Prajjwala Challenge

Recently, the Ministry of Rural Development under the Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NRLM) has launched the Prajjwala Challenge


What is DAY-NRLM?

Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty (MLAT)

Recently, India and Saudi Arabia discussed signing a Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty (MLAT) to obtain formal assistance from each other in investigations related to criminal cases.


What is MLAT?

King Penguin

A recent study in the Antarctic reveals that king penguins are threatened by climate change.


Nilgiri Tahr Conservation Project

Recently, the Tamil Nadu government launched an initiative for the conservation of the Nilgiri Tahr at Rs 25 crore.


What is Nilgiri Tahr?

GNB1 Encephalopathy

Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras, Tel Aviv University and Columbia University are studying a rare genetic brain disease called “GNB1 Encephalopathy” and trying to develop a drug to treat it effectively.


G-Protein Coupled Receptor’ (GPCR) signalling

Source : Researchers from India, Israel, US trying to develop drug to treat rare disease ‘GNB1 Encephalopathy’

Indian Science Congress

Prime Minister will inaugurate inaugural session of the 108th Indian Science Congress through video conferencing on January 3, 2023.


What is Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA)?

Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB)

Dinesh Kumar Shukla, former Executive Director of AERB & Distinguished Scientist assumed the charge as Chairman, AERB on 31st December 2022.


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