India plans a riposte to slavery report: (The Hindu)
To pressure ILO to distance itself from Australian NGO’s survey, which can potentially harm India’s image.
India and neighbors
India acts against bottom trawling: (The Hindu)
Joint Working Group outlines initiatives in the Palk Bay area; need for permanent solution reiterated.
Science and Tech
A plan to stamp out animal TB: (The Hindu)
Zoonotic TB continues to remain largely hidden, posing many health risks.
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Spurious plant extracts in place of rare ones and toxic lead found in samples taken from 12 wholesale markets in different States.
We will support partner governments through Indian industry, says ISRO.
The application of this technique may be during surgery to know tumour spread.