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ISRO's Chandrayaan-2 moon mission: Why are we going to the Moon?

Aug 14, 2019
Do you know that Chandrayaan-2 on 14 August, 2019 has left the earth's orbit and is a step closer towards Moon. It is expected that it will reach Moon's orbit on 20 August. Let us tell you that ISRO landed its first mission to moon in 2008 named Chandrayaan-1 and on 22 July, 2019 second moon mission Chandrayaan-2 was launched. Now question arises that why we are going to Moon?

What is in the Union Budget 2019 for Electric Vehicles?

Jul 5, 2019
As we know that the Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has presented the Union Budget 2019 in the Parliament. She told in her speech that the Indian government continued to focus on promoting electric mobility in the country. Do you know about electric Vehicles and under which scheme electric vehicles are encouraged? What is in 2019 Union Budget about electric vehicles? Let us find out!

Surya Grahan or Total Solar Eclipse 2019: 9 Interesting Facts

Jul 2, 2019
Surya Grahan or Total Solar Eclipse occur when Moon blocks out the Sun and this is visible from the Earth's surface. On 2nd July, 2019, Total Solar Eclipse will be visible from Chile, Argentina and South Pacific Ocean. It will last up to4 minutes and 33 seconds. 9 interesting facts about Surya Grahan or Total Solar Eclipse is given to make you understand better about Solar Eclipse.

Total Solar Eclipse 2019: All you need to know about Surya Grahan

Jul 2, 2019
On 2nd July, 2019, Total Solar Eclipse or Surya Grahan will be visible in Chile, Argentina and South pacific Ocean due to which day will become dark like night for around 4 minutes and 33 seconds. Do you know what is Total Solar Eclipse, types of Solar Eclipse and how it occurs?

Encephalitis (Chamki Fever): Key points to know

Jun 25, 2019
As we know that several children in Bihar died due to Encephalitis or Acute Encephalitis Syndrome or Chamki fever. This disease basically attacks the part of the brain. Let us find more about encephalitis and important facts related to Chamki fever.

Encephalitis (Chamki Fever): Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Jun 21, 2019
Encephalitis is also known as chamki fever, acute viral encephalitis or aseptic encephalitis. It is defined as inflammation in brain which can be swelling or irritation in the brain. Due to encephalitis more than 100 children died in Muzaffarpur and adjoining districts of Bihar. It is a rare but serious disease and most of the casualties occurred are between 1-10 age group. There is lot more to read about Encephalitis (Chamki Fever), its causes, symptoms and treatment.

What is IMEI Number and how does it work?

Jun 21, 2019
IMEI or The International Mobile Equipment Identity is a device identification number mentioned below or above the battery of every mobile phone device for the identification of the particular mobile device. IMEI number is different in every mobile device. IMEI number explains the imofrmation related to manufacturung of the device.

How Facebook plans to make Libra a global currency?

Jun 19, 2019
On 18 June, 2019, Facebook announced to launch a new type of digital money, its long awaited crytocurrency plans "Project Libra". If this is successful then users will be able to do transactions at nearly zero fees and also will be able to use wide variety of other merchants like Uber, Spotify and MasterCard. In addition company also announced to launch a new digital wallet known as Calibra, a separate subsidiary which will be operated by the Facebook and provide users a way to store and spend Libra. Let us find out what is Libra, why it is called Libra, how it can be used, is it safe to use etc.

HIV Vaccine Awareness Day/ World AIDS Vaccine Day 2019

May 18, 2019
World AIDS Vaccine Day is also known as HIV Vaccine Awareness Day (HVAD). It is an annual event observed on 18 May to spread awareness about the continued need for a vaccine to prevent HIV infection and AIDS. What is AIDS, how it spreads, what is HIV vaccine, how HIV leads to AIDS etc. Let us find out.

World Hypertension Day 2019: Know your numbers| Signs and Risks of Hypertension

May 17, 2019
World Hypertension Day is observed every year on 17 May to spread awareness about hypertension disease, its prevention, detection and control. The main risk factor to develop cardiovascular disease is high blood pressure. Let us see more about World Hypertension Day, its theme, history, hypertension disease, its causes, symptoms and prevention.

World Thalassaemia Day 2019: Theme, Objective and Significance

May 8, 2019
World Thalassaemia Day is observed every year on 8 May to raise awareness about thalassaemia disease, its preventive measures and measures to avoid transmission among the people throughout the world. Do you know that this day was established by the World Health Organisation? Let us see more about World Thalassaemia Day, theme, why it is observed on 8 May, what is Thalassaemia disease, symptoms and prevention.

National Space Day 2019: History and Space Facts

May 3, 2019
Every Year National Space Day is celebrated on the first Friday of May to promote Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields among young people. This year in 2019 National Space Day is observed on 3rd May to encourage youth and also to educate young people about the wonders of the Universe. Let us see more about National Space Day in detail through this article.

World Password Day 2019: History, Types and Significance

May 2, 2019
Every year World Password Day is celebrated on first Thursday of May and it remind us about the importance of protecting ourselves through strong passwords. This day also help people to improve passwords that they use for their online accounts and provide sources to learn more about cyber security. Let us study more about World Password Day, importance of password, cyber security etc. through this article.

What if an asteroid was about to hit Earth?

Apr 30, 2019
Small, rocky objects that orbit the sun is known as Asteroid. Like planets, asteroids orbit the sun and are much smaller. Let us tell you that there are lots of asteroids in our solar system and most of them live in the main asteroid belt which is a region between the orbit of Mars and Jupiter. But have you ever thought that what will happen if an asteroid hits Earth? What scientists predict about this? Let us study through this article.

What are Near-Earth Objects (NEO)?

Apr 26, 2019
Do you know about Near Earth Objects (NEO)? What are they? Where they are found? Are they asteroids, comets or anything else? Let us study through this article.

What is West Nile Fever?

Apr 25, 2019
Fever is also known as high temperature or high fever. It is basically a normal body response to a variety of conditions. It is the most common infection and a very common medical sign. But have you heard about West Nile Fever? How it occurs, what are its symptoms, treatment and cure etc. Let us study through this article.

What is Solar Tsunami?

Apr 25, 2019
Do you know about Solar Tsunami, mystery behind solar tsunami, whether it will hit earth surface, what are the predictions of physicists, scientists regarding solar tsunami, why it is necessary to study about it, when it occurs, how it can be seen and when etc. Let us find out answers of such questions through this article.

India’s First Cardless ATM: Amazing and Unknown Facts

Apr 24, 2019
Do you know that SBI customer can now withdraw money from SBI ATM that too without ATM card across the country? About Rs 10,000 a SBI Customer can withdraw in one Day. What is the name of this ATM, what are its features etc? Let us study through this article.

Nirbhay: India's First Sub-Sonic Cruise Surface to Air Missile

Apr 17, 2019
Nirbhay missile was successfully test fired by DRDO (Defence Research and Development organisation) from an Integrated Test Range (ITR) on Abdul Kalam Island off Odisha's Chandipur coast. The last successful trial of 'Nirbhay' cruise missile was conducted on 7 November, 2017. Do you know about Nirbhay missile, trials done till now etc.? Let us study some interesting facts about it through this article.

Hemophilia Disease: Causes, Types and Symptoms

Apr 17, 2019
Hemophilia is a bleeding disorder in which blood does not clot properly. Person suffering from this condition experience prolonged bleeding which may be followed by an injury etc. Every year on 17 April World Hemophilia day is celebrated to spread awareness among people about this disease and to provide proper treatment. Let us study in detail about hemophilia disease, how it can be cured, its symptoms, causes, etc. through this article.

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