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Indian multinational corporation Wipro has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Israel’s Tel Aviv University for research and analysis in quantum science and technology.

Wipro signs MoU with Tel Aviv University for research in quantum computing

Tel Aviv | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2021 02:52 PM IST
According to the MoU, Tel Aviv University’s Center for Quantum Science & Technology faculty members will work with Wipro and its customers to analyse use cases and potential applications of quantum computing for the Indian IT major’s large organisational clients.
It states that apart from the primary activity of doing research, researchers also have to spend a considerable amount of their time and resources on administrative activities related to projects(via REUTERS)
It states that apart from the primary activity of doing research, researchers also have to spend a considerable amount of their time and resources on administrative activities related to projects(via REUTERS)

Science, tech, innovation policy proposes developing benchmark for ‘ease of doing research’

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri
PUBLISHED ON JAN 03, 2021 09:03 PM IST
“Benchmarks for ‘ease of doing research’ will be developed so that research activities are adequately funded, are less bureaucratic and accountability is in both directions, that is the donor and the receiver,” the policy states.
An international research team has uncovered for the first time the importance of a small gland tucked behind the sternum that works to prevent miscarriage and diabetes in pregnant women.(Unsplash)
An international research team has uncovered for the first time the importance of a small gland tucked behind the sternum that works to prevent miscarriage and diabetes in pregnant women.(Unsplash)

Research focuses on importance of forgotten organ in ensuring healthy pregnancies

Washington | By Asian News International | Posted by Shivani Kale
UPDATED ON DEC 29, 2020 12:00 PM IST
An international research team has uncovered for the first time the importance of a small gland tucked behind the sternum that works to prevent miscarriage and diabetes in pregnant women.
Myeloid leukemias are cancers derived from stem and progenitor cells in the bone marrow that give rise to all normal blood cells.(Unsplash)
Myeloid leukemias are cancers derived from stem and progenitor cells in the bone marrow that give rise to all normal blood cells.(Unsplash)

New class of drugs to treat blood and bone marrow cancers: Research

Washington | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
UPDATED ON DEC 26, 2020 05:04 PM IST
A group of scientists in the US, including an Indian-American from the prestigious Cleveland Clinic, have identified a potential new class of drugs that may prove effective in treating certain common types of blood and bone marrow cancers.
Recent analyses indicate that pregnant women and newborns may face elevated risks of developing more severe cases of Covid-19 following SARS-CoV-2 infection.(Pixabay)
Recent analyses indicate that pregnant women and newborns may face elevated risks of developing more severe cases of Covid-19 following SARS-CoV-2 infection.(Pixabay)

Research reveals compromised transfer of SARS-CoV-2-specific antibodies through placenta

Washington | By Asian News International | Posted by Shivani Kale
UPDATED ON DEC 24, 2020 05:20 PM IST
Recent analyses indicate that pregnant women and newborns may face elevated risks of developing more severe cases of Covid-19 following SARS-CoV-2 infection.
Researchers have provided the first physiological evidence that a foundational centre of the brain influences how sound is processed by identifying a previously unknown neural circuit.(Unsplash)
Researchers have provided the first physiological evidence that a foundational centre of the brain influences how sound is processed by identifying a previously unknown neural circuit.(Unsplash)

Research reveals how brain distinguishes speech from noise

Washington | By Asian News International | Posted by Shivani Kale
PUBLISHED ON DEC 21, 2020 01:14 PM IST
During a recent study, researchers provided the first physiological evidence that a foundational centre of the brain influences how sound is processed by identifying a previously unknown neural circuit.
Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant.(ANI file)
Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant.(ANI file)

Govt will encourage students to take up scientific research, studies: Goa CM

Panaji | By Asian News International| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
UPDATED ON DEC 14, 2020 08:49 AM IST
“Our government will take his legacy ahead and ensure that we encourage students to get involved in science learning and undertake projects that contribute to Goa’s development,” he said
The results were published in the journal of Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases.(Pixabay)
The results were published in the journal of Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases.(Pixabay)

Research shows bariatric surgery may reduce severity of Covid-19 in patients with obesity

Washington [US] | By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
UPDATED ON NOV 28, 2020 10:23 AM IST
A Cleveland Clinic study shows that among patients who have obesity and who tested positive for Covid-19, a past history of bariatric surgery was significantly associated with a lower risk of hospital and intensive care unit admission.
Representational image.(Pixabay)
Representational image.(Pixabay)

Government allows ICRISAT Hyderabad to use drones for agricultural research

Mumbai | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
UPDATED ON NOV 16, 2020 05:41 PM IST
The exemption is valid for six months from the date of issuance of permission or until the full operationalization of Digital Sky Platform (Phase-1), whichever is earlier, the release said, adding that the exemption will be valid only if all conditions and limitations are strictly adhered to.
During the pandemic, the amount of screen time for many people working and learning from home as well as binge-watching TV has sharply increased.(Pixabay)
During the pandemic, the amount of screen time for many people working and learning from home as well as binge-watching TV has sharply increased.(Pixabay)

Research finds that blue-light glasses improve sleep, workday productivity

Indiana [US] | By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
UPDATED ON OCT 16, 2020 11:45 PM IST
New research finds that wearing blue-light glasses just before sleeping can lead to a better night’s sleep and contribute to a better day’s work to follow.
IIT Madras(PTI)
IIT Madras(PTI)

IIT Madras researchers develop anti-bacterial, biodegradable food wrapping material

Madras | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Nandini
PUBLISHED ON OCT 12, 2020 04:44 PM IST
Researchers at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras have developed a food wrapping material which is not only anti-bacterial in nature but also biodegradable.
The study was carried by researchers with The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, who led the Houston trial sites.(Pixabay)
The study was carried by researchers with The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, who led the Houston trial sites.(Pixabay)

Research shows benefits, risks of treating appendicitis with antibiotics instead of surgery

Houston [US] | By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
UPDATED ON OCT 06, 2020 11:16 PM IST
Results of a first-of-its-kind clinical trial shed light on when antibiotics instead of surgery might be the better choice for treating appendicitis in some patients.
JNU(PTI)
JNU(PTI)

JNU scholars say COVID-19 has left them anxious about future, research work: Survey

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Nandini
PUBLISHED ON SEP 28, 2020 10:02 PM IST
Over 460 of 530 JNU scholars who participated in a survey said they have been anxious about their future prospects and completing their research works, among other things, since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic.
he Rajya Sabha on Wednesday passed the Institute of Teaching and Research in Ayurveda Bill, 2020. This paves the way for the establishment of a state-of-the-art Ayurvedic institution
he Rajya Sabha on Wednesday passed the Institute of Teaching and Research in Ayurveda Bill, 2020. This paves the way for the establishment of a state-of-the-art Ayurvedic institution

Parliament passes Institute of Teaching and Research in Ayurveda Bill 2020

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Nandini
PUBLISHED ON SEP 17, 2020 08:59 AM IST
The Institute of Teaching and Research in Ayurveda (ITRA) is sought to be established by conglomerating the presently existing Ayurveda institutes at Gujarat Ayurved University campus in Jamnagar, the statement said.
The bill was earlier passed in the Lok Sabha’s budget session.(ANI)
The bill was earlier passed in the Lok Sabha’s budget session.(ANI)

Rajya Sabha passes Institute of Teaching and Research in Ayurveda Bill

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 16, 2020 12:22 PM IST
The institute will be declared an institution of national importance following the passage of the bill and will be instrumental for the promotion of quality in education, research and training in Ayurveda
Union minister Prakash Javadekar.(HT file)
Union minister Prakash Javadekar.(HT file)

National Education Policy lays stress on research, says Javadekar

Pune | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2020 08:25 PM IST
He listed affordability, accessibility, quality, equity, and accountability as the five pillars of the NEP, and also mentioned about introducing a new dimension of flexibility through choice-based education.
J-K Lt Governor Manoj Sinha at the inauguration of the State Council of Education, Research and Training (SCERT) on Saturday.(ANI)
J-K Lt Governor Manoj Sinha at the inauguration of the State Council of Education, Research and Training (SCERT) on Saturday.(ANI)

J-K LG inaugurates State Council of Education, Research and Training

Srinagar | By Asian News International| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2020 03:02 PM IST
Speaking at the event, Sinha said: “The society cannot progress an inch on the path to development without education. Health care and education are the cornerstones of development.”
A file photo of Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. (PTI)
A file photo of Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. (PTI)

IIT Kharagpur researchers awarded for generating power from wet clothes

Kolkata | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
PUBLISHED ON AUG 03, 2020 07:24 PM IST
Another team from the institute was separately granted the same award for addressing the problem of energy conservation and thermal management in wearable and flexible electronic devices.
Panjab University has slipped 10 points in the HRD ministry’s National Institutional Ranking Framework this year.(HT Photo)
Panjab University has slipped 10 points in the HRD ministry’s National Institutional Ranking Framework this year.(HT Photo)

‘Panjab University’s survival mantra: Keep politics out, encourage research’

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 19, 2020 09:35 PM IST
Apart from a funds crunch, politics on campus and politically influenced top faculty posts are hampering the university’s development into a nursery where talent and innovations are nurtured, say Hindustan Times Chandigarh readers
Delhi University.(HT file)
Delhi University.(HT file)

Delhi University announces ‘Research Without Barriers’ initiative under IoE scheme

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Akhilesh Nagari
PUBLISHED ON MAY 18, 2020 04:41 PM IST
The university said that the initiative will define new contours of widening the research catchment, change the way research is perceived and carried out, and democratize and expand the research space.
Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’. (Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)
Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’. (Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)

MHRD announces modifications in PMRF Scheme to boost research in country

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 07, 2020 09:04 PM IST
Most of the seats under the fancied scheme, under which a 1000 seats were created, have been going vacant every year. The HRD ministry now hopes the changed rules would ensure that more seats get filled up.
Wearing a protective suit, a research and development company employee works on the production of coronavirus testing kits in Gebze, northwestern Turkey, Monday, March 23, 2020.(AP)
Wearing a protective suit, a research and development company employee works on the production of coronavirus testing kits in Gebze, northwestern Turkey, Monday, March 23, 2020.(AP)

Global group calls for Covid-19 clinical research in poor nations

Hindustan Times | By Jayashree Nandi
UPDATED ON APR 04, 2020 04:37 AM IST
The team, which published a comment in The Lancet journal on Thursday, said the response of the research and science community to the coronavirus pandemic has been vigorous, but that is not the case in poor countries.
Indian bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan (L) and Australia Chancellor of La Trobe University, Australian John Brumby (R) pose for pictures during the La Trobe University PhD scholarship to PhD research student Gopika Kottantharayil Bhasi (C)at the Indian Cinema Attraction Fund and 10th Indian Film Festival of Melbourne Celebration, in Mumbai on February 26, 2020.(AFP)
Indian bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan (L) and Australia Chancellor of La Trobe University, Australian John Brumby (R) pose for pictures during the La Trobe University PhD scholarship to PhD research student Gopika Kottantharayil Bhasi (C)at the Indian Cinema Attraction Fund and 10th Indian Film Festival of Melbourne Celebration, in Mumbai on February 26, 2020.(AFP)

Shah Rukh Khan awards PhD scholarship on his name to Kerala researcher

Mumbai | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2020 02:18 PM IST
In December last year, when the actor visited the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne, the La Trobe University announced the ‘Shah Rukh Khan La Trobe University PhD Scholarship’.
Lovelash Dutt, a BBA student who holds the honour of figuring in the World Book Of Records(HT)
Lovelash Dutt, a BBA student who holds the honour of figuring in the World Book Of Records(HT)

Chandigarh University makes national record in the field of research, files 500 patents in 7 years

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON FEB 26, 2020 04:14 PM IST
Working with a mission to make India a self-reliant nation in developing new technologies and acclaimed top position in global innovation index, Chandigarh University Gharuan has emerged as the leading university of the country which has filed maximum number of patents in 2018-19.
(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

IIMs, IITs form consortium to promote entrepreneurship ecosystem through research

Bengaluru | By Indo Asian News Service
PUBLISHED ON FEB 26, 2020 09:38 AM IST
Noting that innovation, venturing and entrepreneurship were getting attention from policymakers, IIT-Madras management studies professor Thillai Rajan said the three areas would play a key role in the country’s economic growth.
In a rare move, the government has barred the Karnataka-based Manipal University from receiving foreign funds(HT Photo)
In a rare move, the government has barred the Karnataka-based Manipal University from receiving foreign funds(HT Photo)

MHA cancels Manipal varsity FCRA licence over ‘unauthorised research’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sudhi Ranjan Sen
UPDATED ON FEB 23, 2020 06:57 AM IST
The ministry of home affairs (MHA) suspended the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act -2010 (FCRA) account of the university for carrying out the “unauthorized” research at the Manipal Institute of Virology, the official said.
(HT)
(HT)

BHU’s Centre for Vedic Science to do research on environment-friendly ways of agriculture

Hindustan Times, Varanasi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON FEB 22, 2020 04:36 PM IST
Researchers, who have studied Vedas and also have knowledge about modern ways of agriculture, will do the research at the laboratory of the centre.
A seminar was held on ‘Hypertension: Prevention and management’ at the PGIMER on Saturday.(HT Photo)
A seminar was held on ‘Hypertension: Prevention and management’ at the PGIMER on Saturday.(HT Photo)

Disease prevention: PGIMER experts call for integrated research in traditional, modern medicine

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Amanjeet Singh Salyal, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON FEB 16, 2020 12:42 AM IST
A seminar was held on ‘Hypertension: Prevention and management’ at the institute on Saturday
IIT Madras(PTI)
IIT Madras(PTI)

IIT Madras partners with Ricovr for research on medical device

Madras | By Indo Asian News Service
PUBLISHED ON DEC 20, 2019 02:58 PM IST
IIT Madras researchers have discovered a highly sensitive optical sensing phenomenon and developed a plasmonic nanomaterial based sensing platform that can aid in affordable and more efficient diagnostics.
HT Image
HT Image

Lack of machines hits patient care, research at PGIMER

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Amanjeet Singh Salyal, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON DEC 11, 2019 01:07 AM IST
Awaiting CT scanners, high-end endoscopy machines for two years
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