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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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COVID-19 vaccine : Moderna Pharma USA geared for human clinical trials.

US pharmaceutical firm Moderna Inc. is now all set to begin the final stage of the human trials for their experimental COVID-19 vaccine this is after proving safe and effective against the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus in all previous trials.   According to Moderna, 50% of patients among these 30,000 volunteers will be administered 100 mg of Read More…

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COVID-19 treatment : American charged Rs 7.6 crore ( 1 millionUS$) hospital bill

Michael Flor, 70, who became the longest-hospitalised Covid-19 patient at Swedish Medical Center in Issaquah, a city in King County, Washington state, and survived, knew the bill would be a hefty one but looking at 181-page long bill left him speechless.   Michael Flor, came so close to death in the spring that a nurse Read More…

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Canadian PM Justin Trudeau takes a knee at Black Lives Matter demonstration

Globally many celebrities have been outspoken about their support for protesters in the US, However support from world leaders has been muted, despite global protests featuring the Black Lives Matter slogan. On Monday, the Canadian leader paused for nearly 20 seconds when asked about the President, looking visibly uncomfortable before side-stepping the question.   After Read More…

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SpaceX launched US astronauts to International Space Station (ISS)

[splco_heading size=”17″ align=”left” margin=”30″]The launch of a mission that would have taken two NASA astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) was called-off due to poor weather conditions on May 28 .[/splco_heading]   However then US astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken started their journey towards the ISS from the Kennedy Space Center at 3:22 Read More…

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US Senate passed bill targeting Chinese companies on American exchanges

In a major setback to Chinese government US Senate has passed a legislation that could ban Chinese companies from listing shares on American exchanges. In addition to this ban the new legislation may also ban Chinese companies from raising funds from American investors.   The bill, moved by Louisiana Republican Senator John Kennedy, on Wednesday Read More…

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North Korean Supreme Kim Jong Un : Is live , dead or in vegetative state …

Last Physical appearance by North Korean Supreme Leader  Kim Jong Un on April 11th 2020 and then past two weeks total silence set rumours fly high .  Earlier this week, Seoul-based website Daily NK reported that Kim was recovering after undergoing a cardiovascular procedure on April 12. The outlet cited one unnamed source in North Read More…

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Post curtail of Fund will America losses its grip on WHO ..

US President Donald Trump and his administration’s consistent attacks on the World Health Organisation chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus have set up a curiosity at the proposed annual meeting of the World Health Assembly on May 18.   Trump, who has long accused the Tedros led WHO of playing into China’s hands over the coronavirus disease, Read More…

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Drastic 49% drop in H-1B resulted in top 5 IT majors to hiring locals in USA

According to a research report by CARE Ratings, the total number of H-1B applications approved to the top five IT majors — TCS, Infosys, HCL, Wipro and Tech Mahindra — stood at a mere 22,429, down from 43,957 in 2017, amid the rhetoric against immigrant workers by the Donald Trump administration.   The allocation of H-1B work visas Read More…

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Indian Origin USA Citizen Gita appointed Chief Economist in IMF

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Monday appointed Indian-origin Harvard University professor Gita Gopinath as its new chief economist. “International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde appointed Gita Gopinath on Monday as Economic Counsellor and Director of the IMF’s Research Department,” IMF said in a statement. “Gita is one of the world’s outstanding economists, Read More…