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Indian Navy and Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to tackle joint research and development of advanced technologies for the Indian Navy. The agreement will facilitate a formal framework for interaction between Indian Navy and CSIR. This will be a collaborative arrangement between labs of Indian Navy and ..
Scientists from the Centre for Cellular & Molecular Biology (CCMB) have discovered a new enzyme which helps in breaking cell walls of bacteria. This discovery offers the potential for a new drug delivery system to arrest the anti-bacterial resistance through existing antibiotic drugs. Why the discovery is of great significance? A lot of antibiotics are ..
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs
Prime Minister Narendra Modi conferred Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prizes for the years 2016, 2017 and 2018 in New Delhi. Addressing the gathering the Prime Minister asked the scientific community to take advantage of the Fourth Industrial Revolution and develop technologies that will make India a global hub for manufacturing, knowledge and technology-based industries. Eleven scientists ..
Category: Awards, Persons & Places in News
Topics: Council of Scientific and Industrial Research • CSIR • Fourth Industrial Revolution • IISc Bangalore • IIT Delhi • IIT Kanpur • National Science Day • Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prizes 2016 • Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prizes 2017 • Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prizes 2018 • Tata Institute of Fundamental Research • Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre
The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) and Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) have signed an MoU to collaborate in the area of food and agriculture. Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) Both ICAR and CSIR will work together on mutually agreed areas of agri-foods, medicinal and aromatic plants, nutraceuticals, precision agriculture, big data analysis, use of artificial intelligence, genetic ..
Topics: Council of Scientific and Industrial Research • CSIR • Department of Agricultural Research and Education • Department of Science and Technology • ICAR • Imperial Council of Agricultural Research • Indian Council of Agricultural Research • Ministry of Agriculture and Farmer's Welfare • Ministry of Science and Technology • Royal Commission on Agriculture. • Societies Registration Act 1860
India’s first military flight using blended bio-jet fuel has been successfully flown by Indian Air Force (IAF) through an AN-32 transport aircraft in Chandigarh. Bio-jet fuel is made from Jatropha oil sourced from the Chattisgarh Biodiesel Development Authority and processed at the CSIR-Indian Institute of Petroleum, Dehradun. The project is a combined effort of IAF, ..
Topics: Aviation fuels • Biodiesel • Council of Scientific and Industrial Research • Defence Research and Development Organisation • Fuels • India • Indian Air Force • Indian Institute of Petroleum • Jatropha curcas • Jet fuel • Liquid fuels • Liquids
The scientists at CSIR have developed Less Polluting ‘Green’ Firecrackers which are not only environment friendly but 15-20 % cheaper than the conventional ones. These crackers have been named as Safe Water Releaser (SWAS), Safe Minimal Aluminium (SAFAL) and Safe Thermite Cracker (STAR). The commonly used pollution-causing chemicals – aluminium, barium, potassium nitrate and carbon ..
Topics: Aluminium • Central Electro Chemical Research Institute • Chemistry • Council of Scientific and Industrial Research • Explosives • Firecracker • Flash powder • Gunpowder • Incendiary weapons • National Environmental Engineering Research Institute • Physical sciences • Thermite