Indus Science and Technology
May 6 - May 19, 2013
Rajesh Kumar needs more volunteer teachers because of the mass of students.….
Professor K. Smiles, dean of Academic Affairs at the Coimbatore Institute of Engineering and Technology.….
CBSE introduces course on 'Indian traditions' for class 11 & 12
The CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) has hereby introduced ….
The dominance of Indian origin students was evident at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF)….
Avanse Education Loans (Avanse), a new age education finance company,….
Education content maker In-Open Technologies is partnering with a Japanese firm….
Over the last three decades, more than 2,500 waterbodies in Kolkata have vanished…..
Almost 30 years in the making, the first India-developed vaccine for rotavirus –….
India's first indigenously developed vaccine against rotavirus.….
There are 128 institutions from India, listed among the 3,290 world institutions….
A large number of Indian students are accessing Ivy League content through Massive Online Open Course (MOOC)….
US describes 'INDIA' as its most important partner in Asia based on the growing convergence
List of Integrated/ Dual Degree Courses offered by IIT's.
The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are a group of autonomous public engineering institutes of India….
A study into transnational education has found that it can help train students….
Amid fierce lobbying from the tech industry and organized labor,….
India has achieved major organisational and technological successes….
The target is to prepare a workforce equipped with the skills….
Since long years, US has been successful in attracting Indian students for Higher education….
With dietary practices increasingly linked to lifestyle diseases,….
Computers have been there in many schools for over three decades now….
IT training firm NIIT launched 'Cloud Campus', which offers latest training….
The UPA government’s flagship plan to get every teenager between 14 and 18 into secondary school….
Waking up to the need for saving small rivers,….
Recruiting firm CyberCoders has released new data about the skills….
Challenging the assertion of several American lawmakers….
In the 16 Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), approximately 42% faculty positions in the IITs are vacant,
Challenging the assertion of several American lawmakers that H-1B visas grabbed by Indian IT professionals ….
For the 2012-13 crop marketing year ending June,…
Scientists have found a biological command centre for the ageing process….
Keen on positioning India as a global destination for higher education,….
The Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro), ….
In the 16 Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), approximately 42% faculty positions in the IITs are vacant….
Twenty two out of 29 states in India have failed to meet their Renewable Purchase Obligation (RPO)….
The Tamil Nadu Science and Technology Centre (TNSTC) in collaboration….
Apni Shala, an organization founded by alumni of the Tata Institute of Social Sciences,….
A mobile phone turned into a glucose monitor for diabetes patients,….
Ahead of its crucial and long-awaited launch in July or August….
The Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT-B) will be introducing compulsory courses in biology….
In terms of learning environment, research does not really enjoy a prominent place….
It has become a cliche to speak of India as a land of paradoxes….
Some 7,000 light years away, Albert Einstein's theory of general relativity….
Sunstone Business School, the leading specialized Management School,….
Started in 1991, Netweb Technologies is owned and managed by technocrats….
From next year, professors at engineering institutions would be in for a busy summer….
A visitor recently put it succinctly: “Why does everyone here want to be an engineer?”….
The aadhaar of mass health insurance
India grapples with the issue of a major divide….
Ankush Gupta*, a 19-year-old BCom graduate from a university in Punjab harboured aspirations….
Tata Power plans to set up a 28.8 MW solar plant near Satara,….
Higher education is a country’s repository and defender of culture, ….
Hydropower is important. But how important?....
What's in a name? A lot - at least as far as the Higgs boson is concerned….
Over the past few years, the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET),….
The capitalist manifesto
Why Growth Matters: How Economic Growth in India Reduced Poverty and the Lessons for Other Developing Countries….
Today, e-books have become so popular….
A REVOLUTIONARY solar-powered aircraft touched down recently at Moffett Airfield, in the heart of Silicon Valley….
Mathematical genius Shakuntala Devi died at a hospital ….
Experts insist that focusing on micro-hydro is the only cost effective and easy solution….
Taking higher education higher
There are thousands of MBA colleges in India which charge huge fees….
Researchers claim to have developed a new keyboard for touchscreens….
The University of Calicut will provide identity cards and e-mail IDs….
“For the first six months, I could not get my head around my duties….
Higher Education Asia University Rankings 2013" has only three Indian institutions….
From next year, professors at engineering institutions would be in for a busy summer…..
Every third person in an Indian city today is a youth…..
“There is urgent need for more autonomy, less bureaucracy,….
The latest eminent person to castigate Indian higher education….
In a lively Supreme Court argument on Monday,….
Two recent back-to-back events have created a stir in the Indian higher education sector….
Even as the state government has paved the way for the opening….
Germany and India have agreed for Strategic partnership in higher education….
Higher education scenario unlikely to change much
PATNA: Even as the state government has paved the way for the opening of private universities in Bihar,….
A decade and even further back, American tech companies such as Microsoft, Intel, IBM, Cisco
Liberalising Indian higher education will bring many top foreign institutes to India,….
President Pranab Mukherjee today called for “drastic action”….
US and Indian experts have developed a model to mitigate….
Ever since the global financial meltdown in 2008,….
The crises in higher education in India, and the best ways to address them, have been a matter of much discussion and debate….
LurnQ manages to show courses which one might be interested….
Completing a research project involves extensive data,….
Researchers today claimed to have invented the world's smallest super compact ultra-wideband (UWB)….
education scenario in India. How will India fare in the field of science and technology ….
With a view to creating awareness amongst masses about the biodiversity in India,….
The far-reaching Right To Education Act, now in its fourth year of implementation,….
As expected, the H-1B visa cap of 65,000 was breached within five days….
On a tour of the United States last year, one of our informal performances was at a senior citizens’ home…..
In a study, child development experts at Barnard College's renowned Centre….
Tata Power's Mundra UMPP creates sustainable livelihood for fishermen in Gujarat
In line with its philosophy of improving the quality of life….
Research and development (R&D) gives a nation competitive advantage….
Scientists said on Wednesday they may be close to tracking down the mysterious "dark matter"….
Upholding specially devised annual custom of awarding exemplary students,….
Mumbai girl Ashwini Nene has topped the Graduate Record Examination (GRE)….
Ace astronaut Sunita Williams on Thursday praised the advancements made….
India has of late witnessed a rise in cyber crime and experts attribute this….
Facebook does not have to build a phone,….
Half of the children in India are chronically malnourished…..
A consortia of Indian and European higher education institutions has….
Apart from global exposure, the option to choose from a wide range of subjects,….
A consortia of Indian and European higher education institutions has been formed under the 'India Platform' banner…..
There has been scientific studies on impact of climate change on Himalayan glaciers….
The Indian Supreme Court has rejected Swiss pharmaceutical company Novartis’….
The ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education will conduct its convocation…..
India-made SUVs are soon set to burn rubber in developed markets in Europe,….
Chairman of University Grants Commission (UGC) Ved Prakash on Saturday said all universities….#mce_temp_url#
To assist India in its fight against TB, the nonprofit Clinton Health Access Initiative….
Gandhinagar, March 31: India's major roads may double up as solar highways,….
If you've ever had multiple apps running on your cellphone while making a call….
Of course, not everything might be relevant to our system; take the good,….
Even as the National Accreditation Regulatory Authority Bill for higher education remains….
While addressing the ASSOCHAM-Rai Foundation Luncheon-Talk, Reddy said, ….
No country has ever achieved prosperity without engaging with science and technology (S&T)…..
Around 18 months ago, when a new milk collection center opened in her village,….
India’s rural market is not new to marketers….
Eating a breakfast rich in protein significantly improves appetite control….
Critics fear the move has made UK higher education less attractive, particularly in India:….
Berkeley Lab hosts international workshop as climate scientists find themselves in a deluge of data….
Top Indian space scientist U.R. Rao has been inducted into the Satellite Hall of Fame in Washington DC….
In a first-of-its-kind attempt, the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) are planning to introduce ‘smart classes’,….
Aiming to enhance academic and research partnership with US-based Massachusetts Institute of Technology,….
The Government has announced the Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) Policy-2013….
Space odyssey for budding astronauts from April 4
Nearly 1,500 students from across the country will participate in the event,….
Government has taken several measures to promote high level research in science and technology….
….70% (700 milion) of India is a rural population which has no access to dentists!...
The crisis is primarily the result of ongoing slump in fresh capacity addition...
This programme had all the fervour that a book launch by celebrity writers would have....
In an effort to improve teaching and research standards,....
Networking giant Cisco today said that BITS Pilani has deployed its virtual lecture facility….
New results from a look into the split second after the Big Bang indicate the universe is 80 million years older....
Collector Anshul Mishra, on Wednesday, launched “variety rice scheme”....
A candidate drug (ELQ-300) was found capable of treating and preventing malaria infection,....
Electric cars may work - but where to charge them?....
On March 18, Mahindra & Mahindra launched the country's first all-electric four-seat car,….
NASA has applauded India’s success in its space endeavours, ….
India today successfully carried out the maiden test firing of the over 290 km-range….
Although, the Ministry of Science & Technology does not make state-wise budget allocations,....
For the second year running, the Government of India’s Economic Survey….
An American professional body of engineers has supported the move for tough H-1B visa rules,….
40 child labourers freed from bars, hotels in Gandhinagar area in the city....
The State government has decided to impose fine on households....
When Gary Patton pulls a thin, round wafer-like sheet from his coat pocket,....
India's health insurance scheme for the poor seems to be creating buzz globally…..
A group of 30 software product companies in India recently got together….
A Smaller Slice of the Pie: Why Technology Is No Longer Creating Jobs
Can technology set off a new boom in job creation?....
Educational spending is soaring. At the turn of the decade,….
India’s dream of providing a laptop to every student is headed for a crash…..
In my Times column Thursday, I reviewed a new generation of LED light bulbs…..
India will add a significant part of the next 5 billion Internet users,….
Came for Grad Work, Rose to Top
But when the University of Texas at Arlington named the sole finalist for its presidency last week,
In his opinion piece in The Hindu (Op-Ed, “Questions for Mr. Nilekani,”….
India today successfully carried out the maiden test firing of the over 290 km-range….
When Gary Patton pulls a thin, round wafer-like sheet from his coat pocket,….
Government's unique initiative is helping women from as far as Latin America and Africa….
A national seminar on ancient science and technology was jointly organized….
Emissions from coal-fired power plants is taking a heavy toll….
In the first gender benchmarking study of its kind,….
After announcing India's all women public bank,….
The Indian Space Research Organisation is to build a remote sensing satellite,….
Ever since CERN announced that it had spotted a Higgs boson-like particle on July 4,….
To mark the International Women’s Day, Air India today operated an ‘All Women Crew' flight….
Despite India's status as a rising global power and the producer of many of the world’s best scientific minds,….
A 12-year-old Indian-origin girl in the U.K. has stunned everyone….
Wipro Ltd on Wednesday said it has been recognised by the Ethisphere Institute,….
Health officials say there is only a “limited window of opportunity”….
A pinched nerve in the back, or lumbar spinal stenosis….
Yahoo’s chief executive, Marissa M#mce_temp_url#ayer, inspired much debate and rebuke ….
An Indian American company based in Texas has been indicted by federal authorities….
Accreditation has been made mandatory within six months….
I’ve written recently about the job prospects for college graduates….
India has hiked funds for its ministry of science and technology by 20 percent….
In its latest World Reputation Rankings for 2013, Times Higher Education magazine,….
Are the glory days of American physics over?....
If India's Finance Minister P Chidambaram is to go by then Science and Technology has got a "substantial enhancement"…..
Britain and France announced a host of higher education and research joint ventures….
Lack of quality teaching, absence of industry collaborations,….
Young techies of the city’s Startup Village have developed over 200 apps….
…. its focus on e-books for mobile devices too appears to be promising….
India, which is predicted to emerge as one of the important economic
Lack of quality teaching, absence of industry collaborations,….
With a view to achieving excellence in higher education in Bihar….
The world’s two largest providers of massive open online courses,….
India’s health care sector is a study in contrasts. Even as doctors like Devi Prasad Shetty,….
There are few skin diseases more debilitating than leprosy….
An Indian information technology company will train 1,500 computer aided designs….
Science in India is on the move in a big way. …
The Indian space agency will on Feb 25 put into orbit seven foreign satellites
including an Indo-French collaborative satellite SARAL….
The college degree is becoming the new high school diploma: the new minimum requirement,….
India: The New Frontier for Community Colleges
Access to affordable, quality higher education is a fundamental premise of the community college….
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has slated its first launch of the year….
We are conducting a social work programme started in 1994 in South India, Auroville, supported by donations and volunteers….
… IT-related exports from India are expected to touch US $ 87 billion in 2014….
Asit Dogra quit his two-year-old job at a Mumbai broking firm….
A global survey of the academic community on the leadership challenges….
Although Indian higher education suffers from many dysfunctionalities….
Teaching, research and extension are on the agenda of every farm university….
Recent research by management consulting firm Hay Group suggests….
Bhutan will become the first country to produce exclusively organic food….
India has witnessed a massive expansion of universities and colleges since 1950-51…
The supercomputer has been upgraded to 524 teraflops,….
Stating that the Union government was committed to ensuring that
Apple, which has for long ignored India, appears to be vying for the attention….
After a decade of deliberations, the government on Wednesday decided to open 200 community colleges from the next academic session….
Earlier this month, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh unveiled a new science policy,….
Women coconut pollinators scale new heights The Hindu, Feb. 7, ‘13
It takes 5- 10 minutes for them to complete the work on a single tree….
New Delhi: Echoing what experts have been saying for years,
DNA as an information storage device The Hindu, Feb. 7, ‘13
Natural selection and evolution have used DNA to store and read out to make our bodies….
Older people could benefit from using e-readers or tablet computers
The government has issued a notification….
In India, about 15 babies die every minute due to asphyxiation in maternity homes….
“The available quality of higher education in India is unable to meet the demands of a growing youth population…..
Bitten by the entrepreneurial bug, young IITians are planning to set up their own ventures…..
The Aadhaar scheme of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI)….
After being a facilitator of cash benefit transfers,….
Eleven of 100 Muslims in India take up higher education –….
With Indian universities repeatedly failing to figure among the top 200 educational institutions….
Going by the widely prevalent perceptions of discerning observers,….
Bangalore: India and China are battling to overtake one another in terms of economic growth in the coming decade….
Asit Dogra quit his two-year-old job at a Mumbai broking firm to join the Indian Institute of Management (IIM),….
Think transparent smartphones are futuristic?....
As a result, 26% of China's university-age population is enrolled in an institution of higher education….
Asit Dogra quit his two-year-old job at a Mumbai broking firm….
New approach holds promise of better treatment options for severe episodes….
The Asia-Pacific region is emerging as a lucrative market for outsourcing contracts….
Student visas were used so extensively by Indians to gain the right to work in the UK that they became known as "marriage dowries"
…. The good news on resources is that many developing countries have growing economies….
Women in India are facing a severe problem of weight extremes with the obese getting fatter….
The man credited with inventing the world wide web, Sir Tim Berners-Lee,….
The Indian government has taken a number of measures and effectively put in place "single-window clearance" ….
Doctors say that a diet rich in calcium, and a simple exercise like brisk walking can help prevent Osteoporosis….
A serious shortage of faculty forces rethink; govt may also approve fee hike
India successfully tested its submarine-based ballistic missile capability by launching it from deep inside the Bay of Bengal….
Now you can get life-like 3-D hologram images of yourself to wow your family and friends…..
Researchers have come up with a new pattern for organic solar cells….
All Indian Newspapers are arranged here for you. Just click a state to read it's Newspaper in below given Map of India….
India’s solar power policy is now entering round two….
India's proposed Mars mission in November would boost New Delhi's credentials….
The Maha Kumbh Mela, considered the largest public gathering in the world,….
When Naresh Malhotra joined Bangalore-based Amalgamated Bean Coffee Trading Company….
The project seeks to create 1,000 student start-ups in 10 years in the telecom sector….
Noted Indian scientist Dr C N R Rao has been conferred with China's top science award for his important contributions….
In the 90s, Mark Lynas was a most vocal critic of genetically modified (GM) technology….
Earlier this month, the Indian government rolled out its much-touted direct cash transfer plan (DCT)…..
Five years after the start of the Great Recession,….
The latest Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) by NGO Pratham….
However, reliance on imports continues to be high with 65% of demand for electronic products being met by imports….
British scientists seeking to tap more efficient forms of solar power….
India's second lunar mission will be undertaken with Russian participation though it has got delayed,….
Have tuitions become a necessary evil in our academic world?....
Researchers, including one of Indian origin, have demonstrated the most complex 2-D optical….
One thousand and five hundred diamond polishing units of Surat had got together to challenge the monopoly of multinationals….
Against the backdrop of rising crime against women,….
Rail fares in all classes will be costlier from Tuesday…..
The Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani,….
It’s common these days for people to compare India with China….
Of all the nations that got freedom from the colonial powers in the 20th century,….
The "expat premium" that allowed graduates of overseas institutions to command higher salaries…..
As an undergraduate in the 1960s, my lectures at a low-ranking university….
Prof Udupi Ramachandra Rao, who is overseeing India’s preparations for the launch of an orbiter to Mars….
With the emergence of India on the global scene as a player….
Even though the Prime Minister has initiated the direct cash transfer to 20 districts….
For some analysts, the numbers posted by Infosys in the third quarter….
Tata Consultancy Services, India’s largest software exporter,….
Karthik Reddy is convinced that investing in a large number of early-stage ventures,….
More than 400 books from the MIT Press eBooks Library’s Computing and Engineering Collection….
Organic chemistry course surveying introductory topics in structure and reactivity with an emphasis on structural fundamentals….
Indian scientific discovery - The legacy...
A pilot project of the Department of School Education which envisages providing smart cards….
Studying over time and self-quizzing before exams may help you secure better grades….
Scientists have developed an enzyme treatment which could neutralise the effects…..
A few days ago, Ramesh Ferris took his first ride on a motorbike…..
In the 1980s, only three decades ago, 200,000 to 400,000 children,….
By inventing a school bus locator app (Ez School Bus Locator), S. Arjun,….
Though Coimbatore’s retail sector is yet to tap the potential of e-commerce….
Bangalore-based analytics firm is going after emerging markets in Africa and West Asia….
In several ways, the life and work of Swami Vivekananda (1863-1902)….
Scientists from the Institute for Learning & Brain Sciences….
Universities and colleges saw the numbers of international students from India, ….
Kaziranga, a refuge to more than 2,200 endangered Indian rhinoceros, ….
Microsoft and Bournville College of London have been roped in to train Scheduled Caste….
A tough global market is forcing information technology companies….
With just one week under our belts in this New Year,….
With uncertainties of the global economic volatility still looming,….
In a life-span of only 39 years, Swami Vivekananda, who spread the message of India's spiritual heritage….
Taking its knowledge sharing and innovation theme further thisVibrant Gujarat Summit 2013,…
With train services hit due to fog in Northern states,….
In 2003, emerging India set itself a goal: to increase its research….
A proposed investment of Rs.5 lakh crore, jobs for two million people,….
India's tryst with Mars will begin in October to explore the red planet's atmosphere and search for life-sustaining elements,….
"Keep faith, we are on the right track….
Govt move to make tech 'people-oriented'
MUMBAI: On the eve of the Indian Science Congress which will hit a century at Kolkata,….
Japan’s plan to phase out its nearly 50 gigawatts of nuclear capacity over the next two to three decades…
If there is any weakness in security, you can guarantee….
Maqboolpura offers a window into a drug epidemic that government and U.N. officials say is gripping young men….
The third version of low cost tablet 'Aakash' will be a delight….
Have a question, feedback or issue? Let us know.….
After undertaking a massive enrolment drive and testing out processes….
The Internet, a revolutionary and cheap communications system that has transformed….
On the eve of the Indian Science Congress which will hit a century at Kolkata,….