Day May 4, 2020

AspirantWorld One liners : 4th May

( This one-liner is available on Youtube too. Follow the link to watch – ) • Kashmiri saffron received a Geographical Indication (GI) tag. The Certificate was granted to the Department of Agriculture Kashmir. Kashmir saffron has a unique…

B. B. Lal

• On the occasion of the centenary year of great archaeologist Professor B. B. Lal, Union Culture Minister released an e-book “Prof. B. B. Lal -India Rediscovered” today in New Delhi. About: • Braj Basi Lal (born 1921), better known…

Development of Museums and Cultural Spaces

• Ministry of Culture’s Development of Museums and Cultural Spaces (DMCS) digitally launched the short film ‘A Ray of Genius’ to mark the beginning of the centenary celebrations of Satyajit Ray. About: • Satyajit Ray (1921 – 1992) was an…

Jamini Roy

• National Gallery of Modern Art pays tribute to the pioneering artist, Jamini Roy, on his 133rd Birth Anniversary year through a virtual tour. • This virtual tour of the entire artworks of the pioneering artist would certainly enrich the…

Manipur black rice and Gorakhpur terracotta

• Chak-Hao, the black rice of Manipur and the Gorakhpur terracotta have bagged the Geographical Indication (GI) tag. AboutChak-Hao: • Chak-Hao, scented glutinous rice which has been in cultivation in Manipur over centuries, is characterised by its special aroma. It…

Atulya

• Defence Institute of Advanced Technology (DIAT), Pune, a deemed university supported by Defence Research and Development Organisation has come up with a cost-effective solution to disintegrate coronavirus. • A microwave sterilizer named as ‘ATULYA’ can be operated in portable…

BoBBLE

• A team from the Indian Institute of Science in Bengaluru and UK based the University of East Anglia have created a blueprint for accurate prediction of monsoon, tropical cyclones, and another weather-related forecast. About: • The Bay of Bengal…

Sankalp Scheme

• In Madhya Pradesh, along with the strict implementation of the lockdown, the humanitarian face of the police is also being praised by one and all. • After connecting the children towards creative activities, now the police in Umaria district…

Pulse oximeter

• Some experts have advocated the use of a medical device called the ‘pulse oximeter’ for testing those who have the disease, or those suspected of having it. • The device, used to measure oxygen levels in the blood, is…

SurviveCovid-19

• The Indian Institute of Technology Tirupati (IIT-T) has developed a web and mobile game to gamify the COVID-19 safety protocol, reinforcing masks, handwashing, and more. About: • SurviveCovid-19 the Mario-style lightweight survivor game was developed on the 2D platform…

eCovSens

• Researchers from the National Institute of Animal Biotechnology (NIAB), Hyderabad, have developed a biosensor that can detect the novel coronavirus in saliva samples. About: • The new portable device named eCovSens, can be used to detect the presence of…