Lakshadweep is an archipelago of 36 islands and scattered over approximately 78,000 square km of the Arabian Sea with population of approximately 65,000. Recently, the team of scientists at CSIR-Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) carried out first-ever genetic studies on the people of Lakshadweep Islands. The team was was led by Dr. K ..
Agatti Island: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs
India’s first runway on ‘Sea Bridge’ will come up in Lakshadweep because the Airports Authority of India (AAI) has recently got a green nod to extend Lakshadweep’s Agatti Airport. The task will be carried out by building an RCC platform on the beach and shallow area which will allow bigger ATRs to operate on the ..
Indian scientists have accomplished noteworthy success in converting sea water into drinking water. Under a pilot project of the Earth Sciences Ministry, the Indian scientists have developed the Low Temperature Thermal Desalination technology to convert seawater into drinking water. This indigenously developed environment- friendly technology is suited for island territories and coastal areas. So far, ..