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Punjab Agricultural University comes up with vegetables of high nutritional value

• Developed two carotene rich cherry tomato varieties called Punjab Sona and Punjab Kesar and two anthocyanin rich brinjal varieties called Punjab Raunak and Punjab Bharpoor with antioxidant properties • High grain protein, high zinc, low phytates (chemical group that...

Novavax pushes timeline to hit production

Owing to supply shortages, Novavax has pushed back the timeline to start production with a target of 150 million Covid-19 vaccine doses per month. Previously, the company said that it would hit production by mid May. Novavax communications director Amy...

India’s first floating LNG storage and regasification unit at H-Energy’s Jaigarh Terminal in Maharashtra

Ratnagiri: In a first, the JSW Jaigarh Port in Ratnagiri district in Maharashtra has received the first Floating Storage and Regasification Unit (FSRU). The JSW Jaigarh Port is the first deep water, 24x7 operational private port. The FSRU Höegh...

M G George Muthoot Cancer Centre to help lesser privileged in Kerala

In fond memory of M. G. George Muthoot (1949-2021), Group Chairman of the Muthoot Group of Companies, the Muthoot Group is launching the M. G. George Muthoot Cancer Centre in Kozhencherry, Kerala for the treatment of poor and lesser...

Online tutoring firm BYJU’S Raises $455 Mn

The Edtech behemoth BYJU’S has raised $455 Mn from several investors including Baron Funds, B Capital Group and XN in$1 Bn Series F Round. Just last month the company notched up the distinction of the second highest-valued Indian startup,...

India reports close to 1.70 lakh cases

  India’s COVID-19 death toll reached 1.69 lakh on April 11 with 839 more deaths being added in the last 24 hours. India added 1,52,879 fresh coronavirus infections in the past 24 hours, setting yet another one-day record as the...

Rajasthan govt transfers 67 IAS officers

In a major bureaucratic rejig, the the Rajasthan government has transferred 67 IAS officers including collectors in seven districts. Subodh Agarwal, Chairman and MD of Rajasthan Renewable Energy Corporation Ltd, was transferred to the mines and petroleum department as...

INYAS launches campaign to bust myths around Covid-19 vaccination

Secretary Department of Science & Technology (DST) Prof Ashutosh Sharma launched a multipronged nationwide mass awareness campaign on April 6 with information packages to bust myths about COVID 19 vaccination in 11 languages, including English and Hindi, make the...

Astronomers discover rare quasers that could determine expansion rate of universe

A group of astronomers have discovered a dozen quasars that have been warped by a naturally occurring cosmic "lens" and split into four similar images. This rare discovery increases the number of known quasars or quads by about 25...

Millet based snacks are making a comeback, thanks to de-huller developed by TNAU & CIAE

A millet de-huller brings fortunes through value-added products in rural Uttarakhand      Dehradun: Millet based cookies are as tasty as any in the market and people are lapping them up, thanks to the use of Multi-feed millet De-huller. The...
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Punjab Agricultural University comes up with vegetables of high nutritional value

• Developed two carotene rich cherry tomato varieties called Punjab Sona and Punjab Kesar and two anthocyanin rich brinjal...
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Novavax pushes timeline to hit production

Owing to supply shortages, Novavax has pushed back the timeline to start production with a target of 150 million Covid-19 vaccine doses per month....

India’s first floating LNG storage and regasification unit at H-Energy’s Jaigarh Terminal in Maharashtra

Ratnagiri: In a first, the JSW Jaigarh Port in Ratnagiri district in Maharashtra has received the first Floating Storage and Regasification Unit (FSRU). The...

CBSE postpones Class 12 exams, cancels Class X exams

New Delhi: The CBSE has decided to postpone Class 12 exams and cancelled Class 10 exams, the Education Ministry said on Wednesday. The...

Uttarakhand Govt elevates Anand Bardhan IAS to ACS Grade

The Uttarakhand Government has elevated Anand Bardhan, IAS to the Grade of Additional Chief Secretary. An order to this effect was released by the...