Thursday, May 25, 2017

Yearly Archives: 2017

S&T Ministry announces new scheme to attract foreign scientists

The foreign faculty members selected under the new 'VAJRA' scheme would reside in India up to three months in a year and would be provided a lump sum amount of US dollar 15,000 in the first month of residence............

Diagnostics equipment at 18% GST undesirable, says AIMED

While the Association of Indian Medical Device Industry (AIMED) says the prices for most medical devices will not be impacted under the new scheme, it has asked the govt to address the grey areas.........

GST in present form to increase burden on patients: MTaI

The Medical Technology Association of India (MTaI) has stated that the implementation of unmodified GST bill by the government, contrary to the general perception, would increase the cost of medical equipment............

Using tannery waste in fields adding toxics to soil: study

The Indian researchers have studied soil and ground water samples from farms irrigated by tannery effluents in and around Kanpur city in Uttar Pradesh and found that they were contaminated with heavy metals.................

Bangladesh armed forces to get Indian medical aid

Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences will provide specialty medical care to personnel of Bangladesh Armed Forces, including retired personnel, and their family members...........

Will achieve SDG 3 targets by 2030: India tells World Health Assembly

In his address at the Plenary Meeting of the 70th World Health Assembly, the Union Health Minister, Mr J P Nadda reiterated India's confidence of achieving the set goals for Indian health sector..........

Scientists develop software to predict ailing heart

The programme uses information from patient electrocardiograms, filtering noisy signals in this data and converting the heartbeat wave signals into a 0-1 binary language to interpret it...........

DSM Sinochem Pharma wins patent infringement case over amoxicillin API

The Delhi High Court has granted the permanent injunction against the manufacture and sale of Sinopharm Weiqida Pharmaceutical’s Amoxicillin active pharmaceutical ingredient in India...........

India’s quest to become a global biotech hub by 2025!

The BioVoice News takes you through the opinions of top policymakers on the preparations to transform Indian biotech industry into a giant hub in next crucial eight years..........

“Need to build awareness about emerging science of synthetic biology”

Read the exclusive interaction with Prof Pawan Dhar, Head, Synthetic Biology Group, School of Biotechnology, Jawaharlal Nehru University for interesting insights into the latest event on international bio-engineering........

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“Time ripe for Indian stem cells industry to regenerate its strength”

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Mr B N Manohar, Chief Executive Officer, Stempeutics dismisses the claims that Indian stem cells industry hasn’t achieved much and is at the verge of fading out. Read his detailed interview with the Biovoice News.