IISc: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
IISc develops ICMR-approved mobile RT-PCR lab
Published: August 5, 2020
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 ..
Category: States Current Affairs
“Indian National Super Model” launched by DST
Published: May 31, 2020
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 ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2020
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs
DRDO’s New Bomb Detection Device
Published: March 3, 2020
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 ..
RalDer-X: New Explosive Detection Device developed by DRDO and IISc Bangalore
Published: March 2, 2020
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 ..
Category: Defence Current Affairs
IISc ranked 16th in Times Higher Education Ranking
Published: February 19, 2020
On February 18, 2020, the Times Higher Education Ranking was released in London. The ranking was titled “The Emerging Economies University Ranking 2020”. Around 11 Indian Universities were included in the top 100. However, China had more Universities than India in the ranking. Around 30 Universities of China were in the top 100. Highlights The ..
Category: Reports & Indexes Current Affairs