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India Likely to Experience Above Normal Rainfall This Monsoon: IMD

The India Meteorological Department has announced that India is likely to experience above-normal rainfall in the 2024 monsoon season, with La Nina conditions expected to set in by August-September. This prediction is based on historical data showing above-normal rainfall during ..

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Madhya Pradesh Leads in Centre’s Green Credit Programme Efforts

Madhya Pradesh is leading the Centre’s Green Credit Programme (GCP) with over 500 land parcels approved for tree plantation across 10 states in the past two months. A total of 10,000 hectares of land have been identified for the programme ..

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World Chagas Disease Day Observed by WHO on April 14

Chagas disease, also known as American trypanosomiasis, is a parasitic infection caused by the protozoan Trypanosoma cruzi. It is primarily transmitted to humans through the feces of infected triatomine bugs, also known as “kissing bugs,” that typically bite humans on ..

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Proposed Smart Multi-Layer Perimeter Security for 30 More IAF Bases

The Indian Air Force (IAF) is enhancing the security at 30 more of its air bases across the country with an advanced multi-layered, multi-sensor, hi-tech surveillance, and intrusion detection system. This move builds on the installation of the Integrated Perimeter ..

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Centre Orders Probe into Surge of Foreigners Receiving Organ Transplants

The Union government has directed an investigation into organ transplants involving foreign nationals in India due to a significant increase in the number of such transplants. Concerned about potential “commercial dealings” in organs transplanted on foreigners, the Ministry of Health ..

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IISc Scientists Develop Sustainable Hydrogel to Remove Microplastics from Water

Scientists at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) have developed a sustainable hydrogel to remove microplastics from water, addressing the global issue of plastic pollution. Microplastics, particles less than 5 millimetres in size, are pervasive in oceans, soil, and even ..

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