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Genetic Engineering To Control Mosquitoes

Genetic Engineering To Control Mosquitoes: Gene-drive technology has been used in outdoor but controlled conditions in India, Brazil, and Panama to genetically manipulate mosquitoes. Researchers at Imperial College London genetically enhanced a gene expressed in the midgut of mosquitoes to secrete two antimicrobial substances called magainin 2 and melittin. They are detrimental to the Plasmodium […]

2nd Berlin Forum On Chemicals And Sustainability

2nd Berlin Forum On Chemicals And Sustainability: The Union Minister for Environment, Forest, and Climate Change participated in the virtual ‘High Level Dialogue on Human Health and Environment’ convened under the 2nd Berlin Forum on Chemicals and Sustainability- Just Transition Towards a Pollution-free Planet. The summit aims to foster a shared global understanding of critical […]

Poila Baisakh As State Foundation Day : West Bengal

Poila Baisakh As State Foundation Day : West Bengal The West Bengal Legislative Assembly recently made a significant decision by declaring ‘Poila Baisakh,’ the first day of the Bengali calendar, as ‘Bangla Dibas’ or West Bengal Foundation Day. A dispute emerged earlier in 2023 concerning West Bengal’s Foundation Day when Raj Bhavan officially declared June […]

Acharya Vinoba Bhave Birth Anniversary

Acharya Vinoba Bhave Birth Anniversary: The Prime Minister of India paid homage to Acharya Vinoba Bhave on his birth anniversary. Vinayak Narahari Bhave was born on September 11, 1895, in Gagode, Bombay Presidency (Maharashtra). Vinoba Bhave was a prominent nonviolence activist, freedom fighter, social reformer, and spiritual teacher who followed Mahatma Gandhi’s principles of non-violence […]