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Trump's NASA Budget Focuses On Moon With An Eye Towards Mars

WASHINGTON:  The 2019 budget estimate for NASA announced by the Donald Trump administration on Monday puts the agency on a path to lead the return of Americans to the Moon with a goal to send humans to Mars.

Nearly half of the proposed $19.9 billion budge...Read more

Kannada Poet Kuvempu And His Contribution To Education In Kannada

NEW DELHI:  Google dedicated its doodle to Kuppalli Venkatappa Puttappa or as he is popularly known, to Kuvempu.  Kuvempu is a Kannada author who is widely regarded as the greatest Kannada Poet of the 20th century. He is also one of the first among Kannada Writers to be awarded the pres...Read more

Indians fifth most vacation deprived citizens globally, finds online survey

Mumbai: India has ranked as the fifth most vacation deprived country globally, after South Korea, France, Malaysia, and Hong Kong, said a survey by an online travel portal.

The survey looked at the number of holidays people took versus the number they were entitled to this year; so tho...Read more

India Upheld Its Independent Stand On Palestine: Farooq Abdullah

SRINAGAR:  National Conference president Farooq Abdullah said on Friday that India has upheld its independent stand on Palestine by voting in favour of the UN General Assembly resolution against the United States declaring Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

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Built By US For $1 Billion, This Is World's Most Expensive Embassy

LONDON:  At $1 billion it is the most expensive embassy ever constructed. But its designers say the new American chancery on the Thames River marks a paradigm shift in design: the U.S. Embassy here will exude openness, while hiding all the clever ways it defends itself ...Read more

Delhi Professor's Book On Food Security Becomes Best Seller At WTO Meet

BUENOS AIRES:  A book on food security written by Sachin Kumar Sharma, associate professor of the Delhi-based Centre for WTO Studies has become a best seller at the 11th ministerial conference in Buenos Aires.
Published by Springer, "The WTO and Food Security&...Read more

Forest Department Drive To Ensure Safety Of Olive Ridley Turtles

 

BERHAMPUR, ODISHA:  The forest department has set up nine protection units to ensure safe nesting of Olive Ridley turtles near Rushikulya river mouth in Ganjam district.

The Rushikulya river mouth, 45km from the silk city of Berhampur, is one of ...Read more

Monday's Google Doodle Celebrates Physicist Max Born

Today's Google Doodle Celebrates the 135th birthday of Max Born, the physicist and mathematician who discovered one of the most important rules in quantum mechanics.

He's best known for the Born Rule, a theory that uses probability to predict the location of a particle in a quantum ...Read more

Who was Homai Vyarawalla?

Homai Vyarawalla was awarded the Padma Vibhushan, India's second-highest civilian award, in 2011. She was also conferred with the Lifetime Achievement Award by the I&B Ministry in 2010.

Homai Vyarawalla was India’s first woman photojournalist who rose to fame for her work betw...Read more

Japan's economy in longest growth streak since 1994

Japan has sealed its longest stretch of economic growth in more than two decades, helped by a rise in business investment.

The economy expanded at an annual rate of 2.5% in the three months to September, revised data showed.

The growth rate was faster than expected, a...Read more

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Wheat is a ______. Options: 1) Creeper 2) Herb 3) Shrub 4) Tree

Correct Answer: Herb

Herbs: Starting from the smallest, herb is a short plant with green, delicate stem. Generally, they have few branches or branchless. These can be easily uprooted from the soil. Tomato, wheat, grass are few examples of herbs.

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RIP - Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ji memorable poems forever मौत से ठन गई!

भारत के पूर्व प्रधान मंत्री श्री अटल बिहारी वाजपेयी जी की अद्भुत कविता मौत से ठन गई!

( श्री अटल बिहारी वाजपेई) जूझने का मेरा इरादा न था, मोड़ पर मिलेंगे इसका वादा न था, रास्ता रोक कर वह खड़ी हो गई, यों लगा ज़िन्दगी से बड़ी हो गई। मौत की उमर क्या है? दो पल भी नहीं, ज़िन्दगी सिलसिला, आज क...Read more

The body of all complex animals consist of only _______ basic types of tissue(s). Options: 1) 4000 2) 400 3) 40 4) 4

Correct Answer: 4

The Four Types of Tissues

  1. Epithelial tissue
  2. Connective tissue
  3. Muscle tissue
  4. Nervous tissue

 

 

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Oxide of which of the following will turn red litmus blue? Options: 1) Magnesium 2) Phosphorus 3) Sulphur 4) Carbon

Correct Answer: Magnesium

 the red litmus paper is mixed with an acid to turn it red. When red litmus comes into contact with a base, it returns to its original blue shade same as magnesium come in oxide so red litmus is blue becz it's Read more

Which dynasty came to power in India after the Tughlaq dynasty? Options: 1) The Guptas 2) The Khiljis 3) The Mughals 4) The Sayyids

Correct Answer: The Sayyids

The Sayyid dynasty was the fourth dynasty of the Delhi Sultanate, with four rulers ruling from 1414 to 1451. Founded by a former governor of Read more


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China gets more Indian students than Britain

MUMBAI: The old guard of blue-chip foreign education, Britian, has been upstaged by an unlikely rival: China. Fresh data shows that there are more Indian students right here in the Asian neighbourhood ...Read more

Running Out Of Mobile Data? Best Prepaid Plans Under Rs. 500

As telecom service providers fight for market share, customers have benefitted from generous data and unlimited talk time plans released by Airtel, Vodafone, BSNL and the latest entrant Reliance Jio. Due to the extended price war, It is now possible to limit your monthly phone bill to under Rs. 5...Read more