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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......

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......

What's behind Bharat Biotech's Zika 'hype'?

Bharat Biotech started work on developing a vaccine against Zika way back in 2014, but the timing of its announcement has created a flutter in the market. When Bharat Biotech recently......
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IIM-A panel to pick names for chairperson race

Ahmedabad: The Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A) on Friday set up a three-member committee to pick names for its chairperson's... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/ahmedabad/IIM-A-panel-to-pick-names-for-chairperson-race/articleshow/52910908.cms
India denies training North Korean experts in ballistic tech at Dehradun

But India denied that the institute conducted courses that could help North Koreans in training or transferring nuclear-related, ballistic... ...

http://www.financialexpress.com/article/world-news/india-denies-training-north-korean-experts-in-ballistic-tech-at-dehradun/294690
90% of lung cancer patients are smokers

Lung cancer is the leading cancer amongst men in Kerala despite a ban on smoking in public places and several anti-tobacco awareness campaigns,... ...

http://www.femina.in/wellness/health/90%-of-lung-cancer-patients-are-smokers-7928.html
GM mustard may be approved soon. But is govt exaggerating its benefits?

Indias kitchens could soon see the influx of genetically-modified (GM) mustard. Indias GM regulator - the environment ministrys Genetic Engineering... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/india-news/gm-mustard-may-be-headed-to-our-kitchens-but-is-it-safe-1466531323.html
Jesse Milan, Jr. Named AIDS United Interim President and CEO

PRWeb 2016-06-20 WBB+McCormick Tapped to Lead National Search for Permanent Candidate. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 20, 2016 The AIDS... ...

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