Issues In News : Science & Tech




In ‘Issues in News’, we cover those issues, which are making headlines as of now, and consequently there is a possibility of these issues finding their way to the question papers, whether ‘Prelims’ or of ‘Mains’. The Objective here is to expose an aspirant to 15/20 different issues every month, so that by the end of the year, the aspirant covers nearly 200 (odd) issues, which can be raised in the form of questions.


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Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality
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Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality

Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) technologies are garnering a lot of attention these days because of their potential applications in several areas of our daily lives. Research has shown that these two technologies [Read More]

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Big Data Analytics
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Big Data Analytics

The term “Big Data” refers to huge amounts of data that are available from different sources and devices like device sensors, social media sites, internet search engines, GPS signals from mobile phones, digital pictures and [Read More]

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Automated Facial Recognition Technology in India
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Automated Facial Recognition Technology in India

Recently the Ministry of Home Affairs (Govt. of India) has given its approval to the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) for the use of Automated Facial Recognition System (AFRS) technology for the identification of unrecognized [Read More]

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Zoonosis: Diseases of Animal Origin
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Zoonosis: Diseases of Animal Origin

 Instances of so many disease outbreaks, like Ebola, Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), Bird Flu, Swine Flu etc. over the past few years including the present COVID-19 outbreak has reignited  the curiosity, of not only [Read More]

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Analysis of Internet of Things
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Analysis of Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) is one of the gifts of the 21st Century, also known as the era of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, a term coined by noted German economist and founder of the [Read More]

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Exploration of Mars
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Exploration of Mars

Mars is the fourth nearest planet to the sun. The “bright red” color of the planet is responsible for its association with the Roman God of war. It is known by different names in different [Read More]

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Space Exploration
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Space Exploration

Often questions are raised over the fruitfulness and need of Space Exploration. Several people questions – how is it justifiable to spend millions of dollars on Space programmes when there are so much of human sufferings on Earth…

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Aditya-L1
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Aditya-L1

ISRO is India’s premier space agency that undertakes numerous missions aimed to explore the space, different planets and the moon. ISRO’s vision is to “harness space technology for national development while pursuing space science research [Read More]

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Deep Web and Dark Web
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Unraveling the Dark Web and Deep Web

Technology has become an inseparable part of human life. Apart from reducing human effort , it has served many other purposes like faster and improved communication, increased ease of mobility, improved productivity, etc. a very [Read More]

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Harnessing Ocean Energy
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Harnessing Ocean Energy

Over 70% of the Earth’s surface is covered by the Oceans and they are the storehouse of an enormous amount of renewable energy such as tidal, wave, thermal gradient and marine current. To harness these [Read More]

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Fighting Coronavirus
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Fighting Coronavirus

Novel Coronavirus or 2019-nCoV was first detected in Wuhan- City of Hubei province of China, in mid December. Since then it has spread across all provinces of China and even outside China cases have been [Read More]

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Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV)
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Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV)

Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is the space agency of Government of India that conducts space science research for India’s development in space sector. There was a boost in space research after 1945 guided by [Read More]

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Antimicrobial Resistance
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Antimicrobial Resistance

Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) refers to a condition when micro-organism like bacteria, fungi, viruses, parasites develop resistance to, substances designed to kill them or inhibit their growth that are called antimicrobial agents or drugs like antibiotics. [Read More]

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India's Plan for Space Station
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India’s Plan for Space Station

Space Station also called as Orbital Station is an unique kind of spacecraft that is capable of supporting human crew members, stationed in space for an extended time period. Space Station also allows other spacecrafts [Read More]

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