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Prelim Bits 13-01-2017

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INS Khanderi: INS Khanderi is a submarine and second of the navy’s six scorpene-class stealth submarines. The six scorpene class stealth submarines are built under the Project – 75. T…

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Prelim Bits 12-01-2017

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National Commodity & Derivatives Exchange: NCDEX is an online commodity exchange based in India. It provides a commodity exchange platform for market participants to trade in commodity derivat…

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Prelim Bits 11-01-2017

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Rift Valley Fever: Rift Valley fever (RVF) is a viral zoonosis that primarily affects animals but can also infect humans. RVF virus is a member of the Phlebovirus genus. The virus was first identi…

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Prelim Bits 10-01-2017

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Measles - Rubella Vaccine: Measles Rubella is also called as German Measles. The Measles - Rubella Vaccine is one of the ten vaccines under Universal Immunisation Program (UIP) and it is set to be…

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Prelim Bits 09-01-2017

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Laughingthrushes in Western Ghats: The avian species Montane laughingthrushes are found only in the peaks of Western Ghats, which are popularly called as Sky islands. BirdLife International, an or…

January 09, 2017 0 635

Prelim Bits 07-01-2017

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Gandhinagar – First Model Smart city in the Country: Under Smart Cities Mission, Ministry of Urban Development has shortlisted Gandhinagar as the first model city in the country to go smart. …

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Prelim Bits 06-01-2017

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Oropouche fever: It is caused by the Oropouche virus and transmitted in humans primarily through the bite of Culex Mosquitoes. No direct transmission of the virus from human to human has been docu…

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Prelim Bits 05-01-2017

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NASA mission to study black holes Black holes can heat surrounding gases to more than a million degrees. The high-energy X-ray radiation from this gas can be polarised and vibrating in a particular…

January 05, 2017 0 726

Prelim Bits 03-01-2017

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Kerala listed in 12 tourist hotspots in the world: Kerala has been pegged as a ‘Destination to Watch’ in 2017 by Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA). Association of British Tra…

January 03, 2017 0 568

Prelim Bits 02-01-2017

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ISRO in 2016: ISRO launched seven vehicle missions in 2016. All were successful. Eight ISRO satellites, four student satellites and 22 foreign satellites were launched by these missions. The year …

January 02, 2017 0 605