Day July 14, 2020

Green Railway

• Ministry of Railways, with a goal of transforming Indian Railways into Green Railways (Net Zero Carbon Emission) by 2030 has taken a number of major initiatives towards combating climate change. About: • Railway Electrification: Indian Railways has completed electrification…

TNF-related apoptosis-inducing ligand

• Researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology-Madras have shown that the active compound from the common household spice turmeric — curcumin — can enhance cancer cell death. About: • TNF-related apoptosis-inducing ligand (TRAIL) is an agent with the ability…