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Indian-origin Nobel laureate to head prestigious UK science society

India-born Nobel laureate Sir Venkatraman Ramakrishnan has been confirmed as president elect of Britain’s prestigious Royal Society. The result of a ballot held by the fellowship was......

Seven Indian Americans awarded for cancer research

The Society of Asian American Scientists in Cancer Research last month presented awards to seven doctors for their outstanding contributions to cancer research. The awards were presented by Rajvir......

Indian engineer elected to top UK science body

Last Thursday, May 14, India-born engineering Professor Thomas Kailath, was elected as a Foreign Member of the Royal Society (United Kingdom) for his efforts in engineering, which the society says......

Amit Mistry wins Congressional science fellowship

Amit Mistry, an alumnus of Rice University, has been selected as the Materials Research Society/Optical Society of America Congressional Science and Engineering Fellow for 2008-2009. The......

Indian-American wins Intel Science award

Intel Corporation and the Society for Science & the Public awarded the top 10 college scholarship awards for the Intel Science Talent Search at a banquet in Washington, DC on Tuesday.The first......

IBM turns 100! Here are its icons of progress

IBM turned 100 years on June 16, 2011. The IT giant has played a leading role in transforming business, science and society in these 100 years. From investing in a research lab during the Great......

A technology designed to touch many lives

Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology-Kharagpur have developed technologies that will enable people with disabilities enjoy the digital world, says Indrani Roy. Image: Professor......

India's start-up world booms with 100,000 new firms in 2014

Industry estimates are that about 80 per cent of the companies that are registered are essentially non-IT. Start-ups have mostly been synonymous with technology but the trend seems to be changing.......

Robot in board room? WEF survey says possible by 2025!

From the realms of science fictions, robots and artificial intelligence machines may find their way to the corporate board rooms in the next ten years, says a new worldwide survey conducted by WEF.......

An e-bike venture that caught Ratan Tata's eye

Hemlatha Annamalai and P Bala's Ampere Vehicles makes e-vehicles in Coimbatore. Do they have a strong business case? Ratan Tata, chairman emeritus of Tata Sons, is a venerable name in the world of......

'I get slightly troubled when people see Sherlock Holmes as sexy'

'I was very wary about stepping into the limelight and the populist role like Sherlock Holmes, but the minute I saw who was involved and read the script and the quality of it I thought: I've got......

'My film's sequel will be bigger than Avatar'

Love Charger (or Charzerr) exploded on the scene last year, and has become somewhat of a cult now – the chubby arms raised high in the air, the falsetto that nearly knocks you out, the......

Deepika, Katrina, Esha: Bollywood's SEXIEST calendar girls!

Did your favourite Bollywood star start out as a calendar model too? Find out!Madhur Bhandarkar, who has explored dark themes set in glossy backdrops of films, fashion and high society, is busy......

Classic revisited: Amitabh Bachchan's underrated Saudagar

In this special series, we re-visit great Hindi film classics. Today, we look back at Amitabh Bachchan and Nutan's 1973 film Saudagar. Image: Nutan and Amitabh Bachchan in Saudagar. In 1973,......

Divergent Contest: Win COOL Prizes!

Divergent is all set to premiere on television this weekend. It will be telecast on April 26, 9 pm, on Sony Pix. Starring Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Ashley Judd, Maggie Q, Kate Winslet,......
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