MS Swaminathan Gets First World Agriculture Prize, And $100,000

A renowned Indian geneticist and international administrator, MS Swaminathan, was recently awarded the first World Agriculture Prize by Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu, reported The Hindu Business Line. Known as the “Father of Indian Green Revolution”, his contributions to Indian agriculture were seminal in reducing India’s dependence on food imports and achieving self-sufficiency. While receiving t
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Need to Standardize Homeopathy Medicine & Practices

New innovations in homeopathy if adopted can usher several positive changes in the way patients receive medicines Indian and Global homeopathy experts have stressed the need to implement safer homeopathic dispensing practices to standardize and popularize the traditional form of medicine. At an event on ‘Standardization of Homeopathy,”experts from France and India deliberated on the need to prescr
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USE OF TECHNOLOGY CAN MINIMIZE THE NEED FOR AGRICULTURE LOAN WAIVERS, MAKING THEM REDUNDANT EVENTUALLY

By Mr. Sonu Agrawal, MD, Weather Risk Management Services Pvt. Ltd Large scale farmer agitations across the country have made it imperative to look into the mounting agriculture debt in the country. Farmer suicides in India account for 11.2% of all suicides today. About 40% of the farmers are dependent on farming for their livelihoods. The reasons for their distress can be attributed to many reaso
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Role of Biotechnology in Tuberculosis control in India – A Revolution in diagnostics sector

By Pratik Kumar, Microbiologist, TB Culture & DST Laboratory, JLNMCH, Bhagalpur, Bihar The disease TB kills more than 1,400 Indians every day. Some group of Intellectuals says TB is a disease of poor, which is partly true somewhere. WHO estimates that one third of the world’s population is infected with the bacilli that can potentially causes TB, but the transition from infection to disease i
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UoH-BioNEST and Tech Mahindra signed MoU for Technology Collaboration

Photo: Prof Pallu Reddanna (right), Mr. Kandimalla Venugopal (left) by Biotech Express Bureau Tech Mahindra Pvt. Ltd. a leading provider of digital transformation, consulting, and business reengineering services and solutions in Life Sciences and allied areas signed MoU with the UoH-BioNEST, a bio-incubator at the University of Hyderabad (UoH). The MoU was signed in presence of the Prof. Podile Ap
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Management of Acne Vulgaris with Topical Medicine: Current Perspective

By Shreya Das & Barun K Bhattacharyya Biotechnology- R & D, East India Pharmaceutical Works Ltd 119, Biren Roy Road (West), Kolkata – 700061 Look back to your teen years when you were staring at the huge zit on your face in front of the mirror. Thoughts were spinning in your head. How did it get there? How do I get rid of it before anyone sees it? It was reported that approximately
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