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Nurturing institutions
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Nurturing institutions

Two institutions based in Mysuru, one for the noble service of imparting knowledge, the other for enlarging upon available knowledge concerning food through research, have been making news headlines in dailies for both good and bad reasons, going by media reports on the happenings in the institutions. To make  things clear, we are talking of…

Atrocities on Kannadigas: Signature campaign against CFTRI Director held
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Atrocities on Kannadigas: Signature campaign against CFTRI Director held

Mysuru: Condemning the atrocities on Kannadigas in CFTRI by its Director Prof. Ram Rajasekharan, about 40 persons including littérateurs held a signature campaign at Vishwamanawa Park near Gun House here yesterday. Littérateur C.P. Krishnakumar, speaking on the occasion, regretted that Kannadigas now have to fight for their rights which has become inevitable. He said that…

Meeting on Kannada implementation
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Meeting on Kannada implementation

Mysuru: A meeting will be held on May 26 to take stock of Kannada implementation at government offices and to assess the plight of employees at CFTRI.  The meeting will be held at Kalamandira at 11 am. Writer Prof. K.S. Bhagawan will inaugurate. Prof. Maheshchandraguru and Dalit leader K.S. Shivaramu will pay floral tributes to…

CFTRI to launch entrepreneurship training programme on June 5
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CFTRI to launch entrepreneurship training programme on June 5

Mysuru: The short-term training programme on ‘Entrepreneurial opportunities in food and allied sectors’ organised by CSIR-Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI), the premier food research laboratory under Ministry of Science & Technology, in association with Kautilya Entrepreneurship & Management Institute, will be held from June 5 to 16. The programme has been designed to address…

CFTRI to launch Entrepreneurship training programme on June 6
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CFTRI to launch Entrepreneurship training programme on June 6

Mysuru: CSIR-Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI), the premier food research laboratory under Ministry of Science & Technology, in association with Kautilya Entrepreneurship & Management Institute has announced a joint programme to encourage and promote start-ups in the food processing sector. The Institute has been offering short-term training programmes throughout the year which are generally…

CFTRI launches ‘Teff’ superfood
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CFTRI launches ‘Teff’ superfood

Mysuru: Mysuru-based Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI) launched its indigenously developed agrotechnology superfood ‘Teff’ in Bengaluru yesterday. ‘Teff’, being a drought resistant crop, has the capacity to yield 200 to 250 kg per acre and can been grown in both Kharif and Rabi seasons. The crop is considered to be most suitable for dry…

Spot cordoned off; Section 144 imposed; scientists to probe
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Spot cordoned off; Section 144 imposed; scientists to probe

Mysuru – A team of senior scientists from the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board, Bengaluru, specialists from Forensic Science Laboratory in Bengaluru, scientists from CFTRI in Mysuru, officials from the Department of Mines and Geology, Fire Service Department and local Pollution Control Board officials will probe the cause of fire at Shyadanahalli near Belavatha on…

Bags paper presentation award
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Bags paper presentation award

Mysuru – Jaimee George, currently pursuing her Ph.D under the guidance of Dr. Prakash M Halami, Senior Principal Scientist from CSIR-CFTRI’s  Microbiology and Fermentation Technology Department, recently presented a paper  at the National conference on “Molecular Characteristics of Multi-Drug Resistant Bacteria — Causes, consequence and control (MCMDRB-17)  and bagged a prize for her work “Mechanisms…

Dr. E.W. Becker
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Dr. E.W. Becker

Dr. E.W. Becker (78), who was the chief architect of the Indo-German collaboration project on mass scale production on Algae as alternative source for food in CFTRI, Mysuru, between 1971 and 1975, passed away in Tubinngen, Germany on  April 2. Born on April 11, 1939, he has published many books and research papers on algae,…

Runners-up in  National Tennis Championship
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Runners-up in National Tennis Championship

R.N. Ramesh, an employee of CSIR- CFTRI, participated in All India Senior Tennis Championship in 45+ doubles  category at Narasapur (AP) recently. Ramesh, along with S. Subramanyam of Namakkal (TN), exhibited a wonderful game of play defeating former national champion  Manoj Kumar of Coimbatore (TN) and his partner  MLVN Raju of (AP) by 6-2, 2-6,…

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