23 April

Electrical vehicle

In news: With incidents of fire being reported widely, electric two-wheeler manufacturers are facing a battle of perceptions with more possible customers either postponing or cancelling their decision to buy …

17 March

What is Vacuum Bombs?

What is Vacuum Bombs? Thermobaric munitions – also known as fuel-air explosive devices, or “vacuum bombs” – are not explicitly prohibited for use against military targets. These devastating devices, which …

12 March

Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)

Context:- Obstructive sleep apnea is the most common sleep-related breathing disorder. It causes one to repeatedly stop and start breathing while asleep. Sleep apnea may occur multiple times at night, …

12 March

Kavach: Automatic Train Protection System

Context:   Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw during the live testing of Kavach, this indigenously developed Automatic Train Protection System (Twitter, Ashwini Vaishnaw) What is Kavach? It is India’s very own …

10 March

Japanese Encephalitis

Context: Recently, the National Institute of Animal Biotechnology (NIAB), Hyderabad has developed an immunosensor to detect Non-Structural 1 (NS1) secretory protein which is a suitable biomarker for Japanese Encephalitis Virus (JEV) found circulating in the …