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The Indian Express, 20 December 2017
A total of 649 Indian scientists returned to the country to work in Indian institutes and universities over the last five years as against 243 during 2007-12, the Lok Sabha was informed today. Read more...
The Tribune, 19 December 2017
India, the largest audience country for Facebook, requested for data 9,853 times in the first half of 2017 - up from 6,324 times in the first half of 2016, according to a latest report by the social media giant. Read more...
The Hindu, 17 December 2017
It’s a new species of marsupial lion discovered in Australia which has been extinct for at least 19 million years. Read more...
Huffingtonpost, 14 December 2017
India dropped a December 31 deadline for citizens to link Aadhaar details to facilities such as bank accounts and telephone numbers, saying it would announce a fresh date later. Read more...
The Hindu,11 December 2017
tar-lovers and sky-enthusiasts can enjoy a meteor shower display on December 13 after 10 p.m., and in the early morning hours of December 14, if clouds and light pollution do not play spoilsport. Read more...
The Hindu, 2 December 2017
It takes hundreds of years for polystyrene (thermocol being a widely used form of it) to be degraded in the natural environment. But in a solution of orange peel extract, it dissolves almost instantly – without the aid of external heat, pressure or acid. Read more...
The Hindu, 1 December 2017
This Sunday is your chance to get up close with the moon. On December 3, you can see the first and last supermoon of the year. A supermoon is the popular term (not an astronomical one) for a full or new moon that is close to the Earth. Read more...
Firstpost, 29 November 2017
Ivanka Trump, the daughter and advisor of US President, Donald Trump had a day busy today at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit – a three day affair, at Hyderabad. Read more...
BBC News, 28 November 2017
The Indus society came to prominence in what is now northwest India and Pakistan some 5,300 years ago thanks in large part to the sustenance of a long-lost Himalayan river. Read more...
The Washington Post, 28 November 2017
The friendly words exchanged between Presidents Trump and Xi Jinping this month softened the edge of a Chinese economic and military buildup that a recent study commissioned by the Pentagon described as “perhaps the most ambitious grand strategy undertake Read more...
Ministry of External Affairs, 27 November 2017
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Denmark, H.E. Mr. Anders Samuelsen is visiting India from 26-30 November 2017. He is accompanied by senior officials of his Ministry. Read more...
Ministry of external Affairs, 24 November 2017
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Finland, H.E. Mr. Timo Soini is visiting India from 22-25 November 2017. He is accompanied by senior officials of his Ministry. Read more...
The Hindu, 23 November 2017
A Bill pending before the Parliament is to encourage both the public and private sectors to participate in the space programme. Read more...
The New York Times, 21 November 2017
When Tran Viet Hung was a soldier patrolling these forested hills in southern Vietnam six years ago, he came down with a fever and chills. He tested positive for malaria and spent a few days recovering in a government clinic. Read more...
Fortune, 21 November 2017
A dogfight in the world of drones was about to begin. It was November 2016, and Da-Jiang Innovations Science and Technology, better known as DJI, was preparing to launch its killer new product: the Mavic Pro. Read more...
The Pioneer, 19 November 2017
More than $1 billion worth technology transfer and investment projects were initiated between Indian and Chinese companies at the end of the second India-China Technology Transfer, Collaborative Innovation and Investment Conference. Read more...
The Times of India, 18 November 2017
She was imperious, she was shy; she was called a goongi gudiya but she became Ma Durga; she was the frail teenager who became India’s first political bahubal Read more...
The Hindu, 11 November 2017
You can tell it’s a Big Show. It’s not just the queue of well-dressed people snaking from the entrance of London’s Science Museum to the counters where they are checking the names on the invitation list; nor is it the buzz from the area in front of the st Read more...
Nature, 7 November 2017
A leading Indian science-advocacy group is urging the country’s researchers to speak out against pseudoscience, which it fears has gained a foothold in the past few years, partly through support from some agencies of the Indian government. 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...

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