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Scientists trace the Mystery behind Abundance of Heavy Metals in Oldest Metal-Poor Stars

The abundance of heavy metals in oldest metal-poor stars that are born from the ejecta of first stars has intrigued astronomers for long as already known processes of reaction of ...

National Maritime Heritage Complex to come up at Lothal

On 16 June 2021, the Union Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways (MoPSW) and Ministry of Culture (MoC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for ‘Cooperation in development of ...

Cold Desert Ladakh was actively Flooding during Post-Glacial Warming: Study

Scientists from Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology at Dehradun have shown that the cold desert of Ladakh Himalaya once experienced large floods that rose much above the present-day river level. ...

India’s Deep Ocean Mission

On 16th June, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved the proposal of Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) on "Deep Ocean Mission", with a view to explore deep ocean ...

DRDO Develops 'DIPCOVAN': COVID-19 Antibody Detection Kit

Defence Institute of Physiology and Allied Sciences (DIPAS), a laboratory of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), has developed an antibody detection-based kit 'DIPCOVAN', the DIPAS-VDx COVID-19 IgG Antibody Microwell ...

DBT Approves Funding For MRNA-based COVID-19 Vaccine - HGCO19 For Clinical Trials

The Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Ministry of Science & Technology has approved additional funding towards clinical studies of India's 'first of its kind' mRNA-based COVID-19 vaccine - HGCO19, developed by ...

Stories Of Madurai

On 30th March 2021, the Ministry of Tourism organised a webinar on “Stories of Madurai” under Dekho Apna Desh campaign. Dekho Apna Desh Webinar Series is an effort to showcase ...

Draft Rules For Setting Up Registered Vehicle Scrapping Facility

On 18th March 2021, the Ministry of Road Transport & Highways has notified draft rules for setting up Registered Vehicle Scrapping Facility (RVSF).The rules lay down the procedure for setting ...

KVIC Rolls Out Project RE-HAB To Prevent Elephant – Human Conflict

On 15th March, 2021 the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC), has launched Project RE-HAB of creating “bee-fences” to mitigate human – elephant conflicts in the country.The pilot project was ...

Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Nidhi

On 10th March 2021, the Union Cabinet has approved the Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Nidhi (PMSSN) as a single non-lapsable reserve fund for share of Health from the proceeds of ...

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