IIT Indore receives 2 patents for pioneering inventions in the fields of medicine & technology

IIT Indore has been a constant promoter of new and innovative ideas

Through its high academic standards and commitment towards progress, IIT Indore has been a constant promoter of new and innovative ideas. As per the latest developments, the institute has received two patents from Indian Patent Office for its path-breaking creations. Reportedly, Prof. Avinash Sonawane from the Department of Bioscience and Biomedical Engineering and Dr. Anirban Dasgupta from the Computer Science Department have been successful in getting the patents.


New drug expected to support the cure of Blood Cancer

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As per reports, Prof. Sonawane has formulated a new drug for the treatment of blood cancer patients. Through the protein engineering method, he has devised a medicine that can aid the individuals affected by Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia, a kind of blood cancer. As per reports, his inventive project has also triumphed in receiving funds from the Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council, DBT, Government of India. Reportedly, he will collaborate with a department of Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai for the clinical trials.

Given the fact that a large count of individuals is diagnosed with this life-threatening disease, a good quality drug is essential for them. Currently, the treatment leads to serious health externalities like neurotoxicity, immunogenicity, hypersensitivity and other things. Therefore, researchers worldwide have been looking for a safer drug that doesn't prove to be detrimental in case of disease relapse. Now, this latest development at IIT Indore is expected to be conducive in many respects.

Latest research to aid in the production of better digital chips

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On the other hand, Dr. Dasgupta's research has been focused in the field of technology. He has received the patent for his invention on "Design Space Exploration System and Method thereof using a Bacterial Foraging Optimization Mechanism", reportedly. This recent finding shall be helpful in creating better digital chips of camera systems and mobile devices.

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The LU management will conduct recruitment for the posts of Professor, Assistant Professor and Associate Professor.

In order to fill the vacant positions across various departments, Lucknow University will soon roll out the plans for the induction of nearly 200 teachers and academics. As per reports, the varsity administration will conduct recruitment for the posts of Professor, Assistant Professor and Associate Professor. It is expected that the schedule for online registrations will be announced soon and the process will be executed in alignment with the May 2021 orders.

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Any beneficiary linked to this scheme can receive free treatment worth ₹5 lakh at any listed hospital in India.

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10 special centres set up across Indore for focused vaccination of pregnant women!

These sites have been established at medical centres and hospitals where regular care is provided to pregnant women.

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Thunderstorm & rain in store for Goa today; IMD issues orange alert for July 30-31

Relief work to help those affected by the massive rainfall, is currently underway.

The monsoon spell has cast a widespread effect across Goa, washing the North and South districts with short spells of sporadic rains in the morning today. As per reports, these light to moderate showers will be accompanied by thunderstorms through the day. The showers may clock around 11.5 cm to 20.4 cm in rainfall in the next 24 hours.

As such. the IMD has also warned against very heavy downpour activity in isolated regions. Meanwhile, an orange alert has further been raised for July 30-31 amid forecasts of torrential rains.

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Mumbai Metropolitan region to get 1st data centre under Yondr-Everstone's $1 bn joint venture!

Hyper-scale data centres shall also come up across Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Chennai and National Capital Region (Delhi).

In an attempt to boost the information technology infrastructure of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region, a new data centre has been proposed under a joint venture of Yondr and Everstone groups. Reportedly, the two firms have collaborated on a $1 billion project for setting up hyper-scale data centres across different parts of India. The global developer, owner-operator and service provider firm, Yonder aims to scale up the connectivity through its partnership with the private equity company, Everstone.

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COVID testing marks a significant dip in Indore in the 3rd week of July!

The daily count of tests lies in the range of 7,000 to 10,000 while the state administration orders call for 10,000 daily tests.

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