Parts of the Indian Himalayan region are facing the risk of major earthquakes in the future, according to a study conducted by city-based National Geophysical Research Institute (NGRI).

Union Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) in coordination with the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has been fine tuning the technology of extracting pigments from fly-as

With adulteration of milk being a widespread problem in India, the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has developed a handy device to detect the presence of harmful additives in

New Delhi: With its network going over the River Yamuna and other vulnerable zones in phase III, the Delhi Metro is working to improve its advanced earthquake warning system.

The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has decided to introduce a solar-fuelled vehicle to lift garbage from the doorstep. At present, waste is being manually lifted.

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Experts and mining bodies in Odisha have criticised suspension of mining in the state, saying the irregularities in the system could have been rectified while mining was still on.

They said they fear the suspension will lead to a complete ban on mining in the state on the lines of Karnataka and Goa, where the Apex Court imposed a ban in 2011 and 2012. “Closing down of mines is suicidal for the development of mineral-based industries,” said P K Jena, former directorgeneral of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and chairman of Institute of Advance Technology and Environmental Studies.

Efforts by the Communication and Capacity Development Unit (CCDU), under the Department of Water Resources, to make Kerala a water-friendly society have entered the virtual world.

Open source drug discovery offers potential for developing new and inexpensive drugs to combat diseases that disproportionally affect the poor. The concept borrows two principle aspects from open source computing (i.e., collaboration and open access) and applies them to pharmaceutical innovation. By opening a project to external contributors, its research capacity may increase significantly. To date there are only a handful of open source R&D projects focusing on neglected diseases.

KOLKATA, 19 SEPT: Chewing paan or betel leaf could help fight a form of bone-marrow cancer, a group of Indian researchers said.