Oceans to have more plastic than fish by 2050? Innovative solutions to #BeatPlasticPollution

International Plastic Bag Free Day 2019 is observed every year on 3rd July. The CSIR-National Physical Laboratory of India has come up with solutions to tackle plastic pollution in India by turning waste plastic into colourful tiles. #PlasticFreeDay #PlasticTiles

Jul 03, 2019, 15:10 PM IST

Results of CSIR UGC NET June Exam 2017 delayed

Results of the UGC JRF/NET 2017 exams has been delayed.

Oct 27, 2017, 00:42 AM IST

Delhi govt directs immediate implementation of six measures to curb air pollution

The ideas and their proposals stem from scientific reports of Government of India by CPCB, CSIR and NEERI and orders of the National Green Tribunal (NGT).

Nov 30, 2016, 23:07 PM IST

India shows second highest growth in science research: Report

Nine institutions feature from the UK, eight from Germany and five from India.

Oct 11, 2016, 20:19 PM IST

Can profit by meeting agricultural demands of Gulf: PM Modi

Urging scientists to draw up focused targets in agriculture to boost exports, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that Indian farmers can benefit by meeting the demands of the Gulf countries.

Sep 26, 2016, 13:19 PM IST

BGR-34 - Ayurvedic anti-diabetic drug launched by CSIR!

The modern diabetes drugs are known for side-effects and toxicity while BGR-34 works by controlling blood sugar and limiting the harmful effects of other drugs.

Jun 27, 2016, 22:21 PM IST

Rs 5 anti-diabetes herbal drug launched by CSIR

The Lucknow-based Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) laboratories has accomplished a remarkable feat.

Dec 15, 2015, 21:25 PM IST

NBRI announces herbal drug to cure type-2 diabetes

An anti-diabetes herbal drug that costs Rs.5 per pill, developed by two Lucknow-based Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) laboratories, has been launched in parts of north India.

Oct 27, 2015, 22:42 PM IST

Scientifically proven anti-diabetes herbal drug launched in India

The drug was launched for commercial and marketing purposes by a Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) lab in Lucknow on Sunday. 

Oct 26, 2015, 09:26 AM IST

New biodegrable plastic material developed; final trials on

Researchers at Kasilingam University and Council for Scientific and Industrial Research claim they have developed a new biodegradable plastic material, which is in the final stages of trials.

Aug 29, 2015, 00:08 AM IST

Microbiologist Girish Sahni appointed new CSIR chief

Girish Sahni, a microbiologist and former director of CSIR-Institute of Microbial Technology in Chandigarh, has been appointed as the new director general of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research.

Aug 27, 2015, 11:59 AM IST

PM Modi asks scientists to put end to silo approach

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today asked the country's scientists to put an end to the "silo approach" and stress on innovations in areas like agriculture, solar energy and cleaning of the river Ganga.

Aug 19, 2015, 22:18 PM IST

CSE disproves CSIR findings on CNG vehicles

Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) on Monday refuted the recent study by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) on compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles.

Aug 11, 2015, 18:19 PM IST

Over 1500 yogic asanas shortlisted to thwart patenting by foreign MNCs, individuals

 In a move that will help thwart attempts by foreign MNCs and individuals to get patents and trademark on ancient yoga techniques, the government has shortlisted over 1500 asanas and videographed over 250, classifying them as "traditional knowledge" of the country.

Aug 09, 2015, 11:29 AM IST

CNG-run vehicles emit dangerous nanocarbon, can cause cancer: CSIR study

The compressed natural gas (CNG)-run buses are harmful for humans as they emit "nanocarbon" particles which can cause cancer, according to a study conducted by Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR). 

Aug 07, 2015, 08:54 AM IST

Indian Institute of Chemical Technology to set up science park

 To promote science among school and college students, city-based CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (IICT), has planned for setting up a 'science park' at its Narayanguda premises here.

Aug 05, 2015, 23:21 PM IST

CSIR succeeds in whole genome sequencing of basil

In what could be the first step to understand and unravel the secrets of 'mother of all herbs' and provide scientific validity to the traditional claims of its utility in diverse medicinal usage, CSIR-Central Institute of Medicinal & Aromatic Plants (CSIR-CIMAP) has published whole genome sequence of Ocimum Sanctum (basil/tulsi).

Jun 01, 2015, 21:54 PM IST

Come up with cost effective, implementable solutions: Harsh Vardhan to scientists

 Union Minister for Science and Technology Harsh Vardhan today urged scientists to come up with cost-effective and implementable solutions to the problems of the common man, saying science is 'of no use' if it was not connected to people.

Mar 23, 2015, 18:54 PM IST

CSIR files patent for leather tanning tech breakthrough

 The CSIR has filed a patent for its breakthrough in leather tanning technology that does not require water.

Nov 30, 2014, 10:38 AM IST

10 scientists get Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize

Ten scientists were today felicitated with prestigious Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for their outstanding contributions to field of science and technology.

Sep 26, 2014, 21:27 PM IST