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Changed landscape of biotech sector, fiercely committed to India, says Department of Biotechnology secretary Dr Renu Swarup

January 29, 2020 5:20 am

Dr Bhan pioneered the first indigenously developed rotavirus vaccine and the highest tribute to him would be to take forward his legacy, Dr Swarup said, adding that he was a visionary and his death had left a void that will never get filled.

Elevate 2019 Startup winners: Full list of 100 winners announced by Karnataka Govt

August 01, 2019 6:35 pm

Full list of 100 startups picked as winners of Elevate 2019, a Karnataka government programme organised by the Department of IT-BT and Science and Technology.

No evidence yet that GM crops harm humans or animals: biotech secy

August 28, 2015 9:00 am

We are trying to evolve cost effective technologies to solve problems in rural areas, says Professor Raghavan, secretary, deparment of biotechnology

Centre to double health budget

August 12, 2012 3:56 am

The Centre is set to double its spending on the health sector — from the 1 per cent of the GDP to 2 per cent — in the next five-year plan,Union Minister of State for Planning,Science & Technology and Earth Sciences Ashwani Kumar said on Saturday.

Genome sequenced,tomato yield may look up

June 08, 2012 3:47 am

Indian researchers,along with those from 13 other countries have sequenced the genome of the tomato and its wild ancestor Solanum pimpinellifolium

Zinc can help treat bacterial infection in babies,says study

June 01, 2012 3:21 am

Study showed a 43 per cent reduction in mortality among babies suffering from bacterial sepsis

Hindu gets Star College status for science research

April 13, 2012 1:41 am

Delhi University’s Hindu College has been selected for research funding under the Star College Scheme of the Department of Biotechnology,acting principal of the college,Dr Pradyumn Kumar said on Thursday.

Govt is super-bugged with NDM-1,but collaborates with study funder

August 15, 2010 3:43 am

In attacking the credibility of the recent report in the reputed medical journal The Lancet,the Health Ministry appears to have overlooked...

National conference on stem cell technology

March 11, 2010 5:18 am

The Department of biotechnology,Modern College of Arts,Science and Commerce,Shivajinagar will host a national conference on stem cell technology from March 13-15.