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The Asian Age, 26 April 2018
Prime Minister Narendra Modi shared with the Indian audience at London’s historic Westminster Hall last week how Prince Charles had travelled to New Delhi to invite him to attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting and how Queen Elizabeth II had Read more...
The Telegraph, 26 April 2018
The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) here on Wednesday got a financial assistance of Rs 5 crore to set up a Centre of Excellence in Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality (VARCoE). Read more...
The Wire, 26 April 2018
Indian scientists joined the second global ‘March for Science’ on April 14 this year. However, given the disconnect between the marchers and senior science ministry officials, there are no clear indications of how the government plans to respond formally Read more...
Business Standards, 25 April 2018
In a move that can be seen as an attempt to correct the mistakes of the past, top officials of a Russian university say that the country wants to leave the "closed" system of Soviet-era universities behind and embrace increased internationalisation Read more...
Financial Express, 25 April 2018
The three year program, will seek to on board around 100 women entrepreneurs in the energy access domain from across India and provide them with mentoring, corporate connects and get their proof of concepts (POC) off the ground. Read more...
DailyO, 24 April 2018
Conflict of interest is not an issue that’s talked about openly in Indian academic and scientific circles. And so, an editorial on the subject in Current Science — a flagship journal of Bengaluru based Indian Academy of Sciences — has raised quite a few e Read more...
India Today, 24 April 2018
A science and technology centre for tribal studies will be set up at Jawaharlal Nehru University where the ancient cures for various ailments will be scientifically evaluated so that they could be used for common purposes. Read more...
The Hindu, 24 April 2018
India on April 24 said protectionism in all its forms should be rejected and reaffirmed its belief in an economic globalisation which is more open, inclusive and equitable, amidst new trade barriers cropping up across the world, especially in the United S Read more...
The Times of India, 24 April 2018
Until a month ago, the only visitor to Chandar in Velhe taluka was a zilla parishad school teacher who would come to the village every day to guide his lone student. Read more...
The Times of India, 21 April 2018
A three-member students’ team of Patna Science College won the inter-university science quiz competition on ‘Latest developments in science and technology’, organized by the department of physics at Magadh Mahila College of Patna University on Friday. Read more...
The Economic Times, 18 April 2018
Prime Minister Narendra Modi was welcomed by Britain's Prince Charles at an exhibition organised to celebrate India's role in the history of science and technology. Read more...
The Indian Express, 16 April 2018
Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Sunday said that his government was committed to promote science and sports by building science centres and sports complexes across the state and provide children opportunities to show their latent talent. Read more...
Live Mint, 16 April 2018
India is the world’s third largest start-up ecosystem. The good news is that it is not limited to large metros. About 20% of existing start-ups have been born in Tier II and III cities. Read more...
The Telegraph, 15 April 2018
The need for a walking stick didn't hold back Krishna Sengupta, 74, from joining scientists, fellow academics and students as they marched along Delhi's streets on Saturday in protest against what they view as the government's anti-science policies. Read more...
Economic & political Weekly, 7 April 2018
India’s science and technology policies advocate increased investment in research and development. However, in 2017–18, the tax incentive for company expenditure on R&D was reduced. This is likely to have major ramifications for R&D at a time when India’s Read more...
Nature, 3 April 2018
When my six-year-old son watched a video about human evolution at school this year, he argued that it was wrong: humans had not evolved from apes, he had been told. Read more...
The New Indian Express, 2 April 2018
Intelligent roads, artificial intelligence, human independent decision support systems, location and ability independent voting facility — these are part of future technology ideas that the Centre is pondering upon for a modern India. Prime Minister Read more...
The Hindu, 30 March 2018
At the National Brain Research Centre (NBRC) here, a group of scientists is preparing a one-of-its-kind database of brain images that, when compiled together, could result in a so-called Indian Brain Template (IBT). Read more...
Business Standards, 29 March 2018
Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu today said science and technology havebeen an integral part of Indian culture and tradition and there is scientific rationale behind "what our forefathers have practised" with regard to cow dung and 'tulsi'. Read more...
Hindustan Times, 27 March 2018
Science informs, technology enables, and innovation creates. This trio has the potential to carry our societies through an era of rapid technological progress in the years to come. Read more...

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