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Jain (Deemed-to-be University) held its 10th Annual Convocation Virtually

Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty, Founder and Chairman of Narayana Health, was the Chief Guest for the ceremony and delivered the Convocation Address

Published on 23rd January 2021
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Here's how eating habits could cause child obesity

The global rate of overweight/obesity among school-age children and adolescents has risen from 4 per cent in 1975 to 18 per cent as of 2016, according to the NCD Risk Factor Collaboration

Published on 23rd January 2021
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Scientists find two new species of rare ant in Kerala, Tamil Nadu 

Two new species of a rare ant genus have been discovered in Kerala and Tamil Nadu by a team of scientists, the Department of Science and Technology said on Saturday

Published on 23rd January 2021
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This network for MSEs can help create 56 million new jobs in 10 years. Here's how

Emphasising the need to help and scale up the existing micro-entrepreneurs the researchers proposed setting up a network for assisting them with the process

Published on 23rd January 2021
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Makers of two ayurvedic COVID-19 remedies claim treatments work better than standard medicines

The groundbreaking results have been submitted to Ayush and we hope that they will expedite the approval of Immunofree and Reginmune for COVID-19 treatment

Published on 23rd January 2021
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Decline in 'son preference' by women of childbearing age in Bangladesh, finds new study

The study finds that among women of childbearing age in Bangladesh, son preference is giving way to a desire for gender balance, a consequence of increased female education and employment

Published on 23rd January 2021
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IIITDM develops integrated machine that can process banana stem to make fibre yarn

The faculty and the students of the Kancheepuram-based Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design and Manufacturing have come out with an integrated machine that can process the banana stem

Published on 23rd January 2021
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Premature birth can be reduced by treating fetus with new drug delivery system: Study

The study tests bioengineered exosomes as a delivery system for anti-inflammatory medicine directly to the fetus

Published on 23rd January 2021
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Dr Sunita Narain to speak on 'Gandhi and Cities’ in IIT Madras webinar on Republic Day

Recently, Narain has been appointed as a member of One Health Global Leaders Group on Anti-microbial Resistance which reports to the Secretary-General of the United Nations.

Published on 22nd January 2021
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US Prez Joe Biden launches '100 days mask challenge'; makes COVID test, quarantine mandatory for people entering country

In terms of total deaths from Coronavirus, the US is the worst-hit country with more than 406,000 lives lost, according to Johns Hopkins University

Published on 22nd January 2021
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What the FAQ: All you need to know about President Joe Biden's new Immigration Policy. Will it help Indians going to the USA?

Post the November election outcome, a document of the Biden transition had said he will reform the visa system that has kept so many Indian families in waiting for too long

Published on 21st January 2021
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Scientists at IIT-BHU test new vaccine for Kala-Azar, a major health challenge in India

Kala-Azar, also called visceral leishmaniasis, is a disease in which a parasite migrates to the internal organs such as the liver, spleen (hence 'visceral') and bone marrow

Published on 22nd January 2021
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New study finds out how SARS-CoV-2 may not only target human cells but also replicate and spread

The findings also highlight that the possibilities could potentially serve as targets for new therapies for patients with COVID-19, although validation in cells and animal models is needed

Published on 22nd January 2021
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Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal to be conferred with D'Litt at Avinashilingam University convocation

The Union Minister will be conferred D'Litt-Honoris Causa degree for his contribution in the field of Literature and Education, the university said

Published on 21st January 2021
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Delhi government asks schools to install sanitary napkins incinerators in girls toilet blocks

The Education Ministry's Project Approval Board (PAB) has awarded work for procurement and installation of sanitary napkin incinerators in 3,204 toilet blocks of 553 schools of DoE and MCD

Published on 21st January 2021

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