Research Centre

  • Small satellite research centre developed by engineering students in Bangalore July 7, 2014

    Bangalore: The STUDSAT (Student Satellite) is a unique satellite technology endeavour undertaken by Under-Graduate students in India. "STUDSAT" is the first Pico-Satellite launched by India. A private engineering college Nitte Meenakshi Institute of Technology as Lead College under the guidance of the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has started this...
  • UGC grants varsity status to Jaipur Engineering College and Research Centre June 3, 2014

    UGC has granted a varsity status to a private university in Rajasthan after the recommendation of All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), the university said on Tuesday. A report of University Grants Commission and AICTE after their teams' visit in January mentioned that JECRC (Jaipur Engineering College and Research Centre)...
  • Bumper litchi crop this year, 20 per cent more harvest expected in Bihar May 1, 2014

    Bihar is expecting a bumper Shahi (royal) litchi crop this year - at least 20 per cent more compared to last year. It's good news for lovers of this sweet and juicy summer fruit. "Thanks to favourable temperature, we expect more litchi this time," said Vishal Nath, director of the Muzaffarpur-based National...
  • Indian physicist resolved Black Hole paradox much before Hawking February 6, 2014

    Bangalore: A new paper released late January in which famed British physicist Stephen Hawking contradicts his own theory and says that Black Holes - in the real sense - do not actually exist has startled the world science community. But Abhas Mitra, a theoretical physicist at the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre...
  • Bangalore: Rs 225 crore brain research centre to come up January 30, 2014

    Bangalore: A brain research centre at a cost of Rs 225 crore will come up in a joint effort between Indian Institute of Science and a trust formed by Infosys Executive Vice-Chairman Kris Gopalakrishnan and his wife. IISc, the country's premier university for scientific research and higher education, and the...
  • MP police send proposal to open forensic DNA research centre in state December 31, 2013

    A proposal to open a forensic DNA research centre in Madhya Pradesh has been sent to the state government by the police, as it is extremely important to investigate crime scenes scientifically to collect evidence, a senior police official said in Bhopal on Tuesday. At an event organised by the Regional Judicial Laboratory of CBI at...
  • India builds agricultural research centre in Myanmar January 4, 2013

    Yangon: India has started building an advanced centre for agricultural research and education in Myanmar capital Nay Pyi Taw to train agriculturists in the country, official media reported on Thursday. The centre is being built at the Yezin University of Agriculture, Xinhua cited the New Light of Myanmar daily as saying. India...
  • Bhopal gas tragedy: hospital for victims shutting down? October 10, 2012

    Bhopal: The victims of the Bhopal gas tragedy and their families are back on a protest. They claim that the Bhopal Memorial Hospital, specially set up for the victims, is on the verge of closure. The hospital built to take care of the victims of the 1984 gas tragedy is...
  • Russia pushes Facebook to open research centre October 2, 2012

    Moscow: Facebook head Mark Zuckerberg was in Moscow on Monday, where top officials were pressing him to expand the company's operations in Russia. Russia's communications minister tweeted that Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev urged the social media giant's founder to abandon plans to lure away Russian programmers and instead open a research...
  • Night shifts can raise heart attack risk by 40 pc July 27, 2012

    London: Night shift workers are at the highest risk of heart attacks and strokes because of their unhealthy eating and sleeping habits, a new research has claimed. Researchers from Stroke Prevention & Atherosclerosis Research Centre (SPARC) in London and Ontario found shift workers were almost 25 per cent more likely to...
  • 12 Bhopal gas tragedy victims die in drug trials July 18, 2012

    Bhopal/New Delhi: An RTI has revealed that Bhopal gas tragedy victims are being used as guniea pigs for drug trials in hospitals. At least 12 victims have died in illegal drug trials till now. The Supreme Court has come down heavily on the Madhya Pradesh government after an NGO filed...
  • SC pulls up MP govt for drug trials on humans July 16, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday pulled up the Madhya Pradesh government on drug trials and came down heavily on the Shivraj Singh Chouhan administration for treating people as guinea pigs even as people are dying due to illegal trials. Terming it "most unfortunate', the apex court criticised the...
  • Indians lead Asians in income, education in US June 20, 2012

    Washington: Asian Americans are the highest-income, best-educated and fastest-growing racial group in the US with Indian Americans leading them all in their levels of income and education, according to a new survey. Seven in 10 Indian-American adults ages 25 and older have a college degree, compared with about half of Americans...
  • Asia's first dolphin research centre in Bihar April 15, 2012

    Patna: With only about 2,000 Gangetic river dolphins left in India, down from tens of thousands just a few decades ago, the Bihar government is planning to set up Asia's first research centre to strengthen conservation efforts to save the endangered mammal. An official in the chief minister's office said the...
  • Mumbai: BARC security breached 25 times in 2 years March 28, 2012

    Mumbai: The Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), India's premier nuclear facility in Mumbai and also most vulnerable to a possible terror attack was on top of the list of sensitive buildings surveyed and video-taped by 26/11 terror attacks planner David Coleman Headley. Headley surveyed the BARC complex for a possible...
  • Tata Motors focuses on going global February 29, 2012

    As they say, looks can often be misleading. At first glance, the Engineering and Research Centre (ERC) inside the Tata Motors' factory in Pimpri doesn't seem to be the kind of place where great ideas are born. The paint on the walls is a dull shade of blue and white,...
  • Scientists find signs of missing 'god particle' December 13, 2011

    Geneva: Scientists at the CERN physics research centre said on Tuesday they had found signs of - although not yet conclusively discovered - the Higgs boson, an elementary particle which is the missing link in the Standard Model of physics. Fabiola Gianotti, the scientist in charge of the ATLAS experiment at...
  • China building R&D centre for cloud computing December 13, 2011

    Beijing: China is building a world class R&D centre for cloud computing in the capital, which officials hope would bring about USD 7.9 billion investment. The centre is being built in the Beijing Economic-Technological Development Area (BDA), local authorities said. Cloud computing industry - that provides web storage services besides...
  • Scientists prove Einstein's theory of relativity wrong? November 20, 2011

    Scientists, who in September said they discovered sub-atomic particles can travel faster than light, have fine tuned their experiment and the result seems to confirm the startling finding. ...
  • US Nuclear Regulatory Commission to visit India November 5, 2011

    New Delhi: In a bid to share experience on safety standards and regulation for the safe operation of nuclear power plants, a US Nuclear Regulatory Commission team, led by Chairman Gregory B Jaczko, will visit the country and hold meetings with Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB). US NRC Chairman Gregory B...
  • Scientists find particles faster than light September 24, 2011

    New Delhi: Nothing travels faster than light, that is one of Physics' most basic laws. Now scientists say they have seen something that can and that can prove that Einstein could actually have been wrong. Scientists at the CERN Nuclear research centre in Geneva fired neutrinos, which are tiny sub atomic...
  • Bhopal: Drug trials conducted on gas victims August 7, 2011

    Bhopal: Bhopal Memorial Hospital and Research Centre has been carrying out clinical trials on gas victims. CNN-IBN has accessed documents that show that at least 80 per cent of the patients on whom trials were conducted, were victims of the gas tragedy. What was suspected and alleged so far is confirmed...
  • Rajiv Gandhi trust flouts land laws: Haryana HC August 1, 2011

    New Delhi: The Punjab and Haryana High Court pulled up the Hooda government on Monday for flouting land laws in order to aid the Rajiv Gandhi Charitable Trust in Gurgaon's Ulawas village. It is being reported that the site for the Indira Gandhi Eye Hospital and Research Centre in Gurgaon's...
  • I built Escorts from scratch: Trehan June 16, 2007

    New Delhi: Dr Naresh Trehan is all set to join Apollo Hospital just days after Fortis reinstated him as the Executive Director of Escorts. He says the split with the Escorts management in the end was amicable . Dr Trehan will soon join the Apollo Group of hospitals. He said on...
  • Trehan reinstated as Escorts' ED June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: The ten day-long standoff between Fortis Healthcare - the managing group of Delhi-based Escorts Hospital - and renowned cardiologist Naresh Trehan has finally culminated in an out-of-court settlement. Dr Trehan has been reinstated as Executive Director of Escorts even as Fortis has apologised for the statements made by it...
  • Fortis wants to settle with Trehan June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: The week-long standoff between Fortis Healthcare, the managing group of Delhi-based Escorts Hospital, and renowned cardiologist Naresh Trehan seems to be heading for an early settlement after Fortis offered to go for an out-of-court settlement with the sacked cardiologist. "Fortis is open to an out-of-court settlement with Dr ...
  • Doc friends rush to Trehan's aid May 23, 2007

    New Delhi: The fight between renowned cardiologist Naresh Trehan and Fortis Healthcare on Wednesday took a new turn when an association of doctors - who are supporting Trehan - moved the Delhi High Court for setting up a committee to run Escorts hospital. An application in this regard was mentioned before...
  • Police registers case against Trehan May 23, 2007

    New Delhi: Eminent cardiologist Naresh Trehan landed in fresh legal trouble as a case of trespassing and vandalism was registered against him at the behest of Escorts management. Trehan and his close associates were not allowed to enter the healthcare institute on Saturday. However after much scuffle Trehan was permitted...
  • India 360: Trehan not treated badly May 22, 2007

    The ugly public sacking of one of India's most eminent cardiac surgeons Dr Naresh Trehan has sparked a fresh row between the doctor’s supporters and the top management of Escorts Heart Institute. The dispute reached a point of no return on Monday when Trehan's name was struck off Escorts Heart Institute's...
  • Fortis reshuffles ranks, Trehan out May 22, 2007

    New Delhi: The spat between eminent cardiologist Naresh Trehan and the Fortis management snowballed into a bigger controversy as the hospital’s top management on Monday reshuffled the key posts including the one held by Trehan at Escorts before he was sacked. Escorts Hospital Managing Director Shivender Mohan Singh has taken...