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PM Modi launches “My Life My Yoga”

On May 31, 2020, PM Modi launched “My Life My Yoga”, a video blogging contest. The contest is to be conducted as a joint effort of Ministry of AYUSH and ICMR (Indian Council of Cultural Research). Highlights The contest is being launched to inspire people to participate in the sixth International Day of Yoga (IDY) ..

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May 22: International Day for Biological Diversity

Every year, on May 22, the International Day for Biological Diversity is marked by the United Nations. The day highlights the biodiversity issues. This year, the day is being celebrated under the theme Theme: Our Solutions are in nature Significance of the theme The theme emphasizes on solidarity, hope and importance of working together to ..

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Next Generation Biodegradable Metal Implants developed by ARCI scientists

The scientists of Advanced Research Centre for powder metallurgy and new materials along with Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute of Medical Sciences (SCTIMST) have developed new biodegradable implant. The implants were developed from Iron-Manganese alloy. Highlights The alloy is highly applicable for making biodegradable orthopedic implant applications and stents. These implants participate in the healing process ..

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India finds a tool to get deeper insight into Parkinson’s Disease

The Scientists of IIT Dhanbad and CSIR (Council of Scientific and Industrial Research) have teamed up together to find a major cause of Parkinson’s disease a solution. Key Findings Parkinson’s disease is a neurodegenerative disease and so far, no cure has been found to heal the disease. The researchers of these institutes have found a ..

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United States provides 3.6 million USD assistance to India

On May 12, 2020, the United States Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced 3.6 million USD assistance to India in order to fight against COVID-19. Highlights The fund allocated is to be used to prevent, respond and prepare India to act against the spread of COVID-19. The funds will also be used to ..

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