Fire prevention: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Massive fire accident in Srisailam Hydroelectric power plant, Telangana

Published: August 21, 2020

Telangana’s Srisailam Hydroelectric power station witnessed a massive fire accident. The incident was followed by an abrupt explosion in unit 4 of the power station. According to the preliminary report, a short circuit played a key role in the tragic incidents. Srisailam power plant The Srisailam Hydroelectric Power Plant is constructed across the Krishna River ..




IISc bengluru developes a highly sensitive nanometre-scale carbon monoxide sensor

Published: August 7, 2017

The researchers at Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru have developed a low-cost highly sensitive nanometre-scale carbon monoxide sensor by employing an innovative fabrication technique. It is known that Carbon Monoxide (CO) can have adverse effects on the health of people exposed to it. Thus, it becomes necessary to have good, low-cost carbon-monoxide sensors. Typically, ..