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    Electricity for all, No coal import by 2020: CSIR in IITF

    Exhibition of ‘Mining, Minerals and Materials’ on theme day at CSIR Platinum Jubilee Technofest in Hall no 12-A Seminar/ Conference by the delegates on the fourth day of the event Dr. K. Muraleedharan, Director, CSIR-CGCRI & CSIR- NML initiated the seminar Directors across various labs also joined the conclave​ ​ New Delhi: On Thursday, the...
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    CSIR’s Memorable Mark with Indelible Ink

    Come elections and a deep purple mark on the voters’ left forefinger is a familiar sight. What most of us are, however, not so familiar with is the fact that this inerasable ink mark is a gift of CSIR to the Nation. Once applied, this mark indicates that the voter has cast his/her vote, and...
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    Menthol Mint Spreads the Smell of CSIR’s Success

    CSIR, in its efforts to improve the socio­economic status of people in the country who are at the bottom of the pyramid of life, is focusing to bring S&T interventions in the areas of health, agriculture, and energy, resulting in equitable and inclusive growth. One such classic example of the proper utilization of a CSIR...
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    Light Weight Composites – Future of Aircraft Materials

    Aircraft engineers have been making consistent efforts to improve upon aircraft design and its numerous key components. One of the challenges has been to keep the weight of the aircraft down by the use of new light-weight materials. For many years, aircraft designers proposed theoretical designs that they could not build as the materials needed...
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    Polluted Ganga River can treat infections: Scientists

    The waters of the Ganga do have unusual healing properties despite all its muck and pollution. Until now, these properties were believed to be in the realm of belief and myth. Scientists from the Institute of Microbial Technology (IMTECH), Chandigarh, have for the first time validated that the water of Ganga does not putrefy easily...
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    CMFRI plans thrust on mariculture to meet rising seafood demand

      Giving a fillip to fish production in the country, the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute will focus on popularising mariculturein all maritime States. In its annual review meeting, the All India Network Project on mariculture (AINP-M) formulated an action plan to develop and popularise marine grow-out systems, farmer-friendly hatchery t...
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    CSIO develops LED landing lights for fighter aircraft

    Indigenously developed LED navigation and landing lights for fighter aircraft will soon replace conventional halogen and filament lights. The new lights are not only light, but also consume less power.The Central Scientific Instruments Organisation (CSIO) here has developed landing lights, which form part of the aircraft’s nose-wheel assembly and c...
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    Solar power tree launched to harness maximum energy using minimum land

    NEW DELHI: Seeking to harness solar power without getting into the hassle of acquiring big tract of land, the CSIR-CentralMechanical Engineering Research Institute, Durgapur has developed and designed a ‘Solar Power Tree’ which will help harness maximum solar energy by utilising minimum land. One of such ‘Trees’, launched on...
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    CSIR scientists must strive for ‘time bound delivery’ of technology: Modi

    On the 75th anniversary celebrations of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the organisation had to gear themselves up to provide “time bound” delivery of solutions. Though the CSIR labs had immensely contributed to developing affordable technology — from tractors to diabetic ...
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    CIMAP develops herbal cough syrup

    LUCKNOW: A herbal cough syrup, with no alcohol and known to be effective in allergic coughs, was released by Central Institute of Medicinaland Aromatic Plants on Monday. After four years of research, the institute has come up with the syrup made up of three herbs; Tulsi, Kantakari (known for effective treatment of asthma, cough and...
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    Research on genes rules out ailment in youngest sibling

    The finding could give impetus to therapies of various age-related diseases. (Representative image) PUNE: Finding a rare, genetic mutation is a tough task, and expensive too. A pan-India doctors’ and researchers’ consortium came to the Kapse’s rescue when they wished to have another child. During the time when Sayli and Siddhant&#...
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    ‘Bulk of Delhi’s pollution comes from neighbouring States’

    The findings were part of a study conducted by the National Environmental Engineering Research Institute. An analysis of Delhi’s air pollution and future trends says that 60% of Delhi’s particulate matter pollution comes from neighbouring Haryana and Uttar Pradesh. Moreover, even if Delhi were to adopt the cleanest-grade fuel available, ensure that...
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