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Japanese Encephalitis

[Public Health] Japanese Encephalitis Menace in India: Reasons, Prevention and control

What is Japanese Encephalitis (JE)? What are the symptoms? Geographical Spread Solution for Japanese Encephalitis (JE)? What is Acute encephalitis syndrome  (AES)? Why is Japanese Encephalitis in News? JEEV (2 marker) National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme (5 marker) Mock Questions What is Japanese [...]

Ebola infographics

[Public Health]- Ebola, Cavilon, Kala-Azar Revised strategy, Free Rotavirus vaccine, XDR-TB, BRCA genes, NOTTO

Mains Questions GS4: Ethics Case study on Ebola H1: Ebola virus outbreak H2: Kala Azar-revised strategy H3: Cavilon for Boxers H4: Free Rotavirus vaccine H5: Sickle Cell Anemia H6: XDR-TB H7: TB: Email + Survey H8: BRCA genes Patented in Australia H9: Eye [...]

ISRO Mars Mission Mangalyan Payloads

[Space] ISRO Mars Orbiter Mission (MoM) Mangalyaan: Payloads, Purpose, Argument favor & against

Prologue Mars Planet: Basics Mars: Past missions MoM (ISRO) vs MAVEN (NASA) MoM’s Launch Vehicle MoM @Mars Payloads and purpose? Do we need Mars Mission? Anti-Arguments Pro-arguments #1: cash will be recovered #2: Soft Power #3: Did not steal from poor’s month #4: [...]

Thirty Meter Telescope TMT

[Space-Tech] P3/3: Thirty Meter Telescope, India’s Neutrino Observatory, NASA-TOPS

Prologue 30-meter telescope (TMT) India based Neutrino Observatory (INO) TOPS: Terrestrial Observation and Predicting System (TOPS) Prologue Combining space-tech related topics from September W1 to October W3, in three part series IRNSS: the desi GPS Stuff send to space: NISAR-mission, GSLV-6, GSAT MK-3 Stuff build [...]

NISAR Mission of NASA and ISRO

[Space-Tech] P2/3: NISAR 2020, GSLV-MK-3, GSAT-16 and LAM

Prologue NISAR Mission 2020: to measure land surface GSAT-16: Communication satellite GSLV-Mark 3 for “FAT” satellites in future Liquid Apogee Motor (LAM) to drive vehicle carefully Prologue Combining space-tech related topics from September W1 to October W3, in three part series IRNSS: the desi GPS [...]

IRNSS Indian regional navigation satellite system

[Space-Tech] P1/3: (IRNSS) Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System- Desi GPS for Drunk drivers

What is IRNSS? 7 Satellites of IRNSS IRNSS-C launch Benefits of IRNSS Desi-GPS system? Why waste money building Desi GPS? GAGAN Appendix1: IRNSS-Scientific principle Appendix 2: Russian GLONASS What is IRNSS? Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS). 2006: Government approved project with ~Rs.1500 crores. [...]

Global Hunger report, India & Hidden Hunger

[Public Health] Global Hunger report, Hidden Hunger, National Nutrition Mission, Newborn action plan,

Prologue Global hunger report, Child malnutrition What is Hidden hunger? India Newborn Action Plan (INAP) National Nutrition Mission Fixing RBSK and WIFS Expert group on PNDT Tribal health problems Prologue Current affairs related to public health, during September Week1 to October Week3. Part1: Mother, Children, [...]

National Mental Health Policy 2014

[Public Health] National Health Policy 2014- Salient Features & National AYUSH Mission (NAM)

Prologue National Mental Health Policy 2014 National AYUSH mission (NAM) Prologue Current affairs related to public health, during September Week1 to October Week3. Part1: Mother, Children, Hunger, Nutrition related. Part2: Policy / Mission: Mental health, Ayush. You’re here. Part3: “Selling” related: NPPA, Sravan, Cigar labelling. National [...]

NPPA drug price control explained

[Public Health] NPPA, Drug Price control, Sravan Implant, Cigarette packing rules update

Prologue NPPA: National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority Drug pricing controversy Scene 1: NPPA price controls begins (Dec 2013) Scene 2: NPPA tries to go beyond its mandate Scene 3: NPPA humiliated* Behind the curtains Sravan implant Cigar-Labelling Prologue Current affairs related to public health, during September [...]

Heartbleed bug

[GS3] IT-awareness: Raspberry Pi, Shellshock, Heartbleed, Internet-of-Everything, Facebook Safetycheck & more

Prologue Security: Heartbleed bug Security: Bash / Shellshock bug Security: IoE-Internet of Everything Security: Vishing- Voice Phishing Security: COWL Chip: Raspberry Pi Chip: System on Chip (SoC) Soc.Service: Facebook’s Internet Drones Soc.Service: Facebook Safety Check App Soc.Service: Google ILIA Soc.Service: Saransh tool by [...]

White-fi internet Microsoft

[IT-Security] White-Fi Internet, Digital Locker, Antikythera Computer, Detekt-Regin, Nanodot Charger, Ezhil Language, Logbar Ring

Microsoft’s White-Fi technology Digital Locker Antikythera Mechanism Regin, or Backdoor.Regin Detekt Anti-surveillance tool Nanodots for fast charging phones Nanotech for Flash memory Ezhil programming language Logbar Ring Merxius software. Mock Questions Selected IT-Electronics topics from November-December 2014. Microsoft’s White-Fi technology At present, unused spectrum is [...]