IISc Current Affairs, GK & News

ARWU Ranking, 2020

The ARWU (Academic Ranking of World Universities) is also called Shanghai Ranking. Around fifteen Indian Universities have made it to the ARWU, 2020. Indian Universities in ARWU Ranking, 2020 The Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore has secured the top position among the higher education institutes in India. Calcutta University secured third position among the higher ..

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IISc develops ICMR-approved mobile RT-PCR lab

Karnataka has launched the first-ever ICMR-approved RT-PCR Lab in the country and it has been developed by the Indian Institute of Science in Bengaluru. It is known as Mobile Infection Testing and Reporting Lab (MITR), which is capable of testing 9000 samples in a month. Highlights The Medical Education Minister of the state has launched ..

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“Indian National Super Model” launched by DST

On May 31, 2020, the Department of Science and Technology operating under Ministry of Science and Technology launched the Indian National Super Model. The Model was launched to help monitor transmission of COVID-19 infection. Highlights The Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR) and IISc (Indian Institute of Science) are to play crucial role ..

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DRDO’s New Bomb Detection Device

The new explosives detection device, named Raider X, was unveiled at the National Workshop on Explosive Detection 2020 in Pune. Features of the Device: The Raider X can detect explosives from a stand-off distance of 2 metres. It can detect up to 20 explosives, including home-made ones. It can also detect bulk explosives that are ..

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RalDer-X: New Explosive Detection Device developed by DRDO and IISc Bangalore

On March 1, 2020, at the National Workshop on Explosive Detection, a new Explosive Detection device called RalDer-X was launched. Highlights RalDer-X has the capacity to detect explosives that are in the pure form and also those that are added with contaminants. It is also capable of detecting explosives at a distance. The device is ..

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