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United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change: From Montreal to Katowice

The world is facing climatic changes due to increased anthropogenic interventions in natural cycles in the industrial age. It was realized by the end of the twentieth century that the international fraternity should act together to halt adverse climatic changes produced by industrial and other activities, especially the activities which

ISRO: Major Launches in 2018-19 and past

ISRO, India’s pride The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)) is the space agency of the Government of India headquartered in the city of Bengaluru. Its vision is to "harness space technology for national development while pursuing space science research and planetary exploration." Indian National Committee for Space Research (INCOSPAR) was established by Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of the Indian Government  under the DAE

South Korea to launch world’s first national 5G networks

South Korea launches the world's first fully-fledged 5G mobile networks on March 29. This is a breakthrough in the use of a frontier and transformational technology. Thus South Korea has claimed to put first claim on control of an innovation that could potentially change the day-to-day lives of billions of

Monsoon Forecast, floods and preparedness

In a forecast update in June 2017, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) forecasted higher monsoon rainfall during the year than its forecast in April 2017 because of favourable developments in global conditions, particularly the lower prospects of rain-busting El Nino conditions in the Pacific Ocean. IMD’s optimistic forecast was corroborated

Twitter working on tools to curb fake news bots

According to Keith Coleman, global vice-president- product, Twitter, the social media platform is working to build new tools and features to stop bots or automated accounts from spreading misinformation, even as its primary strategy is to rely on other users to call out fake news. Globally, there is concern over