India, UK signed pact to collaborate on 5 year cancer research

India, UK signed pact to collaborate on 5 year cancer research

The India-UK Cancer Research Initiative was launched today at the Inaugural Researchers’ Summit, which is being held in New Delhi from November 14th to November 16th, 2018. About the MOU: i. The MOU was signed between: • Department of Biotechnology Ministry of Science...
Odisha announces drought relief package for 9 districts

Odisha announces drought relief package for 9 districts

• The Odisha government on Thursday announced a drought relief package for framers who suffered 33% and above crop loss in nine districts. • “Agriculture input subsidy will be provided to small and marginal farmers who have sustained crop loss of 33% and above at the...
U.K. faces a new crisis over Brexit

U.K. faces a new crisis over Brexit

Hopes that Britain’s course to Brexit was finally on track were dashed on Thursday as several ministerial resignations — including of Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab — and a push for a no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Theresa May triggered a new political...
SC pulls up States for not recruiting judges

SC pulls up States for not recruiting judges

• The Supreme Court on Thursday pulled up various State governments and the administrative side of the High Courts for delay in filling vacancies in subordinate judicial services. • A Bench, led by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, had taken suo motu cognisance of...