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A sticky mat that takes away dirt

New Delhi, Feb 23 (UNI) A low-cost, washable mat that takes away dust from a contacting surface has been developed at IIT, Kanpur.
The mat is usable over many cycles and when used it ensures a clean, hygienic, healthy, and refreshing atmosphere at homes, offices, hospitals, and laboratories as well as smooth functioning of many expensive equipment.
Prof Animangsu Ghatak of the Department of Chemical Engineering at the IIT developed the sticky mat with the support of Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, under Make in India initiative.
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Vice-President remembers Veer Savarkar on his death anniversary

Vice-President remembers Veer Savarkar on his death anniversary

26 Feb 2021 | 12:50 PM

New Delhi, Feb 26 (UNI) Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu on Friday paid tribute to freedom fighter and Hindutva ideologue Veer Savarkar on his death anniversary.

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Over 16k COVID-19 cases reported in 24 hrs: MoHFW

Over 16k COVID-19 cases reported in 24 hrs: MoHFW

26 Feb 2021 | 11:43 AM

New Delhi, Feb 26 (UNI) India recorded 16,577 COVID-19 infections over 24 hours that has pushed the country's total caseload to 11,063,491, the Union ministry of health and family welfare's data showed on Friday morning.

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Defence Min salutes IAF on 2nd anniversary of Balakot air strikes

Defence Min salutes IAF on 2nd anniversary of Balakot air strikes

26 Feb 2021 | 11:27 AM

New Delhi, Feb 26 (UNI) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday saluted the courage and diligence of the Indian Air Force (IAF) on the second anniversary of Balakot air strikes.

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Modi govt committed to provide level- playing field for digital media, OTT platforms: Shah

Modi govt committed to provide level- playing field for digital media, OTT platforms: Shah

25 Feb 2021 | 10:31 PM

New Delhi, Feb 25 (UNI) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Minister for Communications, Electronics and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad and Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar for the announcement of the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code), Rules 2021.

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India reaffirms importance of special strategic ties with Russia

25 Feb 2021 | 9:31 PM

New Delhi, Feb. 25 (UNI) Reaffirming the importance that India attaches to the special and privileged strategic partnership with Russia, Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla, on his first visit abroad this year, called on the Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and handed over an invitation from External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar to visit India at a mutually convenient date.

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