Meet at NIN on biotechnologyThe National Institute of Nutrition Scientists Association (NINSA) is organising a one-day symposium on `Agriculture Biotechnology -- Food and Nutrition Security' at the institute here on December 22. Gowri Shanker, director, Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics (CDFD), will inaugurate the symposium. Swapan K. Datta, professor, Department of Botany, University of Kolkata, will deliver the keynote address.

Land noticeThe District Administration cautioned the public not to enter into any kind of transaction pertaining to a piece of land bearing number- T.S no-1/1A/1, Block B, Ward-10 at Shaikhpet mandal. In a statement issued here on Wednesday, in-charge Collector S. Mukteshwar Rao said the district administration has won a land grabbing case related to this piece of land worth Rs. 8 crores against one Satyanarayana and others in a special court.

"Any body entering into a transaction with this particular land would be responsible for their own consequences," he said.

IT course`Integrated ANIIT for Engineers' (IAE)- a five-semester IT course for engineering students was launched by NIIT on Wednesday. It is a dual-qualification programme to be pursued alongside engineering studies, a press release said. The institute is initially launching the programme in the southern cities of Chennai, Hyderabad and Bangalore.