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Religions united to pray for peace and care for one another in the pandemic crisis

Ahmedabad While national measures limiting social activities bring out changes of daily routine due to the pandemic, efforts to understand spiritually about life facing diseases and related social changes are underway across religion. On December 14,560 representatives from 31 religions in 80 countries including Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Jainism, Judaism and Sikhism joined in an online gathering named “HWPL End-of-year Religious Leaders’ Gathering: United Hopes & Prayers for a Brighter 2021” to express words of consolation to humanity and…

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Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi addresses “International Corona Virus Short Film Festival” in New Delhi

Ahmedabad Union Minister of Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi has said that the government, society, cinema and media in India have played a commendable role with courage, commitment and caution during the Corona pandemic. Short films conveying awareness and strong message played an important role during the crisis. While addressing the “International Corona Virus Short Film Festival” at NDMC Convention Centre in New Delhi today, Naqvi said that short films played a crucial role in making the people aware…

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Chairs a review meeting regarding transition of Corona in Jamnagar

Ahmedabad Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel chaired a review meeting with the officials of the district administrative as well with the public representatives to assess the overall situation regarding the transition as well the control of Corona in Jamnagar district. Rupani said that from the last five months, the entire attention of the state government has been focused on controlling corona and for this maximum action is being taken by the health department…

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Researchers culture novel coronavirus

Ahmedabad The Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) has established stable cultures of coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) from patients’ samples. Virologists at CCMB have isolated infectious viruses from several isolates. The ability to culture the virus in lab enables CCMB to work towards vaccine development and testing of potential drugs to fight COVID-19. Novel coronavirus enters human cell by binding with the ACE-2 receptor on the cell surface. Not all cells have ACE-2 receptors. Human epithelial cells in the respiratory…

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CSIR IGIB and TATA Sons sign an MoU for licensing KNOWHOW related to development of a kit

It is a completely indigenous scientific invention and FELUDA for COVID-19 has been designed for mitigating the ongoing COVID-19 situation and cater to mass testing Its main advantages are its affordability, relative ease of use and non-dependency on expensive Q-PCR machines New Delhi CSIR’s constituent lab, Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology (CSIR-IGIB) and TATA Sons signed a MoU for licensing of KNOWHOW for FNCAS9 EDITOR LINKED UNIFORM DETECTION ASSAY (FELUDA) FOR RAPID DIAGNOSIS OF COVID-19. The license shall…

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