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Cyclone Vayu and Northward Progress of Monsoon

The South West Monsoon winds have entered Indian mainland through Kerala. At the same time, Cyclone Vayu is heading towards the Gujarat coast. Cyclone Vayu Cyclone Vayu is still to develop into a cyclone and is only a deep depression as of now. Cyclone Vayu is currently positioned around 250 km northwest of Aminidivi island ..

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

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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The team of scientists at CSIR carry out first-ever genetic studies on people of Lakshadweep

Lakshadweep is an archipelago of 36 islands and scattered over approximately 78,000 square km of the Arabian Sea with population of approximately 65,000. Recently, the team of scientists at CSIR-Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) carried out first-ever genetic studies on the people of Lakshadweep Islands. The team was was led by Dr. K ..

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

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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Emergency Response Support System (ERSS) launched in 16 States and UTs

The 112 helpline which was earlier launched in Himachal Pradesh and Nagaland was launched in 16 states and UTs by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh under the Emergency Response Support System (ERSS). The 16 states and Union Territories where the helpline was launched were Andhra Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Telangana, ..

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