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World University Rankings 2022

World University Rankings 2022 Edition: The Times Higher Education (THE) recently released its World University Rankings 2022 edition. THE, formerly known as The Times Higher Education Supplement (THES), is a magazine reporting specifically on news and issues related to higher education. Earlier, Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) released the QS World University Rankings 2022. The rankings cover […]

Singapore-India Maritime Bilateral Exercise (SIMBEX) 2021

Singapore-India Maritime Bilateral Exercise (SIMBEX): India and Singapore have carried out 28th edition of the Singapore-India Maritime Bilateral Exercise (SIMBEX). Initiated in 1994, SIMBEX is the Indian Navy’s longest uninterrupted bilateral maritime exercise with any foreign navy. 28th edition of SIMBEX was a mega naval wargame in the southern fringes of the South China Sea, […]

Hycean Worlds: Exoplanets

Hycean Worlds: Exoplanets: Some astronomers have identified a new class of exoplanets – Hycean worlds. The word Hycean comes from the words hydrogen and ocean. Planet-wide oceans and hydrogen-rich atmospheres might cover these worlds. They are also uniquely alien, up to 2.6 times the diameter of Earth, with temperatures up to 200 degrees celsius and […]

Account Aggregator (AA) Network

Eight Major Banks Have Joined The Account Aggregator (AA) Network: Eight major banks have joined the Account Aggregator (AA) network that will enable customers to easily access and share their financial data An AA is a framework that simply facilitates sharing of financial information in a real-time and data-blind manner (Data flow through AA are […]

Karbi Anglong Agreement

Karbi Anglong Agreement: A tripartite agreement among five insurgent groups of Assam, the Centre and the state government was signed. This agreement is in synergy with the vision of Insurgency free prosperous North East, that envisages all-round development of northeast, peace and prosperity. Highlights of the Karbi-Anglong Peace Agreement: Karbi Outfits Surrendered: 5 militant organizations […]

Footprints Of Dinosaurs in Rajasthan’s Jaisalmer

Footprints Of Three Species Of Dinosaurs Have Been Found: Footprints of three species of dinosaurs have been found in the Thar desert in Rajasthan’s Jaisalmer district, proving the presence of the giant reptiles in the western part of the State, which formed the seashore to the Tethys Ocean during the Mesozoic era. The footprints, made […]

IUCN – Risk of Extinction Species

International Union For The Conservation Of Nature (IUCN) Some 28% of the 1,38,374 species assessed by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) for its survival watchlist are now at high risk of vanishing forever, the global conservation body said. Habitat loss, overexploitation and illegal trade have hammered global wildlife populations for decades, […]

Nipah Virus in Kozhikode district of Kerala

Nipah Virus: After a gap of over three years, a case of the zoonotic Nipah virus infection has been reported in Kozhikode district of Kerala. A contact list of 188 persons, a majority of them healthcare workers, has been prepared. Symptomatic persons will be shifted to hospital. At a time when there is a relentless […]