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Chitra GeneLAMP-N

Chitra GeneLAMP-N The Chitra GeneLAMP-N was developed by the Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology (SCTIMST), Thiruvananthapuram The Chitra technology uses a method called Loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP). The objective, like that of the gold-standard RT-PCR tests, is the same: to detect the presence of viral RNA. Both achieve this via a series of chemical transformations. The LAMP method is said to be faster but is a relatively newer techno

Poumai Naga Tribe

Poumai Naga Tribe The Poumai Naga is one of the major Naga tribes in the northeastern state of Manipur in India. The Poumai predominantly live in the Senapati District of Manipur, though there are villages in Nagaland state. The Poumai speak their own language, Paula, and are generally Christians. They celebrate Thounii Festival

6.5-km two-lane tunnel road to Wayanad

6.5-km two-lane tunnel road to Wayanad gets the nod The government has given the nod for a ?658-crore two-lane tunnel road in the Anakkampoyil-Kalladi-Meppadi corridor that would run parallel to the landslip-prone Thamarassery pass that links Kozhikode to Wayanad. The 6.5-km tunnel will be the third longest in the country. The largest tunnel in India is the Chenani-Nashri tunnel (Patnitop tunnel) which runs 9.28 km. Approach roads and a 70-metre bridge over the Iranjipuzha river are pa

Perumon bridge and Naluchira bridge

Perumon bridge and Naluchira bridge The Cabinet has also given the nod for a 39.9-crore Perumon bridge across Ashtamudi Lake in the Kollam district. The proposed bridge will link Perumon and Munrothuruthu. The 34.39 crore Naluchira bridge across the Pampa river to link Thottappally and Naluchira in Alappuzha district has also got approval.

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