Towards cleaner air in Delhi
The launch of an anti-pollution campaign by the Delhi administration.
Air pollution in Delhi:
Air pollution is a huge concern in Delhi. The high amounts of emissions from vehicles along with polluting industries in the region and the annual
Gene editing, the good first and then the worries
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry for 2020 has been awarded to two women scientists, Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer A. Doudna for the development of a method for genome editing.
This involved programming a Cas9 protein to cut
NATIONAL MEDICAL COMMISSION
National Medical Commission (NMC) has come into being from 25 September and the six-decade-old Indian Medical Council Act 1956 has been repealed.
There are four autonomous boards under the NMC Act— the Under-Graduate Medical Education Board
Nobel Prizes 2020
3 scientists share Prize in Physiology or Medicine: Americans Harvey J Alter and Charles M Rice, and British scientist Michael Houghton have been awarded the Nobel Prize for Medicine or Physiology for the discovery of the hepatitis C virus.
Latest Monetary policy review.
The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has voted to keep policy interest rates unchanged and has stated that it would continue with the accommodative stance at least through the end of the current financial y
Ending conflict in the Caucasus
The military confrontation between Armenia and Azerbaijan.
Given that the military confrontation has been raging on between Armenia and Azerbaijan there have been calls for a ceasefire.
The Madrid Principles could be the starting p
Need For MSP Reforms
Recently, three new farm laws were passed by the parliament to increase the relative role of markets without dismantling the MSP (Minimum Support Prices) system. These laws meet widespread protest from the farming community, especially in Punjab and Haryana.