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Investing in Africa's rural youth can work wonders for continent: Report

India, Jan. 22 -- Africa's youth bulge and the fact that most of its people live in rural areas, make this especially important Economic growth has always been a concern for Africa, especially the su... Read More


Antibiotic resistance: Nigeria stares at a major catastrophe

India, Jan. 22 -- Coordinated response is the need of the hour Sadiq Abdullahi sells medicine at Kpana Market in Utako district of Nigeria's capital Abuja. In his 30s, he has been selling drugs in th... Read More


Unemployment will rise by 2.5 million says ILO's World Employment and Social Outlook: 2020

India, Jan. 22 -- Unemployment will rise by 2.5 million says International Labour Organization's World Employment and Social Outlook: 2020 In a new report, International Labour Organization (ILO) sai... Read More


Bats likely source of novel corononavirus: China scientists

India, Jan. 22 -- Death toll rises to 9 in China; first case detected in US; WHO to hold emergency meet The source of the current outbreak of novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) may be a bat, according to ... Read More


Locust Attack: Swarms pose most serious threat since 1993

India, Jan. 22 -- Area measuring 370,000 hectares in Gujarat and Rajasthan affected Swarms of locusts have invaded the border districts of Rajasthan and Gujarat this winter, in one of the most seriou... Read More


Antibiotic resistance: South Africa has a success story in managing TB

India, Jan. 22 -- Antimicrobial resistance is a worry like several other African countries A decade since family physician Norbert Ndjeka became director of drug-resistant TB, TB and HIV at South Afr... Read More


World's oldest asteroid strike in western Australia might have triggered a global thaw

India, Jan. 22 -- Models show that if the Yarrabubba asteroid hit an ice sheet 5 km thick, more than 200 billion tonnewater vapour would be ejected The world's oldest remaining asteroid crater is at ... Read More


Shift health to concurrent list: Expert group to Finance Commission

India, Jan. 22 -- The subject of 'health' must be transferred to the Concurrent List of the Indian Constitution from the State List, the high level group (HLG) formed for the health sector by the 15th... Read More


IIT Madras student to improve algorithms in lattice cryptography

India, Jan. 22 -- Shweta Agrawal from Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, has become one of the 14 recipients of the Swarnajayanti Fellowship 2020. It was instituted by the Centre to commemorate t... Read More


IIT Madras scientist to improve algorithms in lattice cryptography

India, Jan. 22 -- Lattice cryptography is an emerging technology for secret keeping Shweta Agrawal from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, has become one of the 14 recipients of the Swarnaja... Read More