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Editorial – Health Watch – Wolbachia may stop many mosquito born diseases !!!

2017-01-31T03:47:23+00:00

Mosquitoes kill an estimated 700 000 people a year. If infected with viruses that cause diseases like chikungunya, dengue and Zika, mosquitos can transmit them to humans in one bite. Researchers have now pilot-deployed a new technique to control diseases transmitted by mosquitoes by making use of nature. It is one of the new tools WHO recommends for pilot deployment as a response to Zika virus. Case study from Brazil:- […]

Editorial – Health Watch – Wolbachia may stop many mosquito born diseases !!!2017-01-31T03:47:23+00:00

Editorial – Geopolitics Watch – Reclaiming India’s leverage on Tibet !!!

2017-01-31T03:47:41+00:00

Note :- This is an editorial written by Brahma Chellaney for Livemint. Publishing it without any editorial oversight.You can discuss your views on this in comments section. Do you think what Mr Chellaney is advocating is the right way forward ? Central governments come and go in New Delhi but India’s instinctive chariness and reserve on the issue of Tibet still persist, despite an increasingly muscular China upping the ante against it. Tibet’s annexation has affected Indian security like no other development, giving China, for the first time under Han rule, a contiguous border with India, Bhutan and Nepal and facilitating a [...]

Editorial – Geopolitics Watch – Reclaiming India’s leverage on Tibet !!!2017-01-31T03:47:41+00:00

Daily Current Events- 05 Jan 2017

2017-01-08T13:43:10+00:00

Ken-Betwa river-linking project faces new hurdle A new hurdle has come in the way of the Ken-Betwa river interlink project in its terms of financing. The NITI Aayog (National Institution for Transforming India) has recommended that Madhya Pradesh contribute 40% of the project cost, with the Centre contributing 60%. The Ministry of Water Resources (MoWR) has opposed this and requested that 90% of the funds be routed through the Centre.A lack of clarity on the funding pattern could mean more delays to the Rs. 10,000-crore project that would be the first ever inter-State river interlinking project. […]

Daily Current Events- 05 Jan 20172017-01-08T13:43:10+00:00