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India- UK conduct Counter Ransomware Exercise

Recently India’s National Security Council Secretariat (NSCS) and the British Government in collaboration with BAE Systems successfully conducted a virtual ransomware drill for 26 countries to prepare for a large, widespread cyber attack. Theme The theme of the exercise is “Energy Sector” which aims to enable national cyber crisis management teams belonging to CRI affiliates ..

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India’s first intra-nasal Corona vaccine: GK & Current Affairs Facts

The country’s first intranasal COVID vaccine iNCOVACC by Bharat Biotech has recently received DCGI approval for primary immunization against the infection for people above the age of 18 years. This vaccine has been named ChAd36-SARS-CoV-S COVID-19. Highlights ChAd36-SARS-CoV-S COVID-19 (Chimpanzee Adenovirus Vectored) Recombinant Nasal Vaccine for COVID-19 by Bharat Biotech is the first of its ..

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James Webb telescope captures ‘Super-Jupiter’ : 5 GK & Current Affairs Facts

Recently, the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) captured its first image of an exoplanet at, or planet outside the Solar System. Facts About the HIP 65426 b Exoplanet The captured exoplanet is named HIP 65426 b and is about six to 12 times the mass of Jupiter. It was first discovered in 2017 using the ..

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ISRO tests Inflatable Aerodynamic Decelerator

Recently, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has successfully tested the Inflatable Aerodynamic Decelerator (IAD) technology that can aid in cost-effective recovery of spent rocket stages and land payloads safely on other planets. Inflatable Aerodynamic Decelerator (IAD) The Inflatable Aerodynamic Decelerator has been designed and developed by Vikram Sarabhai Space Center (VSSC). The IAD technology ..

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NASA – Eyes on the Solar System Tool : 7 GK & Current Affairs Facts

Recently NASA has updated its 3D visualization ‘Eyes on the Solar System’ tool. This new and improved system now makes interplanetary travel easier and more interactive than before. Important Facts This latest edition of “Eyes on the Solar System” lets you scroll through rich interactive journeys. For example, you can enjoy Voyager’s grand tour of ..

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UGC ‘e-Samadhan’ portal

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has recently launched an online portal named ‘e-Samadhan’. Key Points Through this portal, students taking admission in any university or facing any kind of problem after admission will be able to find solutions to their problems. Students will now be able to directly report their problems to the UGC for ..

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