India joins World Logistics Passport to boost trade

The World Logistics Passport (WLP), a major policy initiative established to increase trading opportunities among emerging markets, on Wednesday announced India, Indonesia, and South Africa as members. They join Colombia, Senegal, Kazakhstan, Brazil, Uruguay, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in a club of trading nations sharing expertise to smooth trade flows around the world. […]

Trial gives hope for better control of mosquito-borne disease outbreaks

An international study, led by QIMR Berghofer researchers, has shown that a new device that targets ‘Aedes aegypti’ mosquitos could be extremely useful in the fight against mosquito-borne diseases such as Dengue, Chikungunya, and Zika. The randomised field trial used small, insecticide-treated, plastic mesh devices called “emanators” to target Aedes aegypti mosquitos in […]

Govt introduced multiple reforms, policy changes to build indigenous capability: Air Force Chief

Indian Air Force (IAF) Chief Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria on Wednesday said that the Central government has introduced multiple reforms and policy changes which encourage partners to collaborate on creating next-generation technologies to build indigenous capability. “Today we have this seamless air space surveillance capability across the entire air space and […]

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan has lost his credibility, says JP Nadda

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) National President Jagat Prakash Nadda, who arrived here on Wednesday for a two-day visit to Kerala ahead of the state Assembly elections, slammed the ruling party of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) and said that Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has lost his credibility. “Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has […]

Job seekers believe online learning will be critical in 2021: LinkedIn

Indian professionals remain resilient towards career growth as two in three (64 percent) of them say they are confident about future progression, according to a new survey by the world’s largest online professional network LinkedIn. Two in five think attending networking events (38 percent) and investing in online learning (37 percent) will be critical […]