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Month: October 2019

Daily Quick Revision Current affairs || 30 October 2019

●Paramahansa Yogananda: (5 January 1893 – 7 March 1952) Hide — uploads.disquscdn.com •he was an Indian monk, yogi and guruwho introduced millions to the teachings of meditation and Kriya Yoga through his organization Self-Realization Fellowship (SRF) / Yogoda Satsanga Society (YSS) of India.[Kriya Yoga is “union (yoga) with the Infinite through a certain action or rite (kriya)]•He […]

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semi-Dirac metals

●Dirac metals Hide — uploads.disquscdn.com •Researchers from IIT Bombay have discovered special properties in a class of materials called “semi-Dirac metals”- such materials would be transparent to light of a given frequency and polarisation when it is incident along a particular direction•The quality of conduction in normal metals like gold and silver depends on the way energy depends on […]

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Edge computing

●Edge computing•According to a research, By 2025, Hide — uploads.disquscdn.com companies will generate and process more than 75% of their data outside of traditional centralised data centres — that is, at the “edge” of the cloud.•Edge computing enables data to be analysed, processed, and transferred at the edge of a network. Meaning , the data is analysed locally, […]

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National Digital Health Blueprint

●National Digital Health Blueprint•In August this year, the government released NDHB which aims to create National Digital Health Eco- System•It lays out the ‘building blocks’ for the implementation of the National Health Stack (NHS), which aims to deploy Artificial Intelligence (AI) in leveraging health records.•Keeping true to the government’s larger agenda, of ‘data as a […]

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SEED awards

●Strategic Partnership Council (SPC)•Agreement for the Strategic Partnership Council (SPC) between India and Saudi Arabia has been signed.•India will become the fourth country with which the Kingdom has formed a strategic partnership, the others being the UK, France and China.●SEED awards•SEED was originally conceived as an acronym for Supporting Entrepreneurs for Environment and Development•Fourteen start-ups […]

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