Current Affairs

SMART a novel Search Engine

Tue 12 Jun 2012

Computer scientists at the University of Glasgow are participating in a new project to develop a search engine which will draw its results from sensors located in the physical world


Transit of Venus

Thu 07 Jun 2012


‘Science Express' flagged off

Wed 06 Jun 2012

Science Express — a train for promoting scientific temper — began its fifth journey, this time to raise awareness about the country's unique biodiversity. The ‘Science Express — Biodiversity Special (SEBS)' was flagged off on Tuesday.


World IPv6 Launch Day

Wed 06 Jun 2012

World IPv6 Launch Day was organised by Internet Society on 6th June 2012


World Environment Day 2012 observed across the World

Tue 05 Jun 2012

Theme: Green Economy: Does it include you? The host was the Federative Republic of Brazil.


Climate Change triggered the Collapse of Harappan Civilization

Mon 04 Jun 2012

decline in monsoon rains led to weakened river dynamics, and played a critical role both in the development and the fall of the Harappan culture


Minor planet named after Chinese scientist

Sat 02 Jun 2012

The minor planet, known as No 10611, was discovered by the Beijing Schmidt CCD Asteroid Program under the National Astronomical Observatories with the CAS in 1997, and was bestowed with the name in memory of Yan


4,000-year-old tomb found

Fri 01 Jun 2012

Archaeologists have discovered a 4,000-year-old tomb in Egypt


Genome of Tomato sequenced

Fri 01 Jun 2012

The tomato genome has been published in Nature on May 31, 2012, culminating years of work by the Tomato Genome Consortium, a multi-national team of scientists from 14 countries.


NGT suspended Environment Clearance to the Srikakulam Thermal Power Plant

Fri 25 May 2012

National Green Tribunal suspended Environment Clearance to the Srikakulam Thermal Power Plant