Day May 4, 2020

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…

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…

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…