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For gene editing tool in Chemistry USA French duo won 2020 Nobel Prize

The 2020 Nobel Prize for chemistry has been awarded to Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer Doudna for the development of a method for genome editing known as the CRISPR-Cas9 DNA snipping “scissors”, the first time a Nobel science prize has gone to a women-only team.   “Using these, researchers can change the DNA of animals, plants Read More…

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1,700 detained , 179 injured resultant of Clashes between ‘yellow vest’ protesters Vrs French police

French police arrested 1,700 people nationwide and held 1,200 in custody after containing several late-night skirmishes on Saturday.   About 179 people were hurt as extreme-right, extreme-left and anarchist elements defied riot forces in Paris.   The streets of Paris are returning to normal as crews remove debris after protests by a grassroots movement forced Read More…

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Macron’s “government-to-government discussion” stirs more trouble for BJP #rafalescam

India had inked an inter-governmental agreement with France in September last year for procurement of 36 Rafale fighter jets at a cost of around Rs 58,000 crore, nearly one- and-half years after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the proposal during a visit to Paris. The delivery of the jets is scheduled to begin from September, Read More…

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Opposition nails Modi after former French President Francois Hollande speaks

Ten days after India sealed the government-to-government agreement on the Rafale deal, Reliance Defence and Dassault had announced a joint venture (JV) in the aerospace sector and a year later, the foundation stone of a manufacturing facility was laid in Mihan, Nagpur.  The opposition parties  alleged that the Reliance Defence was formed just 12 days Read More…