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Scientist Bhargava to return Padma Bhushan to protest 'attack on rationalism'

Eminent scientist Pushpa Mittra Bhargava on Thursday said he is returning his Padma Bhushan award alleging that the National Democratic Alliance government was trying to make India into a......

Obama appoints Indian American to national science board

Dr Sethuraman ‘Panch’ Panchanathan, senior vice president, Office of Knowledge Enter­prise Development, ArizonaStateUniversity, was last week appointed to the United States National......

Terror attack on power grids can CRIPPLE the system

The National Academy of Sciences, in a recent report, has warned that terrorists can cause black outs in large parts of the United States by attacking the power grid. The report adds that......

Serge Haroche, David J Wineland win Nobel Physics Prize

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for 2012 toSerge Haroche, College de France and Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris, France, and David J Wineland, National......

Gen next come to the fore in America

Anamika Veeramani, 14, an eighth grader from Incarnate Word Academy in Parma Heights, Ohio won the National Spelling Bee. Shantanu S Srivatsa, 13, an eighth grader at Cheney Middle School, West......

Ratan Tata in National Academy of Engineering

India's leading industrialist Ratan Tata will be formally inducted into the prestigious National Academy of Engineering in the US for his "outstanding contributions" to industrial development in......

Academies stand by their findings on GM crops

The controversy over Bt brinjal refuses to die down with the country's six science academies today standing by their findings on 'limited release' of the GM crop despite Environment Minister Jairam......

Top scientists to review UN's climate panel

The United Nations has launched an independent review of the functioning of its top climate change body IPCC, which has come under much criticism in the recent months for some errors in its......

China's 15-year plan for tech growth

China is refining a strategic blueprint for the booming nation's medium and long-term national, scientific and technological development over the next 15 years.The blueprint's draft work, which......

The trouble with agricultural start-ups

Agri-enterprises are finding it hard to expand due to lack of commercial guidance, says Surinder Sud. Photograph: Jayanta Dey/Reuters Last two years have witnessed the emergence of start-ups even......

Dev Patel, Eddie Redmayne to join Academy of Motion Picture Arts

Actors Eddie Redmayne, Emma Stone and Dev Patel are invited by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to be its new members of 2015. After adding 271 people last year, the......

Leonard Cohen passes into the ages

'We have lost one of music's most revered and prolific visionaries.' Visionary. Poet. Singer. Legendary singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen has passed into the ages. He was 82. Cohen's label, Sony......

Will these movies win an Oscar?

Here's looking at some brilliant movies. The Toronto International Film Festival was very good for American movies, especially the indie kind. The Oscar competition is going to be strong and......

Raja Sen's Oscars forecast: Mad Max will win!

Mad Max: Fury Road has a very realistic chance of sweeping the Oscars, predicts Raja Sen. Oh, what a day. What a lovely day. The Academy Of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences took it upon......

Exclusive! How Court was selected for the Oscars

The vote was tied 7-7 until... Aseem Chhabra/Rediff.com reveals how Court was chosen as India's nominee for the Academy Awards. IMAGE: Vira Sathidar in Court.   The selection of Chaitanya......

'Selection process pretty good'

Brijesh Patel, chairman of India's cricket selectors,is alsoinvolvedwith the National Cricket Academy in Bangalore asdirector. It has been nine months since he took over the reins of the selection......

SAI-Abhinav Bindra Targeting Performance Centre inaugurated

IMAGE: Badminton great Prakash Padukone and cricket legend Rahul Dravid inaugurate the SAI-Abhinav Bindra Targeting Performance Centre in Bengaluru on Saturday. Photograph:......

Sports Shorts: Hamilton can equal pole record; ISL gets AFC nod

Hamilton can equal pole record, take F1 lead in Hungary IMAGE:  Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP celebrates. Photograph: Clive Mason/Getty Images If all goes to plan for Lewis......

Meet these chess superstars!

Rediff.com's A Ganesh Nadar meets up with 10-year-old Praggnanandha -- the world's youngest International Master -- and his elder sister Vaishali -- a woman International Master -- to find out more......

'Cricket needs to wake up. But how?'

'Put cricket, first and foremost, at the centre of every decision you take.''The bottom line must always be the sport that we love.'Rahul Dravid as eloquent as always in his M A K Pataudi Memorial......
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Plants colonised Earth 100 million years earlier than thought

Plants may have originated on Earth a hundred million years earlier than thought, according to a study that may change the perceptions of the... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/plants-colonised-earth-100-million-years-earlier-than-thought-118022000336_1.html
Tectonic danger facing Chinese-built Gwadar Port

[China], Feb.16 (ANI): Pakistan's Gwadar Port, which is being upgraded by the Chinese as part of the multi-billion dollar China-Pakistan Economic... ...

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Scientist sacked for sexually harassing junior colleague

A top Indian scientist has been sacked by a government research institute on the charge of sexually harassing a junior female colleague. The... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/659026/scientist-sacked-sexually-harassing-junior.html
China, Pak survey Makran Trench over quake threat to Gwadar

Nearly 40 geologists from China and Pakistan have teamed up to survey the Makran Trench in Balochistan following Beijings concerns over the... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/658807/china-pak-survey-makran-trench.html
Gender parity remains elusive at Karnataka science institutes

Gender parity at top science institutes in Karnataka remains elusive as the UN marks the International Day of Women and Girls in Science on Feb.... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/658813/gender-parity-remains-elusive-karnataka.html

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