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On the 4th of April annually, the International Day for Mine Awareness is observed to increase attention among people across the world regarding generating awareness about landmines, assistance for mine action work, the threats that are faced by humans from them, and the work done towards their eradication. Overview: This day is being organized by ..
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The Union Education Minister recently launched the world’s first Microsensor based Explosive Trace Detector called the “NanoSniffer”. About NanoSniffer The NanoSniffer was developed by an IIT Bombay incubated startup called NanoSniff Technologies. It is marketed by the IIT Delhi incubated startup Kritikal Solutions. The NanoSniffer can detect explosives in less than ten seconds. It can ..
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs
The Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs has directed the field offices to verify within 48 hours that all explosive materials lying in Customs warehouses and ports are compliant with the safety standards as required and also that they should not pose any kind of danger to the lives of common people. This step ..
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
The International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action is observed every year on April 4 to raise awareness about landmines, explosive remnants of war, and progress toward their eradication. The 2019 Theme is “United Nations Promotes SDGs – Safe Ground – Safe Home”.
Topics: Ammunition • Explosive weapons • Explosives • Firearms • Humanitarian aid • Land mine • Mine action • Mine warfare • Minefields • Sustainable Development Goals • Unexploded ordnance • United Nations Mine Action Service
In a loud explosion at a pesticide plant in the eastern Chinese province of Jiangsu, at least 6 people have been killed and 30 have been seriously injured as per the official social media platform Sina Weibo. The fire department has said that the real cause of the blast is not known and the rescue ..
The scientists at CSIR have developed Less Polluting ‘Green’ Firecrackers which are not only environment friendly but 15-20 % cheaper than the conventional ones. These crackers have been named as Safe Water Releaser (SWAS), Safe Minimal Aluminium (SAFAL) and Safe Thermite Cracker (STAR). The commonly used pollution-causing chemicals – aluminium, barium, potassium nitrate and carbon ..
Topics: Aluminium • Central Electro Chemical Research Institute • Chemistry • Council of Scientific and Industrial Research • Explosives • Firecracker • Flash powder • Gunpowder • Incendiary weapons • National Environmental Engineering Research Institute • Physical sciences • Thermite