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20% students attending schools in Kashmir, 100% in Jammu: Govt

Jammu and Kashmir's administration in its report stated that 20% of students in Kashmir and 100% in Jammu have started attending schools and there is no restriction on the movement of people anywhere in Jammu and Kashmir. The officials added that also 86.3% of teachers in Kashmir and 100% in Jammu are attending schools till Friday. It included that around 21,328 schools in Jammu and Kashmir have started functioning. Earlier last week, the Jammu and Kashmir administration had announced the dates for year-end examinations from class 5-12. Src:

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There might be Earth-like planets in the universe: Study

Researchers, in a new study, have found that there may be numerous Earth-like planets in the universe. Scientists have developed a new method to analyze the elements in rocks from asteroids or rocky planet fragments that orbited six white dwarf stars. Alexandra Doyle, a UCLA graduate, stated that by observing white dwarf stars and elements present in their atmosphere, she would expect to see hydrogen and helium. But with a new method, she can also see other materials such as silicon, magnesium, carbon, and oxygen that can be accreted onto the white dwarf from bodies that have been orbiting them. Researchers added that oxidation of a rocky planet has a significant effect on its atmosphere, its core and the kind of rocks it makes on its surface. She included that the rocks from the astroid are very similar and are Earth-like and Mars-like in terms of their oxidized iron. Src:


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In a short span of time, India has made commendable progress in health sector: Harsh Vardhan

Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan, in his intervention at the G20 Okayama Health Minister's meeting, stated that in a short span of time, India has made commendable progress by implementing a national action plan, establishing a national antimicrobial resistance surveillance system, and its decision to contribute to global Anti-Microbial Resistance (AMR) Research and Development efforts. An official press statement quoted Dr. Harsh Vardhan saying, "I call upon all relevant UN agencies to align themselves in their endeavour to combat antimicrobial resistance". He also mentioned taking public measures to tackle Dementia. Src:

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NATO forms Woking Group to monitor Turkish offensive in Syria: Reports

The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) has set up a 'working group' to monitor Turkey's military operation in northern Syria. As per media reports, the NATO member states had a two-hour long discussion on the Turkish offensive against the Kurd-populated areas of Syria last Wednesday, following which they have decided to establish a command-like 'working group' which will include intelligence military and political experts, to monitor the Turkish offensive. As per media reports, Ankara wants to free the Turkish-Syrian border area from the control of Islamic State and Kurdish militia and create a security buffer zone where Turkey can relocate a portion of some 3.6 million Syrian refugees it currently hosts. Src:

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