IIT-Jodhpur Main Block

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IIT-Jodhpur Reports 14 COVID Cases In Single Day; Active Cases Reach 61

As the entire country is witnessing a fresh surge in COVID-19 cases, educational institutions are not immune from the pandemic. In a recent addition to that, about 14 more students have contracted coronavirus in IIT-Jodhpur on April 3. Jodhpur Deputy CMHO Dr Pritam Singh told Brifly News that with the new COVID-19 cases the active cases count for the institute has now reached to 61. Dr Singh stated that by creating a micro containment zone at… read-more

Sun, 04 Apr 2021 - 08:13 PM / by Samanth Lanka

Tags: IIT-Jodhpur, Coronavirus, Covid-19, Rajasthan

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IPL Trophy

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BCCI Reveals IPL '21 Schedule; RCB Vs MI In League Opener

The BCCI, on March 7, released the schedule for the much-awaited Vivo IPL 2021. Starting on April 9, the series will have a total of 56 group matches that will be held at six venues - Delhi, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Kolkata, Chennai, and Mumbai - till May 30. The tournament opener… read-more

Sun, 07 Mar 2021 - 05:06 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: IPL 2021, VIVO IPL, Brifly Exclusive, sports, Cricket

Representational photo: Diagram showing shrinking RBC

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Raman Institute Experts Create Device To Detect Alcohol Effect On RBC

To detect and decode the effects of prolonged alcohol exposure to red blood cells (RBC), scientists of Raman Research Institute (RRI) have developed a high-resolution platform to measure RBC size. The electro-fluid device was designed to detect shrinkage of RBCs upon alcohol exposure via enhanced resolution. Besides, it can be tuned for a point-of-care screening from several other blood-related conditions in the future. Relying on the… read-more

Sat, 06 Mar 2021 - 07:30 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Raman Research Institute, Red Blood Cells, alcohol, Sickle Cell Anemia, Electro-fluid Device

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Chadwick Boseman

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Chadwick Boseman Posthumously Awarded As Best Actor At Golden Globes

Late Hollywood actor Chadwick Boseman, well-known for his role of Black Panther, was awarded with the Best Actor for a motion picture at the Golden Globes 2021. He was awarded posthumously for his movie 'Black Bottom' and the honor was received by his wife Taylor Simone who stated, "He [Chadwick Boseman] would thank god. He would thank his parents." In this year's edition, Andra Day won award for ‘Best Performance by an Actress’ in a motion… read-more

Mon, 01 Mar 2021 - 12:45 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Golden Globes Award, Golden Globes '21, Black Panther, The Crown, Brifly News, Brifly Exclusive

Jibes at NAMO Stadium

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Twitterattis Go Bonkers Over Ambani-Adani Ends In 'Narendra Modi Stadium'

Twitteratis are not keeping it cool after the Sardar Patel Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad was renamed Narendra Modi Stadium at its inauguration on February 24. Moreover, the decision turned even more polarizing after the stadium got its bowling ends named 'Reliance End' and 'Adani End.' Since the inauguration and nomenclature, the stadium is drawing mixed bonker reactions from thousands of Twitter users. Taking a jibe at the development, one… read-more

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 - 06:40 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Motera Stadium, Narendra Modi Stadium, Amit Shah, Ram Nath Kovind, Kiran Rijiju, Twitter Memes

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NASA Perseverance

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NASA's Perseverance Rover Set To Land On Mars; Know All About It

After travelling nearly 48,28,02,200 kilometers from Earth, NASA's Perseverance rover will finally land on Mars on February 19. Launched on July 30 last year, the car-size Perseverance rover is the biggest, heaviest and most sophisticated robotic geologist probe ever launched in to space, says NASA. Moreover, it will be the agency's ninth Mars mission while Perseverance is the fifth rover attempting to touchdown the red planet. The six-wheel … read-more

Thu, 18 Feb 2021 - 10:49 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: NASA, Perseverance rover, Mars, Jezero Crater, Astrobiology

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'Madhuram' Teaser Starring Shruti Ramachandran, Joju George Releases

The official teaser of Ahammed Kabeer's second directorial venture in Malayalam 'Madhuram’ was launched on February 14. Starring Shruti Ramachandran and Joju George together for the first time, the feel-good romantic flick also includes Arjun Ashokan, Nikhila Vimal, and Indrans in the lead roles. Joju George and Sijo Vadakkan have bankrolled the movie under the banner Appu Pathu Pappu Production House. Hesham Abdul Wahab has composed… read-more

Mon, 15 Feb 2021 - 05:25 PM / by Azam Sait

Tags: Madhuram, south india, movie release, Joju George, Shruti Ramachandran

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Gender Park event

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Govt Should Facilitate Finance Entrepreneurship Initiatives: ICGE-II

The final day of the second edition of the International Conference on Gender Equality focused on the "challenging gendered power structures in sustainable entrepreneurship and social business." The conference held at the Gender Park Campus in Kerala's Kozhikode highlighted the government's roles in facilitating the finances related to sustainable entrepreneurship initiatives and businesses. Moreover, it emphasized how government policies,… read-more

Sat, 13 Feb 2021 - 08:02 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Brifly Exclusive, Brifly News, Kerala, International Conference on Gender Equality, ICGE, KK Shailaja

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SERB Confers Women Excellence Award 2021 To Four Young Scientists

Celebrating the International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2021, the Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) has conferred four young women fellows of National Science Academies with a prestigious one-time honour. Dubbed the SERB Women Excellence Award, the prize entails a three-year-long research grant of Rs 15 lakh for women scientists under the age of 40, who have earned recognition from one or more national academies. The… read-more

Sat, 13 Feb 2021 - 05:43 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: SERB, Women Excellence Award, International Day of Women and Girls in Science, IIT Bombay, IIT Jodhpur, Department of Science and Technology

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Representational photo: A blazar.

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Indian Astronomers Detect Strongest Flares From Blackhole

Indian astronomer Dr Alok Gupta, along with his team at the Aryabhatta Research Institute Of Observational Sciences (ARIES), have reported one of the strongest flares from a feeding supermassive black hole or blazar called BL Lacertae. Blazars are among the brightest and oldest entities in the universe and are known to emit jets of charged particles travelling nearly at light-speed. Reportedly, the discovered blazar is situated 10 million… read-more

Sat, 13 Feb 2021 - 04:30 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences, Dr. Alok Gupta, Supermassive Black Hole, Blazar, BL Lacertae

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