Sukhoi Su-30MKI

The first indigenously overhauled Sukhoi Su-30MKI supersonic aircraft was recently handed over to the Indian Air Force. During the overhaul, the aircraft was stripped completely and rebuilt from scratch, replacing certain worn out parts/components. The aircraft was overhauled in country’s only fighter aircraft repair depot “Ojhar” in Maharashtra. Sukhoi Aircraft was developed by Russia. The […]

Dhanush Regiment

It is an indigenously developed gun and upgraded version of the Swedish Bofors gun procured by India. It is a 155 mm ammunition system with a range of 36 km. It is compatible with all North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) 155mm ammunition systems. It is fitted with an inertial navigation system having GPS based gun […]

MiG-21 Fighter Jets

MiG is a product of Soviet Union which entered in to the service in 1959. India inducted the MiG-21 in 1963 and got full technology transfer and rights to license-build the aircraft in the country. It is the first supersonic fighter aircraft of the Indian Air Force. Russia stopped producing the aircraft in 1985, while India continued […]

Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas

LCA Tejas is a single-engine multirole light combat aircraft. It replaced the aging Mig 21 fighter planes. It is the second supersonic fighter jet that was developed by HAL (the first one being HAL HF-24 Marut). Bodies involved: Aeronautical Development Agency (ADA), the autonomous society of DRDO is the design agency and Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) […]

Apache Helicopter

Eight US made Apache AH-64E stealth attack helicopters, has been inducted into IAF. The IAF has signed a contract with ‘The Boeing’ and the US government for 22 Apache attack helicopters. Apache is the most advanced multi-role heavy attack helicopter in the world. It’s modern capabilities includes, fire-and-forget, anti-tank missiles, air-to-air missiles, rockets, and other ammunition. Apaches […]

List of Various Deficiency Diseases

LIST OF VIRAL DISEASES OF HUMANS: Name of disease Caused by Parts of body affected Method of spread Type of Vaccination Influenza A myxovirus (RNA virus) Respiratory passages: epithelial lining of trachea and bronchi. Droplet Infection Killed virus Common cold Large variety of viruses, commonly rhino-virus (RNA Virus) Respiratory passages Droplet Infection Intramuscular injection. Smallpox […]


An electronic cigarette (or e-cig) is a battery-powered vaporizer that mimics tobacco smoking. It works by heating up a nicotine liquid, called “juice.” E-cigarettes contain potentially harmful substances – such as heavy metals like lead, volatile organic compounds and cancer-causing agents. Availability of flavour variants and attractive designs are adding to allure of devices and […]

Intensified Mission Indradhanush

Mission Indradhanush was launched in 2014 to achieve full immunisation coverage for all children and pregnant women at a rapid pace. Intensified Mission Indradhanush (IMI) was launched from Vadnagar in 2017 and its second version (2.0) 2.0 is going to be launched from Dec 2, 2019. Through IMI, Government aims to reach each and every […]

Universal Immunization Programme

Universal Immunization Programme was launched in 1985. The program now consists of vaccination for 12 diseases: tuberculosis diphtheria pertussis (whooping cough) tetanus poliomyelitis measles Hepatitis B diarrhoea Japanese Encephalitis Rubella Pneumonia( Heamophilus Influenza Type B) Pneumococcal diseases (Pneumococcal Pneumonia and Meningitis) The Indradhanush mission, launched in 2014, is to fast track the universal immunization programme. […]

Oxytocin ban

xytocin has also been dubbed the hug hormone, cuddle chemical, moral molecule, and the bliss hormone due to its effects on behavior, including its role in love and in female reproductive biological functions in reproduction. Oxytocin is a hormone that is made in the brain, in the hypothalamus. It is transported to, and secreted by, […]