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Awards announced for Indo-U.S. Virtual Networks for COVID-19

Eight binational teams consisting of researchers from India and the US have received awards to pursue cutting-edge research in pathogenesis and disease management of COVID-19 through Indo-US virtual networks. The areas of research they will pursue include antiviral coatings, immune modulation, tracking SARS CoV-2 in wastewater, disease detection mechanisms, reverse …

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Al Ain Zoo intensifies its precautionary efforts to protect wildlife

Al Ain Zoo recently implemented precautions for its animals according to international best practices, includingactivating an early epidemiological monitoring system and business continuity plans in the veterinary department for emergency cases. However, now that the region is passing through the situation of the COVID-19 emergency, the Zoo is beginning to …

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Coronavirus cases in Pak rises to 14,885; death toll 327

Islamabad : Pakistan’s coronavirus cases have climbed to 14,885 while the death toll from the pandemic has reached 327 with 26 more fatalities, the health ministry said on Wednesday. According to the Ministry of National Health Services, 3,425 people have recovered from the contagion while 129 were still in critical …

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DRDO Signs Technology Development Contract with Rosoboronexport Russia

High Energy Materials Research Laboratory (HEMRL) is the DRDO laboratory working in the development of spectrum of high energy materials required for missiles, rockets and guns. During DefExpo 2020, HEMRL, Pune signed technology development contract with Rosoboronexport, Russia for development of Advanced Pyrotechnic Ignition Systems. Director HEMRL Shri. KPS Murthy …

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35 killed, 48 injured in stampede in Iran

New Delhi : As many as 35 people were killed and several others seriously injured in a stampede that erupted on Tuesday at a funeral procession for a top Iranian General Qassem Soleimani, killed in a U.S. airstrike last week. The report suggests that more than 48 people have injured …

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