Current Affair For Date “February 7, 2017”

World's smallest pacemaker unveiled

Date: February 07, 2017

The world’s smallest pacemaker, which is about as big as a large vitamin capsule and provides the most advanced pacing technology, has been successfully implanted in a patient in the US. The pacemaker is for patients with bradycardia, a condition characterised by a slow heart rate, usually fewer than 60 beats per minute. It is known as Micra Transcatheter Pacing System (TPS).

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Aditya ferry: A clean energy based initiative

Date: February 07, 2017

Vaikom, the land of Satyagraha is situated in the northwest of Kottayam district in Kerala created history again on 12th January 2017. The first solar-powered ferry in India named as Aditya started service between Vaikom and Thavanakkadavu, connecting Kottayam and Alappuzha districts. This Solar powered boat was built with the financial aid in the form of subsidy from the Union Ministry of New ...

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