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An interview that puts science at the forefront…
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An interview that puts science at the forefront…

Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI), Mysuru, is one of the premier food laboratories in the country. Housed in the beautiful Cheluvamba Vilas (Cheluvamba Mansion) in the sprawling 145-acre campus, CSIR-CFTRI, in its 67 years of existence has had many charismatic Directors and achievements. Amul Baby Food is one such achievement. The current Director Prof….

Retd. CFTRI Scientist passes away
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Retd. CFTRI Scientist passes away

Mysuru: M. Kantaraja Urs, retd. CFTRI Scientist and a resident of Vivekananda Road in Yadavagiri here passed away at a private hospital yesterday. He was 90. He leaves behind his wife, a son, two daughters and a host of relatives and friends. Last rites will be performed at the foot of Chamundi Hill tomorrow (Aug….

CFTRI launches Ragi Mudde making machine
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CFTRI launches Ragi Mudde making machine

Mysuru:  Former Prime Minister H.D. Deve Gowda was surprised and overwhelmed to see the humble ragi mudde, introduced by him as an international cuisine when he was the Prime Minister, right in front of him at the food research institute with international reputation. He could not help but immediately roll the mudde into small balls,…

Free training for Laboratory Animal Attendant course
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Free training for Laboratory Animal Attendant course

Mysuru: CSIR – Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI) is offering one- year laboratory animal attendant training course for candidates with a pass in 10th std. The institute offers full-fledged training in handling and maintaining laboratory animals as per the guidelines of the Committee for the Purpose of Control and Supervision of Experiments on Animals…

War of words exchanged between  pro, anti-CFTRI Director groups
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War of words exchanged between  pro, anti-CFTRI Director groups

Mysuru: Kannada Development Authority (KDA) Chairman Prof S.G. Siddaramaiah visited the CFTRI here this morning on the directions of Chief Minister Siddharamaiah, following a memorandum from a few pro-Kannada organisations and present a report regarding the alleged anti-Kannada stand of CFTRI Director Prof. Ram Rajasekharan. The meeting began in a tense atmosphere, with war of…

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…

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