Chinese Scientist He Jiankui said in November that he used a gene-editing technology known as CRISPR-Cas9 to alter the embryonic genes of twin girls born that month, sparking an international outcry about the ethics and safety of such research. read more
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s administration has recommended that the board of the Reserve Bank of India draft regulations to enable setting up panels to oversee functions, according to sources. read more
It has been widely seen that during a bilateral series (Tests\/ODIs\/T20s), the visiting teams travel with jumbo contingent and the entire expenses, including daily allowances (as per MoU), hotel, food, are borne by the host association. read more
The Triund in Himachal Pradesh is one of the most popular trekking trails in India, drawing on average, locals say, 3,000 people, many of whom stay back overnight in tents pitched on the near-flat piece of land (campsite), which also offers a breathtaking view of the Kangra valley. However, on weekends, the campsite resembles a trashed out party zone.
The committee under Sunil Mehta, non-executive chairman of PNB, will make recommendations in two weeks on setting up of an Asset Reconstruction Company or Asset Management Company for faster resolution of stressed accounts, he told reporters here. read more
The top court set up the panel, called the Oversight Committee, in 2016 to suggest measures to improve medical education in India and review decisions of the regulator, Medical Council of India. read more