National Institute of Virology is situated in the city of Pune in India. It is an ace institution in the field of virology in India. The institution is a part of Indian Council of Medical Research.
National Institute of Virology is situated in the city of Pune in India. It is an ace institution in the field of virology in India. The institution is a part of Indian Council of Medical Research.
Previously, this premier institution was known as the ?Virus Research Center'. This Pune based institute of national stature was established in collaboration with the Rockefeller Foundation. The NIV has proved its significance for the country.
The institute came into existence as ?Virus Research Center' in the year 1952. Since then it has added various achievements to its kitty.
In the recent years NIV has rose to a great stature and it is now the WHO Collaborating Center for arboviruses. In addition, it also monitors diseases like influenza, Japanese encephalitis, Rota , Measles and Hepatitis at the National level.
The Rockefeller Foundation stopped its support in the year 1967, since then the institute is fully funded by Indian Council of Media Research (ICMR).
The NIV is equipped with ultra-modern equipment essential for conducting advance research.
National Institute of Virology has a number of departments that are meant for the advance research in virology.
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Washington, May 18 (ANI): Researchers have now turned towards clay - a naturally occurring substance recognized since antiquity for its medicinal properties - to kill a range of pathogens.
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Researchers from the SETI Institute, the Mars Institute, NASA Ames Research Center, and the space robotics company Honeybee Robotics, have successfully completed a first series of field tests aimed at investigating how humans will explore and work on near-Earth asteroids (NEAs) and eventually the two moons of Mars, Phobos and Deimos.
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Scientists have used a new X-ray method to record a living frog embryo's internal structure and cell movement.
NOIDA (Uttar Pradesh), May 18 (ANI): Amity Institute of Education, New Delhi jointly with National Accreditation and Assessment Council (NAAC) organized a two-day seminar on "Quality in Higher Education: Identifying Developing and Sustaining Best Practices" on May 16 and 17 at Amity Campus, Saket, New Delhi.
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Uranus and Neptune have long been known to harbor swirling clouds and violent winds churning up their atmospheres.
The tiny northeast Indian state of Tripura has turned into the second largest producer of natural rubber in the country largely because several hundred former militants of the National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT) were rehabilitated a decade ago and allotted land.
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday said his government was willing to engage constructively with trade unions to address issues like curbing inflation, generating employment and strictly implementing labour laws.
Washington, May 17 (ANI): An important advance in the race to develop carbon-neutral renewable energy sources has been achieved.
Washington, May 17 (ANI): To ensure paternity, male reed warblers aggressively try to chase off competitors and to keep potentially "double-dealing" females in line, a new study has found.
Washington, May 17 (ANI): Most scientists agree that human activity is causing global climate change, according to an extensive analysis of the abstracts or summaries of scientific papers published over the past 20 years.
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) A benchmark index of the Indian equities markets was trading flat in afternoon trade Friday, two days after its biggest rally in a year.
Washington, May 17 (ANI): Men experience a higher burden of disease and lower life expectancy than women, but policies focusing on the health needs of men are notably absent from the strategies of global health organizations.
London, May 17 (ANI): Retirement has a harmful impact on mental and physical health, a new study has revealed.
Washington, May 17 (ANI): Angelina Jolie, who revealed on Tuesday that she had a double mastectomy and reconstruction in February, was determined to keep her family's lives as normal as possible during her difficult phase.
Washington, May 17 (ANI): Researchers at MIT have developed an injectable nanoparticles that may someday eliminate the need for patients with Type 1 diabetes to constantly monitor their blood-sugar levels and inject themselves with insulin.
Sydney, May 17 (ANI): Researchers from Australia have found that women spend almost twice as much time on housework and childcare than men, even when they increase their time in paid employment.
London/Brussels, May 17 (ANI): Condemning the brutal murder of Kashmiri nationalist leader Arif Shahid on May 13 the Kashmir National Party (KNP) will observe a five-day long hunger strike outside Pakistani High Commission in London from May 20 (Monday).
London, May 17 (IANS) Work longer, live healthier. Retirement has a detrimental impact on both mental and physical health over time, says a new study.
Los Angeles, May 17 (IANS) Actor Macaulay Culkin's increasing cigarette intake, reportedly almost 60 buds a day, is worrying his friends and family.
Singapore, May 16 (IANS) Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has come in for appreciation from the Indian community in that country for including more members from the ethnic Indian community in his new cabinet, a media report said.
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) India's sports minister Jitendra Singh Thursday said a roadmap has been finalised with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and it will take another one or two months to get the ban lifted from India.
London, May 16 (ANI): Children are spending more time reading on electronic devices than on print medium including books, magazines and comics, a new study has revealed.
Wellington, May 16 (ANI): With the cars becoming more powered and connected to the Internet and operated by computers, the risk of cyber attacks have arisen.
Washington, May 16 (ANI): In a surprise discovery, Melbourne scientists have found that malaria parasites can 'talk' to each other.
Washington, May 16 (ANI): When the brain's primary "learning center" is damaged, complex new neural circuits arise to compensate for the lost function.
Moscow, May 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin will take up the issues of missile defence and cooperation between the US and Russian security and intelligence services in a written reply to US President Barack Obama's recent message to him, a presidential aide said.
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) The US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Wednesday congratulated India for developing an indigenous rotavirus vaccine for prevention of diarrhoea.
Washington, May 15 (ANI): Researchers led by an Indian origin have found abundant evidence showing decline of snow and ice in Mount Everest region.
Washington, May 15 (ANI): Many of the biomarkers for Alzheimer's disease that could potentially predict which patients will develop the disorder later in life have already been identified.
Melbourne, May 15 (ANI): Employees who spend half of an eight-hour working day standing use 13 percent more energy than colleagues who are seated, a new study has found.
Accra, May 15 (IANS) Unlike India, China is not assisting in the fight against counterfeit medicines even though the influx has been mainly from that country, Nigeria's National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says.
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Indian boxers are set to begin their 2013 season with a couple of international exposure tours leading up to the ASBC Asian Confederation Boxing Championships in June, where the participation of the Indian team has been sanctioned by the International Boxing Association (AIBA).
London, May 14 (ANI): A British Muslim peer Lord Ahmed has resigned from the Labour Party ahead of a disciplinary hearing on charges that he made anti-Semitic comments about a Jewish conspiracy.
New Delhi, May 14 (ANI): The Central Government has asked the states to procure relief materials and equipment in advance to increase their capacities to deal with natural disasters effectively.
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) A study has confirmed that rotavirus is the most common cause of diarrhoea, the second largest killer of children across the world, and vaccines to contain the virus can change the situation dramatically.
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Chinese scientists have revealed that human cases of novel H7N9 influenza virus infections can also be traced to a virus circulating among birds in poultry farms.
New Delhi, May 14 (ANI): The annual conference of top officials of states and union territories will be held here today to review the status of preparedness of dealing with crisis situations resulting from the forthcoming south-west monsoon and to discuss other disaster management related issues.
New Delhi, May 13 (ANI): The annual conference of top officials of states and union territories will be held here tomorrow to review the status of preparedness of dealing with crisis situations resulting from the forthcoming south-west monsoon.
Antalya (Turkey), May 13 (IANS) Indian golfer Sharmila Nicollet played brilliantly on the final day of the Turkish Airlines Ladies Open to finish tied 17 here.
Washington, May 13 (ANI): The way an individual regulates their emotions, in bad times and in good, can influence whether - or how much -they suffer from anxiety, a new research has suggested.
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) India is amongst the countries most vulnerable to climate change and must develop its own model to study changes at the regional level and take necessary mitigation measures, a senior US scientist of Indian origin said.
Islamabad, May 13 (IANS) The Election Commission of Pakistan summoned a meeting Monday to review complaints of rigging in last week's polls, a media report said.
Islamabad, May 13 (IANS) The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) has emerged as the majority party in Sindh and now looks set to form the government in the province on its own, a media report said.
Lahore, May 13 (ANI): The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has rated the May 11 elections in the country as the "most poorly managed affair", and has recommended a serious initiative to revamp the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), redefine its priorities and reduce bureaucrats' meddling in political affairs.
Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) A benchmark index of the Indian equities markets was trading below more than half a percent in the pre-afternoon trade Monday.
Beijing, May 13 (IANS) China's urban fixed asset investment growth slightly accelerated to 20.6 percent year on year to 9.13 trillion yuan ($147.29 billion) in the first four months, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said Monday.
Washington, May 13 (ANI): The world's first graphene single-electron pump (SEP) could pave the way for redefining the ampere in terms of fundamental constants of physics, say researchers.
Beijing, May 13 (IANS) China's industrial value-added output rose 9.3 percent year on year in April, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said Monday.
Beijing, May 13 (IANS) China's industrial value-added output rose 9.3 percent year on year in April, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said Monday, reported Xinhua.
Now Delhi Metro is going to provide house keeping staff with hi-tech machines and formal training so that it can be ensured the tidiness on the premises which can be matches with international standards
New York, May 12 (ANI): American football player Tim Tebow has addressed the public for the first time in a motivational speech since his termination from the New York Jets.
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Sunday said nursing has evolved into a modern medical profession and nurses have become an indispensable part of the country's health care system.
London, May 12 (ANI): British scientists have claimed that they have developed a new type of wheat which could increase productivity by 30 percent.
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) The Delhi Metro has a record for being neck and shoulders above the rest of the city, when it comes to cleanliness on its premises. Commuters can expect even better, as new machines and special training for staff are planned.
Islamabad, May 12 (IANS) The elections have been a "resounding victory for democracy", said a Pakistani daily which noted that for the very first time power will be transferred in the manner laid down by the constitution.
Washington, May 12 (ANI): Adolescents are just as likely to consume too many calories at Subway, which they considered a healthy dining option, as at McDonald's, a new UCLA study has revealed.
Islamabad, May 11 (IANS) A photograph showing a Pakistani ballot box that had been forcibly emptied of ballots went viral on the internet Saturday.
Mumbai, May 11 (IANS) National award winning Tamil actor Dhanush, who is married to superstar Rajinikanth's daughter Aishwarya, says his father-in-law connected with him through his films and it was easier to vibe with him.
Washington, May 11 (ANI): A new study has suggested that patients with two forms of leukemia, who currently have no viable treatment options, may benefit from existing drugs developed for different types of cancer.
Washington, May 11 (ANI): US Vice President Joe Biden cracked a joke thanking the firefighters for saving his Corvette, while honouring them at the 25th Annual National Fire and Emergency Services Dinner of the Congressional Fire Services Institute.
Washington, May 11 (ANI): Researchers have managed to give graphene magnetic properties - a breakthrough that opens the door to the development of graphene-based spintronic devices, that is, devices based on the spin or rotation of the electron, and could transform the electronics industry.
Washington, May 11 (ANI): A professor from University of Southampton has carried out the most detailed analysis ever of the archaeological remains of the lost medieval town of Dunwich, dubbed "Britain's Atlantis".
Islamabad, May 11 (IANS) Pakistanis braved Taliban threats to turn up at polling stations Saturday to decide the fate of 23,000 candidates, marking a democratic transition from one elected civilian government to another.
London, May 11 (ANI): For the first time in human history, the carbon dioxide (CO2) concentration in the atmosphere has passed the milestone level of 400 parts per million (ppm).
Millions of Pakistanis are expected to cast their ballot to decide the fate of over 23,000 candidates in National Assembly and provincial assembly seats.
London, May 10 (IANS) Researchers from the Michigan State University in the US have found that a strain of bacteria called Wolbachia bacterium can infect mosquitoes and make them resistant to the malaria parasite.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 10 (IANS) To further scientific advancements in Kerala, the state government will set up a Central-State Institute for Technology Transfer jointly with the central government, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy announced Friday.
Islamabad, May 10 (IANS) Pakistan was on the edge Friday, a day before it goes to the polls to decide the fate of 23,000 candidates who stayed on despite a volatile run-up that saw at least 100 people being killed in a series of terror attacks and former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's son being abducted.
Washington, May 10 (ANI): Researchers at McGill University have unlocked a new door to developing drugs to slow the progression of Parkinson's disease.
Washington, May 10 (ANI): A new study has found that dads' genome is more ready for fertilization than of mothers'.
Islamabad, May 10 (IANS) The fate of 23,079 candidates in the race for Pakistan's National Assembly and provincial assembly seats will be decided Saturday.
New Delhi, May 10 (ANI): EduHeal Foundation(EHF), a registered NGO promoted by leading educationists and media doyens, has started training camps for budding scientists with its educational partner Google Science Fair (GSF).
Washington, May 10 (ANI): The National Security Agency (NSA) has released a guide to 'help you understand how to use the Internet more efficiently'.
New Delhi, May 10 (ANI): The Union Cabinet has decided to declare 2013 as 'Water Conservation Year' under which awareness programmes will be launched for conservation of the scarce natural resource.
London, May 10 (ANI): YouTube has launched a trial scheme for paid channels on its website.
Milan, May 10 (IANS/EFE) The economic and financial reforms implemented to deal with the financial crisis must have the support of "the majority of the political parties" in Spain, Spanish Business Council for Competitiveness, or CEC, executive director Fernando Casado said.
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The Cabinet Thursday approved amendments in a law for disqualifying MPs for holding an office of profit to exempt the chairpersons of the National Commission for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes from its purview, said official sources.
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The union Cabinet Thursday gave its approval for declaring 2013 as Water Conservation Year.
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) To harmonise and coordinate the skill development efforts of the government and the private sector, the Cabinet Thursday approved the setting up of an autonomous National Skill Development Agency, a minister said.
Beijing, May 9 (IANS) China will hike petrol and diesel retail prices by 95 yuan (around $15) per tonne starting Friday, the country's top economic planner said Thursday.
Islamabad, May 9 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari Thursday condemned the kidnapping of the son of former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani after an attack on a political gathering, a presidential spokesman said.
London, May 9 (ANI): Ahead of the forthcoming elections, none of Pakistan's leading political parties are set to achieve a majority in the National Assembly, a recent survey on Pakistan's electoral politics has revealed.
Chennai, May 9 (IANS) India's premier atomic energy research institution Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) will showcase its achievements in the fields of agriculture and food sciences at an exhibition Friday in Mumbai as part of the National Technology Day celebrations.
Beijing, May 9 (Xinhua-ANI): Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Thursday put pre-conditions for inking the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) with the United States, saying one of conditions is to ensure durable peace in the militancy-plagued country.
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) A benchmark index of the Indian equities markets was rangebound Thursday, trading at around the 20,000 points mark, as gains in IT, realty, power and banking stocks offset losses in healthcare, metal and oil and gas scrips.
Beijing, May 9 (IANS) China's consumer price index (CPI), a main gauge of inflation, grew 2.4 percent year on year in April, up from 2.1 percent in March, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said Thursday.
Beijing, May 9 (IANS) China's producer price index (PPI), which measures wholesale inflation, fell 2.6 percent year on year in April, the National Bureau of Statistics said Thursday.
Washington, May 9 (ANI): The National Rifle Association convention has asked a vendor to remove a controversial zombie doll that bleeds fake blood when shot, at the request of the organizers.
Beijing, May 9 (IANS) China's consumer price index (CPI), a main gauge of inflation, grew 2.4 percent year on year in April, up from 2.1 percent in March, the National Bureau of Statistics said Thursday, reported Xinhua.
Washington, May 9 (ANI): Children who have higher reading and math skills at age 7 are likely to have higher incomes, better housing, and better jobs in adulthood, according to a new research.
Kullu, May 9 (ANI): The death toll in Himachal Pradesh bus accident has risen to 38 with the recovery of eight more bodies overnight.
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) An awareness campaign on tuberculosis, similar to polio, is necessary to curb the easily preventable disease, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said Wednesday.
Bangalore, May 8 (IANS) Hosts Karnataka squandered a 2-0 first-half lead as Mumbai hit back to force a 2-2 draw in the inaugural match of the senior National hockey championship for men, here Wednesday.
Mumbai, May 8 (IANS) A benchmark index of the Indian equities markets Wednesday crossed the 20,000-level-mark for the first time in more than three months gaining 119.23 points as fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) and bank stocks rallied.
Washington, May 8 (ANI): 56 per cent of Americans trust Clint Eastwood, compared with the 45 percent who trust President Barack Obama, a new survey has revealed.
Singapore, May 8 (IANS) The Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) has appealed to Malaysian Chinese Association (MCA), partner in the country's ruling Barisan Nasional coalition, to reconsider its decision to stay out of government positions following the May 5 general elections.
Mumbai, May 8 (IANS) A benchmark index of the Indian equities markets was trading flat in afternoon trade Wednesday following heavy selling pressure in capital goods, banks, automobile, metal and realty stocks.
Madrid, May 7 (IANS) A Spanish court Tuesday suspended charges against Princess Cristina over her links to a corruption case involving her husband, reported Xinhua.
Mumbai, May 7 (IANS) Dancer-actor Javed Jaffrey, who tasted success as a producer with "Inshallah, Kashmir", says he now plans to direct a film and that it will happen soon.
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) India reports around 11 lakh cancer cases every year and there is no evidence available to attribute it to rising levels of water pollution, Health and Family Welfare minister Ghulam Nabi Azad informed the Rajya Sabha Tuesday.