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Akash Surface-to-Air Missile (SAM) System

🕔18:18, 14.Sep 2019

In News Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) has signed a contract with the Ministry of Defence (MoD) in New Delhi to deliver its surface-to-air Akash missile systems to seven more squadrons of the Indian Air Force at a cost of Rs

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Light Combat Aircraft Tejas

🕔18:11, 14.Sep 2019

The naval variant of the Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas made a successful short arrested landing on the Shore Based Test Facility (SBTF), INS Hansa in Goa. This is a big step towards the aircraft getting operational on aircraft carrier

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Google wants to Privilege Original News Reporting

🕔17:28, 14.Sep 2019

Context To recognise and reward original news reporting, which requires a high degree of skill compared to other inspired or follow up news, Google has brought in a set of changes to its algorithm that will benefit original reporters valuing

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India joins the Global Antimicrobial Resistance Research and Development Hub

🕔17:47, 13.Sep 2019

In News: Global Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Collaboration hub India has joined the Global Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Research and Development (R&D) Hub as a new member. This was announced on September 12,2019 by the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science &

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🕔17:32, 13.Sep 2019

About three lots of MDH sambar masala were recalled from retail stores in California this week after tests by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) showed positive for salmonella. This is not the first time that the American

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Centre to bring ordinance to ban e-cigarettes in country  – Tobacco industry questions move, calls it ‘draconian’

🕔10:28, 13.Sep 2019

In News: The Union Cabinet is likely to approve an ordinance prohibiting the manufacture and sale of e-cigarettes in the country. The law would make production, manufacture, import, export, transport, sale, distribution or advertisements of e-cigarettes a cognizable offense. Anti-tobacco

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Alarm Over Rise in Dengue in Telangana

🕔10:27, 13.Sep 2019

With close to 4,000 reported the cases of dengue in Telangana, the Health Department fear that by the end of the year, the number of cases might be the highest compared to the past seven years. From January 1 to

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Technical textiles

🕔17:48, 11.Sep 2019

The government is preparing a comprehensive policy on technical textiles to make their use mandatory in certain sectors, provide financial support to promote domestic manufacturing and set standards to make India a production hub for them. What are Technical Textiles

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Chandrayaan-2 Mission

🕔17:42, 9.Sep 2019

Why in News? The soft-landing of Chandrayaan-2’s landing module, Vikram, did not go according to plan as all ground communication was lost with it just moments before the scheduled landing late on September 7. Though ISRO has managed to locate

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CLRI’s biocatalyst cuts effluent discharge during leather processing

🕔17:19, 9.Sep 2019

In News A novel amylase-based biocatalyst has been developed by researchers at the Central Leather Research Institute (CSIR-CLRI), Chennai. It was created using Genetic Engineering techniques. Significance of this finding Pre-tanning process generates 60-70% of total pollution during processing. By

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