Daily Archives: September 15, 2022


According to a new study, more than 1.1 million sea turtles have been illegally killed and, in some cases, trafficked from 1990 to 2020. The sea turtle species that faced the most exploitation in the 30-year-period were Green (56%) and Hawksbill Sea Turtles (39%). Key Highlights of the Study There has been …

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The United Nations has estimated that by the year 2050, four billion people will be seriously affected by water shortages, pushing the One Water approach towards all sources of water. One Water Approach, also referred to as Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM), is the recognition that all water has value, regardless of its source. It includes managing …

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Recently, China opposed the war games between India and the US near the disputed Sino-India border, saying it’s an interference in the bilateral boundary issue. While the drill is yet to be officially confirmed, it is anticipated that the two countries will participate in the 18th edition of the “YudhAbhyas” at Auli in Uttarakhand …

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India approved a 5-year project to develop Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats (CRISPR) to cure sickle cell anaemia in 2021. Sickle cell anaemia is the first disease that is being targeted for CRISPR-based therapy in India. The pre-clinical phase (trials on animal subjects) is about to begin. CRISPR Technology Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats …

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G20 SUMMIT IN 2023

Recently, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) announced that India is hosting the G-20 (Group of 20) leaders’ summit in New Delhi next year 2023. The 17th G20 Heads of State and Government Summit will happen in November 2022 in Indonesia, after which India will assume the presidency of G20 from December 2022. India …

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