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India Post delivers testing kits from ICMR
India Post has tied up with ICMR (Indian Council of Medical Research) to deliver COVID-19 testing kits to around 200 ...
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National Land Management Corporation recommended by National Infrastructure Pipeline Task Force
The Task Force on National Infrastructure Pipeline recently submitted its report to the Finance Minister Smt Nirmala Sitaraman. Under the ...
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Geographical Indication (GI) – Meaning, Objectives, Examples and FAQs
A Geographical Indication (GI) tag is given to an entrepreneur or a group of businessmen of a particular area/state/country to ...
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GRID 2020 report: Over 5 million displaced in India in 2019
The Global Report on Internal Displacement, GRID 2020 released by Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre, IDMC said that over 5 million ...
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Task force on National Infrastructure Pipeline submits its report
On April 29, 2020, the task force on National Infrastructure Pipeline has submitted its final report to Finance Minister Nirmala ...
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Lock Down improves water quality of Ganges
The Lock Down imposed in the country on March 22, 2020 has improved air quality and water quality. According to ...
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ADB approves 1.5 billion USD for India to fight COVID-19
On April 28, 2020, the Asian Development Bank approved 1.5 billion USD loan to support the Indian Government in its ...
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Anti-Leprosy Drug Trials started by CSIR against COVID-19
The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research has started the trials of anti-leprosy drug trials against COVID-19. The drug trial ...
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LIGO detects first merger of two unequal-mass black holes
The scientists of Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Laboratory (LIGO) have recently recorded the first merger of black holes that were ...
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Lucknow Medical Hospital first in the country to launch Plasma Treatment Therapy
On April 27, 2020, the King George Medical University in Uttar Pradesh became the first government hospital to launch plasma ...
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What is Sahyog App? All you need to know ?
Sahyog App: The Government of India has launched 'Sahyog' mobile application to collect geotagged data on the highly contagious COVID-19 ...
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India seeks help from IMF and World Bank to fill data gaps
The Government of India has approached multilateral organizations such as World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF) to find out ...
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Herbal Decongestant Spray developed by CSIR
The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research-National Botanical Research Institute (CSIR-NBRI) has developed herbal decongestant spray. The spray is used ...
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India sends HCQ and sterile surgical gloves to Bangladesh
On April 27, 2020, India sent 1 lakh Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) tablets, 50,000 sterile surgical gloves and other emergency medical supplies ...
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April 26: World Intellectual Property Day
Every year, the World Intellectual Property Day is marked on April 26 to encourage creativity and innovation. The day was ...
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GoI plans to reduce dependency for drug intermediates and APIs
The Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (IICT) has collaborated with LAXAI Life Sciences to produce Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients inside India.This ...
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Uttar Pradesh-First State to Geo Tag Community Kitchens
On April 19, 2020, Uttar Pradesh became the first state to geotag community kitchens. Around 7,368 community kitchens located in ...
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GoI: A high level force set up to work on drugs and vaccine
The Government of India has set up a high-level work force to test vaccines and drugs. The task force consists ...
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CSIR produces Protein Enriched Biscuits for COVID-19 patients
The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, CSIR-CFTRI (Central Food Technological Research Institute) has made protein rich biscuits for COVID-19 ...
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Indian Astrophysicists: Lithium in Interstellar space & Red Giants have Connection
The Researchers in the Indian Institute of Astrophysics frame a connection between Lithium in interstellar space and lithium in red ...
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