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What it likes to walk with Mahatma? I don’t know, but what I do know is, if you travel from Ahmedabad to Dandi – by foot, by bicycle, by bike or by car – you might have the feel of awe for the man on the mission…

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Sunday YouTube Playlist V

Archaeology is one of my favorite subjects, and often what’s understood is based on the tangible evidences one gets from the trenches – coins, artifacts, shards of pots, construction material, hieroglyphs, broken figurines, bones, etc. But what we can’t get (with as much surety – of course with new techniques, a lot is possible) are … Continue reading Sunday YouTube Playlist V

‘Information on Covid-19 composition is crucial’

Published on April 17, 2020 An interview with Prof Chaitanya G Joshi, director of Gujarat Biotechnology Research Centre (GBRC) and Dr Madhvi Joshi, joint director, GBRC, after the centre completed genome sequencing for Covid-19, becoming one of the first government-funded labs in India to do so. When and how did the project start? A: Ever … Continue reading ‘Information on Covid-19 composition is crucial’

Gujarat adds 105 new Covid-19 positive cases in 12 hours, tally reaches 871

Published on April 16, 2020 AHMEDABAD: In past 12 hours, Gujarat recorded 105 new positive cases, taking the number of total positive cases in the state to 871. Likewise, three patients — one each from Kutch, Botad and Ahmedabad — succumbed to viral infection. Death toll due to Covid-19 in Gujarat is now at 36. … Continue reading Gujarat adds 105 new Covid-19 positive cases in 12 hours, tally reaches 871

Meningitis outbreak forced to close the British district

Published on April 15, 2020 Ahmedabad: A major outbreak of a disease, apprehension of spread among the authorities and citizens alike, discussions to arrest its spread and finally restricting the movement of the citizens – the description reads like Covid-19 but in fact, it was the highlight of 1936 outbreak of meningitis in British-era Kaira … Continue reading Meningitis outbreak forced to close the British district

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