Tag: World War II

Indian scientists resurrect World War era drug to fight malaria

Jyoti Singh New Delhi: A neglected and old anti-parasitic drug used during the World War II is emerging as a new weapon in the fight against malaria as malaria parasite becomes resistant to currently available drugs. A group of Indian researchers have resurrected acriflavine or ACF which was used as an anti-parasite drug in the

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South Korea and Japan reach agreement on ‘comfort women’

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi : Japan and South Korea have reached an agreement over the long-standing issue of ‘comfort women,’ a term that describes sex slaves used by the Japanese military during World War II. Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida announced that his government would give 1 billion yen ($8.3 million) to a fund to

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Beyond Humanism and Human Rights

Anoop Swarup Man’s inhumanity to man makes countless thousands Bleed – Rudyard Kipling We need a new vision for Humanism and Human Rights! Indeed across the globe and more than anywhere in India, we all aspire to liberty and security in our lives, but few of us truly enjoy it. Indeed our world is a ‘functional

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China parades on 70th Anniversary marking end of World War II

Newsroom24x7 Desk Beijing : China showed off its newest military hardware and celebrated 70th anniversary of culmination of World war II at Beijing.Filling the skies and land alike with swarms of fighter jets and helicopters, and marching on the ground with a large foot soldier march, consisting of almost 12,000 troops, walking into the center

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A measurable goal for a Nonkilling World

Thinking Beyond Anoop Swarup (From Honolulu, Hawaii) Threats to human existence have been predicted, debated and analysed through the ages by mystics and scientists alike and also the science fiction writers and futurists particularly when it comes to meteorites, gamma ray bursts from distant galaxies, super volcanoes, apocalypses and catastrophes of the unknown kind. There

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Role of Russian soldiers and civilians changed the course of World War II: Pranab Mukherjee

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: President of India Pranab Mukherjee today said the role of Russian soldiers and civilians changed the course of World War II, its outcome and the future of the world. Mukherjee was replying to written questions from ITAR TASS News Agency on the eve of his visit to Russia beginning today. The

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Japan’s Abe to US Congress: Let us bring the TPP to a successful conclusion through our joint leadership

Newsroom24x7 Desk Washington DC: Shinzo Abe, the first Japanese Prime Minister ever to address the joint meeting of the US Congress on Wednesday said as for U.S. – Japan negotiations, the goal is near. Let us bring the TPP to a successful conclusion through our joint leadership. Zooming in on the entire concept of Trans-Pacific Partnership,

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Japan gets down to chalking out its role and the world order in the 21st Century

Newsroom24x7 Desk Japan, defeated in World War II, was accepted once again by the international community in the post-war era. Based on its remorse regarding World War II, Japan has built up a free and democratic nation that upholds human rights and respects the rule of law. Japan has also been contributing to the peace

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Kerry reiterates in Paris the common aspiration to create a world rich in love and short on hate

Special Correspondent Paris, Jan 17: US Secretary of State John Kerry this Friday remembered the day of the living nightmare that began at Charlie Hebdo and expressed personally the “sheer horror and revulsion that all Americans felt for the cowardly and despicable act, the assault on innocent lives and on fundamental values.” Speaking at Hotel de

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