Kalpeni Current Affairs, GK & News
Lakshadweep is an archipelago of 36 islands and scattered over approximately 78,000 square km of the Arabian Sea with population of approximately 65,000. Recently, the team of scientists at CSIR-Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) carried out first-ever genetic studies on the people of Lakshadweep Islands. The team was was led by Dr. K ..
For the very first time scientists carried out genetic study on people of Lakshadweep Islands. It was conducted by a team of researchers at CSIR’s (Council of Scientific & Industrial Research) Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB). The authors studied major islands of Kadmat, Andorth, Chetlat, Agatti, Kalpeni, Bitra, Kiltan and Minicoy of Lakshadweep. ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2019
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs
Topics: Agatti • Amindivi • Andorth • Bitra • CCMB • Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology • Chetlat • Council of Scientific & Industrial Research • CSIR • Eight Degree Channel • Genetic Study • India • Island • Kadmat • Kalpeni • Kiltan • Laccadive • Lakshadweep • Maldives • Minicoy • Nine Degree Channel • Sri lanka • States and union territories of India
Island Development agency (IDA) was constituted in 2017 for the holistic development of islands. It will undertake holistic development in the project islands after giving due consideration to unique maritime and territorial bio-diversity of the islands. IDA is chaired by Union Home minister and members includes, cabinet secretary, home secretary, secretary (environment, forests and climate ..
Topics: Andaman and Nicobar Islands • Bangaram Atoll • Islands • Kalpeni • Lakshadweep • Landforms • Little Andaman • Minicoy • States and union territories of India • Suheli • Union Territories of India
Indian scientists have accomplished noteworthy success in converting sea water into drinking water. Under a pilot project of the Earth Sciences Ministry, the Indian scientists have developed the Low Temperature Thermal Desalination technology to convert seawater into drinking water. This indigenously developed environment- friendly technology is suited for island territories and coastal areas. So far, ..
Topics: Agatti Island • Desalination • Kalpeni • Kavaratti • Lakshadweep • Low-temperature thermal desalination • Minicoy • National Institute of Ocean Technology • Nature • States and union territories of India • Water • Water desalination