Global travellers pick up numerous genes that promote microbial resistance

Carried like stowaways in the guts of international travellers, new and potentially deadly strains of antimicrobial-resistant superbugs may be coming to a community near you, suggests new research from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. “Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, we knew that international travel was contributing to the […]

Climate change increases extreme rainfall, chance of floods: Experts

Climate experts at the Newcastle University warn that, without urgent action, climate change will continue to cause an increase in the intensity of extreme rainfall that can lead to severe flooding. An international research team have concluded that increases in extreme rainfall and associated flooding are projected to continue as global temperatures continue to rise. Efforts to limit warming […]

Kerala CM slams Centre, says Demonetisation failed to curtail black money circulation

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday slammed the Centre stating that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led Central government failed to curtail black money circulation in the country and ‘demonstration’ sowed disaster for the common man. Chief Minister’s criticised the centre while replying to an adjournment motion moved by Congress on black […]

BSF hands over Pakistani national to Pak Rangers

Border Security Force (BSF) personnel on Sunday apprehended a Pakistani intruder who had inadvertently crossed the International Border. The person was later handed over to Pakistan security forces as a goodwill gesture, BSF said. “Alert troops of 10 Bn BSF apprehended one Pakistani national on June 6, 2021, who had crossed International Border inadvertently. Later after detailed verification, […]

Arun Raste joins NCDEX as MD and CEO

Arun Raste on Monday took charge as Managing Director and CEO of National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange Ltd (NCDEX). Prior to joining the country’s leading agri-commodity bourse, he was associated with National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) as Executive Director. Raste has over 30 years of experience across diverse sectors — BFSI, corporate and social […]