as part of their indigenous helicopter development program for helicopter engine application. It is part of a program taken up by Defence Metallurgical Research Laboratory (DMRL), a premium laboratory […]
What is Halo Phenomenon?
Halo Phenomenon: Halo Sun was witnessed On 26th April with a bright ring formed around the blazing sun, a rare optical phenomenon called 22 degree Sun Halo. Halo is the name for a family of optical phenomena produced by light (typically from the Sun or Moon) interacting with ice crystals suspended in the atmosphere. Halos […]
Project DANTAK : Bhutan
Project DANTAK: Project DANTAK is commemorating its Diamond Jubilee in Bhutan. Project DANTAK was established on April 24, 1961 as a result of the visionary leadership of His Majesty the Third King and then Prime Minister Jawahar Lal Nehru. DANTAK was tasked to construct the pioneering motorable roads in the Kingdom. DANTAK completed the road […]
93rd Academy Awards: List Of Winners
93rd Academy Awards:: U.S. road movie Nomadland emerged as the big winner at the Oscars on Sunday with three major prizes, including a history-making award for director Chloe Zhao. Chloe Zhao makes history as first woman of colour to get best director award. She is also only the second woman to win best director after […]
Ladakh Ignited Minds: A Centre of Excellence and Wellness.
Ladakh Ignited Minds: To provide better educational opportunities for Ladakhi students, the Indian Army has initiated the project Ladakh Ignited Minds: A Centre of Excellence and Wellness. On behalf of Indian Army, Fire and Fury Corps has signed a couple of MoUs with partner Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) and executing agency, a Kanpur based […]
What Is Herd Immunity?
Herd Immunity: When a person gets vaccinated against a disease, their risk of infection is also reduced – so they’re also less likely to transmit the virus or bacteria to others. As more people in a community get vaccinated, fewer people remain vulnerable, and there is less possibility for an infected person to pass the […]
Data Published By Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)
Data Published By Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI): According to the latest data published by Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), military spending across the world rose to USD 1,981 billion in 2020, during the Covid-19 pandemic. The 2.6% increase in world military spending came in a year when the global GDP shrank by […]
Chandler Good Government Index (CGGI)
Chandler Good Government Index (CGGI): India has been ranked 49th in the Chandler Good Government Index (CGGI). Finland has topped the list. The CGGI is released by the Chandler Institute of Governance which is a private nonprofit organization headquartered in Singapore. The Index classifies 104 countries in terms of government capabilities and outcomes. Each country […]