Collected works of Rabindranath Tagore is now going to be readable in Bengali

Rabindra Rachanabali is now going to be readable in Bengali, the original language version, on the internet. Honorable Chief minister of West Bengal Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee, accompanied by IT minister Debesh Das, launches www.rabindra-rachanabali.nltr.org, a website containing the complete works of Rabindranath Tagore. The Society for Natural Language Technology Research has developed the website with help from IIT, Kharagpur. The […]

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Call for Research proposals on Biotech Product and Process Development

Department of Biotechnology aims to promote commercialization of biotech products and processes relevant for national self reliance by supporting appropriate basic and applied research in institutes and by facilitating strategic partnership with institutes and industries. Appropriate formats, terms and conditions etc. may be obtained from the DBT websites: http://www.dbtindia.nic.in or htttp://www.dbtindia.org. For more details click here

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Glaxo to share malaria drug data

Pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) will release 13,500 malaria drug candidates into the public domain as part of its ‘open innovation’ agenda, it announced on 20 January 2010. Chief executive Andrew Witty outlined the company’s strategy for increasing its intellectual property flexibility and altering its business model to tackle neglected tropical diseases. “We’re trying to identify […]

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Springer Offers Free Access To Papers By This Year’s Nobel Prize Laureates on SpringerLink

Springer is offering all journal articles and book chapters written by this year’s Nobel Prize laureates free of charge on its online information platform http://www.springerlink.com. The articles and chapters will be available to print out or download from now until 31 December 2009. For more details http://www.springer.com/authors/author+zone?SGWID=0-168002-12-645899-0

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RELEASE OF ADDITIONAL INSTALMENT OF DEARNESS ALLOWANCE TO CENTRAL GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES AND DEARNESS RELIEF TO PENSIONERS, DUE FROM 1.7.2009

The Cabinet has decided to release an additional instalment of Dearness Allowance (DA) to Central government employees and Dearness Relief (DR) to pensioners w.e.f. 1.7.2009 representing an increase of 5% over the existing rate of 22% of the Basic Pay/Pension, to compensate for price rise. The increase is in accordance with the accepted formula, which […]

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