DEPARTMENT OF SCIENCE
Scientists strike note of caution as 'Made in India' vaccine programme gains momentum
India's premier medical body ICMR has said 12 clinical ...
Trump Spring Agenda proposes changes in H-1B, H4 EAD and OPT programs
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Dassault Systèmes demonstrates innovations for the life sciences industry in India
The event focused on transforming and digitalizing the life sciences industry in India, which is undergoing core shifts in business processes and manufacturing operations to make it more agile and adaptable.
With earthquake, supercyclone & solar eclipse predictions, Chicken Little should turn to science
Citing an extinction event far in the future could help doomsayers regain credibility.
Income tax department amends TDS form, makes it more comprehensive
Through a notification, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has amended Income Tax Rules to include TDS on e-commerce operators, dividend distributed by mutual funds and business trusts, cash withdrawals, professional fees and interest.
Advance pricing pacts to reflect Covid reality: I-T department to MNCs
APA is a transfer pricing tool that dictates pricing mechanisms or margins to be maintained while dealing with an overseas parent or another group entity. APAs have been one of the most successful tools in reducing litigation in transfer pricing disputes.
Pharma, life sciences companies scale up hiring as production increases
According to Xpheno, a staffing firm catering to the pharma sector, as many as 30,000 vacancies exist across the pharma space, in areas of sales, research and development functions such as in formulation and analytical development, regulatory affairs, production and quality control.
Buy Jubilant Life Sciences, target price Rs 867: Anand Rathi
The brokerage continues to remain positive on the company on a medium to longer term perspective and maintains a buy rating on the stock.
IISc partners with TalentSprint for advanced courses in science
This programme reflects the current reality of acute global disruptions in healthcare, and the demands of the emerging $280 billion healthtech industry, said Santanu Paul, co-founder and CEO, TalentSprint.
Indian envoy meets National Space Council, discusses India-US collaboration in science and space
Indian Ambassador to US Taranjit Singh Sandhu said that he had held several meetings with Kelvin Droegmeier, Director, Office of Science and Tech Policy, and Scott Pace, Executive Secretary, National Space Council this week to discuss India-US collaboration in science and space.
IIT Madras launches world's first online BSc degree in Programming and Data Science
The programme was launched by Union Human Resource Development (HRD)Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' and Minister of State for HRD Sanjay Dhotre.
Raghava Life Sciences in talks with formulators for potential Covid drug Favipiravir
Favipiravir, a generic version of Avigan that is used to treat influenza in Japan, is being studied as an experimental drug in treating the novel Coronavirus disease in India, Russia, China, Japan, Turkey, Thailand and others.
HRD, S&T ministries launch 'Drug Discovery Hackathon' to develop anti-COVID drug
The initiative is being jointly carried out by the 'MHRD's Innovation Cell (MIC)', All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) of the Ministry of Science and Technology.
Govt initiates consultation process for new science, technology and innovation policy
The government has initiated a consultation process for formulation of a new national Science, Technology and Innovation Policy (STIP 2020), a statement said.
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