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The New Indian Express, 1 January 2018
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday addressed via video conference the curtain-raiser ceremony of the commemoration of professor Satyendra Nath Bose's 125th birth anniversary at Kolkata. Read more...
The Hindu, 28 December 2017
From satellite launches to Aryan migration, here are the 10 science stories published by The Hindu in 2017 that readers flocked to Read more...
The Hindu, 27 December 2017
In January, Libratus, an artificial intelligence computer created by researchers at Carnegie Mellon University defeated four top class poker players. Read more...
The Tribune, 20 December 2017
The year 2017 will likely be among the three warmest years on global record, according to the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO). Read more...
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...
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...
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...
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...

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