17 February 2020

Science and Education

'Animals live for man': China's appetite for wildlife likely to survive virus (5)
Traders legally selling donkey, dog, deer, crocodile and other meat told Reuters they plan to get back to business as soon as the markets reopen. Reuters Updated: February 16, 2020 Dogs on sale are seen in a cage at a market in Yulin, south China's Guangxi region on June 20, 2014.
Did coronavirus originate in Chinese govt laboratory? (2)
National NRNews Report February 17, 2020 Listen Did coronavirus originate in Chinese govt laboratory? BEIJING: Beijing-sponsored South China University of Technology concludes that 'the killer coronavirus probably originated from a laboratory in Wuhan.' It points to research on bats and respiratory diseases carried by the animals at the Wuhan Center for Disease Control and the Wuhan Institute of Virology, reported foreign media on Sunday.
Passenger Collapses At Kolkata Airport, Saved By 2 Security Officials (1)
The passenger identified as J Roy Chowdhury was scheduled to travel to Bagdogra by a GoAir flight when he collapsed near the Security Hold Area of the airport at around 11:30 am on Saturday. KolkataANIUpdated: February 16, 2020 11:06 pm IST The CISF personnel gave CPR to the passenger, to help him regain senses. Kolkata: A passenger who collapsed after complaining of chest pain at Kolkata Airport was saved by two Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel
Vietnamese language course opens in Austria (1)
A Vietnamese language course for young Vietnamese generations opened in Vienna, Austria on February 15. Vienna (VNA) - A Vietnamese language course for young Vietnamese generations opened in Vienna, Austria on February 15. Speaking at the event, Vietnamese Ambassador Le Dung said apart from Vietnamese teaching and learning, it is necessary to give overseas Vietnamese youths an insight into Vietnam's traditional culture and inspire their patriotism.
After transforming city's schools, what's next for Manish Sisodia? (1)
ANI | Feb 16, 2020, 16:18 IST As Delhi's finance minister, he doubled the budgetary allocation to education and also gave special emphasis on health services. Manish Sisodia NEW DELHI: AAP's founding member and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's trusted lieutenant Manish Sisodia is set to be part of the state government again. Sisodia, who held several key portfolios including finance and education in
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