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CSIR-NGRI Chief Scientist appointed as Director of NCESS

CSIR-NGRI Chief Scientist appointed as Director of NCESS

Hyderabad, Apr 19 (UNI) Dr N Purnachandra Rao, Chief Scientist, CSIR-NGRI has been appointed as the Director, National Center for Earth Science Studies (NCESS), Thiruvananthapuram, a premier Institute of Earth Science Research under the Ministry of Earth Sciences, Government of India. Dr Rao has a Ph D degree in Geophysics from the Osmania University, and a D Sc Degree from the University of Tokyo, Japan. Hes had a distinguished research career of about three decades as a scientist and a seismologist at NGRI. Recently, he also received the prestigious National Geoscience award for the year 2016 from President of India in New Delhi. Dr Rao is expected to take charge soon, a statement said here today. UNI VV CS 1555

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25 Apr 2018 | 11:35 AM

Cairo, Apr 25 (UNI) This year’s World Immunization Week campaign, celebrated from April 24 to 30, aims to highlight that protecting entire communities with vaccines protects everyone and so the theme of this year’s campaign is “Protected Together, #VaccinesWork”.

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Immunization one of world’s most successful and cost-effective health interventions

Immunization one of world’s most successful and cost-effective health interventions

23 Apr 2018 | 1:01 PM

Kolkata, Apr 23 (UNI) Immunization saves millions of lives and is widely recognized as one of the world’s most successful and cost-effective health interventions.

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Revised SAGE recommendation on use of dengue vaccine

Revised SAGE recommendation on use of dengue vaccine

21 Apr 2018 | 12:57 PM

Kolkata, Apr 21 (UNI) Dengue is the most frequent and rapidly spreading mosquito-borne virus
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Mosquito-packed drones ready to join fight against Zika

Mosquito-packed drones ready to join fight against Zika

20 Apr 2018 | 7:09 PM

United Nations, Apr 20 (UNI) Robotics may soon be a critical ally in the fight against disease-spreading bugs, a United Nations agency has said after a successful test releasing sterile mosquitos from aerial drones as part of efforts to suppress the insect that spreads Zika and other diseases.

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Evidence shows banning asbestos has no negative economic impact

Evidence shows banning asbestos has no negative economic impact

20 Apr 2018 | 11:56 AM

Kolkata, Apr 20 (UNI) Sound scientific evidence shows that any exposure to asbestos fibres poses significant health risks.

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