NITI Aayog, Ministry of Agriculture hold consultations on agriculture reforms

2016-10-26 07:39:07

NITI Aayog and Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare (MAFW) jointly organized a one day national consultation with States and UTs on Reforms in Agriculture. By Team ABLEA consultative meeting organized by NITI Aayog and MAFW, discussed three key areas of reform namely (i) agricultural marketing reforms (ii) laws related to felling, transportation and processing of farm forestry produce and (

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Evolva pre-launches portal for online product sales

2016-10-26 07:37:53

Evolva has pre-launched its portal for online product sales. By TeamABLEEvolva’s WebShop was created to expand the sales and marketing platform for Evolva’s resveratrol, the functional ingredient in red wine that you’ve been hearing about (see also In the near future, the WebShop will offer a wide range of Evolva products. The WebShop currently targets business-to-business c

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Department of Animal Husbandry steps up efforts to curb Avian Flu; new virus subtype H5N8 confirmed

2016-10-26 07:36:38

The Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries has urged the National Institute for High Security Animal Diseases to investigate the outbreak thoroughly to determine the source of avian flu infections and has also instructed the department to take necessary precautions while handling sick/dead birds.By Team ABLEThe National Institute for High Security Animal Diseases (NIHSAD), Bhopal,

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Biocon reports strong Q2 results: Revenue at Rs 992 Cr, registering 21% growth

2016-10-21 06:42:00

Biocon reported a robust performance with a revenue growth of 21% at Rs 992 crore led by a strong growth of Small Molecules, Biologics and Syngene.By Team ABLEIndia’s largest, fully-integrated, innovation-led biopharmaceutical company Biocon has announced its consolidated financial results for the second quarter ended on September 30, 2016. Biocon reported a robust performance with a revenue gro

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Emory Vaccine Center-India partnership sheds light on Dengue immune response

2016-10-21 06:37:35

India suffers from the highest number of dengue infections in the world and a recent study published in the Journal of Virology by scientists from Emory, India and Thailand, sheds novel insights on the properties of a class of immune cells known as CD8 T cells, which are involved in fighting dengue virus infection.By Team ABLEA recent study published in the Journal of Virology, by joint efforts am

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Jubilant Biosys incorporates Agilent\'s RapidFire/MS screening platform

2016-10-21 06:33:47

RapidFire is a solid phase extraction technology that enables fast label-free detection of native compounds by mass spectrometry in a wide range of in vitro assays.By Team ABLEIn a press statement released by Jubilant Biosys, the company has announced the addition of Agilent Technologies\' RapidFire/MS screening technology to its Integrated Drug Discovery Platform.RapidFire is a solid phase extrac

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UNICEF procures pentavalent vaccine at lowest-ever price

2016-10-20 09:38:31

A price drop below $1 a dose reflects the work of UNICEF, on behalf of Gavi and countries towards affordable and sustainable vaccine supply for vulnerable children.By Team ABLEUNICEF has announced that it has achieved major breakthrough in procurement prices of vaccines. Six vaccine suppliers have offered to price pentavalent vaccine at an 84 cents a dose average – nearly half the price that the

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Seven farmer organizations urge Prime Minister Modi to sanction GM mustard commercialization

2016-10-20 09:35:59

The Rashtriya Progressive Kisan Association has written to the Prime Minister demanding commercialization of genetically modified (GM) mustard at the earliest. By Team ABLEThe Rashtriya Progressive Kisan Association (RPKA), a consortium of seven farmer organizations, has written to the Prime Minister demanding commercialization of genetically modified (GM) mustard at the earliest. The consortium f

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NICPR, All India Institute of Ayurveda sign MoU to establish Center of Integrative Oncology

2016-10-20 09:32:45

A joint venture--Center of Integrative Oncology—will be set up for collaboration in the areas of cancer prevention, research and care. This initiative is being set up with support from Ministry of AYUSH and Department of Health Research, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare. By Team ABLEGiving a big boost to initiatives on the fight against cancer, a strategic MoU was signed between the Natio

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Sun Pharma collaborates with ICGEB to develop dengue vaccine for India and global markets

2016-10-20 09:24:38

According to the agreement, ICGEB will grant Sun Pharma exclusive rights and licenses for development and commercialization of this vaccine globally. ICGEB will receive pre-defined royalty and milestone payments.By Team ABLEIndia’s most recognized and successful pharmaceutical manufacturer, Sun Pharmaceutical Industries has signed a new collaboration with International Centre for Genetic Enginee

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