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Sustainable Catchment Forest Management (SCATFORM) project: Recently Tripura has launched the Sustainable Catchment Forest Management (SCATFORM) project which is undertaken with the assistance of JICA (Japan International Cooperation Agency). The SCATFORM project aims to…

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International Union of Pure Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) The International Union of Pure Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) is responsible for maintaining the periodic table. IUPAC is an international federation of National Adhering Organizations that represents chemists…

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UNNATI-- Unispace Nano-satellite Assembly & Training program Union Minister of State for Atomic Energy and Space Development  inaugurated Unispace Nanosatellite Assembly & Training program of ISRO recently. UNNATI is a…

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International Whaling Commission (IWC) Recently Japan withdrawal from IWC. The withdrawal would enable Japan to resume commercial whaling activities. The International whaling commission was set up under the International Convention for…

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Kondaveedu fort The Department of Archaeology and Museums has found Buddhist remains under the ‘garbhagriha’ (sanctum sanctorum) of Sivalayam at Kondaveedu fort (Guntur, Andhra Pradesh). The remains date back to…

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Inosine-5′-monophosphate dehydrogenase (IMPDH) Scientists at the IIT, Gandhinagar have synthesized a new compound "IMPDH" that may help treat stomach infections caused by common bacteria, Helicobacter pylori. The inhibitor is based…

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