Friday, 20 May, 2022
TopicIndian Council of Medical Research

Topic: Indian Council of Medical Research

Swiss firm Roche gets COVID-19 test license, India’s Mylab and Trivitron await govt nod

Once approved, these kits will be sold to private diagnostic chains such as Dr. Lal Path Labs, SRL Labs, Metropolis Healthcare among others to start community testing.

Now, a study says vaping is safer than smoking tobacco-based cigarettes

The study by Italian professor says there is no evidence to suggest reactions caused by e-cigarettes may lead to serious adverse lung effects.

Health experts want to cast Mahatma Gandhi as India’s new fitness icon

A special edition of the Indian Journal of Medical Research seeks to project Mahatma Gandhi as India's new health icon.

J&K transport dept takes to Twitter to unclog Jammu and Srinagar roads

Residents, who need to vote, have three options: Odd-even scheme, ‘two cars per house’ norm, and three passengers per car rule.

India could have the solution to cure dengue by next year: an ayurvedic pill

Under development for two years, the medicine is made of a variety of herbs grown in India, and is likely to hit the market next year.

On Camera

YourTurn

Representative image of an ethanol-blended fuel station plug | Wikimedia Commons

Ethanol blended fuel to power vehicles. Will it hurt your car’s engine?

India’s reliance on ethanol blended fuel is only set to increase in the wake of rising crude oil prices. But are we going to adapt in time?
A shopkeeper arranges stock at a grocery store in Bengaluru | Representational image | Bloomberg Photo

Inflation raised monthly expenses of 92% Indian families in last 3 months, finds online survey

A LocalCircles poll found that 70% of respondents felt their monthly household budget increased by 10% while 55% expected expenses to go up by another 10% in the next 3 months.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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