Science and Technology

Genetically modified Aedes Aegypti

  • By IAS --
  • Thursday, 10 Oct, 2019

A.aegypti mosquitoes are responsible for transmitting dengue, chikungunya and Zika virus.

Contrary to claims made, genes from genetically-modified Aedes aegypti mosquito

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India Cooling Action Plan

  • By IAS --
  • Wednesday, 09 Oct, 2019

On World Ozone Day, India’s Cooling Action Plan gets UN applaud.

Significance

➢ India is the first country in the world to

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Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter

  • By IAS --
  • Thursday, 10 Oct, 2019

The Nasa's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter will fly over the landing site of the Chandrayaan-2 lander Vikram and attempt taking photos of

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NIRVIK scheme

  • By IAS --
  • Wednesday, 09 Oct, 2019

Ministry of Commerce & Industry through export Credit Guarantee Corporation (ECGC) has introduced a new Export Credit Insurance Scheme (ECIS) called

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Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas

  • By IAS --
  • Tuesday, 08 Oct, 2019

In the news after India’s Defence Minister Rajnath Singh undertook a maiden sortie on a Tejas Light Combat Aircraft.

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ASTRA

  • By IAS --
  • Wednesday, 09 Oct, 2019

DRDO conducts five trails of Air-to-Air Missile ‘Astra’; All successful, from Su-30 MKI platform off the coast of Chandipur in

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Paraquat

  • By IAS --
  • Monday, 07 Oct, 2019

Doctors in Odisha’s Burla district, who saw herbicide paraquat kill around 170 people in the last two years, demand that

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Electric or hydrogen cars? Explainer: Why Asia's biggest economies are backing hydrogen fuel cell cars

  • By IAS --
  • Sunday, 06 Oct, 2019

Resource-poor Japan sees hydrogen as a way to greater energy security.

China, Japan and South Korea have set ambitious targets

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