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The Nobel Prize for Chemistry, 2020 has been awarded to Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer A Doudna for “Development of a method for Genome Editing”. The scientists had developed the Gene Editing Technique called “CRISPR-Cas9 Snipping Scissors”. Highlights The researchers can change the DNA of animals using the Gene Editing Technique invented by the Nobel Laureates. The ..
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The Nobel Prize, 2020 for Physics has been awarded to Andrea M Ghez, Roger Penrose and Reinhard Genzel for their research on black holes. Highlights Roger Penrose was honored for the discovery that black hole formation is robust prediction of theory of relativity. In simple words, theory of relativity led to the discovery of black ..
Police Officer Jitender Kumar is among the 119 military, police and civilian personnel who will be honoured with a prestigious 2019 UN Dag Hammarskjold Medal for courage and sacrifice in the line of duty. Kumar made the supreme sacrifice while serving in the UN Organisation Stabilisation Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO). ..
Topics: AFP Peacekeeping Operations Center • Bansi Ponnappa • Dag Hammarskjöld • Dag Hammarskjöld Medal • Military operations other than war • MONUSCO • Nobel laureates • Organizations • Peacekeeping • United Nations • United Nations peacekeeping
The World Red Cross Day (WRCD) is observed every year on May 8 to recognize the extraordinary contribution and incredible achievements of the stalwarts and volunteers around the world for helping the people in need anytime, anywhere. It is a gentle nod to all the volunteers who have made unparalleled contribution to people in need. ..
Topics: Aftermath of war • Henry Dunant • International Committee of the Red Cross • International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement • missing people • Nobel laureates • Swiss people • United Nations General Assembly observers • World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day
On 8th of February 2019, the Red Cross called for a total ban on nuclear weapons & also gave warning of the growing risk that such arms could again be used with devastating effect. For this burning issue, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red ..
Topics: Aftermath of war • International Committee of the Red Cross • International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies • International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement • Law by country • Nobel laureates • Nuclear warfare • Nuclear weapon • Nuclear weapons convention • Politics by country • Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons • United Nations General Assembly observers