Tag Archives: general awareness

General Awareness is one of the major topic in the competitive exams. GA covers all the day to day activities in the field of Sports, Scientific advancement, Politics and Economy, and so on. This section of Tut2learn provides constructive source for all GA related ideas. Further it covers all the previous year Q&A of UPSC, SSC, TNPSC , IBPS, CBI, UGC/CSIR-NET, SET examinations.

Indus takes 2nd spot in smartphone OS market

Indus a Mumbai-based creator of the world’s first regional smartphone Operating System, has put aside Apple and Microsoft to take the second spot. The OS had a 5.6% share in the total smartphone market for the period between Jan-Mar. The OS is ahead of Apple’s iOS at fifth position with 2.5% share. Microsoft’s windows and


INS Viraat needs a home after retirement

A war hero and symbol of Indian Naval Prowess, INS Viraat is nation’s pride. The aircraft carrier is due for decommissioning and though MoD had written to several maritime states to take over the ship and convert it to museum, no one has turned up with a feasible plan. Reportedly, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister had


Cellular Operators ask for ban internet voice calling apps

Mobile operators body COAI has requested DoT to take proactive steps to stop calls through apps. In a letter to Telecom Secretary Js Deepak, COAI has said that connecting Internet calls with networks using numbers assigned for mobile or landline phones violated current interconnection rules and causes loss to terminating operator and exchequer. To get


Bio-signature gases to fasten search for alien life

Scientist have developed a new approach to fasten their search for alien life by making a complete list of bio-signature gases emitted by life forms. Space telescopes can detect such gases in distant exoplanets. However, these gases may vary in composition that those found on Earth. As a start, researchers have launched a massive search


Mosquito borne Zika Virus stopped by bacteria

A new study by Brazilian researches suggest injecting mosquitoes with a strain of bacteria known as Wolbachia, has curbed their ability to transmit Zika virus.  This biological method of blocking transmission of the deadly virus has raised hopes. The bacteria has already been released in many countries including Australia, Brazil, Indonesia and Vietnam to prevent


Germany offers next generation submarines

Germany has offered India its advanced Submarine, HDW 214, which has remarkable underwater endurance, in a government-to-government deal. The offer comes to address India’s requirement of 6 new vessels, which will be made in India at Rs 6000 crore. Russian and French submarines too are competing for the deal. The firm that manufactures the boats


6.3 million Litre of drinkable seawater produced in a day

In a breakthrough, scientists have successfully produced 6.3 million litres of water in a day from sea water, at a plant at Tamil Nadu’s Kalpakkam, built by scientists of BARC. This provides a possible solution to survive the drought. They have devised a way to make 6.3 million litres of potable water on a daily


China is home to world’s longest insect

Scientists say they have discovered world’s longest insect in south China. The creature, name Phryganistria chinesis Zhao, which measures 62 centimetres, breaks the record held by a 56.7 cm stick insect found in Malaysia in 2008. Zhao Li, from the Insect Museum of West China, discovered the insect, which he first thought to be a


Google Doodle celebrates Sigmund Freud’s birth anniversary

Austrian neurologist, Sigmund Freud is credited for the creation of psychoanalysis, which is a clinical method for treating psychopathology through dialogue between a patient and a psychoanalyst. On the occasion of his 160th birth anniversary, Google has created a doodle paying tribute to one of the Frued’s most celebrated theories-thee iceberg theory. To get latest current


Windows 10 free upgrade will end on July 29

Microsoft said that the free promotion of Window 10 will end on July 29. The company had released Windows 10 as a free update to Windows 7 and 8.1 on July 29, 2015. Post the deadline, the full version of Windows 10 will cost Rs 7923 though it may come pre-installed in a new machine.


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