Are smokers & vegetarians at less risk to Covid?

Smokers and vegetarians were found to have lower seropositivity indicating that they may be at a lesser risk of getting infected by coronavirus, according to a pan-India serosurvey conducted by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research in its nearly 40 institutes. Continue Reading

Modi urges scientists to focus on real-time social issues

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has urged scientists to focus on real-time social issues being faced by the country such as malnutrition by providing value addition in agricultural products. Continue Reading

TN Minister hopeful green crackers will lead to revival

Experiments in association with apex environmental research body CSIR-NEERI to manufacture green crackers are underway and their success will lead to revival of the fireworks industry here, hit by the ban, Tamilnadu Minister Rajendira Balaji said on Thursday. Continue Reading