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Veteran sports journalist and author K R Wadhwaney recently died in Delhi. He was born in Karachi (now in Pakistan), migrated to Lucknow after the partition in 1947. After working in top organisations, Wadhwaney later went on to become the Sports Editor of the Indian Express newspaper.
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.
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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 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 ‘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.