U`khand tragedy: Blood samples of relatives to be collected

For identification of victims of last year`s Uttarakhand floods tragedy, city-based Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics (CDFD) and Uttarakhand government are trying to contact relatives of missing persons and obtain blood samples for DNA matching.

INS Sindhurakshak tragedy: Seventh body recovered

Rescuers from the Indian Navy on Monday extricated one more body from INS Sindhurakshak, taking the number of victims recovered from the fire-devastated submarine to seven.

INS Sindhurakshak tragedy: Blood samples of relatives being collected

The Navy medical authorities have started collecting blood samples of family members of the 18 personnel who were on board INS Sindhurakshak for DNA identification.

HC notice to J&K govt over DNA profiling of unmarked graves

Admitting the petition, a single-judge bench of Justice
Hasnain Masoodi on Friday issued notice to the state, seeking
its response within two weeks.

DNA profiling of Whale Sharks to begin soon in Gujarat

The DNA profiling of Whale Sharks frequenting the state`s coast will begin soon in Gujarat.

SC seeks govt response on making DNA profiling mandatory

The Supreme Court on Monday sought
a response from the government for making DNA profiling of
unidentified dead bodies mandatory, which could effectively be
used for reaching out to their family members.