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New delhi hosts first-ever Global Bio-India 2019 summit

The first-ever “Global Bio-India 2019” Summit is being held in India at New Delhi from 21st to 23rd November 2019. The event is expected to strengthen the indigenous research capabilities, bio-entrepreneurship, investments and last-mile-delivery of technology across rural India and tier-2, 3 cities. The summit is one of the largest biotechnology stakeholders conglomerate.

because thousands of Rohingya living in Bangladesh refugee camps agree to move to an island in Bay of Bengal

The Bhashan Char is an uninhabited island around 30km east of Hatiya Island in the South East Bangladesh. The island was formed about two decades ago on the mouth of river Meghna. It is in news recently because thousands of Rohingya living in Bangladesh refugee camps have agreed to move to an island in the ..

The world’s oldest known natural pearl discovered in Abu Dhabi

The oldest known natural pearl in the world has been discovered by Abu Dhabi archaeologists working at a Neolithic site on Marawah Island, just off the coast of Abu Dhabi. The pearl is dubbed as the ‘Abu Dhabi Pearl’. It was found in layers that have been radiocarbon dated to 5,800-5,600 BCE, during the Neolithic ..

Indo-Maldives joint military exercise EKUVERIN – 2019 concluded in Pune

Indo-Maldives joint military exercise ‘Ex Ekuverin – 2019’ has recently  culminated  at Foreign Training Node in Aundh military station, Pune. The 14 day exercise included joint training of the contingents in counter-insurgency and counter-terrorism operations in the semi-urban environment under the UN mandate, developing interoperability and cohesion between both the contingents.

2019 Military World Games started in Wuhan

The 7th edition of Military World Games (MWG-2019) is being held from October 18–27 in Wuhan, China with theme ‘Military Glory and Peace’. It is for the first time that China is hosting the MWG, which is also known as Military Olympics.  In it, more than 10,000 military officials from over 140 counties, including India ..

India ranked 82nd in 2019 World Giving Index (WGI)

India has been ranked 82nd among the 128 countries in the 2019 World Giving Index (WGI), which is surveyed by the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF). The average figures for India over the past decade show that 34% people helped a stranger, 24% donated money and 19% volunteered or donated their time. The United States stood ..

“Sam Enterprise Group” signs secretive deal with government of Solomon Islands to lease an entire Tulagi island

A Chinese company “Sam Enterprise Group” has signed a secretive deal with the  government of the Solomon Islands to lease an entire Tulagi island for up to 75 years but the status of the lease remains unclear since it is a non-binding agreement. The deal was signed just a few days after the Solomon Islands ..

UAE announces establishment of 1st graduate-level, research-based AI university in world

UAE announced the establishment of the first graduate-level, research-based AI university  – Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence( MBZUAI) – in the world. The MBZUAI will enable graduate students, businesses and governments to advance the artificial intelligence field. The University is named after Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi ..