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DBT National workshop on bioenergy 2019 at IIT Kharagpur kick-starts today

Kolkata, Oct 17 (UNI) The PK Sinha Centre for Bioenergy and Renewables, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur, has organized a two-day DBT National Workshop on Bioenergy (DNWB 2019) which started today.

Funded by the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India, this workshop aims to bring together bioenergy scientists from around the country to promote a national conversation on and solve technological challenges towards achieving the national mission of deploying clean energy to fight climate change.

The workshop provides a rare opportunity to DBT's five Bioenergy Centres, namely, the DBT-Pan IIT Centre for Bioenergy, the DBT-ICGEB Centre for Bioenergy, the DBT-IOCL Centre, the DBT-TERJ Centre for Bioenergy, and the DBT-ICT Centre for Energy Biosciences, to come together, discuss their bioenergy researches, exchange new ideas, and collaborate towards building a renewable energy future for India.
Coordinated by Prof. Saikat Chakraborty and Prof. Mrinal K. Maiti of IIT Kharagpur, DNWB-2019 aims to bridge the gap between researchers from academia and industries with other professionals within India through various keynote addresses, scientific and technical lecturesand poster presentations encompassing the current situations and future trends on various aspects of bioenergy, including combating climate change through biofuels, algal biofuels, lignocellulsic biofuels, and cyanobacterial biofuels.
Professor M.S. Ananth, two two-time Former Director of IIT Madras was the Chief Guest at the workshop's inaugural programme and Dr. Anjan Ray, Director, Indian lnstitute of Petroleum Dehradun was the Guest of Honour. Dr. Sangita M. Kasture, Joint Director, DBT, represented the Union Ministry of Science and Technology.
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Forced politics on Jharkhand will not be allowed: Sudesh

06 Dec 2019 | 7:10 PM

Ranchi, Dec 6 (UNI) AJSU supremo Sudesh Kumar Mahto today said that forced politics
on Jharkhand will not be allowed and henceforth only politics based on principles will be
done in the state.

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Mein reviews preparations of Parshuram Kund Mela

Mein reviews preparations of Parshuram Kund Mela

06 Dec 2019 | 7:06 PM

Itanagar, Dec 6 (UNI) Arunachal Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein on Friday
held a meeting at Tezu with Lohit district administration and various stakeholders, to
review all the preparatory activities related to the organising of Parshuram Kund Mela-2020.

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2 Insas rifles with 383 live cartridges recovered by Dumka Police

06 Dec 2019 | 7:02 PM

Dumka, Dec 6 (UNI) In a joint operation conducted by the district police and jawans
of SSB, couple of Insas rifles which had been looted by the maoists from police were
recovered during a search operation conducted in Bhuski Pahadi under Raneshwar
Police Station area of this district.

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End of withdrawal process, 237 candidates to battle out in 5th phase

06 Dec 2019 | 6:59 PM

Ranchi, Dec 6 (UNI) A total of 9 candidates have withdrawn their nominations at the
end of the stipulated time frame for withdrawal of nominations leaving behind 237
candidates for the fifth phase of polls on 16 seats of the Santhal Pargana division
where voting will be held on December 20.

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Dead Wild boar seized, four taxidermists arrested

06 Dec 2019 | 6:53 PM

Kendrapara, Dec 6 (UNI) Forest personnel today arrested four taxidermist for their alleged involvement in killing a wild boar in the Sunei Rupei protected forest under Rajnagar forest
Range within Bhitarkanika National Park.

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