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Foot-And-Mouth Disease : Study

Foot-And-Mouth Disease : Study The Foot-and-Mouth Disease (FMD) has affected around 60% of milch cattle in Pilibhit district, Uttar Pradesh. Foot-and-Mouth Disease (FMD) is a highly contagious viral disease of livestock that has a significant economic impact. The disease affects cattle, swine, sheep, goats and other cloven-hoofed ruminants. Intensively reared animals are more susceptible to […]

Ballistic Missiles

Ballistic Missiles: North Korea recently fired short-range ballistic missiles towards its eastern waters as the United States Secretary of State prepared to open a democracy summit in neighbouring South Korea. A ballistic missile is a rocket-propelled, self-guided strategic-weapons system that follows a ballistic trajectory to deliver a payload from its launch site to a predetermined […]


Exercise LAMITIYE: Indian Army contingent departed for Seychelles to participate in the Tenth edition of Joint Military Exercise “LAMITIYE-2024”. Exercise LAMITIYE is a joint military exercise between the Indian Army and Seychelles Defence Forces (SDF). ‘LAMITIYE’ meaning ‘Friendship’ in the Creole language is a biennial training event and has been conducted in Seychelles since 2001. […]

Integrated Assessment Models

Integrated Assessment Models: The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) uses ‘modelled pathways’ drawn using Integrated Assessment Models (IAMs) to estimate what it will take to limit the warming of the earth’s surface. Integrated Assessment Models are complex models that examine possible futures of the energy and climate system and economies. They are “integrated” […]

Renaming Mumbai Central Station

Renaming Mumbai Central Station: The Maharashtra cabinet has decided to propose renaming Mumbai Central Station after Nana Jagannath Shankarseth, a renowned social reformer and philanthropist who played a crucial role in shaping Mumbai. Nana Jagannath Shankarseth is often hailed as the architect of Mumbai (formerly Bombay). His notable contributions include being the first Indian nominated […]

Fluoride Contamination : Survey

Fluoride Contamination : Survey Fluoride contamination was detected in three districts of Kerala. According to the State Environment department, the source of contamination is likely geogenic, meaning these constituents are naturally present in the rock or soil matrix and enter groundwater through various chemical processes. Fluoride contamination in water is a critical issue worldwide. While […]