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Prelim Bits 16-04-2017

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Terpene Terpenes are organic compounds found in a variety of plants, and contribute to their flavor, scent and color. The compounds are responsible for the essential oils of plants and the resins …

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Prelim Bits 15-04-2017

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Saturn Moon Data collected by NASA’s Cassini spacecraft suggest the possibility of hosting life in Saturn’s moon Enceladus. Enceladus is a small moon with an ocean of liquid water bene…

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Prelim Bits 14-04-2017

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Gazaldoba barrage India built a barrage at the Gazaldoba point on the Teesta. Te then Bangladesh government did not raise its voice against this. Now they are facing the consequence of the barrag…

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Prelim Bits 13-04-2017

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Cleanest port in India Under the ‘Swachhta Pakhwada’ campaign, Quality Council of India (QCI) has ranked all the major 13 ports on sanitation parameters. The Haldia port of West Bengal…

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Prelim Bits 12-04-2017

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Comb jellies A new genetic analysis suggests that comb jellies were the earliest animals to evolve on earth and not the sponges. Comb jellies are the delicate marine predators. They have consider…

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Prelim Bits 11-04-2017

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Constitutional status to Backward Classes Commission Lok Sabha cleared the Constitution 102nd Amendment Bill that grants constitutional status to the Backward Classes Commission. The Commission is…

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Prelim Bits 10-04-2017

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Cyber Physical System (CPS) Programme Department of Science and Technology has initiated a Cyber Physical Systems (CPS) Programme. CPS is an interdisciplinary field that deals with the deployment …

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Prelim Bits 09-04-2017

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India Rankings India Rankings were introduced in 2016 to rank universities in India. The parameters taken into consideration for India rankings are based on the parameters outlined under National …

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Prelim Bits 08-04-2017

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Travel and Tourism Competitive Index The index is prepared by World Economic Forum. The Index measures the set of factors and policies that enable the sustainable development of the travel and tou…

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Prelim Bits 07-04-2017

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Belmont Forum The Belmont Forum, created in 2009, is a high level group of the world's major funders of global environmental change research and international science councils. It provides an…

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