Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Awards presented to Rishikesh Narayanan, and Suvendra Nath Bhattacharya

2016-09-27 07:09:32

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Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Awards, 2012-15, country’s highest award in science and other CSIR Awards were presented by Minister for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, Dr Harsh Vardhan, Minister of State for Science & Technology and Earth S

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Gujarat commands 20 percent share of India’s pharmaceutical turnover and exports: Vibrant Gujarat

2016-09-27 07:07:38

Over the last few years, Gujarat’s contribution in the growth of India’s pharmaceutical industry has been significant. The state commands more than 20 percent share of both India’s pharmaceutical turnover and exports. With a turnover of $6.7 billion in 2015-16, the pharmaceutical industry in Gujarat employs around 85,000 people

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Science & Technology minister launches CSIR’S Integrated skill initiative program

2016-09-26 09:13:59

Dr Harsh Vardhan launched CSIR’s Integrated Skill Initiative Program to enable subsequent employment generation.

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Union Minister of Science & Technology and Earth Sciences and Vice President, CSIR, Dr Harsh Vardhan announced that th

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National Bioeconomy Mission launched in Shillong, set to create more employment in India

2016-09-26 09:12:45

National Mission on Bioeconomy is expected to create a large number of new jobs starting from the village level to the processing and value addition at the urban area.

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The Institute of Bioresources and Sustainable Development (IBSD), a N

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Jt Secretary Health to deliver keynote address on framework for anti-counterfeiting

2016-09-26 09:10:51

India's Joint Secretary, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, K L Sharma, will discuss the unfolding framework for an anti-counterfeiting plan concerning the Indian domestic drug supply.

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India's Joint Secretary, Ministry of Health &a

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Paper microscope inventor wins MacArthur Fellowship for 2016

2016-09-26 09:08:29

IIT Alumnus Manu Prakash has been awarded the MacArthur Fellowship for 2016 by the MacArthur Foundation for his invention on Foldscope — a microscope made by folding paper like in origami and sporting a glass bead lens.

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ICMR extends deadline for feedback on revised guidelines for ethical conduct of biomedical research

2016-09-23 09:27:33

ICMR had stated that there would be a revision of the present Ethical Guidelines for Biomedical Research on Human Participants 2006. The last date to seek comments, suggestions/feedback on this has been extended up to October 15, 2016.

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India-Israel partnership projected on day 1 of 5th BIRAC Innovators Meet

2016-09-23 09:26:09

On the first day of BIRAC's 5th Innovators Meet, over 350 participants--including Yigal Erlich of Israel, Dr Sarvajna Dwivedi of TiE, senior policy makers, industrialists, startups and entrepreneurs—gathered in New Delhi to strategize the next leap in biotechnology

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DBT invites applications for Biotechnology Social Development Awards-2016

2016-09-23 09:25:06

In an attempt to recognize organizations/ individuals and thereby popularizing the role of biotechnology in social development, DBT invites applications for ‘Biotechnology Social Development Awards’ for the year 2016.

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IIT Ropar’s Centre of Biomedical Engineering furthers research to develop affordable, portable MRI machine

2016-09-23 09:24:00