96. Israel’s hi-tech agricultural research: An exemplar for the world

96. Israel’s hi-tech agricultural research: An exemplar for the world

As Israel considered undertaking agriculture, it had to give a thought to overcome the numerous challenges it faced. As a result, it made the Israeli agricultural research holistic. Based entirely on agricultural research and despite completely adverse conditions for agriculture, today, Israel is largely self-sufficient with respect to it. Moreover, Israel has not limited the […]

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95. Israeli Agricultural Research

95. Israeli Agricultural Research

Analysts fear that at the current growth rate, the world population will cross the mark of 10 billion in just a few years from now. Obviously, the availability of the resources necessary to sustain the population will gradually go on diminishing. At the same time, extravagant and improvident use of resources, wastage due to carelessness […]

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Budget 2020-21

Budget 2020-21

New Delhi: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented the Union Budget, for the year 2010-21, in the Lok Sabha. It is claimed that the relief for the people in the income group 500,000 to 1,500,000, in the income tax, is the highlight of the budget. It is also claimed that as the person will have […]

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117. Israel: India’s friend

117. Israel: India’s friend

About 75 years ago, India and Israel achieved independence in the years 1947 and 1948, respectively. However, informal relations between the countries are centuries-old. Some two thousand years back, the first batch of the Jews is believed to have arrived in India. Following them, over the next hundreds of years, many groups of the Jews […]

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116. Foreign relations of Israel

116. Foreign relations of Israel

Stretched over all of about 20-21 thousand square kilometers, Israel has achieved spectacular progress in several fields like science, technology, agriculture, water management, etc. However, these are not the only reasons for which Israel is known internationally. Today, a mighty superpower like the United States feels the need to maintain and honour its friendship with […]

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Mexican oil company comes under ‘Ransomware’ attack, ransom of USD 5 million demanded in the form of Bitcoins  

Mexican oil company comes under ‘Ransomware’ attack, ransom of USD 5 million demanded in the form of Bitcoins  

Mexico City: It has emerged that Pemex, known to be the second-largest oil company in Latin America, has come under a major cyberattack. The attack, which was carried out using a Ransomware, caused a shutdown of more than 5% of the company’s computers, affecting the daily financial transactions and communications systems. The cyber attackers have […]

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Chile is fighting a powerful enemy; warns Chilean President while declaring emergency

Chile is fighting a powerful enemy; warns Chilean President while declaring emergency

Santiago: Emergency has been declared in Chile, which has been recognised as the most prosperous country in Latin America. Chilean President Sebastian Pinera has warned, ‘We are at war against a powerful enemy, who is willing to use violence without limits.’ Strong anti-government protests are being held in Chile since the last week and 12 people have […]

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101. The Melting Pot Culture

101. The Melting Pot Culture

Arts and culture reflect the image of a nation. They also represent the nature and the feelings of its people. The works and forms of arts created in a country through various periods help understand the proclivity of the masses in those times. Israel is primarily a Jewish state. It was because of Judaism that […]

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