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CSIR-NIIST commercialises technology for making agro-waste leather substitutes

Thiruvananthapuram, Mar 13 (UNI) The CSIR-National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology (NIIST) here on Monday commercialised an innovative technology to manufacture leather from agro-residues, providing an alternative to animal and synthetic leather in an environment-friendly and cost-effective manner.
This is among threemilestone agreements signed on transfer of technologies developed by scientists of NIIST.
The tie-ups with government and private organisations were formalised in the presence of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) Director General Dr. N Kalaiselvi and CSIR-NIIST Research Council Chairman Prof Javed Iqbal and CSIR-NIIST Director Dr C. Anandharamakrishnan at a function at Bhatnagar Auditorium at the institute here.
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Karnataka HC extends interim bail for Bhavani Revanna until final ruling

14 Jun 2024 | 10:55 PM

Bengaluru, June 14 (UNI) Karnataka High Court on Friday reserved its judgment on the highly charged anticipatory bail plea of Bhavani Revanna, ensnared in a kidnapping case linked to the sensational sexual abuse allegations against her son, suspended Janata Dal (Secular) leader Prajwal Revanna.

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CMFRI, INCOIS to boost research on oceanography, fisheries management

14 Jun 2024 | 10:52 PM

Kochi, June 14 (UNI) Strengthening efforts for the sustainable utilisation of India’s marine fisheries, the ICAR-Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS) to collaborate on various research initiatives, including improved fishing advisories.

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I am confident of functioning efficiently as HRD, IT Minister: Lokesh

I am confident of functioning efficiently as HRD, IT Minister: Lokesh

14 Jun 2024 | 10:16 PM

Vijayawada, June 14 (UNI) Minister Nara Lokesh on Friday expressed his gratitude towards his father and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu for providing him with a "very good opportunity" by allocating the Human Resources Development (HRD), Information Technology (IT), Electronics and Communication besides the Real Time Governance (RTG) portfolios to him.

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Telangana: Maoist couple carrying Rs 4L bounty each surrenders in Karimnagar

14 Jun 2024 | 10:11 PM

Hyderabad, June 14 (UNI) Disassociating with Maoist ideology and attracting attention to the rehabilitation programme announced by the Telangana government, a young Maoist couple surrendered before the police in Karimnagar on Friday.

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'Fraudulent' NEET will be eradicated one day : Stalin

14 Jun 2024 | 9:45 PM

Chennai, June 14 (UNI) Tamil Nadu was the first to opposed the 'fraudulent' NEET and now the
entire country is opposing and it would be eradicated one day, Chief Minister M K Stalin said
on Friday.

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