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    Remdesivir for COVID: This Freedom Fighter & His Son Built Cipla Into What It Is Today

    In a significant development earlier this week, Indian pharmaceutical giant Cipla Ltd lowered the price of its generic version of Remdesivir—an antiviral drug originally made by US biopharmaceutical giant Gilead Sciences Inc—called Cipremi to Rs 3,000 from Rs 4,000. (Image above of Yusuf Hamied receiving Padma Bhushan from President Abdul Kalam...

    • 9 hrs ago
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    IIT Student's Award-Winning Formula Extends Life Of Sugarcane Juice Upto 12 Weeks

    Sugarcane juice, a refreshing drink on a hot summer afternoon, is not only delicious but also nutritious. Cultivated across various parts of Southeast Asia for several years, the juice has been used to treat several ailments by Ayurveda practitioners. It is extracted by crushing the stalk, which is a part of the plant that is packed with nutrients. According to...

    • 11 hrs ago
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    It Costs Just Rs 10 to Charge This EV, With Reverse Gear & In-Built Mobile Charger

    Nearly a fortnight ago, Warivo Motor, a Jaipur-based electric vehicle startup, launched their latest range of premium e-scooters called the Falcon Ace. With a top speed of 60 kmph and battery range extending from 75 to 80 km on a single charge, this e-scooter is equipped with reverse gear, a Bluetooth speaker, port for mobile phone charging and double disc...

    • 11 hrs ago
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    IIT B's Coating Tech Offers Increased Protection From Covid, Lasts Upto 20 Washes

    L ast year in May, a team of researchers — comprising a PhD and three post-doctoral research fellows and led by professor Rinti Banerjee from IIT-Bombay — developed a coating technology called Duraprot (durable+protection) that can render the coronavirus inactive. The technology is being used to make masks and PPEs. Duraprot is a natural and...

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    This Super-Light Electric Bike Costs Just Rs 6 To Fully Charge, Has a Range of 65 Km

    Sri Harsha Vardhan Kanumalla, the CEO and founder of Uton Energia, a Hyderabad-based electric vehicle startup, makes an interesting observation. (Image above of Uton Energia's bike called fortyfive.) 'Statistics reveal that the average distance of commute for an Indian is around 6 to 8 km [one way]. Even with such a reasonable distance, most Indians spend a...

    • 4 days ago
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    Kerala Woman Takes Love For Regional Films To Hollywood, Bags Golden Globe Winning Projects

    S onal Naroth was in Class III when Ramji Rao Speaking (1989), a Malayalam cult comedy, became her favourite movie. Unlike children who are usually drawn to elaborate sets and action scenes with flying cars, Sonal found herself relating more with the characters and the intricate relationship they shared in this low-budget movie, which neither had fancy...

    • 6 days ago
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    'I'm my own boss': Karnataka Woman Set up Automobile Biz & Increased Income by 70%

    Shell India brings to us the inspiring story of Monika, as part of their recent campaign #GreatThingsHappenWhenWeMove. Article sponsored by Shell. At first glance, 33-year-old Monika's life may seem ordinary. Like hundreds of women, she too wakes up early to finish all her chores, gets her kids ready for school and then trots off to work as the owner of a...

    • 2 weeks ago
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    BBA Grad Builds Unique Cart, Decides to 'Monkey' Around Instead of Waiting For a Job

    If you pass through Church Street in Bengaluru, it is unlikely that you'd miss the person in a monkey mask next to a small kiosk, playing music. But don't mistake him for a roadside busker playing music for your entertainment. Behind the mask is a 21-year-old graduate whose actual business entails running a unique food stall with only one item on the menu...

    • 2 weeks ago
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    This Trailblazing IPS Officer's Reforms Helped Andhra Cops Bag 3 National Awards

    The Andhra Pradesh Police Department recently (on March 21) bagged three national-level awards for their outstanding performance and innovative policing methods. These include FICCI's Best State Award, SKOCH Indian Award for the Country's Best Director-General of Police, and the National Crime Record Bureau's Award for Best Criminal Justice system. Alongside, IPS...

    • 4 weeks ago
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    UP Brothers Turn 200 Quintals Of Cattle Waste Into Vermicompost, Earn Rs 20 Lakh/Year

    Traditionally, villagers of Sikhar in Uttar Pradesh had relied on cow dung and other organic material including wood to use as fuel for cooking. However, when the Central government announced the Ujjwala scheme and supplied LPG cylinders of subsidies, the use of cow dung in cooking became redundant. The immediate effect of this was that villagers stopped...

    • 4 weeks ago

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