Chennai The Central Leather Research Institute (CLRI), a constituent body of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), has developed a technology that checks pollution due to effluents from leather units.

The technology, called SRIOM (Salt Recovery from Inorganic and Organic Mixture), helps separate sodium chloride and calcium chloride contained in the evaporated residue of reve

The CSIR-North East Institute of Science and Technology here will sign a memorandum of understanding with the Agricultural Research Development Agency (Arda), Thailand, to carry out joint research for development of the northeastern region.

Arda is Thailand

Dhanbad, May 26: Indicating it means business, Jharkhand State Pollution Control Board (JSPCB) has pulled up various stakeholders of the coal belt, including industries and civic organisations, for not doing enough to ensure a cleaner environment as envisaged in the Dhanbad Action Plan formulated last year.

Yesterday, the board distributed minutes of a review meeting it held on April 20 to Bhar

It was a deadly cocktail of poisonous heavy metals and dangerous coliform bacteria that was responsible for the Bholakpur tragedy that led to 16 deaths and hospitalisation of over 500 people in May, 2009. Residents consumed water containing coliform bacteria 24,000 times in excess of the permissible limit. The heavy metal toxicity only added to the bacteriological problem, making it more deadly.

A seven-km deep bore hole will be dug in Maharashtra to gain first-hand information about what causes earthquakes in

At present geophysicists do not have much knowledge about the physical properties of rocks and fluids in the fault (earthquake) zones and how they affect the build-up stress for extended periods. This is because they do not have data from the field region.

With citizens and government bodies looking to promote bicycles, a city-based engineer has claimed to have invented a solar-motor pedi-cab, (a tricycle of sorts) that could potentially replace the traditional auto rickshaw.

Chunabhatti-based PK Pillai has now sent the designs to IIT-Bombay for comments are looking for funding to promote the model commercially.

The solar powered version of th

- CSIR unit inks MoU with Korean institute on scientists

Technology By NAL And CSIR Allows Aircraft To Be Tested While Still Airborne
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The Institute of Microbial Technology (IMTECH), a part of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), today got a bio-pharmaceutical laboratory, which is a one-of-its kind in the public sector.