SUPER BUG

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1. A Superbug is also referred to as an Antibiotic resistant organism.

2. Smartphone’s, ATM’s, Door handles etc are some of the common places were superbugs are found.

3. Recently a group of scientists have proposed a transparent coating for everyday items as potential solution to protect against Superbugs.

CORPAT

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CORPAT is a bilateral maritime exercise between India and Indonesia. Both countries have been carrying out maritime exercise twice a year since 2002. The CORPAT exercise between the two navies carries search and rescue operations, institutes measures for vessels indulged in unlawful activities as well as control pollution. The 26th edition of the CORPAT will be held in the Andaman Sea on October 17-18.

khongjam day

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1. Khongjam day marks the occasion of battle of Khongjam which was fought in the year 1891 between British and people of Manipur.
2. It is the last battle fought by the British on Indian soil.
3. With this battle Manipur became the last nation to come under British Empire.

group of scientists discovered a new species of a Macaque in Arunachal Pradesh

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Aside from humans (genus Homo), the macaques are the most widespread primate genus, ranging from Japan to the Indian subcontinent.

􀁸 Macaques, which are distant cousins of langurs and gibbons. Click here to know extensively about Macaque.

The White-Cheeked Macaque. —Photo Ranjan Kumar Das

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