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  • 29 April Asteroid 2020: What are Asteroids and how are they formed?

    29 April Asteroid 2020: A very big asteroid '1998 OR2' will pass close to Earth. It is the most massive asteroid that will fly so close to the Earth this year. It has a diameter of 1.8-4.1 km. It will stay 3.9 million miles (6.3 million kilometres) away from our planet. According to US Space agency NASA, there is no possibility of the asteroid colliding with the Earth. Let us read in detail about asteroids and how they are formed? What is the difference between an asteroid and a comet?    

    Apr 29, 2020
  • What is the impact of Coronavirus on Indian Economy?

    COVID-19 cases in India cross 20,000 and death toll crossing more than 600. More than 200 countries and territories are reported with novel coronavirus pandemic. How it will impact the Indian economy? Let us find out!

    Apr 23, 2020
  • MOSAiC Mission: Objectives, Features and Benefits of the Mission

    The MOSAiC mission was started in September 2019 to study the impact of climate change on the Arctic region and its impact on the rest of the world. The full form of MOSAiC is 'Multidisciplinary drifting Observatory for the Study of Arctic Climate'.

    Apr 22, 2020
  • 8 inventions of the Han Dynasty of China that changed the world

    The Han Dynasty was a famous dynasty of ancient China that ruled China from 206 BC to 220 AD. During the regime of this dynasty, China invented many things like paper, suspension bridge, deep drilling, and the seismograph. Let us know about them in detail in this article.

    Apr 22, 2020
  • What is Plasma Therapy, how it works and can it be effective in the treatment of COVID-19?

    Plasma Therapy or Convalescent Plasma Therapy (CPT) can be a possible treatment for COVID-19. Scientists and researchers are exploring various ways and doing clinical trials to find out the way as soon as possible. CPT is one such clinical trial. Let us have a look in detail about Plasma Therapy, risks involved and benefits.     

    Apr 21, 2020
  • 1100+ GK Question and Answers on General Science

    Here, we have compiled 1100+ GK Question and Answers on General Science for competitive exams like UPSC IAS, State PCS, SSC, CTET, & other government recruitment exams. 

    Apr 20, 2020
  • Haemophilia Disease: What is it, how is it caused, symptoms and treatment?

    World Haemophilia Day 2020: Haemophilia is an inherited bleeding disorder in which blood does not clot properly. Several factors are responsible for it. World Haemophilia Day is celebrated on 17 April across the globe to make people aware of the Haemophilia disease and its treatment. How haemophilia disease can be cured, its symptoms and causes. Let us find out!  

    Apr 17, 2020
  • Harpoon Anti-Ship Missiles:The next Armour in the Indian Navy

    India has purchased ten AGM-84L Harpoon Block II air-launched missiles and related equipment for an estimated cost of USD 92 million from the USA. The Harpoon Block II air-launched missiles are all-weather anti-ship missiles.

    Apr 15, 2020
  • What is Personal Sanitisation Enclosure (PSE) Unit and how does it work?

    Personal Sanitisation Enclosure (PSE) Unit are being installed at public places to disinfect a large number of visitors. In this PSE is an electrically operated pump creates a disinfect mist of sodium hypochlorite ans reverse osmosis (RO) treated water for disinfecting through a set of at least 20 nozzles.

    Apr 14, 2020
  • How to use Aarogya Setu App, a Coronavirus tracking app?

    Today, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has suggested to download Aarogya Set App. Aarogya Setu is a coronavirus tracking app launched by the Government of India on 2 April. It is the first official coronavirus tracking app in the country. Let us see how to use this app.    

    Apr 14, 2020
  • How does Coronavirus spread?

    Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases are increasing in the world including India. People are changing their habits to reduce the risk of COVID-19 and taking preventive measures. In December 2019, the deadly virus appeared in Wuhan, China. And now it spreads globally. It is a new virus and information related to its transmission according to the experts are provided in the article.   

    Apr 13, 2020
  • What is Coronavirus and its history?

    Coronavirus spreads in more than 200 countries and territories across the world and is declared a pandemic by the WHO in March 2020. What is coronavirus and its history? Let us find out!    

    Apr 13, 2020
  • Why are Ventilators important to fight COVID-19?

    A ventilator is a breathing machine that helps those patients who can't breathe properly on their own. A ventilator conveys more oxygen into the lungs of patients and takes out carbon dioxide from there. Around 5% of COVID-19 patients need a ventilator to breathe properly.

    Mar 31, 2020
  • What is ‘Meghalayan Age’ in Earth’s history?

    Do you know that scientists have discovered a new age in the history of the Earth and named it after the name of India's Meghalaya? This has been called as ‘Meghalayan Age’. Let us study through this article what is the Meghalayan Age, how it has been calculated, etc.

    Mar 24, 2020
  • What is Pasteurised milk? Is there any difference between Pasteurised and Homogenised milk?

    The milk that we get from the nearby shops in the packet is known as pasteurised milk. But do you know what is pasteurisation, homogenisation, how pasteurised milk is prepared, is it beneficial for health or not etc. Let us have a look!

    Mar 24, 2020