star jasmine

Prayagraj student develops all season Jasmine variety

The star jasmine developed by scientists at Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) in 2019 and was meant to be a perennial variety that could be grown in every season in the southern states. The jasmine flower is extensively used in temples and rituals. Mar 16, 2020
IISc Bangalore

Covid-19: Bengaluru's IISc announces 15-day lockdown

All academic, co-curricular, and extra-curricular activities including classes, examinations, seminars, libraries and project works in the nation's premier institute to be shut for 15 days, in effect from March 14. Mar 16, 2020

Did this man predict coronavirus outbreak back in 2013?

The Twitter account of a man named Marco shows his post dated 2013 that predicted coronavirus is en route. Little did he know that seven years down the lane, the world will witness this deadly pandemic or did he? Mar 16, 2020
Countries affected by coronavirus

Alas! 69,607 people have recovered from coronavirus globally

Now that's a positive relief, an air of optimism to breathe for the infected and their families amidst the soaring number of deaths caused by the deadly coronavirus, and most reports confirming no cure for the infected. Over 50,000 people have recovered in China's Hubei province worst-hit by Covid-19 and Iran has seen over 2,900 recoveries, also few coronavirus victims from India have been cured. Mar 14, 2020
Bengaluru woman

India declares COVID-19 a national 'disaster'

The Ministry of Home Affairs on Saturday, 14 March, declared COVID-19 as a national 'disaster' and announced to provide ex-gratia relief of Rs 4 lakh to the families who died of the virus. Mar 14, 2020