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Don't mock India's scientific past!

It is important to approach the belief of people in ancient India's achievements with a sense of proportion, balance and empathy, argues B S Raghavan, the distinguished civil servant.Illustration:......

Nuke deal: Indian hero who defeated the Americans

'Dr Singh, visibly relieved, said, 'Yesterday night I couldn't sleep. I stayed awake, praying throughout. You have saved the country'.'A fascinating excerpt from former Atomic Energy chief Dr Anil......

'Oh, you are Kakodkar!', President Bush exclaimed

Dr Kakodkar's strategic stubbornness ultimately got India what it wanted though the negotiations with the US went to the wire, notes Shivanand Kanavi. IMAGE: Then India's Atomic Energy Commission......

'We have enough thermonuclear bombs'

Were the May 1988 nuclear tests a success?20 years after Pokharan, a look back at those decisive atomic tests through the eyes of someone who knew. IMAGE: From right, A P J Abdul Kalam, then......

'We have lost 5 to 6 crucial years in nuclear energy'

'There has definitely been a breakthrough in the nuclear logjam. It is good to see nuclear energy back on the rails,' says Dr Anil Kakodkar, former chairman, Atomic Energy Commission. Dr Anil......

Rajan's 'resignation' letter to RBI staff

"I am an academic and I have always made it clear that my ultimate home is in the realm of ideas," Rajan said in a letter to staff. Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan, who has faced......

Thanks to Modi's push, GM mustard set to hit Indian markets

Activists are aghast that at a time when the entire nation is concerned with laxity in food safety regulation as seen in the Maggi case, the Modi government is pushing GM food crops without......

Indian Railways on the brink of collapse: Report

The current system of the Indian Railways is on the brink of collapse. The Indian railways working model is not financially viable either. The railways coffer have gone, almost, bankrupt, that is......

Solar energy yet not commercially viable: Kakodkar

Nuclear energy will continue to be an inevitable option for India as other alternative renewable energy sources like solar will take few more years to establish as a commercially viable technology,......

IIT-Bombay: A story of kal aj aur kal

The Indian Institute of Technology Bombay Alumni Association held a valedictory conference, signifying the closing of the IIT Bombay Golden Jubilee Celebration at The Lalit Ashok in Bangalore on......
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