CRISPR: An Overview

Technology is advancing day by day and the growth of science and technology is indispensable for the development of the world. Gene editing or CRISPR technology is one such technology that has flagged the step towards biomedical revolution. CRISPR technology gives scientists the ability to change an organism’s DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid). The economic importance ofContinue reading “CRISPR: An Overview”

World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO)

Headquartered at Geneva, Switzerland, World Intellectual Property Organisation, is a global forum for Intellectual Property (IP) service, policy, and information[1]. It is a self-funding agency of the United Nations with 193 members currently. WIPO is a force for progressive change, helping the world take into account public interest and developmental needs. One of their mainContinue reading “World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO)”

The Burma Crisis

The Burma crisis is one of the biggest humanitarian crises of these times. The Rohingyas are a Muslim ethnic group mainly found in the Rakhine state of Myanmar. This minority has been subjected to persecution for decades. Since late 2017, lakhs of the Rohingya population have fled Burma’s Rakhine state to escape the military’s largeContinue reading “The Burma Crisis”

The Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen

Yemen is facing the world’s worst humanitarian crisis today as a result of a civil war that began in 2015. In 2019, United Nations estimations revealed that the civil war has left about 80% of Yemen’s population, i.e., 24 million people, in need of humanitarian aid. As per the 2019 estimations, 20 million Yemenis areContinue reading “The Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen”

Independent Thought v. Union of India

The judgment in Independent Thought v. Union of India[1] makes it a landmark case in the area pertaining to rape laws. The issue before the Hon’ble Supreme Court was whether sexual intercourse between a man and his wife being a girl aged between 15-18 years amounts to rape, which the bench considered of utmost publicContinue reading “Independent Thought v. Union of India”