UAE remains fully committed to Declaration of Cooperation ‘OPEC+’: Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure

The Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure has affirmed that the UAE remains fully committed to the Declaration of Cooperation (OPEC+) and reiterates that any decisions will be taken collectively by the OPEC+ group in its next Ministerial meeting. This came in a statement issued by the Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure on Thursday, and the Emirates News Agency (WAM) received […]

Cat bacteria treats mouse skin infection, scientists find

Researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine used bacteria found on healthy cats to successfully treat a skin infection on mice. These bacteria may serve as the basis for new therapeutics against severe skin infections in humans, dogs, and cats. The study, published in the journal eLife was led by Richard L. Gallo, MD, PhD, Distinguished […]

Turkey President discusses Uyghurs with his Chinese counterpart in phone call

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday (local time) discussed situation of Uyghur Muslims during a telephonic conversation with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping. Expressing Turkey’s respect for China’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, he underlined the importance of Uyghur Turks living in prosperity, freedom, and peace as “equal citizens of China”, reported Daily […]

Tourism picks up in Sikkim with easing of Covid-19 restrictions

Efforts are underway to restore tourism industry business in Sikkim. The Sikkim government has started efforts to revive the tourism industry by effectively controlling the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. According to Kapil Meena, Additional Secretary of the Tourism Department in the state, Sikkim has started inter-state tourists operations by adhering to COVID protocols under its ‘unlock process’ from […]

Researchers develop novel tool which could improve serious illness conversations

Conversations between seriously ill people, their families and palliative care specialists lead to a better quality of life. Understanding what happens during these conversations – and particularly how they vary by cultural, clinical, and situational contexts – is essential to guide healthcare communication improvement efforts. To gain true understanding, new […]