The microplastics are extremely small pieces of plastic debris in the environment, resulting from the disposal and breakdown of consumer products and industrial waste.
The granted claims of the patents are being developed as therapeutic agents and are useful in the treatment of cognitive impairment associated with neurodegenerative disorders like Alzheimers disease, attention deficient hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), Huntingtons disease, Parkinsons and Schizophrenia.
Live updates from the Lok Sabha as Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and YSR Congress move the motion of no confidence against the BJP-led NDA government.
It also directed all telecom companies to not include any last date for re-verification in the voice or text messages they send to their subscribers.
The financial fraud, one of the biggest in the state as per records, was being investigated by the different departments of Himachal Pradesh for the past over four years.
The 25-km stretch will involve 6 most important stations — Bengaluru Cantonment, Bengaluru East, Baiyyapannahalli, Krishnarajapuram, Hoodi and Whitefield, and will benefit 62,000 daily commuters.
Media reports had suggested the airline along with another airline may bid for Air India, in a consortium.
The 'Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2016' proposes to regulate surrogacy by establishing appropriate authorities at the central level and in states and Union Territories, an official statement said.
The power department has subsidised 50 percent of the energy charges for domestic consumers up to 400 units per month.
Under the scheme, the government will provide necessary allocations for its remaining period after assessment before March 2020.
The ridership of the mass rapid transit system had significantly dipped in December, in the wake of it effecting its second hike in fare.
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The POS hand-held devices are being introduced in a phased manner, beginning with 100 such machines getting introduced on 26 trains.
Shah said he was confident that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be at the helm of the government with a majority.
The new Indian missions will be set up over four years, from 2018 to 2021, the government said in a statement. It said the new Indian missions will be opened in Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Chad, Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Liberia, Mauritania, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Swaziland and Togo.
The exhibition, Kovind said, was meant at demonstrating to the industry, government and civil society how innovators are collaborating for a creative and compassionate India.
The global steel industry's progress in reducing emissions and energy use continues to be limited. The challenge for the industry will be to lower carbon intensity at a time when demand for steel is forecast to grow 31 per cent by 2030, from 2016 levels.
A meeting was held today with representatives of companies like Flipkart, Snapdeal, Wipro, and industry bodies Nasscom, CII and FICCI as well as officials from RBI and NPCI to discuss various issues, according to sources.
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has charged Mohan, V Narayana Reddy, Managing Director of VNR Infrastructures Ltd (VIL) and a politician along with G Pravin Kumar, a VIL senior executive, the officials said.
The case has been registered by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on a complaint from the SBI on behalf of the 14-bank consortium, they said.
The projects include six-laning of 56 km stretch of Bangalore-Nidagatta section on National Highway 275 for Rs 3447.33 crore and 61 km stretch of Nidagatta-Mysore section for Rs 2765.43 crore, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways said in a statement.
Addressing a public meeting here, Gandhi continued to keep Modi as the focal point of his attack during the second day of his latest tour of poll-bound Karnataka, asserting Congress would win the assembly polls. Attacking Modi, Gandhi said "when India looks at its Prime Minister, it wants to hear the truth and not speeches filled with hate.
In a complaint lodged against Gajera in 2003, one Vajubhai Malani claimed that the former had forged the documents to usurp his land and constructed a compound wall around it.
The Centre, in turn, urged a five judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra to allow Ajay Bhushan Pandey, CEO of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), to make a powerpoint presentation to the court to allay the apprehensions about the Aadhaar scheme.
Chennai-based jewellery chain Kanishk Gold Pvt Ltd has defrauded nearly 14 banks on a loan worth Rs 842.15 crore.