Military Exercises

Indian Armed Forces conducts/participates in various bilateral and multilateral military exercises with foreign countries. The details of such exercise include the following: Sl. No. Country Exercise 1. Australia Ex AUSTRA HIND, Ex AUSINDEX, EX PITCH BLACK 2. Bangladesh Ex SAMPRITI, IN-BN CORPAT, IN-BN BILAT, IN-BN SF EXERCISE, TABLE TOP EX, SAMVEDNA 3. Brazil & South

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Elon Musk’s Boring

Elon Musk’s Boring Company

Elon Musk’s underground transit venture, The Boring Company, showcased the functioning of its first underground tunnel. What is the solution given by Musk? The 2-mile (3.2 km) tunnel is the first step towards developing a high-speed subterranean network for vehicles below the congested streets of Los Angeles, United States. The tunnel is an initial proof-of-concept

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Nipah virus

Nipah virus

According to WHO, the Nipah virus infection is a newly emerging zoonosis, that is, a disease transmitted from animals to humans. The virus belongs to a new genus termed Henipavirus (subfamily Paramyxovirinae). Which animals can spread the disease? The natural host of the virus are fruit bats belonging to the family Pteropodidae. In 2004, humans

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Tropical cyclones visible on globe

Tropical Cyclones

Cyclone – is a system of winds rotating inwards to an area of low pressure, with an anticlockwise (northern hemisphere) or clockwise (southern hemisphere) circulation. Cyclones are also called depressions. Cyclones bring strong winds, rainfall or snowfall. Tropical Cyclones A tropical cyclone is an intense low pressure area or a whirl in the atmosphere over

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