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Indian scientists dispute minister's anti-Darwinism statement

Indian scientists on Sunday disputed Union minister Satyapal Singh's remark that Charles Darwin's theory of evolution of man was "scientifically wrong", saying that his statement was made without......

Sivan K named new ISRO chairman

Noted scientist Sivan K was on Wednesday appointed as the chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation to replace A S Kiran Kumar. The announcement comes two days ahead of the proposed historic......

'Why and how did science in India stagnate?'

'Indian ganita predictions were as good as or better than the best elsewhere.' 'The debate between mythology and "rational" science in India is at least as old as Aryabhata and Brahmagupta and, to......

'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-American is Obama's ambassador for global entrepreneurship

An Indian-origin of the famous Khan Academy, Salman Khan, has been appointed as one among the Presidential Ambassadors for Global Entrepreneurship (PAGE), the White House has said. US President......

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......

Ratan Tata among American Academy Fellows

One of India's leading industrialist and two Indian American researchers have been elected as members of the prestigious American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Ratan Tata, chairman of Tata......

10 Indians in elite US engineering body

In his 30-year-plus career as a scientist, technologist and entrepreneur, Dr Kanti Jain has achieved many milestones, including developing fabrication technologies for microelectronics such as......

Exclusive! How Court was selected for the Oscars

The vote was tied 7-7 until... Aseem Chhabra/ reveals how Court was chosen as India's nominee for the Academy Awards. IMAGE: Vira Sathidar in Court.   The selection of Chaitanya......

Did the Oscars pick the perfect hosts?

Well done, Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences. Buy yourself a drink, Oscar, you've earned it. I've routinely complained about all things Oscar -- including the choice of......

And the Oscar for 'Best Bollywood Film' is...

Indian Americanshave asked the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to introduce a new award category of 'Best Bollywood Film' for films made in India.Rajan Zed, a leader of the......

Why Paheli didn't get an Oscar nom

The Oscar nominations announcement for the 78th Academy Awards was certainly bad news for Bollywood film lovers and the Indian media.After the announcement, a Google search of the word Paheli......

Ash invited to present Oscar

Here's one more crown on Aishwarya Rai's lustrous head.She has been invited by the Academy of Motion Pictures and Sciences to present an Oscar on February 27.This is a first for Indian cinema; no......

'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......

SAI-Abhinav Bindra Targeting Performance Centre inaugurated

IMAGE: Badminton great Prakash Padukone and cricket legend Rahul Dravid inaugurate the SAI-Abhinav Bindra Targeting Performance Centre in Bengaluru on Saturday. Photograph:......

Sports Shorts: Hamilton can equal pole record; ISL gets AFC nod

Hamilton can equal pole record, take F1 lead in Hungary IMAGE:  Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP celebrates. Photograph: Clive Mason/Getty Images If all goes to plan for Lewis......

How 'Goldfinger' Narang plans to produce Olympic champions

'We identified 55 prospective shooters and put them through an elaborate evaluation process to select the 20 best ones among them.' IMAGE: Gagan Narang in action. Photograph: Cameron Spencer/Getty......

'Cricket needs to wake up. But how?'

'Put cricket, first and foremost, at the centre of every decision you take.''The bottom line must always be the sport that we love.'Rahul Dravid as eloquent as always in his M A K Pataudi Memorial......
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