Saline Gargle RT-PCR technique transferred to MSME Ministry

New Delhi, September 13, 2021: In a notable step forward in India’s fight against COVID-19, Nagpur-based National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI) under the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has transferred the know-how of indigenously developed Saline Gargle RT-PCR technique, used for testing COVID-19 samples. The Saline Gargle RT-PCR technology is simple, fast, […]

Minister of State for External Affairs Meenakashi Lekhi to visit Portugal and Spain

New Delhi, September 12, 2021: Minister of State for External Affairs (MoS),  Meenakashi Lekhi will be on an official visit to Portugal and Spain from 12-17 September 2021. During her visit to Portugal from 12-14 September, MoS will have bilateral talks with her counterpart Secretary of State for International Affairs and Cooperation, Francisco Andre. She […]

Improved water management system can treat toxic textile effluents

New Delhi, September 12, 2021: Indian researchers have developed an improved wastewater treatment solution that can completely reuse industrial dye or toxic waste water from textile industry, eliminating its toxicity and making it suitable for domestic and industrial usage. It can reduce water treatment costs and facilitate the reuse of the water in dry regions. […]

Hirakhand Express with modern Linke-Hofmann-Busch (LHB) coaches flagged off

New Delhi, September 11,2021: Ashwini Vaishnaw, Union Minister of Railways, Communication, Electronics & Information Technology, and Dharmendra Pradhan, Union Minister of Education, Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, flagged off the new modern LHB Rake of Train No. 08445/08446 Bhubaneswar-Jagadalpur-Bhubaneswar, Hirakhand Express, yesterday evening, through video conferencing from Rail Bhawan, New Delhi. Speaking on the occasion, Vaishnaw […]

Scientists peek into the Sun by estimating magnetic fields using radio observations

New Delhi, September 10, 2021: Indian Scientists, along with international collaborators, have measured the magnetic field of an eruption from the Sun’s atmosphere (by observing the weak thermal radio emission associated with the erupted plasma for the first time), offering a rare peek to the interior of the Sun. The study of the phenomenon happening […]

Chandigarh’s first Pollen Calendar can help identify potential allergy triggers and guard sensitive people

New Delhi, September 8, 2021: Chandigarh now has its first pollen calendar, which can identify potential allergy triggers and provide a clear understanding for clinicians as well as allergy sufferers about their causes to help limit their exposure during high pollen loads. About 20-30% of the population suffers from allergic rhinitis/hay fever in India, and […]