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CSIR-CCMB Genetic study on people in Lakshadweep Islands: Key Findings

Published: May 9, 2019

The genetic studies were undertaken on the people of the Lakshadweep archipelago by the CSIR-Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB). The findings of the study are: Majority of human ancestry in Lakshadweep was largely derived from South Asia with minor influences from East and West Eurasia. The study demonstrated close genetic link of Lakshadweep ..

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Scientists carry out first ever Genetic Study on Lakshadweep Island’s Natives

Published: May 8, 2019

For the very first time scientists carried out genetic study on people of Lakshadweep Islands. It was conducted by a team of researchers at CSIR’s (Council of Scientific & Industrial Research) Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB). The authors studied major islands of Kadmat, Andorth, Chetlat, Agatti, Kalpeni, Bitra, Kiltan and Minicoy of Lakshadweep. ..

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CFTRI to send food to Cyclone Fani hit areas

Published: May 4, 2019

Mysore based Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI), has prepared nearly one lakh meals for distribution in cyclone Fani hit areas of Odisha, Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal. The severe cyclonic storm named Cyclone Fani had recently made a landfall impact on May 3, 2019 in Puri on Odisha coast. About CFTRI It is a ..

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Ministry of AYUSH signs MoU with CSIR for cooperation in research and education

Published: April 23, 2019

The Ministry of AYUSH has recently signed a MoU with Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR –New Delhi) for cooperation in research and education in areas of traditional systems of medicine and its integration with modern science. Under the MoU, both organizations shall jointly endeavor to pursue: R&D covering fundamental research; AYUSH specific diagnostic ..

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MOU signed between Ministry of AYUSH and CSIR

Published: April 23, 2019

A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed between the Ministry of AYUSH and Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) for cooperation in research and education in areas of traditional systems of medicine and its integration with modern science. About the MoU The MoU was aimed to bring both Ministry of Ayush and CSIR under ..

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