Quantum Laboratory at mhow (MP): Basics Explained

The Army, with support from the National Security Council Secretariat (NSCS), has recently established the Quantum Lab at Military College of Telecommunication Engineering, Mhow (MP) MCTE to spearhead research and training in this key developing field. Research undertaken by the Indian…

Scientists Identify Antibodies That Can Neutralize Omicron: Basics Explained

An international team of scientists has identified those antibodies that can neutralize the Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2. The results of their study were published in the journal Nature. The antibodies identified by the scientist’s target areas of the virus spike…

SHAHEED UDHAM SINGH: BIRTH ANNIVERSARY

Shaheed Udham Singh, a revolutionary nationalist, was born on 26 December 1899, at Sunam, in the then princely state of Patiala. Born as Sher Singh, the brave Indian revolutionary is remembered for assassinating Sir Michael O’Dwyer, in order to avenge the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre….

Pralay surface-to-surface short-range ballistic missile test-fired: Basics Explained

India successfully test-fired the Pralay, surface-to-surface guided, short-range surface-to-surface short-range ballistic missile (SRBM), the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) said. It has a strike target at a range of 150 to 500 km, It followed the desired quasi ballistic trajectory,…

RBI norms for online card transactions from January 1: Basics Explained

The Reserve Bank of India has told e-commerce companies that they will not be allowed to save card information on their websites from January 1. Aimed to improve data security  and users will have to re-enter credit or debit card…

DECEMBER 21 MARKED WINTER SOLSTICE IN NORTHERN HEMISPHERE

December 21 is a very important day for our planet and its relationship with the sun. December 21 is one of two solstices, days when the rays of the sun directly strike one of the two tropical latitude lines. December 21 marks…

Bill linking Aadhaar to voter ID passed by Lok Sabha: Basics Explained

The Lok Sabha passed a bill to link electoral roll data with the Aadhaar ecosystem. The Election Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2021, is intended to allow electoral registration officers to seek Aadhaar number of those who wish to register as voters…

The ‘Intangible Cultural Heritage’ of Kolkata’s Puja: Basics Explained

Unesco’s Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage put “Durga Puja in Kolkata” on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.              According to UNESCO, “cultural heritage does not…