Study uncovers link between inflammation and pancreatic cancer development

A new discovery from researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center has clarified the long-established connection between inflammation and pancreatic cancer development. The findings of the study were published in the journal ‘Science’. According to the study, pancreatic cells display an adaptive response to repeated inflammatory episodes that initially protects against tissue […]

UN chief requests SCO cooperation on Afghanistan

United Nations chief Antonio Guterres has asked for cooperation from the members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in support of Afghanistan. Guterres conveyed the message to SCO summit on Friday, which was held in Tajikistan, Xinhua reported. During his address, UN chief said that troubling developments in Afghanistan are causing profound political, economic, security and humanitarian challenges. […]

As China applies for CPTPP, Australia will demand Beijing to end trade coercion campaign

Australia will demand China to end its campaign of economic trade coercion and reopen ministerial trade talks as a prerequisite for starting negotiations on its bid to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), a media report said on Friday. Trade Minister Dan Tehan said that all CPTPP members […]

BJP to hold two-day Scheduled Caste wings meeting in Varanasi from today

The national executive meeting of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Scheduled Caste wings is scheduled to be held for two days starting from Saturday in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s parliamentary constituency Varanasi. The programme will be inaugurated by BJP president JP Nadda through a virtual medium at 5 pm and will […]

Afghanistan’s humanitarian situation ‘pretty desperate’, urgent aid needed: UN refugee chief

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi has said that the humanitarian situation in Afghanistan is pretty desperate and called for urgent aid to the country, a media report said. Speaking at a press conference in Islamabad, Grandi described the humanitarian situation in Afghanistan as “pretty desperate” and stressed that food, medicines, shelter and other necessities […]

Congress is party of past, finding difficult to get candidates in Uttarakhand, says Pralhad Joshi

Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi on Friday took a dig at opposition Congress in Uttarakhand and said it was finding difficult to find candidates for the assembly polls early next year. Joshi, who is the election incharge of BJP in Uttarakhand, said “Congress is a party of past” and its MLAs were joining the BJP. […]

Imran Khan says situation could worsen if US doesn’t recognise Taliban

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that if the US does not hold talks with the Taliban and take a positive stance on its recognition it could escalate difficulties in the region, local media reported. Imran Khan, during an interview with a Russian media outlet on Friday, said that Afghanistan is currently the most important issue for […]

Rajasthan Assembly amends Marriage Registration law, opposition claims it legitimises child marriages

Amid uproar, the Rajasthan Assembly on Friday passed the Rajasthan Compulsory Registration of Marriages (Amendment) Bill, 2021 by voice vote to amend a 2009 Act on compulsory registration of marriages within 30 days of the marriage. The new legislation, opposition BJP has claimed will legitimise child marriages. According to the new bill, […]