Indian Science

  • FTN: Have Indian science and higher education fallen behind global standards?

    Tonight at 10, Sagarika Ghose discusses with NR Narayana Murthy, Amartya Sen, Sam Pitroda and Deepak Nayyar, have Indian science and higher education fallen behind...
  • Students build car out of other vehicles' scrap 05-01-2012 09:07 AM

    Bhubaneswar: In something unique from the Indian Science Congress, a group of students have successfully built a car from scrap. For impressing the girls, if your parents won't buy you a car, you can now build one. "The unique thing about this is that all the parts came together from...
  • Children quiz Nobel Prize winner Ramakrishnan 12-01-2011 01:41 PM

    Nobel Prize winner in Chemistry for 2009, Venkatraman Ramakrishnan, interacted with children at the Indian Science Congress in Chennai. Here is an excerpt of the question-answer session: Question: Did you want a Nobel Prize when you were a teenager? Venkatraman Ramakrishnan: Not in any serious way. Question: Why did you...
  • ISRO to launch nano satellite made by students 08-01-2011 09:37 AM

    Chennai: Students of SRM University have made their very own satellite which the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has promised to launch later in 2011. The satellite is the size of a large gift box, costs Rs 2 crore and took two years of hard work. "The main objective is...
  • Unleash a decade of innovation: PM to scientists 03-01-2011 05:58 PM

    Chennai: Almost 7000 scientists including seven Nobel prize winners are in Chennai for the 98th Indian Science Congress. They're trying to find ways in which the quality of science education in India can be improved. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said, "The time has come to for India to produce the...
  • PM to present Nehru award to Ratan Tata 03-01-2011 12:49 PM

    Chennai: Tata Group Chairman Ratan Tata will be presented the Jawaharlal Nehru Award by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at the five-day 98th Indian Science Congress, beginning on Monday, "for his contributions to Indian society and development of the Nano car." "The Prime Minister will present the Jawaharlal Nehru award to...
  • India's contribution to world of science, phenomenal 28-01-2009 07:22 PM

    Indians have been on the forefront of research that has made life easier. ...
  • PM seeks reverse brain drain 03-01-2007 08:32 PM

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  • PM to open Indian Science Congress 03-01-2007 09:23 AM

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