Environment

Zoology scholar, Khan, receives best Oral-Presentation award

Zoology scholar, Khan, receives best Oral-Presentation award

Zoology scholar, Khan, receives best Oral-Presentation award

Aligarh: Mr Salman Khan, Research Scholar, Department of Zoology, Aligarh Muslim University recently received the best ‘Oral-Presentation’ award for his paper, ‘Comparison between whole and sectioned otoliths for precise age estimation in striped snakehead, Channa striata (Bloch, 1793), collected from the river Ganga’ at a National Seminar on Biodiversity and Renewable Energy organized by Baba Sahab Dr B R Ambedkar, College of Agricultural Engineering and Technology, Etawah.

Khan is working on his PhD under the supervision of Assistant Professor Dr M Afzal Khan, who is in the Section of Fishery Science and Aquaculture, Department of Zoology, AMU.

More in Environment

  • Threat of Flood in Godavari and Krishna Basins Real

    Forecast for Flood in Godavari and Krishna Basins In view of heavy to very heavy rainfall with isolated extremely heavy rainfall at a few places in Telangana, Madhya Maharashtra Vidarbha Marathwada and North Interior Karnataka with Armoor in Nizamabad district of Telangana reporting 40 cm rainfall and many stations reporting more than...

  • ISRO Enumerates Benefits from Launching of Foreign Satellite

    ISRO Enumerates Benefits from Launching of Foreign Satellite New Delhi: Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has successfully launched 20 satellites in a single launch mission onboard Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle ‘PSLV-C34’ on June 22, 2016 from Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota. In this mission, 17 foreign satellites (total weighing 555 kg) from...

  • Regulatory Clearance to Light Water Reactors: Latest Update

    Regulatory Clearance to Light Water Reactors: Latest Update New Delhi: Unit 2 of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (1000 MW) Light Water Reactor (LWR) with technical cooperation with Russia attained first criticality at 20:56 hours on July 10, 2016. The Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor (PFBR) being constructed by Bharatiya Nabhikiya Vidyut Nigam Limited...

  • Books ‘Animals in the Holy Quran’ and ‘Dictionary of Flora and Fauna of Quran’ launched

    Books ‘Animals in the Holy Quran’ and ‘Dictionary of Flora and Fauna of Quran’ launched ALIGARH: “Eat and drink, but waste not by excess, for Allah loveth not the wasters”, reminded Dr. Mohd. Iqtedar Husain Farooqi, while highlighting the Quranic injunctions regarding the flora and fauna, and animals at a book release...

  • 13 AMU Geology students qualify Assistant Geologist exam of UPSC

    13 AMU Geology students qualify Assistant Geologist exam of UPSC Aligarh: At least 13 students of Department of Geology, Aligarh Muslim University have qualified the Assistant Geologist examination conducted by UPSC. Professor Liaqat Ali Khan Rao, Chairperson, Department of Geology informed that Meradul Islam, Md Khatib Khan, Khush Navi, Abdul Samad Siddiqui,...

  • India’s minister says mass movement required to clean dirty rivers

    India’s minister says mass movement required to clean dirty rivers New Delhi: The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Youth Affairs and Sports, MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh has said that...

  • Alaska volcano eruption 2016: flights may be affected

    Alaska volcano eruption 2016: flights may be affected Residents in Alaska’s Aleutian Islands are scurrying for covers...

  • Twin comets to make historic flyby of Earth: Latest update

    Twin comets to make historic flyby of Earth: Latest update Two comets will be coming closer to...