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IIT-Bombay Startups Develop Alcohol-Free Sterilizer Spray to Keep Viruses and Bacteria Away

IIT-Bombay Startups Develop Alcohol-Free Sterilizer Spray to Keep Viruses and Bacteria Away
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The coronavirus pandemic has led to a spike in the sales of alcohol-based hand sanitizers and surface disinfectant sprays that can be bought in abundance today via online marketplaces. However, two startups under the Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay (IIT) have come up with a viable replacement for alcohol-based sanitizers in the form of an alcohol-free sterilizer that can disinfect surfaces and provide protection against viruses and bacteria for a period of 10 days.

Known as 'Avran', this product is powered by nanotechnology, the researchers said.

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Hindustan Times

13 flyers under scanner amid new variant concerns

13 flyers under scanner amid new variant concerns
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Thirteen international passengers who arrived in the city from 'high risk' countries are under observation at Delhi's Lok Nayak hospital as their samples await genome sequencing results to ascertain if they have been infected by the Omicron variant of the coronavirus.


Read all the latest updates on COVID-19 here.

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India Today

Horoscope Today, December 5, 2021: Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricorn, Aquarius, Pisces

Horoscope Today, December 5, 2021: Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricorn, Aquarius, Pisces
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Wondering what your luck has in store for you today? Look for your Sun sign in the daily horoscope below and find out.

Aries: Page of cups

Dear Aries!

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