The cabinet of Andhra Pradesh will be meeting soon to discuss the proposal for decentralisation of capital through creation of three capital cities for the state.
An expert panel had recommended that the State government should develop Amaravati, Visakhapatnam and Kurnool as the legislative, executive and judicial capital cities instead of pooling up everything in one mega city.
The previous government helmed by N. Chandrababu Naidu had decided to create a new capital at Amaravati, whose foundation stone was laid by the Prime minister.
The Kerala government has decided to give ? 1.3 crore as compensation to former ISRO scientist Nambi Narayanan, who was falsely implicated in the 1994 espionage case.
The compensation is in addition to the ? 50 lakh provided by the government to the former scientist on a Supreme Court order and the ? 10 lakh recommended by the National Human Rights Commission.
The espionage case pertained to allegations of transfer of certain confidential documents on India's space programme to foreign countries by two scientists and four others, including two Maldivian women.
Researchers have shown that proteins in the legs of malaria carrying mosquitoes help them develop resistant to insecticides.
Study noted that insecticide resistant populations of two malaria carrying mosquitoes, Anopheles gambiae and Anopheles coluzzii, express a family of binding proteins situated in their legs.
The researchers proved that the binding protein, SAP2, was found elevated in resistant populations, and further elevated following contact with pyrethroids, the insecticide class which is used on all bed nets.