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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......

Modi@2: Hits and misses in science and tech

'Well begun is half done, today there are more hits than misses by the Modi government in its support towards science in India,' says Pallava Bagla. Modi@2 Is the glass of science half-full or......

'For 1,400 years India led the world in science'

'Indian science was perhaps more rational than the European science of the time.' 'Nobody tried or convicted Aryabhata just because he said Rahu-Ketu is nonsense.' 'Some Indians take the extreme......

'India is not becoming intolerant'

'Some intolerance is there in society. Fortunately, a majority of Indians are tolerant.' Eminent scientist and Bharat Ratna awardee Professor C N R Rao, below, left, speaks to Pallava Bagla/PTI on......

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......

Alternative medicine ads come under ASCI-Ayush lens

ASCI and Ayush ministry get down to monitoring print and television ads of ayurvedic, unani, homeopathic and yoga and naturopathy practitioners. The Advertising Standards Council of India, the......

How dangerous is plastic packaging?

After recognising its adverse health effects, the govt has now dismissed its own lab reports to conclude that the evidence against plastic is insufficient, says Nitin Sethi. Image: FSSAI in its......

BCCI's opposition in vain as ICC Board approves Big 3 rollback

'Today was an important step forward for the future of the ICC and cricket around the world. The proposals from the working group to reverse the resolutions of 2014 and deliver a revised......
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Pushpa Mittra Bhargava – conscientious scientist and advocate of scientific temper

In the death of Dr Pushpa Mittra Bhargava, India has lost one of the most vocal advocates of scientific temper and rationality in India. Bhargava,... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/science-technology/pushpa-mittra-bhargava-conscientious-scientist-and-advocate-of-scientific-temper-75530.html
Central Bank's Tightening Monetary Policy Talk Sends Global Markets Down

Posted by Equitymaster Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank hinted at a change in the direction of monetary policy. This set a... ...

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Goyal exhorts scientists to work on value addition to minerals

Union minister Piyush Goyal today exhorted scientists to work towards adding value to mineral wealth, specially strategic and critically important... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/goyal-exhorts-scientists-to-work-on-value-addition-to-minerals-117062701032_1.html

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