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Union Government makes it compulsory for scientists to take on lectures in Public schools & colleges

Over 5,000 “highly accomplished” scientists employed with numerous departments under the Science and Technology Ministry will dedicate time to teach students of many schools and colleges in the country. It would be “mandatory” for the scientists various departments to essentially, formally, take lecture classes in schools and colleges. Scientists working in different central organizations including ..

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“RapiDot Diagnostic Kit” developed by Indian researchers to detect virus in shrimps

The Mangalore-based College of Fisheries developed a diagnostic kit for the detection of white spot virus in shrimps. The technology developed with funding assistance from the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, New Delhi.  About RapiDot Diagnostic Kit This time tested technology developed by the Department of Aquaculture of the college. Based on ..

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No plan to increase research stations in Arctic and Antarctica

Union Ministry of Science & Technology and Earth Sciences has clarified that India does not intend to increase research stations in Arctic and Antarctica. What is the status of India’s scientific presence in Arctic and Antarctica? Status of India’s Scientific presence in Antarctica: India presently has two research stations at Antarctica namely ‘Maitri’ and ‘Bharati’. ..

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Vayalar Ravi becomes Union Minister for Science and Technology

Vayalar Ravi took the seat as Union Minister for Science and Technology. He was given the charge by the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh after Vilasrao Deshmukh, who was holding the position passed away.

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