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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......

The unbeatable force, in both war and peace

The National Defence Academy is currently celebrating its diamond jubilee. M P Anil Kumar, a former fighter pilot, graduated from the NDA in 1983. In this elegant tribute, he salutes the Academy......

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......

Google searches can predict future stock market crash: Research

They suggest that this method could be applied to help identify warning signs in search data before a range of real world events A rise in Google searches for terms relating to business and......

Why Bhanu Athaiya wants to return her Oscar

India's first Oscar winner, Bhanu Athaiya, who got the coveted award for costume design for the Richard Attenborough directed film Gandhi in 1983, wants to return the trophy to the American Academy......

Sreesanth's brother makes his film debut

It's usually cricket time in the Santhakumaran family with Sreesanth in a stellar role. But this time round, it's his brother Dipusanth who's grabbing eyeballs, with his debut movie Kana Kombathu......

What Salman, Mallika should do instead

If one stinks at fashion, the other talks too much. Get the drift? Despite their dream idol status, celebrities are anything but perfect. So here's some tongue-in-cheek free advice for......

'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......

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