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World Day to Combat Desertification is being observed today

In 1994, the United Nations General Assembly declared June 17 the “World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought” to promote public awareness of the issue, and the implementation of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification in those countries experiencing serious drought and/or desertification, particularly in Africa. Ever since, country Parties to the Convention, organizations of the United Nations System, ... Read More »

PM Modi calls for Global conference to combat Terrorism

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s clear message to Pakistan at the19th SCO summit. And it wasn’t just words. No pleasantries were exchanged between PM Modi and Pak Prime Minister Imran Khan throughout the summit although they were in the same room at least 5 times. PM Modi’s body language perhaps said more than his words. Addressing the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Summit ... Read More »

Preparations in full swing to combat effects of Cyclone VAYU

The MeT department said, the Cyclone is very likely to cross the Gujarat coast between Veraval and Diu by early morning on Wednesday. It is likely to inundate the low lying coastal areas of Kutch, Devbhoomi, Dwarka, Porbandar, Junagarh, Diu, Gir Somnath, Amreli and Bhavnagar districts at the time of landfall. Heavy to very heavy rain is likely at several ... Read More »

DRDO test fires guided bomb from Sukhoi combat jet

Defence Ministry said in New Delhi that the guided bomb achieved the desired range and hit the target with high precision. The ministry said, all the mission objectives have been met during the test firing of the bomb, adding it is capable of carrying different warheads. The test firing of the guided bomb came two days after the Indian Air ... Read More »

Turmeric compounds may help combat cancer: Study

Researchers Federal University of Sao Paulo (UNIFESP) and the Federal University of Para (UFPA) in Brazil identified possible therapeutic effects of curcumin, the yellow powder derived from the roots of the turmeric plant. “We undertook a vast review of the scientific literature on all nutrients and bioactive compounds with the potential to prevent or treat stomach cancer and found that ... Read More »