Microplastics in Human Blood

Microplastics in Human Blood Context: • A study by researchers from The Netherlands has examined blood samples of 22 persons, all anonymous donors and healthy adults, and found plastic particles in 17 of them. What are micro plastics? • Microplastics are fragments of any type […]

Estimating India’s space sector

Estimating India’s space sector Context: Two premier institutes in the country HR Centre for development studies under Indian Institute of space science and technology have attempted at measuring the size of India’s space economy. About: • The reports have arrived at a figure of ₹36,794 […]

State of the Textile Industry

State of the Textile Industry   Context: • South Asia has been the leading player in the global textile industry in the recent past, with lower production costs it has made the production of the textiles very cost competitive. Background: • As mentioned above South […]

Cyber Armageddon

Cyber Armageddon   Context: Military and cyber experts fear that the Russian-Ukrainian conflict would lead to cyberattacks, resulting in a “cyber Armageddon” with serious consequences for civilians in Ukraine and Russia, as well as the rest of the world, due to a spillover effect. Following […]


HANSA-NG Context: HANSA-NG successfully completes sea level trials at Puducherry HANSA-NG achieves an important milestone towards Type Certification by DGCA   About: India’s first indigenous Flying Trainer HANSA-NG designed and developed by CSIR-National Aerospace Laboratories, Bangalore under the aegis of Council of Scientific and Industrial […]

‘Roorkee Water Conclave 2022’

‘Roorkee Water Conclave 2022’   Context: Union Minister for Jal Shakti Shri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat inaugurated the 2nd edition of the ‘Roorkee Water Conclave’  at IIT, Roorkee and addressed the conference in virtual mode. The Conclave is being jointly organised from 2nd March to 4th March 2022 by […]

Coal Gasification

Coal Gasification Context: In pursuance of the announcement made by the Finance Minister in the Budget speech on 1st Feb 2022 about “Four pilot projects for coal gasification and conversion of coal into chemicals required for the industry to be set up to evolve technical and […]