Why in news? To buy our online courses: Click Here The American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy(ASGE) has honoured Dr. Duvvur (D) Nageshwar Reddy with the renowned Rudolf V Schindler Award 2021 He is the first Indian medical practitioner to win this award. He won the award for his work in the fie endoscopy. The award was […]
Month: May 2021
Paediatric inflammatory multisystem syndrome (PIMS-TS)
Paediatric inflammatory multisystem syndrome (PIMS-TS) Why in news? To buy our online courses: Click Here A small study has reported most symptoms of rare paediatric inflammatory multisystem syndrome (PIMS-TS) associated with SARS-CoV2 are resolved after six months. About- PIMS-TS, also known as multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C), is a rare condition associated […]
High Level of Mercury
High Level of Mercury To buy our online courses: Click Here According to recent research, high concentrations of mercury were found in the water bodies fed by the Greenland Ice Sheet. Mercury level found- Typical dissolved mercury content in rivers is about 1 – 10 ng L-1 (the equivalent of a salt grain sized amount of […]
Lifespan Jeanne Calment on her 117th birthday. Lifespan (length of time a person lives) in humans is between 120 and 150 years says new studies The research The big names in big tech fund various experiments to find out how and when we die. All have failed in this endeavor The next step was to […]
Coastal Management Coastal management is a defense against flooding and erosion using techniques that stop erosion to claim lands. Offers protection against rising sea levels due to climate change. Cyclones batter coastlines on the Bay of Bengal and the Arabian Sea before moving inwards. Last week Cyclone Tauktae wreaks havoc along the west coast and […]
Corpse Flower Why in news?
Corpse Flower Why in news? To buy our online courses: Click Here Why in news? The owner of a rare corpse flower hauled the plant to an abandoned gas station in the San Francisco Bay Area, hundreds of curious neighbors lined up to meet the really big and really stinky plant. Amorphophallus titanum, also called corpse […]
Tough Fish Why in news?
Tough Fish Why in news? To buy our online courses: Click Here Tough Fish Why in news? Using genome sequences, researchers from McGill University have shown that the three-spined stickleback can adapt to extreme climatic changes. Climate change is leading to habitat loss and temperature swings, and this finding can help scientists map out the population’s evolutionary […]
Cheetah: Cheetah never breeds in captivity and declared extinct in India in 1952. The last one died in Chhattisgarh in 1947. To be reintroduced this year. To buy our online courses: Click Here Reintroduction Expected to be re-introduced into the country in November this year at the Kuno National Park, MP. India to be home to […]
GATKA: GATKA Origins and current status Gatka comes from the Sanskrit word Gada meaning a mace. Ancient Indian martial arts practiced by the Sikhs of Punjab Mughals killed the fifth guru, Guru Arjan Dev and his son Guru Hargobind developed the idea of learning Gatka to fight further oppression. Imbibes the spirit of both the […]
MALERKOTLA: MALERKOTLA: Why in the news ● The Punjab government declares the only Muslim-majority Sikh state of Malerkotla as the 23rd district on May 14th, the day of Eid. A demand of the Muslim majority for over two decades. ● As per the 2011 census report, Muslims form the majority numbering around 92,765 forming 68.50% […]