BRICS S&T News

Times Now, 31 October 2017
India would launch its latest remote sensing satellite in Cartosat-2 series along with 28 foreign satellites riding piggy-back in December, a top space official said on Monday. Read more...
The Tribune, 31 October 2017
The Central Scientific Instruments Organisation (CSIO) today celebrated its foundation day with a lecture on 'Indian Planetary Exploration Programme' by Dr Anil Bhardwaj, Director, Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad. Read more...
The Economic Times, 30 October 2017
India and Italy today inked six pacts to boost cooperation in key sectors, including energy and trade, after detailed talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Italian counterpart Paolo Gentiloni on ways to strengthen ties Read more...
The Jakarta Post, 29 October 2017
China and the European Union are planning further cooperation in the science and technology sector to sustain and nurture innovation. Read more...
NATO Press Release, 27 October 2017
For the first time, the NATO Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme is supporting a multi-year research project with Algeria. Read more...
The Economic Times, 26 October 2017
India is a "natural partner" of the US in the area of space and technology, an influential American lawmaker has said, underscoring the possibility of a "real strong partnership" between the two countries in the field. Read more...
The New Indian Express, 25 October 2017
President Ramnath Kovind, while speaking at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), said that the country should overcome problems of poverty, health and food and power deficiency by utilising science and technology. Read more...
Foreign Affairs, 23 October 2017
Using the the twice-a-decade Communist Party Congress as his platform, President Xi Jinping has laid out his sweeping plan to make China a leading global power in influence, innovation and military might by 2050. Read more...
Times of India, 22 October 2017
The 30th edition of Kerala Science Congress (KSC), a three-day event, will begin on Jan 28, 2018, at Government Brennen College in Thalassery, Kannur. This year's theme will be 'viruses and infectious diseases'. Read more...
The Hindu, 19 October 2017
S. Chandrasekhar is the first astrophysicist to have won a Nobel Prize for his theory on the evolution of stars. Read more...
The Hindu, 17 October 2017
The LIGO-VIRGO collaboration, three members of which won this year’s physics Nobel Prize, strikes again, this time, to detect the merger of two neutron stars — extremely dense, massive but tiny, objects. Read more...
Firstpost, 17 October 2017
Within twenty months after announcement of the first confirmed detection of gravitational waves and within two weeks of the discovery winning the Nobel Prize, the LIGO-Virgo collaboration Read more...
The New York Times, 15 October 2017
When North Korean hackers tried to steal $1 billion from the New York Federal Reserve last year, only a spelling error stopped them. Read more...
Business Standards, 14 October 2017
Union Minister for Science and Technology and Earth Sciences, Dr Harsh Vardhan, has said that India is home to lakhs of grassroot innovators and it is important to empower them with modern entrepreneurial skills and assist them. Read more...
The Guardian, 10 October 2017
In order to tempt nuclear scientists from countries such as Iran or North Korea to defect, US spy agencies routinely send agents to academic conferences – or even host their own fake ones. Read more...
India Today, 9 October 2017
The Union Ministry of Science and Technology is all set to organise a four day India International Science Festival from October 13. Union Science Minister Harsh Vardhan said that the fest, to be held in multiple venues, including Anna University Read more...
Nature, 9 October 2017
Fifty years on, the agreement is being pushed to its limits by changing geopolitics, technology and commercial interests, warns Joan Johnson-Freese. Read more...
The New York Times, 9 October 2017
There is a powerful reason that automakers worldwide are speeding up their efforts to develop electric vehicles — and that reason is China. Read more...
The Guardian, 8 October 2017
With bitcoin and Ethereum gathering momentum among investors, some experts fear a bubble could soon burst Read more...
NASA Spaceflight.com, 8 October 2017
China launched the second remote sensing satellite for Venezuela using a Long March-2D (Chang Zheng-2D) launch vehicle on Monday. Read more...

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