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US considers India more reliable; rebukes China and Pakistan

In what experts are saying as a major shift in India-US ties, the US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said today that US finds India as a reliable partner in today’s chaotic social, political and economic conditions present in the world. This was the first major India policy speech given by the US Secretary of State in the Trump administration. ... Read More »

Pratt & Whitney Successfully Tests Next-Generation Pure Power®

Geared Turbofan™ Technology as Part of FAA Sustainability Program  EAST HARTFORD, Conn., Oct. 13, 2017 – Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), recently completed over 175 hours of ground testing of a next-generation Geared Turbofan (GTF) engine propulsor technology as part of the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Continuous Lower Energy, Emissions and Noise (CLEEN) program, an ... Read More »

WHO provides 1.2 million antibiotics to fight plague in Madagascar

6 OCTOBER 2017 | ANTANANARIVO, MADAGASCAR – WHO has delivered nearly 1.2 million doses of antibiotics and released US$1.5 million dollars in emergency funds to fight plague in Madagascar. “Plague is curable if detected in time. Our teams are working to ensure that everyone at risk has access to protection and treatment. The faster we move, the more lives we save,” ... Read More »

Matrimonial Sites Fraud Alert: Your ideal life partner could be a conman

Some tips and precautions that a girl or women should keep in mind while making account on Matrimonial sites.. Matrimonial sites such as Shaadi.com, BharatMatrimony.com, Jeevansaathi.com, SimplyMarry.com, etc. have become the hunting ground for cyber criminals in recent times. You may think that you have finally found your ideal life partner, but think again, because the person you may have ... Read More »

No country has Hinduism as “official” or “preferred” religion

Although over 80 countries have either an “official religion” or “preferred religion”, but Hinduism is not an official or preferred religion in any country of the world, according to a Pew Research Center report published on October three. Islam, Christianity, Buddhism is the “official state religion” in 27, 13 and two countries; and “preferred/favored religion” in three, 28 and four ... Read More »

India to surpass China as fastest growing petroleum market in 2018

With fuel consumption in India expected to grow at 6 percent in 2018, India will surpass China in terms of the fastest-growing petroleum product market in Asia. This information was revealed by Moody’s Investor Service and it was based on EIA data. As the economy in China slows down in 2018, its petroleum products market will grow around 2.5-3 percent. ... Read More »

Launch of the strategy: Ending Cholera – A Global Roadmap to 2030

Cholera is a disease that continues to affect 2.9 million people each year across 40 countries, many of which are in Africa.  While clean drinking water and advanced sanitation systems have made Europe and North America cholera-free for decades, more than 2 billion people remain without access to safe water and sanitation. Cholera continues to disproportionately affect the poorest and ... Read More »

New WHO leadership team announced

October 3, 2017 – This morning, WHO Director-General  Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus announced his senior leadership team:   The new team includes former ministers of health, some of the world’s leading physicians, scientists and researchers, and programmatic experts in universal health coverage, health emergencies, communicable and non-communicable diseases, climate and environmental health, and women’s, adolescents’ and children’s health. Individually and ... Read More »

Partners commit to reduce cholera deaths by 90% by 2030

  Geneva, 03 October 2017 – An ambitious new strategy to reduce deaths from cholera by 90% by 2030 will be launched tomorrow by the Global Task Force on Cholera Control (GTFCC), a diverse network of more than 50 UN and international agencies, academic institutions, and NGOs that supports countries affected by the disease.   Cholera kills an estimated 95 ... Read More »

Over 50 dead, more than 400 hurt in worst shooting in US

In one of the worst shooting incidents in the United States, more than 50 people are reported to be dead and around 400 injured. The shooting occurred when people were enjoying an outdoor country music festival. The gunman was firing from inside the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, which is located across the street. The gunman was located at the ... Read More »

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