CSE side event in CBD-Hyderabad focuses on views of the youth on environmental negotiations

Panel discussion focuses on rights of communities over resources Sunita Narain moderates discussion; panelists include young students CBD, Hyderabad, October 17, 2012: As the world gathered in Hyderabad in yet another global negotiation exercise to discuss contentious issues surrounding biodiversity and its protection, a group of young students and environmental enthusiasts came together to debate …

Tibnor supplies steel for LKAB’s ore wagons

The Nordic steel distributor Tibnor is an important player when more ore is to be mined in northern Sweden. More than 1,000 new ore wagons have been constructed by Kiruna Wagon, with Tibnor supplying the steel for the ore baskets. The fifteenth train set is currently under production. In total, 15 new train sets for …

Carnegie Institution and UMASS Medical School Granted Broad U.S. Patent Related to RNA Interference

Research by RNA leaders provides powerful gene-silencing technique Washington, D.C.—The Carnegie Institution for Science and the University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS) have been granted United States Patent 8,283,329, entitled, “Genetic inhibition of double-stranded RNA.” The patent, issued on October 9, 2012, is broadly directed to the use of RNA interference (RNAi) to inhibit expression …

India Germany Discuss Cooperation in Shipping Sector

Mr. Olaf Scholz, First Mayor (Chief Minister) of Hamburg, Federal Republic of Germany called on the Minister of Shipping, Shri G.K.Vasan today in New Delhi. During the meeting, the Minister recalled the long association with Germany in maritime sector and informed that an Agreement between India and the Federal Republic of Germany on Maritime Transport …

Target for Employment Growth

As per results of the two most recent rounds of quinquennial labour force surveys conducted by the Union Labour & Employment Ministry on employment and unemployment conducted by National Sample Survey Office during 2004-05 and 2009-10, about 20 million additional job opportunities were created at an average rate of growth of around 1 per cent …