Day: October 15, 2020

Karman line

Details : The Karman line is an attempt to define a boundary between Earth’s atmosphere and outer space. The line is named after Theodore von Kármán (1881–1963), a Hungarian …

STARS Project

Context : The Union Cabinet has approved the sum of Rs. 5718 crore for the World Bank aided project STARS. Details : STARS’ is an acronym for Strengthening Teaching-Learning …

National Supercomputing Mission (NSM)

The Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) has launched the second phase of the ambitious National Supercomputing Mission (NSM). NSM is a proposed plan by GoI to create …

New Shephard

Recently, a rocket system meant to take tourists to space successfully completed its seventh launch after it took off from a test facility in Texas. Called New Shephard, the system …

Thalassemia Bal Sewa Yojana

Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare has launched the second phase of ‘Thalassemia Bal Sewa Yojana’ for the underprivileged Thalassemic patients. Background  Launched in 2017, this scheme is a …

STARS Project

The Union Cabinet has approved the following – Implementation of the Strengthening Teaching-Learning and Results for States (STARS) project with a total project cost of Rs 5718 crore with the financial …

Increase in Human-Leopard Conflict

A study conducted across Karnataka indicates that the human-leopard policy guidelines have had little impact on the ground and it has not led to decrease in human-leopard conflict. The guidelines for human-leopard …