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Indian Black Turtle

Indian Black Turtle: The Marakkanam police seized 46 live Indian Black Turtles ( Melanochelys trijuga ) from two persons who were allegedly smuggling them on a two-wheeler, from neighbouring Puducherry. Indian Black Turtle is a medium-sized found across the Indian subcontinent. It is an aquatic species, mainly associated with standing water bodies, sometimes rivers. The […]

India’s First Behavioural Lab : Jaipur

India’s First Behavioural Lab : Jaipur The Rajasthan government recently approved the setting up of India’s first Behavioural lab at Jaipur. India’s first Behavioural Lab will be set up at the Patel Bhawan at Harish Chandra Mathur Rajasthan Institute of Public Administration (HCM-RIPA), Jaipur. The lab to be set up in about 2665.04 square feet […]

Doha Political Declaration On LDC

Doha Political Declaration On LDC: Doha Political Declaration was adopted by the head of the states at the recently concluded Fifth United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries (LDC5). Doha Political Declaration is a key outcome of the second part of the LDC5 conference held under the theme “From Potential to Prosperity” in Qatar. […]

India-US Pact On Semiconductor

India-US Pact On Semiconductor: India and the US have signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on establishing the Semiconductor Supply chain during India – USA 5th Commercial Dialogue 2023, which can help India realize its long-nurtured dream of becoming a hub for electronic goods. The MoU seeks to establish a collaborative mechanism between the two governments […]

Japanese Encephalitis : Study

Japanese Encephalitis : Study A study conducted in Gorakhpur district, India, involving 266 children vaccinated with the Chinese SA-14-14-2 vaccine (a live, attenuated vaccine) for Japanese encephalitis, found very low levels of neutralising antibodies IgG at different time points after vaccination. The study found that seroprotection against the virus decreased in the vaccinated children. Seroprotection […]