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Science and Technology Current Affairs-July 18, 2024

One-liner Questions

  1. What is the projected value of the Indian fintech industry by 2029?
  2. Who is the non-executive chairman and independent director of the National Payments Corporation of India?
  3. What does Archana Vohra say about UPI?
  4. Which protein has scientists identified that can prevent the development of Parkinson’s disease?
  5. How many people globally are affected by Parkinson’s disease?
  6. What are the characteristics of Parkinson’s disease?
  7. What is one of the reasons for Parkinson’s disease?
  8. What did the team find in the study published in npj Parkinson’s Disease?
  9. Where has Dr. Scott A. Waldman and his team been studying the gut receptor protein GUCY2C?
  10. By what percentage did the Indian smartphone market grow in the April-June quarter?
  11. Which company reclaimed the top spot in the Indian smartphone market?
  12. How many units did Xiaomi ship to capture an 18% market share?
  13. Which company followed Xiaomi in the Indian smartphone market?
  14. How many units did Samsung ship in the April-June quarter?
  15. What are the ranks of realme and OPPO in the Indian smartphone market?
  16. What did researchers from IIT Mandi conduct a Life Cycle Assessment on?
  17. Where was the study on solar cell technologies published?
  18. What initiative drove India’s significant strides in clean energy from 2010 to 2020?
  19. What is the post-COP-26 focus regarding solar manufacturing in India?
  20. Who predicted the end of the bull market scenario in Indian equity indices?
  21. What reforms were implemented by the BJP-led central government in the last 10 years?
  22. Where did External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar launch the first overseas Jan Aushadhi Kendra?
  23. Who did S. Jaishankar hold extensive discussions with during his visit to Mauritius?
  24. What novel technique did the hematopoietic cell transplant team at Osaka Metropolitan University develop?
  25. What did the precise immunological study demonstrate about the novel medicine for AML patients?
  26. What did a study reveal about the success rates of freezing eggs compared to normal IVF?
  27. What was the overall live birth rate per embryo transfer found in the egg freezing study?
  28. What did Elon Musk advocate for to confront the climate change crisis?
  29. What amount did French drug major Sanofi Healthcare India announce to invest in its Global Capacity Centre in Hyderabad?
  30. How many jobs does Sanofi plan to create by 2026 at its Hyderabad GCC?
  31. How many employees will the Hyderabad GCC host over the next two years?
  32. When was Sanofi’s GCC in Hyderabad set up?


  1. The Indian fintech industry is projected to reach $420 billion by 2029.
  2. Ajay Kumar Choudhary is the non-executive chairman and independent director of the National Payments Corporation of India.
  3. Archana Vohra says the UPI is an infinite amount of work to ensure digital payments are easily accessible.
  4. Scientists have identified the gut protein GUCY2C that can prevent the development of Parkinson’s disease.
  5. Nearly 10 million people globally are affected by Parkinson’s disease.
  6. Parkinson’s is characterized by rigidity of muscle and tremors due to loss of dopamine in the brain.
  7. One of the reasons for Parkinson’s disease is toxin exposure.
  8. The team found that gut receptor protein GUCY2C could prevent PD by protecting the brain from damage.
  9. Dr. Scott A. Waldman and his team at Thomas Jefferson University have been studying GUCY2C.
  10. The Indian smartphone market grew by 1% in the April-June quarter.
  11. Xiaomi reclaimed the top spot in the Indian smartphone market.
  12. Xiaomi shipped 6.7 million units to capture an 18% market share.
  13. Vivo closely followed Xiaomi in the Indian smartphone market.
  14. Samsung shipped 6.1 million units in the April-June quarter.
  15. realme and OPPO ranked fourth and fifth, respectively, in the Indian smartphone market.
  16. Researchers from IIT Mandi conducted a Life Cycle Assessment on five solar cell technologies.
  17. The study on solar cell technologies was published in the Journal of Environmental Management.
  18. The Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission drove India’s significant strides in clean energy from 2010 to 2020.
  19. The post-COP-26 focus in India is on green solar manufacturing to enhance supply chain reliability, energy security, and decarbonisation.
  20. Chris Wood, Global Equity Strategist at Jefferies, predicted the end of the bull market scenario in Indian equity indices.
  21. The BJP-led central government implemented several structural reforms in the last 10 years.
  22. External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar launched the first overseas Jan Aushadhi Kendra in Mauritius.
  23. S. Jaishankar held extensive discussions with PM Pravind Jugnauth during his visit to Mauritius.
  24. The hematopoietic cell transplant team at Osaka Metropolitan University developed a novel technique based on a new drug combination for AML patients.
  25. The precise immunological study demonstrated how a novel medicine increased anti-cancer activity via altering immune cells.
  26. The study revealed that the success rates of freezing eggs are comparable to those obtained by normal IVF.
  27. The overall live birth rate per embryo transfer found in the egg freezing study was 26%.
  28. Elon Musk advocated for a carbon dioxide tax to confront the climate change crisis.
  29. French drug major Sanofi Healthcare India announced plans to invest about Rs 3,600 crore in its Global Capacity Centre in Hyderabad.
  30. Sanofi plans to create 1,600 more jobs by 2026 at its Hyderabad GCC.
  31. The Hyderabad GCC will host approximately 2,600 employees over the next two years.
  32. Sanofi’s GCC in Hyderabad was set up in 2019.

Science and Technology Current Affairs- June 27, 2024


  1. What memorandum of understanding did Chandigarh University and Bajaj Auto Ltd sign?
  2. What is the purpose of the Bajaj Engineering Skill Training (BEST) Centre of Excellence at Chandigarh University?
  3. What is a major reason for infection from a brain-eating amoeba in Kerala?
  4. What is Amoebic encephalitis, and what causes it?
  5. Who was Dakshina, and what infection claimed her life?
  6. What happened to a five-year-old girl from Kannur in May?
  7. How much did the digital lending market in India grow from FY19 to FY23?
  8. What was the growth rate of digital transactions in India from FY19 to FY23?
  9. What did Madhur Singhal say about the fintech startups in India?
  10. What initiative has India taken the lead in, according to Vinod K. Paul?
  11. What milestone did Sensex and Nifty surpass for the first time?
  12. Which sectors saw heavy buying, and which sectors were laggards in the market?
  13. What new feature did Google announce for Google Translate?
  14. How many new languages did Google add to Google Translate, and what percentage of the world’s population do they represent?
  15. What is zero-shot machine translation, and how did Google use it in 2022?
  16. What is Google’s 1,000 languages initiative?
  17. What is unique about Punjabi (Shahmukhi) and Tok Pisin among the new languages added to Google Translate?
  18. What did President Droupadi Murmu say about the upcoming Union Budget?
  19. What economic rank did India rise to in the past ten years, according to President Murmu?
  20. What average growth rate did India achieve from 2021 to 2024?


  1. Chandigarh University and Bajaj Auto Ltd signed a memorandum of understanding for a six-month skill development residential programme.
  2. The purpose of the BEST Centre of Excellence at Chandigarh University is to bring the academy closer to the industry with a four-stage programme prepared by Bajaj Auto.
  3. Exposure to contaminated water is a major reason for infection from a brain-eating amoeba in Kerala.
  4. Amoebic encephalitis is a rare but fatal central nervous system infection caused by free-living amoebae, Naegleria fowleri amoeba.
  5. Dakshina was a 13-year-old girl from Kannur who died from Amoebic encephalitis.
  6. In May, a five-year-old girl from Kannur succumbed to Amoebic encephalitis.
  7. The digital lending market in India grew at a 33% CAGR from FY19 to FY23, reaching Rs 2,905 thousand crore in FY23 from Rs 913 thousand crore in FY19.
  8. Digital transactions surged by 44% year-on-year, from Rs 46,616 crore to Rs 92,267 crore.
  9. Madhur Singhal said that India is witnessing a boom in fintech startups, providing overall growth opportunities despite various challenges.
  10. India has taken the lead in ensuring One Health goals, according to Vinod K. Paul.
  11. Sensex and Nifty surpassed the 79,000 and 24,000 levels, respectively.
  12. Heavy buying was seen in the IT, oil and gas, and FMCG sectors, while PSU banks, pharma, media, and realty sectors were laggards.
  13. Google announced the addition of 110 new languages to Google Translate using artificial intelligence.
  14. The 110 new languages added to Google Translate represent more than 614 million speakers, about 8% of the world’s population.
  15. Zero-shot machine translation is when a machine learning model learns to translate into another language without ever seeing an example; Google added 24 new languages using this method in 2022.
  16. Google’s 1,000 languages initiative is a commitment to build AI models that support the 1,000 most spoken languages around the world.
  17. Punjabi (Shahmukhi) is written in the Perso-Arabic script and is the most spoken language in Pakistan, while Tok Pisin is an English-based creole and the lingua franca of Papua New Guinea.
  18. President Droupadi Murmu said the upcoming Union Budget would be an effective document of the government’s far-reaching policies and futuristic vision.
  19. India rose to become the fifth largest economy from the 11th ranked one in the past ten years.
  20. India achieved an average growth rate of 8% annually from 2021 to 2024.

Science and Technology Current Affairs- June 20, 2024

One-Liner Questions:

  1. Who leads Ola Electric?
  2. What significant milestone has Ola Electric achieved?
  3. What does Ola Electric’s IPO consist of?
  4. What is the global rank of India’s deeptech ecosystem?
  5. How many deeptech startups were established in India last year?
  6. What percentage of deeptech startups focused on AI in 2023?
  7. Name some areas where emerging deeptech startups are focusing.
  8. How much funding did Indian tech startups raise in the first half of this year?
  9. Which city led in total funds raised in India?
  10. What disease detection might AI soon improve?
  11. What types of cancer can the new AI model identify?
  12. Which platform partnered with Invest India to promote financial literacy?
  13. How much fine does Binance need to pay to restart operations in India?
  14. What is the predicted growth of India’s wealth over the next 50 years?


  1. Bhavish Aggarwal leads Ola Electric.
  2. Ola Electric has received the go-ahead for its IPO, marking the first IPO by an EV startup in the country.
  3. Ola Electric’s IPO consists of a fresh issue of Rs 5,500 crore and an offer-for-sale of 9.51 crore equity shares.
  4. India ranks sixth among the top nine deeptech ecosystems globally.
  5. Over 480 deeptech startups were established in India last year.
  6. 74 percent of the deeptech startups established in 2023 focused on AI.
  7. Emerging deeptech startups are focusing on healthtech, sustainability, AI, and space-tech, among other areas.
  8. Indian tech startups raised $4.1 billion in the first half of this year.
  9. Bengaluru led in total funds raised.
  10. AI might soon improve the detection and diagnosis of cancer.
  11. The AI model can identify 13 different types of cancer, including breast, liver, lung, and prostate cancers.
  12. BharatPe partnered with Invest India to promote financial literacy.
  13. Binance needs to pay Rs 18.82 crore fine to restart operations in India.
  14. India’s wealth is predicted to increase 1,000 percent, or 10 times, over the next 50 years.

Additional One-Liner Questions:

  1. How much did deeptech startups in India receive in funding last year?
  2. How many new “inventive deeptech firms” were launched in 2023?
  3. What increase in funding did Indian tech startups see in the first half of this year compared to the second half of 2023?
  4. How many IPOs did India witness in the first half of this year?
  5. Which month saw the highest monthly funding in the first half of 2024?
  6. What methodology did researchers use to train the AI for cancer detection?
  7. What specific biomarker did the AI analyze to detect cancer?
  8. How accurate is the AI in distinguishing cancerous from non-cancerous tissues?
  9. What initiative is BharatPe promoting in partnership with Invest India?
  10. What is the consequence of Binance’s violation of domestic anti-money laundering regulations in India?


  1. Deeptech startups in India received $850 million in funding last year.
  2. Over 100 new “inventive deeptech firms” that have developed intellectual property were launched in 2023.
  3. Indian tech startups saw a 4 percent increase in funding in the first half of this year compared to the second half of 2023.
  4. India witnessed 17 IPOs in the first half of this year.
  5. April saw the highest monthly funding with $862 million in the first half of 2024.
  6. The researchers used a combination of machine and deep learning to train the AI.
  7. The AI analyzed “DNA methylation” patterns to detect cancer.
  8. The AI can identify cancerous from non-cancerous tissues with 98.2 percent accuracy.
  9. BharatPe is promoting digital financial inclusion and financial literacy among One District One Product (ODOP) producers and sellers.
  10. Binance is required to pay an Rs 18.82 crore fine to restart operations in India due to its violation.

Science and Technology Current Affairs- May 5, 2024

One-Liner Questions

  1. How much funding did startups in India raise this week?
  2. How many growth-stage deals were made in the domestic startup ecosystem recently?
  3. What amount did PharmEasy raise recently?
  4. Who led the funding round for PharmEasy?
  5. How much funding did Kinara Capital secure?
  6. From whom did Kinara Capital receive its funding?
  7. What was the US government’s recent decision regarding electric vehicles (EV)?
  8. What did Seoul’s Industry Minister comment on the US tax credits for EVs?
  9. When will the UN-based educational robotics championship take place in India?
  10. Who are the organizers of the UN-based educational robotics championship in India?
  11. What focus area will the robotics event target?
  12. What percentage of companies in India are working on better execution of SDGs?
  13. What was the event organized by the CSC Academy and Indian ESG Network about?
  14. What did Ola Krutrim announce regarding its cloud platform?
  15. What is the Krutrim AI assistant app built on?
  16. What did Zerodha’s CEO Nithin Kamath comment about karma?
  17. What lifestyle factors are contributing to early onset of several cancers?
  18. How many reports did Meta receive in India via the grievance mechanism in March?
  19. What issue dominated the reports received by Meta?
  20. What is being planned by Adani Ports in the Philippines?
  21. What novel product have Italian researchers developed for burn wounds?
  22. What transformation has occurred in India’s IT and technology landscape over the last decade?
  23. What infections can E. coli bacteria cause in healthy people?
  24. What new feature did Elon Musk announce to combat deepfakes?
  25. How many tech sector employees have been laid off globally this year?
  26. What new tool are J&K Police using to monitor criminals?
  27. Did Byju’s pay full salaries for April to all its employees?
  28. What invitation did Zomato’s CEO extend to ex-restaurateurs?
  29. How many accounts did WhatsApp ban in India in March?
  30. What was the total number of complaint reports received by WhatsApp in India in March?


  1. More than $340 million.
  2. Nine.
  3. $216 million.
  4. Manipal Education and Medical Group (MEMG).
  5. $24.4 million.
  6. Impact Investment Exchange (IIX) and BlueOrchard Microfinance Fund.
  7. Extend tax credits for EVs containing Chinese graphite until the end of 2026.
  8. It reflected the South Korean companies’ position on the graphite issue.
  9. October this year.
  10. The Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IIT Delhi) and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU).
  11. Robotic solutions for disaster management.
  12. Two-thirds.
  13. To promote Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) awareness.
  14. To open up its cloud platform to enterprises, researchers, and developers.
  15. The company’s own large-language model (LLM).
  16. Dealing with “unsolicited calls” by telemarketing companies.
  17. Obesity, poor diet, and physical inactivity.
  18. More than 27,000.
  19. Fake profiles pretending to be genuine users.
  20. Invest in Bataan for its port development plan.
  21. A bandage made from biodegradable material loaded with vitamin C.
  22. A significant global impact.
  23. Urinary tract infections.
  24. Improved image matching to defeat deepfakes and shallowfakes.
  25. More than 80,000.
  26. GPS anklet trackers.
  27. Yes, except for the sales staff.
  28. To help build an online food delivery platform.
  29. More than 79 lakh.
  30. 12,782.

Additional One-Liner Questions

  1. Who reported on Seoul’s Industry Minister’s response to the US EV tax credit extension?
  2. What global initiative is the Robotics for Good Youth Challenge part of?
  3. Which company announced the launch of a mobile app along with opening its cloud platform?
  4. What are the health risks associated with poor cardiorespiratory fitness?
  5. Which Philippine island is Bataan located on?
  6. What materials make up the novel bandage developed by Italian researchers?
  7. Who made comments regarding the transformation of India’s IT and technology landscape?
  8. What symptoms are associated with E. coli-caused UTIs in women?
  9. How many tech companies have conducted layoffs this year, according to
  10. What specific action did J&K Police take with criminals on bail in Kupwara district?
  11. What was unique about Byju’s salary payments for April?
  12. What specific challenge is WhatsApp addressing with its account bans?
  13. How many tech jobs were lost in 2022 and 2023 combined?

Additional Answers

  1. Yonhap news agency.
  2. AI for Good, the UN platform on artificial intelligence.
  3. Ola Krutrim.
  4. It can help gauge health status, understand the risk of underlying disease, and predict mortality.
  5. Luzon.
  6. Zein (protein from maize), pectin (sugar from fruit peel), and soy lecithin.
  7. Manish Prasad, President and Managing Director for SAP Indian Subcontinent.
  8. Pelvic pain, increased urge to urinate, pain with urination, and blood in the urine.
  9. 279 tech companies.
  10. They used GPS tracker anklets.
  11. All functions except sales staff received full salary despite the company facing a liquidity crisis.
  12. The company is complying with the IT (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021.
  13. More than 425,000.

Science and Technology Current Affairs- April 23, 2024


  1. Who said local manufacturing received a thrust from the ‘Make in India’ initiative?
  2. What did Elon Musk criticize Australia for?
  3. What does Apple’s new campaign in India demonstrate about the iPhone 15?
  4. When did Apple launch its iPhone 15 campaign in India?
  5. What partnership did Cognizant and Microsoft announce?
  6. What new operations did Ola launch at Maharishi Valmiki International Airport?
  7. What can AI models from tech giants predict about major storms?
  8. How much did Accacia raise in its pre-Series A round?
  9. Who praised India for its performance in the QS University Rankings?
  10. What did Dr. V. Mohan criticize about a multivitamin brand?
  11. What breakthrough did CMFRI achieve?
  12. What did Infosys founder Narayana Murthy say about entrepreneurship?
  13. How much did travel searches for Ayodhya increase in 2023?
  14. What kind of growth did BlackSoil report in FY24?
  15. Who is the new CEO of Setu?
  16. What did a study reveal about the diets of preschool kids in the US?
  17. What collaboration did IIT Kanpur and NATRAX announce?
  18. What partnership did HP announce to support ‘Make in India’?
  19. What MoU did Minus Zero sign with IIIT-Hyderabad?


  1. Union Railways and IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw.
  2. Attempts to ban footage of a Sydney church stabbing on his social media platform.
  3. The durability of the iPhone 15.
  4. During the IPL cricket season.
  5. An expanded partnership to make Microsoft’s generative AI and Copilots available to millions.
  6. Cab operations.
  7. The path and intensity of major storms.
  8. $6.5 million.
  9. President of QS University Rankings Nunzio Quacquarelli.
  10. An advertisement claiming “8 in 10 Indians may be multivitamin deficient.”
  11. Seed production technology for ‘golden trevally’, a high-value marine fish.
  12. Entrepreneurship is a state of mind focused on creating a competitive advantage.
  13. 585 percent.
  14. A 40 percent growth in portfolio investment.
  15. Anand Raisinghani.
  16. One in eight parents requires their children to eat everything on their plate.
  17. A collaboration on Real Drive Emission (RDE) and Emission Norms.
  18. A partnership with INDO-MIM to mass produce metal 3DP parts.
  19. A memorandum to foster an autonomous driving research ecosystem in India.

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Additional Questions

  1. What campaign did Apple launch to test the durability of the iPhone 15 in India?
  2. What specific areas will the collaboration between Cognizant and Microsoft focus on?
  3. Who shared the news about Ola’s new operations on LinkedIn?
  4. What did the study published in npj Climate and Atmospheric Science claim about AI-based weather forecasts?
  5. Which firms participated in Accacia’s funding round?
  6. What subject rankings did India lead in growth according to QS?
  7. Which specific advertisement was Dr. V. Mohan critical of?
  8. What sustainable seafood practice is expected to benefit from CMFRI’s breakthrough?
  9. What key message did Narayana Murthy share about entrepreneurship at the Day Zero 2024 event?
  10. By what percentage did searches for Ujjain increase in 2023 compared to 2022?
  11. What new role did Anand Raisinghani assume at Setu?
  12. What dietary comparison did the University of Michigan study make regarding American and Mediterranean diets?

Additional Answers

  1. The “Relax, it’s iPhone” campaign.
  2. Transforming enterprise business operations, enhancing employee experiences, and accelerating cross-industry innovation.
  3. Bhavish Aggarwal, founder of Ola.
  4. Machine learning-based forecasts can deliver similar accuracy to traditional methods faster, cheaper, and with less computational power.
  5. Illuminate Financial and Southeast Asia-based AC Ventures, along with continued support from Accel and B Capital.
  6. In the QS subject rankings performance growth.
  7. The multivitamin deficiency advertisement by Centrum.
  8. Mariculture activities, including sea cage farming.
  9. It’s about doing things faster and creating a competitive advantage.
  10. 359 percent.
  11. CEO.
  12. The study indicated that only one in three parents believe the standard American diet is healthy, whereas half consider the Mediterranean diet to be higher in nutritional value.

Science and Technology Current Affairs- April 3, 2024


  1. Which global technology brand launched a new AI Eraser image editing feature for its smartphones?
  2. Which OnePlus devices will the AI Eraser feature be rolled out to?
  3. What has been the cornerstone of human progress and innovation according to the article?
  4. What is the new era’s harbinger of communication revolution mentioned?
  5. Which organization warned of multiple vulnerabilities in Android and Mozilla Firefox?
  6. Which Android and Mozilla Firefox versions are affected by the vulnerabilities?
  7. Who announced their departure from Swiggy Instamart?
  8. How long was Karan Arora with Swiggy Instamart?
  9. Which company’s plants were evacuated after a 7.3-magnitude earthquake in Taiwan?
  10. How many people were reported killed by the earthquake in Taiwan?
  11. What association did researchers find related to cardiovascular disease risk?
  12. What percentage of Asian Indian adults reported suboptimal sleep?
  13. Which companies tested a new internet technology to improve home broadband?
  14. What was the latency reduced to with an ethernet cable in the Vodafone and Nokia test?
  15. What percentage of sales does Samsung India expect AI-powered appliances to contribute by 2025?
  16. What was Apple’s response to unlocking Delhi Chief Minister’s iPhone?
  17. Which car company overtook Mercedes-Benz in South Korea as the second-largest seller of imported vehicles?
  18. How many newly registered imported cars were there in South Korea last month?
  19. What did the Union Ministry of Health say about the claims of a significant hike in medicine prices?
  20. How much is the minuscule increase in medicine prices for some drugs according to the ministry?
  21. What was the year-on-year growth rate of UPI transactions in the second half of last year?
  22. Which company announced an expanded partnership with Google Cloud?
  23. Which country is leading in enterprise AI transactions in the APAC region?
  24. How many states in India have more women than men electors for the 2024 elections?
  25. What is the largest-ever budget South Korea plans to draw up for next year?
  26. When were telemedicine services extended to all hospitals in South Korea?
  27. How long have major hospitals in South Korea faced disruptions due to a mass walkout by junior doctors?
  28. What is the highest share of women electors in the last two decades for the 2024 elections?
  29. What percentage increase in UPI transaction value was observed?
  30. What did researchers say about the direct cause of cardiovascular disease risk factors?


  1. OnePlus.
  2. OnePlus 12, OnePlus 12R, OnePlus 11, OnePlus Open, and OnePlus Nord CE 4.
  3. Communication.
  4. Artificial intelligence (AI).
  5. The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In).
  6. ‘Android 12, 12L, 13, 14’, and ‘Mozilla Firefox versions prior to 124.0.1 and Mozilla Firefox ESR versions before 115.9.1’.
  7. Karan Arora.
  8. 3.5 years.
  9. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC).
  10. At least nine people.
  11. An association between unemployment, lack of insurance, or education beyond high school and an increased risk of cardiovascular disease.
  12. 20%.
  13. Vodafone and Nokia.
  14. 1.05 milliseconds (0.00105 seconds).
  15. 70%.
  16. Apple has a policy not to provide the passcode of a locked iOS device.
  17. Tesla.
  18. 25,263 units.
  19. The reports are “false, misleading and malicious”.
  20. Rs 0.01 (one paisa).
  21. 56%.
  22. HCLTech.
  23. India.
  24. Eleven states.
  25. Its largest-ever.
  26. Since February 23.
  27. More than six weeks.
  28. 48.6%.
  29. 44%.
  30. An association does not mean a direct cause.

Additional Questions

  1. What was the primary purpose behind the development of the AI Eraser feature by OnePlus?
  2. Which organization falls under the Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology that issued a warning about vulnerabilities?
  3. How did the earthquake in Taiwan impact the semiconductor and display plants?
  4. What significant effect did the earthquake have on the tech industry in Taiwan?
  5. In the study mentioned, what were the major risk factors for heart disease among Asian Indian adults?
  6. What was the primary goal of the new internet technology tested by Vodafone and Nokia?
  7. How does Samsung India view the future of AI-powered appliances in terms of sales?
  8. What was unusual about Apple’s response to the request for unlocking an iPhone?
  9. What achievement did Tesla reach in South Korea’s imported vehicle market?
  10. What clarification did the Union Ministry of Health provide regarding the hike in medicine prices?
  11. What does the growth in UPI transactions indicate about the trend in digital payments?
  12. What is the focus of HCLTech’s expanded partnership with Google Cloud?
  13. How does India’s position in enterprise AI transactions reflect its technological advancement?
  14. What does the significant number of women electors in certain states imply about gender representation?
  15. What strategy is the South Korean government employing to address public health service disruptions?
  16. What challenge is represented by the mass walkout of junior doctors in South Korea?
  17. What does the increase in UPI transaction value signify for the economy?
  18. How does the association between social determinants of health and cardiovascular disease risk factors inform public health policy?
  19. What new internet technology could significantly improve latency in home broadband?
  20. How is the study on Asian Americans relevant to understanding health disparities?

Additional Answers

  1. To enhance photo editing capabilities on smartphones by removing unwanted elements from images.
  2. The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In).
  3. They were evacuated as a precautionary measure to ensure the safety of employees and minimize damage.
  4. It prompted tech companies to assess the earthquake’s impact on their operations and supply chains.
  5. Suboptimal sleep and insufficient physical activity.
  6. To significantly reduce latency for a better user experience during gaming and video calls.
  7. AI-powered appliances are expected to revolutionize the smart home experience and dominate sales.
  8. Apple indicated that it does not compromise the security of its devices by unlocking them without proper authorization.
  9. It became the second-largest seller of imported vehicles, surpassing Mercedes-Benz for the first time.
  10. The ministry debunked claims of a significant hike, stating that the increase for some medicines would be minimal.
  11. The surge in transactions showcases a growing reliance on and confidence in digital payment platforms.
  12. To leverage Google Cloud’s Gemini AI model for creating industry solutions and enhancing business value.
  13. It showcases India’s proactive use of AI and ML technologies, positioning it as a leader in the region.
  14. It signifies progress towards gender equality and increased political engagement among women.
  15. By extending telemedicine services to community health centres, offering remote clinical services to mitigate the impact.
  16. It highlights the strain on healthcare services and the need for resolutions to healthcare staffing issues.
  17. It reflects an increasing trust and wider adoption of digital financial services, contributing to the digital economy’s growth.
  18. It emphasizes the importance of addressing social and economic factors in health outcomes and disease prevention strategies.
  19. The new technology tested by Vodafone and Nokia could dramatically improve home broadband experience by reducing latency.
  20. It highlights the importance of considering social determinants in health research and policy to address disparities effectively.

Science and Technology Current Affairs- March 7, 2024


  1. Who is the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX who proposed a name change for OpenAI?
  2. What was Elon Musk’s accusation against OpenAI and its CEO?
  3. What was OpenAI’s response to Musk’s lawsuit?
  4. What obligation do e-commerce platforms have according to the Delhi High Court?
  5. Who emphasized the importance of Kerala’s youth in India’s semiconductor transformation?
  6. Where will the regional center of the Bharat Semiconductor Research Centre be established?
  7. By how much has India’s bio-economy grown in the last decade?
  8. Which vaccine has India developed for the first time?
  9. What serious muscle disease can a specific gene identified by Swedish researchers prevent?
  10. What is the name of the gene found by the team at Umea University?
  11. How many semiconductor projects are expected to break ground in India soon?
  12. What is the purpose of the Frontier Technology Labs launched by AIM and Meta?
  13. How many Atal Tinkering Labs has AIM established to date?
  14. What is the Cyberknife radiosurgery known for in oncology?
  15. What average salary increase are employees in India expected to receive in 2024?
  16. What platform will the Union IT and Telecom Minister launch to empower digital governance?
  17. How much seed funding did Louisa AI secure?
  18. What is the projected value of the healthcare innovation market in India by 2028?
  19. Who was appointed as the President and Managing Director for SAP Indian Subcontinent?
  20. What joint research will NPCI and IISc conduct?
  21. How many EV charging points does Tata Power aim to establish in Maharashtra?
  22. What percentage of Indian employees believe their organizations will prepare them for AI and automation?
  23. What did Hyundai Motor and Kia showcase at the EV Trend Korea exhibition?
  24. How much funding did Rozana receive in its latest funding round?
  25. What amount did IDfy raise in its recent fundraising?
  26. What ocular symptoms have been linked to Covid infections?
  27. How much funding is B9 Beverages Ltd raising from Tiger Pacific Capital?


  1. Elon Musk.
  2. He alleged they breached their original contractual agreements around AI.
  3. OpenAI suggested Musk wanted them to merge with Tesla or wanted full control.
  4. To provide comprehensive seller details to consumers.
  5. Union Minister of State for Electronics and IT, Rajeev Chandrasekhar.
  6. At the Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST).
  7. From $10 billion in 2014 to over $130 billion in 2024.
  8. The first-ever DNA vaccine for Covid-19 and the first-ever vaccine for Human Papilloma Virus (HPV).
  9. Muscular dystrophies.
  10. fhl2b.
  11. Three new semiconductor projects worth $15.14 billion.
  12. To democratise future technologies and empower youth to innovate.
  13. 10,000 ATLs.
  14. It is a non-invasive, pain-free procedure that eliminates the risks associated with conventional surgery.
  15. 9.6%.
  16. NITI Aayog’s ‘NITI For States’ platform.
  17. $5 million.
  18. $60 billion.
  19. Manish Prasad.
  20. On blockchain and artificial intelligence (AI) technology.
  21. Over 1,000 charging points in Mumbai and plans for an additional 4,000 charging points across Maharashtra.
  22. 56%.
  23. The latest technologies involving their electric vehicles (EVs).
  24. $22.5 million.
  25. $27 million.
  26. Symptoms like dryness, redness, and itchy eyes, with conjunctivitis being the most common.
  27. $25 million.

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Additional Questions

  1. What initiative aims to ensure students across India have equal opportunities to engage with frontier technologies?
  2. What is the name of the non-invasive robotic radiosurgery system mentioned?
  3. What report predicts the average salary increase in India for 2024?
  4. Who will launch the ‘NITI For States’ platform for digital transformation of governance?
  5. Which platform secured seed funding to enhance technology for systematizing serendipity in professional settings?
  6. By what year is India’s healthcare innovation market expected to double its current value?
  7. Who succeeded Kulmeet Bawa at SAP Indian Subcontinent?
  8. What is the aim of the partnership between NPCI and IISc?
  9. How many green charging points does Tata Power currently have in Mumbai?
  10. What percentage of Indian employees are optimistic about learning skills for AI and automation adaptation?
  11. At which exhibition did Hyundai Motor and Kia showcase their EV technologies?
  12. Who led the latest funding round for rural e-commerce startup Rozana?
  13. How will the funds raised by IDfy be used?
  14. What common ocular symptom is associated with Covid infections according to a study?
  15. Who is the new investor in B9 Beverages Ltd’s funding round?

Additional Answers

  1. The Frontier Technology Labs (FTLs) initiative by AIM and Meta.
  2. The Cyberknife.
  3. The EY ‘Future of Pay 2024’ report.
  4. Union IT and Telecom Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw.
  5. Louisa AI.
  6. By 2028.
  7. Manish Prasad.
  8. To conduct joint research on blockchain and AI technology.
  9. Over 1,000 charging points.
  10. 56%.
  11. The EV Trend Korea exhibition.
  12. Bertelsmann India Investments (BII).
  13. For expansion plans and product development.
  14. Conjunctivitis.
  15. Tiger Pacific Capital.

Science and Technology Current Affairs- February 20, 2024

One-Liner Questions: Science and Technology Current Affairs

  1. Who did Prime Minister Narendra Modi meet at the UP Ground Breaking Ceremony 4.0?
  2. What features were showcased to PM Modi by J.B. Park?
  3. What company’s engineers contributed to the development of ‘Galaxy AI’?
  4. Which airline selected Thales’ in-flight entertainment solution?
  5. What will Thales upgrade for Air India’s fleet?
  6. When will Thales start the retrofitting process for Air India?
  7. Which institute conducted a study on indoor air pollution in rural kitchens?
  8. What traditional cooking practices were analyzed in the IIT Mandi study?
  9. How did a 28-year-old pregnant woman in the national capital defy medical odds?
  10. What condition was the pregnant woman suffering from?
  11. Which AI chatbot outperformed OpenAI’s ChatGPT according to a report?
  12. What proceedings did the European Commission open against TikTok?
  13. Where will Tamil Nadu set up a new Space Industrial and Propellant Park?
  14. What is the area size of the new Space Park in Tamil Nadu?
  15. What legal obligation was reiterated by the Indian government for internet platforms?
  16. What funding did US Vice President Kamala Harris announce for semiconductor production?
  17. When will pre-booking for Samsung’s Galaxy Book4 series start in India?
  18. How much GVA could GenAI potentially add to Indian financial services by 2030?
  19. How much revenue did Apple generate from iPhone sales in the past decade?
  20. What growth was observed in AI-related tokens after the launch of OpenAI’s Sora?
  21. What mission will Tamil Nadu establish to leverage AI?
  22. How much did NIIF commit to Amicus Capital?
  23. What does the NITI Aayog report recommend for senior care in India?
  24. For how many consecutive years has Samsung been the top player in the global TV market?
  25. What helpline is MCA collaborating with Meta to launch in India?
  26. Which company did Veira partner with for its TV operating system?
  27. What is the potential benefit of risk-reducing mastectomies for women with BRCA1 or BRCA2?

One-Liner Answers to Questions: Science and Technology Current Affairs

  1. J.B. Park, President and CEO, Samsung Southwest Asia.
  2. ‘Galaxy AI’ features.
  3. Samsung engineers.
  4. Air India.
  5. Its current fleet of 40 Boeing 777s and 787s.
  6. Starting in 2024 and continuing through 2025.
  7. Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Mandi.
  8. Cooking using firewood and mixed biomass.
  9. She delivered a healthy baby and walked again.
  10. Spinal tuberculosis and paralysis.
  11. Google’s AI chatbot Gemini.
  12. Breaches of the Digital Services Act.
  13. Near Thoothukudi District.
  14. 2,000 acres.
  15. Preventing misinformation or deepfakes on their platforms.
  16. $1.5 billion to semiconductor company GlobalFoundries.
  17. Starting February 20.
  18. $66-$80 billion.
  19. $1.65 trillion.
  20. Significant growth in AI-related tokens.
  21. An Artificial Intelligence (AI) Mission.
  22. Rs 207 crore ($25 million).
  23. Prioritizing technology and AI for senior care.
  24. 18th consecutive year.
  25. A dedicated fact-checking helpline on WhatsApp.
  26. Samsung, for its Tizen OS.
  27. Reduce the risk of breast cancer diagnosis and lower the probability of death.

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Science and Technology Current Affairs- February 1, 2024

One-Liner Questions: Science and Technology Current Affairs

  1. How many respondents were there in the 2023 H2 physician survey?
  2. What is a common deficit observed in people with long Covid?
  3. What milestone was recently achieved by the fourth 1,000 MW nuclear power plant at Kudankulam?
  4. What was the percentage drop in full-time employee hiring last year?
  5. What content is prevalent in internet search engines that raises concerns, according to a report?
  6. How can sleep patterns affect the risk of stroke and dementia?
  7. What was the growth of Meta’s X rival Threads in December last year?
  8. What job cuts are anticipated at Wipro?
  9. What US bill is proposed regarding AI-generated explicit images?
  10. How did India’s smartphone shipments fare in 2023?
  11. What medical procedure was recently carried out in Gurugram?
  12. How does exposure to common cold coronaviruses impact T cells’ fight against Covid-19?
  13. What criticism did Spotify’s CEO have for Apple’s proposed App Store changes?
  14. What announcement did Fossil Group make regarding its smartwatches?
  15. What legislative proposal did the White House pitch related to AI-generated deepfakes?
  16. What did Russian hackers target in addition to Microsoft’s corporate email accounts?

Answers: Science and Technology Current Affairs

  1. The 2023 H2 physician survey included 682 respondents.
  2. A common deficit in people with long Covid is generalized cognitive slowing.
  3. The installation of the reactor vessel marked a major milestone for the Kudankulam plant.
  4. Full-time employee hiring dropped by 17.23% last year.
  5. Search engines contain content that glorifies or celebrates self-injury, posing risks.
  6. Both too much or too little sleep is linked to brain changes increasing stroke and dementia risk.
  7. Meta’s X rival Threads’ downloads tripled in December, placing it in the top 10 most downloaded apps.
  8. Wipro is likely to cut hundreds of mid-level jobs.
  9. The DEFIANCE Act would let victims sue over digitally faked sexual images.
  10. India’s smartphone shipments remained flat at 152 million units in 2023.
  11. Doctors removed a 4.5 kg tumour from a woman’s breast in Gurugram.
  12. Exposure to common cold coronaviruses can train T cells to fight SARS-CoV-2.
  13. Daniel Ek criticized Apple’s App Store changes as “vague and misleading”.
  14. Fossil Group announced it will stop making smartwatches.
  15. The White House proposed legislation to protect against AI-generated deepfakes.
  16. Russian hackers targeted other organizations in addition to Microsoft’s corporate email accounts.

Science and Technology Current Affairs- November 15, 2023

Questions on Science and Technology Current Affairs

  1. How much did NR Narayana Murthy suggest spending annually to train STEM teachers in India?
  2. What was the proposed spending for creating institutions to train teachers over the next two decades?
  3. How many retired teachers did Murthy suggest inviting for training programs?
  4. For which categories were the Infosys Prize 2023 awarded?
  5. What new partnership has Amazon formed with the parent company of Snapchat?
  6. What feature is Meta introducing to link Facebook and Instagram accounts to Amazon?
  7. What sleep behaviors have been linked to elevated blood pressure and cardiovascular disease?
  8. How many apps and games did Apple select for the App Store Awards 2023?
  9. What diet was found beneficial for women experiencing postmenopausal vasomotor symptoms in a study?
  10. What product is Pakistan-based startup She-Guard developing?
  11. How does delaying umbilical cord clamping benefit premature babies?
  12. Which payment gateway recently integrated with Shopify?
  13. Has Tesla removed the clause suing Cybertruck buyers for reselling within the first year?
  14. What is the nature of layoffs reported at the US-based company Chewy?

Answers on Science and Technology Current Affairs

  1. $1 billion.
  2. $20 billion.
  3. 10,000.
  4. Engineering and Computer Science, Humanities, Life Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, Physical Sciences, and Social Sciences.
  5. A deal to allow users to buy products directly from advertisements on Snapchat.
  6. A feature to buy products by clicking on promotions in their feeds.
  7. Short sleep lengths, daytime napping, shift work, and long sleep lengths.
  8. Nearly 40 apps and games.
  9. A vegan diet rich in fruits, vegetables, grains, and beans.
  10. Biodegradable, plastic-free sanitary napkins made from banana crop waste.
  11. It reduces the risk of death by more than half.
  12. PhonePe Payment Gateway.
  13. Yes.
  14. Layoffs in HR, recruiting, data, and business intelligence divisions.

Science and Technology Current Affairs-October 31, 2023


  1. What did Dyson launch in India on Monday?
  2. At what discounted price can the ‘Dyson Purifier Cool Gen1’ be bought during the festive period?
  3. What was the executive order signed by US President Joe Biden related to?
  4. What solutions has Honeywell introduced for EV manufacturing and use?
  5. Which new audio speaker series did LG Electronics launch?
  6. Who did Lenskart acquire on Monday?
  7. What is the implication of mothers using fentanyl during pregnancy?
  8. What advice did Infosys founder Narayana Murthy give to youngsters in India?
  9. What have German researchers found regarding a protein in male mice?
  10. What change has Share.Market, a PhonePe product, introduced for onboarding?
  11. Which platforms are considered the worst for gig workers in India according to a recent report?
  12. How much worth of Apple products were stolen from the Apple Store last week?
  13. What did Japanese researchers achieve on the International Space Station?
  14. How have laptops influenced Indian students during the pandemic?
  15. What new features are available for ChatGPT Plus members in the latest beta?
  16. What announcement did Nazara Technologies make about its new game publishing division?


  1. Dyson launched a new air purifier at Rs 39,900 in India.
  2. It can be bought for Rs 32,900 (up to Rs 7,000 off) during the festive period.
  3. The order is related to managing the risks of AI and making America a global AI leader.
  4. Honeywell introduced lithium-ion battery safety sensors for EVs to detect potential battery fires.
  5. LG Electronics launched the ‘LG XBOOM’ audio speaker series.
  6. Lenskart acquired Tango Eye, an AI-based computer vision startup.
  7. Babies born to mothers who used fentanyl may have facial and musculoskeletal abnormalities.
  8. He advised youngsters to work 70 hours a week to boost the country’s overall productivity.
  9. They identified a protein whose loss resulted in male infertility among mice.
  10. Share.Market removed the onboarding charges of Rs 199.
  11. Ola, Porter, Uber, and Dunzo.
  12. About $100,000 worth of Apple products were stolen.
  13. They grew mouse embryos for the first time in space.
  14. Laptops have become an integral part of their lives, changing the course of learning.
  15. They can upload and analyze files, use modes like Browse with Bing without manually switching, and ask to modify images in one prompt.
  16. Nazara Technologies announced its new game publishing division that will launch games for the Indian and global markets.

Science and Technology Current Affairs- October 5, 2023

2023 Nobel Prize in Chemistry- Know Important Points

  1. The 2023 Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded for the discovery and synthesis of quantum dots.
  2. Winners include Moungi G. Bawendi (MIT), Louis E. Brus (Columbia University), and Alexei I. Ekimov (Nanocrystals Technology).
  3. Quantum dots are nanoparticles whose size determines their properties.
  4. Quantum dots are prevalent in TVs, LED lamps, and medical procedures like tumor removal.
  5. The prize money for the Nobel is 11 million Swedish kronor, shared equally among laureates.
  6. Quantum dots exhibit different colors based on their size.
  7. QLED technology in monitors and TVs uses quantum dots.
  8. Quantum dots help in mapping biological tissue in the medical field.
  9. The practical use of size-dependent quantum effects in nanoparticles was initially doubted.
  10. In the early 1980s, Ekimov achieved size-dependent quantum effects in colored glass.
  11. The color of Ekimov’s glass was influenced by nanoparticles of copper chloride and their size.
  12. Brus was the first to show size-dependent quantum effects in free-floating particles.
  13. Bawendi significantly improved the chemical production of quantum dots in 1993.
  14. The high-quality production of quantum dots by Bawendi made their application possible.

Science and Technology Current Affairs- Feb 11, 2023

Science and Technology Current Affairs play an important role in various competitive examinations.

To gain good marks, knowledge on Science and Technology Current Affairs is a must.

  1. According to a group of scientists, carbon emissions might be cut by 80%, or one-fifth, by the year 2050.
  • The University of Cambridge researchers discovered that one third of fertiliser emissions come from production operations, and the other two thirds occur after fertiliser is sprayed on fields.
  1. Fitbit, a Google-owned maker of wearable technology, has submitted a patent for a force-sensitive display that would allow blood pressure readings on smartwatches.
  • A force-sensitive screen with a photoplethysmography (PPG) sensor that, when squeezed, may measure your blood pressure is described in a Fitbit patent that was filed in the US.

3-A trial for a feature that could considerably improve and increase the use of the browser’s picture-in-picture functionality is included in the most recent beta version of Google Chrome.

  • According to The Verge, the tech giant is exploring going beyond merely playing videos and letting users to see almost any web material in a floating window that sits on top of all other windows.
  • Document Picture-in-Picture is a feature that has a range of applications.

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4-Google introduced picture-in-picture (PiP) functionality and the ability to pin several video feeds in its video conferencing app Meets last year.

  • Users may now view up to four video tiles at once in a meeting thanks to the new functionality, which shows in a floating window.

5-Using the new custom malware tool “Screenshotter,” a new hacker known as TA886 targets businesses in the US and Germany in order to spy on users and steal their data from affected computers.

  • According to BleepingComputer, the US-based security company Proofpoint initially identified the previously unidentified cluster of activity in October 2022.

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6-Google’s online service Drive for Android now allows users to annotate PDF documents with a finger or pen.

  • Users will be able to freely annotate files displayed in the Drive preview screen on Android smartphones using their finger or a stylus, according to 9to5Google.
  • Users of Android devices must launch the Google Drive app in order to use the PDF annotate capability.
  • Users must open the PDF they wish to annotate in order to access the preview mode.

7-As kids get ready for an even more technologically advanced future, Microsoft has unveiled new AI-powered classroom tools that will help pupils improve their speaking and math skills while also making teachers’ lives a little bit easier.

  • By “streamlining the process of developing, assessing, and analysing speaking and presentation assignments for students, groups, and classrooms,” Microsoft claims the new tool will help teachers save time.

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8-The second batch of the STEM Mentorship Programme, which aims to inspire high school females to pursue professions in STEM fields, was officially launched by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi.

  • The event was held on February 11, which is the 8th International Day for Women and Girls in Science.

9-A US study has found that two common wild plants have extracts that prevent the virus that causes Covid-19 from infecting live cells.

  • In studies in laboratory dishes, extracts from the rhizomes of the eagle fern (Pteridium aquilinum) and the blooms of tall goldenrod (Solidago altissima) individually prevented SARS-CoV-2 from infecting human cells.
  • Only trace amounts of the active chemicals are found in the plants.

10-According to reports, Google employees have criticised the company’s executives, in especially, CEO Sundar Pichai, for how they handled this week’s debut of ChatGPT rival “Bard,” calling it “rushed” and “botched.”

11-A study found that Microsoft’s AI chatbot ChatGPT may pass the United States Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE) with a score of 60 percent or higher when it provides responses that are internaly consistent and frequently insightful.


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12-The new King Charles III coronation emblem, created by former Apple Chief Designer Jony Ive, has been unveiled by the Royal Family of Britain.

  • “The brand-new Coronation logo has been revealed! The symbol will be used throughout the historic May activities, including parades, community events, and on official apparel “The Royal Family tweeted.

13- According to reports, Microsoft intends to show off its new Prometheus model to users of its essential productivity software, including Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

  • According to sources cited by The Verge, Microsoft will outline its productivity strategies for merging OpenAI’s language AI technology and its AI Model in the coming weeks.

14-An in-house social media tool called Slick purportedly posted user information, including that of children, online.

  • An internal Slick database with user complete names, mobile numbers, dates of birth, and profile images was “left exposed online without a password,” according to TechCrunch.

15-After the devastating earthquakes that struck western Syria and southern Turkey on February 6 and left thousands dead, NASA said on Saturday that it is working to share its aerial views and data from space to help relief and recovery workers as well as enhance its capacity to model and predict such events.

  • A group of researchers from the Earth Observatory of Singapore and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Southern California developed what is known as a damage proxy map for Turkey using images taken before and after the earthquake.
  • These maps show how the environment has altered by comparing radar photos taken before and after a specific occurrence.

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