The 15th East Asia Summit conference of the year 2020 is set to be organised by India, in the southern city of Chennai, Tamil Nadu. The conference will mainly focus on co-operation in maritime security and challenges in maritime domain. During the 14th East Asia Summit (EAS) in Bangkok in November 2019, the Indian Prime ..
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Indian entrepreneur and the Chairperson and Managing director of Bio Limited, Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw was conferred with the highest civilian honour of Australia- ‘Order of Australia’ on Friday, 17th January 2020 at an event organized at the Leela Palace in Bengaluru. The founder of Biocon was inducted as an Honorary member by the Australian High Commissioner ..
In 1969, a meteorite crashed into the rural southeastern region of Australia, according to a research work published in the scientific journal Proceedings of the United States non-profit, non-governmental organization, National Academy of Sciences on Monday, 13th January 2020, the meteorite contained the ‘Stardust’ the oldest material ever found on Earth. As per the researchers, ..
One of the worst bushfires in the history which began in September 2019 in Australia has burned more than 10 million hectares of land to date and as per Australian Broadcasting Corporation reports, over 1.25 billion animals are believed to be dead, hundreds of billions of insects might have been wiped out. Every year a ..
The multilateral conference that has emerged as India’s flagship conference since its inception in the year 2016 on geoeconomics and geopolitics is organized annually in New Delhi. In collaboration with the Ministry of External Affairs, the Conference is organized by the Indian independent think tank- Observer Research Foundation (ORF). The multi-stakeholder dialogue is structured for ..
Tokyo based Japanese public multinational corporation, Kawasaki Heavy Industries Limited has announced the World’s First Liquefied Hydrogen Carrier Ship- Suiso Frontier on last Wednesday. As a key next-generation energy source, Hydrogen is gaining popularity as countries around the world are continuously making efforts to combat global warming, the Suiso Frontier was developed to provide a ..
The World Economic Forum Annual Meeting will be conducted from 21-24 January 2020 in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland. The meeting will mark the 50th edition of the Annual Meeting, making it a special occasion to the legacy of the World Economic Forum. Every year during the Annual Meeting, Cultural leaders are awarded under the Crystal Awards in ..
The International Geological Congress(ICG) is a mega event organized once in every four years since its inception in Paris in the year 1878. The 36th edition will be organized in India’s capital New Delhi from 2nd-8th March next year. The International Geological Congress has 45 themes, that cover all aspects of our planet, Earth. The ..