Council for Scientific and Industrial Research

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Name: Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Cwele's council commitment questioned

The NBAC, a legacy of former communications minister Yunus Carrim, was established by him in March to foster continuity between administrations – an important cause, an industry observer noted at the time, given the previous Department of Communications' ... [Published IT Web - 13 hours ago]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

CCMB bags CSIR award; recognition for senior scientist Rakesh Mishra

The city-based Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) and the Directorate of Rice Research (DRR) have bagged the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) award for innovations in rural development.Disclosing this at a press conference ... [Published Hindu Business Line - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Call for nomination of candidates to serve on the CSIR Board

:27The Minister of Science and Technology hereby invites interested parties to nominate candidates to be considered for appointment to the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) Board, which is being reconstituted in terms of the Scientific ... [Published SA Dep. of Science & Technology - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Tracking the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research's performance

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research has reported positive results and maintained its track record of an unqualified audit for the 2013/14 financial year. Chief executive officer, Dr Sibusiso Sibisi, said the organisation was committed to ... [Published CNBC Africa - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Ministry Introduces Rainwater Harvesting System

The Ministry of Water Resources, Works and Housing, in collaboration with the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), has introduced a system to enable rainwater harvesting in the ministerial enclave for domestic usage.This is aimed at ... [Published Peace FM - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Put More Resources Into Research – Dr Boadi

Government has been asked to put premium on Research, to help speed up the country’s socio-economic development.Dr Jonas Boadi, a retired Research Fellow of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, (CSIR), said lack of financial support for ... [Published Peace FM - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

DST widens collaborative focus

The DST, says Naledi Pandor, SA's science and technology minister, held bilateral talks with Russian counterpart Dmitry Livanov and aims to work with the eastern European country in areas of high-performance computing, nanotechnology and biotechnology, ... [Published IT Web - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 2 reports

Centre to fund cultivation of aromatic plants in J

The Union government will start a project in Jammu and Kashmir for cultivation of plants used in medicines and perfumes. Union Minister of State for Science and Technology Jitendra Singh said on Saturday that the project would be undertaken by the Council ... [Published The Hindu - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Estate developers encroach on state lands

The Director of the Animal Research Institute of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Dr Naaminong Karko, has called on the government to intervene to stop estate developers from encroaching on the land belonging to the institut ... [Published Graphic Ghana - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

CSIR Publishes Proposed Language Policy

2014-10-13Council for Scientific and Industrial ResearchThe Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) proposes it adopts English, isiZulu and Sepedi as its official languages.The draft language policy has been published in the Government Gazette ... [Published Sabinet Law - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 04 2014 - Updated Oct 04 2014 - 1 reports

1,000 US academics to teach in Indian universities

NEW DELHI: After planning to rope in scientists from the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) to take classes in schools and colleges, India is now looking at American academics for teaching in different Indian universities. The idea ... [Published IndiaVision - Oct 04 2014]
First reported Oct 04 2014 - Updated Oct 04 2014 - 1 reports

Researcher in court for false plates

A researcher from the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has appeared in the Pretoria Magistrate’s Court for allegedly using fake number plates to avoid paying e-tolls, Beeld reported on Saturday.Prosecutor David Broughton this week ... [Published Citizen.co.za - Oct 04 2014]

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...gave his full backing to the NBAC, saying the council is at the centre of partnerships with all sectors of society that government is building "to ensure we reduce the digital divide and achieve the goals of the National Development Plan" . He noted such partnerships can also help eliminate duplication of infrastructure and map out priority areas for investment
..."Ayurveda, as a science, focuses more on the preventive aspects," they say and add, "At times, Ayurvedic principles are suggested even by allopathic doctors."
"Considering the value chain of titanium, SA is currently at the bottom of the chain, mining and exporting the mineral as titanium-bearing slag while all titanium metal has to be imported at high cost to the country. This is considered to be a market failure" Bloemfontein’s Central University of Technology’s Willie du Preez told Parliament’s trade and industry committee on Wednesday
...In a brief statement about the minister's trip to Russia, the DST said: "Positive conditions were created for enhanced cooperation in the areas of nanotechnology and biotechnology through research cooperation mechanisms such as memoranda of understanding (MOUs) between institutions."

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Cwele's council commitment questioned [Published IT Web - 13 hours ago]
Nyankpala (N/R), Oct 30, GNA - Some Members of ... [Published Ghana News Agency - Oct 30 2014]
CCMB bags CSIR award; recognition for senior sc... [Published Hindu Business Line - Oct 28 2014]
E-toll prosecution one step closer [Published Citizen.co.za - Oct 28 2014]
Gomutra ark can help fight dengue, says ayurved... [Published Times of India - Oct 27 2014]
Spio-Garbrah chairs Promotion of Made-in-Ghana ... [Published Joy FM - Oct 27 2014]
Prosecution closer for e-toll defaulters [Published MyBroadband.co.za - Oct 27 2014]
Call for nomination of candidates to serve on t... [Published SA Dep. of Science & Technology - Oct 23 2014]
SA working towards making titanium products, MP... [Published BDlive - Oct 23 2014]
Tracking the Council for Scientific and Industr... [Published CNBC Africa - Oct 22 2014]
Ministry Introduces Rainwater Harvesting System [Published Peace FM - Oct 21 2014]
Put More Resources Into Research – Dr Boadi [Published Peace FM - Oct 21 2014]
DST widens collaborative focus [Published IT Web - Oct 20 2014]
Centre to fund cultivation of aromatic plants in J [Published The Hindu - Oct 18 2014]
Centre launches scheme to make J&K hub of aroma... [Published Times of India - Oct 18 2014]
Lephalale municipality regret sewage dumping [Published ENCA - Oct 17 2014]
A boost for Norwegian-Indian cooperation [Published Nortrade - Oct 17 2014]
CSIR: Dr Sibusiso Sibisi on The CSIR reports so... [Published Polity.org.za - Oct 16 2014]
Estate developers encroach on state lands [Published Graphic Ghana - Oct 16 2014]
Premix Fuel and the Ailing Fishing Industry [Published Spy Ghana - Oct 16 2014]
Strange dark muck ‘passed tests’ [Published IOL - Oct 16 2014]
Residents fight desalination plant [Published The North Coast Courier - Oct 15 2014]
Broadband Infraco reports solid performance [Published IT Web - Oct 14 2014]
India, Norway sign MoUs to promote academic coo... [Published Yahoo! India - Oct 14 2014]
CSIR Publishes Proposed Language Policy [Published Sabinet Law - Oct 13 2014]
SA’s best universities still fail to make it in... [Published BDlive - Oct 09 2014]
New Chairperson appointed [Published Building and Decor - Oct 08 2014]
Scientists get US$1m fund to support legume far... [Published GhanaWeb - Oct 06 2014]
Researchers Asked To Do More On Forest Conserva... [Published Spy Ghana - Oct 05 2014]
1,000 US academics to teach in Indian universities [Published IndiaVision - Oct 04 2014]
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