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India bagged 46 Medals in 2013 Special Olympics World Winter Games in Pyeongchang (South Korea) India clinched record 46 medals in the 2013 Pyeongchang Special Olympics World Winter Games. The games were organized at Pyeongchang and Gangneung in South Korea. India’s medal tally includes 13 gold, 17 silver and 16 bronze from mentally-challenged. The medal ..
Zhuang Zedong(72), Chinese ‘ping-pong diplomacy’ player passed away recently. ‘Ping-pong’ = The game of Table tennis. ‘Diplomacy’ = The art and practice of conducting negotiations between nations. What was “Ping-Pong” Diplomacy? It refers to the exchange of ping-pong (table tennis) players b/w the US and China in the early 1970s. The ping-pong diplomacy led to ..
What is Rex ? Researchers have built the world’s first complete bionic man named “Rex”. Rex, which is on display in UK, has the face of a man, prosthetic limbs, a functional artificial blood circulatory system and artificial organs, including a pancreas, kidney, spleen and trachea. At 6.5-feet tall, Rex is valued at a whopping ..
The Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeiTy) has made it mandatory for all electronics goods manufacturer in the country to get standard compliant certificate from the BIS. Applicable for electronic products imported or manufactured after April 2013. Objective: To curb the grey market for sub-standard electronics products How this move would help? What are ..