During the Global Millets (Shree Anna) Conference in New Delhi, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his confidence that the market and associated ecosystem of Shree Anna will strengthen the rural economy and benefit the country’s 2.5 crore marginal farmers. He highlighted the climate-resilient quality of millet and its potential to combat water crisis issues.
The United States has recognized the need for a reliable supply of critical minerals to support the growth of the renewable energy sector and reduce dependence on imports. Critical minerals are essential for the production of solar panels, electric vehicles, wind turbines, and electricity networks, and include metals such as copper, cobalt, nickel, lithium, and platinum.
The Indian Home Minister, Amit Shah, affirmed that the Government’s policy of zero tolerance towards terrorism, insurgency, and left-wing extremism will continue in the upcoming years. He expressed his confidence that the Central Industrial and Security Force (CISF) will play a pivotal role in achieving this goal.
According to the External Affairs Ministry, India will be sending 20,000 metric tonnes of wheat to Afghanistan via the Chabahar Port in Iran to address the current humanitarian crisis. In addition, India held its first India-Central Asia Joint Working Group on Afghanistan in New Delhi where the current political, security, and humanitarian situation in Afghanistan was discussed with participants.
During a video message to the opening segment of the G20 Foreign Ministers, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi emphasized the need for unity of purpose and action with India’s theme of ‘One Earth, One Family, One Future’ for its G20 Presidency. He expressed hope that the meeting would reflect the spirit of coming together to achieve common and concrete objectives.
As the population ages, there is a growing need for smart home technology that can make aging in place more comfortable and convenient. Smart homes designed for aging in place can improve the quality of life for seniors by making it easier for them to navigate their homes, communicate with loved ones and caregivers, and manage their health and wellness.
Digital health is an ever-evolving field that seeks to improve healthcare outcomes through the use of technology. The digital health revolution has been driven by advances in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning, which have enabled the development of personalized, patient-centric solutions.
The development of solar panels and wind turbines in the 20th century has had a significant impact on the energy sector. In the past, fossil fuels such as coal, oil, and gas were the primary sources of energy. However, the increasing demand for energy coupled with the rising concerns about the environmental impact of fossil fuels has led to the development of renewable energy sources such as solar and wind.
Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) has developed a new wheat variety which can overcome the challenges arising out due to changes in weather patterns and rising heat levels. This new wheat variety called HD-3385 is amenable to early sowing, escaping the impact of heat spikes and can be harvested before March end.