Thursday, 27 January, 2022
TopicWet markets

Topic: wet markets

China’s wet market Covid origin theory returns with study citing illegal wildlife sales

The new findings support a WHO-led research mission that concluded SARS-CoV-2 most likely spilled over to humans from animals — either directly from a bat or via another mammal.

Need stricter meat industry rules to prevent another Covid — 100 doctors write to Harsh Vardhan

The letter, by doctors who are part of a WHO initiative, seeks a ban on wet markets and closure of slaughterhouses that do not follow FSSAI guidelines.

China is drawing all the flak, but is India controlling its wet markets?

While regulating wet markets is necessary all over the world, India can become a pioneer by adopting a strict code to control possibilities of future zoonosis.

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Ebrahim Raisi was announced as the new president of Iran with 17,926,345 votes on 18 June | Twitter/@Iran_GOV

Afghanistan emerging as a deep security hole. Can Iran’s revolutionary generals see it?

Iran's large but suppressed democratic constituencies are gravely dismayed by losing a key democratic ally and inspiration.
Bagmane Tech Park in Bengaluru | Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons

Why Karnataka got record 45% of India’s total FDI in first half of this financial year

Karnataka could create history this fiscal by trumping Maharashtra, Gujarat & Delhi as India's No. 1 investment destination. It was in 2008-09 that a state last accounted for 45% of total FDI. 


The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.