Friday, 21 January, 2022
TopicRoyal Society

Topic: Royal Society

Meet Gagandeep Kang, Shimla scientist who’s helping save lives of thousands of Indian kids

Gagandeep Kang, the first Indian woman scientist to join London's Royal Society, says there isn’t enough investment in research in India to match international standards.

Do not give up, says Gagandeep Kang, India’s first woman scientist to join Royal Society

There are also 5 Indian-origin scientists on list of Fellows & Foreign Members of The royal Society, London, the oldest scientific academy in the world.

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How Facebook and Amazon rely on an invisible workforce

The market for on-demand, digital tasks is estimated by the World Bank to be worth $25 billion, with Meta Platforms, Amazon, YouTube as some of the biggest buyers.
Representational image of a jewellery store | ANI

India Jewellery Park to be set up in Mumbai, aims to attract Rs 20,000 crore investment

The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council and Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation have signed a draft agreement granting possession of a plot for setting up the park.

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Foreign secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla meets German Navy chief Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schönbach on 20 January. | Twitter | @MEAIndia

New chapter in ties as Indian foreign secy meets Germany navy chief, warship ‘Bayern’ visits

With Germany identifying India as one of the key partners in its Indo-Pacific policy, a German frigate entered Indian waters for a port call in Mumbai, in a major signal to China.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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