Australian Bushfires

●Australian BushfiresHide — uploads.disquscdn.com •Australia was recently ravaged by the worst wildfires seen in decades•There have been fires in every Australian state, but New South Wales has been hardest hit.•Each year there is a fire season during the Australian summer, with hot, dry weather making it easy for blazes to start and spread. [January – February]•Experts say climate change has worsened the scope and impact of natural disasters like fires and… Read More »Australian Bushfires

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Block Chain Technology

●Block Chain Technology•blockchain is literally just a chain of blocks, [When we say the words “block” and “chain” in this context, we are actually talking about digital information (the “block”) stored in a public database (the “chain”)]•“Blocks” on the blockchain are made up of digital pieces of information◽National Informatics Centre (NIC) has set up a Centre of Excellence (CoE) in Blockchain Technology in Bengaluru,( which will provide Blockchain as a… Read More »Block Chain Technology

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Xiaomi Mi A1 vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 4| mi a1 vs redmi note 4

Xiaomi Mi A1 ◽Device Price= ₹10,299 ◽Back Camera= 12 MP ◽Front Camera= 5 MP ◽RAM= 4 GB ◽Storage= 64 GB ◽Color = Black , Gold, Red, Rose-Gold ◽Screen Size= 5.5 inches ◽Display Type= LTPS IPS LCD ◽Display Resolution= 1080 x 1920 pixels ◽Weight= 165 g ◽Battery Capacity= 3080 mAh ◽Battery Type= Li-Po Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 ◽Device Price= ₹7,349 ◽Back Camera= 13 MP ◽Front Camera= 5 MP ◽RAM= 3 GB/4… Read More »Xiaomi Mi A1 vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 4| mi a1 vs redmi note 4

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K-4 :Submarine-launched ballistic missile

●Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India (DFCCIL):•It is a corporation run by the Ministry of Railways (India) to undertake planning & development, mobilisation of financial resources and construction, maintenance and operation of the Dedicated Freight Corridors●ELECRAMA 2020:•It is a platform for knowledge-sharing with a strong focus on electric vehicles, Internet of Things (IoT), storage solutions and renewable energy•It is the flagship showcase of the Indian electrical industry and a platform… Read More »K-4 :Submarine-launched ballistic missile

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Pune-Mumbai Hyperloop project

●Pune-Mumbai Hyperloop project•It is an ultra-modern transport system that will reduce the travelling time between the two cities to 25 minutes from 2.5-3 hours, may be scrapped by the state government.•The state has expressed reservations about the project that was still in its experimental stage, and had not been “implemented anywhere in the world”•Hyperloop : It is a transportation system where a pod-like vehicle is propelled through a near-vacuum tube connecting… Read More »Pune-Mumbai Hyperloop project

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Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) 2019

●Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) 2019 : published by Pratham (NGO)•This is an annual survey that aims to provide reliable estimates of children’s enrolment and basic learning levels for each district and state in India•It is the largest citizen-led survey in India•The latest edition focuses on early years. [It is defined globally as age 0-8, is known to be the most important stage of cognitive, motor, social and emotional development in… Read More »Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) 2019

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Daily Current affairs | 17 January 2020

Quick Revision ●National Investigation Act, 2008 •The law governs the functioning of India’s premier counter-terror agency. It was passed in the wake of the 26/11 Mumbai terrorist attacks •It gives the NIA powers to take suo motu cognisance of terror activities in any part of India and register a case, to enter any state without permission from the state government, and to investigate and arrest people ©It makes the National… Read More »Daily Current affairs | 17 January 2020

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Telecommunication Consumers Education and Protection Fund (TCEPF)

●Telecommunication Consumers Education and Protection Fund (TCEPF) •It offers a basic framework for depositing unclaimed money of consumers by service providers, maintenance of the fund and other aspects •The income from the fund is utilised for programmes and activities relating to consumer education and protection. •TRAI has asked the telecom service providers to deposit all unclaimed money of consumers, including excess charges and security deposit, in the Telecommunication Consumers Education… Read More »Telecommunication Consumers Education and Protection Fund (TCEPF)

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National Investigation Act, 2008

●National Investigation Act, 2008 •The law governs the functioning of India’s premier counter-terror agency. It was passed in the wake of the 26/11 Mumbai terrorist attacks •It gives the NIA powers to take suo motu cognisance of terror activities in any part of India and register a case, to enter any state without permission from the state government, and to investigate and arrest people ©It makes the National Investigation Agency(NIA)… Read More »National Investigation Act, 2008

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Bru-Reang refugee agreement

●Bru-Reang refugee agreement •The Brus, also referred to as the Reangs, are spread across the northeastern states of Tripura, Assam, Manipur, and Mizoram. [In Mizoram, they have been targeted by groups that do not consider them indigenous to the state.] •More than 30,000 Bru tribes who fled Mizoram, are residing in Tripura’s refugee camps [The displaced Bru people from Mizoram have been living in various camps in Tripura since 1997]… Read More »Bru-Reang refugee agreement

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