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Climate action: Guterres hails Latin American and Caribbean leadership

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres

The UN chief on Wednesday commended the leadership of the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean on climate action. Newyork/New Delhi, 8 September 2021: UN Secretary-General António Guterres said he was counting on these nations to send a strong signal to the 26th UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) that …

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#Breaking: Top headlines of India today. The latest breaking news in India | 07 September 2021

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Key figures in the new Taliban government Mullah Hassan Akhund to lead Taliban’s interim govt, Abdul Ghani Baradar to be deputy. Mehbooba Mufti placed under house arrest; Says, the situation is far from normal in Kashmir Mehbooba Mufti says under house arrest: ‘This exposes fake claims of normalcy in Kashmir’. …

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#Breaking: Top headlines of India today. The latest breaking news in India | 06 September 2021

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IND vs ENG: Jasprit Bumrah Becomes Fastest Indian Pacer To 100 Test Wickets | Cricket News England vs India: Jasprit Bumrah reached 100 Test wickets in his 24th Test, thus becoming the fastest Indian pacer to reach the landmark. Farmer protests: Haryana suspends mobile internet services in 5 districts Karnal …

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24% of deaths are due to environmental pollution and other environmental risks

Climate Change

WHO and UN partners’ compendium of 500 actions  aims to reduce diseases from environmental factors and save lives Almost 25% of deaths worldwide could be prevented if the actions in the compendium were fully implemented New Delhi/Geneva 06th September 2021: WHO, UNDP, UNEP and UNICEF have partnered to create a …

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Indian Scientists develop devices to grow microorganisms in outer space

device to grow microorganisms in outer space

New Delhi, Sep 05, 2021: Researchers at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) and the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) have developed a special modular, self-contained device to carry out biological experiments in outer space using microorganisms.   In a study published in Acta Astronautica, the team showed how the device …

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Roman Catholics of India’s western coast genetically close to Gaud Saraswat Brahmins: Study

Research News

New Delhi, Aug 27: The west coast of India harbours a rich diversity of various ethnolinguistic human population groups. The Roman Catholic is one such distinct group, whose origin is much debated. Some historians and anthropologists relate them to the ancient group of Gaud Saraswat. Others believe they are members …

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#Breaking: Top headlines of India today. The latest breaking news in India | 24 August 2021

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US regulators give full approval to Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine The Food and Drug Administration announced that it has approved Pfizer and BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine for people 16 and older, making it the first to be fully licensed for use in the United States. The US is the first country to …

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#Breaking: Top headlines of India today. The latest breaking news in India | 22 August 2021

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Uphold the dignity of women and ensure a safe environment for them – Vice President The Vice President, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu, on the occasion of Rakshabandhan today, urged everyone to uphold the dignity of women and ensure a safe environment for them at all times. Shri Naidu who is …

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India to Add 35 More Earthquake Observatories by End of This Year and 100 More by the Year 2026: Dr Jitendra Singh

Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Science & Technology; Minister of State (Independent Charge) Earth Sciences; MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh

“In last six and a half decades since Independence, the country had only 115 Earthquake Observatories but now with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the helm, there is going to be a quantum leap in the number of Earthquake Observatories in India” Dr Jitendra Singh Delivers Keynote Address at the …

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#Breaking: Top headlines of India today. The latest breaking news in India | 18 August 2021

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Breaking News LIVE Updates, 18 August 2021 FDA Approves Belumosudil to Treat Chronic Graft-Versus-Host Disease FDA has approved belumosudil (Rezurock) for the treatment of chronic graft-versus-host disease (GVHD). The approval covers the use of belumosudil for people 12 years and older who have already tried at least two other therapies. …

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Pineapple agroforestry could help tackle climate change and biodiversity loss

Environment and climate change

New Delhi, Aug 18th,: Pineapple-based agroforestry, traditionally practised by ethnic “Hmar” tribe in southern Assam, can be a sustainable alternative to jhum cultivation for North East India. This traditional practice can provide twin solutions for climate change and biodiversity loss, according to a new study. This study was carried out …

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#Breaking: Top headlines of India today. The latest breaking news in India | 16 August 2021

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Afghanistan Taliban News LIVE: Germany Slams US on Withdrawal Decision; 5 Dead in Kabul Airport Mayhem Russia Says Afghan President Fled With Cars, Chopper Full Of Cash: Media reports US President Joe Biden will break his silence Monday on the US fiasco in Afghanistan with an address to the nation …

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#Breaking: Top headlines of India today. The latest breaking news in India | 13 August 2021

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Taliban take Kandahar, Herat, Lashkar Gah in major Afghanistan offensive Al-Qaida will probably come back: UK defence minister on Afghanistan crisis. Tamil Nadu Budget highlights: Petrol price reduced by Rs. 3 in the State Tamil Nadu Budget 2021-22: Petrol price slashed by Rs 3 per litre, state to be slum-free …

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#Breaking: Top headlines of India today. The latest breaking news in India | 12 August 2021

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“Outsiders Brought In To Manhandle MPs, Including Women”: Opposition “Today we had to come out here to speak to you (the media) as we (the opposition) are not allowed to speak inside Parliament…. This is the murder of democracy,” Rahul Gandhi. Activist Saket Gokhale joins TMC today. “The #TMC is …

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