BRICS S&T News

The Guardian, 15 September 2017
Atomic bombs ‘Fat Man’ and ‘Little Boy’ exploded over Nagasaki and Hiroshima 72 years ago creating a lasting nuclear taboo – until now. What has changed? Read more...
The Hindu, 14 September 2017
Directory of Open Access Journals flags them “for suspected editorial misconduct” Read more...
The Indian Express, 12 September 2017
During the visit, the two sides are expected to discuss bilateral cooperation in defence and security, trade and investment, science and technology and people to people exchanges. Read more...
The Straits Times, 12 September 2017
Investments in human capital and global outlook pay off for East Asia, but the rest of Asia, the Middle East and Latin America need to catch up. Read more...
The Economic Times, 11 September 2017
When you buy a product from an online marketplace, have you ever wondered how your order gets processed among millions of others? Read more...
Daily Mail, 11 September 2017
A new propaganda video claims that scientists in China have created a working prototype of the 'impossible' fuel-free engine. Read more...
ZD Net, 11 September 2017
The cooperation agreement will allow researchers from both countries to work together more closely on technology and science innovation projects. Read more...
The sentinel, 10 September 2017
Assam Governor Banwarilal Purohit inaugurated the VIBHA-VANI, a Northeast Zonal Workshop, at the Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology (IASST) auditorium, Paschim Boragaon inGuwahati on Saturday. Read more...
The Indian Express, 10 September 2017
A government panel set up to carry out “scientifically validated” research into cow derivatives, including its urine, and their benefits has received 54 proposals, committee co-chairman Vijay Bhatkar has said. Read more...
The Hindu, 9 September 2017
India will explore the possibility of introducing technologies for capturing carbon dioxide emitted while burning coal and other fossil fuels, the country’s Coal Secretary Susheel Kumar has said. Read more...
The Indian Express, 7 September 2017
Scientists have discovered boron on Mars, a finding that gives further support to the theory that the ancient red planet may have once been habitable Read more...
Business Line, 6 September 2017
Prasoon Sharma, Fellow at India Global and renowned expert of Indo-China relation proposed a BRICS Innovation challenge TV show in the BRICS summit 2017. This TV show should be broadcasted by all public and private TV channels Read more...
Live Mint, 6 September 2017
Indian institutes continued to perform poorly in global university rankings with Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore sliding in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2018 published on Tuesday. Read more...
The Diplomat, 6 September 2017
A Chinese university said the power of the latest North Korean nuclear test is 3 to 7.8 times stronger than that of the Nagasaki atomic bomb. Read more...
The Guardian, 5 September 2017
The Russian president, Vladimir Putin, has warned that the escalating North Korean crisis could cause a “planetary catastrophe” and huge loss of life, and described US proposals for further sanctions on Pyongyang as “useless”. Read more...
NDTV, 5 September 2017
UNESCO Names Laureates For Its 2017 Prize For Girls And Women's Education Read more...
Fox News, 5 September 2017
Renowned for his concerns over artificial intelligence and its potential negative impact on humanity, tech titan Elon Musk has made his most concerning comments yet surrounding AI. Read more...
The Times of India, 4 September 2017
In a declaration, the BRICS (Brazil-Russia-India-China- South Africa) called upon all nations to adopt a comprehensive approach in combating terrorism including countering radicalisation and blocking terror financing sources. Read more...
The Hindu, 31 August 2017
India’s attempt to launch its eighth regional navigation satellite failed on Thursday. The satellite IRNSS-1H didn’t come out of the heat shield as it should have, though the rocket’s lift off was as planned. Read more...
Firstpost, 31 August 2017
As parts of India’s financial capital went under after more than 400 mm rainfall – the equivalent of 11 days of average daily monsoon rainfall in 12 hours – on 29 August, 2017, the deluge mirrored similar scenes in other cities this month Read more...

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