Rare fish called “Mahseer” sighted in Sileru river

A team of researchers from Andhra University sighted a rare fish called “Mahseer” in the Sileru river. The fish is listed as Endangered in IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) list. Mahseer Mahseer is commonly found in the Himalayan rivers that are running in cooler regions. This includes Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Bhutan, Nepal. It Read More…

India’s ASTROSAT makes rare Discovery

ASTROSAT, the first multi wavelength satellite has detected extreme UV light from galaxy that 9.3 billion light years away from the Earth. Highlights The first multi-wavelength satellite of India has five unique X-ray and UV telescopes. They detect extreme UV light from galaxies that are billion light years away from the earth. It is an Read More…

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International Conference on Climate Change and its Impact on Himalayan Region to be held in India

The Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences (ARIES), Nainital is to conduct an International Conference on Climate Change and its Impact on Himalayan Region. The conference is to be held between September 14 and September 16, 2020. Highlights The conference is to focus on rapid increase in air pollution due to urbanisation, industrialisation and its Read More…

WHO: Healthcare workers to get COVID-19 vaccine after senior citizens

On August 25, 2020, the World Health Organization announced that the health care workers are to receive COVID-19 vaccine after senior citizens. Highlights According to Amnesty International, around 3,000 healthcare workers have died of COVID-19. It is 196 in India according to Indian Medical Association. With this data, the international organization is providing importance to Read More…

Indian Air Force launches MY IAF Application

On August 24, 2020, the Indian Air Force launched MY IAF mobile application. The application provides career related information and job details to candidates. Highlights The mobile application will hold details related to selection process, syllabus, training, payment and other relevant details. The launch is a part of Digital India initiative. It was developed by Read More…