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More autonomy demanded for universities

The prime minister's Scientific Advisory Council expressed concern on Saturday over 'excessive bureaucratic and political interference' in the functioning of research institutions and universities.......

Raj Rajagopal appointed member of British Council

Non-Resident Indian scientist Dr Raj Rajagopal is among the 16 new members appointed to the British Council for Science and Technology.The appointments were made by Prime Minister Tony Blair on......

Dr Suniti Solomon, part of team who detected HIV, passes away

Groundbreaking HIV researcher Dr Suniti Solomon, the first to bring to the world the prevalence of the infection in India in 1986 and one who successfully led research into the treatment of the......

Bharat Ratna C N R Rao: I expect great things to happen under Modi

'No PM has said no to anything we have proposed. I am not a politician and I cannot give speeches about things, but a lot of good things have been done in science by previous governments.' 'Under......

Dr Murthy spells out his plans to improve America's health

'My grandfather was a poor farmer who fought for democracy and freedom in India and who could have never dreamed that his grandson would have the opportunity to sit before you today and be......

Indian expert on new climate change panel

Rita Sharma, Secretary of India's National Advisory Council, has been appointed to a new commission on climate change to be chaired by Britain's chief scientific adviser Sir John Beddington. The......

S K Brahmachari is the new CSIR chief

Eleven months after RA Mashelkar retired from the leadership of India's apex research body, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), the government on Monday appointed Samir K......

US may lose tech edge to India, China if. . .

The United States' top advisory panel has warned that the US is fast losing its edge in science and needs urgent, extensive efforts to strengthen its scientific competitiveness, says a New York......

Why Bellary is to bleed again

It’s sleepless nights again for the residents of Kamtur village. Located on the fringes of the Kumaraswamy forest range, one of the six iron ore-bearing mountaintops in Karnataka’s......

As debate rages on GM crops, GEAC in limbo

Even as the Supreme Court is set to hear the petition to ban testing of genetically modified (GM) crops on October 29, the apex body that is supposed to regulate GM crops in the country, the......
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ASCI upholds complaint against Kent purifier ad, questions 'scientific' claims of ad

NEW DELHI: Kent RO Purifier's advertisement claiming that it provides the safest drinking water has been held by the (ASCI) to contravene the... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/ASCI-upholds-complaint-against-Kent-purifier-ad-questions-scientific-claims-of-ad/articleshow/48793326.cms
Science, technology can catapult India on the global stage

Mumbai: However sanguine one's disposition, it's not easy to envision a shining India on the eve of the 69th Independence Day. The washout of... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Opinion/fCmMGhgw59Y9J2K6MUckdK/Science-technology-can-catapult-India-on-the-global-stage.html
Dystrophy R&D Lab Inaugurated in Bangalore

Ravdeep Singh Anand's quest for finding a cure for his son, Karanveer's muscular dystrophy is coming to fruition with the inauguration of the... ...

http://www.medindia.net/news/Interviews/dystrophy-rd-lab-inaugurated-in-bangalore-151840-1.htm
India's central bank keeps key lending rates unchanged

Dipa Karmakar wins Asian Gymnastics bronze | Protesting FTII students meet government officials | Mamata blames dam water for worsening flood |... ...

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Landmark Nagaland peace accord signed

Lok Sabha speaker suspends 25 Congress MPs (Second Lead) | Lalit Modi row: Sushma Swaraj denies charges (Second Lead) | Lok Sabha speaker suspends... ...

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