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India’s unknown beautiful mind
Singh, a child prodigy, lived a life that can be mounted on billboards of apathy and neglect.
How a number of initiatives are breaking the language barrier in teaching science
These initiatives include Bigyan, an online platform with a...
Indo-US trade meet: Medical devices, GSP among issues to figure
Both the sides would discuss the outstanding bilateral trade issues with a vi...
Could Genome Research Council under public-private partnership be a way forward for India’s human genome program?
In the last 25 years genomic technologies have evolved faster than the computing technologies, and the forecast of genomic market of $140 billion by 2026 is indeed an underestimate. However, in terms of market size it is bigger than the pharma market even today.
No space for Savarkar: Rajasthan University tells ICHR
Rajasthan University has now declined a request from the Indian Council for Historical Research to have a seminar on the Hindutva figurehead, after the Rajasthan Congress government removed "veer" from references to VD Savarkar from its textbooks
Govt should explore Israel, Brazil models for onion storage: Ficci study
India, which is currently witnessing a spike in retail onion price up to Rs 100/kg on tight supply, should explore low-cost modern technology models from other countries for storing the commodity.
Seven IAF pilots sent to Russia for India's first manned mission to space
Gaganyaan is India's manned space mission which the ISRO aims to launch by December 2021. The project aims at sending the astronauts to a lower orbit of the earth and the spacecraft will have a capsule with adequate supply of oxygen and other essential material and facilities for the astronauts. ISRO is working in tandem with the IAF for the mission.
Bengalurean’s anti-cancer kit a breakthrough: US
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)’s Centre for Devices and Radiological Health has designated a medical invention by a Bengaluru-based scientist as a “breakthrough device” in liver, pancreatic and breast cancer treatment.
Downtick in gold demand seasonal, millenials have nothing to do with it: PR Somasundaram, World Gold Council
If not jewellery, people lapping up gold in other forms as an asset class.
Services exhibition to be held from Nov 26-28 in Bengaluru to attract investment
The programme, aimed at engaging industry and governments across the world and to promote greater exchange of trade in services between India and rest of the world, will have Services Export Promotion Council (SEPC) and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) as partners.
Stempeutics Research receives patent for critical limb ischemia treatment method
"The US patent is for the method of treating ischemia by administering pooled allogeneic mesenchymal stromal cells," Stempeutics Research said in a statement. Critical Limb Ischemia is a severe blockage in the arteries which results in reduced blood flow which in turn may result in poor quality of life.
FCRA registration of 1,807 NGOs cancelled in 2019 for violation of laws
Among those whose registration has been banned include University of Rajasthan, Allahabad Agricultural Institute, Young Mens Christian Association, Gujarat and Swami Vivekananda Educational Society, Karnataka. "With the cancellation of the FCRA registration, all NGOs and institutions were prohibited from accepting foreign contribution," MHA said.
With new visa norms, practising medicine in UK to become simpler for doctors: British Council
Earlier the candidates had to clear two separate tests for registering with relevant healthcare regulator in the UK and for immigration purposes. The candidates earlier had to take exams like IELTS or OET to register with Nursing and Midwifery Council and the General Medical Council which are the two healthcare boards in the UK.
Shaurya Chakra Army veteran featured among researchers who `changed the world’
Col DPK Pillay, a retired Indian Army officer, who won the Shaurya Chakra for gallantry beyond the call of duty, has been featured among a handful of researchers in a special series by academic publisher Taylor & Francis Group.
4 Indian-Americans win state, local elections in US
Indian-American Ghazala Hashmi, a former community college professor, created history by becoming the first Muslim woman to be elected to the Virginia State Senate, while Suhas Subramanyam, who served as the White House technology policy adviser to former president Barack Obama, has been elected to the Virginia State House of Representative.
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