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Current Affairs 2017

Mathematician Yves Meyer has been awarded the Abel Prize for 2017

The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters has awarded the Abel Prize for 2017 to mathematician Yves Meyer of the Ecole normale superieure Paris-Saclay, France, for his “pivotal role in the development of mathematical theory of wavelets.” The theory of wavelets that he started and made fundamental contributions to finds wide-ranging applications from image processing to fluid dynamics.

Employment News

14 Rapid Ord Unit C/o 56 APO, Pin-909014 invites applications for Tradesmen Mate 18 posts (UR-14, SC-02, OBC-02) Fireman 01 post (OBC) Refer website or Employment News dated 11-17 March 2017...

First in India (Women)

First Women's UniversityMaharshi Karve starts SNDT University in Pune with five students in 1916.
First Woman to hold a Union Cabinet postVijaya Lakshmi Pandit
First Woman governor of Independent IndiaSarojini Naidu, in charge of United Provinces
First Woman president of UN General AssemblyVijaya Lakshmi Pandit (1953)
First Woman Prime Minister of IndiaIndira Gandhi (1966)
First Woman IPS Officer of IndiaKiran Bedi (1972)
First Woman to win Nobel Peace Prize Mother Teresa (1979)
First Indian Woman to climb Mount EverestBachendri Pal (1984)
First Indian Woman to win Booker PrizeArundhati Roy (1997)
First Woman PresidentPratibha Patil (2007)
First Woman Speaker of Lok SabhaMeira Kumar (2009)
First Indian Woman to become "Miss World"Rita Faria
First Woman judge in Supreme CourtMrs. Meera Sahib Fatima Bibi
First Woman AmbassadorMiss C.B. Muthamma
First Woman to climb Mount Everest twiceSantosh Yadav
First Woman President of the Indian National CongressMrs. Annie Besant
First Woman Chief Minister of an Indian StateMrs. Sucheta Kripalani
First Woman chairman of Union Public Service CommissionRoze Millian Bethew
First Woman Director General of Police (DGP)Kanchan Chaudhary Bhattacharya
First Woman Lieutenant GeneralPuneeta Arora
First Woman Air Vice MarshalP. Bandopadhyaya
First Woman chairperson of Indian AirlinesSushama Chawala
First &Last Muslim Woman ruler of DelhiRazia Sultana
First Woman to receive Ashoka ChakraNiraja Bhanot
First Woman to cross English ChannelArati Saha
First Woman to receive Bharat RatnaIndira Gandhi
First Woman to receive Gyanpith AwardAshapurna Devi
First Woman Headmistress in schoolSavitribai Phule
First Indian woman who reached AntarcticaMahel Musa
First Indian woman who become an individual member of International Olympic CommitteeNita Ambani (2016)

88th annual Academy Awards 2016

Oscars 2016The Academy Awards popularly known as Oscars Best Picture Spotlight Best Actor Leonardo DiCaprio for The Revenant Best Actress Brie Larson for Room Best Director Alejandro Iñárritu for The Revenant Best Supporting Actress Alicia Vikander for The Danish Girl Best Supporting Actor Mark Rylance, Bridge of Spies Best Original Score Ennio Morricone for The Hateful Eight Best Foreign Language Film Son of Saul Best Live Action Short Film Stutterer Best Documentary Feature Film Amy Best Documentary Short Film A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness Best Animated Feature Film Inside Out Best Animated Short Film Bear Story Best Visual Effects Ex Machina, Andrew Whitehurst, Paul Norris, Mark Ardington and Sara Bennett Best Sound Mixing Mad Max: Fury Road, Chris Jenkins, Gregg Rudloff and Ben Osmo Best Sound Editing Mad Max: Fury Road, Mark Mangini and David White Best Film Editing Mad Max: Fury Road, Margaret Sixel Best Cinematography The Revenant, Emmanuel Lube ...

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What is Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)?

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is an international body, which comprehensively assesses increasing levels of greenhouse gases in the worlds and passes that information on to policymakers through its reports. Why is it in news? Along with former U.S. Vice President Al Gore, the IPCC has been awarded the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize for its efforts to educate the public on the threat of global warming and for creating an informed consensus about its connection with human activities. When and why was it set up? The World Meteorological organisation (WMO) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) established the IPCC in 1988 to assess scientific and socio-economic information relevant to increasing our understanding about climate change, its potential impacts and options for adaptation and mitigation. How does it function? It is an intergovernmental body that is open to all member countries of the UNEP and of WMO. The Panel meets in plenary sessions about once a y ...

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Genetically Modified Food or Crops

Genetic Modification Genetic modification refers to techniques used to manipulate the genetic composition of an organism by adding specific useful genes. A gene is a sequence of DNA that contains information that determines a particular characteristic/trait. All organisms have DNA (genes). Genes are located in chromosomes. Genes are units of inheritance that are passed from one generation to the next and provide instructions for development and function of the organism. Crops that are developed through genetic modification are referred to as genetically modified (GM) crops, transgenic crops or genetically engineered (GE) crops. Over the last 30 years, the field of genetic engineering has developed rapidly due to the greater understanding of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) as the chemical double helix code from which genes are made. The term genetic engineering is used to describe the process by which the genetic makeup of an organism can be altered using “recombinant DNA technology.” This ...

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Career Scope in Print Media

Print media are lightweight, portable, disposable publications printed on paper and circulated as physical copies in forms we call books, newspapers, magazines and newsletters. They hold informative and entertaining content that is of general or special interest. They are published either once or daily, weekly, biweekly, monthly, bimonthly or quarterly. Print Media is the oldest form of media. But even today it is growing from strength to strength. Around 4000 small, medium and large newspapers and magazines across the county are registered with the Registrar of Newspapers every year. This indicates that it is a growing sector where employment opportunities are increasing with each passing day. Most of the young aspirants who want to enter the print media prefer reporting, but newspapers and magazines also seek young talent as photographers, artists, editors, computer experts, librarians, and cartoonists. Students who have writing ability, graphics or photo skills, curiosity and deter ...

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