IIT Delhi Current Affairs, GK & News

Four years of Unnat Bharat Abhiyan 2.0

Unnat Bharat Abhiyan 2.0 (UBA 2.0) has successfully completed four years on 25th April 2022. On this day in the year 2018, UBA 2.0 was launched with the aim of bringing transformational changes in the processes of rural development processes. About Unnat Bharat Abhiyan The Unnat Bharat Abhiyan (UBA) is a flagship programme that falls ..

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Quantum Key Distribution Link

A joint team of scientists from IIT Delhi and Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), successfully demonstrated Quantum Key Distribution Link, for the first time in India. Key Facts Quantum Key Distribution link will be created between Prayagraj and Vindhyachal in Uttar Pradesh, for a distance of around 100 km. Quantum key distribution is a ..

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IIT-D develops test to detect Omicron in 90 min

Researchers from IIT Delhi’s Kusuma School of Biological Sciences have developed an RT-PCR based test, that can detect Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2 in 90 minutes. Key Points The test is based on detecting specific mutations, which are present in Omicron variant while absent in other circulating variants of SARS-CoV-2. Primer sets that targeted these unique ..

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IIT Delhi develops Rapid Antigen Test Kit for COVID-19

Minister of State for Education, Shri Sanjay Dhotre, launched a Rapid Antigen Test kit for COVID-19. It was developed by IIT Delhi. Rapid Antigen Test kit (RAT Kit) RAT kit has been developed by IIT Delhi researchers led by Dr. Harpal Singh. He is a professor at Centre for Biomedical Engineering of IIT Delhi. kit ..

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NanoSniffer: Microsensor based Explosive Trace Detector

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 ..

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Top 5 Current Affairs Questions on DSIR-PRISM Scheme

An Alignment and Awareness Event for Publicity of the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research – Promoting Innovations in Individuals, Startups and MSMEs (DSIR-PRISM) scheme was virtually inaugurated in IIT Delhi. DSIR-PRISM has been instrumental in providing support to individual innovators enabling inclusive development of India. PRISM extends its support to any citizen of the ..

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