Tag Archives: India

BBMP Mayoral Elections: Congress, JD(S) Upset BJP; Manjunath Reddy Elected

In a major setback to BJP, Congress-JD(S) alliance on Friday managed to get Mayor position, though individually they have managed far less seats. Congress corporator Manjunath Reddy has been elected Mayor of Bengaluru by a slim majority in BBMP polls. Hemalatha Gopalaiah of the JD(S) will be the deputy mayor. The BJP won the majority of council seats in the ...

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Dengue Drug: Tweaked Bacterial Drug Could Treat Dengue Fever, Find Australian Scientists

Australian University of Queensland researchers have discovered that mosquito-borne dengue virus has similarities to bacterial infections and have come out with a drug which is set to undergo clinical trials next year. Prof. Paul Young of the School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences in Queensland University said they found similarities in how the body reacted to dengue virus and bacterial ...

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Pakistan Among 17 Foreign Troops to Join Tiananmen Square Parade, China to Cut Troops

Highlights: All Chinese-made! 84% of armament in China’s #VDay #parade shown to public for first time pic.twitter.com/x347inlIZE — China Xinhua News (@XHNews) September 3, 2015 China will cut its troops by 300,000, said Chinese  President Xi Jinping on Thursda, while addressing the commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the victory of World War Two. As Chinese troops marched past the ...

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Quality Forests with 4 ‘I’s – Image, Innovation, Initiative, Interaction – Needed: Prakash Javadekar

Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar has asked forest and wildlife officers to focus on the 4 ‘I’s – Image, Innovation, Initiative and Interaction – to improve quality of forests. Addressing the inaugural session of the two-day Conference of all Principal Chief Conservators of Forests and Wildlife Wardens on Wednesday, Javadekar said that maintaining and improving the quality of forests is a ...

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La Tomatino: Tomato Throwing Festival Makes Sense from Google Doodle to Economics

The world’s largest food fight throwing tomatoes called La Tomatina festival is being celebrated in Spain with more than 40 tons of tomatoes ready to throw at as Google made it popular with its Doodle today. The Google doodle, when clicked, begins showing cartoon characters throwing tomatoes relentlessly at the other and the bizarre fight reminds that tomato is abundant ...

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India Sincere on INDCs, to Present ‘Comprehensive Plan’ at Paris Summit: Prakash Javadekar

India’s environment minister Prakash Javadekar has reiterated India’s stand on compliance with the Climate Change agreements in the past and to forge ahead with its comprehensive plan at the Paris Summit to be held in December this year. The minsiter said India is finalizing its draft proposal before the crucial UN climate change conference in Paris and unlike most other ...

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