Category Archives: International

Prabhat Kumar appointed Ambassador to Kazakhstan

Prabhat Kumar IFS

Shri Prabhat Kumar IFS (1991) presently Ambassador of India to Colombia has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the Republic of Kazakhstan. He is expected to take up the assignment shortly .

Mr. Prabhat Kumar presented credentials to the Vice President of Ecuador, H.E. Mr. Jorge Glas on 3 September, 2014 in Quito as he is also concurrently accredited… Read More

Ravi Bangar appointed as Ambassador to Colombia

Ravi Bangar IFS

Shri Ravi Bangar IFS (1982), presently High Commissioner of India to Republic of Cyprus has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to Colombia.He is expected to take up the assignment shortly.

Shri Ravi Bangar was appointed High Commissioner of India to Cyprus in 2013 and arrived in.Cyprus on 13 December 2013. He presented his credentials to H.E. Mr.… Read More

Sanjiv Kohli concurrently accredited High Commissioner to Niue

Sanjiv Kohli IFS

Shri Sanjiv Kohli IFS (1988), presently High Commissioner of India to New Zealand, has been concurrently accredited as the next High Commissioner of India to Niue, with residence in Wellington.He is expected to take up his assignment shortly.

Mr. Sanjiv Kohli joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1988 after a brief stint with the Indian Railways. He is a graduate… Read More

Culture Minister participates in 2nd Meeting of BRICS

Dr. Mahesh Sharma, Minister of State (Independent charge) for Culture and Tourism has said that India attaches importance to its engagements with BRICS which has emerged as a valuable forum for consultation, coordination and cooperation on contemporary global issues of mutual interest and has helped promote mutual understanding. Addressing at the “Second… Read More

Pair female engineering students for projects and they flourish

Seven Days Diet Plan

Summary:Female first-year students earn a higher grade when paired with at least one other female for group projects in introductory college engineering classes, according to new research.

Female first-year students earn a higher grade when paired with at least one other female for group projects in introductory college engineering classes, according… Read More

How air pollution is linked to type 2 diabetes

air pollution

Summary:Researchers examine associations of air pollution.

An interdisciplinary team of scientists from the University of Leicester and other institutions has played a pivotal role in research investigating a possible link between air pollution and the rise in type 2 diabetes.

New research, published in the journal Environment International, examined

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Sharpest laser in the world

sharpest laser

Summary:With a linewidth of only 10 mHz, the laser that the researchers have now developed has established a new world record.

No one had ever come so close to the ideal laser before: theoretically, laser light has only one single color (also frequency or wavelength). In reality, however, there is always a certain linewidth. With a linewidth of only 10 mHz, the… Read More

Social status of listener alters our voice, how very true !

Social status

Summary:People tend to change the pitch of their voice depending on who they are talking to, and how dominant they feel, a study has found.

People tend to change the pitch of their voice depending on who they are talking to, and how dominant they feel, a study by the University of Stirling has found.

The psychology research, published in PLOS ONE, put participants

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Study strengthens link between air pollution and premature death

air pollution

Summary:A new study of 60 million Americans — about 97 percent of people age 65 and older in the United States — shows that long-term exposure to airborne fine particulate matter (PM2.5) and ozone increases the risk of premature death, even when that exposure is at levels below the National Ambient Air Quality Standards.

A new study of 60 million… Read More

Mildly obese fare better after a major heart attack

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Summary:People who survive a major heart attack often do better in the years afterward if they’re mildly obese, a study by cardiologists shows.

People who survive a major heart attack often do better in the years afterward if they’re mildly obese, a study by UT Southwestern Medical Center cardiologists showed.

In the three years after an attack,

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Concurrent hot and dry summers will be more common in future

Concurrent

Summary:In the past, climate scientists have tended to underestimate the risk of a co-occurrence of heatwave and drought. This is the conclusion of one of the first studies to examine compound climate extremes.

A combination of severe drought and a heatwave caused problems for Russia in the summer of 2010: fires tore through forests and peat bogs. Moscow was… Read More

PM to lead Indian delegation at upcoming 12th G-20 summit

G-20 summit

Leaders of G20 nations will hold discussions on fighting the menace of terrorism during the leaders’ retreat at the upcoming 12th G20 Summit at Hamburg in Germany.Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lead the Indian Delegation at the summit which is being organized on 7th and 8th of next month. Briefing media Joint Secretary of Multilateral Economic Relations… Read More

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