Day: November 15, 2020

Striped Bubble-Nest Frog

Recently a group of scientists has reported a new genus of treefrog from the Andaman Islands called Striped Bubble-nest frog. Key Points Biological name: Rohanixalus vittatus The new genus ‘Rohanixalus’ is named after Sri Lankan taxonomist Rohan Pethiyagoda. Striped …

Technical Recession in India

According to the Reserve Bank of India’s, “nowcasting”, India’s economy will contract by 8.6% in the second consecutive quarter (July, August, September) of the current financial year which means the economy is in a ‘technical …

Vaccination in India

India has made significant progress in its vaccination coverage to prevent child pneumonia and diarrhoea deaths, according to the latest annual Pneumonia and Diarrhoea Progress Report released by the International Vaccine Access Centre …

Ariel Space Mission

The European Space Agency (ESA) has formally adopted Ariel, the explorer that will study the nature, formation and evolution of exoplanets. As of now the existence of more than 4,000 …

Technical Recession

In its latest monthly bulletin, the Reserve Bank of India has dedicated a chapter on the “State of the economy”. The idea is to provide a monthly snapshot of …

QRSAM Missile System

Quick Reaction Surface to Air Missile (QRSAM) System has achieved a major milestone by a direct hit on to a Banshree Pilotless target aircraft at medium range and medium …