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Monday, June 14, 2021



Spread of infectious diseases via inter-state travel: ‘Well-connected’ Indian metros rank high on risk map

June 11, 2021 7:37 pm

In India, railways account for the bulk of long-distance traffic ferrying about 88 lakh people per day, followed by road – 25 lakh and air – 7.5 lakh. As a result, trains not only are infection carriers but also do so over long distances in a country like India, the researchers said.

IISER scientist devises kitchen hack for firefighting using vinegar, baking soda

June 09, 2021 1:03 pm

Samrat Ghosh, a scientist at Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Mohali, has demonstrated how fire response time can be almost immediate and some measures to bring it under control can be initiated before firefighters arrive

Education minister to discuss COVID management with directors of IITs, IIITs, NITs, IISER today 

May 20, 2021 11:28 am

The minister will be discussing issues pertaining to COVID-19 management, online learning and the latest status of Implementation of NEP2020

SPPU and IISER, Pune among top 2,000 global universities in CWUR 2021-22

May 04, 2021 7:38 pm

CWUR ranks universities and research institutions across medicine, science, social sciences and other streams. The assessment is done on the basis of quality of education, alumni employment, quality of faculty and research performance.

Amid Covid second wave, institutions in Pune allow students on campus to continue research

April 28, 2021 1:17 pm

Institutions like CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory (NCL), IISER Pune, Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics (GIPE) and Deccan College Post Graduate and Research Institute have allowed a small strength of the student community to remain on campus.

IISER scientists experiment with laundry chemical to produce oxygen

April 27, 2021 12:54 am

The scientists chose easily available chemicals for this experiment capable of generating oxygen suiting hospital requirements treating Covid-19 patients.

IISER-Pune: DST-funded hub to lead research in quantum technology

April 16, 2021 10:32 pm

Experts from these institutions will collectively work towards development of novel computing and quantum materials, sensors, quantum communication devices and systems along with quantum computers.

Pune: Atal Incubation Centre established at IISER

April 09, 2021 11:39 pm

Through Atal Innovation Mission, higher education institutions and research organisations are eligible to set up AICs. These centres are supported with a maximum grant-in-aid up to Rs 10 crore for a period of five years.

Pune Campus brief, April 7, 2021: SPPU to host three-day international conference

April 07, 2021 11:37 am

The key topics to be featured in the conference include Covid-19 and evolving trends, vaccine development, infectious diseases and emerging pathophysiological complexities, drug toxicities and complications, infectious disease model systems among others.

Mayor rules out lockdown in Pune: Not wise at this point, but more restrictions needed

March 23, 2021 11:01 pm

There should be discussions on increasing restrictions and strict implementation instead of complete lockdown, Mohol said.