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Month: October 2019

31st October 2019 Current Affairs

1. Submarine propulsion system test a success The indigenous Air Independent Propulsion (AIP) system to enhance the endurance of conventional submarines being developed by DRDO reached a milestone with the successful operation of a land-based prototype.  An AIP module enables conventional submarines to remain submerged for longer duration.Fuel cell-based AIP…

30th October 2019 Current Affairs

1. Kudankulam Nuclear plant & ‘DTrack’ malware The Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd. (NPCIL) on Wednesday confirmed that a malware had indeed infected its system at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KKNPP), a day after KKNPP officials had categorically asserted that the systems at the plant could not be…

28th October 2019 Current Affairs

1. MIT researchers develop new technology to remove carbon dioxide from air Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the US have developed a new technology to capture carbon dioxide from a stream of air, virtually at any concentration level, an advance that may pave the way for…

26th October 2019 Current Affairs

1. BASIC Ministerial Meeting on Climate Change was held in Beijing The 29th BASIC Ministerial Meeting on Climate Change was held in Beijing, China, on 25th-26th October 2019. BASIC Ministers expressed their concern for the global challenge of climate change and its adverse effects, and confirmed their commitments to multilateralism…