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Samples Of ‘Highest Risk’ Defence Personnel Stored At DNA Repository

DNA samples of over 7,000 armed forces personnel, who are considered to be “at the highest risk of death”, have been collected and stored at the DNA profiling centre and repository in the Armed Forces Medical College, Pune. Part of an ambitious project of the Armed Forces Medical Services to develop

Railways To Take Reformative Measures To Promote Heritage Preservation

Ministry of Railways has identified several reformative measures to promote heritage preservation. To give focused attention to preserve Indian Railways’ century old rich heritage, the Railway Board recently organized a day-long event of heritage officers of Zonal Railways and production units.

Approval For Implementation Of ‘Prime Minister Research Fellows' Scheme

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday has approved implementation of 'Prime Minister's Research Fellows (PMRF)' scheme at a total cost of Rs.1650 crore for a period of seven years beginning 2018-19. The Prime Minister has emphasized the importance of innovation and technology for the progress and

19 Camps Held For Aids & Assistive Living Devices For Senior Citizens

The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment has launched the ‘Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana (RVY)’ with an objective to provide senior citizens, belonging to BPL category and suffering from age related disabilities/ infirmities, with such physical aids and assisted living devices which can restore

Farmers Can Install Subsidised Solar Pumps & Sell Surplus Power Too

Solar power could soon become the new cash crop for farmers, who can make an extra buck or two by switching to solar power for running irrigation pumps and selling surplus power to discoms. All this will become possible because of heavy dose of funding promised in the Budget for 'KUSUM' (Kisan Urja

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