36th International Geological Congress to be held in India in March 2020


India is gearing up to host the 36th International Geological Congress (IGC) in the capital during the first week of March next year. The theme of the forthcoming conference is ‘Geosciences: The Basic Science for a Sustainable Development’. Popularly described as the Olympics of Geosciences, the IGCs are a prestigious global geoscientific events held once in four years and participated ...

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India, Myanmar hold talks on drug trafficking in Delhi


The federal anti-narcotics agencies of India and Myanmar Tuesday began their two-day high-level talks on issues of drug trafficking in the national capital. While the Indian side was led by Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) Director General Abhay, the Myanmarese side was headed by Police Brigadier Gen and Joint Secretary of Central Committee for Drug Abuse Control (CCDAC) and commander of ...

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Indian origin boy selected for Google Science Fare Contest


An Indian student living in Dubai has secured the top position in the list of 100 regional competitors who have made it to the final of a prestigious international science fair competition. He got the first place for his project to control the waste of electricity and make street lights ‘smart’. this information was given in a media report. In ...

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World gets the redefined units of measurement of kilogram, Kelvin, mole and ampere


After decades of ground-breaking laboratory works, the world’s scientific and technical community, in a landmark and historic decision taken in the recent open session of the General Conference on Weights and Measures (CGPM) at BIPM on 16 November 2018, has unanimously adopted the resolution to redefine four of the seven base units, the kilogram (SI unit of weight), Kelvin (SI ...

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Man loses 130 kgs after surgery at AIIMS


A 20-year-old engineering student who underwent a weight loss surgery in May 2017 at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has lost over 130 kg over a period of two years, doctors said. Ravi Khatri (name changed), a resident of Lajpat Nagar, had approached doctors when he weighed 250 kg, they said. He was highly obese and his ...

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Mega earthquake likely to hit Himalayan region claims study


Growing warnings by scientists of an impending high-magnitude earthquake in the Himalayas have got further credence from yet another study by Indian researchers. The new study, led by seismologist CP Rajendran of the Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research in Bengaluru, says the “enormous stacking up of strain in the region portends at least one earthquake of magnitude 8.5 ...

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A driver made his ward teacher, doctor & engineer

DAINIK NATION BUREAU There is a will where is a way, this proverb suits to driver Ramavat Lakku Naik, who hails from small village of Guditandi of Mahboobnagar district of Andhra pradesh, youngest son of 90 years old widow Panni. If you visit Hyderabad then you will find 46 years old Naik, who greets the visitor with broad smile and ...

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Climate change could wipe out Bengal tigers


Sundarbans — the iconic Bengal tiger’s last coastal stronghold and the world’s biggest mangrove forest — could be destroyed by climate change and rising sea levels over the next 50 years, scientists say. Spanning more than 10,000 square kilometres, the Sundarbans region of Bangladesh and India is the biggest mangrove forest on Earth, and also the most critical area for ...

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Earth may not appear as blue in the future


Owing to climate change surface of the oceans will change colour by end of 21st century leading our blue planet to look visibly altered, finds a new study from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The findings showed that climate change has been significantly affecting phytoplankton — the tiny sea creatures — in the world`s oceans, which will lead to ...

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UK CM says Mahakumbh to be held in 2021

DAINIK NATION BUREAU On the pious occasion of Paush Purnima, Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat, participated in Prayagraj Kumbh Parva on Monday. He visited the Kumbh area and took stock of the arrangements of the Mela. He took blessings from the Sant Samaj and met the President and general secretary of the Akhada Parishad. Chief Minister extended the invite to ...

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